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LA GRANDE — Jacob Huntsman, a senior at La Grande High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 586, stands beside the 40-foot flagpole that was installed at the new LHS track, thanks to his Eag…

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LA GRANDE — The following students were named to La Grande Middle School’s second-quarter honor roll for the 2019-2020 academic year. Students must earn a GPA of 3.50 or higher to be on the LM…

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I'm told that in a grassland area in Africa, people may walk long distances to Sunday worship with scraps of wood in hand. The people conclude a full service of worship by lighting a large bon…

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NEWBERG — Union and Wallowa county students were among those who earned dean's list recognition at George Fox University for the fall 2019 semester. Traditional undergraduate students must ear…

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One who is a master of knowledge, who has lived the holy life, is called one gone to the world’s end, one who has reached the further shore. (Itivuttaka 4.109)

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I read in The Oregon Encyclopedia (oregonencyclopedia.org) that Edward Baker, the Oregon U.S. senator who Baker City is named for, introduced Abraham Lincoln at his first presidential inaugura…

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Despite emerging clues about the cause of vape-related illness and deaths, the cold fact remains: Breathing anything other than clean air into your lungs is harmful. Yet two of the substances …

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The National Football League's San Francisco 49ers whopped the Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC Conference game and earned a trip to the NFL Super Bowl Check out Riley McAtte's piece on theri…

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Many people who are not familiar with having a personal relationship with God do not understand the fundamentals of prayer. Praying has more to do with listening to God and knowing him than pl…

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In Matthew 5:14-16, Jesus talks about the Christian being the light of the world. A light that should not be hidden, but presented for all to see.

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Although the word "providence" is itself not a word in the Bible, we use the term generally to reflect God's loving care of the universe he has created and which he continues to sustain.

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LA GRANDE — Due to system upgrades, no online library services will be available Jan. 15. Be sure to bring your card to check out items. Card registration, holds and renewals will not be avail…

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The Union County Safe Communities Coalition had a fruitful year full of partnerships and working together for a safe, healthy, drug-free community.

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I live in a very inspirational place. On the outside it is a subsidized senior-disabled housing — typical but nice. However, on the inside, instead of the “Island of Misfit Toys” it is the “Is…

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Music figured prominently in the worship of the small congregation where I grew up. To begin Sunday morning worship the pastor might call the congregation to stand and sing and they would resp…