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LA GRANDE — The ownership structure of the proposed 500-kilovolt Boardman to Hemingway transmission line project could lose a major player.

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PENDLETON — While Relay for Life events across the country have been canceled due to COVID-19, cars weaved their way through the luminaria-lined driveways of Roy Raley Park in Pendleton during…

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LA GRANDE — A hit-and-run on Saturday, July 11, in La Grande led to the arrest of a man who was wanted for theft and sexual crimes going back more than a decade.

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PENDLETON — Mechanical issues forced an emergency landing in a field near Eastern Oregon Regional Airport, according to a press release from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office.

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HERMISTON — After confessing to police that he penned a racist letter he originally claimed to have received anonymously, Jonathan Lopez now has a more direct message to anyone the letter harm…

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PENDLETON — The Pendleton Unmanned Aerial Systems Range thinks it can get more locals to work in the drone industry by sending them back to school.

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PENDLETON — A significant section of Southeast Byers Avenue will be closed for the next three months as the city of Pendleton reconstructs and widens the road.

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RICHLAND — Searchers this week continued to interview campers at Hewitt Park, the eastern Baker County park near Richland where a 17-year-old boy went missing July 3.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — East Umatilla Fire & Rescue responded to separate grass fires on Wednesday, July 8, and Thursday, July 9, that eventually started after lightning in the area on July 6.

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PENDLETON — As COVID-19 continues to spread, the Pendleton School District is attempting to organize something closer to a traditional school year. But come Sept. 1, school will still look a l…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Umatilla County’s rising COVID-19 cases continue to touch more workplaces in the area, and now involve both of the county’s prisons.

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HERMISTON — Former county commissioner candidate Jonathan Lopez issued an apology Wednesday, July 8, for his actions in claiming that a racist letter he wrote had been sent to him anonymously.

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ENTERPRISE — Heather Pearson knew she was in trouble when she lost her footing and slid off a wet log. Her ankle snapped — maybe it was just sprained, she thought. But she couldn’t walk on it.

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Pea harvest goes well past midnight in this field along a county road northeast of Milton-Freewater recently. These Smith Frozen Foods harvesters, working here in an HT Rea Farms field, go 24 …

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Road work to Oregon State Highways 3 and 82 in Wallowa County will be done this month by the Oregon Department of Transportation, according to a press release.

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MILTON-FREEWATER — The Milton-Freewater Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Northwest Fifth Street the morning of Sunday, July 5, Police Chief Doug Boedighe…

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UMATILLA — In 2 Umatilla City Manager David Stockdale predicted the city would see about 100 new homes a year for the next five years, and so far that prediction is on track.

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PENDLETON — When the Pendleton Round-Up Association announced it was canceling its 2020 rodeo, it plunged a local business community already reeling from an extended COVID-19 shutdown into the…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — With the state now keeping a close eye on Umatilla County’s COVID-19 outbreak, Umatilla County Public Health announced a staggering 125 new positive coronavirus cases on Mond…

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ATHENA — Nine-year-old Brooke Boothman wanted a way to honor a friend from school who survived cancer. So she came up with a way to help others facing a similar battle.