LA GRANDE — Art Center East (ACE) is hosting its annual Galleries Fundraiser in collaboration with the Wallowa Avalanche Center to raise funds for WAC’s avalanche education programs and ACE’s Galleries Program. Read moreACE and Wallowa Avalanche Center plan joint fundraiser
LA GRANDE — Art Center East (ACE) will host its 14th annual Handmade Holidays Makers Market on Nov. 18 and 19. Read moreHandmade Holidays returns to Art Center East
The podcast that got me into podcasts was “My Favorite Murder.” It was recommended to me by a former boss after I told her I enjoyed researching and reading about true crime cases in my free time. She said “Oh, you’ll love Karen and Georgia.” Read moreWhat we're into: 'My Favorite Murder' the podcast
LA GRANDE — Cook Memorial Library, 2006 Fourth St., has a slate of activities for all ages planned this month. Read moreNovember happenings at Cook Memorial Library
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Leather Show is a yearly event that gathers leather artisans and enthusiasts from all over the United States to teach about the craft, sell their fine goods and compete in the Northwest Leather Masters Competition. Read morePendleton Leather Show returns Nov. 4-5
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Center for the Arts is bringing their biennial Gala Auction back to an in-person format on Saturday, Nov. 5, taking inspiration from a popular Mexican holiday. The Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, celebrates and honors deceased loved ones with a vibrant mix o… Read morePendleton art center returns gala fundraiser
PENDLETON — The Blue Mountain Community College library is hosting “Anywhere But Here: A History of Housing Discrimination in Oregon,” a display presented by the Fair Housing Council of Oregon. Read moreBMCC library hosting exhibit about housing discrimination
ELGIN — As William Shakepseare said, “All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players!” Read moreEagle Cap Excursion Train offers themed rides this fall
ELGIN, SUMPTER — As summer winds down into autumn, the Eagle Cap Excursion Train and Sumpter Valley Railroad will offer special trains. Read moreCheck out the train schedules of Eastern Oregon
Coming from a queer, 6-foot-4, 300-pound former high school football captain who went on to sing Midwestern punk rock, pursue poetry in New York and then earn a fellowship to teach literature in the Ozarks, this album is what you’d expect: different. It’s terrific, too. Read moreNew releases: Willi Carlisle, 'Peculiar, Missouri'
I’ve been driving a lot this summer — 45 minutes, twice a day to get to my job in Baker City from my home in La Grande. While all that extra time in the car can be a drag, it’s provided me with a lot of extra time to listen to music (which I especially like to do while driving and staring at… Read moreWhat we're into: G. Love and Special Sauce
ELGIN, SUMPTER — A chance to see Eastern Oregon landscapes from the windows of a train continues this summer with the Eagle Cap Excursion Train and Sumpter Valley Railroad. Read moreAll aboard! Check out the schedules for the Eagle Cap Excursion Train and Sumpter Valley Railroad
ARLINGTON — Earl Snell Park is the place to be Saturday, July 30, as the Arlington Show-N-Shine gears up for its annual car show and other family-friendly park activities. Read moreArlington shines with annual car show, park activities
If you were hiding under your bed after listening to the last album by Imagine Dragons, it’s time to come out. The second volume of “Mercury” is upbeat, often Caribbean-spiced and throbbing. It’s the sound of a band getting its arena groove back. Read moreNew releases: Imagine Dragons, 'Mercury — Act 2'
HERMISTON — The Hermiston Classics Car Club is gearing up for two days of fun during the Cool Rides Car Show. Read moreHermiston car club heats up with Cool Rides
Clear your schedule to read “The Lies I Tell” because this book is nearly impossible to put down from the first page. Read moreNew releases: 'The Lies I Tell' by Julie Clark
MISSION — After two years of silent drums, Native American drummers, singers and dancers will once again participate in cultural traditions during the Wildhorse Pow Wow. Read moreWildhorse Pow Wow showcases Native American culture
I like to think that newspaper reporters are a little bit like detectives. Like detectives, we interview people to get at the truth, follow paper trails to see where the facts may lead us and view the world with a certain amount of jaded skepticism. (Unlike detectives, fortunately for us, we… Read moreWhat we're into: Robicheaux
RICHLAND — Vintage airplanes buzz into Baker County this weekend for the fifth annual OKK Fly-In on June 24 and 25. Read moreRichland welcomes planes for the OKK Fly-In
EASTERN OREGON — It’s finally starting to feel like summer, and that means vegetables, fruit and more are showing up at farmers markets across Eastern Oregon. Read moreBehold the bounty: Farmers markets are open!
The YouTube channel of Ward Carroll, musician and ex-F-14 radar intercept officer, is popular with his fellow former naval persons and lifelong civilians interested in military aviation. Under his call sign “Mooch,” Carroll reviews movies and shares stories from his own and others’ service f… Read moreWhat we're into: Ward Carroll on YouTube
Mary Gauthier’s weekly Sunday afternoon livestreams at the pandemic’s peak were a lot like church, with confessions, contemplations and a welcome spirit of communion. Read moreNew releases: Mary Gauthier, 'Dark Enough to See the Stars'
Would you believe it? After a three-year drought, Harry Styles’ third solo record, “Harry’s House,” is almost here, just in time for summer. Read moreNew releases: 'Harry's House,' Harry Styles