A broken heart frames a construction excavator in front of the old Shelter From the Storm Community Advocacy Center building Wednesday. Protesters from the former Save our Shelter group placed hearts and stuffed animals on the fence outside the demolition area to pay respect to domestic violence victims. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
The La Grande City Council voted to vacate K Avenue and a portion of Fifth Street Wednesday night, which allows the Joseph Building to remain in use and will create 115 parking spaces for the county campus.
La Grande Det. Sgt. Jason Hays looks over the case file in the death of Jama Harms. The case remains open as one of the La Grande Police Department’s most baffling cold cases. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
Jama Harms was 19 and two months pregnant when she died from a severe head wound.