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Armchair Books says ‘the end’ after 34 years

Armchair Books isn’t the first small, beloved bookstore to close in the wake of e-books,...

BMCC Precision Irrigated Agriculture Center breaks ground
Hermiston taxi company out of service
Women and girls tell stories, give input during ‘Listen to Her’


PREP ROUNDUP: Buckaroo golfers finish regular season slate.
Pendleton girls golf was ninth at the state preview on Thursday.
ATHLETE OF WEEK: Twenty questions with Mac-Hi’s Micha Fortune
BASEBALL: Bucks, Dawgs put momentum to test
BASKETBALL: Ramirez makes painful decision


Days Gone By: April 29, 2016
This day in local history for April 29.
Hermiston Handbell choir works in concert
Trinity Lutheran celebrates 75 years
National Day of Prayer planned in Pendleton


Our view: Tips and kicks

A tip of the hat to Happy Canyon, which nabbed the Oregon Heritage Tourism Award at the...

Brooks: Getting to zero
LETTER: Compromise needed to decide fate of forst roads
Our view: Oregon kinda, sorta matters


UPCOMING SERVICES: April 29-30, 2016


ALVARADO, CESAR — Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady...

Douglas Glen Ankney Jr.
Marcella C. Cate
Death: Margaret J. McMunn


AIR QUALITY: Friday, April 29, 2016

For the last 24 hours, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was 31 (GOOD), with a particulate reading of...

AIR QUALITY: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Public safety log for Thursday, April 28, 2016
Public safety log for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Capital Bureau

Grocers drop liquor privatization to fight gross receipts tax
A grocer coalition has withdrawn an initiative to privatize liquor sales in Oregon in order to...
Brown abruptly fires Republican lottery director
Bill would help state find debtors’ bank accounts
Business quiet on minimum wage rules