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Pendleton

October 13, 2021

Quintana is returned to Umatilla County

PENDLETON – Joseph Robert Quintana, 18, of Pendleton has been …Read More

Hermiston

October 13, 2021

HES raises its rates for electricity

HERMISTON – Electric rates for Hermiston Energy Services are rising …Read More

Walla Walla

October 13, 2021

Council to consider costly tree maintenance program

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

Athena

October 13, 2021

Hansell: Politicians can’t keep politics out of redistricting

Athena – State Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) was optimistic when …Read More

Pendleton

October 13, 2021

PSD hopes state will see the light about librarian

PENDLETON – The Oregon Department of Education will be finding …Read More

Walla Walla

October 12, 2021

Yakima man charged with rape at Sleep Center

WALLA WALLA – A Yakima man is in jail and …Read More

Salem

October 12, 2021

Republicans mount redistricting challenge

SALEM – Four Republicans including former Secretary of State Bev …Read More

College Place

October 12, 2021

Workers plagued by College Avenue cave ins

COLLEGE PLACE – College Avenue will remain closed between Lamperti …Read More

Pendleton

October 12, 2021

Graffiti is a problem for short-staffed PPD

PENDLETON – Graffiti is on the rise in Pendleton. Police …Read More

Walla Walla

October 12, 2021

WWPS is surveying parents

WALLA WALLA –  Walla Walla Public Schools has begun administering …Read More

Pendleton

October 12, 2021

UAS range expects 10K operations this year

PENDLETON – The Pendleton UAS Test Range has grown faster …Read More

Pendleton

October 11, 2021

Critchley: Pandemic takes a toll on first responders

PENDLETON – COVID-19 has made things difficult for first responders …Read More

Walla Walla

October 11, 2021

Commissioners meet as health board

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

Walla Walla

October 11, 2021

Health department is studying mental health services

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

Weston

October 11, 2021

EUFR awaits funding to build new HQ

WESTON – East Umatilla Fire and Rescue is getting ready …Read More

Hermiston

October 11, 2021

Council meeting begins with a work session

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council meets this evening at …Read More

Griffin

October 10, 2021

Alleged members of motorcycle gang extradited for violent attack

GRIFFIN, Georgia — New details have been released regarding two …Read More

Pendleton

October 8, 2021

Work underway to locate AEDs

PENDLETON – Pendleton Fire Chief Jim Critchley is observing Sudden …Read More

Walla Walla

October 8, 2021

‘Huge’ concrete pour is next week

WALLA WALLA – Work continues on the bridge replacement project …Read More

Umatilla County

October 8, 2021

New mental health provider has hired many from Lifeways

UMATILLA COUNTY – Community Counseling Solutions has already taken over …Read More

Milton-Freewater

October 8, 2021

M-F paint recycling is tomorrow

MILTON-FREEWATER – Residents wishing to recycle leftover house paint, stain, …Read More

Pendleton

October 8, 2021

Council seeks economical ways to improve communication

PENDLETON – Improving communication with the public is the newest …Read More

Pendleton

October 7, 2021

PPD is cracking down on school zone speedsters

PENDLETON – Pendleton Police Chief Chuck Byram says that maybe …Read More

College Place

October 7, 2021

Building permits will be fewer, but construction will be busy in 2022

COLLEGE PLACE – Construction activity is predicted to be very …Read More

Pendleton

October 7, 2021

COVID-19 cases are declining

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

Walla Walla

October 7, 2021

Voters will be asked to renew sales tax for street repair

WALLA WALLA – This November, Walla Walla residents will be …Read More

Pendleton

October 7, 2021

Council forges forward for Goad Road area housing development

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council has approved the city …Read More

Walla Walla

October 6, 2021

Judge turns Thompkins down

WALLA WALLA – A judge has denied a motion to …Read More

Pendleton

October 6, 2021

Mattila to be tried for manslaughter again

PENDLETON – John McKenzie Mattila, 26, of Weston has been …Read More

Olympia

October 6, 2021

WA woman dies from rare vaccine complication

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health said Tuesday …Read More

