Single men are increasingly having biological children via surrogacy

Bill Guest was about 30 when his biological clock kicked in. His friends were having … Read more

Restaurant review: Astro Lounge

Bend establishment boasts 17 years of success

It’s impressive for a night club and cocktail lounge, regardless of the location, to persist … Read more

Perfecting homemade pizza

Great pizza can be made at home without any special equipment

The quest for excellent homemade pizza can sometimes border on obsession. Pizza stones, pizza steels, … Read more

One ingredient could upgrade your summer eats

“The Asheville Bee Charmer Cookbook: Sweet and Savory Recipes Inspired by 28 Varietals and Blends” … Read more

Fashion show showed dresses using drones

At a recent fashion showcase in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, there were no models to show … Read more

Festival fashion can be a minefield of do’s and don’ts

PHILADELPHIA — Festival season is in full effect. But these unabashed months of dancin’ (and … Read more

Most recent restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Just Cut Organic Juice Bar: 100 Cuppa Yo Frozen … Read more

‘Supergirl’ is flying to a new night

Q: I heard that “Supergirl” is moving to Sundays next season, though The CW doesn’t … Read more

Entertainment news in brief

Giuliana Rancic returning to ‘E! News’ “E! News” will soon welcome a familiar face: Giuliana … Read more

Central Oregon support groups

The following list contains support group information submitted to The Bulletin. Submissions must be updated … Read more

OSU-Cascades grad follows in grandpa’s footsteps

Like grandfather, like granddaughter

When Alephair Bylund walks at the Oregon State University-Cascades commencement ceremony Sunday, she will be … Read more

Pet of the week

Brando Celebrate Adopt-A-­Shelter-Cat Month by adding handsome Brando to your family. All cats six months … Read more

In major shift, young people with disabilities get expanded work opportunities

Liz McGrory says she buried her face in her hands and wept on the day … Read more

Design: Try these alternatives to traditional art

No traditional art? No problem. These days artwork doesn’t have to be traditional, like on … Read more

Creating a landscape that’s unappetizing to deer and rabbits

No plants are critter proof. But some will prompt Central Oregon wildlife to turn up their noses

As a longtime resident of Central Oregon one of the first questions newcomers ask me: … Read more

Homeowner rips out grass, replaces it with turf

MINNEAPOLIS — Everyone else’s lawn may be a mushy yellow-brown in early spring, but Larry … Read more

Returning to the roots of our presidents’ gardens

Jonathan Pliska is growing two varieties of cabbage in a corner of his back yard, … Read more

4 couples turn dreams of living abroad into reality

Living overseas, once thought of as a jet-set lifestyle reserved for the wealthy, is available … Read more

Designer advises for living well with dogs and cats

Susanna Salk shares her experience with designing spaces to accommodate pets

Sharing your home with a dog or cat has many joys and a few disappointments … Read more

Forget Croatia: Why you need to visit the 'real' Balkans

It's the unofficial beginning of summer, and the rising temperatures mean your social media scroll … Read more

Retirees, this new cruise line is for you. There are no kids, and booze is included.

BC-CRU-VICTORY-RETIREES:MI - travel (1350 words),1405 Retirees, this new cruise line is for you. There are … Read more


On your next trip out east, check out the revitalization in the downtown of North Dakota’s capital

BISMARCK, N.D. — T he state capital of North Dakota feels more like a small … Read more

Come sail away at a northern Minnesota resort on Lake Vermilion

Gliding across northern Minnesota’s Lake Vermilion on a sleek, deluxe racing sailboat known as an … Read more

In the south of France, a city is still ruled by ancient Rome

A funny thing happened on the way to the Airbnb. As we dragged our suitcases … Read more

Dude ranches offer family fun

A dude or guest ranch vacation offers families old-fashioned hospitality and the opportunity to learn … Read more

Anniversary : Jerry and Diane Fox

Fox Jerry and Diane (Pettibone) Fox, of Bend, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a … Read more

Anniversary: Linda and Allan Plant

Plant Allan and Linda (Johnston) Plant, of Redmond, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with … Read more

REALMS sixth-graders learn value of humanely raised pork

Out to pasture

More than 50 REALMS middle school students tore through Piggyback Ranch on a recent field … Read more

Adoptable pet of the week

Katie Katie is a smart 7-year-old cattle-dog mix who is shy at first and eager … Read more

Seattle man seeks forest for ancient Redwood archive trees

One hundred trees are on their way to Seattle, in search of a forest. Grown … Read more

Good eats are at the heart of every artichoke

T here is something extravagant about trimming an artichoke heart. The vegetable matter is peeled, … Read more

It’s not exactly an invasion, but British jeans are here

“It takes seven people to make our jeans,” said Faye Toogood, the co-founder and designer … Read more

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