BRIEFLY: Extension office will be closed for Thanksgiving

Extension office will be closed for Thanksgiving The Union County Extension office will be closed … Read more

State to investigate council

Ethics commission will delve deeper into former city administrator’s complaint

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission is launching an investigation of the Union City Council. The … Read more

Weather Observers Needed in Joseph and Elgin

The National Weather Service in Pendleton is looking for a volunteer weather observers to continue … Read more

Favorite stop on Lewiston Highway destroyed by fire

Boggan’s Oasis in “No Man’s Land” for fire protection

ANATONE, WASH. — A favorite stop for Grande Ronde River anglers, rafters and travelers on … Read more

Wolf killed in Wallowa County

Wolf, dubbed OR-23, killed either Nov. 12 or Nov. 13

By Katy Nesbitt For The Observer ENTERPRISE — A wolf was shot dead north of … Read more

Group works to stop B2H

Stop B2H hires local attorney to review options

The news that the Bureau of Land Management signed a record of decision for the … Read more

Former Outlaw keeps rolling

Enterprise graduate David Ribich enjoys success at Western Oregon

Enterprise alum and current Western Oregon University cross country and track and field standout David … Read more

Traveling picks up for the holidays

AAA Oregon/Idaho warns motorists to be prepared for weather, road congestion

According to AAA projections, just under six million Americans will be traveling 50 miles or … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Nov. 20, 2017

Oregon State Police Crash: Nobody was injured in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in … Read more

BRIEFLY: Island City hydrant flushing under way

The City of Island City began conducting fire hydrant flushing today. The three-week process will … Read more

Apartment complex receives award

Blue Springs Crossing Apartments recognized during national conference

The Northeast Oregon Housing Authority is no stranger to winning awards, but that doesn’t quell … Read more

La Grande High School wrestlers say Aloha

School board grants permission for trip to Hawaii in 2018

The La Grande High School wrestling team will make the road trip of a lifetime … Read more

Wolf killed in Wallowa County

OSP is asking for assistance in locating those responsible

Another wolf has been shot in Wallowa County and the Oregon State Police is asking … Read more

B2H project gets approval

DOI announces approval of power line project in Oregon, Idaho

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Friday that the Bureau of Land Management has … Read more

BRIEFLY: Elgin School Board meets Nov. 20

ELGIN — The Elgin School Board will meet Monday. The meeting will start at 6:30 … Read more

POLICE LOGS: Nov. 17, 2017

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

SPIRITUAL HAPPENINGS: Vestry meeting follows service

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in La Grande will celebrate Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m. The … Read more

Insko sets goal for 2018 enrollment

EOU president wants 5 percent increase next year

Eastern Oregon University’s enrollment may be on the verge of picking up. EOU President Tom … Read more

Judge revokes driver’s license

Lawrence Schlesser convicted for fifth DUII

A Cove man will be in jail for more than three years and will never … Read more

Crashes close Interstate 84

The eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 84 between La Grande and Pendleton were closed … Read more

Boy Scouts hold successful food drive

Boy Scouts in the La Grande and Island City area collected more than 1,000 pounds … Read more

Council updates position duties

UNION — The City of Union is a step closer to launching a search for … Read more

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

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