Marriage proposal leaves community wondering

A marriage proposal posted on Nell's-N-Out has many people in the community wanting to know … Read more

Eastern partners with tech company

Eastern Oregon University has partnered with a leading technology solutions firm, Revature, to train and … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Nov. 15, 2017

Union County Sheriff’s Office Arrested: Taylor Nichole Wilson, 27, unknown address, was arrested on a … Read more

BRIEFLY: Market Place hosts live Irish music tomorrow

Traditional-Live! — also known as the Northeast Oregon Folklore Society — hosts a session of … Read more

Scanner traffic open to public

No encryption wanted locally

In two neighboring counties, law enforcement is looking to encrypt first responder radio traffic. Umatilla … Read more

Flu immunizations not affected by lack of FluMist

Oregon Health Authority study shows flu vaccination rates were the same before and after the withdrawal of the FluMist

Parents are getting their kids immunized against the flu despite the fact that the nasal … Read more

Hall of Fame Banquet set

LHS alumni and boosters to be honored

La Grande High School will salute some of the best and brightest in its history … Read more

High winds a huge factor in structure fire outcome

The high winds "completed changed the outcome" of a structure fire Monday morning on Booth … Read more

Eagle Creek area in danger

USFS planning to make area more fire resistant

The waters of the main and west Eagle Creek are clear, but the future of … Read more

Lonely cemetery holds buried surprise for Imbler High senior

Faith Burnette’s restoration of Kilbride Cemetery yields remains of famous racehorse

Lonely cemeteries hidden on private properties often hold buried tales worth retelling. That’s what Imbler … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Nov. 13, 2017

La Grande Fire Department The La Grande Fire Department responded to 13 calls for medical … Read more

BRIEFLY: La Grande School Board to meet

The La Grande School Board will meet Wednesday for its regular monthly meeting. The meeting … Read more

Program studies patient options

Rides to Wellness develops pilot in Union County

Union County’s Rides to Wellness program is just days away from kick-starting a pilot program … Read more

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans Day Parade

Community members crowded Adams Avenue for the annual Veterans Day Parade, Saturday morning. Sponsored by … Read more

The veterans who serve in Oregon's Legislature

Veterans in state House and Senate share a common experience

SALEM — They were Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. Officers, non-coms and enlisted. Democrat … Read more

Interim deal reached on buses

School district, city find temporary solution to Central bus loading issue

The La Grande City Council has given the school district six months to become compliant … Read more

Ag takes center stage at banquet

Chamber salutes Union County’s agriculture community

The moment was 57 years in the making, a moment that brought about 270 people … Read more

Summerville man injured in crash

A Summerville man was involved in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday that sent four people to … Read more

Historic Liberty Theatre marks another milestone

100-year-old chandelier will soon take its place in the Liberty

There have been a handful of milestone moments in the renovation of La Grande’s Liberty … Read more

SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Prayers for veterans included in service

The service at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in La Grande will begin at 9 a.m. … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Nov. 10, 2017

Union County Sheriff’s Office Arrested: Michael Dean Schroeder, 37, La Grande, was arrested on charges … Read more

BRIEFLY: Outage put parts of Union County in the dark Wednesday

A power outage caused by a broken transmission insulator near Hot Lake affected 4,955 Oregon … Read more

URA denies entrepreneur program’s $60,000 request

Agency requests more information before decision will be made

The La Grande Urban Renewal Agency will not be funding an entrepreneur pilot program without … Read more

Outage put parts of Union County in the dark

A power outage caused by a broken transmission insulator near Hot Lake affected 4,955 Oregon … Read more

OSP seeks assistance in poaching incident

The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help in … Read more

Oregon EQIP applications due in mid-November

Farmers seeking financial assistance to conserve their land have until Nov. 17 to get in … Read more

Barreto meets with chamber

Despite painting a dismal picture on Monday night at a meeting hosted by the Union … Read more

Nearly 100-year-old chandelier returns to Liberty Theater

An empty spot was filled in the Liberty Theater tonight.Though lights were dim, and there … Read more

I-84 closed most of Monday

Truck carrying hazardous materials crashes near Meacham, causes multiple closures

One crash, two extended closures. Eastbound and westbound lanes of traffic on Interstate 84 were … Read more

BRIEFLY: Veterans invited to breakfast at Imbler school tomorrow

IMBLER — Imbler students and staff invite all veterans to their annual Veterans Day celebration … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Nov. 8, 2017

La Grande Fire Department La Grande Fire Department responded to seven calls for medical on … Read more

Joseph business has new owners

JOSEPH — For 15 years the Simply Sandy’s signs on Joseph’s Main Street have been … Read more

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