The fine art of basic care

Nursing assistant program at COCC provides a well-rounded approach to the health care field

Up on the third floor of Central Oregon Community College’s (COCC) Health Careers Center — … Read more

Is your home healthy?

For most of us, our home is our most precious space on the entire planet. … Read more

Fall is in the air

We’ve spent all summer outside ignoring the inside of our homes — except to change … Read more

Data-keepers are the core of care

COCC program trains students for diverse, developing field of Health Information Technology

When the Zika virus suddenly darted across the globe in 2015, uncertainty followed with it. … Read more

Cutting horses, a Western market and more at the fairgrounds

Dont miss the Cascades Futurity and Aged horse cutting competition, through Aug. 19

The Cascades Futurity and Aged horse cutting competition event is well underway at the Deschutes … Read more

The power of manufacturing

The manufacturing program at COCC provides strong tools for building rewarding, hands-on careers

There’s a potent epidemic currently sweeping across the nation — and the cure is, quite … Read more

Bringing premier cutting events back to Oregon roots

A lot of money will be up for grabs at the Cascades Futurity and Aged … Read more

Get outdoors and start cooking!

The popularity of outdoor kitchens has grown in recent years. Whether situated right outside on … Read more

Mapping a future through the mountains

COCC’s Outdoor Leadership program blends self-reliance, technical skills and citizenship

Early last spring, out on the late-season snowpack that glazed the Three Sisters Wilderness, a … Read more

A world away, in a nearby classroom

COCC broadens horizons with a passion for foreign languages and cultural studies

The freezer in Tim Neville’s house is starting to resemble a faraway land. Inside it, … Read more

Custom bedding — why would anyone spend that much on bedding?!

Custom bedding is what makes your master bedroom feel like it’s yours alone. It’s made … Read more

The many hats of a medical assistant

COCC program equips students for a versatile health care career

Syvenna Godat is starting to feel the pulse of her new career. The Central Oregon … Read more

Dental certificate opens up rewarding career

COCC’s dental assisting program emphasizes hands-on learning, people skills

Getting smiles back on track is the mission of a low-cost dental clinic staged at … Read more

Top 10 remodeling questions

10. How long will it take? Without knowing what is inside your walls (read more … Read more

Training for the tech sector

Future coders and network techs find a range of certificates, degrees at COCC

The data is in. As Central Oregon tech start-ups are gaining traction and established firms … Read more

A prescription for a promising future

COCC preps students for careers in the pharmacy tech field

Things are looking extra healthy in the field of pharmaceuticals. In just the past three … Read more

Home design trends for 2018

Like cars, clothes and food, home design has distinct trends. Here’s what you can expect … Read more

A pop of color … but where?

Sometimes the easiest way to update a dull area in your home is to add … Read more

Smart home applications — luxury or necessity?

We are now in a world of devices. Tablets, smartphones, voice controlled speakers — Alexa, … Read more

Create a functional space where people want to congregate

The back-up camera. A simple addition to the car dash, but it has saved lives, … Read more

Get ready — fall into your coziest bed

Long summer days are giving way to less daylight and the start of that desire … Read more

Powder room pow!

Typically smallest room in the house, the powder room is where you can add the … Read more

Lovin’ your outdoor space: creating a space that flows from inside to out

Summer is short and oh-so-sweet in Central Oregon. We like to make the most of … Read more

Color — how it makes us feel

Why is it when you walk into a room that has that just-right color you … Read more

Create a home recharging station

Having a quiet space in your home is essential to recharging yourself. After an especially … Read more

Taking your home from comfy to chic

Has your home become a little too comfy for your own good? Does your sofa … Read more

Geological Wonder: The Painted Hills

Hike through one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon

One of the most beautiful and unusual sites in Central Oregon is the Painted Hills, … Read more

Remodeling your home: floors — hardwood or tile?

In Bend homes, floors are mostly hardwood in the living areas, usually carpet in the … Read more

Physical therapist and horse lover Wes Rau

As a physical therapist and horse lover, Wes Rau finds satisfaction in knowing he can make an impact for both the animal and the rider.

Wes Rau is checking out the patrons of Wild Ride Brewing as they wander into … Read more

Jumpstart your metabolism

It is known that having a good metabolism is ideal. It is also generally known … Read more

The One-Stop Resource for Central Oregon Real Estate

Find Central Oregon real estate listings and the Central Oregon lifestyle all in one place.

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO From the start, The Bulletin wanted to make … Read more

Relieve the stress of being a caregiver with self-care

Caregivers at home manage much more complex health issues that used to be handled by doctors and nurses

Frank and Helen have been married for 57 years — college sweethearts who raised three … Read more

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