Archive for February, 2013
Award-winning essayist & poet reads for Ars Poetica Mar. 5
February 25, 2013
Danielle Cadena Duelen February 20, 2013 LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) - EOU’s Ars Poetica Lecture Series welcomes Danielle Cadena Duelen, reading from her recently published and award-winning works Mar. 5. The free reading starts at 7:30 p.m. in the reference room at Pierce Library on the EOU campus. A book signing will follow. In her first book, ...
Union County Events
February 23, 2013
From the Chamber… EOU Men’s Basketball, Feb 20, La Grande Watch EOU take on the Oregon Institute of Technology in Quinn Coliseum at 7pm. Third Thursday Art Walk and Live Music, Feb 21, La Grande Stroll through downtown businesses and galleries this Thursday to discover local artists and their works. Afterward, stop by Ten Depot ...
March PubTalk: Beyond Business as Usual
February 23, 2013
PubTalk is coming up again on Thursday, March 14! Scott Sandler, Co-Manager of the Oregon Angel Fund, will give a presentation titled “Beyond the Paleo Business Model — It’s more than just making & selling stuff.” This interactive session will offer financial strategies for small businesses with examples drawn from real business stories. Sandler will help business ...
Oregon Rural Action Hosts AG Policy Teach-ins
February 23, 2013
As the Oregon legislative session ramps up and the federal Farm Bill lingers in Congress there are many current and upcoming food and agriculture policy issues poised to impact producers and eaters. Oregon Rural Action, a community organization based in La Grande, will be hosting a series of ag policy “teach-ins” in Joseph, ...
Local Workshop on Season Extension Growing
February 21, 2013
Season Extension Using Low Row Cover, a workshop on how to extend the growing season through use of covered garden beds will be offered from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on March 9th at the Cove FFA School Farm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on March 10th at the Wallowa Community Garden. Cost for the 4 ...
February 13, 2013
From the Chamber … Irish Session, Feb 14, La Grande Every second Thursday of the month the Northeast Oregon Folklore Society hosts an Irish Session at Bear Mountain Pizza. Stop by at 7pm for some pizza and polka. For more information, call Carla at 541-663-0776. Music at Ten Depot Street, Feb 14, La Grande Come ...
Tax Season Thieves
February 12, 2013
DON’T TAKE THE BAIT – AVOID GETTING DUPED BY TAX ‘PHISHING’ SCAMS Tax Tuesday: BBB Warns of Online Impostors Lake Oswego, Ore. – Feb. 12, 2013 – With the tax deadline approaching, fraudsters and phishers are increasingly taking aim at unsuspecting Oregonians. Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington warns filers about one ...
Feb 12 Oregon Scenic Bikeway Workshop in La Grande 9-4
February 9, 2013
Bicycle Tourism Workshop for Oregon’s Scenic Bikeways Greetings! Would you like to learn how to capitalize on the growing trend of bicycle tourism? Would you like to learn more about the 134-mile Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway that starts and ends in La Grande? Would you like to learn more about the 9 designated Oregon ...
February 7, 2013
From the Chamber… The Nightingale Gallery presents “Quietude”, La Grande, Feb 8 Gallery director, Cory Peeke, curated this exhibition that features six artists whose works communicate a quiet atmosphere. The show runs through March 1, and can be seen during the reception from 6-8pm or during regular gallery hours, Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm. ArtsEast presents “The Whimsical ...