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Heppner woman seeks help with wheelchair, home
Workman teaches sign language, is mostly independent
Large illegal marijuana stash found after police pursuit
DA confirms officers, victim in recent Pendleton shooting
Pendleton City Council passes on prayer, will add the pledge


FOOTBALL: Bulldogs, Buckaroos earn all-state recognition
Five Hermiston Bulldogs and four Pendleton Buckaroos earned 5A all-state selections on Wednesday.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Second-half slump cripples Bulldogs on the road
BOYS BASKETBALL: Dawgs drop first home game to Cleveland
PREP ROUNDUP: Nixyaawii boys outlast Pilot Rock


Days Gone By: Dec. 14, 2017
This day in local history for December 14.
Umatilla County Cultural Coalition seeks grant applicants
Program seeks nominations for poet laureate
Desert Arts seeks youth dancers


Our view: Katz was an Oregon pioneer

Oregonians always knew where Vera Katz stood. There was nothing wishy-washy about...

Other views: Craft beverage industry critical to Oregon
Letter: NORCOR stories a reminder of need to protect children
York: Former top spy rethinks attacks on new president


Death: Mary Kennison

Mary Kennison

Salem Dec. 11, 2017

Former Wallowa County resident Mary Kennison, 90,...

UPCOMING SERVICES: Dec. 14-15, 2017
Steven M. Shockman
Death: Howard Russell Christensen


AIR QUALITY: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

For the last 24 hours, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was 54 (MODERATE), with a particulate reading...

Public safety log for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
AIR QUALITY: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017
Public safety log for Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Capital Bureau

Richardson reopens comment on initiative
The proposed rule change would allow more initiatives to make the statewide ballot.
Measure 101 supporters, opponents clash in debate
Oregon AG: Delay vote on net neutrality
Carols at the Capitol: ‘It restores my faith in the future’