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King Lear

Tragedy strikes at EOU

Shakespeare company joins students to produce ‘King Lear’ Israel Bloodgood stands center stage, reading his lines to a darkened auditorium. He navigates through Shakespeare’s iconic verse, but he is interrupted by...

Kitchens of the Midwest

Novel cooks up Midwest memories

s the title suggests, “Kitchens of the Great Midwest” is a book that celebrates the Midwest, its culture and food. It is presented in a series of stories linked by one of the characters, Eva Thorvald. When she was very y...


Quick Takes: Feb. 3

Here’s a brief look at what’s happening in Northeast Oregon The Big Read discusses ‘When the Bridge Breaks’ JOSEPH — The Big Read presents an engaging panel discussion exploring the themes in Thornton Wilder...

Melodee Sather combines pottery and polishing

Shows feature pottery, paper and paint

This month’s art shows have nothing in common. Instead, those who attend the First Friday receptions will be treated to a variety of works, including ink-dyed paper, pottery, paintings and a chance to buy original works for $...

Marguerite is the new album from Sons of Guns

Sons of Guns holds out for the very best

The latest album from Sons of Guns, a rock band out of Seattle, features a heartfelt “Stolen Presents”. The singers belt out: Hold out, hold out, hold out! Hold out for top shelf, shift down! According to co-frontman Mike S...

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Tommy and Diamond wait patiently for riders to fill the wagon during the weekly horse-drawn tours.

Horse-drawn history

The horses prance down Main Street, announcing their presence with the soft jingle of their harness. Behind them, reins in hand, sits Ron Colton, who handles the tall, black Percherons with the ease of  a lifetime around horse...