Oregon wildlife officials are considering making the biggest change to archery hunting rules in Eastern Oregon in about 40 years.
LA GRANDE — Michael Jacob Altherr of La Grande faced 18 years in prison for sexual abuse but is now free on appeal and waiting for a retrial.
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…
LA GRANDE — The ownership structure of the proposed 500-kilovolt Boardman to Hemingway transmission line project could lose a major player.
LA GRANDE — International students studying at Eastern Oregon University will be able to remain in the United States for fall term.
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…
ELGIN — The Eagle Cap Excursion Train will not run this season.
LA GRANDE — The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported arresting a woman and five juveniles Thursday after a shooting.
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…
LA GRANDE — The cost of lunches in the La Grande School District likely will change in 2020-21.
UNION COUNTY — Union County was reimbursed $56,511 for COVID-19-related expenses in May through federal funding, according to county Administrative Officer Shelley Burgess.
LA GRANDE — Union County reported four more cases of COVID-19 Thursday, the same day Oregon moved past 11,000 cases, according to data from the Oregon Health Authority and the Center for Human…
LA GRANDE — Oregon’s spike in COVID-19 cases during the first week of July — much as it was in June — was driven by a rise in cases from younger residents.
LA GRANDE — The COVID-19 pandemic is slowing many Union County businesses this summer but not its public transit buses.
LA GRANDE — Idaho Power Co. is seeking to use as much as 8 million gallons of water from the city of La Grande to build its massive Boardman-to-Hemingway power line.
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…
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.
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.
LA GRANDE — Many artists like to work in isolation.
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University will resume in-person on-campus instruction this fall.
LA GRANDE — An emergency helicopter flew a minor from a two-vehicle crash Sunday near La Grande.
Wallowa County residents funded a Fourth of July fireworks display Saturday that “shook” Wallowa Lake.
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…
ENTERPRISE — The Enterprise School District Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution on Monday, July 6, that will put a $4 million general obligation bond on the Nov. 3 ballot.
COVE — This adult red-tailed hawk lacks a name but not odds-defying spunk.
IMBLER — The members of Imbler High School’s class of 2020 ended their high school careers with an outdoor ceremony on the Fourth of July.
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.
LA GRANDE — John Howard described his younger brother, Paul Howard, as a man who didn’t complain in spite of the circumstances he faced.
UNION COUNTY — GPS units will be no match for this new map.
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…
LOSTINE — The Lostine City Council is back up to full strength, having voted Wednesday, July 1, to welcome Spencer Shelton to Position No. 3.
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown on Friday announced stepped up enforcement statewide on face covering, physical distancing and occupancy standards for businesses.
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.
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 …
LA GRANDE — Tap That! Growlers has found a new place to call home.
LA GRANDE — Fans of Yia Yia Nikki’s soon will have a second location — with an expanded menu — to enjoy a taste of Mediterranean and Greek food.
PENDLETON — A familiar face is taking on new roles within the East Oregonian and the EO Media Group.
LA GRANDE — The La Grande City Council will finish the year with just six individuals.
LA GRANDE — The Oregon Health Authority reported two more La Grande workplaces are the sites of COVID-19 outbreaks.
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…
IMBLER — Imbler High School’s graduation plans have been finalized, and they are marked by the presence and absence of tradition.
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…
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.
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.
LA GRANDE — Union County added 10 more cases of COVID-19 to its count Tuesday, moving the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 337, according to the Center for Human Development.
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.
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.
LA GRANDE — The main runway at the La Grande/Union County Airport soon will undergo a major improvement — and get a new number.
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…
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…
LA GRANDE — A new Eastern Oregon organization is extending a helping hand to individuals who want to assist others with food issues during the coronavirus pandemic.
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…