The news that the La Grande School District intended to bring back a school resource officer has been around for a couple months. Still, we couldn’t help but breathe a sigh of relief when the district, Union County Sheriff’s Office and La Grande Police Department finalized a plan last week to make the SRO’s return a reality.
With the recent Veterans Affairs scandal taking up so much of the news cycle nationally the last few weeks, the front page story in the June 16 La Grande Observer regarding Vietnam veteran Donald Remick was significant in a number of ways.
It should be of no surprise to Americans who strive to review current events through a prism of objectivity that the main point behind the controversy now raging regarding Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been lost.