Baker County’s Brandon Clark placed first in the saddle bronc competition Saturday afternoon at the Mountain High Broncs and Bulls rodeo in Enterprise. Along with a purse of about $800, Clark also won a 1980 red Corvette.
ENTERPRISE — It took a red Corvette to bring Baker County saddle bronc rider Brandon Clark out of retirement.
Blue Mountains Conservancy’s 2015 Heart of the Blues Outing and Lecture Series continues Saturday when botanist Susan Geer will lead a wildflower identification hike to Van Patten Lake in the Elkhorn Mountains.
The trail is short but steep, with a total hiking distance of four miles.
Participants should bring food and water and wear hiking boots and clothing suitable for unpredictable mountain weather. Meet in front of the Conservancy office at 103 Depot St., La Grande (corner of Depot and Washington), at 9 a.m. to carpool or gather at the Van Patten trailhead at 10:30 a.m.
The Heart of the Blues Outing and Lecture Series will continue through the summer. For more information, call Sue Miller at 541-786-2665 or go to www.bluemountainsconservancy.org.