Monster Cookie Ride returns for 45th year

Monster Cookie Ride coordinator Hersch Sangster tightens a pedal at one of the bike repair stations at Keizer Rapids Park, where the 2021 ride begins. Submitted by Helen Caswell “We’re starting up the Cookie Ride again,” said Hersch Sangster of the Salem Bicycle Club, “and we’ve got cookies galore!”  Sangster[Read More…]

Big machines stir to life at Great Oregon Steam-Up

David Boyce (right) of Aurora is pictured with a 1915 steam tractor at the Great Oregon Steam-Up in 2018 (File). For a half century, a unique playground called Powerland Heritage Park near Brooks has collected and honored the machines that shaped Oregon’s early development. Its summer Great Oregon Steam-Up celebration has drawn[Read More…]