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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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Road Over Hells Canyon Dam Will Be Closed Wednesday, May 3

OXBOW, Oregon, May 1, 2017 — The road that crosses over Hells Canyon Dam will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to noon and from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mountain Daylight Time. The … Continue reading

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B & B PROPRIETOR SHARES HER PASSION FOR HORSES

SUMMERVILLE, ORE__Lyndall Shick fell in love with horses, and with the Wallowa Mountains, when she was six years old. Each summer, her family took a camping trip to Wallowa Lake, where they rented horses and rode into the high lakes. … Continue reading

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Learn Traditional Crafts in Beautiful Joseph, Oregon

JOSEPH, OR__After years of dreaming and months of development, research and paperwork, organizers are excited and proud to launch Prairie Mountain Folk School, a non-profit center for traditional skills in Joseph, Oregon. The center’s mission is to inspire and educate by … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Best Music Festival, PineFest

If you love outdoor music festivals and you’re looking for the best in Oregon, you’ll find it right here in Baker County.  The Oregon Festival and Events Association recently named PineFest in Halfway Oregon their Best Music Festival in Oregon. … Continue reading

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Eastern Oregon Venues Host Smithsonian Exhibition

JOSEPH, OREGON__The Smithsonian Institution opened its newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture Sept. 24, 2016. The celebration continues and reaches far beyond Washington, D.C., to several locations across Eastern Oregon as museums and art centers … Continue reading

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Historic Finishes and Harrowing Conditions Define the 2017 Eagle Cap Extreme

Following is a guest post about the exciting event that took place last weekend. It was submitted January 24, by Eagle Cap Extreme Public Relations Director, Troy Nave.  ENTERPRISE, OREGON__The 2017 Eagle Cap Extreme wrapped up late Saturday afternoon at … Continue reading

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Two Dozen Mushers Registered for Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race

Final Preparations for the Eagle Cap Extreme Taking Place in NE Oregon. ENTERPRISE, OREGON__A strong field of two dozen mushers has registered for the Eagle Cap Extreme sled dog race, to take place January 18 – 21 in Wallowa County. … Continue reading

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