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SALEM — The State Accident Insurance Fund’s board of directors declared a $120 million primary dividend to be paid to policyholders based on their premium, and a $40 million safety performance…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Market Facilitation Program, a U.S. Department of Agriculture program to assist farmers who continue to suffer from damages because of unjustified trade retaliation from…

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HERMISTON — Pac/West Communications moved into its new digs in Hermiston as part of the company's plan to expand government affairs and public relations services to Eastern Oregon and Washington.

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PORTLAND — A critical navigation lock at the mighty Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River has shut down because of cracked concrete, meaning huge barges that transport millions of tons of wheat…

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BOARDMAN — During National Ice Cream Month (July), the Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council embarked on an effort to identify the state’s landmark ice cream shops.

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HERMISTON — When a Corvallis LEGO store announced they were going out of business, Julie and Bobby Lara saw the perfect opportunity to get into the LEGO business themselves.

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The tiny Eastern Oregon town of Echo — with all of 700 residents — boasts a full measure of resident wineries with the 2012 establishment of Echo Ridge Cellars at the southwestern edge of town.

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HERMISTON — A banner advertising a “Store Closing” sale at Bealls had Hermiston residents worried they were losing one of their few clothing stores, but the change is more of a re-brand than a…

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HEPPNER — BEO Bancorp and its subsidiary, Bank of Eastern Oregon, announced net income for the second quarter of 2019 was down, but attributed that to the acquisition and startup costs of Wash…

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HERMISTON — Pac/West Communications announced it hired former East Oregonian managing editor Daniel Wattenburger of Hermiston as an account manager.

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HEPPNER — The Bank of Eastern Oregon is collecting school supplies for local elementary schools.

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SALEM — Oregon OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is seeking creative ideas related to workplace safety or health training programs.

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BOARDMAN — An upcoming Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) seminar will provide information regarding leave laws, including Oregon Family Leave Act and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act…

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SALEM — Last year’s federal Farm Bill relaxed restrictions on growing hemp, a non-psychoactive variety of the cannabis plant. That’s big news for Oregon farmers, but there’s still a lot to lea…

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BATTLE GROUND, Wash. — On July 1, Washington stopped letting Oregon shoppers skip paying sales tax at the register, with a few exceptions. Some businesses in Southwest Washington fear the chan…

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WILSONVILLE — The Bank of Eastern Oregon is proud to announce that five Bank of Eastern Oregon employees and one from Bank of Eastern Washington (which is a branch of BEO) recently graduated f…

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While the forested and snow-capped Wallowa Mountains and the city of Joseph may get all the tourist glory, Imnaha has its own special landscape to offer. But one of its most iconic landmarks i…

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HERMISTON — Hermiston's fast food offerings are about to expand with the addition of a Panda Express.

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BOARDMAN — Dr. James Burgess of Country Animal Hospital in Hermiston is teaming up with the city of Boardman to help pet owners in keeping their cats and dogs current on vaccinations.

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BOARDMAN — Morrow County employers are invited to participate in a free workshop that helps in connecting talented young professionals to local businesses.

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HERMISTON — The taste buds have all been tallied — Trina’s Mexican Food was deemed the winner of the inaugural Tastiest Taco contest.