Forty-six students from Oregon State traveled to Union over the weekend to help landowners figure out how to prevent the erosion of Medical Springs Highway. Students split into groups and collected data, photos and other information they will later compile in the classroom. (Cherise Kaechele/The Observer)
More than 40 beavers were spotted along Catherine Creek outside of Union over the weekend.
Rescue workers respond to a one-vehicle cash Saturday about eight miles northeast of La Grande. One person was killed in the accident and two others seriously injured. One person was arrested on charges of first-degree manslaughter, first-degree assault, driving under the influence of intoxicants-felony, reckless driving and three counts of recklessly endangering. (Cherise Kaechele/The Observer)
One man died and two children were seriously injured late Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle cash about eight miles northeast of La Grande.