Pendleton

October 6, 2021

Rain outlook brightens

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service is calling for above …Read More

Walla Walla

October 5, 2021

Inslee to visit Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will travel to …Read More

Pendleton

October 5, 2021

PPD seeks McMurphy on warrants and pursuit

PENDLETON – A short pursuit in Pendleton Monday at around …Read More

Pendleton

October 5, 2021

Hello, October

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service has predicted cooler weather …Read More

College Place

October 5, 2021

CP council begins to work on budget

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

Pendleton

October 5, 2021

Pendleton council has a light agenda

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council holds its regular meeting …Read More

Reno

October 5, 2021

Reno air service coming to Pasco

RENO – A new airline will begin flying from its …Read More

Heppner

October 4, 2021

Hunters help deputies track down a fugitive

Heppner – Jeremy James Combes, 42, has been arraigned on …Read More

Heppner

October 4, 2021

Smith wants citizens to draw the lines

HEPPNER – Oregon Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) and other minority …Read More

Walla Walla

October 4, 2021

Commissioners to look at 2022 Mill Creek assessment

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

Umatilla County

October 4, 2021

Be prepared before school exclusion day

UMATILLA COUNTY – It’s only October, but Umatilla County Public …Read More

Walla Walla

October 3, 2021

Water shutoffs to resume in Walla Walla

The following is a news release from the city of …Read More

Salem

October 2, 2021

ODFW authorizes lethal removal of wolves in Ukiah Valley area

News release from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife …Read More

Walla Walla

October 1, 2021

City of Walla Walla announces phone system disruption

WALLA WALLA — Washington state’s temporary moratorium on disconnections for …Read More

Portland

October 1, 2021

Crowe is charged with murder

PORTLAND – Skylar Faith Crowe, 22, who was arrested by …Read More

Umatilla County

October 1, 2021

UCo Health reports rise in syphilis cases

UMATILLA COUNTY – Umatilla County Public Health Director Joseph Fiumara …Read More

Olympia

October 1, 2021

Bag ban begins in Washington

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

Pendleton

October 1, 2021

Rowan considers body cams for jail staff

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says law enforcement …Read More

Baker City

October 1, 2021

Two confirmed depredations, one in Umatilla County and one in Baker County

BAKER & UMATILLA COUNTIES – (Investigation reports from the ODFW) …Read More

 October 13, 2021

Quintana is returned to Umatilla County

PENDLETON – Joseph Robert Quintana, 18, of Pendleton has been …Read More

 October 13, 2021

HES raises its rates for electricity

HERMISTON – Electric rates for Hermiston Energy Services are rising …Read More

 October 13, 2021

Council to consider costly tree maintenance program

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

 October 13, 2021

Hansell: Politicians can’t keep politics out of redistricting

Athena – State Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) was optimistic when …Read More

 October 13, 2021

PSD hopes state will see the light about librarian

PENDLETON – The Oregon Department of Education will be finding …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Yakima man charged with rape at Sleep Center

WALLA WALLA – A Yakima man is in jail and …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Republicans mount redistricting challenge

SALEM – Four Republicans including former Secretary of State Bev …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Workers plagued by College Avenue cave ins

COLLEGE PLACE – College Avenue will remain closed between Lamperti …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Graffiti is a problem for short-staffed PPD

PENDLETON – Graffiti is on the rise in Pendleton. Police …Read More

 October 12, 2021

WWPS is surveying parents

WALLA WALLA –  Walla Walla Public Schools has begun administering …Read More

 October 12, 2021

UAS range expects 10K operations this year

PENDLETON – The Pendleton UAS Test Range has grown faster …Read More

 October 11, 2021

Critchley: Pandemic takes a toll on first responders

PENDLETON – COVID-19 has made things difficult for first responders …Read More

 October 11, 2021

Commissioners meet as health board

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

 October 11, 2021

Health department is studying mental health services

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

 October 11, 2021

EUFR awaits funding to build new HQ

WESTON – East Umatilla Fire and Rescue is getting ready …Read More

 October 11, 2021

Council meeting begins with a work session

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council meets this evening at …Read More

