WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla endurance riders have had a good start to the season.
Despite two days of wind-driven sand across Harney County, Darlene, Nora the Schnauzer and I declared our recent four-day trip to Burns/Hines and the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge a total success.
With April evaporating into the past, May brings with it spectacular events that happen right under our noses.
The sounds were few but defining: the steady crunching of fine black pumice crushed beneath bike tires, the patter of rain pelting helmet and jacket, labored breaths exhaled in plumes, and the drumming of a rapid pulse as blood rushed through my carotid artery.
Roy and Joyce Anderson submitted this photo of their “pet” in the city park in Granger, Wash.
This stern owl was photographed near Bennington Lake recently with a Nikon 3100 and a 200-milimeter lens.
We had four days of sunshine on the Oregon Coast as April, the cruelest month according to T.S. Eliot, trickled away.
SPOKANE — Among the many wolf sightings reported in the region, some are more credible than others, including the black wolf wearing a radio collar and running with another wolf west of St. John in recent months.
I may sound like a cad, but Darlene’s raucous horselaugh at my misfortune with a sneaker wave turned my ears beet red.
Spectacular views are found on a geocaching hike to the summit of the Wallula Gap.
I vastly enjoyed last week’s pursuit of a geocache atop the west side of Wallula Gap with Bret Rankin and Nora the Schnauzer.