BRIEFS: City of Cove to set goals

COVE — The City of Cove will hold a work session for goal setting and … Read more

Arrest made in Cove homicide case

An arrest has been made in the November homicide of Loretta Williams. According to a … Read more

Enterprise woman killed after being struck by vehicle

An 80-year-old Enterprise woman is dead after she and a woman walking with her across … Read more

Are 16-year-olds ready to vote?

Opinions vary locally

By Dick Mason The Observer A push in State Legislature to change the voting age … Read more

BRIEFS: Help Baker City win grant for playground

BAKER CITY — Starting today, Baker City will be competing for a grant to help … Read more

From horsemanship to law school, Miss Rodeo Oregon aims high

The coronation of Eastern Oregon University student Taylor Ann Skramstad as Miss Rodeo Oregon 2019 … Read more

Sen. Hansell introduces bill La Grande officials lobbied

When the City of La Grande lost a city employee who worked as its electrical … Read more

Imbler School District plans barn raising

The Imbler School District will soon have the extra building space needed for it to … Read more

BRIEFS: Origin of Hells Canyon is focus of Pub Talk

ENTERPRISE — Range Rider Saloon, 107 NW First St., Enterprise, is hosting “The Incision of … Read more

Cove City Council holds sidewalk ordinance meeting

After multiple meetings of discussion and disagreement, the Cove City Council has agreed to have … Read more

Ninth annual EOU diversity conference to more than 200 attendees

At the first Celebrate, Educate & Appreciate Diversity Conference at Eastern Oregon University, about 30 … Read more

Raigen's Resilience

3-year-old ballerina fights through stomach and brain developmental disorders

As long as she can remember, Raigen Lily Jesseph has wanted to be a ballerina. … Read more

Island City principal has change of heart

The La Grande School District will delay its search for a new Island City Elementary … Read more

La Grande Police Department Arrested: Cameron Bruce Teem, 27, La Grande, was arrested on charges … Read more

BRIEFS: Newspaper delivery may be late

Due to the inclement weather, The Observer’s carriers are having trouble delivering to areas in … Read more

Sick of the snow? You’ll have to let it go

Just a couple weeks ago, there was a murmur among residents about the lack of … Read more

Corey Collins found guilty of multiple sex abuse charges

Editor’s note: The Observer does not name victims of sexual assault in articles. Corey Collins, … Read more

Island City council approves more money for water project

Island City’s city council voted Monday to pay Anderson Perry and Associates an additional $15,000 … Read more

BRIEFS: Carriers may be delivering newspaper late

Due to the inclement weather, The Observer’s carriers are having trouble delivering to areas in … Read more

Shelter from the Storm executive director resigns

Shelter From the Storm announced it is looking for a new executive director. Mindy Mowery, … Read more

Union City Council sets 2019 goals

The City of Union is set to begin taking a serious look at improving its … Read more

Local landlords believe statewide rent control could be a slippery slope

By Max Denning The Observer In Northeast Oregon, it is rare a property’s rent is … Read more

Baker City couple receives Boy Scout honor

The Presbyterian Friendship Center does not have a spotlight, still Ed and Michele Hibbard received … Read more

Road Runners spark Walk for Warmth

Annual fundraiser makes a difference in the lives of many local families

Walk for Warmth, an annual fundraiser in La Grande conducted to help the less fortunate … Read more

LG City Council approves top priorities for 2019

The La Grande City Council and the Urban Renewal Agency, which is made up of … Read more

Anthony Lakes hosts ski day for veterans and their families

By Amanda Weisbrod The Observer Veterans will “own the mountain” on Monday, according to Anthony … Read more

Senator Hansell sponsors more than 70 bills in 2019 session

Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) might be in the super-minority in the Oregon Legislature, but don’t … Read more

Cove City Council debates sidewalk ordinance

In just his second meeting as mayor of Cove, Del Little established new rules for … Read more

Class to prepare youth for emergencies

Teenagers in Union County will soon have the chance to play a role in community … Read more

LGPD arrest woman for alleged child abduction

A 31-year-old woman from Eureka, California, Sondra Dean, was arrested on two counts of child … Read more

OBITS: February 6, 2019

Joseph Ercolin La Grande Joseph Ercolin, 80, of La Grande, died Feb. 3 at St. … Read more

BRIEFS: Take your sweetheart to breakfast in Cove Saturday

COVE — Cove Masonic Lodge #91 will host its annual Sweetheart Breakfast on Feb. 9 … Read more

Lions Club prepares for gun show

The annual La Grande Gun Show is coming up, and the Island City Lions Club … Read more

BRIEFS: February 4, 2019

Cove City Council convenes tomorrow COVE — The City of Cove will hold its regular … Read more

POLICE LOG: February 4, 2019

La Grande Police Department Arrested: Austin Mark Insko, 22, unknown address, was arrested on a … Read more

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