Grants Announced for Community Development Projects in Rural Oregon

  Federally-funded Community Development Block Grants support community enhancement and safety projects in non-metro cities and counties.   Business Oregon—the state of Oregon’s economic development agency—announced the third quarter’s allocation of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to cities and counties for community enhancements across the state. Ten cities and two counties will receive awards totaling…

Pendleton Bike Week Lands Easy Rider Bourbon as Major Sponsor

Pendleton Bike Week officials announced today that a long term sponsor agreement has been reached with Easy Rider Bourbon Whiskey. Oregon’s newest distilled spirit is bottled in Hood River Oregon and will be a major sponsor of the fast growing motorcycle rally in Pendleton Oregon. “Easy Rider Bourbon is proud to be associated with Pendleton…

Pendleton Bronze Trail Website Ready to Guide Travelers

Travel Pendleton just released the new Pendleton Bronze Trail website (pendletonbronzetrail.com) to encourage tourists to not only learn about Pendleton’s rich western heritage but also to get them walking around town to see all the sites. This site is optimized for mobile and tablet use. Every page features a brief history of each statue that…

Pendleton Bike Week Ready to Rumble Pendleton

Pendleton Bike Week is rumbling into the Round-Up City July 20-24, 2016. Riding on an extremely successful inaugural year, Pendleton Bike Week is expanding all the events and rides that made the 2015 week so popular. 5800 motorcycle enthusiasts registered in 2015 making it the largest motorcycle rally in the Northwest. Pendleton Bike Week begins…

RCDC, City, County, and BMCC Partner on New Housing Study

The lack of affordable workforce housing is a major obstacle for job creation and economic development in Pendleton.   In 2011, the City of Pendleton commissioned a study of residential housing in Pendleton using the Oregon Solutions process. Representatives from the areas of finance, construction, real estate, and government helped with this effort.   On…