PENDLETON — Heading into the homestretch of a series of public polling meetings, a couple of city councilors took some tough questions from the business community at a Pendleton Chamber Commerce monthly luncheon Tuesday.
At the Hermiston School District board meeting Monday, an enrollment report revealed a slight dip in the number of students from the month of August to September.
MISSION — The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Board of Trustees and Trustee Sally Kosey have come to a court-approved settlement that will allow her to serve on the boar…
HERMISTON — The Hermiston City Council agreed Monday to give Amazon a 15-year tax break on a planned new development, but they won’t be walking away empty-handed.
PENDLETON — The Pendleton School Board unanimously voted to seek a refinance for the school district’s 2013 bond at a meeting Monday.
BAKER COUNTY — While providing mutual aid during the search for a missing hunter, local agencies saved the hunter’s brother from a single-vehicle car crash into freezing water.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Ed Chesnut has stepped up to take the spot of former city council president Orrin Lyon, who died at age 82 on Aug. 26.
PENDLETON — The Umatilla National Forest announced five open houses for community members to share information about their interests on the forest and to engage with local forest leadership an…
PENDLETON — The Eighth Street Bridge will be closed to through vehicle traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, according to a press release from the Pendleton Public Works Department.
HERMISTON — Pastor Mark Adams’ 30 years at Hermiston’s Bethlehem Lutheran Church isn’t typical.
PENDLETON — The invitations come on high-quality paper, sealed in gold. But that doesn’t convince biology teacher Shelle Bixler that National Society of High School Scholars is the real deal.
MISSION — With the United States Post Office and many other federal organizations closed in celebration of Columbus Day, Oregonians and those in numerous other cities and states around the Uni…
PENDLETON — Umatilla County may have to wait a while before the state releases $1.6 million for improvements at the county jail.
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The trial for a former Walla Walla businessman, who operated a chain of car dealerships in Eastern Washington, Idaho and Oregon, has been moved.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Milton-Freewater police used a stun gun to stop a man from fleeing. The suspect, Jesse Patrick Jackson, 32, now faces multiple charges.
THE DALLES — Two prominent Pacific Northwest tribes said Monday the U.S. government needs to remove three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River to save migrating salmon and starving o…
HELIX — With nicknames like “Wild Bill” and “the hot-rod cowgirl,” Bill and Marcy Holton are not your average ranchers. The couple, who reside on the Juniper T Ranch in the rolling hills and w…
HERMISTON — A two-vehicle crash on Saturday afternoon left one dead, according to Oregon State Police.
JOSEPH – The life of a farmer isn’t easy and when you add organics into the mix, it becomes even more difficult.
PENDLETON — Washington Elementary School’s parking lot was full Thursday morning, but its bike rack was decidedly not.
PENDLETON — Wes Brooks placed the 8-foot-long bubble level against a wall of his new home outside Pendleton. One end sat flush with the gray paint on the surface. The other end drifted off the…
PENDLETON — Flu shots offer residents a way to protect themselves during the fast approaching flu season, according to local health organizations.
STANFIELD — Stanfield has a city manager once again.
PENDLETON — The city of Pendleton is still considering its funding options for street repair and improvement, and wants to hear from the public about what they should do.
PENDLETON — At a meeting Tuesday, the Pendleton City Council will spend much of its time discussing grants, on both the giving and receiving end.
HERMISTON — Business owner Patricia Maier of Hermiston has joined the race for the Umatilla County Board of Commissioners.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston City Council will consider a tax abatement agreement with Amazon on Monday.
SALEM — Two mayors and two city mangers from Eastern Oregon again take seats on statewide association boards.
MORROW COUNTY — Harmful algae blooms and toxins have been found in the Willow Creek Reservoir, according to a recreational advisory issued Friday by the Oregon Health Authority.
Runners take off at the start of Thursday’s Bulldog Fest high school boys cross-country race.
PENDLETON — The business formerly known as The Lodge is going electric, in more ways than one.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Oregon passed a law earlier this year that would abolish the clock changes, but Oregonians will still be in the business of “falling back” one hour to standard time or “winte…
ECHO — When people meet Vera Burres, they don’t always know she has a disability.
PILOT ROCK — The Pilot Rock City Council plans to consider a request to develop a recreational vehicle park.
PENDLETON — Someone played music disc jockey Thursday over local emergency communication channels.
HERMISTON — A two-car crash Thursday morning sent one person to the hospital.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla VA Clinic is hosting a drive-thru immunization clinic this month to will prepare residents for flu season.
UKIAH — Residents in the south end of Umatilla County soon can ride public transportation for free into Pendleton and Walla Walla.
HEPPNER — The Heppner Ranger District of the Umatilla National Forest seeks public comment on a plan to remove insect-infested and diseased trees from as much as 3,000 acres near Heppner.
LEXINGTON — Marcia Kemp is resigning from her position as mayor of Lexington, less than two weeks before an Oct. 22 recall election against her.
PENDLETON — At one point about two weeks ago, the Pendleton Police Department identified 22 active or abandoned homeless camps along the Umatilla River.
HERMISTON — As farm trucks carrying onions, corn and other produce fill highways and heavy equipment plows fields throughout rural Oregon, agricultural safety becomes a key point of concern fo…
The Hermiston Police Department has purchased 17 new automated external defibrillators (AEDs) with the help of a $10,000 grant from the Wildhorse Foundation.
HERMISTON — Short sections of Northeast Fifth and Sixth streets just north of Highland Avenue are closed this week for paving projects.
PENDLETON — The Umatilla County Republican Party is hosting town halls the next two weeks in Pendleton, Hermiston and Milton-Freewater on the Nov. 5 special election.
As executive director Dave Hughes, 73, prepares for his departure from Agape House, change is in the air. But the key question keeping the non-profit alive remains the same, and perhaps Dave p…
Board chair calls it a "great deal."
UMATILLA — All students in the Umatilla School District are now eligible to enroll in a new wellness program.