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SALEM — Oregonians can now pump their own gas across the state after the Oregon State Fire Marshal suspended self-service regulations and implemented additional health and safety guidelines fo…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Since late last year, COVID-19 has killed thousands of people worldwide and ground most aspects of public life to a halt as governments around the globe try to slow the sprea…

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SALEM — The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries sent out a reminder Friday that amid business closures and layoffs, employees are still owed their wages.

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PENDLETON — As the clock winds down on the urban renewal district, the Pendleton Development Commission is thinking about adding another grant to their collection of financial assistance programs.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — As businesses scramble to make as many services as possible available online, Lifeways is no exception.

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Papi Fimbres, of Mascaras, plays a wild drum solo during last summer’s Jackalope Jamboree.

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BJ Barham, lead singer of American Aquarium, lets loose during last summer's Jackalope Jamboree.

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HERMISTON — Sanitary Disposal has postponed its annual Spring Cleanup week in light of COVID-19.

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HERMISTON — As the list of things Oregonians can still do while preventing the spread of COVID-19 shrinks, gardening could be a good way to safely spend time out of the house.

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PENDLETON — A group formed to support a ballot measure that would establish a fuel tax for Pendleton’s streets is postponing its campaign, according to a press release.

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SALEM — If state officials lifted the range of measures they have taken to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, an estimated 15,000 Oregonians could be sickened by the virus by May 8, accor…

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HERMISTON — Hermiston School District still intends to start construction of its new schools this fall, despite the economic blow to the country dealt by COVID-19.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — For the second day in a row, the Umatilla County Public Health Department announced a new case of COVID-19 was identified in the county on Thursday, but did not release any i…

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PORTLAND — Jobless claims are soaring in Oregon as the state nears the end of its first week under Gov. Kate Brown’s stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Oregon Department o…

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WASHINGTON — The human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday as India struggled to feed the multitudes, Italy shut down most of its industry, and a record…

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PENDLETON — With most recreational areas being shut down by Gov. Kate Brown earlier this week, golf is pretty much the only activity that people can enjoy while following social distancing.

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LA GRANDE — Local photographer Melissa Gomes set herself a challenge Monday — capture images of local families staying home to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

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PORTLAND — People concerned about a cough or fever can soon call an Oregon Health & Science University COVID-19 hotline that doctors hope will help people figure out what’s going on and re…

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown said the far-reaching executive order she issued this week should not stop immediate families from motoring for relaxation or driving to a trailhead, as long as they ma…

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PENDLETON — If Oregon’s K-12 students return to school April 29, they will have lost a month and a half’s worth of instruction time. Those lost hours are especially critical to high school sen…

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SALEM — EO Media Group, the parent company of the East Oregonian and 12 other newspapers across Oregon, announced on Wednesday that it is reducing its workforce by 47 employees, according to a…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — The Umatilla County Health Department announced a new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county on Wednesday afternoon, but did not give any information about where in the cou…

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WASHINGTON — Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administrati…

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SALEM — Oregonians now have until July 15 to file and pay their 2019 state personal or business income taxes. But any quarterly payments for 2020 still will be due April 15.