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Wallowa

July 24, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Saturday evening update

News release from the Umatilla National Forest: Wallowa, OR – …Read More

Portland

July 24, 2021

U.S. Forest Service updates use restrictions

News release from the U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Division …Read More

Mission

July 23, 2021

CTUIR issues more fire restrictions

News release from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian …Read More

Baker City

July 23, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Update for July 23 morning

Wallowa, OR – The Elbow Creek fire is now 20,810 acres …Read More

Walla Walla County

July 23, 2021

WA police reform laws will impact local policing

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – Walla Walla County Sheriff Mark Crider, …Read More

Pendleton

July 23, 2021

Traffic scofflaws irk the chief

PENDLETON – Pendleton Police Chief Chuck Byram reminds people to …Read More

Walla Walla

July 23, 2021

Fern and Abbott makes the to-do list

WALLA WALLA – Improvements are coming to the intersection of …Read More

Mission

July 23, 2021

CTUIR hyper-alert to wildfire danger

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

Washington, D.C.

July 23, 2021

Bentz bill would give Forest Service more clout

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) took to …Read More

Baker City

July 22, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Update For July 22

Wallowa, OR  – The Elbow Creek fire, now at 19,993 acres, is …Read More

Pendleton

July 22, 2021

Man jailed after threatening kids with knife

PENDLETON – Kevin Kelly Gwin, 54, of Pendleton is in …Read More

Walla Walla

July 22, 2021

Two are arrested on warrants, one remains at large

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Police and the Walla Walla …Read More

Pendleton

July 22, 2021

Planning commission looks at Blakely Addition

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. …Read More

Pendleton

July 22, 2021

City saves street money, hires caterer at this week’s meeting

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council approved a new caterer …Read More

Walla Walla

July 22, 2021

Corps increases fire restrictions

WALLA WALLA – Due to increasingly dry and hot conditions, …Read More

Olympia

July 22, 2021

Bag ban begins in October

OLYMPIA – Washington’s statewide ban on single-use plastic bags begins …Read More

Pendleton

July 21, 2021

UCSO’s new deputy is already certified

PENDLETON – There’s a new deputy in Umatilla County. Sheriff …Read More

Walla Walla

July 21, 2021

WSDOT: Stay out of the roundabout

WALLA WALLA — As work continues on the State Route 125 …Read More

Pendleton

July 21, 2021

Rowan clarifies jail renovation project

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan is glad that …Read More

Olympia

July 21, 2021

DNR shuts down E WA lands

OLYMPIA — Due to the extreme fire danger and ongoing …Read More

Pendleton

July 20, 2021

Beacon of the Sentinels is taking shape

PENDLETON – Beacon of the Sentinels comes together in Pendleton …Read More

Lacey

July 20, 2021

Most WA sheriffs sign Second Amendment letter

LACEY – The Washington State Sheriff’s Association has sent a …Read More

Pendleton

July 20, 2021

Work begins on affordable housing project

PENDLETON – A virtual groundbreaking is being held tomorrow (Wednesday) …Read More

Baker City

July 20, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Update for July 20

WALLOWA, OR –  The Elbow Creek Fire, located about 17 miles …Read More

Tumwater

July 20, 2021

WA issues worker protection rules for wildfire smoke

TUMWATER – With more than 600 wildfires already reported this …Read More

Pendleton

July 20, 2021

Parks and Rec preps for after-school program

PENDLETON – The after school program for Pendleton elementary students …Read More

Pendleton

July 20, 2021

Pendleton man arrested for attempted murder

News release from the Pendleton Police Department: July 20, 2021 …Read More

Pendleton

July 20, 2021

Council to meet two new managers

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

Burbank

July 20, 2021

Meeting on Ice Harbor master plan is set

BURBANK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla …Read More

Pendleton

July 20, 2021

Don’t forget required vaccinations

PENDLETON – COVID-19 isn’t the only disease with a vaccine. …Read More

Dayton

July 20, 2021

Better internet is coming to Columbia County

DAYTON – After years of planning, better internet is coming …Read More

Baker City

July 19, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Update

WALLOWA – Two days of fire growth not previously captured …Read More

Baker City

July 19, 2021

Much of Eastern Oregon under Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has Issued a Red …Read More

