Farewell Bend comes back to life with another freeway stop for coffee and more

The Farewell Bend exit on Interstate 84 in the northern reach of Malheur County once again has a truck stop with food and fuel. The center opened Jan. 12. (TravelCenters of America photo)

FAREWELL BEND — A dark and remote stretch of Interstate 84 east of Baker City is considerably brighter in 2021.

Plus you can buy fried chicken.

And there are fuel pumps and restrooms for potentially more pressing needs.

The Huntington Travel Plaza, part of the national TravelCenters of America network, opened on Tuesday . . .