Should Union County opt in or out with regard to allowing the sale and production of marijuana?
Close to 10 people testified before the Union County Board of Commissioners late Wednesday morning with regard to this issue. The hearing was a continuation of one started on Sept. 2, one which had so many people who wanted to testify that there wasn't time to hear everyone.
Troy Berglund, who will run the new Market Place Family Foods on Fourth Street and Adams Avenue, stands in a corridor between the future grocery store shopping area and a bistro that’s being added on. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
Demolition is bringing new life to a vacant property.
Rep. Greg Walden, right, talks with Wallowa County Sheriff Steve Rogers following Walden’s town hall meeting in Enterprise Tuesday. (Chuck Anderson/For The Observer)
ENTERPRISE — Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, rapped the U.S. Senate and environmental groups Tuesday for failing to require government agencies to manage publicly owned forests to minimize fire danger.
The City of Island City is being investigated by the Union County Sheriff’s Office because of an alleged budget shortfall of $43,473, which may be connected to reimbursements for questionable expenses and use of a city fuel card for personal purposes.