Local EVENTS Schedule

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, scheduled events and gatherings have been cancelled or postponed. Check back frequently for updates and current information.

The Community Connections bus is still making its weekly trip to Baker City on Wednesdays, and is available to pick up prescriptions at Bi-Mart for Panhandle residents. Call William Jackson at 541-742-7433 by Tuesday evening to arrange a ride or prescription pick-up.

Studded tires will be allowed until May 1. The extension beyond the original March 31 deadline was approved March 23 by the Oregon Department of Transportation due to limited business hours and social distancing measures currently in place.

Easter Egg Hunts in both Pine and Eagle Valley are canceled.

All Eagle Valley Grange activities for the month of April have been canceled, including meetings and rental of the hall for any purpose.

Effective March 16, the following New Bridge Grange events are cancelled for the next two weeks:  Bingo, Sewing & Crafts, Senior Meals, Murder: The Final Frontier play, Line Dancing, and the monthly Grange meeting and committee meetings.

Baker County Libraries, including the Halfway and Richland branch libraries, are currently closed until further notice.

Pine Eagle School Conferences have been postponed indefinitely, as has the smoked pork loin dinner that was to have been hosted by the Pine Eagle FFA chapter.

Tai Chi Classes have been cancelled until further notice. Instructor Wix Covey will resume teaching when conditions have been normalized, allowing them to be conducted safely.

Pine Eagle Little League has postponed all planned activities until after April 6. The board will continue to monitor events and keep the community posted on developing plans for the 2020 season. Visit their Facebook page for updates.

 

Pine Eagle Clinic Health Fair will be rescheduled for a later date.

ODFW has cancelled educational classes and workshops until at least April 13. The sessions involved include hunter education classes, field days, clinics, outdoor skills workshops, angler education trainings, Family Fishing events, and other volunteer-led activities.

The Shorthorn Oyster Feed, scheduled for Saturday, May 2, has been postponed. Watch for further information as it is available.future.

At this time, plans are going forward for Eagle Valley Days 2020, and it will be returning to its full weekend format this year. Celebrated Father's Day weekend, activities include a parade, Dutch Oven Cook-Off, pie contest, music, games, vendors, and lots of food. To reserve a space, contact Meghan Stacey at 541-893-3287, or call Roseann Riggs at 541-540-6664 for more information.

 

 

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Photos courtesy of Hells Canyon Journal, Baker County Library Historical Archives,

Anna Brisk, Phil Wreden, Cindy Thayer, and Timothy Bishop of Base Camp Baker

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