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College Place

December 2, 2021

Ambulance utility fee is still being considered

COLLEGE PLACE – Since the College Place Fire Department began …Read More

La Grande

December 2, 2021

ODOT urges motorists to be alert no matter the weather

LA GRANDE – While the Oregon Department of Transportation gets …Read More

Portland

December 2, 2021

Speedis gets more than six years in prison

PORTLAND – The following is a news release from the …Read More

Plymouth

December 1, 2021

Body found near OR/WA border

UPDATE — Benton County Coroner William Leach identified the deceased …Read More

The Dalles

December 1, 2021

Three are killed in wrong-way crash

THE DALLES – Three people, including two women from Condon, …Read More

Pendleton

December 1, 2021

Alleged murderer has trial readiness hearing

PENDLETON – Jonathan McDonald, 33, of Milton-Freewater is in court …Read More

Walla Walla

December 1, 2021

Library expansion, new WWPD vehicles on the agenda

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council meets tonight …Read More

Pendleton

December 1, 2021

Commissioners could approve jail renovation contract

PENDLETON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners meets at …Read More

Walla Walla County

December 1, 2021

Free home COVID tests are available

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – Walla Walla County residents can now …Read More

Pendleton

December 1, 2021

Great American Outdoors Act pays off

PENDLETON – The Great American Outdoors Act is providing funds …Read More

College Place

November 30, 2021

Suspected DUI driver arrested after crashing into another driver

COLLEGE PLACE – A Dixie man was arrested for DUI …Read More

Walla Walla

November 30, 2021

Fire damages commercial warehouse

WALLA WALLA – Firefighters responded to a possible homeless encampment …Read More

College Place

November 30, 2021

Police arrest hit and run suspect

COLLEGE PLACE – After collecting evidence, contacting several witnesses, and …Read More

Pendleton

November 30, 2021

DA’s office is short five attorneys

PENDLETON – At the end of this week, Umatilla County …Read More

Olympia

November 30, 2021

GOP wants cap and trade money for recreation

OLYMPIA – Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s cap-and-trade legislation that past …Read More

Mission

November 30, 2021

CTUIR takes no stand on redistricting

MISSION – Some tribal groups in Oregon have complained that …Read More

College Place

November 30, 2021

Light Up the Avenue is this week

COLLEGE PLACE – The city of College Place invites the …Read More

Pendleton

November 29, 2021

Severe funeral is Tuesday

PENDLETON – Randy Severe will be laid to rest tomorrow …Read More

Pendleton

November 29, 2021

Critchley plans to reopen a fire station

PENDLETON – Pendleton Fire Chief Jim Critchley’s New Year’s resolution …Read More

Walla Walla

November 29, 2021

First Avenue Plaza is first on the agenda

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council meets today …Read More

Mission

November 29, 2021

Johnson says Sampson will hit the ground running

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

College Place

November 29, 2021

WWU offers greener way to take out food

COLLEGE PLACE – Students at Walla Walla University now have …Read More

Pendleton

November 28, 2021

Farber is 2022 Round-Up president

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Round-Up Association has elected Karl Farber …Read More

College Place

November 27, 2021

Hit and run under investigation

COLLEGE PLACE — The College Place Police Department is asking …Read More

Pendleton

November 27, 2021

Kilgore to reign at 2022 Round-Up

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Round-Up court for the 2022 rodeo …Read More

College Place

November 26, 2021

CPPS wants to combine levies

COLLEGE PLACE – Voters in College Place will be asked …Read More

Umatilla County

November 26, 2021

COVID cases are dropping

UMATILLA COUNTY – COVID-19 counts are going down in Umatilla …Read More

Walla Walla

November 26, 2021

Help WWFD keep the wreaths red

WALLA WALLA – As the winter months settle in, particularly …Read More

Hermiston

November 26, 2021

Hermiston keeps growing

HERMISTON – The United States counts population once every 10 …Read More

Walla Walla

November 24, 2021

Usko sentenced for eluding police

WALLA WALLA — A 36-year-old man arrested in Walla Walla …Read More

Hermiston

November 24, 2021

City begins annexation on property with wetlands

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council has begun the annexation …Read More

Umatilla County

November 24, 2021

County gives Community Counseling Solutions the green light

UMATILLA COUNTY – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners met …Read More

