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Forest Plan comment period extended

The time to comment on the Blue Mountains National Forests Proposed Revised Land Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been extended by 60 days; deadline for submitting comments is now August 15, 2014. Regional Forester Kent Connaughton approved the extension in order for the public to have time to review...

La Grande School District appoints new High School Principal

Following an extensive hiring process the La Grande School District Superintendent Larry Glaze recommended to the School Board to approve the hire of a new Principal for La Grande High School. The current Principal Andrea Waldrop announced her retirement effective June 30th of this year, making the position available. During the hiring...

Traffic stop leads to marijuana bust in Union County

An Oregon State Police traffic stop Wednesday afternoon, along Interstate 84 near North Powder led to the arrest of a Portland resident. The trooper found approximately 3 lbs of marijuana inside the rented car. March 26, at approximately 12:30 p.m., an OSP trooper stopped a rented 2013 Ford Fusion displaying Arizona license plates...

Log truck crashes into river west of Elgin

About a mile west of Elgin, along Highway 204, a log truck driver lost control of the truck and it landed on its side in Phillips Creek. The driver, Justin Wright from Summerville, recieved minor injuries. According to Oregon State Police Senior Trooper Walt Anderson, Monday, March 24, the Freightliner truck pulling a loaded log...

Greg Walden introduces bill to stop travel management rule

LA GRANDE, Ore. — U.S. Rep. Greg Walden today announced he has introduced the Forest Access in Rural Communities Act (H.R. 4272) to stop the problematic travel management rule on national forests in the West and promote local control over future proposals to restrict forest access. “For too long, the input and wishes of local...

Bob Davies accepts position at Murray State University

LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – Eastern Oregon University President Bob Davies has accepted the president’s position at Murray State University in Murray, Ky. beginning July 14. The MSU board of regents voted unanimously today to confirm Davies as the university’s 13th president. He interviewed with officials and constituency groups...
Recently in Baker County Forest Plan comment period extended
Forest Plan comment period extended The time to comment on the Blue Mountains National Forests Proposed Revised Land Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been extended by 60 days; deadline for submitting comments is now August 15, 2014. Regional Forester Kent Connaughton approved the extension in order for the...
Recently in Union County Highway closed West of La Grande for construction season
Highway closed West of La Grande for construction season Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) contractor Oregon Mainline has shifted westbound traffic to the eastbound freeway and closed two freeway ramps to accommodate the multi-year highway improvement project between the Kamela Interchange at Exit 246 and the Second Street undercrossing in La Grande, near...
Recently in Northwest Greg Walden introduces bill to stop travel management rule
Greg Walden introduces bill to stop travel management rule LA GRANDE, Ore. — U.S. Rep. Greg Walden today announced he has introduced the Forest Access in Rural Communities Act (H.R. 4272) to stop the problematic travel management rule on national forests in the West and promote local control over future proposals to restrict forest access. “For too long,...
Recently in National Former NFL Cheerleaders Accuse Buffalo Bills of Demeaning Treatment, Unfair Pay
Former NFL Cheerleaders Accuse Buffalo Bills of Demeaning Treatment, Unfair Pay Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders, known as the Buffalo Jills, are accusing their team of demeaning treatment and unfair pay. “Our dream as being a Buffalo Jills cheerleader was taken advantage of,” former cheerleader identified only as Maria...