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Fire crews take out Athena blaze

Local firefighters battled a building fire on Saturday in Athena for hours.

The East...

Family of electricians shares high voltage career
Coalition nears clean slate with Rivoli interior
Icy roads and error contribute to local crashes


St. Paul tops Wallowa in 1A semifinals
St. Paul Buckaroos dominate Wallowa Cougars for a trip to the 1A finals
Rainier remains undefeated after Saturday’s semifinals vs. Vale
Prep football | Thurston knocks off Pendleton in semifinals
Blue Mountain falls to Lower Columbia in day two of NWAC tournament


Newman graduates from Pacific University

FOREST GROVE — Sarah Newman of Hermiston graduated from Pacific University with a...

OUT OF THE VAULT: WWI armistice announced before Germany’s surrender
Lions club plants trees
PHS culinary arts program wrangles in support


Letter | Voting is your chance to be heard

A short while ago, a young man asked me if I thought it was important to vote. I said yes, as it...

Letter | Pardon a turkey, eat vegetarian this Thanksgiving
Letter | A balanced view would be better coverage
Our view | Tip of the hat, kick in the pants


Death: Thomas A. ‘Tom’ Johns Ed.D.

Thomas A. ‘Tom’ Johns Ed.D.

Sacramento, Calif. December 6, 1936 - October...

Death: James E. Murry
UPCOMING SERVICES: Nov. 20-21, 2018
Mary Elaine Moss


Public safety log for Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
Prowlers kept getting away, someone stole a $4,000 bicycle, and a Hermiston man landed in jail on...
MOST WANTED: Nov. 17, 2018
COURTS: Nov. 17, 2018
BIRTHS: Nov. 17, 2018

Capital Bureau

Oregon governor stops bid to raise alcohol taxes
The Oregon Health Authority wanted to boost taxes on beer and wine, in part to push down...
Sources: Richardson’s tumor is aggressive, fatal cancer
State launches probe after box of ballots surfaces
State expects $1 billion extra in treasury this cycle