A late-summer excursion to the Elkhorn Mountains and Summit Lake proves arduous, but worth the trek.
A hike to the geologic anomaly is a mix of beautiful scenery, a variety of wildlife and some mysterious feelings.
I got the message when I lurched nose-first into a sticky spider web on the shade-darkened Sinks Trail:Perk up, dagnabbit!When I pulled at the gluey filament, a long-legged gray spider bustled across the back of my hand and fell from view like Batman swin
Tuesday of last week sizzled. Nora the Schnauzer and I left home at 6:17 p.m. for her daily outing.It usually takes an hour. Or two.This one took longer.Way longer.Let me set the scene.Normally in such heat we motor 10 minutes to Mill Creek, near Walla Wa
The fishing derby is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and is free for ages 14 and under.
PENDLETON — The annual Kids Fishing Day at Jubilee Lake will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, and is open to kids 14 years old and younger. This year's event is sponsored by the Tri-State Steelheaders, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Umatilla
WHEELER, Ore. — I won't pretend that Darlene and I actually planned a strategy for our visit to the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument during the two hours that we spent driving from Burns to John Day.We accepted some limitations, however.We could vis
among the lakes, ponds and swamps along roads south of Burns, Ore.
Fowls by the dozens dipped up tasty tidbits in the grassy lakes, ponds and swamps along roadsides south of Burns, Ore.We saw ibises, avocets, black-necked stilts, curlews, grebes, egrets, herons and pelicans.And diving Caspian terns and swallows nipped bu