Passengers prepare to board a Greyhound bus at the La Grande depot early Thursday. Earlier this summer, La Grande was in danger of being dropped from the Greyhound bus service route, but Northeast Oregon Public Transit has since taken over the day-to-day operations of the city bus terminal. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
La Grande is no longer a city at risk of losing its public travel connection to the outside world.
Written by Cherise Kaechele August 29, 2014 10:45 am
Forensic Scientist Nika Larsen at the Pendleton forensics lab looks for fingerprints on a handgun using an alternative light source. (Oregon State Police photo)
Nothing new has been said to area police departments about the possible closure of the Oregon State Police forensics lab in Pendleton. However, the very real possibility of its closure forces the departments to think about what the future holds for their crime scenes.
Despite labeling one choice as the cheapest option of seven, Union County commissioners did not analyze cost differences among alternative options for siting a new courthouse, according to testimony heard in court Wednesday.
Saturday at the La Grande Farmers’ Market, enjoy a performance from Envoy, followed by a special demonstration by Mark Gomez at the ReMax Chef at the Market booth. During the music break at 10:30 a.m., Gomez will demonstrate how to prepare pork chile verde, and people are encouraged to stop by for a free sample