City's auditor also finds some weaknesses in review of city's finances
Antonio Vasquez-Vargas, of Walla Walla, faces a murder charge for the shooting death of Renee Luiz-Antonio in late 2018 in Umapine.
Boardman's Ordnance Brewing is a staple for many local beer drinkers. But the company got a bigger stage last weekend at the Best of Craft Beer awards, which took place in Bend.
The trio of state legislators on the video screen in the Blue Mountain Community College conference room left no doubt they are not in love with Oregon’s cap and trade proposal.
SALEM — Two women who interned at the state Capitol are suing a former state senator who they say sexually harassed them.
UPDATE: At 11:30 a.m., Oregon Department of Transportation announced the interstate was open again between Pendleton and La Grande.
In the months since Gorge Aviation Services took over management of the Hermiston Municipal Airport, the airport has expanded its services.
Airport manager says new hangar could create "several dozen" jobs
Pendleton administrators say they can't address long-term issues without more funding
PENDLETON — Murder defendant Antonio Vasquez-Vargas waived his right to a bail hearing.
SALEM — About 75 people answered the legislative Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction’s call for comments Monday, weighing in on a proposed sweeping change that would put a price on carbon emissions.
Veronica Rivera of Hermiston will spend six months in federal prison after she was sentenced on Tuesday for selling fentanyl.
Owners of 13 to 15 dairies near Sunnyside, Wash., deal with about $4 million in direct loss of dead cows from a blizzard, not counting lost milk production.
A recent wave of winter storms has increased Oregon's total snowpack across the state by 20 to 30 percent since the beginning of February.
A call out of the blue could help Blue Mountain Wildlife generate the seed money for massive upgrades at its Pendleton facility.
He uses a sharp pen and blunt language to make his point. He is paid to write press releases at the Legislature. But Jonathan Lockwood’s style also disrupts Oregon’s political geniality.
A winter storm is expected to bring heavy snow across northeast Oregon and and southeast Washington beginning Tuesday afternoon.
A severed fiber optic line between Lexington and Echo disconnected thousands of internet customers on Monday, according to the CEO of a local internet provider.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden’s town hall meeting Monday morning in Boardman was his first public appearance in the area since being re-elected to Oregon’s Congressional District 2. By noon he was in …
Umatilla County and its deputy district attorneys have a tentative deal on a new labor contract that increases pay 2 percent a year for three years.
Officiating is often a thankless job, but Saturday night, veteran referee George Gillette felt the love.
Eastern Oregon artisans helped bring in scholarship money for Blue Mountain Community College students Saturday at the second annual Imbibe @Blue fundraiser.
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 closed 6 miles east of Pendleton at exit 216 because of a truck on file near milepost 257 near La Grande.
A Boardman man who fled a rollover crash on Interstate 84 on Thursday night was found hours later, unresponsive and suffering from severe hypothermia about 4 miles from the crash.
Outside Dorothy McCauley’s front door is a sign that reads “Live & Love to the Fullest.”
HERMISTON — Hermiston police Thursday arrested two suspects for robbery.
Former Umatilla County Commissioner Larry Givens said its time for the county to have a manager and part-time commissioners.
Pendleton City Council will consider loan proposal Tuesday
HERMISTON — There is still time to purchase tickets for the Distinguished Citizens Awards Banquet in Hermiston.
HERMISTON — Rep. Greg Walden announced he will hold a town hall meeting in March in Hermiston.
Leaving a child in someone else’s care can be stressful for any parent, but it can be amplified by the challenges many families face finding a child care provider in the first place.
Committee seeks public's thoughts on upcoming budget
The snow and ice claimed a Main Street building as its victim Friday.
PILOT ROCK — Pilot Rock is another step closer to having new sewer lagoons. The city council on Jan. 29 approved a notice of intention to award the bid to Silver Creek Contracting of Heppner.
As lawmakers in Salem work to tackle the state’s housing shortage, Eastern Oregon cities seem to have found some solutions.
Four finalists have made their pitches to be the next president of Blue Mountain Community College. Now they just have to sit tight and wait to see who gets the job.
Oregon’s proposed cap and trade system will change the state’s economy, providing lucrative opportunities to some industries and potentially putting others out of business.
Snowfall for February in Pendleton has already risen to record highs. The accumulation is more than making up for the meager trace that dusted the town last month.
Firefighters are no stranger to scaling heights and putting themselves in strenuous situations to save others.
Contractor reports that the project is on-track and on-budget
A year after a gunman killed 17 students at a high school in Parkland, Florida, the local response was smaller.
A Pendleton officer had to go it alone early Thursday in catching a man on the run. Police Chief Stuart Roberts said officer Chase Addleman did his job well in catching Martin Carrillo Arizmendi.
As Oregon communities struggle to fix housing problems, solutions sponsored by legislators on the west side of the state are drawing complaints from Eastern Oregon.
SEASIDE — Twenty-three former Miss Oregons want more answers after a settlement between the state Department of Justice and former pageant directors Steve and Dana Phillips.
Oregon State Police reported one man suffered extensive injuries when the semi he was driving crashed into another and caught fire Wednesday night between La Grande and Pendleton.
Some councilors express disappointment in scope of transportation funding analysis
More than 1,600 dairy cows died in a blizzard in Eastern Washington, Feb. 9. The final tally is likely to top 1,700.
A doctor from Heppner has pleaded guilty in federal court to tax evasion.
Morrow County is going to be home to the nation’s first large-scale energy facility to combine power from wind, solar and battery storage.
Andy McAnally owns another Pendleton hot spot — Dave’s 12th Street Food Mart.
A proposal to allow industrial development outside cities in 10 Eastern Oregon counties has passed a key legislative committee without encountering opposition from farm and conservation advocates.
Franca and Mike Krajeski’s love story is untraditional and tragic. They spent their daily visits playing dominoes and talking for hours in the prison visitation area. He died in her arms last month.
Region needs continued precipitation this winter to maintain future surface water supply
SALEM — Oregonians could see their cell phone bills go up to raise money for expanding rural high-speed internet.
Defend Oregon, a union-backed political action committee supporting progressive ballot measures, is facing the second largest election penalty in state history for failing to properly submit 9…