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WALLOWA — Jacob Journigan, a fifth-grader in Jennifer Gibbs’ class at Wallowa Elementary, not only won the Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest at the local level (Lone Pine Tree…

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LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University held a virtual graduation on June 13. Pre-recorded speeches were edited together and viewed on a livestream by 700 people. Since then the stream has been …

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The Milky Way rises over Enterprise at about 11 p.m. Sunday. Red hues may be due to smoke from large fires in northern California and Arizona.

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LA GRANDE — Many summer traditions, including festivals, parades and sporting events, are on hold in La Grande this summer because of the coronavirus pandemic, but at least one is continuing i…

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Recently my wife Kathleen and I had an extended conversation about what constitutes strong moral leadership. What will it take to produce it in greater measure at all levels of a troubled society?

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A small group gathered Tuesday at Cook Memorial Library, La Grande, in the latest protest “in honor of George Floyd and all others” wrongly killed, according to organizer Evelyn Wallace. The g…

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LOSTINE — The Lostine Post Office is moving — not right away and certainly not out of Lostine.

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FLORA — The coronavirus outbreak has led to the cancellation of School Days at Flora School. But the Flora School Education Center is working on a Virtual School Days for 2020.

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La Grande Parks and Recreation employees Kyle Micovich (left) and Victoria Ingram install posts Thursday afternoon at Riverside Park for the Cook Memorial Library's StoryWalk. This year's Stor…

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Rabbi Ben Ezra was a 12th-century Spanish scholar, and a poem by Robert Browning imagined what he might have said about growing old. The poem’s attitude toward aging is positive. Its first lin…

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If our minds are filled with a world of thoughts that are contrary or even dishonorable to God, how can there be room for us to concentrate on his goodness, peace and hope? When Mary was about…