Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Work continues on Silver Rail Elementary School in Bend on Thursday.
Album ID: 1952744
A reunion of sorts at a Madras school
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin H.D. Weddel, left, and Mark Neffendorf will be working together again as vice principal and principal at Madras High School in the upcoming school year.
Album ID: 1952732
Retired superintendent ready for the llama farm
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Ron Wilkinson gets close to his full Argentine llama, Corani, in the pasture at his Bend farm Thursday morning. Wilkinson and his wife keep about 40 llamas on their 10 acres.
Album ID: 1952306
OSU-Cascades digs in as Truth in Site appeals
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Brush clearing with heavy equipment gets underway Tuesday afternoon in preparation for road construction at the future home of OSU-Cascades on Bend?s west side.
Album ID: 1951923
COCC hopes $21M dorm will aid recruiting efforts
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Workers from Classic Delivery and Installation set up furniture in a lounge area of the new residence hall at Central Oregon Community College in Bend last week.
Album ID: 1951532
Culinary teachers go back to school at COCC
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Arica Mathers of Westview High School in Beaverton, from left, Cascade Culinary Institute chef David Trask, Alexandra Sutherland of Ridgeview High School in Redmond, and Heidi McManus-Larson of Tualatin High School, make empanadas together during a four-day training with high school culinary teachers at Cascade Culinary Institute in Bend Monday.
Album ID: 1950521
Flying as a family affair
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Cammi Benson, left, and Seth Roy stand by the Cessna 172 model airplane, that they use to train with at the Sisters Airport in Sisters Thursday afternoon 6-18-15.
Album ID: 1949836
Aspiring teen firefighters camp, learn and practice
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Camp Fire Axe participants exit the Bend Fire Department?s training structure covered in foam after completing the last simulation of the camp Sunday afternoon. For the last activity, a room was sprayed with foam and the Camp Fire Axe participants had to locate a dummy victim and rescue it. Sunday was the final day of the four-day, three-night camp.
Album ID: 1949194
COCC aims to boost retention
The Bulletin file photo An Algebra 1 class in the Mazama Building on the Central Oregon Community College campus in Bend. The college is seeking a grant to improve remedial classes that prepare students for college level courses. Currently at COCC, less than half of first-time students make it to their second year.
Album ID: 1948505
What?s the coolest summer hangout for teens: the library?
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Troy Sawyer, left, and Keara Masterson, both 16-year-old Bend residents, took full advantage of the library Tuesday. The library is offering plenty of events this summer aimed at middle- and high-schoolers, from bookbinding classes to theater workshops.