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  1. OBITUARIES: March 13, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | The La Grande Observer

    Ruth "Norma" Weber, 90, of La Grande and a former longtime Baker City resident, died March 8 at her daughter's residence in Fairview. A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Gray's West & Co.


  2. BRIEFLY: Don't miss one-day rummage saleRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The La Grande Observer

    Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Grande will have a rummage sale Saturday. The one-day sale will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Use the entrance at the corner of Fifth Street and K Avenue.


  3. No ordinary training: Guard unit prepares to go to National Training Center in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    An M1A2 SEP Abrams main battle tank assigned to Eastern Oregon's 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, Oregon Army National Guard, opens fire at the Orchard Combat Training Center south of Boise, Idaho, in this 2013 photo. When the Eastern Oregon Guard outfit deploys to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, in August, a lot will be riding on how the unit performs in the simulated combat environment on the Mojave Desert.


  4. BRIEFLY: Soup Supper tickets now on saleRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    Tickets are now on sale for the annual Shelter From the Storm Soup Supper. The fundraising event will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Presbyterian Friendship Center in La Grande.


  5. USFS, public continue to meetRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    In a continuing attempt to poll the community on how best to involve the public in the Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision, the Forest Service called a meeting of county government officials and forest users. On Wednesday, a small group of stakeholders met at the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Supervisor's Office in Baker City.


  6. Project difficult, but worthwhileRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    Most of us enjoy a good whodunit. Mystery tales are an integral part of our collective perception, and for decades television and movies have aptly demonstrated that our thirst for such stories remains strong.


  7. BRIEFLY: Missing boy found safe in north countyRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    A missing 13-year-old boy was found safe after the group he was shed hunting with Sunday afternoon reported him missing. The boy, who was not named by authorities, was reported missing mid-afternoon Sunday, said Union County Sheriff's Capt.


  8. La Grande storms back for road winRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    After a slow start, the La Grande girls basketball team responded and pulled away from its rival Baker for a 54-37 win Friday in Baker City. With the road win, the Tigers clinched the regular-season Greater Oregon League title, and swept the season series with the Bulldogs.


  9. 3rd Battalion gears for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    Sgt. Brent Caldwell, Cove, a member of Baker City's Fox Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, Oregon Army National Guard, presents a class on a .50 caliber machine gun during Fox Company's drill last month. This summer the men and women who fill out the roster of Eastern Oregon's largest Army National Guard outfit will once again deploy to a desert location to fulfill their annual training requirement.


  10. Tigers seize GOL leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    The La Grande girls basketball team used a tenacious defensive effort to claim sole possession of first place in the Greater Oregon League Friday, cruising to a 45-33 win over Baker City. The seventh-ranked Tigers improved to 3-3 in the month of January and 10-5 overall on the season.


  11. BRIEFLY: LHS Class of 1947 meets MondayRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    The La Grande High School Class of 1947 will meet at 1 p.m. Monday at the Flying J Travel Plaza. Community Connection of Northeast Oregon is sponsoring "Powerful Tools for Caregivers," a six-week course that teaches family caregivers to take care of themselves so they can care for their loved ones.


  12. Our View: Be safe out on the highwayRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    The accident last Saturday morning on icy Interstate 84 east of Baker City is a stunning reminder of how fast highway conditions can change. Interstate 84 has a history of bad crashes in winter.


  13. Interstate 84 pileupRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    Black ice, steep terrain and poor visibility are likely to blame for the series of crashes early Saturday 33 miles east Baker City. Twelve people were transported to the emergency department at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City for injuries, according to hospital officials.


  14. Black ice blamed for I-84 pileupRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    Black ice is believed to be the cause of a freeway pileup involving more than a dozen tractor-trailers that left 12 people injured Saturday in eastern Oregon, police said. The 26-vehicle pileup left a long stretch of Interstate 84 closed for most of the day as crews worked to clean spilled diesel fuel and clear away dozens of vehicles that were either damaged or stranded.


  15. Travelers advised to bypass I84 completely in Eastern OregonRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    ODOT advises travlers to stay away from I-84 completely in Eastern Oregon due to two major accidents that occurred earlier this morning. One near Pendleton involving a semi-truck hauling lubrication oil that crashed.


  16. OBITUARIES: Jan. 14, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    Gwen Johnson, 81, of La Grande, died at a local care facility Saturday. A full obituary will be published later.


  17. BRIEFLY: Rain expected on top of melting snowRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | The La Grande Observer

    La Grande received snow heavy with water Sunday night, making travel and snow removal difficult. With the weather expected to continue, La Grande Public Works crews are plowing all sides of town using "all of the manpower and equipment we have available," according to an email from Public Works Director Norm Paullus.


  18. Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort opens this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The La Grande Observer

    The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.


  19. OBITUARIES: Nov. 21, 2014Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | The La Grande Observer

    James Bohnenkamp, 91, of Island City died Friday in Island City. A full obituary will be published later.


  20. OBITUARIES: Oct. 31, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The La Grande Observer

    Jimmy Tracy Eidson, 79, whose wife, "Lore," operates Blue Mountain Bodywork in La Grande, died at home in Baker City Oct. 24 after a battle with cancer. A celebration of Jim's life will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Crossroads Center in Baker City.


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