HEPPNER — BEO Bancorp and its subsidiary, Bank of Eastern Oregon, announced its 2020 third quarter figures on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in a press release.
ECHO — Fall is here, and so is the Echo Corn Maze.
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.
HERMISTON — After 45 years with PNGC Power, Umatilla Electric Cooperative is striking out on its own for power purchases.
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 …
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…
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.
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…
SALEM — Oregon added 20,500 jobs in July and the state’s jobless rate dropped to 10.4%, according to new data out Tuesday, Aug. 18, from the Oregon Employment Department, down from 11.6 in Jun…
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.
Smith Frozen Foods in Weston has been put on Oregon’s COVID-19 outbreak list for worksites.
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.
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…
SALEM — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has suspended the liquor license of a southern Oregon bar because the venue failed to require patrons to “keep their distance.”
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.
SALEM — When the coronavirus shutdown hit Oregon in March, Oregonians closed their wallets.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Four months after filing for unemployment, Travis Hamman said he is still waiting for nine weeks worth of compensation.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Several large and small companies in Umatilla County were able to keep their businesses afloat as a result of the Paycheck Protection Program.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Checking identification is more complicated when everyone is wearing a mask, but local businesses say they’re making it work.
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.
The Oregon Bankers Association (OBA) is encouraging consumers to empty out their piggy banks to help small businesses facing coin shortages resulting from pandemic-related shutdowns.
Pacific Power reminds customers that the company has options for aiding with bill payments, in light of COVID-19-related economic hardships.
Banner Corp., the parent company of Banner Bank and Islanders Bank, announced Tuesday the consolidation of the two .
The Walla Walla Valley wine industry mourned the sudden loss of Doug Roskelley after the Oregon winemaker died Thursday after a heart attack.
The first few Hermiston watermelons are starting to hit the stands, but watermelon season isn’t in full swing yet.
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 …
PENDLETON — Some restaurants in Pendleton have shut down their dine-in services in response to rising COVID-19 numbers in Umatilla County.
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…
PENDLETON — In recognition of Independence Day and the resulting federal holiday, the East Oregonian will not publish an edition on the Fourth of July.
The city of Umatilla has established a grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
PENDLETON — A familiar face is taking on new roles with the East Oregonian and the EO Media Group.
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.
A second flight could return to the Walla Walla Regional Airport as soon as August, airport Manager Jennifer Skoglund said Thursday.
Communities in Umatilla and Morrow counties are getting a $520,000 boost from Amazon Web Services.
Lawmakers will consider House Bill 4206, under which the Oregon Department of Agriculture could again regulate livestock slaughter and processing.
The Hermiston plant for Shearer’s Foodsreported on Thursday, June 25 that two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell less than forecast last week, showing only gradual improvement from the worst of the pandemic-related layoffs even as states reopen more…
PENDLETON — Great Pacific in Pendleton is closing its doors in observance of Juneteenth, a holiday marking the end of slavery on June 19, 1965.
About 70,000 Oregonians newly eligible for unemployment benefits — the self-employed, independent contractors, gig and temporary workers — await state processing of their claims.
HERMISTON — Long lines often snake around the outside of BottleDrop Redemption Center these days, but employees of the Hermiston company say it likely has more to do with restrictions on submi…
Lifeways is holding an open house and tours for its new Aspen Springs Psychiatric Hospital, located at 1212 W. Linda Avenue.
PENDLETON — Couple Jaylene Garton and Tye Stewart had long wanted to own their own bar, but it was a dream that was expected 10 years down the line.
American Banker magazine has ranked five Oregon and eleven Washington banks among the top 200 community banks in the country.
WASHINGTON — Fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will shrink the size of the U.S. economy by roughly $8 trillion over the next decade, according to new projections released by the Congressio…
It may be hard not to balk at the idea of creating a game based on a worldwide pandemic.
HERMISTON — One woman’s retirement dream turned into a nightmare this month when she lost her life savings and her home to wire fraud.
Hermiston-based Eastern Oregon Telecom has expanded its reach through a merger with Gorge Networks of Hood River.
PENDLETON — After being closed since March 20 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Salvation Army’s reopened its Pendleton thrift story Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, i…
PORTLAND — Amazon reported another case of COVID-19 at its Troutdale warehouse Sunday, the second infection there in just over a week.