The High Desert Museum living history volunteers live and breathe characters from the past There’s never time for Frank Graham, 70, to get bored in retirement. He’s taken on several different personalities to keep himself occupied. There’s the army sergeant, the sheriff, the train station agent,...

 Three world-class river fisheries on the dry side of the Cascades In fall, the Cascades region has much to offer the adventuresome angler. Summer-tepid rivers cool, autumn rains recharge dwindling streams with new water and life, steelhead are pressed to spawn, and trout and bass scramble...

Bend’s Makers District on the rise Maker A person who makes something. A company that makes a specified product. A subculture that includes engineering-oriented pursuits as well as more traditional activities such as metalworking, woodworking and traditional arts and crafts. The Makers District is a new...

 A European-inspired and outdoor-oriented home in Southwest Bend Bend, Oregon, is defined by its outdoor charm and adventurous attitude. Surrounded by forests and volcanic peaks, resident explorers are invited to play in nature. Therefore, it is only fitting that many Central Oregon homes take inspiration from the outdoors...

 BendFilm returns for its twelfth season BendFilm has grown and evolved over the last 12 years to become a cultural force and treasured event for the local community. In tandem, BendFilm’s reach has expanded among indie filmmakers all over the world. This year the festival, with...