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PENDLETON — Wannabe sleuths are invited to try their detective skills at solving a mystery on New Year’s Eve, when the Pendleton Underground transforms into a speakeasy from the Roarin’ Twenties. Read more

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HERMISTON — Volunteers will spend two weeks this month cooking and carving 100 turkeys, mashing thousands of potatoes, and preparing enough vegetables, rolls and dessert to serve a community on Thanksgiving. Read more

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Businesses, organizations and volunteers across Eastern Oregon are making sure children have ample opportunities to find candy and fun this Halloween. Read more

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LA GRANDE — Art Center East will host a free community celebration for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, from 6-8 p.m. at the center, 1006 Penn Ave. The family-friendly event will feature an exhibit of Day of the Dead-themed artwork created by Grande Ronde Valley… Read more

UMATILLA — The city of Umatilla and the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce are partnering to welcome back Halloween events on Friday, Oct. 29, including multiple contests, live entertainment and plenty of candy. Read more

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UNION COUNTY — Carving jack-o’-lanterns and decorating with festive gourds are part of the joy of Halloween for many of us. If you don’t have your own pumpkin patch, get outside and search for the perfect pumpkin treasures growing in the Grande Ronde Valley. You’ll support local farmers, and… Read more

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ELGIN, SUMPTER — There is still time this fall to take a train ride through the landscape of Eastern Oregon thanks to the Eagle Cap Excursion Train and Sumpter Valley Railroad. Read more

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PENDLETON — There are only two active mounted bands in the United States, and one of them is in Eastern Oregon. Read more

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PENDLETON — It’s almost time to Let ‘er Buck. In its 111th year, Pendleton Round-Up kicks off Saturday, Sept. 11. Read more

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SUMPTER — The days may be cooling into autumn, but the Sumpter Valley Railroad still runs most weekends through October, and special events are planned for November and December. Reservations can be made at www.sumptervalleyrailroad.org. Read more

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BAKER CITY — When the pandemic stole Jon Deshler’s weekly music gigs in March 2020, he took up his trumpet, lashed a piano into the bed of his Ford truck, and hit the road. Read more

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PENDLETON — After last September’s cancellation of the Pendleton Round-Up — just the third time in the storied rodeo’s 111-year history — the wooden bucking chutes will again explode open as cowboys, cowgirls and spectators prepare to Let’ er Buck. Read more

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BAKER CITY — Karen Haas is a storyteller at heart, and she combines that skill with music to share tales of the Oregon Trail. Read more

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WALLOWA LAKE — The treasured Wallowa Lake Lodge has been a favorite destination for nearly 100 years as a weekend getaway or an evening out to dinner. Read more

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BAKER CITY — Nez Perce Tourism just got started when the pandemic hit, and this year is ramping back up with history-laden jet boat tours and white water rafting trips from its headquarters in Lewiston, Idaho. Read more

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PENDLETON — Fresh butter and pancakes are just one of the treats awaiting visitors to the Heritage Station Museum’s Pioneer Day on Saturday, Aug. 7. Read more

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BAKER CITY, LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon youth are gussying up their animals and entertainers are preparing for the stage in anticipation of this summer’s county fairs. Read more

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JOSEPH — After a year’s delay rodeo fans are fired up for the 75th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo — four nights of pro rodeo action with nearly $45,000 in prize money. Read more