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Flagger killed on Highway 11, driver arrested trying to flee
Milton-Freewater man charged with manslaughter, DUII after crash
Pendleton family alleges officer beat and injured teen
Three adults, five children killed in Harney County crash
Preservation of Hermiston’s limited historic buildings can be a struggle


Hermiston junior golfer headed to Salem championship
Colby Lerten will take his all-star golfing skills to Salem
Chase Brooks rides to win in saddle bronc to close out Farm-City Pro Rodeo
Heppner’s Knowles headlines Friday’s Farm-City Pro Rodeo performance
Rodeo plays a major part in Minor’s family


Days Gone By: Aug. 15, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Aug. 15, 1918

Seven years ago George...

Community Days-Reunion Weekend kicks off in Pilot Rock
Library program sparks creativity with kids
Town halls to discuss Irrigon facilities


York | With Mueller, like Starr, beware wishful thinking

In Washington in the 1990s, it was a sure bet that whenever conservative journalists and...

When ads attack
Letter | Vote for Walden, support Trump
Merkley | Constitution is for the people, not the powerful


Death: Homer Watts Peterson

Homer Watts Peterson

Helix Aug. 11, 1938 - Aug. 14, 2018

Homer Watts Peterson, 80,...

UPCOMING SERVICES: Aug. 16-17, 2018
Death: Douglas B. ‘Doug’ Monahan
Death: Betty Lou Dirkes


Public safety log for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018
Prowlers may have tried to take a horse, and a citizen reported seeing a possible drug deal
Public safety log for Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018
Public safety log for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018
MOST WANTED: Aug. 11, 2018

Capital Bureau

First state-funded fast-track housing opens in Salem
Cornerstone Apartments, a 180-unit rent-capped development, is the first of 1,700 units statewide...
Buehler announces plan to end homelessness
Treatment center offers care for mentally ill inmates
Democrats criticize rule change for home health workers