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LA GRANDE — A popular and long-running Memorial Day tradition in La Grande will be back in full force this year.

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LA GRANDE — Three years ago Reynolds Park on Washington Avenue in La Grande had bright sunflowers but was waiting for its chance to shine again.

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WASHINGTON — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, May…

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UNION COUNTY — Sen. Jeff Merkley announced he will hold a remote town hall for Union County residents on Tuesday, May 18, according to a press release.

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WASHINGTON — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, May…

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LA GRANDE — Communicating with health care providers on the internet via telehealth is almost as easy as picking up a prescription at a local pharmacy.

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MISSION, Kan. — Parents, schools and vaccine clinics rushed to begin inoculating younger adolescents Tuesday, May 11, after U.S. regulators endorsed Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children as y…

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ENTERPRISE — New Airbnbs in Enterprise are on hold. The city council during its meeting Monday, May 10, approved a 90-day moratorium on any new Airbnbs in town.

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CHAMBLEE, Ga. — More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast reported running out of fuel, primarily because of what analysts say is unwarranted panic-buying among drivers, as the shutdown of…

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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses trying to find new workers as the country emerges from the pan…

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DALLAS — A federal judge dismissed the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy case Tuesday, May 11, leaving the powerful gun-rights group to face a New York state lawsuit that accuses it of f…

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ELGIN — Shakespeare said all the world’s a stage, and locals will have the opportunity this summer in Elgin to see the curtains rise on the poet and playwright’s works.

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Enterprise city Administrator Lacey McQuead, left, talks to Mayor Ashley Sullivan, center, and Public Works Director Ronnie Neil during the Enterprise City Council’s meeting Monday, May 10, 2021.

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Nez Perce elder Allen Pinkham Sr. (left) talks about the importance of Nez Perce stories and place names in understanding the landscape at Old Chief Joseph’s gravesite near Wallowa Lake on Sun…

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The Baker School District announced Friday, May 7 that seven people had tested positive in the district during the week, including two at Brooklyn Primary (grades 1-3), three at South Baker In…

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LA GRANDE — La Grande Main Street Downtown’s Design Committee is working with La Grande Parks and Recreation to convert the pocket park on Washington Avenue (next to the Reynolds Building) to …

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care, the Biden administration announced Monday, May 10, reversing a Trump-era policy that so…

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BOISE, Idaho — Authorities said they are trying to determine what prompted a young girl to open fire at a rural Idaho middle school, one of the few school shootings in which the suspect is female.

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Prineville Reservoir first Oregon park to get ‘dark sky’ nod

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