Pendleton

July 19, 2021

Murdock plans no endorsement

PENDLETON – Ever since Umatilla County Commissioner George Murdock was …Read More

Pendleton

July 19, 2021

Gatherings are root of COVID uptick

PENDLETON – COVID-19 cases may be dropping in most of …Read More

Eugene

July 19, 2021

Researchers suggest Brown should be mum about vaccinations

EUGENE – Researchers at the University of Oregon have surveyed …Read More

Walla Walla

July 19, 2021

Writers needed for transportation benefit district question

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council has voted …Read More

Pendleton

July 19, 2021

Soft starts are planned for some PSD students

PENDLETON – While the Pendleton School District waits for the …Read More

Walla Walla

July 19, 2021

Lincoln High renovation is on the agenda

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

Pendleton

July 18, 2021

Fire danger heightens

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service has issued a red …Read More

Walla Walla County

July 18, 2021

Serious injury crash shuts down Highway 12

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – A crash has left a Walla …Read More

Walla Walla

July 17, 2021

Lick Creek Fire 30% contained at 68,153 acres

ASOTIN, WA – (Release from Pacific Northwest Team 3)  Lick …Read More

Wallowa County

July 16, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire grows to 10,000 acres

(Evening update from the Umatilla National Forest) Firefighters battled winds …Read More

La Grande

July 16, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire nears 11,000 acres

PENDLETON, LA GRANDE, VALE and BAKER CITY, Ore. – UPDATE: …Read More

Mission

July 16, 2021

CTUIR names new interim executive director

MISSION – The Board of Trustees for the Confederated Tribes …Read More

Athena

July 16, 2021

Hansell brings telepharmacy to Oregon

ATHENA – State Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) says Oregon was …Read More

Olympia

July 16, 2021

Inslee declares drought. Dozier says it should have happened sooner

OLYMPIA – A dry spring and summer, followed by a …Read More

Pendleton

July 16, 2021

Opportunity knocked for sale of shop building

PENDLETON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners had never …Read More

Walla Walla

July 16, 2021

COVID shuts down senior center

WALLA WALLA –Administrators at the Walla Walla Senior Center announced …Read More

Pendleton

July 16, 2021

Man suspected of several crimes is arrested after crash

PENDLETON —  The Pendleton Police Department is charging Rion Post, …Read More

 July 24, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Saturday evening update

News release from the Umatilla National Forest: Wallowa, OR – …Read More

 July 24, 2021

U.S. Forest Service updates use restrictions

News release from the U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Division …Read More

 July 23, 2021

CTUIR issues more fire restrictions

News release from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian …Read More

 July 23, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Update for July 23 morning

Wallowa, OR – The Elbow Creek fire is now 20,810 acres …Read More

 July 23, 2021

WA police reform laws will impact local policing

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – Walla Walla County Sheriff Mark Crider, …Read More

 July 23, 2021

Traffic scofflaws irk the chief

PENDLETON – Pendleton Police Chief Chuck Byram reminds people to …Read More

 July 23, 2021

Fern and Abbott makes the to-do list

WALLA WALLA – Improvements are coming to the intersection of …Read More

 July 23, 2021

CTUIR hyper-alert to wildfire danger

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

 July 23, 2021

Bentz bill would give Forest Service more clout

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) took to …Read More

 July 22, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Update For July 22

Wallowa, OR  – The Elbow Creek fire, now at 19,993 acres, is …Read More

 July 22, 2021

Man jailed after threatening kids with knife

PENDLETON – Kevin Kelly Gwin, 54, of Pendleton is in …Read More

 July 22, 2021

Two are arrested on warrants, one remains at large

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Police and the Walla Walla …Read More

 July 22, 2021

Planning commission looks at Blakely Addition

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. …Read More

 July 22, 2021

City saves street money, hires caterer at this week’s meeting

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council approved a new caterer …Read More

