Month

August 2015
Travel writer and editor Eileen Garvin found lots to love and many great ways to experience Hells Canyon in a recent post on Travel Oregon’s website. Read her tips and plan an awesome adventure of your own! This photo was taken at Granny Viewpoint by a fellow Hells Canyon fan.
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The tourism industry of Eastern Oregon extends its heartfelt concern for the residents, and communities that have been impacted by the recent wildfires throughout the region including, and especially those that have endured loss of property, and in some cases livelihood. However, visitors to the east side of Oregon should be aware that most events...
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Baker City, Oregon__The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center will be re-enacting an Oregon Trail Pioneer Wagon Encampment on September 5 and 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. At the encampment, located outdoors in a circle of replica covered wagons, historical re-enactors cook meals over open fires, and offer samples of the types of...
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BOISE, Idaho, August 19, 2015—The boat ramp at Idaho Power’s Woodhead Park will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 25, until noon on Wednesday while crews apply seal coat to the road and parking area. Crews will begin road work at the park as early as Thursday, Aug. 20. That work will continue on Friday and into...
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Early in August, Portland, Oregon, cycling enthusiast Jonathon Maus spent some time exploring northeast Oregon and the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway by bike. His resulting blogs on BikePortland.org will leave you yearning to park the car, hang up the keys and use just two-wheels to experience our beautiful corner of the state. Following is the...
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BAKER CITY, OR. – The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is hosting performances by the roots music group “Parlour” of Bend, Oregon. “Seeing the Elephant: Songs Inspired by the Oregon Trail” will be presented on Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29 with shows at 10:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. on both days....
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Celebrate everything Celtic! The Eastern Oregon Celtic Festival and Highland Games takes place in La Grande at the Union County Fairgrounds this Saturday, August 22, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, dance, highland games, food and more at the 8th Annual Celtic Festival & Highland Games. For more information, see the website. Tiller’s Folly,...
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Wallowa-Whitman National Forest will move to Phase C Public Use Restrictions effective midnight tonight. These restrictions are also in place for all Oregon State Parks properties across Oregon. Baker City, OR: Forest officials will implement Phase C public use restrictions at 12:01 AM on Thursday, August 20, 2015 on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest due to...
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