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October 6, 2015 by Sharon Sharon Ward Jones (Register to contact)

Wanted to share with all that Donna M. Neal who attended junior high and high school with us passed away in Houston, Texas on June 2, 2015. She was a dear friend and will be missed.

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Imbler, Union and Wallowa high schools have 100 percent graduation marks;  La Grande Observer

More students in Union and Wallowa counties are making commencement walks, according to the state's latest graduation statistics. Oregon Department of ...



BRIEFS: Carriers may be delivering newspaper late;  La Grande Observer

Due to the inclement weather, The Observer's carriers are having trouble delivering to areas in Cove, Union, Elgin and Wallowa County. The Observer wants to ...



BRIEFS: Take your sweetheart to breakfast in Cove Saturday;  La Grande Observer

COVE — Cove Masonic Lodge #91 will host its annual Sweetheart Breakfast on Feb. 9 at the Lodge in Cove. A breakfast of ham, eggs, pancakes and orange ...



LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dec. 19, 2018;  La Grande Observer

Terry: LHS wrestlers in Hawaii were like a gift To the Editor: I was given a rare treat this past weekend. The La Grande High School wrestling team arrived and ...



Lions Club prepares for gun show;  La Grande Observer

The annual La Grande Gun Show is coming up, and the Island City Lions Club is preparing for one of its major fundraisers of the year. Brian Kaiser, president of ...



Teens likely to form lifelong nicotine addiction through vaping, says CDC;  La Grande Observer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns vaping, the latest trend to sweep the nation, can lead to a lifelong nicotine addiction and unknown health ...



Obituaries for Feb. 15, 2019  Baker City Herald

David Paustian Baker City, 1959-2019 David Wayne Paustian, 59, died Feb. 10, 2019, at his home in Baker City. David was born on June 29, 1959, at Prairie ...



LHS hires AD position;  La Grande Observer

An educator with ties to a region in England famous for producing shoes and hiking boots may soon be trekking up rocky trails in Northeast Oregon and walking ...



LHS students promote education;  La Grande Observer

Looking for the new face of education in Eastern Oregon? Look no further than La Grande High School sophomore Katie Brown. Brown is representing this ...



La Grande School District enrollment increase not as high as expected;  La Grande Observer

While the La Grande School District's enrollment figure is up, it's not quite as robust as officials expected. Early numbers show the school district now has 2370 ...



Texas teacher is LHS's new assist. principal;  La Grande Observer

Brett Smith, La Grande High School's next assistant principal, will not experience anything close to culture shock when he moves into his new office in 1-1/2 ...



LGSD to add teachers; Budget has room for additional staff, programs  La Grande Observer

The La Grande School District, buoyed by a strong budget, may soon expand its teaching and education staff. The La Grande School District's proposed ...



La Grande High School bond projects nearing completion;  La Grande Observer

Two major La Grande High School renovation projects, ones that will touch the lives of not only students but also many theatergoers and sports fans in the ...



LGSD seismic upgrade work plans move forward; Work to be done at LHS and Greenwood Elementary  La Grande Observer

The La Grande School District is a big step closer to getting $3.25 million in seismic upgrade work started next spring. The school board voted Wednesday to put ...



Chamber of Commerce elects new executive director;  La Grande Observer

The Union County Chamber of Commerce named La Grande native Suzannah Moore-Hemann as its new executive director Tuesday afternoon. Moore-Hemann ...



2 La Grande High students arrested in mass shooting plot  OregonLive.com

La Grande. Two La Grande High School students were taken into custody Wednesday, April 14, 2016, in the eastern Oregon town after police said they found ...



Tigers look to compete with Attila | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — With the boys basketball varsity practice over on Friday night, the junior varsity team took to the court and began to work through drills. Ontario ...



BRIEFLY: Register now for this weekend's Soap Box Derby;  La Grande Observer

COVE — The inaugural Blue Mountain Dash All-American Soap Box Derby Rally Race Weekend is set for Oct. 13-14 on Haefer Lane in Cove. The races are ...



'Extensive closure' of I-84 possible | Breaking News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Motorists heading to La Grande from Ontario will not be able to do so at this time as Interstate 84 is now closed in both directions, in the.



