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Pilot Rock

February 27, 2021

Trio in custody for several car prowls

PILOT ROCK – The Pilot Rock Police Department has arrested …Read More

Portland

February 27, 2021

BLM rescinds earlier decision granting the Hammond family grazing permits

PORTLAND – The Bureau of Land Management rescinded an earlier …Read More

Hermiston

February 26, 2021

Anti-cop sentiment impacts HPD

HERMISTON – Anti-police sentiment across the nation is being felt …Read More

Portland

February 26, 2021

Grass seed manager charged with defrauding Simplot, its customers

PORTLAND – U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams said that Christopher …Read More

Pendleton

February 26, 2021

Umatilla Tribal Police is investigating an alleged kidnapping

PENDLETON – Christopher Wayne Lyons, 48, faces three felony charges …Read More

Salem

February 26, 2021

GOP denies Senate quorum in COVID-19 protest

SALEM – Republicans in the Oregon Senate denied a quorum …Read More

Walla Walla

February 26, 2021

WWPS gets ready for high school reopening

WALLA WALLA­ – After almost a year away from their …Read More

Pendleton

February 26, 2021

Schools will keep some COVID changes

PENDLETON – Most InterMountain Education Service District schools are now …Read More

Kirkland

February 26, 2021

WSP worker arrested for child rape

KIRKLAND – The Washington State Patrol learned that one of …Read More

Heppner

February 25, 2021

Some pols say Measure 11 is racist and should be changed

HEPPNER – Ever since it was first passed by voters …Read More

College Place

February 25, 2021

CPPS to buy land to grow

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place Public Schools Board of …Read More

Hermiston

February 25, 2021

City workers are moving to the library

HERMISTON – Employees for the city of Hermiston are boxing …Read More

Olympia

February 25, 2021

Bill banning Native American mascots moves forward

OLYMPIA – The Washington House of Representatives has passed a …Read More

Olympia

February 24, 2021

Education bill moves through committees

OLYMPIA  — A duo of lawmakers from both parties are …Read More

Pendleton

February 24, 2021

Local firm gets the Umatilla River Road project

PENDLETON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners held a …Read More

Salem

February 24, 2021

OHA made data entry errors, not Yellowhawk

SALEM – The following is a joint statement from the …Read More

Walla Walla

February 24, 2021

Council to begin annexation process

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

Pendleton

February 24, 2021

Mulvihill: Schools are not spreaders

PENDLETON – InterMountain Education Service District serves 18 school districts …Read More

Seattle

February 24, 2021

Crochet kit contained a surprise

SEATTLE – A Seattle woman just wanted to crochet animal …Read More

Hermiston

February 24, 2021

Council ratifies utility rate increases

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council has ratified what is …Read More

Pendleton

February 23, 2021

Green returns to BMCC for now

PENDLETON – The Blue Mountain Community College Board of Directors …Read More

Pendleton

February 23, 2021

Aquatic center could open early

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton is not just considering …Read More

Pendleton

February 23, 2021

County’s COVID appeal is granted

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Board of Commissioners Chairman George Murdock …Read More

Olympia

February 23, 2021

Berry farm has to pay $350K

OLYMPIA – Great Columbia Berry Farms LLC of Walla Walla …Read More

College Place

February 23, 2021

CP Council to hear 2020 police report

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place City Council holds its …Read More

Hermiston

February 23, 2021

Word is school resource officers are safe for now

HERMISTON – The Hermiston Police Department has school resource officers …Read More

Olympia

February 22, 2021

Hawkins proposes switching spring and summer breaks

OLYMPIA – Washington Sen. Brad Hawkins (R-East Wenatchee) is urging …Read More

Pendleton

February 22, 2021

City’s at work on creek banks

PENDLETON – Crews from Pendleton Public Works are already at …Read More

Hermiston

February 22, 2021

Crimes against persons concern Edmiston

HERMISTON – Crime statistics show that murders in Hermiston went …Read More

Olympia

February 22, 2021

Kennewick clinic should reopen Tuesday

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Health had to shut …Read More

Pendleton

February 22, 2021

County notified of an uptick in vaccines

PENDLETON – The winter storms that gripped the nation last …Read More

Walla Walla

February 22, 2021

WA high school sports start this week

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla High School coaches and athletes …Read More

