The Tourism Issue

This summer seems to have been the tipping point for tourism in Bend—namely, that we are starting to see backlash against the number of tourists and the possibility is being raised that too much tourism is a bad thing for Bend. Not that local negativity against tourism is a new thing, but it’s really the first… Read More The Tourism Issue

Bend Startup Weekend

Seven new local companies – one vying for title at Global Startup Battle Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, Bend Startup Weekend held its first event gathering more than 100 participants. After hearing several pitches From those, 7 teams formed. One team (H20 Photo Project) has advanced to the Global Startup Battle, part of Global Entrepreneurship… Read More Bend Startup Weekend

Riley’s Market is closing

Riley’s Market is the lone grocery store/deli over in NorthWest Crossing, and will be closing after this Saturday (the end of July). It’s in today’s Bulletin. Kacy Logeais, who opened the store in September 2007 with her husband, Shain, said part of the closure is related to debt on the store. She said she spent… Read More Riley’s Market is closing