On top of the GOL;  La Grande Observer

La Grande not only dominated the Greater Oregon League district wrestling tournament Saturday, the Tigers also put themselves in position to potentially place ...



LHS renovations unveiled to public; Upgrades to gym, auditorium part of $31.85 million bond  La Grande Observer

Scott, the head custodian at La Grande High School, is still struck by the sight of the La Grande High School's gym, which has undergone a major renovation ...



Teen, DA reach plea deal in alleged school shooting plot  East Oregonian

The long and turbulent case against Micah Schultze, the La Grande High School student arrested in April on allegations of planning a school shooting, ended ...



Warrenton High School gifted education center  Daily Astorian

WARRENTON — The Warrenton-Hammond School District is getting a steel building for its new career-technical education center from an Idaho businessman ...



Wyden to visit Hermiston, four other schools next week  East Oregonian

Sen. Ron Wyden will hold five town halls at schools in central and Eastern Oregon counties the week of Oct. 22-24.



Obituary for June 1, 2018  Baker City Herald

Dovey Shaw Alicel, 1922-2018 dates Dovey B. Shaw, 96, of Alicel, died on May 27, 2018, at her home. Visitations will be Saturday, June 2, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ...



LHS program receives boost from students, local business;  La Grande Observer

Five La Grande High School students spent their Christmas break doing the paradoxical. The students earned wages while helping the La Grande School ...



Adding to a writer's legacy; La Grande High School world history students transcribe Titanic survivor's letter  La Grande Observer

The typewriter of Edith (Rosenbaum) Russell, a Titanic survivor and a history-making World War I correspondent, went forever silent in 1975. Still, 42 years after ...



Joseph, Enterprise compete on new La Grande track  Wallowa County Cheiftain

Boys and girls track and field teams for both Enterprise and Joseph headed into La Grande Saturday for the La Grande Invitational Track Meet. It was the first ...



Cattle truck rolls over causing interstate's closure | Local News Stories  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Interstate 84 was closed for several hours early Tuesday afternoon between Ontario and La Grande due to a rollover of a semi truck that was ...



Bulldogs stun La Grande;  La Grande Observer

Nyssa appeared to be dead to rights with just over five minutes to play in their game against La Grande Tuesday night. The Bulldogs were trailing by 13 points, ...



LA GRANDE Teen to be tried as adult for school shooting plot  East Oregonian

A 15-year-old La Grande boy will stand trial as an adult on five felony counts of criminal conspiracy stemming from a plot to kill people at the city's public high.



Obituary for Aug. 31, 2018  Baker City Herald

Anne Kirkpatrick Baker City, 1924-2018 Anne Lumsden Kirkpatrick, 94, of Baker City, died Aug. 24, 2018, at her home. Her memorial *service* will be Friday, Sept.



Tigers claim Muilenburg championship; LHS wins its home tourney for first time since 2013; five local wrestlers win titles  La Grande Observer

This post has been updated. La Grande and Bethel, Washington, spent much of the 2017 Muilenburg Wrestling Tournament trading the team lead. The Braves ...



Centenarian still going strong; Bill Hawkins, railroader, diplomat and farmer, turns 100 this month  La Grande Observer

In some cultures, people bless one another with the wish “May you live a hundred years,” and that's exactly what Union County farmer Bill Hawkins intends to do.



Site for new elementary School building approved;  La Grande Observer

Central Elementary School's future is now in much sharper focus. The La Grande School Board voted Wednesday to site Central Elementary School building at ...



EOU wants to install synthetic turf; La Grande School District asked to contribute to $1.5M Community Stadium project  La Grande Observer

EOU is preparing to launch a drive to raise $1.5 million for the purchase and installation of synthetic turf at Community Stadium, the site of Mountaineer and La ...



Halloween activities offered around Union County;  La Grande Observer

There are lots of options for Halloween fun around La Grande. The annual safe Trick or Treat event is back Oct. 31 thanks to La Grande Main Street Downtown.



