Rose Peacock and Chris Wunz judge the final pieces of the adult LEGO competition Saturday at Cook Memorial Library. The pieces will be displayed at the library during the month of February. (Cherise Kaechele/The Observer)
LEGOs: they’re not just for kids. At least that’s what a group of adults made clear on Saturday at the Cook Memorial Library as they competed against one another to come up with the most creative piece in two hours.
Emergency personnel respond to a crash Sunday on Interstate 84 near North Powder. One was killed in the accident. (Oregon State Police photo)
A Washington man died Sunday morning along ice-coated Interstate 84 near North Powder when he was hit by an out-of-control vehicle while he put chains on his commercial truck, Oregon State Police said.
Students, faculty and staff gathered together on Thursday in Ackerman Hall, donning their pink shirts to support the Pendleton High School Spanish teacher, Kathryn Youngman. (Cherise Kaechele/The Observer)
It was a plethora of different shades of pink on Thursday afternoon, but the students from Eastern Oregon University stood behind a unified message: to support a local Spanish teacher going through her third diagnosis of cancer.