The newly formed Central Oregon Bitterbrush Broadband was featured in the Bend Bulletin in mid November.

Great Old Broads for Wilderness:

This local group of women strive to protect our natural lands through knowledge, commitment and humor.

by Bridget McGinn, for The Bulletin Special Projects

Growing up in New Mexico, Rynda Clark spent a lot of time outside, roaming in the wilderness. It wasn’t until retiring to Bend from southern California after an active career and raising a family that Clark rediscovered her love of the outdoors.

“I had lost touch with my roots in the form of my love for the wilderness,” Clark said. “But as a newcomer to Central Oregon, I started hiking all over the area and reignited my passion. It really was like coming home to me.” Read more.