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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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Former La Grande High student faked gun, bulletproof vest to 'impress friends'  YakTriNews KAPP-KVEW

A scare for those attending a La Grande High School football game. Authorities got a report about a man, possibly a former student, allegedly wearing a ...



La Grande celebrates the Trail Blazers;  La Grande Observer

The baritone voice of Kevin Calabro, the Portland Trail Blazers' television play-by-play announcer, which resonates even when he's speaking softly, was filled ...



Former Oregon high school players competing in Division 1 college football  OregonLive

A list of all the former Oregon high school football stars playing college football at the Division 1 FBS level in 2019.



Volleyball | Bucks outlast Tigers in five | Local  East Oregonian

LA GRANDE — The Pendleton Buckaroos found another gear when they needed it, and grinded out a five-set marathon match in La Grande.



Football | Bucks, Tigers to clash in the mountains  East Oregonian

LA GRANDE — The last time the Bucks and Tigers met, it was on Pendleton's football field, where the Bucks made off with the win.



Tigers show grit in winning Cashell Memorial Tournament;  La Grande Observer

For the second year in a row, the La Grande Tigers claimed the championship at the Hanna Cashell Memorial Tournament. The Tigers went undefeated in pool ...



Virgil Lewis Choate, long-time FFA teacher, banker and ag advocate, dies at 84  Capital Press

Virgil Lewis Choate, a long-time FFA teacher, banker and agriculture advocate in The Dalles, Ore., passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 14, 2019, after a ...



Obituary: Virgil Choate | Obituaries  Hood River News

Virgil Lewis Choate, born March 5, 1935, in La Grande, Ore. to Virgil Albert Choate and Louise Wetzel Choate, passed away peacefully at home after a short ...



LHS students need help raising money for state competition;  La Grande Observer

Sixteen La Grande High School students are heading to state after winning the Oregon Mock Trial regional competition for the first time since the team was ...



La Grande School District enrollment steady;  La Grande Observer

The La Grande School District's enrollment picture appears stable seven weeks into the 2017-18 school year. The district now has about 2350 students, the ...



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 ...



OBITUARIES: June 14, 2019;  La Grande Observer

Walter R. Olp La Grande 1927-2019 Walter Ralph Olp, 91, of La Grande, died June 6 at his residence. A funeral *service* will be held at 2 p.m. June 21 at the La ...



Forty years of dancing;  La Grande Observer

Beckie's Studio of Dance, 110 Depot St. in La Grande, founded by professional Portland dancer Beckie Thompson-Hendrickson, is celebrating its 40th ...



OBITUARIES: May 20, 2019;  La Grande Observer

Michael “Todd” Silva October 29, 1967 - May 6, 2019 Michael “Todd” Silva, born October 29, 1967 at St. Joseph Hospital in La Grande, Oregon, son of Toni ...



OBTIS: March 13, 2019;  La Grande Observer

Jeri L. Gilliland La Grande Jeri L. Gilliland, 62, of La Grande, died March 12. An obituary is forthcoming. Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory will be handling ...



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 ...



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 ...



OBITUARIES: May 13, 2019;  La Grande Observer

December 16, 1947 - May 1, 2019. Teddy “Ted” Delmer Atkinson, 71, of La Grande, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at his residence. A celebration of ...



Baseball and softball fields get an upgrade; City, schools, volunteers team up to improve Pioneer Park fields  La Grande Observer

The community of Union County is stepping up to the plate in a big way for the Optimist and Sam Marcum baseball and softball fields at Pioneer Park. The City of ...



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 ...



OBITUARIES: June 19, 2019;  La Grande Observer

Theresia Schlossarek December 13, 1930 - May 19, 2019 Theresia Schlossarek 88, of Spanaway Washington and formally of La Grande Oregon passed away ...



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 ...



OBITUARIES: August 9, 2019;  La Grande Observer

Nancy A. (Eckley) Shoopman Wallowa County 1933-2019 Nancy Anita Shoopman, 86, died Aug. 6 near Enterprise. A private celebration of life will be held by ...



