For a younger child, an obstacle course that spans 16 feet upward in the trees could be quite the adventure away from the traditional playground or park.

With winter weather returning to the area and increased snow in the mountains, visitors are reminded that several roads on the Klamath Ranger District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest are closed to wheeled traffic and serve as snowmobile trails.

The Winter Wings Festival always draws a crowd, be it birds or the clamoring birders to view them. The 2018 rendition set to kick off this week is no exception in welcoming some of the biggest experts in birding and photography.

Online registration closes soon for the 39th annual Winter Wings Festival’s many workshop and field trip opportunities, an all-encompassing annual celebration of birding, photography and related fields.

For the first time in nearly a decade, increasing costs of production, printing, and distribution are driving the need for the Forest Service to increase the price of its maps. Prices of USFS paper and plastic-coated maps will increase to $14 on Monday, Jan. 1.

Bill Collier Community Ice Arena will open its 16th anniversary season of on-ice activities on Friday, Nov. 10, with an open skate session from 7 to 9 p.m., according to a news release.