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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.”

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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 …

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PENDLETON — Equipped with the “nose of a bloodhound,” Barbara Couture detects a burning scent emanating somewhere in her 108 S.E. Court Ave. shop.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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IRRIGON — An Irrigon man was arrested Monday on hit-and-run charges after a crash that occurred about 8 p.m. on Sunday.

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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. 

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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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…