Liquor and cannabis stores stocking up for eclipse

Eclipse crowds coming, and Rainbows, too

Craig Palmer, owner of the OK Garage and Grocery, in Long Creek, Grant County, is … Read more

Decemberists’ Chris Funk to curate Sisters festival

Solar Obscuration Celebration marks eclipse at Suttle Lodge

Another music festival — this one curated by The Decemberists’ Chris Funk — is headed … Read more

Central Oregon braces for eclipse traffic

Multi-hour delays from traffic could delay emergency response vehicles

At 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 21, Jason Hertel’s State Farm office in Madras will … Read more

Hospitals doubling antivenom for eclipse

All Central Oregon hospitals will have snakebite treatment on hand

Local hospitals are stockpiling extra antivenom used to treat rattlesnake bites ahead of the August … Read more

AT&T adding mobile cell towers for eclipse

AT&T says it has two mobile cell towers ready to deploy to Madras and Mitchell … Read more

Central Oregon resort draws unique crowd

Japanese tourists flock to Kah-Nee-Ta for eclipse

The solar eclipse, on the morning of Aug. 21, is likely to be one of … Read more

Predicting eclipse crowds: More astrology than astronomy

Various formulas to count Central Oregon eclipse watchers

Why a solar eclipse happens isn’t exactly a mysterious concept. Astronomers have been studying the … Read more

An eclipse so good, astronomers will play hooky

Pine Mountain Observatory to close, but Oregon Observatory will be open

The total solar eclipse that will pass over Central Oregon in August is a big … Read more

Eclipse lures tens of thousands to Oregon’s smallest county

Mitchell deals with challenges, embraces international attention from eclipse

MITCHELL — There are many hotels in Oregon, but only one Oregon Hotel: a two-story … Read more

State parks opening 1,000 eclipse campsites

Reservations begin April 19

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will open reservations for about 1,000 more campsites for … Read more

Fire, medical emergencies top eclipse what-if event

Central Oregon public agencies prepare for August eclipse

PRINEVILLE — For Central and Eastern Oregon’s public agencies, the August eclipse presents a unique … Read more

Eclipse chaser plans life around solar events

Tips: Plan ahead, save up, travel

Three-quarters of the way through an hour-long conversation about chasing total solar eclipses, Bend umbraphile … Read more

Huge Crook County eclipse fest sparks environment concerns

Symbiosis event at Big Summit Prairie will draw 30,000

A solar eclipse festival that’s expected to attract at least 30,000 people to a privately … Read more

30,000 people expected for solar eclipse party

Event planned for Big Summit Prairie

For one week in August, the population of Crook County will more than double when … Read more

Brace for record crowds on public land for August eclipse

Hundreds of thousands of people bring wildfire, congestion concerns

For many of Central Oregon’s residents, the total solar eclipse in August is a chance … Read more

Bassnectar, Beats Antique play Oregon Eclipse

300-plus acts announced for Big Summit Prairie festival

Bassnectar, Beats Antique, The String Cheese Incident, STS9 and EOTO are among the more than … Read more

No vacancy in Madras a year ahead of eclipse

Total solar eclipse expected to draw thousands to the area

For approximately two minutes on the morning of Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, a narrow swath … Read more

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