Category: From The Supertalk News Room

New Teachers And Staff Planned For La Grande Schools

The La Grande School District may soon expand its teaching and education staff. The district’s proposed 2018-19 budget calls for it to add a total of about eight positions, including new teaching positions. The positions would be added as part of a proposed $23.6 million...

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Wind Farm Discussion This Afternoon In La Grande

Union County is considering possible improvements to a guide for siting decisions for wind farms, and the Union County Commissioners will be taking public comment on it. To help people understand Article 52 a little better, and enable them to give their opinions if they choose,...

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La Grande To Take Up Pot Vote Again In November

Here we go again… Coming up in this November’s election, voters will get another chance at legalizing the sale of recreational marijuana. Last night, La Grange City Council members heard from both sides of the issue, as folks argued the benefits and perils...

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American Legion Donation Benefits Joseph Non-Profit

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 43 of La Grande recently presented more than $4,000 to Divide Camp… a nonprofit in Joseph dedicated to serving veterans wound in combat. The money will be used to complete an outdoor kitchen. Right now they have to carry all of their kitchen...

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Lots Of Easter Egg Hunts Planned In Our Area This Week

La Grande Sunrise Rotary Club’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held from 10 to 11AM on Saturday in Riverside Park.The Easter Bunny is scheduled to arrive at 9:45, and he will be available for photos. Grande Ronde Retirement plans an Easter Egg Hunt and Hot Dog Feed on Friday...

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AARP Kicking Off Oregon Tour

A-A-R-P is kicking off a listening tour across Oregon to hear what people love about their communities and would make them more age-friendly. Eric Tegethoff (TEG-it-off) has more…...

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La Grande Police Make Arrest On Sex Charges

A man has been arrested by La Grande police on sex charges. 36 year old Albert Johnson is behind bars, and being held on $100,000 bail following his arrest on charges of first-degree online sexual corruption of a child, second-degree encouraging child sex abuse, luring a minor,...

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La Grande Talks Medical Marijuana

Discussion centered around legalizing recreational marijuana dispensaries in La Grande during the meeting Monday evening of La Grande City Council. City leaders learned that there is the potential for up to 8 dispensaries in the city based on zoning requirements. No decisions...

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Elgin School Board Sets Agenda

School district policies will be one of the topics discussed tonight, when the Elgin School Board meets at 6, in room 15 of Stella Mayfield School. Also planned is a work session to discuss board goals and a regular session, which will begin at 7.

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Farm Animals Eyed In La Grande

Farm animals are a subject of concern in La Grande now. People living in the Hillside Development Residential and Rural Residental zones can already have horses, cows, goats, sheep, and poultry if they own enough property. Now city council is considering an amendment that would...

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Union Names New Administrator

A former Wyoming city administrator is taking over the position of City Administrator for the City of Union. Doug Wiggins became the City of Union’s new city administrator Monday, after city council ratified a two-year contract that will pay Wiggins about $65,000 a year....

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