The Northwest Professional Rodeo Association (NPRA) wraps up the season in Prineville this Friday and Saturday with the Smolich Ram Rodeo Road Tour Finals. The best of the best will be throwing down and it’s a great chance to see some awesome rodeo action and talent right here in Central Oregon. Tickets sold at the gate. More information Here!
It has been difficult to know where to recreate since August with so much smoke impacting areas of Oregon. We found this site helpful during these challenging times. “Bend, Oregon Air Pollution: Real-time Air Quality Index (AQI)”
It’s scary when you see the index for Bend recently, however, we do live an an environment where fire has always been a part of a healthy ecosystem. We really like how you can see the different air quality around the state and hope this helps you plan your outdoor activities while we endure the smoke. And hey, maybe it’s time for a little road trip for a couple of days to explore another part of our beautiful state and get some…
Our new featured artist on the home page this month is Trevor Lyden. Trevor is a talented photographer living in Bend and capturing great outdoor images of our backyard! He’s also taking over our Instagram account this week so look for his photos there and follow him. You can find him at www.trevorlydenphotography.com
Redmond, Ore. – The Sisters Ranger District of the Deschutes National Forest has issued temporary road, trails, and trailhead closures around the Milli fire, burning about 8 miles west of Sisters. More Info Here!
The Milli fire started by lightning yesterday one and a half miles west of Black Crater Lake. Fire activity intensified this afternoon and the fire grew to an estimated 70 acres, burning into dead and down timber from the 2006 Black Crater fire.
The Deschutes National Forest has issued the following temporary closures for public safety:
Black Crater Trailhead
Millican Crater Trailhead
Scott Pass Trailhead
Black Crater Trail #4058
Millican Crater Trail #4066
Trout Creek Tie #4067
Forest Service Road 1024 to Millican…
Thought y’all might enjoy a view of beautiful Central Oregon from The “Aluminum Overcast B-17” vintage WWII bomber. She’ll be flying over Central Oregon Friday April 28 thru Sunday April 30. Take a ground tour or a flight if you get a chance. www.b17.org. Have a great weekend and enjoy the sunshine Benders!
Started my 3 Day Partner Juice Cleanse with Mother’s Cafe today. It is important to give your digestive system a break from time to time. As Spring comes and things start to get busy around Central Oregon, I find April is the perfect time to do one!
The Partner Cleanse works best for me as it’s awesome to have someone else going through it with you and supporting you.
The team at Mother’s Cafe is full of helpful tips to help make sure you get the most out of your cleanse! -BP Fox Sports 94.9
Get all the info you need to start you Juice Cleanse at https://mothersjuicecafe.com/cold-pressed-juice-cleanse/juice-cleanse-instructions
The Disc Go Ball Northwest Team Disc Golf Invitational and Gandy Goose Ultimate Frisbee event are coming Saturday and Sunday the 8th and 9th to the Bend Pine Nursery Park. Watch some of the elite athletes from around the region. There’s Frisbee Side games, on field snacks and entertainment, live music and a Saturday night Players Party. Come watch the exciting disc golf and ultimate Frisbee action this weekend at the Bend Pine Nursery Park. Check out http://BendUltimate.com or http://CentralOregonDiscGolf.com
Between Post and Paulina, you can’t miss this beauty on your left hand side right where Camp Creek Rd T’s HWY380. Located in the geographical center of Oregon, she’s guarded by a wire fence hugged by sagebrush and blown up tumbleweeds along the front, cotton wood trees to the right of the home and then wide open flat lands all around. A ways off in distance behind the house is a ridge line of what looks like table topped hills, making a beautiful dramatic backyard scene, one that you’d typically see in a classic old western movie. For an old homestead that was probably thriving in the early 1900’s, the size of it is rather large. The folks who built…