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Just Another Monday Evening

Mondays get such a bad rap.

Every once in a while, Monday tries to redeem itself. Today began as most of my other summer Mondays began: rather insignificantly. 562 more words

Out And About

Rental trucks scarce until September

Movers in high demand.

As if moving wasn’t one of life’s most stressful events, it’s made tougher this summer by a continuing demand in Bend for movers and rental trucks. 10 more words

Bend Bulletin

Oregon’s 2018 health insurance rates approved

Average increases lower than in previous years.

Monthly rates for individual health insurance policies in Oregon will increase by an average of 9.2 percent next year, significantly lower than the 27 percent average increase in 2017 and 23 percent in 2016. 14 more words

Bend Bulletin

Friday's Photography/Poem: High Desert Enchantment

(Over the years we’ve spent time in Oregon’s breathtaking high desert and ranch lands. Our state is nearly 45 percent desert despite having lush forests and much rain in the western part. 218 more words

In Rural Oregon, Efforts To Bring In Large Data Centers Raise Housing Costs

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: In the Pacific Northwest, former mill towns have tried to reinvent their

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Affordable Housing

A book for Central Oregon history buffs

Crooked River Country: Wranglers, Rogues, and Barons (linked to Amazon)

by David Braly

Published by Washington State University Press, Pullman, Washington, 2007

331 pages, includes a Select Bibliography, Chapter Index of Personages and a separate map in a pocket in the back cover… 558 more words


Visiting Oregon's Wilderness Areas (July 2017)

In late 2015, as we were assembling our hiking to do list for 2016, it occurred to us that we had yet to at least visit all of Oregon’s 47 established and open federal wilderness areas ( 457 more words