Columbia Basin Top Stories

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Heppner

October 28, 2020

PDX man with no ride to court starts walking

HEPPNER – There will soon be a new legend at …Read More

Snoqualmie Pass

October 27, 2020

Screws loose on I-90

SNOQUALMIE PASS – Washington’s “Secure Your Load” week had just …Read More

Heppner

October 27, 2020

Tomorrow is back to school time in Morrow County

HEPPNER – The Morrow County School District will open its …Read More

Pendleton

October 27, 2020

Pretrial conference for alleged child rapist is today

PENDLETON – A pretrial conference is set for 10 a.m. …Read More

College Place

October 27, 2020

Council to consider bicycling ordinance

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place City Council will consider …Read More

Pendleton

October 27, 2020

County wants review of ODOC decision

PENDLETON –Umatilla County is seeking a review of the Oregon …Read More

Walla Walla

October 27, 2020

Bond project work is in full swing

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools reports that construction …Read More

Pendleton

October 26, 2020

Murdock urges people to get flu shots

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Commissioner George Murdock is worried about …Read More

Hermiston

October 26, 2020

Four are charged in armed robbery

HERMISTON – The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has four suspects …Read More

Seattle

October 26, 2020

Judge issues drop-box ruling

SEATTLE – The Washington State Association of Counties got a …Read More

Walla Walla

October 26, 2020

Commissioners to consider Homeland Security grant

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

Pendleton

October 26, 2020

Rowan wants to take legislators for a ride

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says there are …Read More

Walla Walla

October 26, 2020

WWPS working on return to sports plan

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla School Superintendent Wade Smith said …Read More

Pendleton

October 26, 2020

City sets Salem priorities

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton is gearing up for …Read More

Boardman

October 25, 2020

Ordinance demolition scheduled for Monday

BOARDMAN – The Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island is …Read More

Seoul, South Korea

October 24, 2020

Straily enters the record books

SEOUL – Dan Straily, pitching for the Lotte Giants of …Read More

Walla Walla

October 24, 2020

Jail inmate tests positive for COVID-19

WALLA WALLA – News release from the Walla Walla County …Read More

Walla Walla

October 23, 2020

Drug take-back events planned

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Police Department is observing …Read More

Pendleton

October 23, 2020

PDC approves complete Til Taylor Park makeover

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Development Commission has approved a proposal …Read More

Walla Walla

October 23, 2020

Structure fire under investigation

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Fire Department is investigating …Read More

Hermiston

October 23, 2020

CDA rescinds controversial resolution quickly and quietly

HERMISTON – The Columbia Development Authority walked back a controversial …Read More

Walla Walla

October 23, 2020

DeBolt enters a new zone

WALLA WALLA – Meghan DeBolt will be the executive director …Read More

Pendleton

October 23, 2020

Brown seeks more info for schools opening

SALEM – Gov. Kate Brown and the Healthy Schools Reopening …Read More

Olympia

October 23, 2020

Inslee updates COVID-19 directory for churches

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has updated his COVID-19 guidance …Read More

Olympia

October 22, 2020

DOH submits vaccine plan to CDC

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Health has submitted its …Read More

Athena

October 22, 2020

Hansell says COVID is number-one concern

ATHENA – Oregon Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) is hearing from …Read More

Hermiston

October 22, 2020

County is ready for today’s CDA meeting

HERMISTON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners memorialized its …Read More

Olympia

October 22, 2020

Inslee clamps down on colleges during COVID

OLYMPIA – Widespread COVID-19 outbreaks on college campuses have prompted …Read More

Pendleton

October 22, 2020

Urban renewal district will not expire in 2023

PENDLETON – Pendleton’s urban renewal district has been extended indefinitely. …Read More

