Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:09 AM PDT
Updated: Sep 01, 2016 02:19 AM PDT
A glorious mid-June sunset as seen from Prineville Airport on Saturday, June 15
A golden sky after the sun sets, from Peter Skene Ogden Wayside on Thursday, June 13
Cat watches deer near Drake Park as deer watches the creatures inside the home, taken by John MacArthur on Wednesday, June 12
A scenic spring-to-summer sunset shot Thursday, June 6 from northeast Bend by James Darcy Jr. with a Canon EOS Rebel T2i, 18-35 mm lense
An aurora borealis over Oregon''s Crater Lake is spectacular enough - get a long-exposure streak of the International Space Station circling the Earth and that kicks it up a notch
Richard Bozarth says grandson John Bozarth, 6, is seen catching one of their three delicious bass at their secret spot, code named 'Allen's Pond,' near Sisters on Saturday morning, June 1
Sugar Brosius spotted this 'dust devil' on property by theirs in Paladin Estates, on Hwy. 20 west of Bend on Tuesday, May 28; NewsChannel 21 Meteorologist Travis Knudsen said it was a 'very impressive' one, but 'not too surprising on a warm-ish day like today with some gusty winds'
Early-morning dandelion dew on a Bend spring morning
A warm mid-May day ends with a very nice sunset at Haystack Reservoir near Madras
Chris Miller caught this beautiful view of the moon setting to the west, behind Middle Sister just as the sun rose in the east on Saturday, May 25th
As the full moon peeks through the trees over Central Oregon, 'good night moon,' said Amie Hamilton, who stayed up late to capture this image.
Kena Heck of Portland home to visit parents in Terrebonne over Memorial Day, hiked to the top of Smith Rock and got 'a good 5 minutes of alone time' with Monkey Face, reflected in her sunglasses
This stretch of the Deschutes River can be an office view in Bend, as it is for Carol Armstrong of Morgan and Associates Realty
Downtown Redmond after dark and after a May rain with an eight-second open shutter.
Jake Campbell shared this panoramic view of Saturday's Redmond Fire & Rescue Volunteer Firefighters Association's 2013 Fish Fair, which drew 250-plus people to Fireman's Lake
A rainbow circles the sun in this Saturday, May 25th view by the High Bridge in Terrebonne
Jim Darcy Jr. photographed mid-May climbers at Smith Rock with his 500 mm lens and Sharp Shooter camera
Water reflects the spring beauty at Redmond's Petersen Rock Garden as volunteers work to restore its former glory
Not just pretty rock formations, but colorful peacocks are part of the Petersen Rock Garden experience
'Mother's Day Poker Run' put on by High Desert Eagles chapter of Oregon Veterans Motorcycle Association raised $1,400 for Michelle Maddox and her family, including husband Albert, wounded in Iraq. Two sons are still on active duty, one of whom also was injured; she is main source of income as husband recovers, and she's also a full-time student
Beautiful sunset view while camping at Crane Prairie Reservoir on Thursday, May 9th
More than 70 teams from across the Northwest gathered for the Sisters Annual Lacrosse Invitational (SALI) Tournament in Sisters -- apparently the largest such event west of the Mississippi
NewsChannel 21 Meteorologist Travis Knudsen photographed some adorable baby goslings along the Deschutes River Trail on Saturday, May 11th. He counted 11 babies, plus mom and dad
Vanessa Ivey leads an archiectural walking tour featured at the Des Chutes Historical Museum, celebrating National Historic Preservation Month by offering free admission, tours on Saturday, May 11th
Robert Boarth says that 'this turkey vulture was showing off at Wickiup Reservoir last week'
Another colorful sunset in a month full of them, this view from Mitchell on Saturday, May 11th
Terry Biwer says he was taking a video of a double rainbow in the thunderstorm hitting La Pine Tuesday afternoon when a lightning bolt appeared.
Dramatic colors near sunset, looking south from southwest Bend Tuesday evening, May 7th
Spectacular sunset seen from Cinder Butte on Monday, May 6th. Richard Bozarth says, "I got lucky - just as the pink was going, we had about four seconds of purple.'
