Posted: Mar 12, 2014 09:06 PM PDT
Updated: Sep 01, 2016 03:07 AM PDT
Sunset over the Three Sisters on a return flight from Sunriver to Prineville, while flying over Powell Butte on Tuesday, March 11
Jessie Singleton shares, 'Here's a shot I took of my two heelers, Cash and Paige, watching this morning's sunrise with me out near Eagle Crest. Great colors today' (Saturday, March 8th)
Walt Drews stepped out on his deck Friday morning, March 7 in NE Bend 'and caught a little sunrise - way better in person, but here's a shot'
'Nice, sparkling day' at North Twin on Friday, March 7
Bend resident Norm Williams climbed Bessie Butte on Wednesday, Feb. 26 and took photos of the frozen fog. 'Mother Nature sure does a wonderful job decorating our back yards,' he says
Under a blue sky, the slopes of snow-covered Black Butte are strikingly white on Saturday, Feb. 22 (as is the lookout tower atop it)
Nick Braun saw plenty of stars from atop Cline Butte Saturday night, Feb. 22, and captured the 'gorgeous, star-filled skies' in a 30-second exposure with a Canon 5D Mark III, with a 17-40 f4 lens.
A dazzling view of Mirror Pond on Feb. 17, taken from the footbridge in Drake Park
The Shafer family lines up with snow men - and women - of roughly equal size
Everyone knows bunny rabbits like to burrow -- and in Redmond, they made tunnels in all that snow, too
Alissa Jensen of Prineville is a horse trainer near Sisters who hasn't been able to work due to all the snow, so what do you do with it? If you're an 'artist at heart,'' you make your own 'snowhorse' at your house.
One way to spend your snow day off -- build a snowboard landing ramp from the roof, as T.J. Vibbert (and friend Corey Mason) did at the corner of Broadway and Florida in downtown Bend
Who says heavy snow is for turkeys? Wilson, a 4-year-old Kentucky Red Bourbon, still struts his stuff, not minding the deep snow at his home east of town.
A Bend snowman roasts weenie over an open fire? This can't end well, can it?
Deb Sprague of FHL Ranch off Cloverdale Road had a pig in a blanket (of snow) -- this 'rescue pig's name is Winston Wilbur Jackpot, with quite a Facebook following, and is enjoying the winter scene with sidekick dogs Sadie and Bonnie. Deb says, "The pig thinks he's a dog, was raised with them since he was 2 weeks old.'
Cameron Weaver found a comfortable, though cold place to sit in southwest Bend over the snowy weekend.
A happy snow day at A Lil' Institute on Bend's Eastside
At 8 months old, Estelle encountered her first 'snow cone'
The Clauson kids of Bend, Remi, 5, and Violet, 3, have not just a junior snowman to play with, but a snow castle towering over them
A snowy weekend is followed by a stirring Monday morning sunrise Feb. 10 from southwest Redmond
A few icicles did little to take away from the glow of a Sisters sunrise on Monday, Feb. 10
There are snowmen and there are ... snow artworks, like this scene at NW 5th and Newport in Bend on Sunday, Feb. 9
A special snowy view of Bend's Old Mill District on Sunday night, Feb. 9
Not every kid gets to play in his own snow igloo -- but Adin Hess's 4-year-old son, Desi does!
Madras had 21 inches of snow -- providing a winter wonderland for a passing group of deer on Sunday, Feb. 9
Snow and sun mingle along the Deschutes River Trail in this view on Sunday, Feb. 9
Laura Kragness Bristow shared this photo of an unusual icicle that formed at the end of a juniper branch in her yard off Deschutes Market Road.
In a scene replicated across the High Desert, residents of the Northridge area of Prineville went door to door, shovels in hand, offering to help dig out driveways on Sunday, Feb. 9
Icicles form, but the sun shines through in Redmond on Monday, Feb. 10
Majestic view of Bend's night sky on Saturday, Feb. 8
Blue sky after so much snow on Dodds Road east of Bend on Sunday, Feb. 9
Lots of places had icicles across the High Desert over a snowy weekend, but the Prineville BLM office's were truly giant.
A scenic sunrise over snowy Smith Rock State Park on Sunday, Feb. 9
Bend resident Julie Teutschman said her daughter Abby, 3, said: 'I need to scoop the snow'
Everywhere one looked over the weekend, like Bend's Ponderosa Park, the snow made for picture-postcard pretty views
With two feet of snow in Tumalo and more coming down Saturday, Feb. 8, it was fun time for Easton Floyd, 5, and Laela Floyd, 9
'You shall not pass': Ruthie guarding the snowy patio from visitor in southwest Bend on Saturday, Feb. 8
Kids on a backyard expedition in snowy Culver on Saturday, Feb. 8
Correy Knepp says Guinness, a 9-month-old German wire-haired pointer, 'was having way too much fun bounding and crashining through the more than 20 inches of snow we accumulated' in Culver on Saturday, Feb. 8
Nearly 30 inches of snow to test the yardstick for Chuck Lesowske of Sisters on Saturday, Feb. 8
When a mail truck got stuck in the snow in Redmond on Saturday, Feb. 8, a nice citizen helped pull him out
A snowball attack, enjoying the snow on Seventh Street in downtown Redmond on Saturday, Feb. 8
Not all snowbirds head south when winter sets in -- Bend resident Jana Girvan said this robin ' sat in the tree in my backyard eating Juniper berries on and off all afternoon' on Saturday, Feb. 8
Quite a fowl parade on the snowy Crooked River in Prineville on Saturday, Feb. 8
You know winter has really arrived when the snowman you make one day is snowed in the next, as Tumalo resident Alice Huskey found on Saturday, Feb. 8
Terrebonne resident Kaitlin Smith's goats, Klondike and Twister, probably wondered where all the snow came from on Saturday, Feb. 8
When 26 inches of snow piled up in Deschutes River Woods on Saturday, Feb. 8, lawn furniture took on a whole new look
A normal Redmond backyard becomes something brand new amid the heavy snow on Saturday, FEb. 8
Peggy Sweet, who lives on the Deschutes County side of Crooked River Ranch, was among thousands who saw the heavy snowfall create scenic sculptures on their outdoor patio furniture on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Redmond resident had this view of their patio around 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7