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MEACHAM — Umatilla County Search and Rescue and Oregon State Police are coordinating a multi-agency search Saturday and Sunday, May 8-9, near Meacham for Deborah Hendrichs, the 56-year-old wom…

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PENDLETON — Thanks to the most recent round of federal stimulus, the city of Pendleton’s budget is likely to rise again this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PENDLETON — The Pendleton Aquatic Center is opening for the first since 2019, but what its reopening looks like is highly dependent on Umatilla County’s COVID-19 risk level.

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PENDLETON — Mental health issues were top of mind for the first half of a virtual town hall that Sen. Ron Wyden held for residents of Umatilla, Union and Wallowa counties on Sunday, May 2.

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MISSION — The Umatilla language is now accessible to anyone in the world with an internet connection.

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HERMISTON — The Umatilla County Fair Appreciation Dinner set to take place on May 15 will be combined with next year's event instead.

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Wolves from the Keating pack in Baker County killed a pair of two-month-old calves on a public land cattle grazing allotment north of Keating Valley last week.

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PENDLETON — By a 5-2 vote, the Blue Mountain Community College Board of Education approved reducing the college’s staff by 14 positions, including seven layoffs, at a special board meeting on …

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HEPPNER — The Morrow County Board of Commissioners has formally declared a drought in the county and formally asked Gov. Kate Brown for state support.

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HERMISTON — June Rosenberg has made a lot of friends the past few weeks at the Hermiston Bark Park. Some of them have two legs, but most of them have four.

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WALLOWA — The Nez Perce Tribe took another step toward reestablishing itself in its traditional Wallowa County homeland on Thursday, April 29, when the tribe received the title to the now-form…

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WALLOWA — Wallowa High School closed for the next two weeks, effective Thursday, April 29, after several COVID-19 cases were confirmed at the school, Superintendent Tammy Jones said in a post …

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BAKER CITY — The Baker County Health Department has hundreds more doses of COVID-19 vaccine than it has residents interested in being inoculated.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Oregon schools are getting unprecedented flexibility in how they conduct state testing this year in the face of a year marred by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Umatilla County’s …

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PENDLETON — By a 5-2 vote, the Blue Mountain Community College Board of Education approved reducing the college’s staff by 14 positions, including seven layoffs, at a special board meeting on …

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An idea to turn an undeveloped piece of city property into a senior living project in Hermiston has hit a significant bump after the developer the city had planned to partner with backed out.

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WALLOWA — Wallowa High School closed for the next two weeks, effective Thursday, April 29, after several COVID-19 cases were confirmed at the school, Superintendent Tammy Jones said in a post …

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PENDLETON — The Pendleton City Council is making some changes to its goals for the first time in four years, but tackling homelessness in the city won’t be one of them.

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HERMISTON — A vaccine clinic run by state health officials and several Eastern Oregon groups will be held at the Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston on Friday, April 30, and Saturd…