Jill Rosell

Biking

Biking is both recreation and an important mode of transportation for people throughout Oregon, and our photographers captured many images of bikes and their riders. Today we're sharing a few of them.

British cyclists Tom Merriman & Jana Phillips take a break at Ochoco Summit - Mile Post 50 on US Hwy 26 - between Mitchell & Prineville. They are in their 10th week of a cross country bike tour from NY to CA.  Photo by Diane Kulpinski

British cyclists Tom Merriman & Jana Phillips take a break at Ochoco Summit - Mile Post 50 on US Hwy 26 - between Mitchell & Prineville. They are in their 10th week of a cross country bike tour from NY to CA. Photo by Diane Kulpinski

The cool way to bike around Bend.  Photo by Jill Rosell

The cool way to bike around Bend. Photo by Jill Rosell

Family on a bike ride in La Grande.  Photo by Brent Clapp

Family on a bike ride in La Grande. Photo by Brent Clapp

Oregonians Create: Painting

We Oregonians are a creative bunch. Art in many forms, from visual to musical to performance, is in evidence throughout our state and its value to Oregon definitely comes through in our photos. This week we're sharing some photos that celebrate one specific art form -- painting.

Although not one of the original artists, Lissa Jensen retouches blemishes on Silverton Bobbie's Memorial Mural on Water Street in downtown.  Photo by Stewart Harvey

Although not one of the original artists, Lissa Jensen retouches blemishes on Silverton Bobbie's Memorial Mural on Water Street in downtown. Photo by Stewart Harvey

An artist paints Mirror Pond in Bend.  Photo by Jill Rosell

An artist paints Mirror Pond in Bend. Photo by Jill Rosell

Painting Class at Alexander Rockoff's studio at The Falcon Art Community.  Photo by Jim Lommasson

Painting Class at Alexander Rockoff's studio at The Falcon Art Community. Photo by Jim Lommasson