Local rugby champions host annual tourney this Saturday
What sport combines the endurance of soccer, the dexterity of basketball and the toughness of football? A local team of athletes known as the Lady Roughriders knows the answer: Rugby.
Volcanic Bike and Brew Festival No other town does beer and outdoor sports quite like Bend.
On July 20 of this year, Camp Sherman resident Peter Eshrick was making his annual pilgrimage hike into the saddle above Canyon Creek Meadows with his daughter Katrina and her two kids Camila and Samuel (ages 12 and 10), when Camila suddenly shouted,"What's that over there on the mountain side?" "What, over where?"
Women's Fly Fishing Women angling to get out on the river for some fishing should check out two upcoming events aimed at female fly fishers.
Touching the sky in WWII plane rides
In today's modern commercial aircraft, flying can be a relatively boring experience. Being cramped in a narrow seat with only a small window to look out of isn't particularly adventurous.
Crabs may be living in your flowers...and they're good at mimicking bird droppings, too
It's that time of year, dear ones, for garden lovers to be on the lookout for the local crabs that hang out in your flowers. Well, not real "crabs," but crab spiders, who are masters at camouflage.
Pretty pollinators play a key role in ecosystems
Over the last couple of months, my wife, Sue—a long-time member of the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) and student of the beauty and ecology of butterflies—has conducted several butterfly counts in the region. She counts them because their numbers are vital to knowing what's going on in our world, and she loves to teach kids about them.
Relay for Love Wedding Chapel This popular event invites friends and families to celebrate life and joy with a fun day of running, walking and ceremonies to honor cancer victims, survivors and caregivers.
Where to watch the Perseid Meteor Shower
Throughout this month, the sky might look brighter than usual, thanks to the Perseid Meteor Shower. The annual astral event is caused by the Earth's passage through the debris stream of the Comet Swift-Tuttle.
This alligator lizard shown at right was serious about living up to its name as it tried to eat Caleb's finger. They met while we were exploring the Lava Beds National Monument back in the 1980s when my wife Sue and our kids were pursuing and tagging Monarch butterflies on the northern part of the monument.
Haulin' Aspen Twenty-six-point-two miles seem too far to run?