It is said that everything has its season. In Bend, summer’s cycling turns into winter’s skiing. But just because that mountain bike trail disappears under a blanket of snow doesn’t mean it should be abandoned until the next warm season. With a little preparation, some...

The biggest problem for outdoor sports enthusiasts living within an hour of fantastic skiing, climbing, mountain biking, and boating is affording and maintaining gear. That problem becomes increasingly frustrating when an innocuous $.89 zipper breaks on a $300 coat. That’s where Gear Fix steps in. Originally...

Shakespeare in the Park What light from yonder window breaks? ‘Tis Shakespeare in the Park performed by the Northwest Classical Theatre Company. The Portland-based thespian troupe will fill the Central Oregon air with three performances of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors this summer. The 5th annual cultural event...

Encouraging kids to take outdoor fun to the next level For children, summer is about riding bikes, exploring neighborhoods and climbing trees. With plenty of free time and good weather, summer is also the perfect time to encourage kids to take that neighborhood stroll or...