As Christmas draws near, shoppers may turn to thrift stores to donate items or to purchase gifts with a low price tag. For many local organizations, the money earned from those sales is going directly back into the services those groups provide. For others, the flow of money is slightly more…
They may not have elves or flying reindeer to help them out, but the nation’s mail carriers still manage to deliver Christmas presents to millions of homes each year.
Pendleton misses out on federal grant after Port of Morrow wins one
The Hermiston City Council will once again discuss raising rates for Hermiston Energy Services customers on Monday.
HERMISTON — Swift work from homeowners and firefighters late Thursday kept an attic fire from spreading.
97-year-old Dorys Grover recalls time at Pendleton Air Base.
Just two months into the new water year, Oregon is already lagging behind in precipitation and snowpack across much of the state, deepening concerns about another difficult drought year in 2019.
Lights and smiles lit up Hermiston’s new festival street Thursday night.
In the next five years, the Port of Morrow will see massive railroad expansions with the hopes new jobs and industries may soon follow.
In the lobby of the Umatilla County Health Department, among the Christmas decorations, is a sign that announces “FREE CONDOMS.”
PENDLETON — Umatilla County Circuit Court delayed the manslaughter trial of Leman Louis Bledsoe of Milton-Freewater.
City could use property for commercial development or wetland mitigation
Pendleton police working to confirm if suspects had jewelry from two homes.
Local school districts see decrease in chronic absenteeism rates.
Les McMasters of Hermiston uses a carving chisel to shape the braces on the back a guitar at his shop Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Hermiston.
Guitar maker Les McMasters likes to use a wide variety of woods in the creation of his guitars. The instrument on the left is a Gibson jumbo styles Guitar with Bolivian rosewood on the back an…
Most guitar manufacturers will put a paper logo inside the body of the guitar in the sound hole. McMasters has always chosen to put his logo on a engraved brass placard.
Les McMasters inspects his craftsmanship while profiling the neck for a guitar while using a spindle sander at his shop in Hermiston.
Les McMasters uses a block plainer to shape the braces on the back of a guitar at his shop in Hermiston.
Next phase at Wildhorse Resort & Casino remains big, just not as big
David James Rushfeldt and Vallerie Michael Tattoed face multiple charges stemming from high-speed police chases in Umatilla County.
Spout Springs Ski Area will open this season after a two-year hiatus.
Kirk Charlton isn’t the first man to find his calling in prison.
Board members suggest SAT prep courses and more academic vigor
Pendleton Warming Shelter seeks volunteers for night shifts
The Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution has a new superintendent.
Hermiston will celebrate the holiday season Thursday with a tree-lighting ceremony downtown.
East Oregonian will publish Wednesday edition.
New facility could provide nearby radiation treatment for local cancer patients
Antonio Vasquez-Vargas of Walla Walla confirms that is his name during arraignment for murder in Umapine
Farmers are no strangers to using pesticides, but it never hurts to stop and think about what can happen if they’re not used properly.
Wesley Murack started his new job as Pendleton Downtown Association executive director on Wednesday and was immediately thrust into action.
Umatilla County Sheriff's Office readies a new sharpshooter unit to handle local crises.
Every winter drivers are told to slow down and ease up on the brakes in slippery conditions, and every winter vehicles end up in a ditch anyway.
It started almost as soon as the Oregon Department of Transportation began posting the new signs on March 1, 2016.
With Pendleton Whisky Music Fest taking place just next door, Happy Canyon is getting a cut of the summer concert action this year.
PILOT ROCK — The city of Pilot Rock is looking to switch banks to get lower fees and better customer service.
PENDLETON — The interior of Pendleton Bare Bones went up in flames early Friday.
A two-vehicle crash blocked all lanes of traffic on Highway 395 in Hermiston Friday morning.
Commercial and residential insurance premiums will likely go down in the Hermiston and Stanfield area after Umatilla County Fire District’s Insurance Services Office rating improved.
In a time of chia seeds, fasting, interval training and low-carb diets, consider the lowly toothbrush.
Winning the Knowledge Bowl takes several of the seven cardinal virtues — patience, diligence, even humility — but key to winning the competition was in knowing what the whole group of them are…
Pendleton police again are dropping their badges and donning aprons to help fight cancer.
HERMISTON — Bradley John Bettencourt of Hermiston could take a plea deal in an arson case.
At Wednesday’s Hermiston Farm Fair, the conference room at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center was packed with growers and scientists listening to Phil Hamm talk about potatoes.
Ward Walker initially got into the Christmas tree business as a way to fill the gap between his seasonal lawn service business.
The former Tillicum Inn has risen from the ashes.
The Washington State Department of Transportation doesn’t know exactly when the eastbound Interstate 82 bridge across the Columbia River will reopen, but it won’t be in 2018.
Association of Oregon Counties seeks handouts to help cover $900,000 hole.
Blue Mountain Regional Training Center still needs support from Oregon Legislature to secure funding
Umatilla County gives 2,600 vaccines a year.
The Hermiston City Council postponed voting on a rate increase for Hermiston Energy Services Monday in order to gather more information about the utility’s costs.
Man of aliases faces local murder charge for shooting death of Luiz-Antonio, 35, of Milton-Freewater.
At age 23, Meagan Duncan-Osborn is younger than most court-appointed special advocates.
Hermiston’s taxi tickets for senior and disabled residents will be more expensive in January.