Columbia Basin Top Stories

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Olympia

November 6, 2020

WA to count more ballots today

OLYMPIA – Election departments throughout Washington state are set to …Read More

Pendleton

November 6, 2020

Not all is a loss due to COVID-19

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton’s coffers have taken a …Read More

Baker City

November 6, 2020

Smith shares school survey results

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools Superintendent Wade Smith …Read More

Milton-Freewater

November 5, 2020

Second man arrested in fatal crash

MILTON-FREEWATER – Charles Wesley Falconer, 38, of Idaho has been …Read More

Walla Walla

November 5, 2020

COVID outbreak reported at jail

WALLA WALLA – An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Walla …Read More

November 5, 2020

Walden: Pelosi blocked stimulus package

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – Congress could pass another COVID-19 …Read More

Pendleton

November 5, 2020

City preps for new OSHA guidelines

PENDLETON – Oregon OSHA is expected to approve a long …Read More

Pendleton

November 5, 2020

Roberts says Measure 110 is misleading

PENDLETON – Oregon has become the first state to decriminalize …Read More

College Place

November 5, 2020

District returns to distance learning

COLLEGE PLACE – College Place Public Schools is returning to …Read More

Richland, Washington

November 5, 2020

Couple killed in crash

RICHLAND, Washington – Two people from Sunnyside lost their lives …Read More

Walla Walla

November 4, 2020

Curbside leave pickups continue

WALLA WALLA – City street crews completed the first round …Read More

Election Headquarters

November 4, 2020

Recapping preliminary results

The final counts aren’t in yet. Preliminary results are and …Read More

November 4, 2020

Fentanyl claims another life

PENDLETON – Fentanyl took a life in Pendleton over the …Read More

Walla Walla

November 4, 2020

Quarantine housing agreement is signed

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County is contracting with Providence …Read More

November 4, 2020

Brace for cold weather

PENDLETON – The weather in the region is due to …Read More

Portland

November 4, 2020

COVID impacts the price of crude

PORTLAND – Gas prices are holding steady or dropping across …Read More

Baker City

November 3, 2020

OREGON UNOFFICIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

November 3, 2020 (Initial results, final results may vary) PRESIDENT …Read More

Walla Walla

November 3, 2020

Health department launches new COVID site

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

Pendleton

November 3, 2020

October was warmer than normal

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service said October brought warmer …Read More

Pendleton

November 3, 2020

Campbell is city’s newest councilman

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council interviewed the nine people …Read More

Baker City

November 3, 2020

Election will determine if supermajorities will continue

SALEM –Today’s election will determine if Democrats will maintain their …Read More

Walla Walla

November 3, 2020

School board to look at survey results

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla School Board will review …Read More

Pendleton

November 3, 2020

History is being written in Pendleton’s skies

PENDLETON – Eastern Oregon Regional Airport Tower Manager Dan Bandel …Read More

Walla Walla

November 2, 2020

COVID-19 spike forces school district to cut back on-campus activities

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools has announced it …Read More

Walla Walla

November 2, 2020

Limited sports practices start this week

WALLA WALLA – Student athletes at Walla Walla High School …Read More

Olympia

November 2, 2020

Counselor accused of rape loses license

OLYMPIA – The secretary of health has immediately suspended the …Read More

Pendleton

November 2, 2020

Council meeting switched to Monday

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council will not meet for …Read More

Pendleton

November 2, 2020

Oregon eases school reopening rules

SALEM – An estimated 130,000 public school students in Oregon …Read More

Pendleton

November 2, 2020

County schools have a goal for opening

PENDLETON – Gov. Kate Brown and health and education officials …Read More

Walla Walla

November 2, 2020

Commissioners to set budget hearing

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

Washington, D.C.

November 2, 2020

Walden believes Trump voters are stronger in their support

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) is …Read More

Yakima

October 31, 2020

Yakima judge’s ruling impacts voters in the Midwest

YAKIMA – A federal judge in Yakima has ordered the …Read More

Hermiston

October 30, 2020

Shooting investigation continues

HERMISTON – The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has released more …Read More

Washington, D.C.