A dream fulfilled; Zack Jacobs sees dream come true as he signs letter of intent to play at Eastern Oregon  La Grande Observer

Zack Jacobs has had his eyes set on playing college football for years. Wednesday afternoon, the dream became a reality for the La Grande wide receiver.



Tigers, community celebrate state championship; La Grande baseball team claims program's second state title, first since 2007  La Grande Observer

Mark Lanman has witnessed firsthand the support the La Grande fan base has provided to the high school baseball program. Lanman was the Tigers baseball ...



Old building will come down after construction;  La Grande Observer

The La Grande School Board will follow through with its plan to have the old Central Elementary building, at 402 K Ave., torn down after a new school replacing it ...



Joseph volleyball team finishes second in league | Sports  Wallowa County Chieftain

Joseph High School's varsity volleyball team came away from the Old Oregon League District Tournament with a win and loss, good enough for second-place.



PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans Day Parade;  La Grande Observer

Community members crowded Adams Avenue for the annual Veterans Day Parade, Saturday morning. Sponsored by the American Legion Post 43, the parade ...



La Grande's Jadin Bell, dying gay teen who was bullied, could 'pick up your spirits'  OregonLive.com

The openly gay sophomore had complained of bullying and name calling, but friends said it's hard to believe that alone would have driven him to despair.



Robert Dooley has grown his business one delivery at a time  La Grande Observer

Through hard work and ingenuity, a La Grande man has built a successful courier and transport business with a fleet of vehicles, a dozen employees and daily ...



A change of pace after 43 years; Larry Glaze will continue working after retirement  La Grande Observer

Larry Glaze, at age 65, still has a youthful spring in his step. The La Grande educator, despite exhaustive demands on his time, regularly does extensive ...



La Grande Grapples With Bullying After Gay Teen's Death, Jadin Bell  OPB News

This month, the small Eastern Oregon city of La Grande found itself in the national spotlight. An openly gay teen, 15-year-old, Jadin Bell, took his own life shortly ...



Robert Terry, first black man to teach in Seattle public schools, dies at 91  The Seattle Times

Robert Terry later served as president of Seattle Central College and chancellor of the Seattle Community College System. As a young educator, he hoped his ...



Steve Martin to pay for banned La Grande High School play  The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Steve Martin has offered to pay for an off-campus production of his play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," which the school board banned from La Grande High ...



Imbler teenager faces rape charges; Jordan Teeter makes initial court apperance Monday  La Grande Observer

An 18-year-old Imbler man will be under the continuous supervision of his parents after he was charged with three counts of first-degree rape, unlawful sexual ...



Tigers claw past Ontario for district title; Win gives La Grande Greater Oregon League's No. 1 seed into state tournament  La Grande Observer

Cross one more to-do item off the list for the La Grande boys basketball team. The Tigers overcame 18 turnovers and a sluggish first half Saturday to roll past ...



La Grande father says he accepted gay son, hopes his death will 'stand for something'  OregonLive.com

LA GRANDE -- The father of a gay La Grande teenager who died Sunday, two weeks after hanging himself in a schoolyard, told about 200 people Wednesday ...



Mark Wahlberg  newstalk870.am

The film is about a La Grande High School student who committed suicide and the father who walked across the country to raise awareness about bullying.



Breaking News: New Siuslaw High School Head Coach – Chad Smith  Coast Radio

Written by George Henry on April 27, 2018. Coast Radio New's George Henry Spoke briefly with new Head Football Coach Chad Smith: Audio Player.



Teeter requests amendment to release deal;  La Grande Observer

An 18-year-old Imbler teen who has been charged with multiple counts of sex abuse went in front of a judge Thursday to request an amendment to his release ...



Looking to the stars; Man with strong La Grande ties set to begin studying at NASA research center  La Grande Observer

Nearly 10 years have passed since Adam Moreno introduced young people in southeast Paraguay to the basics of computers while on a 27-month Peace Corps ...



REAL PEOPLE: Union High School senior elected as state FFA officer  La Grande Observer

UNION — Wade Rynearson, a senior at Union High School, was elected to the 2017-2018 Oregon Future Farmers of America officer team at the state FFA ...



