SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Message explores Jesus’ forgiveness

LA GRANDE — The La Grande First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will celebrate Palm … Read more

POLICE LOGS: March 23, 2018

La Grande Police Department Arrested: Andy Rubio, 19, unknown address, was arrested while lodged in … Read more

BRIEFLY: American Legion hosts indoor yard and bake sale Saturday

LA GRANDE — An indoor yard and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. … Read more

Cove SD approves plan with new food service area may be in Cove SD’s future

COVE — Two years from now the Cove School District may have a far more … Read more

Students encouraged to step forward

LMS counselor tells students suicide prevention is possible

La Grande Middle School students are being encouraged to step forward on behalf of their … Read more

La Grande writer contributes to global publication

Austie Baird of La Grande, a mother of four, has been posting her poetry on … Read more

Johnson arrested on sex abuse charges

Albert Wayne Johnson, 36, is being held on $100,000 bail after he was arrested on … Read more

POLICE LOGS: March 21, 2018

La Grande Police Department Arrested: Trishila L. Sorensen, 34, unknown address, was arrested on two … Read more

BRIEFLY: Candidates forums held in Union, Wallowa counties

LA GRANDE, LOSTINE — All candidates running in the primary election for U.S. Representative, Congressional … Read more

Dunmire attempts to elude police

One man is behind bars after a La Grande Police Officer was assisted by a … Read more

La Grande City Council discusses pot at work session

The La Grande City Council held a work session Monday evening to discuss legalizing recreational … Read more

Jack Howard would strive to drive down state poverty rate

Helping the less fortunate lift themselves out of poverty has been a lifelong passion of … Read more


Meet the candidates for representative, 2nd District

See Monday's edition of the Observer for a complete 2nd District representatives election guide

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POLICE LOGS: March 19, 2018

La Grande Police Department Arrested: Benjamin S. Woods, 34, unknown address, was arrested on a … Read more

BRIEFLY: Residents invited to Neighborhood Watch meeting

LA GRANDE — A Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held at 6 p.m. March 22. … Read more

Head Start may lease modular buildings at old Central

The two modular units where the old Central Elementary School was located on K Avenue … Read more

La Grande superintendent given high marks

School Board praises George Mendoza’s first year

First-year La Grande School District Superintendent George Mendoza received a two-thumbs-up job performance review Wednesday. … Read more

Pendleton Whisky Music Fest to feature Blake Shelton, Pitbull

Blake Shelton, who is a five-time male vocalist of the year and Grammy award-winning singer, … Read more

POLICE LOGS: March 16, 2018

Union County Sheriff’s Office Arrested: Aaron Christopher Standley, 30, La Grande, was arrested on a … Read more

BRIEFLY: OTEC Board of Directors meets in Baker City

BAKER CITY — The Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative Board of Directors will meet at 9 … Read more

New Union city admin. on board

Doug Wiggins, a former Wyoming city administrator who is as comfortable directing traffic as a … Read more

Jordan Teeter receives sentencing

Resolution allows 18-year-old to receive sex offender treatment

On Monday, 18-year-old Jordan Teeter, of Imbler, pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted rape … Read more

La Grande City Council calls fowl

Council works on code amendments regarding chickens, tiny homes and more

The La Grande City Council work session centered around farm animals Monday night as the … Read more


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BRIEFLY: Grande Ronde Symphony concert is tonight at 7 p.m.

LA GRANDE — The Grande Ronde Symphony will perform at 7 p.m. March 14 in … Read more

POLICE LOGS: March 14, 2018

Union County Sheriff Arrested: Megen Michelle Roudebush, 27, unknown address, was arrested by Ada County … Read more

Regional high school exhibition names Best of Show winners

“Surprise” is the common link between the Best of Show winners in the Eastern Oregon … Read more

POLICE LOGS: March 12, 2018

La Grande Fire Department La Grande Fire Department crews responded to 14 calls for medical … Read more

BRIEFLY: Symphonic Band concert kicks off week of live music

LA GRANDE — The Community Symphonic Band will perform a concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. … Read more

Local stores diverge on age restrictions

Bi-Mart to not sell to anyone younger than 21; Ace Hardware firm on not raising limit

Two La Grande stores, two different paths taken in firearm policies and age restrictions. Major … Read more

Urban Renewal Agency: A storied past

In its simplest form, the Urban Renewal District was created to address the blighted properties … Read more

Upgrade work set for three schools

La Grande High School and Greenwood and Island City elementary schools will likely receive major … Read more

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