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12 Bend Beers of Christmas! – Beer 5

Oh what a slippery slope this could be… Cascade Lakes Brewing Company started in Redmond in 1994.  They now have several pubs including the Cascade Lakes Lodge in Bend and the 7th St Brew House in Redmond.  One of their winter seasonal brews is Slippery Slope. Everything about this beer is solid, yet nothing extraordinary.  […]

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12 Bend Beers of Christmas! – Beer 4

Beer 4 – I’ve always given McMenamin’s more love as a real estate redevelopment company than as a brewery.  Their properties are works of art, inside an out.  But the brewery and restaurant side has always left me a bit underwhelmed.  Then along came Kris Kringle. I really enjoyed this beer and would continue enjoying […]

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Pickin’ and Paddlin’ for the Deschutes River

One of the best ongoing events in Bend is perfect fun for family & friends of all ages.  The Pickin’ & Paddlin’ series continues for two more months this summer.  Bluegrass, local brews, and paddle sports are the main event in these worthwhile fundraisers for the Bend Paddle Trail Alliance. (more…)

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Arizona Homeowners Beware!

If you own a home in Arizona, DO read your tax valuation statement this month!  Primary homeowners in Arizona must now sign and return an affidavit which will come with your Notice of Full Cash Value.  If you fail to do so within 60 days, your primary home will be taxed as a rental property […]

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