BRIEFLY: RSVP by Monday for next Cove senior lunch

COVE — The March 2 senior lunch at the Cove Baptist Church will feature beef … Read more

SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Sermon focuses on Abraham

LA GRANDE — The La Grande First United Methodist Church will celebrate the second Sunday … Read more

Familiar face is named superintendent

Cove School Board picks Pettit

COVE — The Cove School Board removed the word “interim” from the title of Superintendent … Read more

Early childhood education program in top 25

EOU’s online program ranked by College Choice

LA GRANDE — A new survey by College Choice named Eastern Oregon University’s online early … Read more

Market Place brings in designers to check image

LA GRANDE –– Seeking a fresh image, Market Place grocery store invited several professionals to … Read more

BRIEFLY: BlueMountaineers perform Saturday

LA GRANDE — A community dance featuring live music by the BlueMountaineers will be held … Read more

New clinic receives more than $350,000 in donations

Wallowa Lake Lodge dinner auction sells out

WALLOWA LAKE — The ground is broken and more than $350,000 from private donors raised … Read more

Union School District looks at options

Report provides recommendations for century-old building

UNION — The popularity of silent movies was nearing its peak when Union High School’s … Read more

Imbler student promotes dental hygiene in Guatemala

Kilpatrick traveled to Xecaracoj last summer bearing dental gifts donated by local Island City dentist

Imbler High School student and aspiring dental hygienist Hannah Kilpatrick took her senior project to … Read more

BRIEFLY: Avista warns customers of door-to-door scam

SPOKANE, Wash. — Avista Utilities issued a press release urging customers to be alert for … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Feb. 19, 2018

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

Tri-County weeds agency may not be dissolved

Commissioners of all three counties work toward reconciliation

Despite previously voting to leave the Tri-County Cooperative Weed Management Area group, it looks like … Read more

Union income survey brings good and bad news

UNION — An income survey of Union residents by Portland State University brought news that … Read more

Walk for Warmth celebrates 10 years

The Union County Walk for Warmth will be making it’s 10th appearance in La Grande … Read more

Diversity conference held at EOU Saturday

Eastern Oregon University will hold its seventh annual Celebrate, Educate and Appreciate Diversity conference tomorrow. … Read more

Ambulance services contribute to funding

LA GRANDE — Part of the general fund in the City of La Grande’s budget … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Feb. 16, 2018

La Grande Police Department Accident: Nobody was injured in a traffic accident at Washington Avenue … Read more

BRIEFLY: GRH Auxiliary learns about smart driving

LA GRANDE — The Grande Ronde Hospital Auxiliary’s February meeting will be held Feb. 19 … Read more


Sermon focuses on temptation COVE — Grace Community Lutheran Church in Cove will celebrate the … Read more

Expect delays

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation travelers should expect delays of 20 minutes to … Read more

Plan highlights priority areas

Wallowa Land Trust recognizes ties between agriculture and conservation

ENTERPRISE — The Wallowa Lake Moraines and the Wallowa River corridor are the highlighted priority … Read more

Union takes step toward filling position

City council approves mayor’s recommendation for city recorder

UNION — The City of Union may be a step away from filling its vacant … Read more

Mental health conferences streaming in La Grande

La Grande residents can participate in two mental health conferences hosted in Portland without ever … Read more

OBITS: Feb. 14, 2018

James E. Newman Formerly of North Powder James Edgar Newman, 86, of Haines and formerly … Read more

BRIEFLY: Group celebrates ‘Walden retirement’ on Tuesday

Greenway Committee meets Friday ISLAND CITY — A regular meeting of the Greenway Exploration Committee … Read more

Local teen among contest finalists

Henry Fager only finalist from Oregon

LA GRANDE — When 15-year-old Henry Fager entered a video in a national competition, he … Read more

New chief deputy DA named

Greg Baxter takes on new position

Union County has a new Chief Deputy District Attorney — and he’s happy to be … Read more

Economic summit designed for current, potential businesses

Event to showcase county’s resources

The Union County Leadership Team, composed of all the mayors in the cities in the … Read more

What were the most surprising visits made in La Grande by national celebrities?

Any list that does not include Kevin Costner, Bing Crosby and Herbert Hoover would be incomplete

Costner made a surprise visit to Grande Ronde Hospital on Aug. 17, 1991, with his … Read more

A once in a lifetime chance

EOU may travel to London this summer

Students of Eastern Oregon University have the chance to visit London, England, this summer. Two … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Feb. 12, 2018

La Grande Police Department Arrested: Jeremy Lee Ward, 36, Palmer, Alaska, was arrested by the … Read more

BRIEFLY: Union City Council to review water rates

UNION — The Union City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight. It will follow … Read more

City council to contact legislators

Move aims to put health care measure on ballot to let the people decide

The La Grande City Council voted to send a letter encouraging legislatures to put a … Read more

Local Boy Scout volunteer saluted at breakfast

Bryon Quebbeman, a La Grande Boy Scout volunteer who enjoys helping young people build snow … Read more

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