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LA GRANDE — From a distance, the tall three-sided shed in eastern La Grande almost appears to house a small mountain of faceless snow, which is ironic. It actually is filled with what some call “highway heat.”

The structure is one of the Oregon Department of Transportation’s rock salt sheds, which are again serving the agency as it begins its sixth winter of using rock salt to reduce ice on interstates in Northeastern Oregon.

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