Category: Bicycling

Who knows who killed Jakhob?

As roadside memorials go, this one is sadder than most. It reminds us that for more than seven years now, someone has gotten away with taking the life of Jakhob Miles.




Quiz for city folks: What’s this crop?

We residents of the Willamette Valley are surrounded by picturesque countryside, but for most of us who don’t make a living in agriculture it would be a big help if the pictures had captions as well. I for one would appreciate labels or little signs telling me what’s… Continue reading




Take a look at ‘new’ Palestine Church

As you can see, Benton County has been taking good care of the old Palestine Church since it was moved to Adair Village in 2010 from its site on Palestine Road in North Albany, where it had sat for more than 100 years.




Pausing on a ride to watch …

Pedaling along on a routine little bike ride on Tuesday, I hear this angry buzzing in the sky behind me and to the left. The video tells the story, more or less. Well, not the whole story, obviously. I couldn’t ask the pilot his name or… Continue reading




Spending spring break at home

On my way through town Tuesday morning, it took me a while to realize why everybody was blowing through the school zone at the bottom of the hill at 40 miles per hour without even a token tap on the brakes. Then I glanced to the left and saw… Continue reading




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