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Town hall tackles curbing underage drinking in county

Parents need to be involved in their children’s lives. That was the overall message of Thursday’s town hall meeting regarding underage drinking in Union County.

BRIEFLY: Autism Society offers free workshop

The Autism Society of Oregon is hosting “Understanding and Responding to Your Child’s Unsafe Behaviors” May 16 at Southside of Heaven, 211 Fir St., La Grande.

The free workshop will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Space is limited, and advance registration is required. Free child care will be available. To register for the workshop, go to www.eventbrite.com (click on “Discover events”) 
or call JulieKay Dudley at 541-562-6137. To register your child(ren) for care during the workshop, call Dudley at the above number.

Court strikes down big chunk of public-employee pension cuts

SALEM — The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that some of the 2013 cuts to public-employee retirement benefits are unconstitutional, wiping out much of the savings lawmakers were aiming for and likely raising pension costs for state and local governments.

Earthquake punctuates nepal adventure

The Nepal earthquake caused a six-story hotel to collapse into a pit where locals did laundry. The report Andrew Crollard found said about 50 people died at this site, which was less than 100 feet from his location. (Andrew Crollard photo)
Andrew Crollard of La Grande was just completing a three-week trek in Nepal Saturday when an earthquake turned his world upside down.

EOU finalist would like to stay for 10 years

Eastern Oregon University presidential finalist Martin Tadlock, center, speaks with Terry Edvalson, right who works with EOUís center for rural studies, and Scott McConnell, an economics professor. (Cherise Kaechele/ The Observer)
Martin Tadlock, the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bemidji State University in Minnesota, knows what it is like to take the reins of a university.

City set to add police officer

Under tight funding, the La Grande Budget Committee on Tuesday opted to fund a new police officer position and vowed to work with the public as it moves forward to maintain funding for the position.

BRIEFLY: Blue Mountain Montessori party set

A party marking the upcoming change in ownership of Blue Mountain Montessori School will be conducted from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday. The party will be at the First Christian Church, 901 Penn Ave., La Grande.

Cheryl and Hank Hudson, who have operated and owned the school for 33 years, are retiring. Melissa Jackson is purchasing the school and will become its new owner in July.

Former students and their families are encouraged to come to the party. Former students are also asked to email photos of themselves and information on where they live and what they are doing to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Non-sugary snacks are welcome. Call 541-786-2830, 541-910-8270 or 541-786-4960 for more information.

Committee OK's 2015-16 UR budget

The La Grande Budget Committee approved the proposed 2015-16 Urban Renewal District budget Monday night.

Presidential finalist knows Eastern well

Tom Insko, one of Eastern Oregon University's presidential finalists, wants the world to know what he knows first hand — attending EOU can transform your life.

Cove man killed in crash

The Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred early Sunday morning.

Well worth the wait

Wilma Campbell, 85, and Forrest Gordon Martin, 86, were married last month in a ceremony that was 75 years in the making. Forrest and Wilma first met in the early 1940s when they were at a church service in La Grande. Forrest, at age 11, was quickly taken by Wilma, 10, and gave her an inexpensive plastic ring that day. Forrest told Wilma then that he would marry her some day. (Dick Mason/The Observer)
Forrest, 86, and Wilma, 85, were married last month in a ceremony that was 75 years in the making.

Summit examines growing problem

Samantha Kaan, one of many speakers on Friday, specifically focused on youth and their misconceptions that prescription drugs cannot hurt them. (Cherise Kaechele/The Observer)
A summit was held at Eastern Oregon University concerning the growing problem of drugs in Oregon. It wasn’t about street drugs, but instead about the drugs found in a medicine cabinet.

BRIEFLY: Class of 1947 meets in new location

The La Grande High School Class of 1947 will meet for lunch at noon Thursday at the Dusty Spur Cafe.

Busy summer of road projects looms

One of the largest local summer projects for the Oregon Department of Transportation will occur on Interstate 84 between Hilgard State Park and Kamela at exit 246. ODOT has 30 summer construction projects in the region on tap for this summer. (Cherise Kaechele/The Observer)
The Oregon Department of Transportation is poised to kick off a large number of construction upgrade projects across Eastern Oregon this summer, including a number of key local road renovations.

Library offers computer for seniors

(Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
A new computer for seniors unfamiliar with Internet-era technology is now in place at Cook Memorial Library, one which is almost as easy to operate as turning the page of a large-print book.

Dickinson State University provost sees resilience in La Grande university

Eastern Oregon University presidential finalist Cynthia Pemberton from Dickinson State University speaks at an open forum Thursday in Huber Auditorium. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
Looking to bring her educational work full circle, Cynthia Pemberton gave an energetic presentation at Eastern Oregon University Thursday, where she hopes to become the university’s next president.

BRIEFLY: RSVP by Tuesday for Cove senior meal

COVE — The Cove senior meal on May 1 will feature a French dip sandwich, fruit salad and carrot and celery sticks. Dessert is apple crisp with whipped cream. Coffee and tea are served at noon with lunch served at 
12:30 p.m. There is a $5 charge per meal. RSVP with Imie Bristow at 541-568-4545 by Tuesday.

Presidential finalist speaks at EOU

In the name of safety

More than 1,200 students in kindergarten through third grade attended the annual Safe Kids Safety Fair Tuesday at the Blue Mountain Conference Center. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
More than 1,200 students in kindergarten through third grade attended the annual Safe Kids Safety Fair Tuesday at the Blue Mountain Conference Center. 

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