Pendleton

February 20, 2021

Free COVID-19 testing events begin Monday

PENDLETON – People can help lower Pendleton’s positivity rate and …Read More

Pasco

February 19, 2021

Police officer crashes, ends up in hot water

PASCO – A Soap Lake police officer is accused of …Read More

Walla Walla

February 19, 2021

WW County has plenty of appointments for shots

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

Pendleton

February 19, 2021

Primmer waits to see Measure 110 impacts

PENDLETON – Oregon has decriminalized possession of user amounts of …Read More

Boardman

February 19, 2021

Easterday faces an Oregon problem

BOARDMAN – Easterday Ranches of Franklin County is facing a …Read More

Walla Walla

February 19, 2021

Bad weather slows vaccine shipments

WALLA WALLA – The Washington Department of Health says the …Read More

Waitsburg

February 19, 2021

Flood committee urges preparation

WAITSBURG – While meteorologists believe the snow will melt slowly …Read More

Portland

February 18, 2021

Umatilla County baby with COVID-19 died last month

PORTLAND – The Oregon Health Authority announced six new deaths …Read More

Washington, D.C.

February 18, 2021

McMorris Rodgers introduces Wildfire Wireless Resiliency Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Spokane) is …Read More

Pendleton

February 18, 2021

Winter storm hasn’t impacted COVID cases yet

PENDLETON – Umatilla County’s COVID-19 cases are falling, dropping from …Read More

Olympia

February 18, 2021

WA House Republicans unveil budget proposal

OLYMPIA – Republicans in the Washington House of Representatives unveiled …Read More

Pendleton

February 18, 2021

City helps low-income housing project

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council has agreed to help …Read More

Washington, D.C.

February 18, 2021

Bentz gets plum subcommittee assignment

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

Pendleton

February 17, 2021

There’s a bright side to the winter weather

PENDLETON – The winter storms that left motorists stranded and …Read More

Pendleton

February 17, 2021

Alleged thief poses medical quandary for the jail

HERMISTON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says the arrest of …Read More

Walla Walla

February 17, 2021

Violent crimes drop for WWPD

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Police Chief Scott Bieber has released …Read More

Pendleton

February 17, 2021

City hopes for a local improvement district to improve roads

PENDLETON – Pendleton Public Works Director Bob Patterson says the …Read More

Richland

February 17, 2021

Probe continues in officer-involved shooting

RICHLAND, Washington – The Special Investigations Unit is continuing its …Read More

 February 27, 2021

Trio in custody for several car prowls

PILOT ROCK – The Pilot Rock Police Department has arrested …Read More

 February 27, 2021

BLM rescinds earlier decision granting the Hammond family grazing permits

PORTLAND – The Bureau of Land Management rescinded an earlier …Read More

 February 26, 2021

Anti-cop sentiment impacts HPD

HERMISTON – Anti-police sentiment across the nation is being felt …Read More

 February 26, 2021

Grass seed manager charged with defrauding Simplot, its customers

PORTLAND – U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams said that Christopher …Read More

 February 26, 2021

Umatilla Tribal Police is investigating an alleged kidnapping

PENDLETON – Christopher Wayne Lyons, 48, faces three felony charges …Read More

 February 26, 2021

GOP denies Senate quorum in COVID-19 protest

SALEM – Republicans in the Oregon Senate denied a quorum …Read More

 February 26, 2021

WWPS gets ready for high school reopening

WALLA WALLA­ – After almost a year away from their …Read More

 February 26, 2021

Schools will keep some COVID changes

PENDLETON – Most InterMountain Education Service District schools are now …Read More

 February 26, 2021

WSP worker arrested for child rape

KIRKLAND – The Washington State Patrol learned that one of …Read More

 February 25, 2021

Some pols say Measure 11 is racist and should be changed

HEPPNER – Ever since it was first passed by voters …Read More

 February 25, 2021

CPPS to buy land to grow

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place Public Schools Board of …Read More

 February 25, 2021

City workers are moving to the library

HERMISTON – Employees for the city of Hermiston are boxing …Read More

 February 25, 2021

Bill banning Native American mascots moves forward

OLYMPIA – The Washington House of Representatives has passed a …Read More

 February 24, 2021

Education bill moves through committees

OLYMPIA  — A duo of lawmakers from both parties are …Read More

 February 24, 2021

Local firm gets the Umatilla River Road project

PENDLETON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners held a …Read More

