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JOSEPH — A sense of normalcy is beginning to return at Joseph Charter School after a fire in January damaged the school and burned much of its gymnasium.

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LA GRANDE — Union County volunteers who want to assist flood victims in Umatilla County can join emergency relief agencies already working on the ground there. 

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COVE — Oregon State Police Sgt. Kyle Hove knew early in his career that anything could happen while he was on patrol.

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WALLOWA LAKE VILLAGE —People in Wallowa County have long hoped that the iconic Edelweiss Inn at Wallowa Lake could be restored. But it’s looking less and less like such a miracle will occur.

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LA GRANDE — The Eastern Oregon Film Festival likely will not receive funding from the Union County Board of Commissioners this fiscal year.

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SALEM — Republican lawmakers Tuesday put the brakes on the Oregon Legislature, disrupting an evening session of the House by leaving in protest because they said their members needed more time…

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LA GRANDE — The Blue Mountain Humane Association has a new leader for the animal shelter.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Brett Smith of La Grande experienced an unsettling sense of deja vu Saturday just outside of Milton-Freewater.

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ELGIN — Despite dealing with flooding in their own backyards after severe weather last week, Elgin residents have come together to help the flood relief efforts in Pendleton.

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LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University and its faculty union reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.

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LA GRANDE — Valentine's Day can be a day of joy, but local educators said it also can bring heartache.  

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ELGIN — The Elgin Opera House Youth Actors won big last weekend at the iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival West in Sacramento, California. The team of 24 students and their director took home t…

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LA GRANDE — The late Mike Voss, a tireless community volunteer, will be saluted Feb. 22-23 at the annual La Grande Gun Show.

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Eastern Oregon University associate professor of anthropology Rory Becker discusses the technique his team of researchers developed to measure electrical resistance in sediment to help answer …

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TROY — Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife troopers are asking for the public's assistance in finding whoever shot and killed a bighorn sheep ram in Wallowa County.

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ELGIN — Work began Thursday to restore a portion of Highway 204 from Summerville Road to Andes Prairie that had been closed due to slide activity and erosion that washed out part of the road a…

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LA GRANDE — La Grande’s air quality was generally better than air quality in Portland and The Dalles, according to a report the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality released Thursday.

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UNION COUNTY — Kindergarten students in Union County school districts are on track or slightly above the state average, according to the Oregon Department of Education 2019-2020 Kindergarten A…

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LA GRANDE — Eve Ensler premiered her play "The Vagina Monologues" in 1996, and since then the cultural phenomenon has been translated into nearly 50 languages, giving voice to women's stories …

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LA GRANDE — Former state legislator Jason Atkinson of Central Point has never voted for a tax increase and he has no plans to start if voters send him to Congress later this year.

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SALEM — Union County Commissioner Paul Anderes spoke out against the state Senate’s cap-and-trade bill at a hearing Thursday of the Senate Environmental and Natural Resources Committee in Salem.

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LA GRANDE — The Center for Human Development sent out 229 letters to parents of students across Union County whose school records do not show the children have received all required vaccinations. 

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LA GRANDE — The aftermath of last week's winter storm and subsequent flooding carried through the weekend and prompted the Union County Board of Commissioners to declare a state of emergency.

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LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University art professor Susan Murrell is one of 18 Pacific Northwest artists whose work is on display at the "Making a Better Painting" exhibition in Portland.

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LA GRANDE — Steady rains Wednesday and Thursday melted the heavy snowfall that covered Union County earlier in the week, resulting in a wet mess in La Grande and flooding near creeks and rivers.

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LA GRANDE — The awning that protects the entrance to Peak Lifestyle Studio in downtown La Grande fell Wednesday night, taking part of the building's facade with it.

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LA GRANDE — Ronald Lee of La Grande suffered a stroke while awaiting trial for murder. His attorney, Dean Gushwa of Pendleton, asked the court to delay the trial.

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LA GRANDE — Public elevators are impossible to find in Imbler but not seventh- and eighth-grade students able to make compelling presentations while riding them.

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LA GRANDE — The Union County Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday to weigh in on the cap and trade debate that is again sparking heated controversy in the Legislature.