Category: Local News

DUII crash near fairgrounds in La Grande

On July 29, 2019 at 02:41am Officers from the La Grande Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash on North Second Street, on top of the Interstate 84 overpass, near the Union County Fairgrounds. At the scene of the crash the officers found a 1997 Ford F150 pickup...

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Police investigating armed robbery in La Grande

According to La Grande Police, on July 25, 2019 at approximately 11:10PM, a La Grande resident reported that she had been robbed by three unknown masked suspects inside of her home in the 600 block of 16th Street. The victim reported that she was inside her home when the three...

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First case of West Nile virus in horse reported in Union County

West Nile virus, a disease spread by mosquitoes, has been detected in a horse in Union County, according to Oregon Public Health Division officials. The horse in Cove is the first to test positive for the disease in Oregon in 2019. Health officials are advising people in Union...

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FCC implements RAY BAUM’S Act to combat robocalls

RAY BAUM’s ACT, named after La Grande native, reauthorized the FCC for first time in 28 years, in an effort to curb malicious robocalls. Today, Representative Greg Walden released the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a plan to...

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Last original Oregon Air National Guardsman has passed

The 142nd Fighter Wing is deeply saddened by the loss of Fred Parish, the last remaining original member of the Oregon Air National Guard, who passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 in La Grande, Oregon. Tech. Sgt. Fred Parish enlisted into the newly formed 123rd Observation...

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Father and son plead guilty to illegal hunting activities

On June 10, 2019 Kyle and Richard “Rick” Bowen, both of La Grande, plead guilty in Union County Circuit Court to charges involving illegal hunting activities in the Mt. Emily unit. An investigation conducted by the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division in...

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Missing La Grande boy found in Portland

On 6/25/19 at approximately 1:30 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a citizen regarding the whereabouts of Wendy and Jackson Cox. Jackson was reported as a missing child from the La Grande area on 6/23/19 at approximately 8:30 PM. Deputies and officers initially...

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