The shooting of seven cows off of Glass Hill Road has easily been one of the hottest topics locally. As the story has unfolded, many facets have been unveiled. The situation is a complicated one and involves some very different interests.
This week’s détente between La Grande Main Street and the downtown businesses it represents was a positive step forward. Any time opposing sides sit down and discuss the issues — rather than sling mud back and forth — it’s a good thing.
Keeping up with the Joneses is most times overrated. If we constantly look at what are neighbors are buying, driving, eating and wearing, and feel lacking if we don’t have the latest doo-dad, or are eating mac and cheese while they are eating steak, we will make ourselves miserable.