Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin An employee at Confluence Fly Shop in the Old Mill District demonstrates how the new credit card readers work with the new EMV technology Tuesday afternoon.
Album ID: 1979714
Where pot can be bought
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Sarah Rivera demonstrates making pre-rolled joints for purchase at Tokyo Starfish in Bend last week. Medicinal marijuana dispensaries can begin selling limited items, like pre-rolled joints, to recreational customers Thursday.
Album ID: 1979015
Bend?s Volcano Veggies scores bank prize
Andy Tullis/ The Bulletin James Sbarra, left, and Shannon Sbarra with some of the lettuce they grow at Volcano Veggies, in Bend. The startup has won a $25,000 prize from the Wells Fargo Works Project, along with six months of mentorship from a business specialist.
Album ID: 1977755
Bringing big data to small business
Andy Tullis/ The Bulletin Jon Leathem (left) and Shane Ketterman of Rewire Digital, stand together outside the 1001 Tech Center in Bend Tuesday morning.
Album ID: 1977756
BTL Liners takes products worldwide
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Michael Baron, right, BTL Liners president, and Jared Santoro, vice president and general manager, stand in the company?s warehouse in Prineville.
Album ID: 1976850
Learning entrepreneurship while in prison in Madras
Stephen Hamway / The Bulletin Inmate Chris Bookhart, who graduated Tuesday from an entrepreneurship program at Deer Ridge Correctional Institution in Madras, holds a drawing of the logo for his future business Fresh Start Cleaning Service.
Album ID: 1974342
Where startups go for know-how
Joe Kline / The Bulletin David Robson (right) and Rick SIlver stand in E::Space Labs, a membership-based electrical and mechanical engineering lab in Bend.