Bend's teaching restaurant Elevation delivers terrific meals For some, the idea of an evening’s fine dining meal being prepared by fledgling culinary students isn’t going to sound ideal, but not so fast. Dining at the Cascade Culinary Institute’s Elevation restaurant in Bend is sure to deliver...

Tumalo Art Company, an artist-run collective and fine art gallery located in the Old Mill District, has been bringing fine Northwest art to the community for 15 years. Originally located in Tumalo, the gallery moved to Bend in 2004 and has been serving patrons in...

Three Stories of Tying the Knot in Central Oregon April & Jasper Wong October 10, 2015 Pronghorn Resort  •  Bend, Oregon Number of guests: 70 Photographer: Byron Roe Photography “Our first date was awkward,” laughs April Wong, a business data analyst living in Portland. “Jasper is an engineer—reserved and methodical. I'm...

Local pros share tips for enjoying our waterways It’s springtime and the water is calling. Who better to provide advice for where and how to get on a boat, stand up paddleboard or surfboard than our local pros? Here, a few Central Oregon water groupies share...

 Oregon hot springs offer respite and relaxation. From dramatic coastline and ancient rainforests, to fertile farmland to the commanding waterfall-laden Cascade Mountains, to arid juniper-covered prairies and canyonlands, Oregon’s dramatic landscape is home to varied and seemingly endless natural splendor. One way to experience this wonder...

It is said that everything has its season. In Bend, summer’s cycling turns into winter’s skiing. But just because that mountain bike trail disappears under a blanket of snow doesn’t mean it should be abandoned until the next warm season. With a little preparation, some...