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Marijuana grow gets green light from Pendleton Planning Commission
Facility will have three employees, extensive security
Workplace deaths rose in 2016 in Umatilla County and the state
Highway 395 a problem area
Changes ahead for Hermiston Police Department staff


SOFTBALL: Rockets bounce back
Pilot Rock beat Grant Union 8-2 in a non-league game.
BASKETBALL: Andreason follows pipeline to Lane
BASEBALL: Gritz happy to stay home, signs with BMCC
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: 20 Questions with Pendleton’s Payton Hergert


Tai Chi class assists with balance

HERMISTON — Older adults are invited to have fun while reducing the risk and fear of...

Brock inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
Roberts named to honor society
OES awards scholarship


Our view: Tips and kicks

A tip of the hat to Hermiston’s downtown, soon to undergo a massive makeover that we...

Letter: Commissioners need to stop adding taxes to equation
Letter: Scared Pendleton councilors could have done right thing
Letter: Renters, homeowners gouged by Hermiston school bond


Death: James E. Morris

James E. Morris

Arlington Feb. 27, 1932-April 27, 2017

James E. Morris, 85, of...

UPCOMING SERVICES: April 28-29, 2017
Death: Yvonne L. ‘Bonnie’ Phillips
Death: Velda F. Cook


Public safety log for Thursday, April 27, 2017
Speeding and reckless drivers drew complaints, and someone stole a bull
Public safety log for Wednesday, March 25, 2017
MOST WANTED: April 22, 2017
COURTS: April 22, 2017

Capital Bureau

Brown wants to step up state’s debt collection
The state is owed more than $3 billion, but it’s unclear how much of the debt can be...
Joint tax panel starts work next week
Oregon cider business bill progresses
Fires, low timber revenues plague Forestry Department