Eastern Oregon

Eastern Oregon
Timber woes continue in east
October 2007
Monday, October 01, 2007

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EASTERN OREGON Recent lumber mill closures announced in three eastern Oregon counties have sucker- punched the region’s economy.

 

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Drought, fire afflict eastern counties
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

In August, Malheur County became the fifth Oregon county to declare an emergency as drought conditions and high temperatures continue to sap ranch and farmland and spark wildfires throughout the region.

 

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Farm union pact doesn’t end debate
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

DairyCows.jpgOregon’s largest dairy farm has struck a collective-bargaining deal with United Farm Workers, marking the state’s first large-scale farm unionization.

 

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Baker County town hosts bustling flea market
August 2007
Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day don’t mark a day off work for the town of Sumpter in eastern Baker County. Three weekends a year the town, population 171, hosts a flea market and transforms into a whirlwind of commerce.

 

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Bikers bring bucks to Baker City
August 2007
Wednesday, August 01, 2007

BakerCityCycles.jpgWhen thousands of bikers descend on a small town in Eastern Oregon you might expect the locals to be wary.

 

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