We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • Updated
  • 0

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The Wild & Scenic Film Festival arrives online in the Blue Mountain Region on April 1. This is the seventh year in which the Land Trust has partnered with the South Yu…

  • Updated
  • 0

PENDLETON — Jack Lorts’ poems have been described as, “unique and thought provoking. They stir the mind and make readers turn their heads to look in a direction they’d probably not thought of …

  • Updated
  • 0

ENTERPRISE — Fishtrap launches its National Endowment for the Arts Big Read program on Wednesday, Feb. 17, with a true tale of resilience and survival: "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of…

  • Updated
  • 0

PENDLETON — The Oregon East Symphony will present its annual Winter Chamber Music Festival as a subscription-based internet livestream series. The series will feature chamber music performance…

  • Updated
  • 0

Rick Steber, a prolific Oregon novelist who brings the West to life in his many works covering a variety of subjects, has brought a real-life bad boy to his latest book, “The Last Outlaw.”

  • Updated
  • 0

LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon Film Festival, a La Grande-based nonprofit, announces the inaugural year of its Filmmaker Residency program. The residency is a monthlong retreat for writers and dir…

  • Updated
  • 0

PENDLETON — A writer, who sees both poetry and journalism as essential in reporting on the world and witnessing the human condition, will be featured at the First Draft Writers’ Series on Thur…

  • Updated
  • 0

PENDLETON — Pendleton-based songwriter and performer James Dean Kindle will host a nearly weeklong series of free, livestreamed concerts beginning Sunday, Jan. 10.

  • Updated
  • 0

ENTERPRISE — Throw a log on the fire and log on for Fishtrap Fireside on Friday, Dec. 4. Now you can watch Fireside wherever you are and whenever you want online at Fishtrap.org. December’s fe…

  • Updated
  • 0

“Faultland,” a new book by Portland author Suzy Vitello, is a worst-case scenario vision of her home city under siege: right-wing politics have turned the once-liberal bastion of Oregon into a…

  • Updated
  • 0

PENDLETON — The Oregon East Symphony's "Let'Er Bach" concert scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Pendleton Convention Center has been rescheduled due to continuing poor air quality.

  • 0

MISSION — The yearlong construction at Wildhorse Resort & Casino that adds a bowling center, food court and arcade is nearly done and will open to the public by the end of September. Howev…

  • Updated
  • 0

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — On Sept. 21, Blue Mountain Land Trust launches the online premiere of Blue Mountain Television’s “Secret Life of the Forest: The Northern Blue Mountains.”

  • Updated
  • 0

PENDLETON — The Oregon East Symphony will kick off its 2020-21 season by presenting its first ever drive-in concert — “Let ‘Er Bach!” — on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m., in the Pendleton Co…

  • 0

BAKER CITY — Crossroads Carnegie Art Center announces the 22nd Annual Open Regional Show, “Art at the Crossroads,” beginning Friday, Sept. 4, from noon to 8 p.m. at 2020 Auburn Ave., Baker City.

  • Updated
  • 0

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The Walla Walla VA Medical Center will host a virtual musical performance titled “ENCORE!” as part of Re-Creation’s “Tours for Veterans.” This event, scheduled for noon We…

  • Updated
  • 0

DAYTON, Wash. — The Dayton Historical Depot Society has announced its annual fundraiser auction, which supports the day-to-day operations of the Dayton Historic Depot Museum. Instead of gather…

  • Updated
  • 0

BAKER CITY — The Wasteland Kings are the headliner for the Sunday, July 12, Powder River Music Review at the Powder River Pavilion in Geiser-Pollman Park in Baker City from 4-5:30 p.m. The con…

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

ELGIN — The Friends of the Joseph Branch Board of Directors has watched the status of the COVID-19 virus pandemic closely and recently made the decision to not run the Eagle Cap Excursion Trai…

  • Updated
  • 0

SUMMER LAKE — PLAYA, an arts and sciences collaborative community in Southeast Oregon's high desert, is offering special online events during August and September.

  • 0

SILVER CITY, Idaho — Filled to its banks with early summer snowmelt, Jordan Creek burbled briskly past cottonwoods toward the old Masonic Lodge … and then under it. A few blocks away stood Our…

  • Updated
  • 0

BAKER CITY — The Chihuahua Desert Fiesta Band is the headliner for the Sunday, June 28, Powder River Music Review at the Powder River Pavilion at Geiser-Pollman Park in Baker City from 4-5:30 …

  • Updated
  • 0

PENDLETON — If you're looking to get outside and enjoy good music, good food and socially distanced visiting with your neighbors, head to the 100 block of South Main Street on Saturday, June 2…

  • 0

ENTERPRISE — Flora School will be streaming its annual School Days celebration on June 6 over Facebook to several pages, including its own Virtual School Days 2020 group page. The annual event…

  • 0

ENTERPRISE — Fishtrap has announced that for the first time in its 33-year history, the Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers will be held online as a Virtual Weeklong Writing Conference. Using…

  • 0

Full disclosure, I’m a big fan of Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays. The Portland couple’s first foray into the wild world of book publishing was the Cowboy and the Vampire series, followed by a …

  • 0

JOSEPH — Join Fishtrap online for an evening of poetry and conversation with Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford. Log on to Fishtrap’s Facebook Page on Tuesday, April 28 at 5 p.m. for "An Evenin…

  • 0

PENDLETON — Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Oregon East Symphony has announced it will be canceling the remainder of its 2019-20 season, after the online presentation of its annua…

  • 0

With the restriction of public gatherings because of COVID-19, the entertainment calendar is suspended until further notice.

  • 0

PENDLETON — Independent musicians are tapping into their creative energies to find ways to survive financially while public gatherings are restricted because of COVID-19.

  • 0

PENDLETON — Local bartenders are getting ready to rumble as the Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame gear up for the 10th annual Battle of the Bars, but they will have to wait unti…

  • 0

PENDLETON — Singer-songwriter Norman Baker grew up listening to grunge, punk and gangsta rap — however, the Seattle musician found his niche in Americana, alt-country, roots, folk and alt blue…

  • 0

UMATILLA COUNTY — A pair of American ballet suites are featured as the Oregon East Symphony resumes its 2019-20 season with performances in Pendleton and Hermiston.

  • 0

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — A series of films that chronicles the westward expansion is featured during the month of March at Whitman Mission National Historic Site.

  • 0

MILTON-FREEWATER — The Inland Northwest Orchestra will present a program, including Saint-Saens’ “Symphony #3” and Albinoni’s “Adagio for Strings and Organ.”