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June 17 Kids Welding Workshop WELDING — In this “hands- on” class, kids cut steel
with a torch and weld those pieces back together. They’ll learn some amazing skills and take their creations home with...

Bookshelf

Gone Camping: A Novel in Verse by Tamera Will Wissinger / Illustrated by Matthew Cordell Lily and Sam are ready to go camping and explore the great outdoors. But then, Lucy starts to think...

Teen Tornado

Chore busting without the struggle By Angela Switzer Recently, grocery shopping during a fundraiser for the high school band, I was struck, not only by how hard- working these teenage band members were, but...

Loving & Letting Go

The need for new foster homes in Central Oregon is huge. If you’re thinking of becoming a foster parent, here’s what you should know. By Nicole Vulcan My First experience with foster care came...

Nest News

Student Influx Get ready for a surge in new students entering the Bend-La Pine school district this year. Administrators are estimating an influx of approximately 1,100 new Kindergarten children starting school in the fall....