Union County Newswire

Union County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, OR.

Results 1 - 15 of 15 in Union County, OR

  1. Boise Cascade to sell three Oregon facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... Lisa Chapman, Boise Cascade media contact, told The Observer on Tuesday the sale will impact 109 employees in Union County. A total of 256 employees, including those in management, work in the three facilities. The due diligence process, which looks ...

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  2. Transmission line may threaten historic Oregon TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Daily Journal of Commerce

    Construction of the Boardman to Hemingway electric transmission line might do what Father Time's corrosive hand has not - destroy the last remaining remnants of the Oregon Trail in Union County. This is the fear of Lanetta Paul, a passionate Oregon Trail supporter who lives in the Morgan Lake area.

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  3. Hunter hospitalized after hanging for two days from treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Portland Tribune

    ... he said he had been stuck there for two days before being found by another hunter. With assistance from the Union County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Forest Service, and medics from La Grande and Pendleton, and Life Flight, the man was safely removed from ...

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  4. Transmission line may threaten historic Oregon TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | The News-Review

    ... might do what Father Time's corrosive hand has not - destroy the last remaining remnants of the Oregon Trail in Union County. Paul, who has led many people on tours of the Oregon Trail from the area near her home to Hilgard State Park, seven miles ...

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  5. Oregon hunter rescued after hanging from tree for 2 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The News-Review

    An Oregon hunter who fell out of his tree stand and got tangled in his safety harness has been rescued after hanging upside-down for two days about 30 feet from the ground. The Union County Sheriff's Department says Thursday another hunter found the man and drove to a nearby highway to get cell phone reception to call 911.

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  6. Oregon city to put pot on fall ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... the marijuana measure on the Nov. 6 ballot. The city of Imbler is now working with its legal counsel and the Union County clerk's office to take necessary steps to get the measure on the ballot. While Oregon voters legalized the sale of recreational ...

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  7. Stone engraving leads Oregon man on historical investigationRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | The Navajo Times

    The question is _ was the message meant for people living in today's nuclear age or for Oregon Trail travelers in the 1800s? This is the query Ronnie Allen of Union County, a student of local Oregon Trail history and a former Elgin police officer, is now pondering. He is speaking of a 16 by 15 inch, approximately 150-pound stone with a mysterious engraving that was found near the base of Ladd Canyon.

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  8. Stone engraving leads Oregon man on historical investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The News-Review

    The question is - was the message meant for people living in today's nuclear age or for Oregon Trail travelers in the 1800s? This is the query Ronnie Allen of Union County, a student of local Oregon Trail history and a former Elgin police officer, is now pondering. He is speaking of a 16 by 15 inch, approximately 150-pound stone with a mysterious engraving that was found near the base of Ladd Canyon.

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  9. Three newcomers square off in labor commissioner raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Bend Bulletin

    ... for decades and has planned on running for labor commissioner for about as long. Howard has served as a Union County commissioner for more than three years, and said he was proud of his role in establishing a health clinic in Elgin, and developing a ...

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  10. The Beer From La Grande's Side A Could Hang Anywhere in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Willamette Week

    ... of course, and it's true again at La Grande's Side A Brewing, which is probably the most urbane place in Union County. Side A sits in a former firehouse, and on the cinder block walls hang grainy old photos of men blasting away with big hoses, and a ...

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  11. Police say Elgin trapper illegally caught wolf, then shot itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    A licensed trapper in Union County discovered a gray wolf in a foothold trap in December, according to Oregon State Police, then subsequently shot and killed the animal. Trooper say a 58-year-old Elgin man admitted to wildlife investigators that he discovered a gray wolf in trap he had placed in rural Union County in mid-December.

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  12. Oregon governor - confident' in wolf shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The News-Review

    Oregon Gov. Kate Brown will apparently not ask state agencies to reopen their investigation into the killing of a female wolf Oct. 27 in Union County, despite concerns from several conservation groups. Brian Scott, 38, of Clackamas, reported that he shot the wolf in self-defense while elk hunting in the Starkey Wildlife Management Unit west of La Grande.

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  13. What to do when you see a wolf Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Two weeks after a Clackamas man shot and killed a gray wolf west of La Grande, state wolf experts and advocates say it's important for hunters and hikers to know more about the reclusive canid's behavior before spending time in the wild. Brian Scott, 38, told law enforcement officers he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot the protected animal Oct. 27. No charges were filed in the Union County incident.

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  14. Another gray wolf illegally shot and killed, this time in Wallowa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... in the act of killing those animals or in the rare situation of self-defense. Just last month, a hunter in Union County said he shot and killed a wolf in self-defense. No charges were filed in that instance. Nonprofit groups have since asked state ...

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  15. Mayor's convictions overturned on traffic tickets issued amid political disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... conduct an internal affairs investigation around Casterline's issuance of the summonses. A spokesman for the Union County Prosecutor's Office, which prosecuted the appeal, said his office respected McDaniel's decision. A woman who answered the phone ...

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