 October 10, 2021

Alleged members of motorcycle gang extradited for violent attack

GRIFFIN, Georgia — New details have been released regarding two …Read More

 October 8, 2021

Work underway to locate AEDs

PENDLETON – Pendleton Fire Chief Jim Critchley is observing Sudden …Read More

 October 8, 2021

‘Huge’ concrete pour is next week

WALLA WALLA – Work continues on the bridge replacement project …Read More

 October 8, 2021

New mental health provider has hired many from Lifeways

UMATILLA COUNTY – Community Counseling Solutions has already taken over …Read More

 October 8, 2021

M-F paint recycling is tomorrow

MILTON-FREEWATER – Residents wishing to recycle leftover house paint, stain, …Read More

 October 8, 2021

Council seeks economical ways to improve communication

PENDLETON – Improving communication with the public is the newest …Read More

 October 7, 2021

PPD is cracking down on school zone speedsters

PENDLETON – Pendleton Police Chief Chuck Byram says that maybe …Read More

 October 7, 2021

Building permits will be fewer, but construction will be busy in 2022

COLLEGE PLACE – Construction activity is predicted to be very …Read More

 October 7, 2021

COVID-19 cases are declining

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

 October 7, 2021

Voters will be asked to renew sales tax for street repair

WALLA WALLA – This November, Walla Walla residents will be …Read More

 October 7, 2021

Council forges forward for Goad Road area housing development

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council has approved the city …Read More

 October 6, 2021

Judge turns Thompkins down

WALLA WALLA – A judge has denied a motion to …Read More

 October 6, 2021

Mattila to be tried for manslaughter again

PENDLETON – John McKenzie Mattila, 26, of Weston has been …Read More

 October 6, 2021

WA woman dies from rare vaccine complication

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health said Tuesday …Read More

 October 6, 2021

Rain outlook brightens

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service is calling for above …Read More

 October 5, 2021

Inslee to visit Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will travel to …Read More

 October 5, 2021

PPD seeks McMurphy on warrants and pursuit

PENDLETON – A short pursuit in Pendleton Monday at around …Read More

 October 5, 2021

Hello, October

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service has predicted cooler weather …Read More

 October 5, 2021

CP council begins to work on budget

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

 October 5, 2021

Pendleton council has a light agenda

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council holds its regular meeting …Read More

 October 5, 2021

Reno air service coming to Pasco

RENO – A new airline will begin flying from its …Read More

 October 4, 2021

Hunters help deputies track down a fugitive

Heppner – Jeremy James Combes, 42, has been arraigned on …Read More

 October 4, 2021

Smith wants citizens to draw the lines

HEPPNER – Oregon Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) and other minority …Read More

 October 4, 2021

Commissioners to look at 2022 Mill Creek assessment

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

 October 4, 2021

Be prepared before school exclusion day

UMATILLA COUNTY – It’s only October, but Umatilla County Public …Read More

 October 3, 2021

Water shutoffs to resume in Walla Walla

The following is a news release from the city of …Read More

 October 2, 2021

ODFW authorizes lethal removal of wolves in Ukiah Valley area

News release from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife …Read More

 October 1, 2021

City of Walla Walla announces phone system disruption

WALLA WALLA — Washington state’s temporary moratorium on disconnections for …Read More

 October 1, 2021

Crowe is charged with murder

PORTLAND – Skylar Faith Crowe, 22, who was arrested by …Read More

 October 1, 2021

UCo Health reports rise in syphilis cases

UMATILLA COUNTY – Umatilla County Public Health Director Joseph Fiumara …Read More

 October 1, 2021

Bag ban begins in Washington

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

 October 1, 2021

Rowan considers body cams for jail staff

PENDLETON – Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says law enforcement …Read More

 October 1, 2021

Two confirmed depredations, one in Umatilla County and one in Baker County

BAKER & UMATILLA COUNTIES – (Investigation reports from the ODFW) …Read More