Sweeping panoramic view of the sunset clouds on Tuesday, May 7th
Rose-colored storm clouds near sunset, as viewed from SE Bend on Tuesday, May 7th
Storm skies also brought a rainbow over La Pine's Quail Run Golf Course on Tuesday, May 7th
Colorful swirls across the late sky in view from NE Bend
Panoramic view captures an entire rainbow in the colorful, stormy skies over La Pine's Quail Run Golf Course on Tuesday, May 7th
Colorful swirls and dramatic shapes in the sky from NE Bend on Tuesday, May 7th
Squirrel keep track of goings-on Saturday, May 4 at Meadow Camp on the Deschutes River
Tumalo Falls pours and roars on a warm blue-sky spring Sunday, May 5th
A deer near Bend's Old Mill District looked interested in making a new friend on Saturday, May 4
James Darcy Jr. says he shot this view of the moon on Hwy 97 north of Madras on Thursday night, April 25
Fishing off the south bank of South Twin Lake on a windless day, Friday, May 3, 2014
Western scrub-jay hangs out on a tree in the Redmond yard of Rick and Diana Bozarth
Clouds make for a dramatic sunset view of the mountains in this Sunday, April 14 scene from Cinder Butte
'Nothing says spring better than baby geese.' says Richard Bozarth, who caught this family on the water Sunday, April 28 at The Greens at Redmond Golf Course
Tulips open to greet spring warmth in Redmond residents Rick and Diana Boazarth's yard on Sunday, April 21
Redmond resident Rick Bozarth's tulips opened to soak up the sunshine on Sunday, April 21
The delayed spring warmth brought Diana Bozarth's tulips alive in her Redmond yard on Sunday, April 21
Clouds dot the sky in view of Sunday, April 14 sunset from Cinder Butte
NewsChannel 21's Bob Shaw has a favorite saying, often heard elsewhere - but sometimes it's the mid-April snowflakes that 'sparkle'
Mid-April snowfall or not, the geese at Drake Park still go about their business
This looks like a pretty cold place to sit after the snow Tuesday morning, April 16 in Prineville
Do April snow showers bring May flowers? A view in SW Bend
A horse near Alfalfa wore a mantle of white on a snowy April 15th
"That was taken at the middle school in Sisters" on Monday, April 15, says Gary Pepperling. "All that snow pretty much fell between 7:00 and 8:30 am."
The snow showers in SW Redmond were a bit 'sticker' than expected on Monday, April 15th 'Tax Day'
A panoramic view of a double rainbow Thursday evening, April 4 near the Juniper Butte weigh station
A hole in the clouds shows in the shape of a heart in the view from near O'Neil Junction
April flowers in Redmond
Julie Elrod caught this dramatic double rainbow over Smith Rock after an April 4th rainstorm. 'We wer e on our way home from my son's baseball practice.'
A really rosy mountain view from Black Butte Ranch on Friday, April 12
Steve Williams says he recently shot this volcanic tuff formation about 10 miles down Highway 31 from La Pine in the Oregon Outback
Dark spring clouds over the roundabout art at Bend's NorthWest Crossing
The Deschutes River winds past Tetherow on Saturday, April 13th
Scott Redd took photos of the annual spring migration on Tuesday, April 2 near Burns
A dried-up thistle in the spring sunshine under the Crooked River Bridge Near Lone Pine
Migrating snow geese take flight near Burns, one of the 'totally amazing sights and sounds of our beautiful state of Oregon,' says photographer Scott Redd
A glorious Easter morning 2013 sunrise from Ochoco Viewpoint in Prineville, looking to the east.
Setting sun seen through a juniper tree from west side of Redmond
Steve Williams says the snow seen here at Salt Creek Falls looks like a bear about to get a drink of water from the falls
Jim Hammond took this wide-angle view from Sisters that captured comet Pan-STARRS about an hour after sunset on Sunday, March 31; the Andromeda galaxy is just above the comet.
Colorful sign of spring: Red-winged blackbird calls for mate in Terrebonne
Kathy White says she saw this special sight Tuesday evening, April 2 on the way to Prineville on Millican Road. NewsChannel 21's Bob Shaw says it's formed by sunlight being broken into colors by ice crystals at upper elevations, much like the phenomenon called a "sun dog."
Double rainbow arcs into Terrebonne on Thursday, April 4 -- are there 2 pots of gold nearby?
A view of the Thursday April 4 double-rainbow from Terrebonne
The rainbow was beautiful in Sisters March 27, said Elaine Ross, plus it was raining which gave it a wonderful effect.
A pretty early-spring sunset, seen from the Jeld-Wen parking lot in Bend
Flora Steffan's dogs, Desi and Lucy, were in the Easter mood, surrounded by colorful eggs
Comet Pan-STARRS is still quite visible in the early-spring night sky. Jim Hammond of the Sisters Astronomy club says this 20-second exposure was taken from Sisters High School Saturday March 30 about two hours after sunset.