NORTHEAST OREGON — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Union and Wallowa counties’ school districts and their students to travel a rugged and harmful path the past 13 months. Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, the latest COVID-19 relief package from the federal government, however, will help put them on […]

As Belmont formulates a Master Plan to improve and set the vision for its parks and open spaces, community feedback is being sought on the city’s extensive parks and trail system. The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan, or PROS, will set the framework for planning, maintaining, developing and […]

On Tuesday, March 30, in celebration of Passover and the onset of Spring, 25 volunteers with Temple Emanu-El of Westfield wearing rain boots and work gloves descended on Nomahegan and Lenape parks to help clear trash from the recreation spots. Rabbi Victor Appell of Temple Emanu-El, who brought his 16-year […]

Although COVID-19 restrictions are relaxing as vaccination rates increase, the Montrose Recreation District has not relaxed its vigilance in methods to increase safety. At the Montrose Community Recreation Center, the district recently installed large-scale, industrial ionizing fans. “They basically put out electrically charged ions that attack different pathogens, include viruses […]

Join Fountain Hills Parks and Recreation at Four Peaks Park this Saturday, March 27, between 8 and 10 a.m. to celebrate the annual Eggstravaganza event. Kids up to age 12 can get their picture taken with Hoppy Bunny and Peeps and receive a goodie bag. Make sure to check the […]

Montrose City Councilor Roy Anderson will step down from the city council, effective April 7, in his resignation letter, citing a serious medical situation concerning his wife. After speaking with doctors and over the winter months, it became clear to Anderson that for his wife’s benefit, they would need to […]

Mar. 21—Katie Gibson needed to find new work when the call center she worked at was sold and began downsizing last year. The 32-year-old Riverside mother of two applied at Lion Group Inc., which opened a first responder clothing manufacturing plant in Dayton in 2019. She hadn’t sewn since a […]

“Through the program, I built seven new, amazing friendships that continue to grow,” said North Tahoe student Iran Pacheco.Courtesy photo High school students from Tahoe and Truckee will have the opportunity to participate in an immersive outdoor and academic program this summer. The Adventure Risk Challenge summer courses introduce 10 […]