October 30, 2020

Walden: Polls can be wrong

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – As Election Day looms, polls …Read More

Hermiston

October 30, 2020

Two dead in shooting near Hermiston

HERMISTON – Few details have been released in a shooting …Read More

Pendleton

October 30, 2020

Police are ready for tricks and treats

PENDLETON – Halloween on a Saturday usually means concerns not …Read More

October 30, 2020

Man jailed in fatal crash

MILTON-FREEWATER – Milton-Freewater Police Chief Doug Boedigheimer reports that his …Read More

Prescott

October 30, 2020

Shelton sentenced to time served, community custody

WALLA WALLA – Maxwell Shelton, 20, of Prescott has been …Read More

Bloomington, Minnesota

October 30, 2020

Feds are kicking wolves off the list

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota – Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt …Read More

Tri-Cities

October 30, 2020

Voyeur is arrested

KENNEWICK – Earlier this month, Kennewick Police responded to the …Read More

Salem

October 30, 2020

OHA says stay home for Halloween

SALEM – The Oregon Health Authority is asking people to …Read More

Pendleton

October 29, 2020

Camp removal prompts call to police

PENDLETON – Pendleton police were called to a homeless man’s …Read More

Walla Walla

October 29, 2020

School board seeks families’ input on reopening

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla School Board wants input …Read More

Pendleton

October 29, 2020

Oregon school metric revision is expected soon

PENDLETON – Gov. Kate Brown and officials for the Oregon …Read More

Walla Walla

October 29, 2020

Virtual comments will be allowed at council meetings

WALLA WALLA – When the Walla Walla City Council meetings …Read More

Washington, D.C.

October 28, 2020

USDA gives College Place $6 million for water project

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – The U.S. Department of Agriculture …Read More

Pendleton

October 28, 2020

PDC to help with Old West plaza project

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Development Commission is giving Old West …Read More

Walla Walla

October 28, 2020

Barnes pleads guilty to reduced charge

WALLA WALLA – Joey Barnes, 28, of College Place has …Read More

Pendleton

October 28, 2020

Umatilla County is too big to open schools now

PENDLETON – Students in both Morrow and Union counties are …Read More

Walla Walla

October 28, 2020

Council to look at projected budget revenues

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council is hosting …Read More

 November 6, 2020

WA to count more ballots today

OLYMPIA – Election departments throughout Washington state are set to …Read More

 November 6, 2020

Not all is a loss due to COVID-19

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton’s coffers have taken a …Read More

 November 6, 2020

Smith shares school survey results

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools Superintendent Wade Smith …Read More

 November 5, 2020

Second man arrested in fatal crash

MILTON-FREEWATER – Charles Wesley Falconer, 38, of Idaho has been …Read More

 November 5, 2020

COVID outbreak reported at jail

WALLA WALLA – An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Walla …Read More

 November 5, 2020

Walden: Pelosi blocked stimulus package

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – Congress could pass another COVID-19 …Read More

 November 5, 2020

City preps for new OSHA guidelines

PENDLETON – Oregon OSHA is expected to approve a long …Read More

 November 5, 2020

Roberts says Measure 110 is misleading

PENDLETON – Oregon has become the first state to decriminalize …Read More

 November 5, 2020

District returns to distance learning

COLLEGE PLACE – College Place Public Schools is returning to …Read More

 November 5, 2020

Couple killed in crash

RICHLAND, Washington – Two people from Sunnyside lost their lives …Read More

 November 4, 2020

Curbside leave pickups continue

WALLA WALLA – City street crews completed the first round …Read More

 November 4, 2020

Recapping preliminary results

The final counts aren’t in yet. Preliminary results are and …Read More

 November 4, 2020

Fentanyl claims another life

PENDLETON – Fentanyl took a life in Pendleton over the …Read More

 November 4, 2020

Quarantine housing agreement is signed

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County is contracting with Providence …Read More