Prep Roundup: Saturday, Feb. 10 | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

Boys Basketball. Nyssa 57 at Riverside 45. A 24-point third quarter helped the Bulldogs run ahead Saturday night. Wyatt Jensen scored 20 points. Omar Jaquez ...



Uptmor a finalist for La Grande spot  Wallowa County Cheiftain

Wallowa School District Supt. Bret Uptmor is one of five finalists who interviewed Monday evening for the job of La Grande School District superintendent.



Gone, but not forgotten; College football teams honor life of fallen EOU student Hanna Cashell  La Grande Observer

Rob Cashell and his family were surrounded by love in the wake of an accident that took the life of his daughter, Hanna Cashell. “To have the love and supportof ...



La Grande native was on hand to witness ceremony  La Grande Observer

When Justice Neil M. Gorsuch was announced as the Supreme Court's 113th justice, Dr. Chris Mammen wasn't shocked by the news. “(Gorsuch) is one of these ...



'Brokeback Mountain' writers working on movie about Joe Bell, La Grande man who walked the country after gay son died  OregonLive.com

AX161_1412_9.JPG. Joe Bell, trains in March in La Grande for his two-year, 5,000-mile walk across the United States to promote an anti-bullying program in ...



Netflix TV show hits a nerve; Popular television show “13 Reasons Why” explores themes associated with teen suicide and bullying  La Grande Observer

When “13 Reasons Why” was released on Netflix on March 30, it created a whirlwind of conflicting reactions. The show, which heavily incorporates themes ...



Jadin Bell memorial draws hundreds to mourn gay teen who killed himself after complaining of bullying  OregonLive.com

LA GRANDE -- About 300 people attended a memorial *service* Friday for a gay. La Grande High School. teen-ager who died two weeks after hanging himself in ...



Joe Bell: Colorado sheriff reacts to death of La Grande father walking against bullying  OregonLive.com

AX161_1412_9.JPG. Joe Bell, trains in March in La Grande for his two-year, 5,000-mile walk across the United States to promote an anti-bullying program in ...



Elizabeth “Becky” Amelia Solano  Yakima Herald-Republic

Shaw & Sons Funeral Directors. Elizabeth “Becky” Amelia Solano, 71, of Yakima, passed away, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 after a sudden illness. Elizabeth ...



Driven by a lifelong passion;  La Grande Observer

Eddie Woodburn, the head wrestling coach at Bridge Creek High School in southern Oklahoma, doesn't get much shut-eye after his team's competitions, ...



BRIEFLY: Philly Group sells Christmas trees;  La Grande Observer

ELGIN - The Imbler/Elgin Philly Group will be selling Noble and Nordmann fir Christmas trees beginning Friday in the old ISU lot across from Community Bank in ...



Bulldogs basketball teams sweep Tigers | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — A few key late-game plays and a couple of free throws were all it took Monday night as the Nyssa girls basketball team squeaked one out at Ontario ...



Former Eastern Oregon University Star Mark Carollo Named Boy's Basketball Coach at La Grande (Ore.) High School  OregonLive.com

LA GRANDE, Ore. – Former Eastern Oregon University student-athlete, Mark Carollo, has been named the boy's varsity head coach at La Grande High School.



Warrenton teacher, coach is a master of much  Daily Astorian

Teacher, coach, fisher, overseas traveler, singer and guitar player. Lynique Oveson, remarkably, is all of the above.



2018 USTFCCCA High School T&F Coaches of the Year (State-By-State Winners)  U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the state-by-state winners of its fifth annual High ...



Roger Harold Borine  Bend Bulletin

11.27.1950 to 02.21.2017In the early morning hours of February 21, 2017, Roger Harold Borine slipped away peacefully at his home in Bend, Oregon, with his ...



Jadin Bell, bullied gay teen, dies in Portland hospital  OregonLive.com

The 15-year-old La Grande teenager who hanged himself two weeks ago after complaining of bullying died early Sunday afternoon at Doernbecher Children's ...



News org building first statewide database of student athlete concussions  East Oregonian

Since March 2015, Dr. Derek Earl of Hermiston has had 279 area student athletes visit his medical clinic because of a concussion. More than 100 of those ...



