Mirror Pond: To Dredge or Not to Dredge?

Mirror Pond: To Dredge or Not to Dredge?

That's the $6.6 Million Dollar Question
A private business acquired the land beneath Mirror Pond in 2015, but there are at least 10 different stakeholders, including YOU, the public, who own the waters.

I Survived an Eclipse (And You Can Too!)

Sketchy boat rides, a blood infection and a burglary. What's not to love about chasing an eclipse?
"R eef!

I Survived an Eclipse in Central Oregon

...and it was pretty anticlimactic.
I t was February of 1979 and my husband and I had moved to Bend just a few months before.

Where Your Money Goes

With the wrap-up of the Oregon Legislature, a look at how some parts of the budget shook out for Central Oregonians
With the adjournment of the Legislature on July 7, many people have questions about the budget.

Where Are They Now?

In the wake of marijuana legalization, a writer sets out to find his former dealers—and some ugly truths
Fukushima is the best description of Rob.

Now You Know

Pot, psych meds and other weird stuff you've been wondering about dogs and cats
You got the cat/dog from a shelter or a designer breeder, or maybe even from someone who was looking for a "farm" where they could dispose of their pet.


Oregon moves to de-felonize hard drugs in hopes of eradicating racial profiling and beating the opioid crisis
It's Friday and you're speeding 5 miles over, anxious to get to your favorite brewery.

Fresh Air & Wind in Your Hair

Your Summer Outdoor Events Listings

Portrait of a Patriot

Americans are less proud to be Americans than they've been since 2001, but a lack of pride doesn't necessarily translate into a shortage of patriotism
In 2017, Americans are less proud to be Americans than they've been since 2001.


  • Redmond Brewfest

    Redmond Brewfest

    Sat., Aug. 19, 12-10 p.m.
    @ American Legion Park – Enjoy two full days days of craft beer heaven featuring...

  • Culver Crawdad Festival

    Culver Crawdad Festival

    Sat., Aug. 19, 7-9:30 a.m.
    @ Culver Veterans Memorial Park – Bicycle Poker Ride and Crawdad Festival. 25-mile long bicycle poker...

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