Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Mike Custard, standing with a Titan T-51, owns and operates Summit Aircraft, an experimental aircraft builders-assist shop and maker of aircraft skis in Bend.
Album ID: 1845634
With business booming, Centratel plans expansion
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Sam Carpenter, CEO of Centratel, stands in the Centratel answering service facility in Bend. žSeven of our last 10 months have been record months,Ó Carpenter says. To keep up with the added business, Centratel plans to take over a 6,000-square-foot floor in its new $2.3 million building.
Album ID: 1844202
New eateries open as other ones close
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin A note thanks customers for their patronage and support at the recently closed Alpenglow Cafe on NW Wall Street in downtown Bend.
Album ID: 1841425
Summer sporting events bring big tourism boom
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Tom Lomax, bottom, and Bulletin reporter Mark Morical ride down a trail in the new Mt. Bachelor downhill bike park.
Album ID: 1840992
Local coffee shop closes
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Employees of Bellatazza make drinks for customers in Sunriver on Tuesday during the final day of operation. A Starbucks owned by Sunriver Resort is scheduled to take its place this winter. Bellatazza in downtown Bend will remain in operation.
Album ID: 1840607
Cranking out quick fixes
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Ben Dodge, left, and August Cary opened their Bend bike shop, The Crankery, in May 2013.
Album ID: 1840142
Bigger farms, but fewer of them
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin file photo Wheat, which is being planted outside Madras in this 2007 photo, is one of Jefferson Countys top crops, according to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, released in May.
Album ID: 1839643
Herbal supplement maker relocating to Redmond
Album ID: 1838749
Shops, condos envisioned for old railway property
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin A developer would like to build upscale condominiums on the former railroad-spur property located along Arizona Avenue east of the Mill Quarter in Bend .
Album ID: 1835663
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Richard Cooper, owner of Color Guard Photo in Bend, shows some of his companys restoration work.