Outdoors

Outdoors Mt. Bachelor hosts slopestyle ski and snowboard competition Mt. Bachelor hosts slopestyle ski and snowboard competition(Photo Gallery)
Mt. Bachelor hosted a ski and snowboard United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) Slopestyle competition on Saturday February 22, and Sunday February 23, 2014. On Sunday, the event started at 10:45am. The clear day with temperatures in the low 30s made for perfect conditions.
Outdoors Study: Volcanoes can go from dormant to active in a couple months Study: Volcanoes can go from dormant to active in a couple months(Photo Gallery)
A new study suggests that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon’s Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years, but that the time it takes to liquefy and potentially erupt is surprisingly short – perhaps as little as a couple of months.
Outdoors Photos: Dazzling frozen bubbles and ice crystals Photos: Dazzling frozen bubbles and ice crystals(Photo Gallery)
Arlington photographer Angela Kelly, who made waves around the Internet with her gallery of frozen bubbles featured in this blog during our last cold snap in December, was out again in the frigid mornings this week trying to add to her frozen bubble collection.

But this time, she got an added bonus for her teeth-chattering troubles: A gorgeous display of ice crystals.