Oregon & Washington

November 24, 2021

Forget shopping and head for the parks

Oregonians and Washingtonians are both encouraged to get outdoors the …Read More

Pendleton

November 24, 2021

Teachers are working on pandemic recovery

PENDLETON – Getting students back in their classrooms is cause …Read More

Patterson

November 23, 2021

Hunters, dog rescued from Columbia River

PATTERSON — Deputies from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded …Read More

Heppner

November 23, 2021

Morrow County DA is a crime victim

HEPPNER – Morrow County District Attorney Justin Nelson is not …Read More

Pendleton

November 23, 2021

Alleged Marigold shooter faces 14 charges

PENDLETON – The man arrested for shooting at a car, …Read More

College Place

November 23, 2021

Council considers buying an ambulance

COLLEGE PLACE – At its regular meeting tonight (Tuesday) at …Read More

Walla Walla

November 23, 2021

WWPS considers formation of a foundation

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools officials have been …Read More

Mission

November 22, 2021

Sampson to lead CTUIR

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

Burbank

November 22, 2021

State releases more on horse-racing bust

BURBANK – As many as six people could face felony …Read More

Hermiston

November 22, 2021

Annexations are on the council agenda

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council holds a public hearing …Read More

Walla Walla

November 22, 2021

Commissioners to discuss property tax levies

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

Pendleton

November 22, 2021

Fritsch to begin chasing grandkids this summer

PENDLETON – Pendleton School Superintendent Chris Fritsch retires at the …Read More

White City

November 21, 2021

OSP reports ‘epic’ pot seizure

WHITE CITY – The Oregon State Police Southwest Region Drug …Read More

Baker City

November 19, 2021

Arlene’s Flowers owner settles with ACLU

RICHLAND, Washington – Florist Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers, …Read More

Hermiston

November 19, 2021

HPD grant will add a community services officer

HERMISTON – The U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Community Policing …Read More

Walla Walla

November 19, 2021

Wells bids school board farewell

WALLA WALLA – After an eight-year tenure on the Walla …Read More

Umatilla County

November 19, 2021

OEM gets two snowmobiles

UMATILLA COUNTY – The Umatilla County Office of Emergency Management …Read More

Pendleton

November 18, 2021

Jail renovation won’t start next month

PENDLETON ­– Contractors interested in bidding on the renovation of …Read More

 December 2, 2021

Ambulance utility fee is still being considered

COLLEGE PLACE – Since the College Place Fire Department began …Read More

 December 2, 2021

ODOT urges motorists to be alert no matter the weather

LA GRANDE – While the Oregon Department of Transportation gets …Read More

 December 2, 2021

Speedis gets more than six years in prison

PORTLAND – The following is a news release from the …Read More

 December 1, 2021

Body found near OR/WA border

UPDATE — Benton County Coroner William Leach identified the deceased …Read More

 December 1, 2021

Three are killed in wrong-way crash

THE DALLES – Three people, including two women from Condon, …Read More

 December 1, 2021

Alleged murderer has trial readiness hearing

PENDLETON – Jonathan McDonald, 33, of Milton-Freewater is in court …Read More

 December 1, 2021

Library expansion, new WWPD vehicles on the agenda

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council meets tonight …Read More

 December 1, 2021

Commissioners could approve jail renovation contract

PENDLETON – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners meets at …Read More

 December 1, 2021

Free home COVID tests are available

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – Walla Walla County residents can now …Read More

 December 1, 2021

Great American Outdoors Act pays off

PENDLETON – The Great American Outdoors Act is providing funds …Read More

 November 30, 2021

Suspected DUI driver arrested after crashing into another driver

COLLEGE PLACE – A Dixie man was arrested for DUI …Read More

 November 30, 2021

Fire damages commercial warehouse

WALLA WALLA – Firefighters responded to a possible homeless encampment …Read More

 November 30, 2021

Police arrest hit and run suspect

COLLEGE PLACE – After collecting evidence, contacting several witnesses, and …Read More

 November 30, 2021

DA’s office is short five attorneys

PENDLETON – At the end of this week, Umatilla County …Read More

 November 30, 2021

GOP wants cap and trade money for recreation

OLYMPIA – Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s cap-and-trade legislation that past …Read More

