Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Employees of Sunlight Solar Energy install solar panels Wednesday at the Bend Park & Recreation District office building on Columbia Street near Riverbend Park. The number of solar power systems installed in Oregon grew from 1,000 in 2009 to more than 8,000 last year, according to a state Public Utility Commission report.
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Midstate Power Products finds a bigger home
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Dumpling-cart fuss stirs city code issues
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Adam Klauss, right, and Dusty Newman prepare dumplings for customers Friday evening at the Dump City Dumpling cart at the corner of NW Wall Street and Oregon Avenue in downtown Bend. The location is a new one for Dump City, which had operated at the corner of Bond and Oregon since 2010.
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Bend businesses see value in vaping
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Spencer Knowles, owner of High Mountain Mist, exhales vapor from an e-cigarette Thursday afternoon while sampling different varieties with patrons in his Bend business.
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Heard of Arduino? Just about anyone can build just about anything with it
Joe Kline / The Bulletin David Robson, founder of the Bend Arduino Group, shows an Arduino circuit board at the Tech Space in Bend. ?Arduino? sounds like technical jargon ? and it is, describing a system that anyone can use to build an array of electronic devices.
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From banking ?to cider-making
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin John Gessner, owner of Far Afield Cider, pours a sample of his fresh cider in his new cidery off NE Second Street in Bend.
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Washington state flooring company buys retail center in north Bend
The managers of Cost Less Carpet in Bend, Bruce and Joni Boyle also have an ownership stake in the building. Andy Tullis The Bulletin
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A full service spa -- for Fido
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Airport?s food options ?to change
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin The Pub server, Tony Purkey, second from left, delivers beverages to patrons, as they eat lunch and have drinks last week at The Pub upstairs at the Redmond Airport .