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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.

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The Walla Walla Valley wine industry mourned the sudden loss of Doug Roskelley after the Oregon winemaker died Thursday after a heart attack.

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SALEM — The Oregon Employment Department plans to begin requiring employees to wear masks at its call centers and claims processing facilities after a succession of coronavirus outbreaks that …

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PENDLETON — The impact of COVID-19 has left many people without a job or in need of new skills across the nation. The Training and Employment Consortium has funding available to aid adults and…

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PENDLETON — In recognition of Independence Day and the resulting federal holiday, the East Oregonian will not publish an edition on the Fourth of July.

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PORTLAND — Utilities will get a financial break from the Bonneville Power Administration this year after the nonprofit federal power marketer announced it will suspend its financial reserves s…

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WASHINGTON — The stimulus program that has both infuriated and sustained small-business owners since its launch in April was set to close Tuesday with more than $130 billion left unused, promp…

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SALEM — Oregon OSHA announced it has launched a free educational video to help employers and workers understand the requirements of a temporary rule that strengthens protections against the sp…

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VANCOUVER, Wash. — United Grain Corporation reopened its Vancouver export terminal Wednesday, July 1, which was closed late last week by the company after two workers tested positive for COVID-19.

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PENSACOLA, Florida — Three students from Umatilla County were named to the dean's list by Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2020 spring semester.

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Coronavirus outbreaks in Oregon continue to persist in the same large workplaces weeks after the virus first reached the employers, according to new data from the Oregon Health Authority.