Vinyl Warrior Rocks On

Vinyl Warrior Rocks On

Every day, Keith Schuman ensures his modest store raises a ruckus
"It's a good day when good vinyl comes in.

Too stubborn to quit

Almine Barton, acupuncturist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner
When Almine Barton was young, her parents sat her down and told her she was extremely likely to become addicted to something.

Bike Skills are Life Skills

Jane Quinn of Dirt Divas wants to teach women that mountain biking is for everyone—not to mention being super fun
When the Dirt Divas women's mountain biking group started its season in April, over 100 women showed for the first all-ladies group ride of 2018.

Remembering Deshaun

A spotlight on the grief and confusion of a teen suicide, and a call for schools and communities to do more to step in
Deshaun Adderley was "the kind of kid who never left the house without saying, 'Bye, Dad, I love you,' or 'Bye, Mom, I love you,'" says his father, Donavan Adderley.

Katie Pinto

A popular '90s jam band brought hula hooping back. Now, this "professional play artist" bases her life and work around the iconic hoop
It all started as a joke.

Rebel With a Cause

Sustaining Bend through trees
Over by 15th Street and Wilson Avenue on the east side of Bend, there's an old juniper tree that Louise Palmer says sometimes speaks to her.

Elysia Kiyija

Program Director, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Central Oregon
"Every child is just one positive adult away from being a success story."

Lawnae Hunter

Advocating for stroke awareness in Central Oregon
Lawnae Hunter was careening down a twisty waterslide on the remote island of Turks and Caicos when her stroke hit.

J.D. Platt

Bend's professional every-man takes on a new venture
In J.D. Platt's 39 years in Bend, he's done just about everything—from professional snowboarder to breakdancer—and now he's come out with his own brand of inflatable standup paddle boards, aptly named JD SUP.

Listening, Locally

Barbara Rich, founder of Listen Local Live!
Barbara Rich has been singing most of her life.

Do You Even Home Brew, Bro?

Amid a throng of local world-class brewers, these guys offer a home for those who want to brew their own
In a town steeped in hops and yeast, one business, housed in a stately old church on Northeast Third Street, stands out as a beer mecca.


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  • Re: Remembering Deshaun

    • Thanks for your comments, Crystal, and we have to agree about Alex's comments. While we…

    • on May 18, 2018
  • Re: Bike Skills are Life Skills

    • I just read about this program and it's so awesome! Absolutely recommending to my fiancee,…

    • on May 11, 2018
  • Re: Remembering Deshaun

    • Deshauns was my nephews cousin on his dads side, I personally only meant this young…

    • on May 9, 2018
  • Re: Remembering Deshaun

    • Hey Alex. Great job in devaluing the kids life since "young blacks are hardly the…

    • on May 9, 2018
  • Re: Remembering Deshaun

    • Touching. But young blacks are hardly the face of a suicide epidemic. The group that…

    • on May 8, 2018
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