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...

An Oregon artist combines mediums in a new Sunriver Resort display Monica Setziol-Phillips has been combining hardwood and fiber in art for over thirty years. “When you carve wood you’re taking away to form what you want, when you’re weaving you’re adding to your building. So...

The biggest problem for outdoor sports enthusiasts living within an hour of fantastic skiing, climbing, mountain biking, and boating is affording and maintaining gear. That problem becomes increasingly frustrating when an innocuous $.89 zipper breaks on a $300 coat. That’s where Gear Fix steps in. Originally...

 Free your family's inner pirate with search for buried treasure These days it can take an adventure of epic proportions to encourage kids away from the screens, game controllers and smartphones in exchange for some healthy time spent outdoors. What greater, imagination-inspiring adventure could you possibly...

Detoxify with a little Lava Love Several years ago Portland nutritionist Elisabeth Dunham was nearly bedridden due to an onslaught of debilitating symptoms after becoming infected with Lyme disease. After she tried a myriad of cures, she finally found one that worked—products made from lava—and ended...