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Holiday season offers bazaar shopping


’Tis the season for holiday shopping.

A number of fundraising efforts take advantage of Christmas shoppers to gather groups of vendors to sell their wares at holiday bazaars. Offerings are diverse — ...

Area events commemorate Veterans Day


As Veterans Day approaches, special events are planned to honor veterans. Area activities include:


•The Associated Student Government at Blue Mountain Community College is hosting a Veterans ...

Skramstad ropes in crown for Frontier Days


Katie Skramstad was recently crowned as the queen of the 2019 Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days — following in the footsteps of her sister, Taylor Ann, who served on the 2012 royalty court.

The 19-year-ol...

Symphony opens season with ‘Bucolic Beethoven’


A pair of violin soloists — Hannah Leland and Hannah Burnett — will join the Oregon East Symphony during its season-opener.

“Bucolic Beethoven” features a performance of Wolfgang Amadeus...

‘Haunted’ Geiser Grand in Baker City hosts spirited events


As autumn gets in full swing, the Geiser Grand Hotel has announced several spooky and spirited events and activities.

First opening in 1889, the historic Baker City landmark has long been said to be haunted. A favo...

Project connects veterans, those in need


Veterans as well as people who have low incomes or unstable housing are invited to attend the Project Community Connect & Veteran Stand Down.

The free event connects people to resources and provides on-the-spot...

Musician-turned-author shares hot tub talks


Mike Mallory has been multi-tasking as of late.

He stays pretty busy as owner La Grande Stereo and Music. In addition, he’s a guitarist and vocalist with The Wasteland Kings, a La Grande-based Americana band...

Domestic violence survivor finds healing in helping others


EDITOR’S NOTE: Although the perpetrator of violence in this story was arrested, charged and incarcerated, his full name is being withheld at the request of the survivor. The purpose in sharing her story as part o...

Yellowstone in winter


With awe-inspiring moments in nature continuing to be the focal point of her photography, Debbie McIntosh headed to Yellowstone National Park the past two winters.

In addition to avoiding summer crowds, the Pendlet...

Harvest Festival highlights regional goods


Despite looming clouds and a threat of rain Saturday, a crowd of people flocked to the SAGE Center in Boardman for the Morrow County Harvest Festival.

The event, in its fifth year, showcases the region’s pro...

Pro-lifers link together in prayer


Pro-life advocates are linking together to bear witness regarding their belief in the sanctity of human life by participating in Life Chain events across North America.

The annual event draws thousands of participa...

Meticulous papercutting creates intricate artwork

- Arts center exhibit features Jenny Morgan’s work

Dayton welcomes visitors, shows off town


A full day of activities are featured as Dayton rolls out the welcome mat with a tour of historic homes, an art show, wagon rides and information about downtown business opportunities and more.

Designed to highligh...

Pendleton saddlemaker hitches up exhibit at national cowboy museum


The artistry of a Pendleton saddlemaker will be on display at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

Born in France in 1952, Pedro Pedrini arrived in Pendleton in late 2016. He oversees...

Stevenson, Washington, woman carves detailed artwork


Intricately detailed wood sculptures inspired by the anatomy of plants, animals, insects and humans are featured in the opening exhibition of the 2018-19 season at the Betty Feves Memorial Gallery.

The display is t...

Ann’s Next Ride pedals bicycle safety, remembers friend


A group of avid cyclists is hosting an awareness event to encourage both bicycle riders and drivers to “share the road.”

Organized by Pendleton On Wheels, Ann’s Next Ride is both a memorial eve...

Health fair offers fitness tips and fun in Hermiston


The Teddy Bear Clinic will again be taking patients during the upcoming Family Health & Fitness Day.

The free health and wellness fair is appropriate for all ages. Jamie Crowell, a community health educator at ...