Joe Kline / The Bulletin Brian Saint, of Bend, tries on a mask in a mirror at Spirit Halloween in Bend on Sunday.
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Why does Bend, one of the nation?s fittest cities, ?have the 5th-highest rate of bariatric surgery?
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Harold Stenseth has lost more than 150 pounds after having bariatric surgery.
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Running through the pain
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Carrie Carney, left, and her friend Kirsten Scott wear their Portland Marathon competitor T-shirts and medals during a meeting outside Integrated Eye Care in Bend last week.
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Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Mark Johnson, 12, stays upright Saturday in the senior calf riding event during the Cowdeo in Madras. The events for the older participants, ages 12 to 14, more closely resembled the events seen on the adult rodeo circuit.
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Fall colors surround Tamolitch Falls, also known as the Blue Pool, along the McKenzie River Trail in the Willamette National Forest.
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St. Charles: Ready for Ebola ? ? and dealing with the virus that?s already ?hit here
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Ken Quiner, emergency management coordinator, left, helps Rebecca Sherer, medical director of infection prevention and control, both of St. Charles Health System, put on a smock Thursday that?s part of the personal protective equipment used to prevent the spread of diseases at St. Charles Bend. Providers at the hospital system would use the gear if they treat an Ebola patient.
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putting on their winter caps
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Constructing a solution to flooding problem
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Vic Russell Construction Inc. employees work on installing storm-drain inlets on Huntington Road near Third Street in La Pine on Wednesday afternoon.
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More than homework fills these backpacks
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Volunteer Kay Rozendal, of Redmond, fills bags with food for Redmond nonprofit Jericho Road, which delivers it to schools for kids dependent on the school lunch program, so they have enough to eat on the weekends.
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Power generation still years away at Newberry Volcano
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Trenton Cladouhos, senior vice president of research and development for AltaRock Energy Inc. explains and points out the equipment used for the ongoing geothermal exploration experiment at Newberry.