La Grande will never be Las Vegas. And it doesn’t want to be a 24/7 bright lights gambling mecca, with all the fun and corruption that implies. But over the course of the past few years, the small city in Northeast Oregon has become a livelier place to live.
At Christmas time most consumers are seemingly awash in seeking gifts, purchasing gifts and distributing presents. While there is surely plenty of room to debate — in this age of pop-culture fads and focus on the buyer — the true meaning of the holiday, many consumers should be aware of the real risk of identity theft and fraud.