PENDLETON — Barely a day after back-to-back mass shootings rocked the nation, police in Hermiston on Aug. 5 were tracking down who shot and injured two teen boys.
Access to capital one of the main obstacles to further restoring century-old building
WESTON — Tim Hughes and Pam Giger can’t decide whether it was an accident or fate that brought them together, but they’re leaning toward the latter.
Council will also talk body cameras and Vert repairs
PENDLETON — Fire management officials on the Umatilla National Forest are preparing to implement the forest’s fall prescribed burn plan, which could impact camping and hunting opportunities in…
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Chamber of Commerce wants more travelers to stop in town on their drive through Interstate 84, and it’s not afraid to be obvious about it.
PENDLETON — Bonnie Smythe walked boldly across the grass, took the microphone and began belting out our national anthem — a song that is notoriously difficult to sing.
IRRIGON — Services scattered throughout northern Morrow County will be brought together in one Irrigon location after the county completes a new building.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Voters in and around Milton-Freewater get to decide if they want to support ambulance service at a higher tax rate.
Bonnie Smythe, of Pendleton, sings “The Star Spangled Banner” on Thursday evening during auditons to sing the song at this year’s Pendleton Round-Up.
PENDLETON — A late winter and wet spring have kept a lid on the 2019 Umatilla National Forest wildfire season.
Former Tucson fire chief third interim chief since April 2018
UMATILLA — Political pundits may wring their hands about rural American communities in decline, but Umatilla is one small town that’s not going anywhere.
UNION — The Oregon Department of Transportation announced via a press release Wednesday that the eastbound Exit 179 off-ramp on Interstate 84 to Interstate 82 will be closed for 24 hours begin…
MILTON-FREEWATER — Shayla Fawn Record Tsosie of Milton-Freewater faces murder for the death of her boyfriend in June.
BEND — The Bulletin in Bend lost its editor and gained a new publisher.
A young rider fights to stay aboard a wild, wooly sheep during the mutton busting event that kicks off the Farm-City Pro Rodeo in Hermiston.
HERMISTON — The morning of July 9 was shaping up to be like any other for George Gritz as he sipped his coffee at the Pheasant Cafe downtown.
PENDLETON — When the Pendleton Center for the Arts is crammed with over 70 teenagers playing rock music in every nook and cranny, it must be time for Rock & Roll Camp.
PENDLETON — The public has until Aug. 22 at 5 p.m. to submit comments on the Oregon Department of Energy’s order to approve the Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston Seventh-day Adventist Church is ready to rebuild a year after fire gutted their building on Highland Avenue.
HERMISTON — Hermiston police officer Mike Ellwood was on patrol early Wednesday when a vehicle caught his eye — a primer gray Chevrolet Impala with two semitruck tires strapped to the top.
BAKER CITY — Fire officials from the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest have pulled a new tool from their belts in their campaign to construct a wider strategy that allows flames to play their hi…
MILTON-FREEWATER — The Milton-Freewater Public Works Department begins sealing road cracks Monday from Southeast 15th Avenue south to Key Boulevard.
PENDLETON — Almost 5,000 miles away from home, a group of five 16-year-old girls and a chaperone from Minamisoma, Japan, have spent the last week experiencing what Pendleton has to offer.
UMATILLA COUNTY — A youth spent swimming saved Pendleton Parks and Recreation Director Liam Hughes’ life.
MILTON-FREEWATER — After an hour of questions and deliberations, the Milton-Freewater City Council passed a resolution Monday night to greenlight adding the reformation of its ambulance servic…
HERMISTON — The Hermiston School District is seeking applicants following the resignation of board member Dave Smith at Monday’s regular board meeting.
IRRIGON — Jeffrey Alan Kelly of Irrigon is in jail on charges of sexual abuse after leading law enforcement on a chase.
HERMISTON — The city of Hermiston continued to expand its public transportation offerings Monday by approving a new program subsidizing taxi rides to and from work.
HERMISTON — Umatilla County Fire District 1 responded to a grass fire near Westland and Powerline roads on Monday after 11 a.m.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — PacifiCorp has acquired sole ownership of the Foote Creek I wind generation facility, a 41.4-megawatt renewable energy project in Carbon County, Wyoming. The move will allow f…
HERMISTON — As Annikah Perez waited to sell her 147-pound lamb at the Umatilla County Fair’s youth livestock auction on Saturday, her voice wavered as she described the good times she had with Tulip.
WALLA WALLA — Milton-Freewater burglary suspect Amanda Maria Warren remains in jail in Walla Walla on charges ranging from theft to attempted murder after police in Burbank, Washington, shot her.
HERMISTON — Umatilla County customers of Sanitary Disposal Inc. will pay more for garbage service come Sept. 1.
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Police Department is warning the local business community about a scam targeting employees.
HERMISTON — When the recess bells ring later this month, elementary school students will have a place to go if they find themselves without a playmate thanks to recent the installation of 10 b…
BAKER CITY — A Baker City man pleaded guilty Friday in Baker County Circuit Court to criminally negligent homicide, unlawful possession of methamphetamine and recklessly endangering another pe…
PENDLETON — Delegates of the Oregon Republican Party will be flocking to the Pendleton Convention Center from all around the state next weekend, with Umatilla County set to host the 2019 Orego…
PENDLETON — Ryan Corey Newsome of Pendleton died this weekend after fleeing police Thursday and shooting himself in the head.
PENDLETON — The Umatilla National Forest is looking for volunteers to serve as campground hosts at Bull Prairie Lake Campground from now until October — duration is dependent on user use, but …
HERMISTON — As pigs roll around in the swine barn, and musicians draw crowds on the Main Stage, a dozen or so bales of straw provide seating for where the magic really happens — the Les Schwab…
PENDLETON — Trespassing calls in Pendleton surged up 22% from 2018 to 2019, and reports of sex crimes dropped almost 29%.
Pendleton Parks and Recreation director wants to make destinations out of May and Til Taylor parks
The Umatilla County Fair brought people of all ages and backgrounds together this week with “strong roots and cowboy boots.”
HERMISTON — Workers in the greater Hermiston area may have a cheaper way to get to work soon.
PENDLETON — Police say the man transported by a Life Flight helicopter to a Washington hospital from Interstate 84 in Pendleton on Thursday is still receiving medical care, despite media repor…
HERMISTON — The Oregon Legislature passed a balanced budget and funded new programs and projects this year. But Rep. Greg Smith, R-Heppner, is hoping that the next budget cycle will see a bett…
BOARDMAN — The Boardman City Council is discussing new rules for mobile vendors, but Mayor Sandy Toms said problems discussed may get worked out without a new city ordinance.
JOHN DAY — Two wolves seen east of Highway 395 and north of Mount Vernon don’t appear to have bred, and there’s been no evidence of livestock depredations.
Jubilee Lake in need of volunteer campground hosts
HEPPNER — Crews continue to make “good progress” on the HK Complex Fires in the Umatilla National Forest with lightning forecasts threatening to start more, according to a press release on Fri…
HERMISTON — When news of another mass shooting begins to spread, certain elements can bring the tragedy home for the people who weren’t there.
HERMISTON — As the Umatilla County Fair opened its gates for business on Thursday, dark clouds rolled in overhead while a damp warmth clung to the air.
HERMISTON — As Umatilla County Fair attendees roam the booths and barns, it is often families who provide the fuel for their adventure.