Rare is it that a sporting event can truly bill itself as unique, but Mt. Bachelor’s Third Annual GraviCross presented by 10 Barrel Brewing Co. would certainly qualify. Combining two of the most exciting sports on two wheels — mountain biking and cyclocross — Gravicross attracts more than 100 of the best riders in the…

Recognizing an alignment in our passion for conscious movement, mindfulness and a thriving community, this year Namaspa Yoga Community and the Namaspa Foundation are partnering with Beloved Festival — a four-day sacred art, music and movement festival on the Oregon Coast happening August 9-12. To celebrate this partnership and to promote meaningful connections within our…

(The Last Example of Gratitude by Valerie Winterholler)  Valerie Winterholler is a Bend native that creates dynamic, contemporary acrylic paintings.  Her style is totally her own and is sure to capture, captivate and mesmerize the mind. As a child growing up, her mother would draw pictures of various things around their home. Valerie would color…

(Nancy Floyd with Amy Renalds, Alan Dietrich and Angela Arbini-Dietrich at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon | Photo courtesy of BendFilm)  The 3rd annual Power of Film was our most successful fundraiser to date and we couldn’t have done it without the support of this community. The premiere of Bradley Lanphear’s powerful, short documentary about Healthy Beginnings‘ life-changing programs brought tears…