Joe Kline / The Bulletin Shevlin Park visitors walk over a bridge on the Tumalo Creek Trail near an area roped off for habitat restoration on Friday. The park district plans to connect Tumalo Creek trails to the Deschutes River Trail in the future ? which most likely would mean even more people hiking, biking and running through Shevlin Park.
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Library park has reopened, but it?s sporting a new look
Mike Toney, an officer for Patrol Services Inc. patrols the pocket park near the Downtown Bend Public Library in May. The library closed the park for a month because of problems with criminal activity.
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Solar power rising, but with some barriers
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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Lavender demo delivers delight per scent
Photos by Joe Kline / The Bulletin Ingeborg Albin, 78, of Bend, trims a bundle of lavender from a field during the Cascade Lavender Festival on Sunday at Cascade Lavender in Madras.
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A tour of support
Photos by Joe Kline / The Bulletin Volunteer Kim Petrovich, right, hands Tom Lewis, of Seattle, a yellow rose as he finishes the 100-mile course in the Tour des Chutes bike ride on Saturday at High Lakes Elementary in Bend. Yellow roses were given to cancer survivors as they rolled across the finish line.
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Weeds choke part of Reed Market
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Weeds have grown up along both sides of Reed Market Road since the city finished the renovation between 15th Street and 27th Street earlier this year.
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No more salmon for Hosmer Lake
Rob Kerr / The Bulletin ORIG Bend, Ore. Wed. Aug. 21, 2013 -- Fisherman Dan Quick of Corvallis, Ore. brings his float tube to shore at Hosmer Lake Wednesday night as the moon rises next to Mt. Bachelor. This week's full moon, known as the Blue Moon, is also called the Full Sturgeon Moon and the Full Red Moon -- this last one appropriate for the tone it held here in a smokey and overcast sky.
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A time of transition ?for COCC leadership
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Jim Middleton, the president of Central Oregon Community College, will retire in the fall.