Two-wave flu season now the longest in a decade

NEW YORK — Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short … Read more

The cost — and craziness — of helping kids apply to college

At this time of year, high school seniors are anxiously checking their email and snail … Read more

Monkless Belgian Ales’ Curtain Closer is an eye opener

For a brewery known for its strong, complex Belgian-style beers, the latest special release from … Read more

How to plant by the numbers

Threes and fives? Symmetry? It’s time to break the rules.

Understanding numbers usually applies to the high finance world of Wall Street or maybe just … Read more

Most recent restaurant inspections

DESCHUTES COUNTY RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS Highest scoring Just Cut Organic Juice Bar: 100 Bellataza (NW Wall … Read more

National best-sellers for week ending April 13

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, April 13, compiled from data … Read more

Restaurant review: Cracker Barrel

New location in Bend clings to its corporate model

The setting: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, a restaurant just off U.S. Highway 97 at … Read more

Diabetes drug may slow, prevent kidney disease

A drug that’s used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now … Read more

Carl’s Jr. rolling out a CBD burger, but not here, yet

If you live in Denver and you’re celebrating 420, the weed-smoker’s holiday, the burger chain … Read more

Best-sellers for the week ending April 6

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, April 6, compiled from data … Read more

Book review: As Paris was liberated, another invasion began

“Dateline — Liberated Paris: The Hotel Scribe and the Invasion of the Press” by Ronald Weber

“Dateline — Liberated Paris: The Hotel Scribe and the Invasion of the Press” By Ronald … Read more

Restaurant review: Life & Time

A healthy fast food alternative

Life & Time, the new free-range, fast food restaurant on Century Drive, wants to “change … Read more

Falling for Silver Falls State Park

An early spring trip to Oregon’s largest state park reveals extra waterfalls and gushing flows

Oregon’s largest state park emerged thanks in part to the timber industry, a stock market … Read more

Most recent restaurant inspections

DESCHUTES COUNTY RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS Highest scoring Redmond Coffee Company: 100 Jody’s Drive-in: 100 The Vault … Read more

Gardening: Germinating plant and flower seeds for the summer

An unheralded benefit to an interest in gardening is that there is always something to … Read more

Celebrate springtime with an easy-drinking Irish red ale

The proverb “In like a lion, out like a lamb” embodies the welcome change of … Read more

Column: The thrill and terror of newly minted teen drivers

Editor’s note: Because I Said So is a new monthly column exploring the highs, lows … Read more

Spring master gardeners classes offer advice, tips

According to my weather data from April 2018, we had a low of 19 degrees … Read more

Foodie Crawl returns to downtown Bend

After a year’s hiatus, one of Bend’s tastiest events is returning to downtown Bend. The … Read more

Red Dragon Chinese Restaurant closed indefinitely

Indefinite closure — Bend’s Red Dragon Chinese Restaurant has closed its dining room indefinitely as … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, March 30, compiled from data … Read more

Birthday: Idona Fix

Fix Idona Fix, of Bend, celebrated her 100th birthday with a party March 23 at … Read more

Seattle neighbors work to save trees

Suzanne Grant smiles at the towering tulip tree while she can. Nearly 90 feet tall, … Read more

Plans for the McKenzie Pass Highway begin in 1919

Compiled by the Deschutes County Historical Society from archived copies of the Bulletin at the … Read more

Health and Fitness News and Notes

Sugary drinks and shorter lives Drinking sugary beverages is associated with a slightly increased risk … Read more

Restaurant review: Mo’s Egg House

Recently opened cafe boosts Redmond’s breakfast selections

Had it not been for last year’s volcanic eruption in Hawaii, Central Oregon would likely … Read more

Most recent restaurant inspections

Highest scoring New York City Sub Shop (Redmond): 100 Barnes and Noble Booksellers: 100 Billy’s … Read more

Small bites

Dim sum Sunday brunch

Dim sum and then some — Bend’s 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar will offer a … Read more

Report: Introduce peanuts as early as 4 months to prevent allergies

Pediatricians now recommend introducing peanut-­based foods to infants before their first birthday to prevent peanut … Read more

Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer

Before she could start breast cancer treatment, ­Nancy Simpson had to walk in a straight … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, March 16, compiled from data … Read more

Anniversary: John and Diane Hensley

John and Diane (Nicoll) Hensley, of Bend, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a … Read more

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