All-state basketball 2017: Oregon's top 6A, 5A, 4A high school stars  OregonLive.com

The Class 6A, 5A and 4A all-state selections for the 2016-17 Oregon high school basketball season.



Father of gay teen who committed suicide will walk across U.S. to raise awareness of bullying  The Columbian

LA GRANDE, Ore. -- The father of a gay Oregon teenager who hanged himself is walking across the United States to spread his message against bullying.



Bullied gay teen Jadin Bell dies at OHSU  KATU

The spokesman with the Oregon Health and Science University says 15-year-old Jadin Bell died at the Portland hospital early Sunday afternoon.



School-Based Day Care? Check. Schools Offering Condoms? Not so much.  The Source Weekly

Statewide, school-based health centers provide comprehensive health services for kids—often including contraception. But not at the majority of centers in ...



Super busy | Local News  East Oregonian

When Wendy Phillips, a first grade teacher at McKay Creek Elementary School, asked her students if they were nervous for the first day of school, Chris Fritsch's ...



15-Year-Old Jadin Bell, Targeted By Bullies, Is Dead  Care2.com

On January 19, Jadin Bell, a sophomore in Oregon, went to his local elementary school and tried to commit suicide by hanging himself from playground ...



Robert J. Caldwell, editorial page editor of The Oregonian, dies  OregonLive.com

Caldwell, 63, who grew up in La Grande, had worked at The Oregonian since 1983. He graduated from the University of Oregon and spent all but six months of ...



The sky's the limit: Lady Pros start basketball season  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant Union is returning all of last season's Lady Prospector starters this year, including Hailie Wright, Kaylee Wright, Mariah Moulton, Madi McKrola and Trinity ...



Gay Oregon Teen Jadin Bell Commits Suicide After Enduring Years Of Bullying  Queerty

Another young person has died as a result of anti-gay bullying: Jadin Bell, a 15-year-old sophomore at La Grande High School in La Grande, Oregon, was taken ...



School Exclusion Day . News  OPB News

Starting Wednesday, children who are not up-to-date on their vaccinations can be excluded from Oregon schools unless they have a medical or personal belief ...



Oregon Report Cards: Data But No Ratings  OPB News

Oregon's school report cards don't have overall grades for local schools and districts this year. But there is new information in them. Federal education officials ...



Oregon Has Highest Vaccine Exemption Rate In US  OPB News

Parents whose children aren't fully vaccinated, will start getting letters from the state this week warning about school exclusion day. Some Oregon schools are ...



Colorado Mesa University Swimming and Diving Adds 30 for 2015-16  SwimSwam

Colorado Mesa University head swimming and diving coach Ron Allen announced that 10 women and 20 men have committed to join the Mavericks for the ...



Eastern Oregon University Signs 9 in Men's Basketball Recruiting Class  OregonLive.com

LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University men's basketball team released the 2010-11 recruiting class Tuesday. Mountaineers' head coach Isaac ...



Colorado Mesa University Swimming and Diving Adds 30 for 2015-2016  SwimSwam

Colorado Mesa University head swimming and diving coach Ron Allen announced that 10 women and 20 men have committed to join the Mavericks for the ...



Bullied gay teen who hanged himself, dies after clinging to life for 16 days  LGBTQ Nation

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Jadin Bell, a 15-year-old gay teen who hanged himself two weeks ago after complaining of bullying, died Sunday afternoon at ...



Dallas McKennon  Telegraph.co.uk

Dallas McKennon, who died on July 14 aged 89, was best known for his extensive work over half a century as a character artist for the Walt Disney Studios; his ...



Salem-Keizer schools upset at choir state championships  Statesman Journal

The Salem-Keizer School District has dominated the OSAA Choir State Championships since their inception in 1987. South Salem, West Salem, Sprague and ...



Swimming: Noah Norris leads Huskies to fifth at state  Pamplin Media Group

North Marion senior wins two titles and sets a 4A/3A/2A/1A record at swimming championships, Local Sports, Woodburn local Sports, Breaking Sports alerts for ...



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