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LA GRANDE — Safeway in La Grande is the latest location in Union County to have a reported outbreak. According to the most recent weekly COVID-19 report from the Oregon Health Authority, the g…

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LA GRANDE — Oregon Housing and Community Services has awarded Community Connection of Northeast Oregon’s Housing Resource Center a $300,000 grant to provide down payment assistance for first-t…

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The Oregon Department of Transportation finished construction of the Minam curve on Oregon Highway 82. “There is some miscellaneous clean-up left to do,” according to Mike Remily, ODOT’s resid…

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UNION COUNTY — Local businesses are working to comply with Gov. Kate Brown’s executive order requiring the use of face coverings in public spaces. Businesses risk fines and loss of licenses fo…

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WALLOWA — There may not be an airport in Wallowa, but there’s now a museum of aviation history that includes plenty of facts, whimsy and fun.

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ENTERPRISE — The Enterprise School District Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution on Monday that will put a $4 million general obligation bond on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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A P-47D Thunderbolt “Dottie Mae” was one of five World War II-era aircraft to fly over Wallowa County on the Fourth of July. The aircraft came from Hangar 180 in Lewiston, Idaho, and flew over…

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LA GRANDE — The Oregon Health Authority last week listed New Day Enterprises, La Grande, among the entities that had experienced a workplace outbreak of COVID-19.

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UNION COUNTY — GPS units will be no match for this new map.

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JOSEPH — Signs in Joseph were vandalized recently to convey anti-tourist messages and heighten fear that tourists are bringing COVID-19 to the area, according to Joseph City Administrator Larr…

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LOSTINE — The Lostine City Council is back up to full strength, having voted Wednesday, July 1, to welcome Spencer Shelton to Position No. 3.

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LA GRANDE — Jarek Parker, a 13-year-old from La Grande who was missing nearly a week, was found and reunited with his family, La Grande Police Lt. Jason Hays announced late Wednesday.

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LA GRANDE — The La Grande High School Band commenced is annual firework sales fundraiser Wednesday in the Safeway and Walmart parking lots. But this year comes with some extra safety measures …

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ENTERPRISE — Enterprise’s iconic OK Theatre is to be the recipient of part of a $615,000 grant in federal funds the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department received for the preservation of hist…

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ENTERPRISE — An air armada of vintage World War II aircrafts will have a “Let Freedom Ring” flyover of Wallowa County for Independence Day, according to Dan Niezen, of Enterprise, one of the l…

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LA GRANDE — The Oregon Health Authority has included Grande Ronde Hospital in its most recent workplace outbreak report, according to a press release from GRH.

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The hunt for masks has begun with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown ordering the use of masks in all indoor public places statewide beginning July 1.

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WALLOWA LAKE — Adventure guide Judy Swank led a group up a trail to the top of Wallowa Lake’s east moraine Saturday, June 27, in the inaugural Discovery Walk for the 2020 season.

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JOSEPH — The on-again-off-again fireworks show over Wallowa Lake is officially on again, said Gary Bethscheider of Joseph, who is spearheading the effort.

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UNION COUNTY — The Oregon Department of Transportation is starting its work updating sidewalk curb ramps throughout Union County for cities to improve safety and bring the sidewalks up to Amer…

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LA GRANDE — McKenzie and Schwarz theatres abruptly went dark at Eastern Oregon University in mid-March. The theaters at the La Grande campus closed like other schools in Oregon due to the coro…

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UNION COUNTY — Eastern Oregon residents expressed to Oregon’s U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden during a Thursday virtual town hall that many in their community are not taking COVID-19 precautions seriously…

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