UPDATE (7:50 p.m. 12/18): La Grande Police have arrested Matthew Woodford, 33, in connection to Wednesday night's shooting. He is charged with assault in the second degree and is lodged in the Union County Jail, Police Chief Brian Harvey said.
"Both he and his family members are cooperating with the investigation," Harvey said.
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek selected Greg Barreto, right, to serve on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Business and Labor Committee and Education Committee during the 78th Legislative Assembly.
Union County businessman Greg Barreto is ready to get to work on key issues in the region, including agriculture, business and education.
The City of La Grande’s Parks & Recreation Department and its Youth Advisory Board are hosting a Winter Break Kick-off Bonfire at Pioneer Park. The event will take place behind Optimist Field in the gravel parking lot from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.Friday. This is a supervised free event for high school students and refreshments will be provided.