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…

Union County Museum Opens on Mother’s Day

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Oregon Maverick – Lars Larson

By Lori Kimbel   Lars Larson is well known around the Pacific Northwest; some people hang on his every word, others are known to disagree with him adamantly, this is what makes his local talk show the most listened to radio talk show in the northwest. He does not hide from controversy and seems to…

Out and About Across Oregon with Tour de Mike

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Energy Bill with Big Benefits for Fish and Wildlife

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Be Pleasantly Surprised at Fringe Salon and Boutique

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Fraud – What Does the Business Owner Need to Know?

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Solar Carport Dedication at Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

A dedication ceremony inaugurating the new solar panel carports at Tamástslikt Cultural Institute will took place on Friday, April 22 Speakers from thevarious funders as well as the Umatilla Confederated Tribes and the Tamástslikt Trust Board were present and a blessing took place herunterladen. Tamástslikt’s solar energy project is called “Híisemtuks” in Nez Perce, meaning…

EOU Millennial Community Sends Loupe, Attila to New York City

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My View – May/June 2016

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Spring Brings Mushrooms to the Blue Mountains

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

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Couple with Oregon Ties Creates $5 Million Scholars Fund for Cancer Research at OHSU

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Grande Ronde Hospital Construction Projects Now Complete

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Doernbecher Opens First Pediatric Intraoperative MRI Facility on West Coast

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Good Shepherd Receives Award for Recognition and Innovation

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A Much Needed Conversation

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Smith Honored by Oregon Fairs Association and Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association

Representative Greg Smith (R-Heppner) was honored this week with two prestigious recognitions herunterladen. The first is from the Oregon Fairs Association (OFA), which supports Oregon’s 36 county fairs. ​Also honoring Rep. Smith was the Oregon Concrete and Aggregate Producers Association (OCAPA), an organization that is working to build Oregon’s economy and supports economic development disney…

My View – 2016 is in Full Swing

These first couple months of 2016 have proven to be quite eventful to say the least, and we are covering some of those events on the following pages.   I hope you enjoy the article on the situation in Harney County, written by University of Oregon professor, Peter Walker, for Northeast Oregon Business News and…

State Representative Greg Smith Appointed to Governor’s Small Business Advisory Cabinet

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Chris Harder Named as Business Oregon Director

Governor Kate Brown today announced Chris Harder as Director of Business Oregon. Harder will begin on March 22 and will serve as acting director until confirmed by the Oregon State Senate windows 10 download chip.   “I’m excited to bring Chris on board to help continue Oregon’s economic momentum,” said Governor Brown. “Chris’ leadership experience…

Statement from Senator Wyden on the End of the Harney County Standoff

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The Great Minimum Wage Deception

By Anthony K. Smith   Passed by voters nearly 14 years ago, Measure 25 promised to take the minimum-wage issue out of politics for good, by linking it forever to annual increases in the federal Consumer Price Index herunterladen.   “Measure 25 fixes the problem, and takes the issue out of the political arena,” assured…

Public engagement sessions scheduled for Forest Resiliency Project

The Ochoco, Umatilla, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests will host a series of public engagement sessions in March to discuss the Proposed Action for the Forest Resiliency Project.   The Forest Resiliency project is part of the Forest Service’s broader strategy to accelerate the pace and scale of forest restoration in eastern Oregon and Washington to…

My Fair Lady — A Loverly Experience

My Fair Lady — A Loverly Experience By Trish Yerges   The Elgin Opera House is presenting “My Fair Lady” each weekend through March 12, and if opening night is any indication of its perfection, audiences will be delightfully entertained with the music by Frederick Loewe and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. This show is…

The War for America’s Public Lands is Still On

By Peter Walker Professor, University of Oregon For Northeast Oregon Business News On January 2, 2016, some 300 local citizens and outside militia members marched in Harney County, Oregon, to protest the re-sentencing for arson of local ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond. At stake was much more than the fate of the Hammonds. In the…

Tim Sieber Named President of SeaPort Airlines

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Greenwood Resources Earns Forest Stewardship Award

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Brothers Donate Shoreline Property to Wallowa Land Trust

Nine acres on the west shore of Wallowa Lake now in permanent conservation (Joseph, Oregon) Three brothers – Frank, Steve and Fred Kimball – had a choice: sell their nine-acre forested property on Wallowa Lake for quick cash, or ensure the land remain intact and forever protected in its natural state ordner aus dropbox herunterladen…

Forest Department to Host Public Hearings on State Forest Recreation Topics

The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) will host three public hearings focused on recreation issues on Oregon state-owned forests.   The three hearings – scheduled in Salem, Portland and Astoria ­– provide a forum for testimony on recreation rule changes aimed to address recent challenges in implementing critical recreation services java editor download chip kostenlos….

