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Hermiston watermelon giveaway back in Portland
Hermiston officials headed to Portland Thursday to ressurect an old tradition.
New historical marker to be dedicated next week
Craft brewer started with root beer
Attempted kidnapping puts police on alert


GOLF: Bomar wins playoff for title
Billy Bomar won a three-way playoff for the Senior Oregon Open Invitational championship at...
SCOREBOARD: Friday, July 31, 2015
BASEBALL: D-Jaxx keep focus, stay on roll
Jude Schimmel brings inspiring message to reservation


Girl Scouts gauge interest in Morrow County

BOARDMAN — Girls and volunteers interested in getting involved in Girl Scouts in the...

History channel seeks ‘pickers’
Dakota Brown Band performs during festival weekend
SMART rides away with donation


Our view: Tip of the hat and kick in the pants

A kick in the pants to the city of Hermiston and its onerous regulation of...

Other views: Employers not yet on board with letting their employees smoke pot
Letter: Nonpartisan primaries a way to beat the two-party system
Kristof: Why the naysayers are wrong about the Iran deal


Death: Lynette Joy Park

Lynette Joy Park


April 16, 1944-July 31, 2015

Lynette Joy Park, 71,...

Death: Ronald Elmonte Thompson
Death: Patricia J. ‘Pat’ Wahner


Public safety log: Thursday, July 30
Catch up on what happened with local police Friday through Monday, including what not to do in the...
Public safety log: July 29, 2015
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Public safety log: Tuesday, July 28

Capital Bureau

PERS board to begin process to set contribution rates
The Oregon Public Employee Retirement System board on Friday will begin the process to determine...
Oregon adjutant general promoted, reassigned
Publishers, broadcasters cautious about pot advertising
Secretary of State probing energy tax credit sales