The Gray Butte Trail cuts along the hillside and is fast, flowing and fun. Keeping both eyes on the trail is a must, because it runs along a steep drop-off. If riders want to take in the view, it is best to stop first.
Peter Pomponi donated the safe to the Roosevelt Middle School Auction. He found it two years ago hidden in the walls of an old Central Oregon farm house. The safe hasn't been opened, so the contents of the 2-foot square cast iron safe are a mystery.
Oregon's tallest peak has raked enough moisture out of passing storms to claim the only normal snowpack in the state. But the farther a river basin is from Mount Hood, the worse summertime river flows look.