SALEM — A week after they left Salem to protest a sweeping Democratic proposal to address climate change, Republican senators are finding other reasons not to return.
BOARDMAN — Oregon U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will hold a town hall in Morrow County on Saturday, July 6.
Ban includes burn barrels and yard debris piles
PENDLETON — Oregon Care Partners is hosting a free workshop on Monday, July 8, at Pendleton’s Wildhorse Resort and Casino titled “Sexuality and Capacity to Consent in the Non-Dementia Adult Po…
SALEM — Blue Mountain Community College looks to receive millions in state money to complete its regional training center project.
BAKER CITY — The Baker City Fire Department on Monday closed the Super 8 motel and Motel 6 in Baker City after inspectors found the fire alarm systems had been intentionally disabled at both m…
It will be easier to build a brewery but harder to organize an outdoor festival on Oregon farmland under land use changes the Legislature approved in 2019.
PORTLAND — The divide in Oregon between the state's liberal cities and its conservative and economically depressed rural areas has made it fertile ground for the political crisis unfolding ove…
ATHENA — Oregon’s U.S. Rep. Greg Walden announced he would hold town halls in 13 counties, including Sunday at the Athena Elementary School, Athena. The local town hall starts at noon in the c…
BAKER CITY — Three years ago Willy Crippen had his sights set on lighting a fire in the foothills of the Elkhorn Mountains, the picture-postcard backdrop for the northeast Oregon town of Baker City.
CANYONVILLE, Ore. — When governmental regulations are being considered regarding any number of issues, “we need to make ourselves part of the discussion,” said Ethan Lane.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Amid rapid developments in the Oregon Legislature on Tuesday, several Eastern Oregon counties got good news out of the capital construction committee.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Milton-Freewater police officer James Farr found Christian Rodriguez-Calvillo on his kitchen floor, soaked in blood.
HERMISTON — If you build it, will they come?
ECHO — In a city that spans less than 1 square mile, an unassuming fire station sits at the edge of downtown.
PENDLETON — Pendleton and the surrounding areas of Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington may experience potentially dangerous thunder and lightning storms on Wednesday, according to the Na…
PENDLETON — Quinn Patrick Countryman of Weston faces felony charges after a stabbing at McKay Reservoir near Pendleton.
BILLINGS, Montana — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens …
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PORTLAND — A federal judge recently shot down a class action lawsuit seeking to end Oregon’s practice of suspending driver’s licenses for people who can’t pay fines. Two members of the Confede…
New attractions like bowling alley and arcade are set to be completed next summer
UMATILLA — David H. Johnson found his passion for owls one moonlit night in Minnesota.
BOISE, Idaho — Federal officials have released a draft environmental analysis for a proposal intended to stop rangeland wildfires in a huge swath of the West that hosts cattle ranching and rec…
Questions about Willow Creek Dam?
MILTON-FREEWATER — Milton-Freewater Police Chief Doug Boedigheimer identified the victim of the fatal stabbing that occurred Friday as Christian Rodriguez Calvillo, 22, of Milton-Freewater.
BAKER CITY — A group of Baker City residents has created an online petition gauging local interest in trying to establish a “quiet zone” in which freight trains wouldn’t sound their horns at c…
SALEM — Republican state senators in Oregon who walked out to thwart landmark climate legislation didn’t show up for work for a fifth day on Monday, with the GOP insisting they’ll continue to …
SALEM — The stalemate between Republicans and Democrats in the Oregon Senate continued Monday morning.
New plan may leave out wilderness safeguards
PENDLETON — The first-ever Wild West Brewfest transformed Roy Raley Park into microbrew central.
PENDLETON — Dashing dachshunds took to the street Friday as the annual Wiener Dog Race revved up with excitement.
COQUILLE — Early this past June, Coos County Sheriff Craig Zanni was in his Coquille office fielding an email from a sovereign citizen. The sender was claiming that the Oregon state government…
HERMISTON — The Hermiston city council will consider an option to form a local improvement district for its South Hermiston Industrial Park on Monday.
PENDLETON — The new Oregon State Police crime lab in Pendleton is open and running.
PENDLETON — Energy Trust of Oregon hired Pendleton resident Caryn Appler as its outreach manager for Eastern Oregon.
PORTLAND — Portland will soon house the Northwest’s first Ritz-Carlton hotel.
PENDLETON — I do not do well with goodbyes.
HERMISTON — Jared Warren of Hermiston recalled his friend Trenton Williams as a life-loving buddy ready for just about any adventure.
PENDLETON — Those who knew Bob Reese say the longtime Pendleton School District business manager wasn’t afraid to face tough financial facts.
HERMISTON — Those hundreds of plastic grocery bags stuffed under your kitchen sink are about to become a rare commodity in Oregon.
PENDLETON — Like every other stage of the Pendleton Round-Up’s expansion, the association’s approach to its latest development has been careful and methodical.
HEPPNER — The The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites members of the public to attend a town hall about Willow Creek Dam.
JOSEPH — Artist Doug Hyde will finish installing the latest bronze statue on Main Street today in the Eastern Oregon city of Joseph. The road has become a showcase for the bronze foundries dot…
PENDLETON — Local companies and public bodies are on the hook for thousands of dollars for water and air pollution.
MILTON-FREEWATER — A 22-year-old man died after he was found with stab wounds in Milton-Freewater.
PENDLETON — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold town halls on June 30 in Umatilla County.
SALEM — Single-family homes have long dominated the housing market in Oregon.
Oregon transportation officials are currently leaning against funding truck-to-rail intermodal projects aimed at improving agricultural exports from the Willamette and Treasure valleys.
ECHO — Robert Peachey may have lost a leg two years ago, but he didn’t lose his drive for community service.
HERMISTON — The Umatilla County Fire District 1 will set fire to the Hermiston Butte Saturday in preparation for July 4. The burning may be rescheduled if it becomes too windy on Saturday.
PENDLETON — With grass curing at lower elevations, fire managers announced they are preparing for a “normal” fire season in Northeast Oregon and the accompanying smoke and safety hazards.
PENDLETON — The Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution recently had an escape.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Rob Clark spent nearly his entire educational career in Washington, and the six years he didn’t, he was stationed just a few miles away from the Evergreen State’s southern border.
SALEM — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown deployed the state police Thursday to try to round up Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol to block a vote on a landmark economy-wide climate plan that woul…
OREGON CITY — A Hermiston woman suffered serious injuries Wednesday in a head-on crash near Oregon City. Oregon State Police also reported three other crashes that day claimed four lives statewide.