Columbia Basin Top Stories

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Walla Walla

September 24, 2021

Slide thief admits guilt

WALLA WALLA – A Burbank man pleaded guilty to third-degree …Read More

Mission

September 24, 2021

CTUIR experiencing COVID-19 uptick

MISSION – The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation …Read More

Pendleton

September 24, 2021

PSD sees increase in student population

PENDLETON – For the first time in more than a …Read More

Umatilla County

September 24, 2021

Location of west county homeless shelter is questioned

UMATILLA COUNTY – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners heard …Read More

Walla Walla

September 23, 2021

City council reschedules interrupted meeting

WALLA WALLA – Wednesday night’s Walla Walla City Council meeting …Read More

Walla Walla

September 23, 2021

Van Donge pleads guilty to reckless burning and other crimes

WALLA WALLA – A Walla Walla woman has pled guilty …Read More

Salem

September 23, 2021

GOP representatives could walk out over redistricting

SALEM – The Oregon House of Representatives special redistricting session …Read More

Walla Walla

September 23, 2021

WWPS board reschedules interrupted meeting

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Public Schools Board of …Read More

Pendleton

September 23, 2021

Water project is coming to Pendleton

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council has approved a $12 …Read More

Walla Walla

September 23, 2021

WW vaccination clinics are scheduled

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla County Department of Community …Read More

Tri-Cities

September 22, 2021

KPD investigates homicide

KENNEWICK – A homicide investigation is underway around West Seventh …Read More

Walla Walla

September 22, 2021

First Avenue Plaza could become permanent

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council will consider …Read More

Salem

September 22, 2021

Area legislative districts will grow

 SALEM – There are two separate redistricting moves at work …Read More

Walla Walla

September 22, 2021

M-F man will do time in jail

WALLA WALLA – A Milton-Freewater man who pled guilty in …Read More

Pendleton

September 22, 2021

PSD students are coping with mask mandate

PENDLETON – Pendleton School Superintendent Chris Fritsch reports that students …Read More

Pendleton

September 21, 2021

Round-Up causes few law enforcement problems

PENDLETON – The people who attended the events surrounding Pendleton …Read More

Walla Walla

September 21, 2021

WWCC requires vaccination validation

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Community College is requiring all …Read More

Pendleton

September 21, 2021

PDC, PCC meet tonight

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Development Commission meets at 6 p.m. …Read More

Walla Walla

September 21, 2021

WWPS board gets update on construction

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Public Schools Board of …Read More

Hermiston

September 21, 2021

Four council seats are coming up for election

HERMISTON – Candidates interested in serving on the Hermiston City …Read More

Pendleton

September 20, 2021

Two incidents involving firearms reported during Round-Up week

PENDLETON – In spite of a relatively well-behaved crowd in …Read More

Walla Walla

September 20, 2021

The clock is ticking for downtown Walla Walla parkers

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Police Department resumes downtown …Read More

Salem

September 20, 2021

Redistricting special session starts today

SALEM – The Oregon Legislature starts a special session this …Read More

Walla Walla

September 20, 2021

Courthouse is getting a facelift

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla County Board of Commissioners …Read More

Pendleton

September 20, 2021

PSD board to see letter from the governor

PENDLETON – The Pendleton School District Board of Directors meets …Read More

Pendleton

September 19, 2021

Wright does it right winning all-around title

The following information regarding the finals of the 2021 Pendleton …Read More

College Place

September 18, 2021

Shots fired incident under investigation

COLLEGE PLACE — College Place police officers responded to a …Read More

Walla Walla

September 17, 2021

WWPD searching for two wanted for serious charges

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Police Department is asking …Read More

Umatilla County

September 17, 2021

One killed, two injured in I-84 crash

UMATILLA COUNTY – Two participants at the Pendleton Round-Up were …Read More

Baker City

September 17, 2021

Westward Ho! prep began early this morning

PENDLETON – The Westward Ho! Parade rolls through Pendleton at …Read More

Pendleton

September 17, 2021

Rain is in the forecast

PENDLETON – Rain might make the grass at the Pendleton …Read More

Walla Walla

September 17, 2021

City wants to hear from bicyclists

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee …Read More

Hermiston

September 17, 2021

Hill applies for state Supreme Court

HERMISTON – Earlier this week, Gov. Kate Brown issued a …Read More

Olympia

September 17, 2021

WA distributes community development grants

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Commerce Thursday announced …Read More

