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ENTERPRISE — An ambulance service based in Eastern Oregon that often helps with wildfire victims has turned its attention to the still-raging COVID-19 pandemic that, unlike last year’s wildfir…

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HERMISTON — Columbia Basin Bioscience, a CBD extraction company based in Hermiston, announced on Wednesday, March 17, that it has received a Current Good Manufacturing Practice certification.

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PENDLETON — When the Pendleton Quiznos went out of business last year, Lam Ha saw the space as the perfect location for a restaurant dream more than a decade in the making.

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SALEM — Scores of beloved Oregon businesses permanently shut their doors during the pandemic, unable to endure the prolonged downturn as safety restrictions limited business — or customers sim…

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HERMISTON — A lawsuit by Airport Road residents Chris and Monique Waine against Umatilla County and the city of Hermiston continues to move forward after a judge denied the defendants’ motion …

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Morrow County and Tillamook County Creamery Association have announced another round of funding is available to assist small businesses affected by COVID-19.

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SALEM — The Oregon Employment Department experienced a tenfold increase in identity theft issues in 2020 as new jobless claims poured in during the pandemic, mirroring a spike in claims that t…

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Harvust, a Walla Walla agriculture-focused tech company, attracted national attention when its owners were recognized as the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2021 Entrepr…

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FAREWELL BEND — A dark and remote stretch of Interstate 84 east of Baker City is considerably brighter in 2021.

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Many parts of the U.S. are facing lumber shortages — and experts say the problem is acute in the West after 2020's devastating wildfires.

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HERMISTON — Club 24’s Oregon locations and the Hermiston Athletic Club are closed at the request of Oregon’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration.

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SALEM — Business Oregon is seeking applicants from businesses in the Eastern Oregon region to meet geographic distribution targets for the round of grant funding it previously announced on Nov…

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HEPPNER — The Board of Directors of BEO Bancorp voted recently to declare a $0.95 per share dividend for 2020. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of Dec. 8, payable on or b…

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HEPPNER — BEO Bancorp and its subsidiary, Bank of Eastern Oregon, announced its 2020 third quarter figures on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in a press release.

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ECHO — Fall is here, and so is the Echo Corn Maze.

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Les Schwab Tire Centers has reached a deal to sell the company to Meritage Group, a San Francisco-based investment firm, ending family ownership of one of Oregon’s best-known businesses.

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SEATTLE — When an American worker loses their job due to competition created by international trade, the Trade Adjustment Act provides funding for that worker to be retrained for a new job. A …

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The navigation lock at Lower Monumental Lock and Dam will be closed during daylight hours for emergency repairs Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. Wheat industry members expect slight delays during a b…

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After a monthlong hiatus, the Maxwell Market will reopen Thursday, Aug. 27, with the help of grants from the city of Hermiston and Umatilla County.

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SALEM — The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed a temporary rule to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in workplaces around the state and across industries. The…

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HERMISTON — Express Employment Professionals will be holding a drive-thru job fair on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of its offices at 120 E. Hurlburt Ave. in Hermiston.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Joe Meda says at this point he is operating his restaurant on a day-to-day basis, with little certainty of what the weeks to come will look like.

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SALEM — There seems to be something unique about the bars and restaurants in Oregon: Unlike those in other states and countries besieged by the coronavirus pandemic, Oregon’s indoor eating and…

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HERMISTON — Good Shepherd Health Care System has welcomed Dr. David Shanley, a family medicine physician, to the Good Shepherd Primary Care Clinic at 620 N.W. 11th St., Suite 103, in Hermiston.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Checking identification is more complicated when everyone is wearing a mask, but local businesses say they’re making it work.

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ENTERPRISE — Terminal Gravity beer is heading west, from Enterprise where it is brewed to the northern Washington Cascades, where fans are awaiting its return, the craft brewery announced July 13.

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Pacific Power reminds customers that the company has options for aiding with bill payments, in light of COVID-19-related economic hardships.