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Olympia

February 16, 2021

Schoesler gets a Valentine he didn’t want

OLYMPIA – State Sen. Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) received a Valentine …Read More

Pendleton

February 16, 2021

PPD’s new system gives public a look at crimes

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Police Department is purchasing a crime …Read More

Pendleton

February 16, 2021

Gradual warming trend moves in slowly

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service forecasts that while weather …Read More

Hermiston

February 16, 2021

Grand jury considers Califf case today

HERMISTON – A Umatilla County grand jury will hear the …Read More

Walla Walla

February 16, 2021

Commissioners to hear update on U.S. 12 project

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

Milton-Freewater

February 16, 2021

MFPD wants to move up out of the basement

Milton-Freewater – Voters in Milton-Freewater will decide this May whether …Read More

Olympia

February 15, 2021

WA considering legalizing narcotics

OLYMPIA – A total of 24 Washington state representatives are …Read More

Hermiston

February 15, 2021

Woman arrested for role in strong-armed robbery

HERMISTON – The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a …Read More

Walla Walla

February 15, 2021

REMINDER: Two cancelled clinics will combine as one

WALLA WALLA – Since inclement weather forced the closure of …Read More

Salem

February 15, 2021

Primus: Lawmakers should respect the will of the voters

PENDLETON – The 2021 session of the Oregon Legislature sees …Read More

Walla Walla

February 15, 2021

It’s back to school for WWPS 6th graders Tuesday

WALLA WALLA – The third-party company hired by Walla Walla …Read More

Pendleton

February 14, 2021

Knife-wielding man is arrested

PENDLETON – Oregon State Police report that Manuel Russell, 38, …Read More

Walla Walla

February 14, 2021

A mistake found in Walla Walla County moves region up to Phase 2

WALLA WALLA – Washington’s South Central Region, which includes Walla …Read More

Salem

February 13, 2021

Western Oregon is hit hard with ice

SALEM – The Oregon Office of Emergency Management reports that …Read More

Walla Walla

February 12, 2021

Walla Walla postpones vaccination clinics due to weather

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

Olympia

February 12, 2021

South Central Region left out in the cold

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has placed most of Washington …Read More

Hermiston

February 12, 2021

Chief praises dog, city employee in Califf arrest

HERMISTON – Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston is crediting a …Read More

Olympia

February 12, 2021

Feds more forthcoming about vaccine allotments

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health states its …Read More

Pendleton

February 12, 2021

Rowan says cost of dispatch services is going up

PENDLETON – Area law enforcement agencies hoped that what they …Read More

Washington, D.C.

February 12, 2021

McMorris Rodgers to fight dam breach proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – When U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson(R-Idaho Falls) proposed …Read More

Walla Walla

February 11, 2021

City puts Sixth Avenue Bridge on hold

WALLA WALLA – The city of Walla Walla is moving …Read More

Kennewick

February 11, 2021

KPD arrests alleged child predator

KENNEWICK – Kennewick detectives have arrested a man on suspicion …Read More

Portland

February 11, 2021

Suzie’s gets a restraining order

PORTLAND – U.S. Federal Court Judge Michael Simon has found …Read More

Olympia

February 11, 2021

MMA fighter makes, and then is removed from the most wanted list

OLYMPIA – Professional mixed martial arts fighter Bryan Caraway of …Read More

Pendleton

February 11, 2021

School board stands up for resource officers

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

Hermiston

February 10, 2021

Man arrested for attempted murder, shooting dog

HERMISTON – Howard Oliver Califf, 46, of Hermiston was arrested …Read More

Walla Walla

February 10, 2021

Council to consider subdivision plat

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council holds a …Read More

Pendleton

February 10, 2021

Byram hopes PPD will benefit from 911 tax hike

PENDLETON – The state’s 911 tax went up another 25 …Read More

Pendleton

February 10, 2021

PSD at work on reopening on Feb. 22

PENDLETON – Pendleton School District employees are working hard to …Read More

Walla Walla

February 10, 2021

Watts cracks another case

WALLA WALLA – What began as a stop for a …Read More

Hermiston

February 10, 2021

Council picks a builder for city hall

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council has approved hiring Griffin …Read More

Pullman

February 10, 2021

WSU QB sacked for DUI

PULLMAN – Washington State University has confirmed that starting quarterback …Read More

Olympia

February 9, 2021

Bill would end Tribal mascots

OLYMPIA – House Bill 1356, a student-driven piece of legislation, …Read More

Pendleton

February 9, 2021

Cracked jail windows to be replaced with tougher stuff

PENDLETON – An inmate at the Umatilla County Jail recently …Read More

Weston

February 9, 2021

Sergeant had a feeling something wasn’t right

WESTON – Umatilla County Sheriff’s Sgt. Roy Swiger was nearing …Read More

Washington, D.C.

