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Pendleton-based Future Farm’s funding fizzles out

- Pendleton's economic development director says agricultural drone project still a success

Boutique gets four-year extension for Pendleton air service

- San Francisco company touts significant increase in passengers

DEQ issues air quality advisory for Pendleton

- DEQ rates Pendleton as having worst air quality in the state Tuesday afternoon

Sister City visitors find much to like about Pendleton

- Minamisoma contigent learns about the history of the Round-Up

Walden declines to commit on debates

- Spokesman says ten-term congressman is focused on District 2 issues

Wildfire closes Harris Park, forces short-term evacuations

- About 100 homes evacuated near Milton-Freewater, people allowed to return later in the day

Wheeler County commissioner faces recall election

- If recall effort successful, it would be the second member of the Wheeler County Court recalled in three years

Pendleton councilor proposes strong action to make city budget sustainable

- Fairley says city can't afford to continue to "kick can down the road"

McLeod-Skinner challenges Walden to Eastern Oregon debate

- Gubernatorial debates will likely skip the region

Irrigon gets a taste of music at Watermelon Festival

- Musical acts include lipsyncing children and marimba busker

Homeless services in Pendleton stretching to keep up with need


There were 511 homeless people in Umatilla County on January 31, 2018, according to the Community Action Program of East Central Oregon. About 290 of them were living in Pendleton.

Pendleton Police Chief Stuart Ro...

The face of homelessness in Pendleton

- Linda Kuppenbender, Gregg Carter and Bryan Miller share their stories of life on the street

FAA defunds maintenance on secondary Pendleton runway

- Final decision will be made in 2023 whether to close airstrip

Pendleton city councilors vent about river quarter plan

- Council also approves costs for new fire station

Animal control district approved for ballot in Pendleton

- With objections from two councilors, Pioneer Humane Society will make case to voters for tax-supported district.

Pendleton hands fire chief search to outside organization


The city of Pendleton is outsourcing its search for a new fire chief.

Pendleton Police Chief Stuart Roberts said the city signed a contract with the Western Fire Chiefs Association to find a permanent replacement f...

Communication agreement demands respect within Milton-Freewater City Council

- Under agreement, councilors cannot publicly critize a council deciscion after its been voted on, even if they voted against it.

Deluxe packages could help Pendleton cemetery break even

- New features could include man-made river near mausoleum

Pioneer Humane Society proposes taxing district

- Society officials say they could have trouble keeping the doors open without taxpayer help

Pendleton council lops off chunk of airport debt

- Using interest rate reduction scheme, airport's interfund debt loan reduced

Pendleton prepares for a bigger Whisky Fest

- More shuttles to and from Round-Up added to alleviate traffic

Chinese students learn about place where ‘John Wayne meets Mardis Gras’

- Group of award-winning students makes stop in Pendleton before moving on to East Coast

Winery embraces new location in old Milton-Freewater school

- Old Milton-Freewater alternative school will be turned into winery and tasting room

Pioneer Humane Society seeks ballot access from Pendleton City Council for taxing district

- Council will also consider match for federal grant, change order for fire station project

In-development Pendleton solar farm gets complaints over glare

- Cypress Creek spokesman says the company will conduct a follow-up glare study in response

Boutique unexpectedly changes Pendleton flight schedule as usage rises

- Later flights came as surprise to passengers, draw complaints

Employee Pipeline Project in Pendleton reflects on first year

- Project aims to connect students to career-track jobs

Neighbors, fire crews battle Southgate fire


A grass fire endangered homes and forced the evacuation of the Burger King restaurant in Pendleton Monday, though quick work by neighbors and fire crews stopped it from causing major damage.

Interim Pendleton Fire...

Fritsch gets first-year praise from Pendleton School Board

- Board did not consider public criticism over staffing decisions during evaluation, board chairwoman says

Group wants to get transportation on track


The acronym for the Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Activists is AORTA. And like the artery it shares a name with, the organization is hoping to pump new blood into Eastern Oregon’s defunct passenger rail s...

Pendleton needs last-minute loans totaling $1 million

- Following council vote, city will use to interfund loans to cover expenses

FCC chairman rolls through Eastern Oregon

- Chairman and Rep. Walden greeted by protesters during Pendleton visit

Old School shirts find an Old West town

- New York apparel company to locate flagship store in Pendleton