Pendleton

September 16, 2021

Pendleton Round-Up results 9-16-21

Pendleton Round-Up Thursday results (From the Pendleton Round-Up) Thursday’s Results:  …Read More

Burbank

September 16, 2021

Stolen vehicle found submerged near Ice Harbor Dam

BURBANK — Deputies from the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office …Read More

Baker City

September 16, 2021

Baker City Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing Covid-Relief Funds

BAKER CITY – (News Release from U.S. Attorney’s Office – District …Read More

Walla Walla

September 16, 2021

Equipment challenges create delays for sanitation division

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Fleet Services and Sanitation …Read More

Pendleton

September 16, 2021

Thursday Round-Up is in the pink

PENDLETON – It’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink day at …Read More

Olympia

September 16, 2021

Ferguson sends stern message to Biden administration

OLYMPIA – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is criticizing the …Read More

Hermiston

September 16, 2021

City is pleased with retail planning consultant

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council held a work session …Read More

Walla Walla

September 16, 2021

WWU is drilling a new well

COLLEGE PLACE – Walla Walla University drilling a new water …Read More

Pendleton

September 15, 2021

Wednesday at Round-Up

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Round-Up begins when the cannon sounds …Read More

Salem

September 15, 2021

Hill’s name is on the list for a state judgeship

SALEM – Gov. Kate Brown has issued a list of …Read More

Olympia

September 15, 2021

Arlene’s Flowers pays its fines

OLYMPIA – Richland florist Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers, …Read More

Hermiston

September 15, 2021

Tovey leaves Morrow County for Hermiston

HEPPNER – Morrow County District Attorney Justin Nelson says he …Read More

Walla Walla

September 15, 2021

The fines keep adding up for Refresco

WALLA WALLA – The Refresco Beverages Group bottling plant continues …Read More

Hermiston

September 14, 2021

Speed limit to drop on two more streets

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council has approved slowing things …Read More

Walla Walla

September 14, 2021

Suit against Inslee’s vax rule is filed in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA – A number of Washington state employees have …Read More

Pendleton

September 14, 2021

Tuesday at Round-Up

PENDLETON – Today marks the beginning of Blue Mountain Community …Read More

 September 24, 2021

Slide thief admits guilt

WALLA WALLA – A Burbank man pleaded guilty to third-degree …Read More

 September 24, 2021

CTUIR experiencing COVID-19 uptick

MISSION – The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation …Read More

 September 24, 2021

PSD sees increase in student population

PENDLETON – For the first time in more than a …Read More

 September 24, 2021

Location of west county homeless shelter is questioned

UMATILLA COUNTY – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners heard …Read More

 September 23, 2021

City council reschedules interrupted meeting

WALLA WALLA – Wednesday night’s Walla Walla City Council meeting …Read More

 September 23, 2021

Van Donge pleads guilty to reckless burning and other crimes

WALLA WALLA – A Walla Walla woman has pled guilty …Read More

 September 23, 2021

GOP representatives could walk out over redistricting

SALEM – The Oregon House of Representatives special redistricting session …Read More

 September 23, 2021

WWPS board reschedules interrupted meeting

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Public Schools Board of …Read More

 September 23, 2021

Water project is coming to Pendleton

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council has approved a $12 …Read More

 September 23, 2021

WW vaccination clinics are scheduled

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla County Department of Community …Read More

 September 22, 2021

KPD investigates homicide

KENNEWICK – A homicide investigation is underway around West Seventh …Read More

 September 22, 2021

First Avenue Plaza could become permanent

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council will consider …Read More

 September 22, 2021

Area legislative districts will grow

 SALEM – There are two separate redistricting moves at work …Read More

 September 22, 2021

M-F man will do time in jail

WALLA WALLA – A Milton-Freewater man who pled guilty in …Read More

 September 22, 2021

PSD students are coping with mask mandate

PENDLETON – Pendleton School Superintendent Chris Fritsch reports that students …Read More

