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The Linden Tree was named a historic tree in Echo in 1997. The locust tree is believed to have been planted in 1916 by Echo News publisher W.H. Crary and his wife Nan.

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When Echo first became a “Tree City USA,” none of the school’s students were born. But as it celebrated its 30th anniversary as a Tree City on Thursday, Echo city staff and teachers taught the…

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As the final gavel sounded on Thursday afternoon, everyone in the crowded boardroom heaved a mass sigh of fatigue.

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Morrow County is a growing clean energy hub, but on Tuesday it was just one of many links in the chain. Almost 200 massive turbine blades, each 67 meters long, were delivered by rail to the po…

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Some Hermiston residents will now be able to benefit from a national program that provides real estate assistance to teachers, health care workers, firefighters, law enforcement, emergency med…

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One of the dancers in Saturday night’s Dancing With Your Pendleton Stars broke away from her flooded home to perform.

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SALEM — Two elements make budgeting a painful math exercise for the Umatilla School District: employee health benefits and retirement benefits.

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The city of Echo will have a new administrator for the first time in nearly 40 years, starting on May 1. The city hired David Slaght, who will take the reins from longtime city manager Diane B…

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Hermiston Police have arrested a man in a June 2018 murder, and may make more arrests related to the homicide in coming days.

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PENDLETON — The release from McKay reservoir south of Pendleton is increasing from 1,200 cubic feet per second to 1,400 cfs, which could result in minor flooding.

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The April 5 article “Water, sewer rate increases to pay for capital projects” gave the wrong date for a groundbreaking for the city’s new water tower. It will be April 17 at noon at the corner…

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A bad dream often starts when the dreamer is tossed headlong into an impossible situation like taking a college exam after not attending class or skydiving without a parachute.

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The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners declared an emergency due to flooding. County emergency manager Tom Roberts explained the action allows the county to share resources with other coun…