 November 4, 2020

Brace for cold weather

PENDLETON – The weather in the region is due to …Read More

 November 4, 2020

COVID impacts the price of crude

PORTLAND – Gas prices are holding steady or dropping across …Read More

 November 3, 2020

OREGON UNOFFICIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

November 3, 2020 (Initial results, final results may vary) PRESIDENT …Read More

 November 3, 2020

Health department launches new COVID site

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

 November 3, 2020

October was warmer than normal

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service said October brought warmer …Read More

 November 3, 2020

Campbell is city’s newest councilman

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council interviewed the nine people …Read More

 November 3, 2020

Election will determine if supermajorities will continue

SALEM –Today’s election will determine if Democrats will maintain their …Read More

 November 3, 2020

School board to look at survey results

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla School Board will review …Read More

 November 3, 2020

History is being written in Pendleton’s skies

PENDLETON – Eastern Oregon Regional Airport Tower Manager Dan Bandel …Read More

 November 2, 2020

COVID-19 spike forces school district to cut back on-campus activities

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools has announced it …Read More

 November 2, 2020

Limited sports practices start this week

WALLA WALLA – Student athletes at Walla Walla High School …Read More

 November 2, 2020

Counselor accused of rape loses license

OLYMPIA – The secretary of health has immediately suspended the …Read More

 November 2, 2020

Council meeting switched to Monday

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council will not meet for …Read More

 November 2, 2020

Oregon eases school reopening rules

SALEM – An estimated 130,000 public school students in Oregon …Read More

 November 2, 2020

County schools have a goal for opening

PENDLETON – Gov. Kate Brown and health and education officials …Read More

 November 2, 2020

Commissioners to set budget hearing

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

 November 2, 2020

Walden believes Trump voters are stronger in their support

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) is …Read More

 October 31, 2020

Yakima judge’s ruling impacts voters in the Midwest

YAKIMA – A federal judge in Yakima has ordered the …Read More

 October 30, 2020

Shooting investigation continues

HERMISTON – The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has released more …Read More

 October 30, 2020

Walden: Polls can be wrong

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – As Election Day looms, polls …Read More

 October 30, 2020

Two dead in shooting near Hermiston

HERMISTON – Few details have been released in a shooting …Read More

 October 30, 2020

Police are ready for tricks and treats

PENDLETON – Halloween on a Saturday usually means concerns not …Read More

 October 30, 2020

Man jailed in fatal crash

MILTON-FREEWATER – Milton-Freewater Police Chief Doug Boedigheimer reports that his …Read More

 October 30, 2020

Shelton sentenced to time served, community custody

WALLA WALLA – Maxwell Shelton, 20, of Prescott has been …Read More

 October 30, 2020

Feds are kicking wolves off the list

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota – Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt …Read More

 October 30, 2020

Voyeur is arrested

KENNEWICK – Earlier this month, Kennewick Police responded to the …Read More

 October 30, 2020

OHA says stay home for Halloween

SALEM – The Oregon Health Authority is asking people to …Read More

 October 29, 2020

Camp removal prompts call to police

PENDLETON – Pendleton police were called to a homeless man’s …Read More

 October 29, 2020

School board seeks families’ input on reopening

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla School Board wants input …Read More

 October 29, 2020

Oregon school metric revision is expected soon

PENDLETON – Gov. Kate Brown and officials for the Oregon …Read More

 October 29, 2020

Virtual comments will be allowed at council meetings

WALLA WALLA – When the Walla Walla City Council meetings …Read More

 October 28, 2020

USDA gives College Place $6 million for water project

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – The U.S. Department of Agriculture …Read More

 October 28, 2020

PDC to help with Old West plaza project

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Development Commission is giving Old West …Read More

 October 28, 2020

Barnes pleads guilty to reduced charge

WALLA WALLA – Joey Barnes, 28, of College Place has …Read More

 October 28, 2020

Umatilla County is too big to open schools now

PENDLETON – Students in both Morrow and Union counties are …Read More

 October 28, 2020

Council to look at projected budget revenues

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council is hosting …Read More