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Hermiston Holiday Inn Express open for business
Hermiston's new Holiday Inn Express is open for business.
Pendleton defense attorney appointed to municipal bench
City expands woodstove replacement program beyond city limits
Pendleton council keeps staircase closed while staff looks at grants


SCOREBOARD: Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
Upcoming local slate plus scores, standings, and upcoming games from college and professional...
BOYS SOCCER: Hermiston’s Freddy Rodriguez garners all-state honor
SCOREBOARD: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bulldog boys remain unbeaten


Days Gone By: Dec. 8, 2016
This day in local history for December 8.
Boardman offers double the holiday fun
Children’s museum to raffle doll house
WW.Friends meet for fun, fellowship


Our view: Pendleton voters must demand city allows pot shops

The majority of Pendleton voters that went to the polls in November supported the operation and...

YORK: Senate Democrats plan to ‘Ashcroft’ their good friend Jeff Sessions
Friedman: Say what, Al, Ivanka and Donald?
Our view: The Petticoat Revolution and Donald Trump


Death: Donovan Lee Shroyer

Donovan Lee Shroyer

Athena March 31, 1945-Dec. 6, 2016

Donovan Lee Shroyer, 71, of...

Darrell Otis ‘D.O.’ Smith
Death: Kenneth L. Costin


Public safety log for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

3:00 a.m. - A man driving south on North Columbia Street, Milton-Freewater, lost traction on his...

AIR QUALITY: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
Public safety log for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
AIR QUALITY: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Capital Bureau

State Lands staff finds ambiguity in Elliott proposal
The Oregon Department of State Lands has found some issues with a proposal submitted for the...
Audit: Agency shortcomings put affordable housing inventory at risk
Business leaders offer tax hike support for PERS reform
Brown proposes cuts, tax hikes in 2017-19 budget