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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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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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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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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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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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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…

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LA GRANDE — A local home builder is offering a small solution to a countywide housing problem — tiny homes.

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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 …

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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.

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ELGIN — Nobody was injured in a house fire at the corner of 11th and Birch streets in south Elgin late on Tuesday, May 4.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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 …

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PENDLETON — La Grande’s temperatures averaged warmer than normal during the month of April, according to the National Weather Service in Pendleton.

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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…

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