Christmas came early when it was announced Tuesday that high-speed internet is coming to town — all of them in Grant County.
Stakeholders need to begin talking about the possible impacts to Northwest communities if four dams on the Snake River are removed, says the leader of a group that advocates their removal.
LA GRANDE — The La Grande City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to deny the appeal that has delayed the opening of the Union County Warming Station.
UMATILLA COUNTY — The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners hired a new medical examiner during its Wednesday meeting.
LA GRANDE — The La Grande Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was living in a storage unit.
UMATILLA COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash resulted in one death on Highway 730 on Wednesday night.
MILTON-FREEWATER — A Milton-Freewater man was hospitalized Wednesday evening after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a press release from the Milton-Freewater Police Department.
Stuart Reitz, director of the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station, discussed requirements and implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act at the 46th annual Hermiston Fa…
SALEM — For the third time this year, the recall is off.
HERMISTON — Residents of East Airport Road are petitioning Umatilla County to vacate a portion of the road’s right-of-way.
PENDLETON — ’Tis the season for giving, and Umatilla County residents have plenty of options to choose from if they want to make the holidays brighter for someone in need.
PENDLETON — The holiday season typically means shoppers are greeted with the sound of bells ringing as volunteers man the familiar red kettles of the Salvation Army.
PILOT ROCK — The project to replace the sewer lagoons in Pilot Rock has been hit with some change orders, but City Recorder Teri Bacus said they shouldn’t affect the project’s timeline.
LA GRANDE — The majority of local libraries are holding on to the tradition of fines for overdue materials. But for how much longer remains a question.
LEXINGTON — A structure fire seriously damaged a home Tuesday morning, resulting in a "total loss," according to the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office.
SALEM — A federal civil rights watchdog has found “systemic deficiencies” in the state’s treatment of parents with disabilities.
A large crowd at the Nixyaawill Governance Center watched the swearing in of members of the CTUIR Board of Trustees, General Council and Youth Council members. BOT members who raised their rig…
A man accused of killing a Whitman College employee may never have an arraignment.
BAKER CITY — A Baker County man was arrested Monday morning after he allegedly assaulted his mother during an argument at the family’s home along Highway 86 about 25 miles east of Baker City.
UMATILLA — The city of Umatilla is finalizing a trail plan that will eventually bring the city’s three distinct sections of town together.
SALEM — A business-backed effort to get Oregon voters to reduce the costs of the state’s public pension system has quietly closed shop — at least for the 2020 election.
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University Small Business Development Center announced the hire of Patrick Collins as a finance officer.
SALEM — The second of four increases in the gas tax goes into effect Jan. 1. The increase is part of House Bill 2017, the “Keep Oregon Moving” act the Oregon Legislature passed in 2017.
UNION — It was a small step, taken quietly without fanfare.
SALEM — Most of Oregon’s largest police departments are slightly more likely to cite or arrest minorities during traffic and pedestrian stops, but the disparity isn’t significant enough to war…
MISSION — For a good portion of Tuesday, the eyes of the state were trained on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
PENDLETON — Gary George, the CEO of Wildhorse Resort & Casino, doesn’t mince words when it comes to one of the Confederated Tribes of the Indian Reservation’s latest acquisitions.
PENDLETON — In the span of a few minutes, the Pendleton City Council made official a plan to fund street repair that should dominate council activity for much of the year.
The Hermiston Police Department is investigating the disappearance of a woman who hasn’t been seen by friends or family since November 8.
Events on Wednesday and Thursday will be held at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center, 1705 E. Airport Rd. in Hermiston. Friday classes will be held at the OSU-HAREC/BMCC Precision Irriga…
BEND — Republican Knute Buehler, who unsuccessfully ran for Oregon governor last year, on Tuesday became the third politician to get rid of campaign donations from Gordon Sondland.
PENDLETON — One person was injured Monday following a one-car crash in north Pendleton.
SALEM — When Oregon residents update their addresses with the Department of Motor Vehicles, they will no longer be required to apply a sticker on their driver's license, permit or ID card as o…
SALEM — As the number of Oregon voters unaffiliated with a political party rises, so has the number of voters locked out a key part of the electoral process. Oregon’s third-largest political p…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Racial disparities have narrowed across the U.S. criminal justice system over 16 years, though black people are still significantly more likely to be behind bars than whit…
Two of six people accused of kidnapping and beating a woman over a drug debt this summer were sentenced Monday in Walla Walla County Superior Court.
PENDLETON — The newest Pendleton Round-Up queen is no stranger to the life of rodeo royalty — she was a princess on last year’s Round-Up court and presided as queen of Walla Walla Frontier Day…
PENDLETON — Neighbor 2 Neighbor Pendleton is hosting an open house at the Pendleton Warming Station and Day Center, 715 S.E. Court Ave., from 1-4 p.m. Saturday.
HERMISTON — Wednesday marks the beginning of the 46th annual Hermiston Farm Fair with over 50 vendors from across the Northwest ready to set up shop, and an assortment of agricultural seminars…
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Balancing hydropower and salmon populations is a delicate balance. To safely detect underwater maintenance needs at McNary Dam, the Army Corps of Engineers uses diving rob…
PENDLETON — Antonio Martinez had only a glimmer of hope he would ever see his cat again.
LA GRANDE — His chapped and reddened hands trembled as he grasped the soiled cans and bottles and stuffed them one by one into the recycling machine at the La Grande Safeway.
Three Oregon agriculture groups are opposing a lawsuit to expand animal rights and allow nonhuman victims to recoup damages from abusive people.
BOARDMAN — The superintendent of the St. Paul School District was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 outside Boardman on Saturday afternoon.
PORTLAND — The Invent Oregon Collegiate Challenge is underway as teams of students representing more than 20 colleges around Oregon work to build something new.
BEND — A man shot by police as Black Friday shoppers gathered at a north Bend shopping center has been identified as Adam L. Gilliam, 28.
WESTON — Two people were injured Saturday morning in a crash just north of Weston.
LA GRANDE — Ginkgo trees have survived the extinction of the dinosaurs, the bombing of Hiroshima and traveled around the world. The tree has become a symbol of peace between Japan and other na…
LA GRANDE — The Union County District Attorney’s Office seeks to join two public indecency and stalking cases involving the same defendant, Denver Lane Knowlton.
SALEM — A salon in Portland, a brewery in Astoria and an industrial fabric manufacturer from Eugene now have employees with retirement programs.
LONDON — Crying foul over timing, President Donald Trump on Monday accused Democrats of scheduling this week’s impeachment hearing to undercut him during his trip abroad for a NATO leaders’ me…