WALLA WALLA — A College Place man has filed for appeal after being sentenced to more than 23 years in prison for manslaughter.
KENNEWICK, Washington — A former middle school paraeducator in Kennewick pleaded guilty Thursday to helping her husband carry out a secret relationship with a 13-year-old girl.
UMATILLA — Troy Bowser is out as superintendent of the state prison in Umatilla.
PENDLETON — Umatilla County Commissioner George Murdock leaves Monday on a fact-finding visit to the United States’ southern border.
PENDLETON — A nostalgic event at its core, the Pendleton Round-Up is governed by traditions.
PENDLETON — As bareback riding got underway at the Pendleton Round-Up Thursday, the third horse of the afternoon decided to add a little extra excitement to the show.
The night was a fusion of East and West, cowboy and Indian.
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Development Commission is trying to orient itself to take advantage of the last four years of the urban renewal district’s lifespan, and it could take several steps t…
PENDLETON — The 14 fires that made up the HK Complex in the Umatilla National Forest Service were fully contained last month, thanks in part to a fuel treatment plan dubbed “Wildcat.”
LA GRANDE — Friends of the Eastern Oregon family whose infant died in a crash this week are spreading the word about ways people can help.
LA GRANDE — The name of the pilot who died in a Sunday plane crash southwest of La Grande has been released by the Union County Sheriff's Office.
BAKER CITY — A former Baker City council member who pleaded guilty to criminal mischief in November 2017 after he was cited that summer at the abandoned lime plant near Huntington has filed a …
IRRIGON — The Irrigon Chamber of Commerce is in transition as it searches for a new director and a new home.
PENDLETON — Oregon marijuana retailers on Thursday began removing vaping products from their shelves and offering returns on previously purchased vape pens amid a nationwide scare over severe …
PENDLETON — Equipped with the “nose of a bloodhound,” Barbara Couture detects a burning scent emanating somewhere in her 108 S.E. Court Ave. shop.
PENDLETON — Tough Enough to Wear Pink continues to put the spurs to one of the roughest rides of all — breast cancer.
PORTLAND — Umatilla County is one of nine rural counties eligible to apply for grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture following severe winter storms that took place earlier this…
PENDLETON — For Angie Betts, Thursday is the best day of Round-Up week.
LA GRANDE — A Portland man landed in jail Monday in Pendleton after trying to escape police across more than 70 miles of Interstate 84.
LA GRANDE — Four days of fun, friendship-building activities await Eastern Oregon University’s incoming class of freshmen and transfer students during Week of Welcome.
PENDLETON — Gunner Weathers spread his feet wide in the packed dirt, extended his arms and would not budge against his opponent.
PENDLETON — Rodeo is a sport of numbers. The fast roping time, the big score on a ride.
STANFIELD — This October, taxpayers can expect their first payment on the school district bond to be lower than previously estimated, at approximately $2.49 per $1,000 of assessed value.
IRRIGON — An Irrigon man was arrested Monday on hit-and-run charges after a crash that occurred about 8 p.m. on Sunday.
MILTON-FREEWATER — A groundbreaking project just took another step toward breaking ground.
LA GRANDE — An aircraft and pilot that went off radar Sunday and were reported missing Tuesday have been located, the Union County Sheriff’s Office told The Observer Wednesday.
LA GRANDE — Faculty and staff of Eastern Oregon University return for the university’s 90th academic year on Sept. 16, as the fall term begins with the convocation and opening session.
WESTON — A Umatilla County man was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison Tuesday for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.
Hermiston administrator says rate comparison little comfort to customers who think utility bills are too expensive
PENDLETON — Algae blooms in Oregon’s waterways hamper recreation and cause crises when found in sources for drinking water. To keep people and their pets safe, federal and state agencies work …
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Round-Up’s military appreciation day at Saturday’s rodeo will open with a show unlike any other in the stadium’s recent history.
PENDLETON — There are no sea shanties in Joe Stoddard’s show, but he performed in front of a pirate ship regardless on Tuesday.
HERMISTON — The unpaved portion of Theater Lane between Northeast 10th and Northeast Eighth streets will be done sooner and for less money than expected after the Hermiston City Council voted …
JOHN DAY — Oregon State Police arrested a Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputy Monday on suspicion of attempted rape, child neglect and assault.
PENDLETON — The days of the Pendleton Round-Up Grounds hosting only one big event a year are long in the past.
PENDLETON — Two and a half hours. That’s the shortest amount of time so far that Dorothy Cyr and her family have been able to erect their five teepees in the Indian Village on the Sunday morni…
PENDLETON — The federal child pornography case against Jason Newsom of Pendleton continues to drag on.
SALEM — Oregon’s first-ever public records advocate is resigning from her post on Oct. 11.
PENDLETON — It’s a story that seemingly has it all: a classified mission, dashing young men in uniform, leaps out of flying airplanes, stray bombs, plus some wildfires and a side of racial pre…
PENDLETON — Recent widespread rainfall and cooler weather conditions across the Umatilla National Forest has decreased fire danger, prompting fire managers to lift all public use restrictions …
HUNTINGTON — A crash near Huntington seriously injured the driver and killed the passenger.
PENDLETON — Railroad crossing arms throughout Pendleton dropped around 5 a.m. Monday but no train was on the tracks.
UMATILLA — Pokémon cards were Andrew Lamb’s first drug of choice.
SALEM — For the last two decades, Oregon has rethought how it uses prisons.