The High Desert Museum living history volunteers live and breathe characters from the past There’s never time for Frank Graham, 70, to get bored in retirement. He’s taken on several different personalities to keep himself occupied. There’s the army sergeant, the sheriff, the train station agent,...

 Three world-class river fisheries on the dry side of the Cascades In fall, the Cascades region has much to offer the adventuresome angler. Summer-tepid rivers cool, autumn rains recharge dwindling streams with new water and life, steelhead are pressed to spawn, and trout and bass scramble...

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...

 Free your family's inner pirate with search for buried treasure These days it can take an adventure of epic proportions to encourage kids away from the screens, game controllers and smartphones in exchange for some healthy time spent outdoors. What greater, imagination-inspiring adventure could you possibly...

Detoxify with a little Lava Love Several years ago Portland nutritionist Elisabeth Dunham was nearly bedridden due to an onslaught of debilitating symptoms after becoming infected with Lyme disease. After she tried a myriad of cures, she finally found one that worked—products made from lava—and ended...