Bend pilot helps dogs get new homes

More than 100 dogs flown from Fresno, California, to Michigan

More than 100 dogs took flight from Fresno, California, on Valentine’s Day for new homes. … Read more

Missouri nonprofit tries to help disabled find homes

But zoning laws could get in the way

The only reason Robby Fisher can live at home with his parents is because they … Read more

103-year-old still teaching water aerobics

Honey Canney has been teaching the class at Bend Golf & Country Club since 1978

Honey Canney stood in chest-high pool water and shouted instructions during her water aerobics class. … Read more

Restaurant review: Riff Cold-Brewed Coffee Taproom

Riff redefines coffee

Coffee shops and healthy, creative cuisine don’t usually go together. But, then, the Riff Cold-Brewed … Read more

Scared of a superbug? Swabbing, special soap and mouthwash could protect against infection

Think of it as decontaminating yourself. Hospitalized patients who harbor certain superbugs can cut their … Read more

Plan your garden with pollinators in mind

Did you really think it was too early to plan your garden? Never. Based on … Read more

What does ‘I love you’ mean? It depends on what language you speak

In English, “I love you” can have the power of a magic spell or an … Read more

Don’t wait for a disaster to take inventory of your belongings

No home is completely safe from disasters. Although many of us are prepared with emergency … Read more

Hamm sandwich: movies and a miniseries

Q: Since “Mad Men” ended, I’m always looking to see what Jon Hamm will be … Read more

A glass of wine is never far away in Lodi, California

The small town is drenched in sunshine, quieter than Napa Valley and full of historic, award-winning zinfandels

The afternoon sun is golden and warm, belying a morning that started off with touches … Read more

Travelers bound for Britain face uncertainty as Brexit looms large

Teri-Lee Lawler-Baack is a little nervous after the British Parliament’s recent vote on Brexit, which … Read more

Book lover? Plan a trip around a literary festival

Our map of India was the size of a tablecloth, and our folder of can’t-miss … Read more

How to safeguard your tech and your money while you’re traveling

Travel companies were hit by one data breach after another last year — firms including … Read more

How long is the airport security wait? We tested the apps that claim to know

Airport security lines can behave like curly hair: One small change in the atmosphere, and … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Feb. 2, compiled from data … Read more

A mother’s unapologetic memoir of being poor

Anyone who has felt the white-hot humiliation of being caught in a weak moment of … Read more

The best books to read with expired copyright

Information, as the saying goes, wants to be free, though copyright lawyers do their best … Read more

English tutors make friends in Central Oregon

Friendships form between students, tutors in Latino Community Association program

John Cioffi has been helping 75-year-old Raul Lopez learn to read and write English for … Read more

Millennial women make plastic surgeons part of their routine

After her fourth child, Lisa Wilkie felt open to getting a little cosmetic work done. … Read more

Philadelphia museum stages Muslim exhibit with a place to pray

The serene room with violet walls and views of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park is a milestone … Read more

Restaurant review: Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails

Core menu is shrinking as more specials are introduced

In Bend’s burgeoning dining world, one constant has been Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails. Since 2009, … Read more

How to make your best pot of chili

A pot of chili may be one of winter’s ultimate comforts. Hearty, filling, hot and … Read more

A box of clothes that is very outside of the box

This box of clothes promotes Japanese fashion designers

PARIS — Poggy — aka Poggy the Man, whose legal name is Motofumi Kogi — … Read more

Most recent restaurant inspections

Highest scoring Backporch Coffee Roasters (Century Drive): 100 Bethlehem Inn: 100 Big O Bagels (Galveston): … Read more

Bud Light picks a fight with corn syrup in Super Bowl commercial

Bud Light made an enemy of the corn industry Sunday by boasting in a Super … Read more

‘Longmire’ still casts a long shadow

Q: I just saw Season 6 of “Longmire” and was wondering if there was going … Read more

’You can’t go home again’

A former local confronts change in Denver

I used to think my neighborhood of Five Points in Denver was unique. Of course, … Read more

Find the good kind of chills in FAIRBANKS

Bundled in the warmest clothing I own, at least I’m snug while speeding across snow-covered … Read more

All roads lead to the Malecon

HAVANA, Cuba — Herman Portocarero, a former diplomat in Cuba, refers to the seaside Malecon, … Read more

The power of good packing

It is possible to take a weeklong ski trip as a family of four and check only one bag, if you use these tips for efficient packing

Winter sports require massive amounts of gear, including equipment, warm clothes, waterproof outerwear, boots, helmets, … Read more

10 books to read in February

This month,I’m recommending juicy novels. Why? Hey, I don’t make the publishers’ schedules, I just … Read more

The perfect book to celebrate Chinese New Year

Sometimes, the mood is one of enchantment and melancholy, of moonlit evenings when soft rain … Read more

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