Outdoor City USA set for Bachelor Sept. 13-15

Event includes a trade show, elite racing and clinics in cycling, running, rock climbing and hiking

Beverly Lucas wanted to create an event that was part elite racing, part trade show … Read more

Bend Bicycle Film Festival set for Friday at Tower Theatre

The 2019 Bend Bicycle Film Festival, presented by the Bend Endurance Academy, is scheduled for … Read more

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Mop Fly

Buy a new dust mop for Mom’s birthday. In fact, get her two: one in … Read more

Fishing for coho salmon on the Columbia River

A million coho are expected along the Oregon Coast, and the Buoy 10 fishery is … Read more

Central Oregon hunter sight-in event set for Sept. 14-15

The Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association will host its annual hunters’ sight-in workshops Sept. 14-15 … Read more

Terrebonne horseback rider wins the prestigious 100-mile Tevis Cup endurance ride

Sanoma Blakeley edges former champion at the finish

After nearly 100 miles and 14 hours across some of the most rugged terrain in … Read more

A summit of Eagle Cap peak is the highlight of a trip to the Wallowa Mountains

Area offers a cornucopia of glaciers, blue lakes and granite monoliths

LOSTINE — Somewhere along the grueling climb up the northwest ridge of Eagle Cap, it … Read more

Bend angler part of world event

Bend’s Joey Pattee was part of the U.S. team that won a silver medal in … Read more

Prineville boy, 14, solo hikes Oregon section of Pacific Crest Trail

Shiloh Binder made it more than 460 miles in just over a month

Looking back, the first week was the hardest. Shiloh Binder, just 14, was on his … Read more

Fishing for tiger trout at Diamond Lake

One rod for dry flies if fish were rising. One rod rigged for chironomids if … Read more

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Goat Leech

Slim and buggy with multiple shades of olive, rust and orange, this pattern changes its … Read more

In search of trout in Oregon’s summer haven

SUNRIVER — Safely south of challenging Bend traffic, then calmly west past whooping vacationers here, … Read more

Mount Jefferson hiking trail reopens 2 years after wildfire

PORTLAND — One of the most popular treks to Mount Jefferson has reopened more than … Read more

Team bonding common in the Cascade Lakes Relay

Running event set for Friday and Saturday along a 216-mile route from Diamond Lake to Bend

When friends spend more than 24 hours in a van together, they usually get to … Read more

Black Crater hike is a tough test for hikers, with plenty of rewards

Eight-mile trek to the summit includes dramatic views of surrounding peaks

MCKENZIE PASS — My 11-year-old son has a goal of climbing South Sister with me, … Read more

Cascade Lakes Swim Series celebrates its 25th edition this weekend at Elk Lake

Popular event started in 1994 with about 40 open-water swimmers

Laura Schob recalls that in 1994, the first year of the Cascade Lakes Swim Series, … Read more

Moose population declines in Idaho

Biologists have no clear answers but say the decline is happening across the West

BOISE, Idaho — Moose are one of the West’s most majestic animals and a once-in-a-lifetime … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Mrazek

The Shevlin-Mrazek out-and-back ride includes a variety of terrain

Technically we live in the desert, but I am often mesmerized by the variety of … Read more

Yellowstone’s tallest geyser has been erupting more often

Yellowstone National Park’s Steamboat Geyser sped up its eruption cycle earlier in June, setting a … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: North Fork-Farewell Loop

Ten-mile route is an ideal high-elevation ride without a big time commitment

Mountain bikers looking for the challenging climbs and dramatic views that come with a high-elevation … Read more

This guide offers forest bathing sessions

Sari Telpner shows people in Idaho ways to interact with nature

BOISE, Idaho — The point of Sari Telpner’s forest therapy is to teach people how … Read more

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Egan’s Frenchie

With a tungsten bead, it is heavy, it sinks fast to run in deep slots … Read more

Kids’ first trout on a fly

It was time they caught their first fish on a fly. The boy was ready. … Read more

Idaho group starts efforts on salmon, steelhead recovery

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Gov. Brad Little told a salmon and steelhead recovery group Friday … Read more

Exploring the Strawberry Mountains

Only a three-hour drive from Bend, the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness is an isolated area of … Read more

The Woodward WreckTangle in Bend offers challenges for kids and adults

Obstacle course is open daily through Sept. 2 and is $20 for a one-hour session

Somewhere among the cargo net, licorice bridge and climbing wall, I was thoroughly humbled. My … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Swede Ridge Loop

High country loop near Tumalo Falls includes challenging climbs and sprawling Cascade views

SKYLINER SNO-PARK — Tumalo Falls trailhead is packed this time of year with tourists and … Read more

Bachelor to add new mountain park, revamp Sunrise Lodge

Mt. Bachelor ski area has plans for a Woodward Mountain Park with expanded learning terrain, … Read more

Bend runner headed to the Youth Skyrunning World Championships in Italy

Jeffrey Bert, 16, to compete in two races at the August event

Dan Simoneau finds all sorts of different activities to help his nordic skiers stay fit … Read more

WreckTangle in Bend’s Old Mill District to open for summer Friday

The Woodward WreckTangle in Bend’s Old Mill District will officially open on Friday, according to … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Suttle Lake Tie and Loop

Loop near Sisters is a fairly easy, mellow ride with lots of scenery

SISTERS — Suttle Lake is well-known as a camping, fishing and boating destination in Central … Read more

Too many kokanee? We got the cure

Too many kokanee. That was the problem. We had the cure. As we idled away … Read more

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