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The Elgin Times, Elgin, Oregon, 97827

 
Native Oregonian become Elgin newest chief of police
08/25/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- Kevin Lynch has been on the job, as Elgin Chief of Police, for a month now, and has enjoyed the many people of Elgin who have stopped in and welcomed him to town. ... View

 
Car galore at D & R Auto Group
08/25/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- D & R Auto Group has come to Elgin and they are planning on staying for a very long time.... View

 
Elgin School Board passes drug policy
08/25/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- The Elgin School Board of Directors has quite optimistically adopted a drug testing policy in which all students, grades 6-12, participating in school-related extracurricular activities will be required to be tested, through urine analysis, for illegal substances. Alcohol testing will not be includ... View

 
Police officer fatally shoots Summerville Man
08/25/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- Shortly after midnight on August 17, 2006, the Union County Sheriff?s Office, the Oregon State Police and the Elgin Police Department responded to a report of a subject, identified as Mark A. Harrell, threatening to kill himself in his mother?s residence on Bean Coffin Lane in Summerville.... View

 
New Art in Elgin
08/11/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- Open for nearly six weeks, Gene Hayes says that the gallery has been very well received by the community. According to his wife, Eunice Hayes, several businesses brought by potted plants during their grand opening, which made them feel very warmly welcomed. ... View

 
Cowboy mounted shooters are making their way to the Grand American Shoot in Elgin
08/11/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- The Powder River Pistoleros, cowboy mounted shooters, will be hosting a second annual Grand American Shoot, which will be held at the Elgin Stampede Grounds August 18 through the 20. ... View

 
Long walks on the beach
11/03/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- Our friend, Derek is looking for a woman on the Internet. Evidently it?s a sort of fill in the blanks and he has some fun saying he is earning $150,000 per year and seeing how many responses he gets compared to when he says he earns $25,000 per year. ... View

 
Zipper
11/17/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-

I am a bus driver, just a bus driver and as such there are a good many people who think I am not too bright. I know it and it does not bother me. It used to, but not now. There are those passengers who have open disdain for me and I think it is darling.

He was standing on the corner... View


 
The best Halloween treat of all
10/20/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- I?d gone to the store and bought $15 worth of candy and a plastic pumpkin. I dressed as a cat with painted on whiskers, a black nose, some pointy ears and a black turtle neck sweater. My sweetheart came along the route to pass out the Halloween goodies. ... View

 
Kicked From the Nest
08/25/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- Near our house on an early spring morning, Yoda, our 10-lb terrier mix, crawled under an evergreen with low branches. She schooched down on her front legs, wagging her back side, came out and looked up at me, a hard look, right in the eye and went back under. I hunkered down and followed her. I tho... View

 
Behind every red light there's a green
08/11/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- One of my regular customers was waiting with his shoulders hunched against the cold rain. He tossed his cigarette down as I pulled up to the curb. If he got that front tooth fixed and stopped smoking, he?d be OK, I considered.... View

 
Water and sewer rates are set to increase August 1
07/28/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)- The Elgin City Council voted to increase both the water and the sewer rates at the July 11 meeting. ... View

 
Reminiscence of an earlier time
07/14/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-         Seventy years ago Alta (Parsons-Bennett) Hunt graduated from Elgin High School. The year was 1936.... View

 
Rodeo photographers make their debut at the Elgin Stampede
07/14/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-         Beth Rossos and Sarah Rosses can remember their dad competing in rodeos. ... View

 
Kyler Braseth - Bull rider
07/14/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-        ?I started getting on steers out at Jim Deal?s place in Imbler when I was about 12. I?d help run the chutes too,? said Braseth. ... View

 
Deer within the city limits may not be such a problem this winter
07/14/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-     According to Leonard Erickson, an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Biologist from La Grande, the ODFW has tried several tactics over the past few years to try and control Elgin?s deer population.... View

 
Stabbing victim is in stable condition
07/14/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-         Friday evening at approximately 9:45 p.m. more than a dozen officers, from three different agencies, converged on the Highland View Apartments after receiving a disturbance call. ... View

 
Genevie Long Wells will be the 2006 Grand Marshall of the Elgin Stampede
06/28/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-         Genevie Long Wells grew up on a 1,500 acre ranch just outside of Elgin and by the time she was six months old, her dad already had her on a horse. She was in his lap of course, but from that moment on she was destined to be a cowgirl. ... View

Local artists showcase their talents at Art Rocks - 2006  
Local artists showcase their talents at Art Rocks - 2006
06/28/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-

    Local artists were able to display their works of art at Art Rocks ? 2006, which was held at the Elgin Opera House during Elgin?s Riverfest.

    According to Pat Knight, Art Rocks organizer, there were well over 100 pieces of artwork on dis... View


 
Elgin Police Department prepares for the 60th Annual Elgin Stampede
06/28/2006

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Elgin, Oregon (STPNS)-         The Elgin City Council agreed to contract with the Wallowa Police Department to trade officers during two busy weekends. ... View