Fun beyond the slopes

Tour companies offer alternatives to skiing

Little compares with the rush of downhill skiing, but for travelers seeking something different this … Read more

‘Coywolf’ sightings grip a rural New York community

CONGERS, N.Y. — Of all the coyotes that roam Dr. Davies Farm, looking for prey … Read more

Duck hunting is about more than the kill

Dawn patrol in Central Oregon

Duck hunter Chris Dittman, camouflaged in leaf patterns and wearing waders, was lobbing pieces of … Read more

Profile: Longtime Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center manager Sue Foster

She aims to be a unifying force in a passionate ski community

Ten years ago, Sue Foster was a self-described “cellar rat.” She had left a long … Read more

Fishing Report

Fishing report

ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) No recent reports. Reservoir is likely frozen over. Use caution … Read more

WSU takes on elk hoof disease research

Washington State University is poised to take over inconclusive research on elk hoof disease that’s … Read more

Engineers created the icy wonderland at Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls might be at its most spectacular in winter. Over the holidays, the icy … Read more

Old dog will hunt: Idaho pointer, 13, still hot on the trail

His muzzle is gray. His joints are sore, and he is undeniably in the twilight … Read more

Eastern Oregon has plenty of sno-parks

As winter reaches its peak in Eastern Oregon, many residents are looking for opportunities to … Read more

Cross-country ski trip to Todd Lake is ideal winter getaway

Route from Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center to the lake allows skiers to escape the crowds

MOUNT BACHELOR — Even in the middle of the holiday hustle and bustle at Mt. … Read more

Telemark skiing, forever underground, is about the turns

More than a feeling

Spotting telemark skiers on Central Oregon slopes — a rare sight these days — is … Read more

California drought leads some salmon to get lost

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A desperate decision to truck California’s native baby salmon toward the Pacific … Read more

This dog digs up treasure worth up to $900 a pound

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — Mila smells the aroma of buried treasure in a field of hazelnut … Read more

Tracking birds on the East Coast where wind turbines might go

If wind farms are built off Maryland’s coast, turbines will be spinning in areas where … Read more

Fishing Report

Fishing report

ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) No recent reports. Reservoir is likely frozen over. Use caution … Read more

Study: Fort Stevens State Park supports 600 full-time jobs

Nestled along the South Jetty of the Columbia River in the most northwest point of … Read more

Hunting and fishing: Best wishes for 2018

We missed the first, a rooster that rocketed out of a tangle of downed trees … Read more

To grow, fly-fishing industry looks to women

Fly-fishing industry looks to accommodate an increasing demographic

ROANOKE, Va. — Kim Brannock became fascinated by fly fishing after watching “A River Runs … Read more

Catching winter waves at the Bend Whitewater Park

The park is expected to remain open through the winter, and the cold won’t stop dozens of local surfers

In the summertime, surfers and kayakers at the Bend Whitewater Park sometimes must dodge the … Read more

Northern Michigan ski areas have plenty of turns

The snow sparkled on broad Kath Run at Boyne Highlands in northern Michigan as Tony … Read more

Idaho ski area opens mountain coaster

Bogus Basin plans to operate the Glade Runner in winter and summer

There’s a new way to speed down the mountain at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area … Read more

Fishing report

ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) The water is dirty, but anglers are reporting good catches … Read more

Spelunking in Deschutes County teases out the primordial

Boyd Cave is one of hundreds in Central Oregon

In Central Oregon, much emphasis is placed on the landscape’s most dramatic exteriors: the peaks … Read more

The latest lingo of skiing and snowboarding

Ski and snowboard slang is constantly evolving, so here is a breakdown of some of the terms heard on the slopes

Thirteen years ago I wrote a story for The Bulletin about “grays on trays.” The … Read more

Fishing Report

Fishing report

ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) The water is dirty, but anglers are reporting good catches … Read more

For some skiers, it’s always uphill

Half of ski resorts now allow uphill skiing

In a DIY precursor to downhill skiing, the latest on-slope trend is to go uphill. … Read more

’That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’

MADISON, Minn. — I have come west again, to kill a pheasant. Maybe several pheasants, … Read more

Idaho Falls man builds custom fishing rods infused with personality

Angling for customers

After selling his eighth or ninth custom fishing rod to the same man in Oregon … Read more

New CCC director brings an infectious love of racing

Bart Bowen plans to expand Cascade Cycling Classic race levels, ages

Bart Bowen having been tapped as race director for the iconic Cascade Cycling Classic is … Read more

Conditions vary for cross-country skiing in Central Oregon

Thin snowpack is holding up at Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center, while Meissner Sno-park waits for snow

Current cross-country ski conditions in Central Oregon are a simple matter of geography. At Mt. … Read more

Fishing Ochoco Creek

Flowing through the heart of Prineville, Ochoco Creek is not the typical fly fisherman’s paradise. … Read more

Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center

Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center is a tipping-off point for a variety of cross-country ski adventures. … Read more

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