Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hat Point is Calling

PLEASE NOTE: Check with the US Forest Service for road opening and conditions. Guest Posted 2014: Having not been there for a few years, I heard Hat Point calling my name. So, last Monday I took a road trip with … Continue reading

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Choose Rodeo or Huckleberries, or Both!

Two big western heritage events along the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway this weekend are sure to please. Chief Joseph Days in Joseph is a classic western rodeo, with professional cowboys, top quality rodeo stock, a big parade, and  a healthy … Continue reading

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Frozen Treats or the Steelhead Story

Elgin, Oregon__What could frozen yogurt and steelhead possibly have in common? Both are topics for upcoming rides on the Eagle Cap Excursion Train in northeast Oregon. Thursday, July 31, the Summer Sundowner is an opportunity to enjoy a scenic evening … Continue reading

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Award winning western singer to perform at Trail Center

BAKER CITY, OR. – Award winning western singer and songwriter Mary Kaye Knaphus will perform six presentations at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center on Aug. 1 and 2, at 10:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. each day. Mary … Continue reading

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New Mobile App Provides Visitor Information

The Baker City Herald and The La Grande Observer have launched a free app for mobile devices and smart phones called Go! Northeast Oregon. The app is partnered with the two newspapers’ annual visitor guides and their weekly Go! print … Continue reading

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Seeing the Elephant Musical program at Trail Center

BAKER CITY, OR. – The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is hosting several performances by The Quons of “Seeing the Elephant: Songs Inspired by the Oregon Trail.” The performances with readings and commentary will occur on Friday, July 25 … Continue reading

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Be Aware of Fire Danger Level and Restrictions

Due to a wet spring followed by a hot, dry summer, forest and range fire season has arrived early. The Wallowa Whitman National Forest, Oregon Department of Forestry and Bureau of Land Management ask you to be extremely careful and … Continue reading

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Quilting On the Dry Side Shop Hop

Here is a unique way to enjoy the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway, created just for quilters! Mark your calendars and plan to visit 13 wonderful quilt shops in eastern Oregon and eastern Washington, from September 25 through October 5, 2014. … Continue reading

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Welcome Hells Canyon Motorcycle Rally

The businesses and communities along the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway welcome participants in the Hells Canyon Motorcycle Rally this weekend. Thousands of motorcyclists are expected to gather in Baker City and spend the next few days exploring byway country and … Continue reading

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