Category: Local Events

Senator Merkley to hold town halls this week

Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley will hold town halls in Malheur, Baker, Wallowa, Union, and Umatilla counties on Wednesday and Thursday, April 24 and 25. The Senator will update constituents on his work in Washington, D.C., and answer their questions and invite their...

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Baker City

The annual Easter Egg Hunt in Baker City is set for Saturday, April 20th, at Geiser-Pollman Park in Baker City. The siren will sound at 10AM to begin the hunt for the children, divided up amongst different age groups in different roped off sections in the park. Plastic eggs...

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Techstars Startup Weekend is coming to Baker City April 12-13

Northeast Oregon is getting a Startup Weekend of its own. A hallmark event in metropolitan entrepreneurial communities, Baker City will host the region’s first-ever Startup Weekend, April 12-13, 2019. Startup Weekend Baker City will bring together entrepreneurs and...

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Vote each day for an all-abilities playground in Baker City

Moda Assist and the Portland Trail Blazers want you to vote for the park that should receive the donation to help build an all-abilities playground. Each person can vote one time per day for the playground location, until March 20, 2019. The Portland Trail Blazers teamed up...

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EOU offers Stress-Less event just before finals

EOU students have come to organize, execute and evaluate the annual Stress-Less event that features massages, free food and friendly puppies. Students in Kelly Rice-McNeil’s Program Planning course this term organized the fourth annual Stress-Less event, which takes place...

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January Community Blood Drive to be held in La Grande

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood donors, and will be conducting a Community Blood drive in La Grande. The Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 12PM – 6PM at 1802 Gekeler Lane in La Grande. This is a great service and so...

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Join the 119th Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Join other birders from around the state in the 119th Audubon Christmas Bird Count during the holiday season. In most areas, the typical one-day counts start in mid-December and continue into early January. Experienced and novice birders are invited. This is a nationwide,...

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Run For Veterans

Veterans Day, when we pay special honor our Veterans. Mark your calendar, for Run For Veterans on Saturday, November 10th, 9AM at Mt. Hope Cemetery. A free, 5K fun run, including a celebration, at the Baker Sports complex finish line. Join local veterans, who will be honored...

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La Grande Lions Club Coats For Kids

Help is being requested for this year’s La Grande Lions Club “Coats For Kids” and La Grande Soroptimist “Boots-n-Socks for Kids” drive. If you have warm winter coats or socks and boots that been outgrown, please consider donating them today. Drop...

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