Category: Local Events

EOU graduates to celebrate commencement June 15

Eastern Oregon University graduates will celebrate their achievements during two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 15 in La Grande. Graduates from the College of Business, the College of Science, Technology, Mathematics and Health Sciences, those graduating with a...

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VA Portland Hosts Tele-Town Hall to discuss VA MISSION Act

The VA MISSION Act of 2018 goes into effect on June 6, 2019. Under this new legislation, Veterans can expect better access and greater choice in their health care, whether they receive it at VA or through a community provider. Anyone interested is invited to join VA Portland...

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Free Fishing Weekend June 1-2

The first weekend in June is Oregon’s traditional Free Fishing Weekend. During June 1-2 (Saturday and Sunday, ODFW and its partners will be sponsoring fishing events throughout the state. These events are free, and at most, gear and instruction will be provided that you’ll need...

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Annual Avenue of Flags

American Legion Post 43 of La Grande will be hosting the 33rd Annual Avenue of Flags at Grandview Cemetery. The flags will go up at 6AM, May 25th, and fly until 3PM, May 27th, for public viewing. A Memorial Service will be conducted at the Veterans Circle at Grandview Cemetery...

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First ever EOU Blue & Gold Weekend May 16-18

EOU students, alumni and friends are invited to celebrate springtime on campus at the first-ever Blue and Gold Weekend on May 17 and 18 in La Grande. Packed with arts, athletics and cultural activities, the weekend promises something for everyone and all ages. “It’s...

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First ever EOU Blue & Gold Weekend May 16-18

EOU students, alumni and friends are invited to celebrate springtime on campus at the first-ever Blue and Gold Weekend on May 17 and 18 in La Grande. Packed with arts, athletics and cultural activities, the weekend promises something for everyone and all ages. “It’s...

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Letter carriers to Stamp Out Hunger on May 11

On Saturday May 11, letter carriers will be doing more than just dropping off the mail; they’ll also be collecting food for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger takes place around the country and...

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Baker Community Choir Spring Performances

Baker Community Choir’s spring performances are coming up May 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Everyone is welcome to attend these performances of “Take Me Home: A Choral Celebration of Home, Hearth, and Heart.” Featuring the Baker Valley Children’s Choir for the...

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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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