La Grande High School Career Center Coordinator Lezlie Wright discusses the Oregon Promise plan with senior Blaine Kreutz Thursday in the high school’s Career Center. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
A new source of hope is something Oregon Promise, a new state program that offers virtually free tuition to students who want to attend community college, is providing to high school students, according to local educators. “It is a great opportunity for students,” said Teresa Dowdy, a guidance counselor at La Grande High School.
The Union County Commissioners heard about an hour’s worth of testimony Wednesday concerning the Boardman to Hemingway project from concerned residents who had already spoken at the B2H advisory committee meeting.
La Grande’s American Legion Post No. 43 invites the public to a crab feed from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at 103 Fir St. Tickets are $35 at the door. For non-crab eaters, prime rib is available for $20.