Traveling to the Oregon Coast?

Try the new scenic byway between the Valley and the ocean

The Oregon Department of Transportation has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to take some … Read more

Hit up Washington for fall fun before it’s too late and too wet

The end of summer may have come and gone, but in the Pacific Northwest, there’s … Read more

Namesake of Central Oregon’s famous Phil’s Trail reflects on early days

Phil Meglasson, 77, still mountain bikes about every other day

Most days, no one would recognize Phil Meglasson among the hundreds of mountain bikers at … Read more

Skyliners Ski Swap returns, bringing bargains

Annual event signals change of seasons, raises money for MBSEF

A seasonal change in temperature brings a seasonal evaluation of gear: What do you need … Read more

Film chronicles a young family’s yearlong trip through the national parks of the West

“The Far Green Country” to be featured at BendFilm Festival

In 2015, their marriage falling apart, Eli and Kelly Pyke knew they needed a change, … Read more

Six things to know about hiking Telluride’s Via Ferrata in Colorado

Traversing a cliffside high above Telluride, hiking the Via Ferrata route is a Colorado experience … Read more

Seattle mother-daughter bodybuilders are breaking barriers

When mother-daughter duo Chisato and Sachie DuBose butt heads, as mothers and daughters often do, … Read more

Scouting Cascades elk by wildfire footprints

The season is short and the odds are long, but scouting and playing the percentages prepares the Cascades elk hunter for success this year and next

When the forecast called for snow, I laced my boots and grabbed the rifle. My … Read more

Fishing report

ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) Spring sampling indicated many fish available in the reservoir with … Read more

Fly-tying corner

Pheasant Callibaetis

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Autumn is a transitory season for area fauna

Fall critters’ hustle and bustle

For some Central Oregonians, autumn means visions of sitting by the glow of a fire. … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Charlton Lake Loop

Rugged, remote ride offers a challenge to mountain bikers

Early fall — after the bugs are long gone and before the snow flies — … Read more

Bicycle rider sets speed record — 183.9 mph

San Diego woman sets pace bicycle speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah

It took just two minutes on Sept. 16 to prove that ­Denise Mueller-Korenek is the … Read more

Bike lights: continue to cycle with shorter daylight

Summer’s over, and it’s easy to come up with reasons to stop riding your bike. … Read more

Make sure you stretch the right way

I have a friend who works in one of the largest warehouses in the world. … Read more

4 heart attacks don’t keep surf competitor from hitting waves

For surfers, the ocean hides an unseen, powerful magnet that keeps luring them back. That … Read more

Declining deer population and lack of moisture await rifle hunters this fall

Deer numbers across Central and Eastern Oregon are down

A continuing decline in deer numbers and exceptionally dry conditions could make for a challenging … Read more

20-year-old Montana hunter ties record for bighorn

Bighorn joins world record as biggest hunter-shot sheep

Since Justin Sheedy pulled the trigger on a huge bighorn ram last hunting season in … Read more

Yellowstone creek may no longer be listed as contaminated

The 1988 fires that scorched Yellowstone National Park also reignited fears of a different kind … Read more

A lesson in caution is learned while climbing in Idaho

At 58 years old, Charlie LaBrie is still hanging high. I’m standing at the base … Read more

Fishing report

ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) Spring sampling indicated many fish available in the reservoir with … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Newberry Crater Rim Loop

The 20-mile loop around Newberry Crater is a challenging ride with volcanic views

One minute, my high-tech GPS watch showed I was riding along at 23 mph. The … Read more

Montana man completes 330-lake challenge

After 38 years of spending his summers backpacking to lakes in the Beartooth Mountains, 64-year-old … Read more

Colorado spots with fall color off the beaten path

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Let the masses take the shuttles to Aspen’s Maroon Bells, the … Read more

Bend cyclist attempts Silk Road Mountain Race

Bend bicyclist rides the 1,000-mile Silk Road Mountain Race, which traces the ancient trading route

Somewhere in Kyrgyzstan, Bend cyclist Jesse Blough was riding through the mountains in agony. He … Read more

Bend biker reflects on trip along the Oregon Timber Trail

Dakota Gale and three friends completed the 669-mile route from Lakeview to Hood River

Ninety hours of mountain biking over two weeks. Nearly 700 miles and 70,000 feet of … Read more

The 2018 Bend Bicycle Film Festival

Rolling on two reels

Local cyclists are coming together Friday to share the fruits of their wheels — and … Read more

Historic Idaho hike features a WWII-era bomber, alpine lake and river canyon

SECESH, Idaho — It’s tempting to complain after nearly an hour of wading through the … Read more

At age 29, fledgling hunter learns gun safety comes first

I spent a good portion of the morning of my 29th birthday on my back … Read more

Expert tips and 10 essentials for staying safe in the wilderness

SEATTLE — Hiking can be a great way to relax, get away and enjoy the … Read more

Fishing report

ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) Spring sampling indicated many fish available in the reservoir with … Read more

Hunting pronghorn with a muzzleloader in an ancient lake bed

Out in the desert in August, I rock-crawled through juniper-rimmed canyons and around pans, ancient … Read more

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