LA GRANDE — The City of La Grande Parking, Traffic Safety and Street Maintenance Advisory Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Public Works Department, 800 X Ave. For more information, call 541-962-1325.

Biochar demonstration set for Wednesday

WALLOWA COUNTY — ROI Equipment will use its mobile carbonator unit to give a demonstration on converting slash piles left over from logging and fuel reduction projects into biochar — a product that can be used to improve soil health — from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 23 north of Enterprise on Highway 3 across from NF-46 Road. This event is put on by Wallowa Resources Community Solutions, Integrated Biomass Resources, Ragnar Original Innovation, ODF, USFS, My Blue Mountains Woodland, Forest to Farm and USDA NRCS.

BMTD seeks board members

LA GRANDE — The Blue Mountain Translator District is seeking new members for its board of directors. The board is the elected body governing the district, making decisions regarding policy, finance and administration. Applicants must be registered to vote in the district boundaries (rural areas surrounding all cities in Union County as well as Baker City and Haines). The time commitment includes attending one meeting per month and reviewing regular correspondence from district staff. For more information, contact Alex McHaddad at 541-963-0196

Registration open for parenting class

LA GRANDE — Parenting with Love and Logic, a seven-session parenting class sponsored by the Union County Family Law Committee, will begin Jan. 30. Each Tuesday evening session will be held from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Head Start Building at 1810 14th St., La Grande. The class teaches parenting ideas applicable to all ages of children. Parents will learn helpful ideas for setting limits, avoiding power struggles and taking the anger out of discipline.

The class is facilitated by Mary Lu Pierce and the cost is $10 per person for its workbook. Child care is provided but limited. Spaces will be awarded at the time of registration. Early registration is advised by calling Pierce at 541-910-4004.​

Order oysters by the gallon

WALLOWA — The Wallowa Volunteer Fire Department will hold it annual Steak and Oyster Feed from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Wallowa Senior Center. Cost is $30 for all-you-can-eat oysters or a rib steak and sides. Hot dogs will be available for children. Orders for oysters by the gallon must be made by Jan. 25.

For more information or to place an order, call John at 541-263-0308.