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Where Do the Rock Chucks Go?

By Alysia Wolf, Associate Curator of Wildlife at the High Desert Museum On an early summer morning, before the [...]

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2020-07-21T14:00:18-07:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Article, History|Tags: |2 Comments

Percy A. Stevens – Bend’s First Casualty of the Great War

Bend High grad was one of 14 local men who died in World War I As we honor veterans on [...]

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2020-10-22T15:54:31-07:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: History|0 Comments

Fall 2019 arts, lectures and events

Cultural happenings in Bend and beyond There’s always something going on in Bend during the fall, from History Pubs and [...]

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2019-11-14T03:47:10-08:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Events, History|0 Comments

Brooks-Scanlon mill remnants now house floral arrangements

Former mill waste burners have been converted into giant flower pots The past is ever present here in Bend. From [...]

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2019-11-25T02:47:46-08:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: History|0 Comments

Upcoming museum exhibits

History, science and art exhibits on display in Central Oregon Our local museum's in the Bend area do a phenomenal [...]

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2019-07-29T21:56:42-07:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Article, History|0 Comments

A Look Back at the Old Mill District

Encompassing close to 270 acres right in the heart of Bend, the Old Mill District lies along the banks of [...]

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2019-11-25T01:34:49-08:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: History|1 Comment

Memorial Plaques along the Deschutes

Celebrating Central Oregon's pioneering spirits You may have been jogging down one of the many trails by the Deschutes River [...]

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2019-11-25T02:36:01-08:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: History|0 Comments

The History of the Smokestacks

Everyone is always asking about the Old Mill District's iconic smokestacks. Here's the story: An iconic landmark of Bend’s past, [...]

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2019-11-25T01:18:43-08:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: History|3 Comments

Special screenings of WWI documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old”

Back by popular demand, Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Pictures have partnered to bring Academy Award-winner Peter Jackson’s poignant WWI [...]

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2019-11-25T02:32:13-08:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Events, History|0 Comments

Best of the blog 2018

Before we jump headfirst into 2019, we're taking some time to reflect on the past year. Specifically, we're looking at [...]

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2018-12-13T18:42:07-08:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Activities, History, Holiday 2018, Uncategorized|0 Comments