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Outdoors Photographer to share images from bottom of the world Photographer to share images from bottom of the world(Photo Gallery)
A photographer will share images from his recent trip to Antarctica in February.

Creswell writer and photographer Bob Keefer will talk and show slides from his 19-day adventure cruise to Antarctica. The event is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Eugene Springfield Art Project, 224 E. 11th Ave., in Eugene.
Outdoors Winter storm causes wrecks, gridlock in the South Winter storm causes wrecks, gridlock in the South(Photo Gallery)
Atlanta highways instantly became clogged with commuters who left work at the first sign of snow, bronze statues of civil rights heroes were encrusted, and snowplows that hardly ever leave the garage were sent rolling through the city.
Outdoors 122 mph winds wreak havoc with Oregon tourists 122 mph winds wreak havoc with Oregon tourists
You'd think when you register a 115 mph gust during a weather event, it'd probably be the strongest gust of your year, or... ever?

For one spot in Oregon, it's second place. Of the week.

The Crown Point Observatory on the western edge of the Columbia River Gorge outdid itself, kicking off the week Monday with a 115 mph gust and then topping it with a 122 mph gust on Friday:
Outdoors Possible head start for kids hunting big game Possible head start for kids hunting big game(Video)
An Idaho Fish and Game spokeswoman said the reason for the age drop proposal is because they have been getting a lot of requests from families wanting to take their kids out at a younger age.