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Pendleton schools stuck on snow days scheme
Pendleton schools down more than six days due to winter storms
HART bus saves residents from long walks in the snow
Teachers selected from each Hermiston school
Stanfield mint grower aces yield contests for corn, wheat


PREP BASKETBALL: Riverside girls, Umatilla boys earn league wins
Recaps from Riverside-Umatilla girls and boys basketball games on Tuesday.
SWIMMING: Bucks, Dawgs tie for win
SCOREBOARD: January 17, 2017
WRESTLING: Bulldogs win Oregon Classic


Weather forces school closures, meeting changes

Inclement weather has once again resulted in cancellations or postponements of school days and...

Days Gone By: Jan. 18, 2017
Third Thursday dining benefits PAWS
Winter Reading Program offers prizes


Our view: Owyhee Canyonlands monument plan shelved?
Congress, the affected states and local residents should have more say over national monument...
Letter: Wolves have to eat, too
Brooks: The lord of misrule
Other views: Trump’s cabinet must be properly vetted


Donald B. Madsen
La Grande
March 7, 1930-January 15, 2017
Lloyd Gale McNary
UPCOMING SERVICES: Jan. 18-19, 2017
Death: Billie Lee Earlley


AIR QUALITY: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

For the last 24 hours, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was 70 (MODERATE) with a particulate level...

AIR QUALITY: Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
COURTS: Jan. 14, 2017
MOST WANTED: Jan. 14, 2017

Capital Bureau

Resolution would make Oregon tartan an official state symbol
The tartan has already been recognized by the Scottish Register of Tartans.
Commission chair seeks greater oversight of ODOT
Pro-immigration marchers rally against Trump
State bans weapons in the workplace