ODF Committee to address Oregon’s Increasing Wildfire Activity

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US Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Releases 10-year Action Plan

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The Issue of Homelessness

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Energy Trust Helps Oregonians Prepare for Darker Days and Longer Nights

New online tool shows how to make the switch to energy-efficient lighting. Oregonians rely more on light bulbs to keep homescozy and bright during the dark days and long nights of winter songs von amazon prime herunterladen. Residents can replace their outdated incandescent light bulbs with energy-efficient LED lighting to save energy and money all…

Pendleton Round-Up Announces 2016 Queen & Court

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Pendleton Round-Up Association Installs Four New Directors to the Official Board

The Pendleton Round-Up Association has installed four new Directors to the Official Board of this 105 year old iconic Oregon event. The new directors join a sixteen member board with wide-ranging separate assignments encompassing responsibilities from publicity to hay and barns.   New director Tiah DeGrofft will be the 2016 Sponsors Director. She has a…

Fishtrap Hires New ED

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Dandelion Wines Opens in Historic Downtown Enterprise

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Community Bank Receives “Outstanding” CRA Performance Rating From FDIC

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Happy New Year! – Letter From the Editor

The beginning of a new year is always so exciting to me. I’m never sorry to see an old year go, sometimes I am sentimental about it, other times I’ve been ready to put the year behind me without so much as a small glance back, but I have never felt the need to hold…

State of the City, From the Desk of Mayor Allen Duffy

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Elgin B&B’s: Angler’s Rest Inn & The Mays Place

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Grande Ronde Physician, Steven Hunsaker, Honored by Peers

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Advanced Varicose Vein Procedure Now Being Offered by Local Surgeon

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USDA Announces $40 Million Available to Help Ranchers Restore Sage Grouse Habitat

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Chandlers Inducted into Hereford Hall of Fame

The Chandler family of Chandler Herefords, Baker City, Ore., was inducted into the Hereford Hall of Fame Oct. 30, 2015. The family was recognized at the “Celebrate the Brand” event during the American Hereford Association (AHA) Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Mo youtube video for free. The Hall of Fame honor annually recognizes breeders who…

Protecting Ag Land Important as Oregon Hits 4 Million Mark

Oregon’s population now tops 4 million people. Whether the continued population increase negatively impacts agriculture remains to be seen, but the state’s land use protections are more important than ever, according to officials with the Oregon Department of Agriculture.   “Two must-haves for Oregon agriculture are land and water,” says ODA Director Katy Coba. “As…

Oregon Ranks As One Of The Most Burdensome Regulatory States For Small Business

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1,049 Participate in Hermiston’s Community Brand Survey

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Summer Stock Theater and Fine Arts Academy Will Soon be a Reality in Elgin

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Community Bank’s Charity Drive Produces Over $24,000 This Holiday Season

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Hawk M2M Specializes in Machine-to-Machine Technology

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Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Cattle

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Maryhill Museum of Art Receives $1 Million Grant

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ODA Traps Yield 14 Gypsy Moths in Oregon

After six straight years of single digit detections, the Oregon Department of Agriculture has trapped 14 gypsy moths this summer including two Asian gypsy moths in the Portland area. The results signal an increased concern of the threat posed by the plant-eating invasive species and has prompted an evaluation of next steps to deal with…

McDonald’s, Mars, and Other Marketplace Brands to Engage with Family Forest Owners on Sustainability

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Public Invited to Propose Forest Projects Under County Payments Program

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Business Oregon Secures $450,000 to Help Small Businesses Reach Global Markets

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Carr Joins GEODC

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Governor Kate Brown Announces New Loan Program for Oregon Small Businesses

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Energy Trust of Oregon Helps Businesses Save on Lighting Costs

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Fish and Wildlife Commission delists wolves statewide in split vote (4-2):

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All For You Salon and More Marks 5th Year in Business

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Forest Service Chief Reviews Fire Season, Calls for Two-Part Solution to Fire Budget

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The Anatomy of an Interagency Incident Management Team

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Maintaining Good Bridges Is Critical To a Strong Economy

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Wildhorse Foundation Launches New Website

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The Incredible “Iron-Man”—Forging Beauty to Strength

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

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Modern Woodmen Expands Representation in NE Oregon

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Business Owners Donate Their Time and Effort for Hunt of a Lifetime

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Governor Brown: “Sage-Grouse Decision a Big Win for Oregon”

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Wildfire: the natural, and man-made, disaster of the west

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Sean Robbins Stepping Down as Business Oregon Director

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Joseph Named Regional Timber Association President

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Oregon Lawmakers: Get Hemp Pilot Project Ready for Next Season

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Willow Creek Horse Bed ‘n Breakfast Welcomes Trail Riders

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Blue Mountain Century Scenic Bikeway Ride Set for September 19 – 20

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