Comin' Round the Mountain

A look at the thriving local off-road biking scene

I was recently asked, “How’s the mountain biking scene in Eau Claire?” The selfish part of me that enjoys the peace of nature, solitude and a quiet ride through the woods...

Cool as Ice

Blugold, Memorial championships are signs we’re becoming a hockey town

I wish I were more of a hockey fan. Sure, I have had my favorite hockey teams going back to the 1980s, but I rarely find myself hanging on each game in a season. For that matter...

World Belly Dance Day

come down and shimmy it up at this annual celebration

The second Saturday in May is dedicated to the celebration and art form of belly dancing. For the fourth year running, Eau Claire will be shaking its hips along with...

To Work on Wheels

Bike to Work Week geared to promote local pedaling

If you’re like most people in the Chippewa Valley, your daily commute entails getting into your car and driving – almost always alone – to your workplace.

The Pedal Pub: Almost Legal?

The concept of riding a pedal pub (or party bike, pedal crawler, cycle pub, beer bike, or bierbike, if you prefer) about town has been around for a while now. These pedal powered vehicles can hold up to twelve people, plus one driver doing all ...

Lake Wissota Loppett

This day of Health and Happiness was sponsored by The Edge Pub & Eatery and took place on Saturday, March 2. Proceeds benefited the Partners of St. Joseph's Hospital and the McDonell Central Cross Country Ski Team. There were 4 races: 10k and 20k skate ski, a 10k classic ski, and a 10k snowshoe.

Writing a New Chapter on Health

addition to planning document will encourage active living for Eau Clairians

The phrase “public health” evokes images of vaccination clinics, infectious disease outbreaks and giant health care programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. But is also should cause us to consider topics such as pedestrian pathways, bike trails ...