OBITS: April 1, 2019;  La Grande Observer

Keith G. Hescock Summerville 1939-2019 Keith Glenn Hescock, 80, of Summerville, died March 27 of natural causes. A celebration of his life will be held at 5 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Banks High School wrestler JJ Ellis wins individual state wrestling championship  Banks Post

Banks High School senior wrestler JJ Ellis won the Oregon 4A 220-pound state championship at Portland's Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 23.



Sue Ellen (Hindman) Wirth | Obituaries  Ontario Argus Observer

Sue Ellen (Hindman) Wirth. Jan. 19, 1942 - July 4, 2019. DURKEE, OREGON. Sue Ellen (Hindman) Wirth, 77, of Durkee, Oregon, passed away Thursday, July 4, ...



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 ...



Q: Was there ever a rash of UFO sightings in Northeast Oregon? A: Yes, in the late 1940s.;  La Grande Observer

Sightings of flying saucers were reported in Union, Baker and Umatilla counties on June 26 and 29 of 1947. A story in the June 27, 1947, edition of The Observer ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Friends are mystified about why Jadin Bell, a popular student at La Grande High School who was openly gay, would have tried to kill himself. But he had ...



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 ...



Obit: Gail L. Horning | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Hermiston. October 6, 1950 — June 9, 2019. Gail L. Horning was born on October 6, 1950, in La Grande, Oregon, to parents Harold and Lillian Young Herrmann ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mac-Hi strong on Baker track | Mcloughlin High School | union-bulletin.com  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

BAKER, Ore. — The McLoughlin High School track team traveled to Baker City for the Baker Invitational on Friday.



'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.



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 ...



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 ...



Obit: Jojuan Lyn Cedergreen | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Pilot Rock. February 9, 1952 — July 31, 2019. Jojuan Lyn Cedergreen was born February 9, 1952, in Enid, Oklahoma, to George and June Tussing. Her father ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Meek will leave George Fox for Pilots job  Pamplin Media Group

Meek will leave George Fox for Pilots job, Local Sports, Newberg local Sports, Breaking Sports alerts for Newberg city.



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

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



Eastern Oregon Men's Wrestling Brings in Recruiting Class of 13  Victory Sports Network

The Eastern Oregon men's wrestling team has added 13 student-athletes for the 2018-19 season, head coach Dustyn Azure announced.



BRIEFLY: IMESD Board meets in Pendleton;  La Grande Observer

PENDLETON - The Board of Directors of the InterMountain Education *Service* District will meet for a regular board meeting at5 p.m. today at IMESD, ...



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.



PHOTOS: Local Oregon, SW Washington athletes sign with colleges on National Signing Day  OregonLive.com

Stars from Oregon and Southwest Washington sign to continue their athletic careers at the next level.



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.



Houston's final stretch lifts Ontario over Fruitland | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — The final chapter of the Avengers movies wasn't the only highly-anticipated event to meet expectations this weekend.



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 ...



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 ...



Bullied gay teen Jadin Bell: 'You are needed by the world,' mourner says  OregonLive.com

Family and friends wheel the flower-draped casket of 15-year-old Jadin Bell to a waiting funeral vehicle Friday morning after a memorial *service*. Comment.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Incumbent East Valley School Board member challenged by man with minor criminal record  The Spokesman-Review

Incumbent East Valley School Board member Justin Voelker says his experience on the board, as a hospital executive and as a parent makes him the best ...



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.



Walking across America: Why Oregon's Joe Bell and others set off  OregonLive.com

Oregon's Joe Bell, who started walking after his gay son committed suicide, said: "It was either lie in bed like I was and die, or fight back." Bell died after he was ...



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 ...



Q & A: Parting words from Sheriff Byron Trapp on the eve of his retirement  The Register-Guard

Lane County Sheriff Byron Trapp is retiring from his position after four years at the helm of the agency.Trapp's last day as sheriff is April 16. The Register-Guard ...



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 ...



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 ...



Four students defend titles at OSAA solo music contest  The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Four students successfully defended state titles they won last year Saturday at the 2007 OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires Solo Music State Championships at ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 2015-2016  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 Dies Two Weeks After Suicide Attempt  The Inquisitr

Jadin Bell, a 15-year-old gay student, has died after being taken off of life support following a suicide attempt. Bell hanged himself on a playground structure at ...



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 ...



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 ...



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