Energy Trust of Oregon Requests Proposals for Residential Program Management and Delivery Services

Energy Trust of Oregon is now seeking proposals from qualified organizations interested in and capable of providing residential program management services and/or program delivery for specific residential market-focused program offerings. It is Energy Trust board policy and national best practice to periodically put contracts out to bid with the objective of delivering effective services and…

Senior Projects Enrich Rural Communities

By Trish Yerges Every year like clockwork, small rural communities become the recipients of generous gifts created by or facilitated by high school seniors and their senior projects.   The majority of public high schools of Union, Wallowa and Baker counties include a senior project requirement for graduation in their curriculum.   “Imbler School District…

Small Town Limousine – Big Town Class

  By Trish Yerges When it comes to class, nothing beats arriving at an event in a luxury stretch limousine driven by a professional chauffeur. That’s what Justice Clark, owner of Small Town Limousine of La Grande offers his customers.   “Before I bought this limousine, I had never been in a limousine in my…

Excursion Train Launches 2017 Train Season on Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 14, is Mother’s Day, and the traditional opening day for the Eagle Cap Excursion Train’s 2017 season. The Mother’s Day Brunch is always a popular trip, as passengers find it a good way to celebrate the holiday while enjoying the beautiful spring scenery along the Grande Ronde and Wallowa Rivers.   The Mother’s…

Gary Allan Set to Take the Happy Canyon Stage Sept. 9

    Country music superstar Gary Allan will kick off the Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon week when he takes the stage in the Happy Canyon Arena on Sept. 9. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 1.   Allan is known for hit No. 1 singles “Man to Man,” “Nothing On But the Radio,” “Watching…

Oregon House Approves Rep. Barreto’s ATV Highway Access Bill

The Oregon House of Representatives approved HB 2910 A, legislation that seeks to make it easier for Oregonians in rural communities to access rural roadways with all-terrain vehicles in authorized areas. Under current law ATVs are not permitted on state highways, which can prevent Oregonians from accessing their own property if it is separated by…