Central Oregon Daily’s Cydney McFarland was at the county building on Wednesday when both sides made their case to the commission. Commissioners did not make a decision on whether to uphold the appeal. Instead, they are allowing a week for new written testimony from those for and against the project. They will then allow two more weeks for arguments and rebuttals before making a decision in late March or early April.
Celebrate National Dog Day on Saturday, August 26th at Smith Rock State Park. Bring your four-legged friends to the Dogs of Smith Rock 2017 event for a hike and a free professional photo, courtesy of Gary Eidsmoe Photography. There will be water, dog treats and a raffle for dog gear, services and more, provided by Bend Pet Express, 10 Barrel Brewing, Doggieville Ranch and ParaPup Designs, with all proceeds going to Brightside Animal Center in Redmond.
Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne is full of trails for everyone from novice walkers to avid hikers, but the towers of rock can be intimidating for those who aren’t used to rock climbing.
For tonight’s Destination Oregon, sponsored by Robberson Ford, Mackenzie Wilson joins Chockstone Climbing Guides‘ Jim Ablao to show that you don’t have to be a pro to enjoy some of the best rock climbing areas in the country.
The number of annual visitors to Smith Rock State Park has increased 35% percent since 2012.
For this week’s edition of The Great Outdoors, sponsored by Camp Abbot Trading Company, Brian Jennings takes us to Smith Rock for a look at how park rangers may be changing their strategies on how to deal with the crowds.
Imagine getting paid to explore beautiful places. Travel consultants from around the world are visiting for the Oregon Road Rally.