La Grandeís Josh Ebel, shown in a game against Ontario Oct. 17, will sign to play for the Eastern Oregon University menís soccer team and is one of three Tigers from last yearís squad signing with the Mountaineers. (Observer file photo)
A trio of La Grande boys soccer players are trading in their blue and white uniforms for the navy and gold combination of Eastern Oregon University.
French Hall, a building located on the campus of the Cove ascension school, has been used for student summer programs ever since being built in the 1930s. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
Plans are being finalized for the possible construction of a new activity building for the Ascension Camp and Conference Center, one that would feature a large meeting space with a stage, a small kitchen and more. The proposed building would have about 3,800 square feet and cost an estimated $500,000.
Going over the Blue Mountains will be an icy experience during Christmas weekend for travelers. While the area isnít expecting much snow, the temperatures will be below freezing and ice will be likely in most parts of the Grande Ronde Valley. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
As long as Santa doesn’t plan to drive his sleigh through Ladd Canyon or down Cabbage Hill, he shouldn’t have any problem getting to the Grande Ronde Valley.