Eastern Oregon

Eastern Oregon
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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JOSEPH
August 2007
Wednesday, August 01, 2007

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Two years after the Wallowa Valley stagecoach shuttle of 30 years stopped running because of slow business, Jeff Benecke took it upon himself to resurrect the shuttle service on a smaller scale.

 

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Umatilla County shifts toward durables and services
August 2007
Wednesday, August 01, 2007

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As recently as 2001, non-durable goods manufacturing employment in Umatilla County outnumbered durable goods by more than two-to-one.

 

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Eastern Oregon golf courses tee off as a team
July 2007
Sunday, July 01, 2007

BAKER CITY — Eastern Oregon folks know the value of banding together. “It’s the only way we survive,” says Alice Trindle, executive director of the Eastern Oregon Visitors Association (EOVA) and the driving force behind a new marketing campaign for rural golf courses in the 11 counties east of the Cascades.

 

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