SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Landmark Missionary Church meets at new time

LA GRANDE — The First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church of La Grande has changed its … Read more

POLICE LOGS: June 15, 2018

Oregon State Police Arrested: Cynthia Antonia Saiz, 39, The Dalles, was arrested on a charge … Read more

BRIEFLY: Elgin School Board to meet June 18

ELGIN — The Elgin School Board will meet Monday. The meeting will start at 6:30 … Read more

Pendleton Whisky Music Fest will sell extra tickets Friday

After quickly selling out tickets to its July 14 show, Pendleton Whisky Music Fest is … Read more

USFS prevails in Lostine Corridor lawsuit

Plaintiffs vow to continue the fight

PENDLETON — All five counts in a lawsuit filed to stop the Lostine River Corridor … Read more

Local man has been donating blood for 51 years

Red Cross says blood donations of all types needed

Brent Lewis, 68, of La Grande, has been donating blood since he was a junior … Read more

Credit Recovery offers lifeline to struggling EOU students

Eastern Oregon University has created a program over the last few years that will help … Read more

POLICE LOGS: June 13, 2018

La Grande Police Department Cited: Two Union County juveniles were cited on charges of second-degree … Read more

BRIEFLY: Union School Board meets today

UNION — The Union School Board will meet today. The meeting will start at 7 … Read more

City of Union’s budget looks solid for 2018-19 fiscal year

UNION — The City of Union’s budget will be down in 2018-19, but there’s no … Read more

Wallowa County fills treasurer office vacancies

ENTERPRISE — There are two new faces at the Wallowa County Courthouse. Kathy Casper stepped … Read more

POLICE LOGS: June 11, 2018

La Grande Police Department Arrested: James Perry Morris, 59, La Grande, was arrested on charges … Read more

BRIEFLY: La Grande School Board to meet June 13

LA GRANDE — The La Grande School Board will meet June 13 for its regular … Read more

Rappel base construction to start

The start of construction of a U.S. Forest Service rappel base at the La Grande/Union … Read more

Oregon works to make contraceptives more accessible

Since 2015, Oregon legislators have been working to make birth contraceptives more accessible for women. … Read more

SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Jesus can’t be put in a box

LA GRANDE — The First United Methodist Church of La Grande will be celebrating the … Read more

POLICE LOGS: June 8, 2018

La Grande Fire Department The La Grande Fire Department responded to 10 calls for medical … Read more

BRIEFLY: Hog Wild Days raffle winners receive pork

ISLAND CITY — The winners of the Hog Wild Days Hog Raffle Drawing were Penny … Read more

Arrests made in January homicide outside Oregon supermarket

Imbler graduate died after gun deal

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested an Oregon man accused of fatally shooting a friend … Read more

Wave of summer projects on tap for schools

Summer break is beginning at public schools throughout Union County, which means a wave of … Read more

Request made to bring music to all

The La Grande City Council was presented with an idea to bring music to the … Read more

EHS grad receives National Merit Finalist Scholarship

ENTERPRISE – Sebastian Hobbs of Lostine is one of just a few Oregon high school … Read more

POLICE LOGS: June 6, 2018

La Grande Police Department Arrested: Kaylee Renee Green, 19, unknown address, was arrested on a … Read more

BRIEFLY: Sign your kids up for summer fun

LA GRANDE — There are several opportunities for keeping your kids busy this summer in … Read more

Wallowa County library future uncertain

After voters declined the library district, officials and supporters unsure where funding will come from

ENTERPRISE — Following the defeat of Wallowa County’s proposed library district in the May primary … Read more

Man charged with rape in ‘93 is arrested for crossing the border

A man who was arrested in La Grande for first-degree rape 25 years ago was … Read more

City of La Grande announces they've hired a new fire chief

The department has had an interim chief for nearly a year

The City of La Grande announced today it has hired a new fire chief. Les … Read more

BRIEFLY: Cove City Council meets tomorrow

COVE — The City of Cove will hold its regular council meeting June 5. The … Read more

Pursuit ends in accident

Boise juvenile arrested Wednesday

The Oregon State Police took a juvenile into custody Wednesday after he led law enforcement … Read more

Wallowa County DA next judge

Mona Williams appointed to Circuit Judge of 10th district

Gov. Kate Brown announced May 22 that she will appoint Wallowa County District Attorney Mona … Read more

SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Summer Campfire Fridays begin in Imbler tonight

IMBLER — Beginning tonight, June 1, the Imbler Christian Church will be hosting Campfire Fridays. … Read more

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