February 9, 2021

Idaho Republican gets support for dam breach proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the first time, a Republican senior …Read More

Pendleton

February 9, 2021

Plans are underway for 2021 Round-Up

PENDLETON – The boards of directors for the Pendleton Round-Up …Read More

College Place

February 9, 2021

Council to discuss revising fireworks ordinance

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place City Council meets at …Read More

Hermiston

February 8, 2021

County to maintain site of depot explosion

HERMISTON – Umatilla County has agreed to assume the maintenance …Read More

Hermiston

February 8, 2021

Bid to build new city hall is on the agenda again

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council will consider awarding Griffin …Read More

Pendleton

February 8, 2021

Committee seeks long-term McKay Creek solutions

PENDLETON – The McKay Creek Solutions Committee will continue to …Read More

Walla Walla

February 8, 2021

Commissioners to consider declaring surplus property

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

Pendleton

February 8, 2021

PPD changes its look

PENDLETON – Uniforms for the Pendleton Police Department are undergoing …Read More

Walla Walla

February 8, 2021

Council to discuss bridges, nuclear weapons

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council holds a …Read More

Pendleton

February 6, 2021

OSP arrests alleged driver in pursuit

PENDLETON – Oregon State Police reports that the man believed …Read More

Olympic

February 5, 2021

Schoesler says regional plan hurts small Eastern Washington counties

OLYMPIA – This week, the state of Idaho moved into …Read More

Pendleton

February 5, 2021

County approves wolf depredation payments

PENDLETON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners has approved …Read More

Pendleton

February 5, 2021

Corbett sounds off against state COVID regs

PENDLETON – Pendleton City Manager Robb Corbett is irate about …Read More

Asotin

February 5, 2021

Gallina trial is lacking a judge

ASOTIN –  Scott Gallina was charged in April 2019 with …Read More

Pendleton

February 5, 2021

Logic behind HB 2928 puzzles Byram

PENDLETON – The Oregon Legislature is considering a number of …Read More

 February 16, 2021

Schoesler gets a Valentine he didn’t want

OLYMPIA – State Sen. Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) received a Valentine …Read More

 February 16, 2021

PPD’s new system gives public a look at crimes

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Police Department is purchasing a crime …Read More

 February 16, 2021

Gradual warming trend moves in slowly

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service forecasts that while weather …Read More

 February 16, 2021

Grand jury considers Califf case today

HERMISTON – A Umatilla County grand jury will hear the …Read More

 February 16, 2021

Commissioners to hear update on U.S. 12 project

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

 February 16, 2021

MFPD wants to move up out of the basement

Milton-Freewater – Voters in Milton-Freewater will decide this May whether …Read More

 February 15, 2021

WA considering legalizing narcotics

OLYMPIA – A total of 24 Washington state representatives are …Read More

 February 15, 2021

Woman arrested for role in strong-armed robbery

HERMISTON – The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a …Read More

 February 15, 2021

REMINDER: Two cancelled clinics will combine as one

WALLA WALLA – Since inclement weather forced the closure of …Read More

 February 15, 2021

Primus: Lawmakers should respect the will of the voters

PENDLETON – The 2021 session of the Oregon Legislature sees …Read More

 February 15, 2021

It’s back to school for WWPS 6th graders Tuesday

WALLA WALLA – The third-party company hired by Walla Walla …Read More

 February 14, 2021

Knife-wielding man is arrested

PENDLETON – Oregon State Police report that Manuel Russell, 38, …Read More

 February 14, 2021

A mistake found in Walla Walla County moves region up to Phase 2

WALLA WALLA – Washington’s South Central Region, which includes Walla …Read More

 February 13, 2021

Western Oregon is hit hard with ice

SALEM – The Oregon Office of Emergency Management reports that …Read More

 February 12, 2021

Walla Walla postpones vaccination clinics due to weather

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

 February 12, 2021

South Central Region left out in the cold

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has placed most of Washington …Read More

