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Editorial: Another farm bill deadline missed
Editorial: Another farm bill deadline missed
Senate and House conferees are confident they will reach agreement and pass a bill before the end of the year. We’ll see.

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Our view | Autonomous cars will arrive sooner than you think
Our view | Autonomous cars will arrive sooner than you think

The average Oregonian might not realize it, but Pendleton is on the forefront of autonomous technology.

The UAS Range at the airport is flight-testing some of the early concept aerial vehicles that could very well fill our skies in a generation.

Our view | Better safe than sorry with cellphone test
Our view | Better safe than sorry with cellphone test

If you live in Oregon, you live in a danger zone.

So says Andrew Phelps, the state’s emergency director. The risk could be wildfires, floods, windstorms, severe snow and ice, landslides, earthquakes, coastal tsunamis or something else.

Our view | Election season is the perfect time to work out
Our view | Election season is the perfect time to work out

Opinions are like biceps. Everybody’s got them, but some haven’t been worked out very thoroughly.

We hope the East Oregonian opinion page can be a gym for that workout, every edition of the year but especially during an election...

Our view | Farming is the future
Our view | Farming is the future

We do not exaggerate when we describe agriculture as the top profession. If you think something else is more important, ask yourself this: Can we do without it?

Can we do without accountants? Probably.

Can we do without lawyers?...

Tips and kicks
Tips and kicks

A tip of the hat to Hermiston School District and the city of Hermiston for their new water safety initiative.

This week all of the district’s second-graders are getting a two-hour water safety course that covers...

Our view | Pendleton must draw a clear line for developers
Our view | Pendleton must draw a clear line for developers

There is no question that increasing Pendleton’s stock of affordable housing is good for the city’s economy. But there are questions about how much money the city should give a private developer to make it happen.

On Tuesday the...

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