 November 30, 2021

CTUIR takes no stand on redistricting

MISSION – Some tribal groups in Oregon have complained that …Read More

 November 30, 2021

Light Up the Avenue is this week

COLLEGE PLACE – The city of College Place invites the …Read More

 November 29, 2021

Severe funeral is Tuesday

PENDLETON – Randy Severe will be laid to rest tomorrow …Read More

 November 29, 2021

Critchley plans to reopen a fire station

PENDLETON – Pendleton Fire Chief Jim Critchley’s New Year’s resolution …Read More

 November 29, 2021

First Avenue Plaza is first on the agenda

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla City Council meets today …Read More

 November 29, 2021

Johnson says Sampson will hit the ground running

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

 November 29, 2021

WWU offers greener way to take out food

COLLEGE PLACE – Students at Walla Walla University now have …Read More

 November 28, 2021

Farber is 2022 Round-Up president

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Round-Up Association has elected Karl Farber …Read More

 November 27, 2021

Hit and run under investigation

COLLEGE PLACE — The College Place Police Department is asking …Read More

 November 27, 2021

Kilgore to reign at 2022 Round-Up

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Round-Up court for the 2022 rodeo …Read More

 November 26, 2021

CPPS wants to combine levies

COLLEGE PLACE – Voters in College Place will be asked …Read More

 November 26, 2021

COVID cases are dropping

UMATILLA COUNTY – COVID-19 counts are going down in Umatilla …Read More

 November 26, 2021

Help WWFD keep the wreaths red

WALLA WALLA – As the winter months settle in, particularly …Read More

 November 26, 2021

Hermiston keeps growing

HERMISTON – The United States counts population once every 10 …Read More

 November 24, 2021

Usko sentenced for eluding police

WALLA WALLA — A 36-year-old man arrested in Walla Walla …Read More

 November 24, 2021

City begins annexation on property with wetlands

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council has begun the annexation …Read More

 November 24, 2021

County gives Community Counseling Solutions the green light

UMATILLA COUNTY – The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners met …Read More

 November 24, 2021

Forget shopping and head for the parks

Oregonians and Washingtonians are both encouraged to get outdoors the …Read More

 November 24, 2021

Teachers are working on pandemic recovery

PENDLETON – Getting students back in their classrooms is cause …Read More

 November 23, 2021

Hunters, dog rescued from Columbia River

PATTERSON — Deputies from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded …Read More

 November 23, 2021

Morrow County DA is a crime victim

HEPPNER – Morrow County District Attorney Justin Nelson is not …Read More

 November 23, 2021

Alleged Marigold shooter faces 14 charges

PENDLETON – The man arrested for shooting at a car, …Read More

 November 23, 2021

Council considers buying an ambulance

COLLEGE PLACE – At its regular meeting tonight (Tuesday) at …Read More

 November 23, 2021

WWPS considers formation of a foundation

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools officials have been …Read More

 November 22, 2021

Sampson to lead CTUIR

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

 November 22, 2021

State releases more on horse-racing bust

BURBANK – As many as six people could face felony …Read More

 November 22, 2021

Annexations are on the council agenda

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council holds a public hearing …Read More

 November 22, 2021

Commissioners to discuss property tax levies

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

 November 22, 2021

Fritsch to begin chasing grandkids this summer

PENDLETON – Pendleton School Superintendent Chris Fritsch retires at the …Read More

 November 21, 2021

OSP reports ‘epic’ pot seizure

WHITE CITY – The Oregon State Police Southwest Region Drug …Read More

 November 19, 2021

Arlene’s Flowers owner settles with ACLU

RICHLAND, Washington – Florist Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers, …Read More

 November 19, 2021

HPD grant will add a community services officer

HERMISTON – The U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Community Policing …Read More

 November 19, 2021

Wells bids school board farewell

WALLA WALLA – After an eight-year tenure on the Walla …Read More

 November 19, 2021

OEM gets two snowmobiles

UMATILLA COUNTY – The Umatilla County Office of Emergency Management …Read More

 November 18, 2021

Jail renovation won’t start next month

PENDLETON ­– Contractors interested in bidding on the renovation of …Read More