La Grande Observer
The Observer, established in 1896, is a newspaper that serves Union and Wallowa counties in the U.S. state of Oregon. Its headquarters are in La Grande, the county seat of Union County. The Observer circulates Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons to more than 11,000 people. It is owned by the Bend-based Western Communications, a family-owned company that also owns newspapers in Baker City, Brookings, and Redmond, and in Crescent City and Sonora, California.