Asotin

October 22, 2020

COVID-19 surges in Asotin County

ASOTIN – A spike in COVID-19 cases has been observed …Read More

The Dalles

October 21, 2020

Morrow, Umatilla in the top 5 for lowest unemployment

THE DALLES – The Oregon Employment Department has issued its …Read More

Walla Walla

October 21, 2020

WWPS delays reopening plan

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

Pendleton

October 21, 2020

Rowan wants OSSA to take action in Salem

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says a recent …Read More

Walla Walla

October 21, 2020

Man is charged with drugging, raping two women

WALLA WALLA – Benjamin Garcia Jr., 42, is being held …Read More

Pendleton

October 21, 2020

A chill is coming

PENDLETON  — Canada is sending a cold front into the …Read More

Hermiston

October 21, 2020

Christian school sues Gov. Brown

HERMISTON – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys has filed a lawsuit …Read More

Prosser

October 21, 2020

Inslee asks for bridge disaster declaration

PROSSER – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is asking the federal …Read More

Pendleton

October 20, 2020

EOCI inmate with COVID-19 passes away

PENDLETON – An inmate at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution who …Read More

Athena

October 20, 2020

Redistricting time is approaching

ATHENA – The 2021 session of the Oregon Legislature will …Read More

Hermiston

October 20, 2020

County wins first Ramos case

HERMISTON – Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus says his …Read More

Salem

October 20, 2020

OHA issues COVID-19 warning

SALEM – Oregon Health Authority officials say if action isn’t …Read More

Walla Walla

October 20, 2020

Back to school vote is tonight

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla School District Board of …Read More

Pendleton

October 20, 2020

PDC could decide its future tonight

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Development Commission will consider its future …Read More

College Place

October 20, 2020

Planning commission will tackle development code

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place Planning Commission holds its …Read More

Walla Walla

October 19, 2020

SEATech grads are wanted

WALLA WALLA – Jackson Contractor Group has hired three Southeast …Read More

Heppner

October 19, 2020

Smith says his district is tired of COVID-19, riots

HEPPNER – Oregon State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) says his …Read More

Pendleton

October 19, 2020

Juvenile department studying Sunridge student case

PENDLETON – Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus says the …Read More

Walla Walla

October 19, 2020

Council will sharpen its pencils

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

Pendleton

October 19, 2020

Murdock says COVID counts can be deceptive

PENDLETON – The state’s count of COVID-19 cases by counties …Read More

Walla Walla

October 19, 2020

Prescribed burn is canceled

WALLA WALLA – The city of Walla Walla and the …Read More

 October 28, 2020

PDX man with no ride to court starts walking

HEPPNER – There will soon be a new legend at …Read More

 October 27, 2020

Screws loose on I-90

SNOQUALMIE PASS – Washington’s “Secure Your Load” week had just …Read More

 October 27, 2020

Tomorrow is back to school time in Morrow County

HEPPNER – The Morrow County School District will open its …Read More

 October 27, 2020

Pretrial conference for alleged child rapist is today

PENDLETON – A pretrial conference is set for 10 a.m. …Read More

 October 27, 2020

Council to consider bicycling ordinance

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place City Council will consider …Read More

 October 27, 2020

County wants review of ODOC decision

PENDLETON –Umatilla County is seeking a review of the Oregon …Read More

 October 27, 2020

Bond project work is in full swing

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools reports that construction …Read More

 October 26, 2020

Murdock urges people to get flu shots

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Commissioner George Murdock is worried about …Read More

 October 26, 2020

Four are charged in armed robbery

HERMISTON – The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has four suspects …Read More

 October 26, 2020

Judge issues drop-box ruling

SEATTLE – The Washington State Association of Counties got a …Read More

 October 26, 2020

Commissioners to consider Homeland Security grant

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

 October 26, 2020

Rowan wants to take legislators for a ride

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says there are …Read More

 October 26, 2020

WWPS working on return to sports plan

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla School Superintendent Wade Smith said …Read More

 October 26, 2020

City sets Salem priorities

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton is gearing up for …Read More

 October 25, 2020

Ordinance demolition scheduled for Monday

BOARDMAN – The Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island is …Read More

