A geologic tour of the lower Crooked River Basin, which includes Smith Rock State Park, Ochoco Reservoir and the Redmond and Prineville areas, is one of the highlights of the newest issue of Oregon Geology Magazine.

Published by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI), the Fall 2006 issue of Oregon Geology is available free online in PDF form at:

Also of interest in Oregon Geology is a look at the geology and the recent debris flows in the upper White River Valley near Mt. Hood, plus an examination of how agencies respond when a debris flow occurs.