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Taking Flight | Aviation and aerospace industry makes Bend a launching pad

Consider the following combination: Tens of thousands of acres of public lands with wide open air space, a climate boasting more than 300 days of sunshine, high and mid-level altitudes, a vibrant community college aviation program, a labor pool of highly trained aviation and aerospace workers, and a landlord hell bent on the economic success […]

No More Secrets | The news about Bend’s prime location for outdoor companies is out

When Van Schoessler moved to Bend from Seattle three years ago, the outdoor industry executive expected to find a crowded scene of outdoor companies using this outdoor recreation paradise as a meeting ground for collaboration, a place to test gear, and a fabulous recruitment tool for top-notch employees. What Schoessler, who has more than 25 […]