In letters to the editor written by Glen Scheele and Evelyn Smart, The Observer readers were informed that Eastern Oregon is represented by Congressman Greg Walden, who voted against raising the debt ceiling.
There was an article in the Observer newspaper about the variety of activities held at the Cook Memorial Library in La Grande, and I thought it good that they were letting people know what was available there.
The holidays are here at Cook Memorial Library! Come stroll through the library and enjoy several Christmas trees, check out a gift-wrapped cookbook for some holiday inspiration and choose an ornament from the Tree of Giving in the children’s library.
A story last week in this newspaper highlighted the fact that more than 18,000 kindergarten through 12th grade youth attending school in Oregon lived in some type of homeless condition during the last school year.