 February 12, 2021

Chief praises dog, city employee in Califf arrest

HERMISTON – Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston is crediting a …Read More

 February 12, 2021

Feds more forthcoming about vaccine allotments

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health states its …Read More

 February 12, 2021

Rowan says cost of dispatch services is going up

PENDLETON – Area law enforcement agencies hoped that what they …Read More

 February 12, 2021

McMorris Rodgers to fight dam breach proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – When U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson(R-Idaho Falls) proposed …Read More

 February 11, 2021

City puts Sixth Avenue Bridge on hold

WALLA WALLA – The city of Walla Walla is moving …Read More

 February 11, 2021

KPD arrests alleged child predator

KENNEWICK – Kennewick detectives have arrested a man on suspicion …Read More

 February 11, 2021

Suzie’s gets a restraining order

PORTLAND – U.S. Federal Court Judge Michael Simon has found …Read More

 February 11, 2021

MMA fighter makes, and then is removed from the most wanted list

OLYMPIA – Professional mixed martial arts fighter Bryan Caraway of …Read More

 February 11, 2021

School board stands up for resource officers

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

 February 10, 2021

Man arrested for attempted murder, shooting dog

HERMISTON – Howard Oliver Califf, 46, of Hermiston was arrested …Read More

 February 10, 2021

Council to consider subdivision plat

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council holds a …Read More

 February 10, 2021

Byram hopes PPD will benefit from 911 tax hike

PENDLETON – The state’s 911 tax went up another 25 …Read More

 February 10, 2021

PSD at work on reopening on Feb. 22

PENDLETON – Pendleton School District employees are working hard to …Read More

 February 10, 2021

Watts cracks another case

WALLA WALLA – What began as a stop for a …Read More

 February 10, 2021

Council picks a builder for city hall

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council has approved hiring Griffin …Read More

 February 10, 2021

WSU QB sacked for DUI

PULLMAN – Washington State University has confirmed that starting quarterback …Read More

 February 9, 2021

Bill would end Tribal mascots

OLYMPIA – House Bill 1356, a student-driven piece of legislation, …Read More

 February 9, 2021

Cracked jail windows to be replaced with tougher stuff

PENDLETON – An inmate at the Umatilla County Jail recently …Read More

 February 9, 2021

Sergeant had a feeling something wasn’t right

WESTON – Umatilla County Sheriff’s Sgt. Roy Swiger was nearing …Read More

 February 9, 2021

Idaho Republican gets support for dam breach proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the first time, a Republican senior …Read More

 February 9, 2021

Plans are underway for 2021 Round-Up

PENDLETON – The boards of directors for the Pendleton Round-Up …Read More

 February 9, 2021

Council to discuss revising fireworks ordinance

COLLEGE PLACE – The College Place City Council meets at …Read More

 February 8, 2021

County to maintain site of depot explosion

HERMISTON – Umatilla County has agreed to assume the maintenance …Read More

 February 8, 2021

Bid to build new city hall is on the agenda again

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council will consider awarding Griffin …Read More

 February 8, 2021

Committee seeks long-term McKay Creek solutions

PENDLETON – The McKay Creek Solutions Committee will continue to …Read More

 February 8, 2021

Commissioners to consider declaring surplus property

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

 February 8, 2021

PPD changes its look

PENDLETON – Uniforms for the Pendleton Police Department are undergoing …Read More

 February 8, 2021

Council to discuss bridges, nuclear weapons

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council holds a …Read More

 February 6, 2021

OSP arrests alleged driver in pursuit

PENDLETON – Oregon State Police reports that the man believed …Read More

 February 5, 2021

Schoesler says regional plan hurts small Eastern Washington counties

OLYMPIA – This week, the state of Idaho moved into …Read More

 February 5, 2021

County approves wolf depredation payments

PENDLETON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners has approved …Read More

 February 5, 2021

Corbett sounds off against state COVID regs

PENDLETON – Pendleton City Manager Robb Corbett is irate about …Read More

 February 5, 2021

Gallina trial is lacking a judge

ASOTIN –  Scott Gallina was charged in April 2019 with …Read More

 February 5, 2021

Logic behind HB 2928 puzzles Byram

PENDLETON – The Oregon Legislature is considering a number of …Read More