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MILTON-FREEWATER — The largest fire burning in the Oregon Department of Forestry’s northeastern district is under control and under investigation.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Julie Wheeler is on a mission from God — a mission to help heal wounded warriors with Divide Camp.

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A wildfire in eastern Baker County that had major potential for rapid growth ended up fizzling early Monday evening, July 5, but it took half a dozen aircraft, along with bulldozers and firefi…

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PENDLETON — Firefighters contained a roughly 30-acre wildfire that burned Wednesday, June 30, for about an hour on the south side of Interstate 84 just west of Pendleton.

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PENDLETON — The word “unprecedented” isn’t thrown around lightly in meteorology, but the heat wave enveloping Eastern Oregon and the rest of the Northwest has no recorded historical precedent.

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ENTERPRISE — The early beginning of Oregon’s wildfire season was brief, but spectacular. Just one day after the Interagency Team 7 overhead team assumed command of the Joseph Canyon and Dry Cr…

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SALEM — Pendleton would join Bend and Redmond in an affordable housing pilot program under a bill now one step from legislative approval.

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PENDLETON — The Umatilla/Morrow Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association is inviting forest landowners to its Spring 2021 Field Day on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5538…

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BAKER CITY — They wind their way between the pines like wraiths, dripping dollops of fire with each stride.

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SUMMERVILLE — Kathy Oliver does not know what the future holds but she does know this: Her 15th year as a member of the Elgin Lions Club promises to be one of her most memorable — and busiest.

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LOSTINE CANYON — Despite past controversy, hard work and uncertain weather, the Lostine Corridor Public Safety Project is well underway, just past the halfway point in efforts to remove hazard…

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PENDLETON — Blue Mountain Community College turned to a familiar face to hold down the fort while it searches for a new president. But Connie Green’s second tenure leading the college will be …

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MISSION — The floods of February 2020 still weigh heavy on the minds of Brent Hall and Rachael Owen, whose home on River Road, about 12 miles east of Pendleton on the Umatilla Indian Reservati…

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LA GRANDE — Snow is proving to be a friend and foe this winter for Jesse Reed of Union as he helps reduce the odds of a catastrophic wildfire someday striking the Grande Ronde Valley.

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, has been named to the House Natural Resources Committee. The freshman lawmaker will sit on the panel that deals with legislation affecting water,…

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PENDLETON — Northeast Oregon tribal leaders are applauding President-elect Joe Biden’s choice of Rep. Deb Haaland, D-New Mexico, to lead the Department of Interior as part of his incoming admi…

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PENDLETON — A grant meant to provide temporary COVID-19 relief could also provide a permanent boost to Pendleton’s homeless services.

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Large trees, defined as 21 inches in diameter or bigger, make up just 3% of national forests in central and eastern Oregon, yet they store a disproportionately massive 42% of above-ground carb…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — The temporary ban on nonagricultural burning in unincorporated parts of Umatilla County will officially by lifted at noon on Thursday, Oct. 22.