Talk:La Grande, Oregon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Oregon (Rated C-class, High-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Oregon, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the U.S. state of Oregon on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 High  This article has been rated as High-importance on the project's importance scale.
 
The current collaborations of the month are Malcolm A. Moody & List of parks in Portland, Oregon.
WikiProject Cities (Rated C-class)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Cities, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of cities, towns and various other settlements on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 ???  This article has not yet received a rating on the project's importance scale.
 

ID of photo in infobox[edit]

OK, the mountains in the photo are not, as a recent anon edit asserted, the Cascade Range--it's a long way away. But it did get me wondering. Is it possible these are the Blue Mountains and not the Wallowa Mountains? I don't know the area, so I don't know in what direction the photo was taken. The user who took the photo only made three edits, so likely won't respond to a query. Not that I don't trust that user, but anybody know for sure? Katr67 (talk) 23:46, 7 May 2009 (UTC)

I'm not intimately familiar with La Grande, but have passed through a few times. It looks like the photo was taken from somewhere around 45°19′22″N 118°06′26″W / 45.32276°N 118.10734°W / 45.32276; -118.10734 facing due east. —EncMstr (talk) 22:42, 11 May 2009 (UTC)
I live in La Grande. Those are definitely the Wallowa Mountains, they are on the east side of the valley. The Blue Mountains are to the west, though the Wallowa Mountains are sometimes considered a subrange of the the Blues (see the article). Also, several anonymous editors (or the same one at several different locations) have insisted that this is a picture of the "Eagle Caps", but this is inaccurate. The Eagle Cap Wilderness is the group of snow capped mountains on the left (north) of the picture, but are only a part of the picture and of the Wallowa Mountains. The Grand Rans (talk) 02:43, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
Sorry, I think I kind of missed the point the first time around. Yes, that picture is definitely facing east. It is taken from the west side of the valley (the side La Grande is on). It is taken from a high elevation from a point on the foothills (so to speak) of the Blue Mountains, probably somewhere a little south (and higher up) from Morgan Lake Road and Mill Creek (there are a lot of Mill Creeks in the Grande Ronde Valley, you basically have to guess from the context which one is being referred to). The Grand Rans (talk) 03:05, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

External links modified[edit]

Hello fellow Wikipedians,

I have just modified 6 external links on La Grande, Oregon. Please take a moment to review my edit. If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. I made the following changes:

When you have finished reviewing my changes, you may follow the instructions on the template below to fix any issues with the URLs.

You may set the |checked=, on this template, to true or failed to let other editors know you reviewed the change. If you find any errors, please use the tools below to fix them or call an editor by setting |needhelp= to your help request.

  • If you have discovered URLs which were erroneously considered dead by the bot, you can report them with this tool.
  • If you found an error with any archives or the URLs themselves, you can fix them with this tool.

If you are unable to use these tools, you may set |needhelp=<your help request> on this template to request help from an experienced user. Please include details about your problem, to help other editors.

Cheers.—InternetArchiveBot (Report bug) 00:48, 10 May 2017 (UTC)