LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University on Thursday, May 13, reported 110 people received their COVID-19 vaccinations at the recent clinic on campus.
UNION COUNTY — Union County Sheriff’s Office deputy Lani Jones was on the lookout Wednesday morning, May 12, for loose cattle on the outskirts of Summerville.
LA GRANDE — William “Bill” Whitaker spent the bulk of his career working toward social justice and campaigning for universal health care in Oregon and Idaho. He died in September 2020, and now…
LA GRANDE — A popular and long-running Memorial Day tradition in La Grande will be back in full force this year.
LA GRANDE — Portions of two fields at Pioneer Park could be virtually weatherproof in the near future.
WALLOWA COUNTY — The Wallowa School District will see plenty of action during next week’s primary elections.
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.
Wednesday, May 12
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…
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.
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University is taking a cautious approach to deciding if it will require students, teachers and staff to get COVID-19 vaccines.
ENTERPRISE — Wallowa Memorial Hospital has again been ranked among the top critical access hospitals in the nation.
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.
LA GRANDE — The $9 million Eastern Oregon University Field House under construction may be less than a year from completion.
LA GRANDE — A La Grande Police Department 911 dispatcher is receiving her state stamp of approval.
Pigeons fly around this old home that stands outside Imbler on Saturday, May 1, 2021.
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.
COVE — The Cove City Council is calling for Gov. Kate Brown to rein in many of her COVID-19 mandates.
LA GRANDE — Cook Memorial Library in La Grande recently announced a new logo to go along with a revamped website and brand identity.
Monday, May 12
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown laid out some basic math on Tuesday, May 11, for Oregon’s way out of pandemic restrictions: Get 70% of adult residents at least one shot of vaccine and “normalcy” can s…
ELGIN — The art of role reversal takes the stage this month at the Elgin Opera House.
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.
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.
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…
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 …
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University is looking for artwork for the exterior of its new Field House.
Friday. May 7
MEACHAM — The search in the Meacham area for a missing Idaho woman ended Saturday afternoon, May 8, with the recovery of her body.
LA GRANDE — People who walk and bicycle in south La Grande may have a new reason to celebrate several years from now.
UNION — Union School District Superintendent Carter Wells starts each day expecting to be surprised.
HALFWAY — Jon Hanley is a temporary resident of Halfway, but he’s leaving a permanent mark.
UNION — A first-person narrative is propelling a young Union essay writer to first place finishes she may never forget.
LA GRANDE — The COVID-19 pandemic will not get the best of the annual Friends of Scouting Breakfast.
Wednesday, May 5
ENTERPRISE — Enterprise residents will have a high-speed internet option in place by the end of the summer.
PENDLETON — Mental health issues and protections for family farms were some of the starter topics during a virtual town hall Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden held Sunday, May 2, for residents of Umatilla…
MEACHAM — Umatilla County Search and Rescue and Oregon State Police are coordinating a multi-agency search Saturday and Sunday, May 8-9, near Meacham for Deborah Hendrichs, the 56-year-old wom…
LA GRANDE — A local home builder is offering a small solution to a countywide housing problem — tiny homes.
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic Tuesday, May 4, that drew almost 100 students, faculty and staff to the La Grande campus to receive their first dose …
UNION — The Union County Museum, a place where exhibits are seemingly frozen in time, is gaining a display that may melt the hearts of vintage clock lovers.
IMBLER — The race for Position 3 on the Imbler School Board has a distinction — it has the largest candidate field of any school board race in Union County.
LA GRANDE — The Grande Ronde Hospital Foundation wrapped up its fundraising year in April with a livestream event that showcased the organization’s efforts and brought in about $6,000.
LA GRANDE — Many of the brightest lights in Union County education were saluted Monday, May 3, at La Grande Middle School at a Crystal Apple Awards ceremony.
ELGIN — Nobody was injured in a house fire at the corner of 11th and Birch streets in south Elgin late on Tuesday, May 4.
Monday, May 3
ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County’s Building Healthy Families received national recognition by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as a “2021 Bright Spot” for its responses to the coronavirus crisi…
LA GRANDE — Two digital artists, Alexis Maki and Spencer Marotto, recently unveiled “Mimesis,” their capstone projects at the Nightingale Gallery in Loso Hall at Eastern Oregon University. The…
ELGIN — Locals can revive memories of an old grocery store and lumber mill on Sunday, May 9, when the Elgin Museum opens for its spring and summer season.
UNION COUNTY — Teams in the National Football League drafted 259 players from Thursday through Saturday, April 29 to May 1. The total included five from the University of Oregon and two from O…
LA GRANDE — The La Grande City Council will consider establishing another city-wide local improvement district for sidewalk repairs when it meets Wednesday, May 5.
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University math professor Amy Yielding recently cohosted the Pacific Inland Mathematics Undergraduate Conference for college students to present their original math …
PENDLETON — La Grande’s temperatures averaged warmer than normal during the month of April, according to the National Weather Service in Pendleton.
WALLOWA — The Nez Perce Tribe took another step toward reestablishing itself in its traditional Wallowa County homeland on Thursday, April 29, when the tribe received the title to the now-form…
Friday, April 30