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Community Bank accepts donations for charities

The annual holiday Charity Drive for local nonprofit organizations is underway at each branch of...

Hermiston woman turns 100
Hermiston man arrested for alleged sex abuse
Truss removal on Eighth Street Bridge delayed


Pendleton cheer camp now open for registration

The Pendleton High School cheerleading squad will host their annual cheer camp on Saturday, Dec.

BMCC athletes honored for their academic and athletic excellence
BMCC opens NWAC tournament with Chemeketa loss, Skagit Valley win
A look back at the 1977 Buckaroos Glory days


Lions club plants trees

The Riverfront Plaza in Pendleton recently got a little brighter — as six sunburst...

PHS culinary arts program wrangles in support
Agreement celebrated with circle dance
A toast to ‘Bread’ concert organizer


Letter | Voting is your chance to be heard

A short while ago, a young man asked me if I thought it was important to vote. I said yes, as it...

Letter | Pardon a turkey, eat vegetarian this Thanksgiving
Letter | A balanced view would be better coverage
Our view | Tip of the hat, kick in the pants


Leah Joan Conner
June 29, 1932 - November 15, 2018
UPCOMING SERVICES: Nov. 17-20, 2018
Death: Betty Jo Suttle
Death: Howard Harold Anglin


Public safety log for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018
Hermiston neighbors may need police intervention, and drivers had bad run-ins with deer
Public safety log for Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
Public safety log for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
Public safety log for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Capital Bureau

Oregon governor stops bid to raise alcohol taxes
The Oregon Health Authority wanted to boost taxes on beer and wine, in part to push down...
Sources: Richardson’s tumor is aggressive, fatal cancer
State launches probe after box of ballots surfaces
State expects $1 billion extra in treasury this cycle