 September 21, 2021

Round-Up causes few law enforcement problems

PENDLETON – The people who attended the events surrounding Pendleton …Read More

 September 21, 2021

WWCC requires vaccination validation

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Community College is requiring all …Read More

 September 21, 2021

PDC, PCC meet tonight

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Development Commission meets at 6 p.m. …Read More

 September 21, 2021

WWPS board gets update on construction

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Public Schools Board of …Read More

 September 21, 2021

Four council seats are coming up for election

HERMISTON – Candidates interested in serving on the Hermiston City …Read More

 September 20, 2021

Two incidents involving firearms reported during Round-Up week

PENDLETON – In spite of a relatively well-behaved crowd in …Read More

 September 20, 2021

The clock is ticking for downtown Walla Walla parkers

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Police Department resumes downtown …Read More

 September 20, 2021

Redistricting special session starts today

SALEM – The Oregon Legislature starts a special session this …Read More

 September 20, 2021

Courthouse is getting a facelift

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla County Board of Commissioners …Read More

 September 20, 2021

PSD board to see letter from the governor

PENDLETON – The Pendleton School District Board of Directors meets …Read More

 September 19, 2021

Wright does it right winning all-around title

The following information regarding the finals of the 2021 Pendleton …Read More

 September 18, 2021

Shots fired incident under investigation

COLLEGE PLACE — College Place police officers responded to a …Read More

 September 17, 2021

WWPD searching for two wanted for serious charges

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Police Department is asking …Read More

 September 17, 2021

One killed, two injured in I-84 crash

UMATILLA COUNTY – Two participants at the Pendleton Round-Up were …Read More

 September 17, 2021

Westward Ho! prep began early this morning

PENDLETON – The Westward Ho! Parade rolls through Pendleton at …Read More

 September 17, 2021

Rain is in the forecast

PENDLETON – Rain might make the grass at the Pendleton …Read More

 September 17, 2021

City wants to hear from bicyclists

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee …Read More

 September 17, 2021

Hill applies for state Supreme Court

HERMISTON – Earlier this week, Gov. Kate Brown issued a …Read More

 September 17, 2021

WA distributes community development grants

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Commerce Thursday announced …Read More

 September 16, 2021

Pendleton Round-Up results 9-16-21

Pendleton Round-Up Thursday results (From the Pendleton Round-Up) Thursday’s Results:  …Read More

 September 16, 2021

Stolen vehicle found submerged near Ice Harbor Dam

BURBANK — Deputies from the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office …Read More

 September 16, 2021

Baker City Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing Covid-Relief Funds

BAKER CITY – (News Release from U.S. Attorney’s Office – District …Read More

 September 16, 2021

Equipment challenges create delays for sanitation division

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Fleet Services and Sanitation …Read More

 September 16, 2021

Thursday Round-Up is in the pink

PENDLETON – It’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink day at …Read More

 September 16, 2021

Ferguson sends stern message to Biden administration

OLYMPIA – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is criticizing the …Read More

 September 16, 2021

City is pleased with retail planning consultant

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council held a work session …Read More

 September 16, 2021

WWU is drilling a new well

COLLEGE PLACE – Walla Walla University drilling a new water …Read More

 September 15, 2021

Wednesday at Round-Up

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Round-Up begins when the cannon sounds …Read More

 September 15, 2021

Hill’s name is on the list for a state judgeship

SALEM – Gov. Kate Brown has issued a list of …Read More

 September 15, 2021

Arlene’s Flowers pays its fines

OLYMPIA – Richland florist Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers, …Read More

 September 15, 2021

Tovey leaves Morrow County for Hermiston

HEPPNER – Morrow County District Attorney Justin Nelson says he …Read More

 September 15, 2021

The fines keep adding up for Refresco

WALLA WALLA – The Refresco Beverages Group bottling plant continues …Read More

 September 14, 2021

Speed limit to drop on two more streets

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council has approved slowing things …Read More

 September 14, 2021

Suit against Inslee’s vax rule is filed in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA – A number of Washington state employees have …Read More

 September 14, 2021

Tuesday at Round-Up

PENDLETON – Today marks the beginning of Blue Mountain Community …Read More