From Butte Lady to Butte Dude

From Butte Lady to Butte Dude

A change in leadership for the Pilot Butte Challenge — but the passion remains.

Busted Workouts

Exercising outside this week? Know what you're facing first: In terms of smoke and your health.
N o one wants to return from a morning run with a scratchy throat, stinging eyes, and lungs that feel like Muhammad Ali's speed bag.

Hometown Throwdown

Bend Paddle Trail Alliance hosts first Whitewater Park competition
Since inception, the four standing waves of the central channel at Bend's landmark Whitewater Park have ushered and welcomed rivergoers from novice to expert. On Aug. 30, the Bend Paddle Trail Alliance invites one and all to the first of what's hoped to be an annual Whitewater Festival in which paddlers can celebrate and showcase their skills.

Fires, Crops and other Concerns

In small burgs such as Gateway, prep for the eclipse involves and planning to protect farms, and livelihoods
G ateway is a small farming community about 11 miles north of Madras, boasting a population of 50 residents, plus or minus a few.

Eclipsing All Other Views

The first permit issued on the Warm Springs side of Mt. Jefferson means unprecedented views for eclipse viewing
O n Aug. 21, the vast majority of people in Central Oregon will be staring at the sky, watching the moon move in front of the sun, and seeing dusk hit in the middle of the morning.

20/40/60: Oh! The Humanity!

When humans make dogs do human things
In honor of the Dog Days issue, the dogs of the Source weigh in on keeping up with their humans at the park, on the bike path and at the concert grounds.

Missing crossword clues? Our bad—here are the last two clues!

We'll do better next time, peeps.

The Pandora Moth Has Returned

Think you need to eradicate them with chemicals? Don't do that. Just wait a week
Yep, those are Pandora moths flying around your front porch lights.

20/40/60: Pickleball: Why yes, this is your mama's racquet sport!

Now that all the Wimbledon stuff has died down, the world can stop talking about tennis, and focus instead on the number-one growing racquet sport in the nation: pickleball.

Mount Up

Cascade Cycling Classic set to descend on Bend with world-class cycling events
Cyclists: Prepare for some exhilarating competition.

Riding for Survivors

Tour des Chutes raises money for local cancer survivors—and offers a plethora of fun rides
Road biking can seem intimidating, with the spandex shorts and the skinny tires and the really long races.


Today Mon, Sep 25th

  • Move it Mondays

    FootZone - We occasionally carpool for a trail run, light-permitting. Runs are between 3-5 miles, paces between 7 and 12-minute miles can be accommodated....

  • Free New Rider Clinic @ High Desert BMX

    Free New Rider Clinic

    High Desert BMX - Come learn the Olympic sport of BMX with USA BMX certified Head Coach, Matt Nelson. This event is open to all ages and provides an introduction to BMX, an orientation...

Reader Reviews

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  • Bend Health Guide Meet-Up

    Bend Health Guide Meet-Up

    Mon., Sept. 25, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    @ Looney Bean – Join Bend Health Guide founder Terie Sandusky, designer inspired Melissa...

  • Morning Yoga

    Morning Yoga

    Mondays, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Continues through Sept. 25
    @ OutsideIN – Start your week on a peaceful and positive note with...

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    • Carol - would love to know what the "campaign" is. Although we are only here…

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    • Btw, no dogs in the Challenge. See ya threre! Thanks for looking after the park!…

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    • Sounds like you guys need to run the campaign again. Takes a couple of weeks…

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    • As current park hosts - we are looking forward to watching the PB Challenge for…

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