The Hermiston city council voted Monday to raise electric rates for Hermiston Energy Services by $2 per month. The changes take effect Dec. 31.
Farm-City Pro Rodeo board members attended Hermiston’s city council meeting Monday night to voice concern about a plan to move the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center’s RV park.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Environmental groups plan to sue the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along t…
Traffic moves past a holiday light display in a small open park space off the Highway 11 viaduct Monday in Pendleton. Drivers can also tune in their radios to 89.3 FM and listen to Christmas m…
Wildhorse expansion needs 250-350 contractors.
Milton-Freewater is soliciting interest to fill 15 open positions on its various boards and committees.
HERMISTON — The former food services coordinator of Two Rivers Correctional Institution faces a misdemeanor charge for sexual relations with an inmate.
The Port of Morrow dropped a lawsuit against Union Pacific Railroad on Monday, after reaching a settlement with the railroad company.
ASHLAND (AP) — Search and rescue teams are looking for a man who went snowboarding Sunday in southern Oregon and hasn't returned.
PORTLAND (AP) — Police say preliminary investigation shows a 34-year-old man who was shot and wounded by Portland police at a Starbucks was carrying a fake black handgun that he appears to hav…
Les McMasters picks up his guitar and strums. Surrounded by bandsaws, tools and hundreds of wooden boards, he begins to sing in a smooth tenor, picking away at the guitar he built in that same room.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The Trump administration wants to reclassify some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to lower its threat level and make disposal cheaper and easier.
SALEM — Oregon has a new playbook for preparing and responding to a major earthquake that dictates what should be tackled over time versus a list of tasks to get done.
A great horned owl owes her survival to a soft-hearted trucker.
As Christmas draws near, shoppers may turn to thrift stores to donate items or to purchase gifts with a low price tag. For many local organizations, the money earned from those sales is going …
The Oregon Transportation Commission voted unanimously Thursday to seek federal approval to toll two segments of Portland’s longest and most-used freeways, but motorists wouldn’t see such toll…
They may not have elves or flying reindeer to help them out, but the nation’s mail carriers still manage to deliver Christmas presents to millions of homes each year.
Pendleton misses out on federal grant after Port of Morrow wins one
SEATTLE — A bill that would make it easier to kill sea lions that feast on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River has cleared the U.S. Senate.
The Hermiston City Council will once again discuss raising rates for Hermiston Energy Services customers on Monday.
IRRIGON — A meet-and-greet is planned to introduce the new provider at the Irrigon Medical Clinic.
HERMISTON — The public is invited to join BBSI for food, drinks and a side of business during an upcoming networking event in Hermiston.
HERMISTON — Swift work from homeowners and firefighters late Thursday kept an attic fire from spreading.
97-year-old Dorys Grover recalls time at Pendleton Air Base.
SALEM — On the campaign trail, Gov. Kate Brown was eager to tell voters she would represent all regions of the state.
Just two months into the new water year, Oregon is already lagging behind in precipitation and snowpack across much of the state, deepening concerns about another difficult drought year in 2019.
Lights and smiles lit up Hermiston’s new festival street Thursday night.
In the next five years, the Port of Morrow will see massive railroad expansions with the hopes new jobs and industries may soon follow.
In the lobby of the Umatilla County Health Department, among the Christmas decorations, is a sign that announces “FREE CONDOMS.”
PENDLETON — Umatilla County Circuit Court delayed the manslaughter trial of Leman Louis Bledsoe of Milton-Freewater.
City could use property for commercial development or wetland mitigation
Pendleton police working to confirm if suspects had jewelry from two homes.
Local school districts see decrease in chronic absenteeism rates.
Next phase at Wildhorse Resort & Casino remains big, just not as big
David James Rushfeldt and Vallerie Michael Tattoed face multiple charges stemming from high-speed police chases in Umatilla County.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The City Council in Portland, Oregon, has unanimously approved a measure that will forbid restaurants, bars and coffee shops from giving out plastic straws or other singl…
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A train carrying a load of logs derailed near downtown Salem, Oregon, causing authorities to close several roads.
Spout Springs Ski Area will open this season after a two-year hiatus.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Momentum is building to end the only-in-Oregon approach of issuing tax rebates in order to build reserves for schools.
Kirk Charlton isn’t the first man to find his calling in prison.
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — A judge has found three Jefferson County Jail corrections officers not guilty of criminally negligent homicide in a man's death.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Investigators have not determined what caused a pair of hazardous materials scares that sent 21 people at Intel's Hillsboro campus to hospitals for mysterious respiratory…
Board members suggest SAT prep courses and more academic vigor
Pendleton Warming Shelter seeks volunteers for night shifts
Brown needs to find $2.6 billion more than is already being paid in state taxes to cover her proposals for the state’s next two-year budget.
The Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution has a new superintendent.
Governments in Oregon unreasonably delay handing over public documents or charge too much for that access, and put records of elected officials sometimes nearly beyond reach of citizens, accor…
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored during several public and private events in Houston and Washington before his burial Thursday in Texas.
Oregon State Sen. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, is confident that proposed carbon cap and trade legislation will pass the Legislature in 2019.
Hermiston will celebrate the holiday season Thursday with a tree-lighting ceremony downtown.
U.S. wheat prices are lower than those of competing countries, but experts say it's still a tough export market.
East Oregonian will publish Wednesday edition.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's trumpeter swan breeding program has a new pair of the elegant white water birds as part of its ongoing bid to restore the population of the species after it was hunt…
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say three employees from Intel's Hillsboro campus were taken to a hospital for mysterious respiratory issues for the second time in less than a week.