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Healing with horse power

Ashley Haapla started out as a skeptic of therapeutic horseback riding.

The Pendleton...

Wiener dog winner has another boom year
Hermiston man charged with assault; kidnap charge dropped
Hermiston Mother’s Day shooter gets 6-plus years


ALL-EO BASEBALL: Grogan caps exceptional career
Presenting the 2017 all-area baseball team led by Player of the Year Dylan Grogan of Stanfield.
ALL-EO SOFTBALL: Richards thrives on competition
BLOOMIN’ BLUES: Seldom-seen collomia a cluster of small flowers
BLOOMIN’ BLUES: What a time for wildflowers


George Fox honors local grads, honor students

NEWBERG — George Fox University recently celebrated its spring commencement exercises,...

Fragrant festival raises money for Agape House, Martha’s House
OUT OF THE VAULT: Class project recreates Great Wall
Student readers ‘slime’ principal


Our view: Early results in city’s cannabis experiment

Marijuana has been legal for adults to ingest and possess in Oregon for two years, and in...

Letter: Criticism comes with the territory
Letter: Pendleton fire bond rate was as advertised
Murdock: A beautiful mess


Death: David Lazinka

David Lazinka

Pilot Rock March 2, 1965-June 22, 2017

David Lazinka, 52, of Pilot...

Death: Nicholas L. ‘Nick’ Phillips
Death: David Lazinka
Death: Nicholas L. “Nick” Phillips


COURTS: June 24, 2017


Pendleton — The following sentences have been imposed in Umatilla County...

BIRTHS: June 24, 2017
Public safety log for Saturday, June 24, 2017
Most wanted: June 24, 2017

Capital Bureau

Oregon House advances controversial revenue bill
The measure makes it harder for owners of certain businesses to qualify for a tax break passed as...
Judge reverses key ruling in $1.4 billion timber class action
Brown: Tax package failure could pave way for transportation bill
Democrats give up on new biz taxes this session