 July 22, 2021

Corps increases fire restrictions

WALLA WALLA – Due to increasingly dry and hot conditions, …Read More

 July 22, 2021

Bag ban begins in October

OLYMPIA – Washington’s statewide ban on single-use plastic bags begins …Read More

 July 21, 2021

UCSO’s new deputy is already certified

PENDLETON – There’s a new deputy in Umatilla County. Sheriff …Read More

 July 21, 2021

WSDOT: Stay out of the roundabout

WALLA WALLA — As work continues on the State Route 125 …Read More

 July 21, 2021

Rowan clarifies jail renovation project

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan is glad that …Read More

 July 21, 2021

DNR shuts down E WA lands

OLYMPIA — Due to the extreme fire danger and ongoing …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Beacon of the Sentinels is taking shape

PENDLETON – Beacon of the Sentinels comes together in Pendleton …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Most WA sheriffs sign Second Amendment letter

LACEY – The Washington State Sheriff’s Association has sent a …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Work begins on affordable housing project

PENDLETON – A virtual groundbreaking is being held tomorrow (Wednesday) …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Update for July 20

WALLOWA, OR –  The Elbow Creek Fire, located about 17 miles …Read More

 July 20, 2021

WA issues worker protection rules for wildfire smoke

TUMWATER – With more than 600 wildfires already reported this …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Parks and Rec preps for after-school program

PENDLETON – The after school program for Pendleton elementary students …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Pendleton man arrested for attempted murder

News release from the Pendleton Police Department: July 20, 2021 …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Council to meet two new managers

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

 July 20, 2021

Meeting on Ice Harbor master plan is set

BURBANK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Don’t forget required vaccinations

PENDLETON – COVID-19 isn’t the only disease with a vaccine. …Read More

 July 20, 2021

Better internet is coming to Columbia County

DAYTON – After years of planning, better internet is coming …Read More

 July 19, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire Update

WALLOWA – Two days of fire growth not previously captured …Read More

 July 19, 2021

Much of Eastern Oregon under Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has Issued a Red …Read More

 July 19, 2021

Murdock plans no endorsement

PENDLETON – Ever since Umatilla County Commissioner George Murdock was …Read More

 July 19, 2021

Gatherings are root of COVID uptick

PENDLETON – COVID-19 cases may be dropping in most of …Read More

 July 19, 2021

Researchers suggest Brown should be mum about vaccinations

EUGENE – Researchers at the University of Oregon have surveyed …Read More

 July 19, 2021

Writers needed for transportation benefit district question

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council has voted …Read More

 July 19, 2021

Soft starts are planned for some PSD students

PENDLETON – While the Pendleton School District waits for the …Read More

 July 19, 2021

Lincoln High renovation is on the agenda

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

 July 18, 2021

Fire danger heightens

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service has issued a red …Read More

 July 18, 2021

Serious injury crash shuts down Highway 12

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – A crash has left a Walla …Read More

 July 17, 2021

Lick Creek Fire 30% contained at 68,153 acres

ASOTIN, WA – (Release from Pacific Northwest Team 3)  Lick …Read More

 July 16, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire grows to 10,000 acres

(Evening update from the Umatilla National Forest) Firefighters battled winds …Read More

 July 16, 2021

Elbow Creek Fire nears 11,000 acres

PENDLETON, LA GRANDE, VALE and BAKER CITY, Ore. – UPDATE: …Read More

 July 16, 2021

CTUIR names new interim executive director

MISSION – The Board of Trustees for the Confederated Tribes …Read More

 July 16, 2021

Hansell brings telepharmacy to Oregon

ATHENA – State Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) says Oregon was …Read More

 July 16, 2021

Inslee declares drought. Dozier says it should have happened sooner

OLYMPIA – A dry spring and summer, followed by a …Read More

 July 16, 2021

Opportunity knocked for sale of shop building

PENDLETON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners had never …Read More

 July 16, 2021

COVID shuts down senior center

WALLA WALLA –Administrators at the Walla Walla Senior Center announced …Read More

 July 16, 2021

Man suspected of several crimes is arrested after crash

PENDLETON —  The Pendleton Police Department is charging Rion Post, …Read More