Livestock Show offers more than a rodeo


UNION — The Eastern Oregon Livestock Show is a week-long festival that includes extreme bull riding and other 4-H and FFA activities. While the livestock element is enough entertainment for many Eastern Oregon residents, the show is more than just a rodeo and auction. The festival includes events for the whole family to enjoy, like the carnival and parade, as […]

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Annual festival promotes winter recreation and safety

Nate at Elkhorns

An annual celebration of non-motorized backcountry activities will soon return to Eastern Oregon, giving “winter aficionados,” as event coordinator Michael Hatch put it, a chance to enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding and more. Hatch, who runs the Outdoor Adventure Program at Eastern Oregon University, said the Eastern Oregon Backcountry Festival is gaining popularity. “Last year had a great turnout with about […]

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Filmmakers take on 48-hour challenge

ENTERPRISE —The unique and beautiful landscape of Wallowa County inspires an imaginative spirit in many of its residents. Finding a venue to release this creative energy is a challenge for this remote area with a small population. The fourth Annual Ruby Peak Film Festival was formed as one avenue to complete that void. Consisting of 48 hours of intensive, spur […]

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Variety of music celebrated at Juniper Jam

[box_info] Juniper Jam When: Gates open at noon; music runs from 1 p.m. to    10 p.m. on two stages Where: Wallowa County Fairgrounds, Enterprise Cost: $15 pre-show; $18 at the gate; children under 12 get in free Info: [/box_info] ENTERPRISE — Known as “The Sweetest Little Music Festival in Eastern Oregon,” the seventh annual Juniper Jam will provide […]

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