 February 24, 2021

OHA made data entry errors, not Yellowhawk

SALEM – The following is a joint statement from the …Read More

 February 24, 2021

Council to begin annexation process

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

 February 24, 2021

Mulvihill: Schools are not spreaders

PENDLETON – InterMountain Education Service District serves 18 school districts …Read More

 February 24, 2021

Crochet kit contained a surprise

SEATTLE – A Seattle woman just wanted to crochet animal …Read More

 February 24, 2021

Council ratifies utility rate increases

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council has ratified what is …Read More

 February 23, 2021

Green returns to BMCC for now

PENDLETON – The Blue Mountain Community College Board of Directors …Read More

 February 23, 2021

Aquatic center could open early

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton is not just considering …Read More

 February 23, 2021

County’s COVID appeal is granted

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Board of Commissioners Chairman George Murdock …Read More

 February 23, 2021

Berry farm has to pay $350K

OLYMPIA – Great Columbia Berry Farms LLC of Walla Walla …Read More

 February 23, 2021

CP Council to hear 2020 police report

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place City Council holds its …Read More

 February 23, 2021

Word is school resource officers are safe for now

HERMISTON – The Hermiston Police Department has school resource officers …Read More

 February 22, 2021

Hawkins proposes switching spring and summer breaks

OLYMPIA – Washington Sen. Brad Hawkins (R-East Wenatchee) is urging …Read More

 February 22, 2021

City’s at work on creek banks

PENDLETON – Crews from Pendleton Public Works are already at …Read More

 February 22, 2021

Crimes against persons concern Edmiston

HERMISTON – Crime statistics show that murders in Hermiston went …Read More

 February 22, 2021

Kennewick clinic should reopen Tuesday

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Health had to shut …Read More

 February 22, 2021

County notified of an uptick in vaccines

PENDLETON – The winter storms that gripped the nation last …Read More

 February 22, 2021

WA high school sports start this week

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla High School coaches and athletes …Read More

 February 20, 2021

Free COVID-19 testing events begin Monday

PENDLETON – People can help lower Pendleton’s positivity rate and …Read More

 February 19, 2021

Police officer crashes, ends up in hot water

PASCO – A Soap Lake police officer is accused of …Read More

 February 19, 2021

WW County has plenty of appointments for shots

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

 February 19, 2021

Primmer waits to see Measure 110 impacts

PENDLETON – Oregon has decriminalized possession of user amounts of …Read More

 February 19, 2021

Easterday faces an Oregon problem

BOARDMAN – Easterday Ranches of Franklin County is facing a …Read More

 February 19, 2021

Bad weather slows vaccine shipments

WALLA WALLA – The Washington Department of Health says the …Read More

 February 19, 2021

Flood committee urges preparation

WAITSBURG – While meteorologists believe the snow will melt slowly …Read More

 February 18, 2021

Umatilla County baby with COVID-19 died last month

PORTLAND – The Oregon Health Authority announced six new deaths …Read More

 February 18, 2021

McMorris Rodgers introduces Wildfire Wireless Resiliency Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Spokane) is …Read More

 February 18, 2021

Winter storm hasn’t impacted COVID cases yet

PENDLETON – Umatilla County’s COVID-19 cases are falling, dropping from …Read More

 February 18, 2021

WA House Republicans unveil budget proposal

OLYMPIA – Republicans in the Washington House of Representatives unveiled …Read More

 February 18, 2021

City helps low-income housing project

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council has agreed to help …Read More

 February 18, 2021

Bentz gets plum subcommittee assignment

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

 February 17, 2021

There’s a bright side to the winter weather

PENDLETON – The winter storms that left motorists stranded and …Read More

 February 17, 2021

Alleged thief poses medical quandary for the jail

HERMISTON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says the arrest of …Read More

 February 17, 2021

Violent crimes drop for WWPD

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Police Chief Scott Bieber has released …Read More

 February 17, 2021

City hopes for a local improvement district to improve roads

PENDLETON – Pendleton Public Works Director Bob Patterson says the …Read More

 February 17, 2021

Probe continues in officer-involved shooting

RICHLAND, Washington – The Special Investigations Unit is continuing its …Read More