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WASHINGTON — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security in his dealings with Ukraine.

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LA GRANDE - The La Grande Police Department identified the body recently found in a storage unit as 59-year-old Stephen Thomas Slodowski.

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ISLAND CITY — The Union Soil and Water Conservation District Board will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Union County Extension Office, 10507 N. McAlister Road, Island City. Principal subjects to…

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LA GRANDE — The Board of Directors of the La Grande School District will convene for a regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 in the District Office Conference Room, 1305 N. Willow St.

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LA GRANDE — The Union Pacific Employees Club #17 invites all UP employees, retirees and their families to a Christmas dinner potluck beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Union County Senior Cent…

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LA GRANDE — The City of La Grande Community Landscape & Forestry Commission will meet Dec. 10, the La Grande Arts Commission meets Dec. 11, and the Parks & Recreation Advisory Commissi…

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LA GRANDE — Northeast Oregon soon will be the setting of a full-length feature film. Local film artists and former Eastern Oregon University students J.J. Hill and Liberty O’Dell are bringing …

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ELGIN — The Elgin School Board will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Room 17 of Stella Mayfield Elementary School. The board will discuss school district policies and other matters at the meeting.

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UNION — The Union City Council will meet Monday for a work session and its regular monthly meeting. The work session will start at 6 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m. The work session and meeting…

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LA GRANDE — The La Grande Church of the Nazarene, 109 18th St., will have a Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7. Muffins, hot cocoa and coffee will be available for breakfast and sou…

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LA GRANDE — The La Grande City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night in favor of allowing the Union County Warming Station to operate in its new location near downtown. And Mayor Stephen C…

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SALEM — Four Hillsboro school employees sued their union and school district Thursday in federal court, arguing the union slow-walks requests from employees who want to quit their unions in vi…

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LA GRANDE — The number of students in Union County school districts lacking stable shelter and food has gone down, but even one “homeless” student is too many, according to local educators.

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LA GRANDE — Movie lovers in La Grande now have access to more than 30,000 films for free as the result of a new service available through the Cook Memorial Public Library. The library has adde…

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LA GRANDE — The city of La Grande Landmarks Commission will meet in regular session beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Council Chambers of La Grande City Hall, 1000 Adams Ave. Pending busines…

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WALLA WALLA, Washington — Balancing hydropower and salmon populations is a delicate balance. To safely detect underwater maintenance needs at McNary Dam, the Army Corps of Engineers uses divin…

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SALEM — The second of four increases in the gas tax goes into effect Jan. 1. The increase is part of House Bill 2017, the "Keep Oregon Moving" act the Oregon Legislature passed in 2017.

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UNION — Downtown Union will be a Winter Wonderland Dec. 7. Between noon and 6 p.m., there will be vendors, food and music up and down Main Street. The Christmas Parade begins at 5 p.m., follow…

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LA GRANDE — Cook Memorial Library is seeking new members for the library’s middle school and high school book clubs. This is a free activity. Clubs meet monthly in the library’s Community Room…

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LA GRANDE — The City of La Grande Parks & Rec is planning a family-friendly dive-in movie night Dec. 6 at Veterans’ Memorial Pool, 401 Palmer Ave. The special event runs from 6-8 p.m. and …