Cottonwood Crossing Summer Institute

In June of 2016, six teachers and 18 to 24 high school students from rural eastern Oregon communities will spend a week at Oregon’s newest and second largest state park, Cottonwood Canyon State Park in eastern Oregon, as part of the second session of the Cottonwood Crossing Summer Institute. Here they will perform field studies…

$500,000 matching gift benefits 4-H youth in Baker County

The long-term strength and stability of Baker County’s 4-H program for youth has received a major boost through a challenge gift establishing the county’s first endowed professorship.   Lee and Connie (Howard) Kearney will match up to $500,000 in gifts for the Janice Cowan Baker County 4-H Professorship endowment, providing a perpetual source of support…