 October 24, 2020

Straily enters the record books

SEOUL – Dan Straily, pitching for the Lotte Giants of …Read More

 October 24, 2020

Jail inmate tests positive for COVID-19

WALLA WALLA – News release from the Walla Walla County …Read More

 October 23, 2020

Drug take-back events planned

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Police Department is observing …Read More

 October 23, 2020

PDC approves complete Til Taylor Park makeover

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Development Commission has approved a proposal …Read More

 October 23, 2020

Structure fire under investigation

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Fire Department is investigating …Read More

 October 23, 2020

CDA rescinds controversial resolution quickly and quietly

HERMISTON – The Columbia Development Authority walked back a controversial …Read More

 October 23, 2020

DeBolt enters a new zone

WALLA WALLA – Meghan DeBolt will be the executive director …Read More

 October 23, 2020

Brown seeks more info for schools opening

SALEM – Gov. Kate Brown and the Healthy Schools Reopening …Read More

 October 23, 2020

Inslee updates COVID-19 directory for churches

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has updated his COVID-19 guidance …Read More

 October 22, 2020

DOH submits vaccine plan to CDC

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Health has submitted its …Read More

 October 22, 2020

Hansell says COVID is number-one concern

ATHENA – Oregon Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) is hearing from …Read More

 October 22, 2020

County is ready for today’s CDA meeting

HERMISTON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners memorialized its …Read More

 October 22, 2020

Inslee clamps down on colleges during COVID

OLYMPIA – Widespread COVID-19 outbreaks on college campuses have prompted …Read More

 October 22, 2020

Urban renewal district will not expire in 2023

PENDLETON – Pendleton’s urban renewal district has been extended indefinitely. …Read More

 October 22, 2020

COVID-19 surges in Asotin County

ASOTIN – A spike in COVID-19 cases has been observed …Read More

 October 21, 2020

Morrow, Umatilla in the top 5 for lowest unemployment

THE DALLES – The Oregon Employment Department has issued its …Read More

 October 21, 2020

WWPS delays reopening plan

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

 October 21, 2020

Rowan wants OSSA to take action in Salem

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says a recent …Read More

 October 21, 2020

Man is charged with drugging, raping two women

WALLA WALLA – Benjamin Garcia Jr., 42, is being held …Read More

 October 21, 2020

A chill is coming

PENDLETON  — Canada is sending a cold front into the …Read More

 October 21, 2020

Christian school sues Gov. Brown

HERMISTON – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys has filed a lawsuit …Read More

 October 21, 2020

Inslee asks for bridge disaster declaration

PROSSER – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is asking the federal …Read More

 October 20, 2020

EOCI inmate with COVID-19 passes away

PENDLETON – An inmate at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution who …Read More

 October 20, 2020

Redistricting time is approaching

ATHENA – The 2021 session of the Oregon Legislature will …Read More

 October 20, 2020

County wins first Ramos case

HERMISTON – Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus says his …Read More

 October 20, 2020

OHA issues COVID-19 warning

SALEM – Oregon Health Authority officials say if action isn’t …Read More

 October 20, 2020

Back to school vote is tonight

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla School District Board of …Read More

 October 20, 2020

PDC could decide its future tonight

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Development Commission will consider its future …Read More

 October 20, 2020

Planning commission will tackle development code

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place Planning Commission holds its …Read More

 October 19, 2020

SEATech grads are wanted

WALLA WALLA – Jackson Contractor Group has hired three Southeast …Read More

 October 19, 2020

Smith says his district is tired of COVID-19, riots

HEPPNER – Oregon State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) says his …Read More

 October 19, 2020

Juvenile department studying Sunridge student case

PENDLETON – Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus says the …Read More

 October 19, 2020

Council will sharpen its pencils

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

 October 19, 2020

Murdock says COVID counts can be deceptive

PENDLETON – The state’s count of COVID-19 cases by counties …Read More

 October 19, 2020

Prescribed burn is canceled

WALLA WALLA – The city of Walla Walla and the …Read More