A July full of programs at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

BAKER CITY, Oregon__The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting several special interpretive programs throughout July for visitors at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, providing lots of opportunities for visitors and families to enjoy the outdoors and learn … Continue reading

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Road Conditions Announcement – Forest Service Road 39 Is Open!

The Wallowa Whitman National Forest announces Forest Service Road 39, also known as the Wallowa Mountain Loop Road, is now open for the season and maintained. Routine maintenance will continue to be done on it throughout the travel season. This is the section of … Continue reading

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Watch for cyclists during the Baker City Cycling Classic, June 23-25

The Baker City Cycling Classic will take place June 23 through June 25, 2017. Motorists can expect delays on Friday morning on Hwy 30 in Baker City and toward Haines, also Hwy 203 and into Keating, Hwy 86 back to … Continue reading

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Oregon Trail Center Hosts Wild Horse Day on June 14

BAKER CITY, Oregon__On Wednesday, June 14, the Bureau of Land Management is holding a Wild Horse educational event at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Bureau of Land Management invites families, youth … Continue reading

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Enjoy Free Camping and Day-use Parking for State Parks Day, June 3

News Release from Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept. May 25, 2017 The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) invites people to stay and play for free to celebrate State Parks Day on Saturday, June 3. Camping will be free the … Continue reading

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Expect delays on US 30 near McAlister Lane intersection east of La Grande for safety improvement work

LA GRANDE, Ore. – Contractors working for the Oregon Department of Transportation will be working along U.S. Highway 30 at the McAlister Lane intersection, two miles east of La Grande. Crews will saw cut the pavement on Friday, and then … Continue reading

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The Byway Is A Busy Place

The Hells Canyon Scenic Byway is a thriving this Memorial Day Weekend. Check out the following activities, then go to the Wallowa County, Union County and Baker County websites for even more happenings. Have a safe, fun and meaningful Memorial … Continue reading

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Excursion Train to Feature Wineries and Other Artisan Producers

ELGIN, OREGON__The 2017 season of the Eagle Cap Excursion Train launches Sunday, May 14, with the annual Mother’s Day Brunch, then settles in for an active season that includes sixteen trips. Ed Spaulding, volunteer engineer and President of the Friends … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Eclipse Explained

BAKER CITY, OREGON__The Geiser Grand Hotel in historic Baker City, is excited to announce, the hotel has secured two space scientists as guests for the Solar Eclipse, August 19-21. Jayne Aubele and Larry S. Crumpler will provide context and understanding for … Continue reading

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Oregon Trail Center Celebrates 25 Years!

Baker City, Oregon__The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Trail Tenders invite the public to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Thursday, May 25, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The event is open to the … Continue reading

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