Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Clare Gordon, skatepark ambassador, carves her board though a sun-drenched bank while riding with kids at Ponderosa Skatepark in Bend.
Album ID: 1891121
The thrill of the ride comes at a cost
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Wes Cambra rides with other members of the Central Oregon Harley Owners in a group ride in Bend.
Album ID: 1890706
Bend?s bridge master
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Professional bridge player Huub Bertens recently won silver in an international tournament in China.
Album ID: 1888768
More seniors think to ink
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Bette Hileman, 74, shows off a pair of tattoos -- a lymphoma ribbon and a cupid with horns -- that she had done after her battle with cancer in 2012.
Album ID: 1886093
Foot soldiers in the preservation fight
The Bulletin file photo Archaeological conservator J. Claire Dean rubs a chemical onto a small portion of the graffiti sprayed onto the walls of the Hidden Forest Cave, which were vandalized in 2011. The Archaeological Society of Central Oregon helped with the cleanup effort.
Album ID: 1883974
Central Oregon lights up!
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Bob Verley, 72, stands in front of his southeast Bend home. He has been decorating the house for Christmas for 10 years. Verley said it took him about a week to setup all the decorations.
Album ID: 1883662
Bend man returns to stage
The Bulletin file photo Clinton K. Clark will return to the role of Crumpet the Elf in ?The Santaland Diaries,? a one-man show opening Thursday at 2nd Street Theater. Clark, 27, starred in the one-act comedy in local productions in 2011 and 2012.
Album ID: 1880542
Insomnia and the drugs to deal with it are issues for older adults
Album ID: 1879764
Vintner Doug Maragas combining the finer things in life
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Doug Maragas is displaying the paintings from his motherĖs Ohio art gallery in his Maragas Winery in Culver. His mother, Joanne Lattavo, was an oil painter during the Beatnik Generation before moving into education. Today from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., the winery will hold its ninth annual Barrel Tasting along with the reopening of the gallery.