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Walla Walla

November 16, 2020

Commissioners hand out more CARES Act grants

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

Olympia

November 15, 2020

Inslee issues statewide COVID restrictions

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee issued orders to curtail the …Read More

Salem

November 14, 2020

1,097 new COVID-19 positive results reported in Oregon

SALEM – The Oregon Health Authority reports COVID-19 positive test …Read More

Baker City

November 13, 2020

Bentz wants to educate DC on forest management

ONTARIO – Newly-elected U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) has requested …Read More

Walla Walla

November 13, 2020

Uptick in COVID cases includes 2 deaths

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

Hermiston

November 13, 2020

Call for bids on new city hall coming soon

HERMISTON – Assistant City Manager Mark Morgan says the city …Read More

Pendleton

November 13, 2020

Fire started in wall behind furnace

PENDLETON – Pendleton Fire Chief Jim Critchley estimates about $50,000 …Read More

Blaine

November 12, 2020

WSDA cuts open its murder hornets’ nest

BLAINE – The Washington State Department of Agriculture has taken …Read More

Olympia

November 12, 2020

Social gatherings are risky business

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health reports that …Read More

Pendleton

November 12, 2020

Pause rules don’t apply to schools

PENDLETON – School districts in counties placed on Gov. Kate …Read More

Pendleton

November 11, 2020

Virtual academy helps PSD enrollment numbers

PENDLETON – Over recent years, the Pendleton School District has …Read More

College Place

November 11, 2020

City starts a budget website

COLLEGE PLACE – The city of College Place is going …Read More

Walla Walla

November 11, 2020

Another person with COVID-19 dies in WW County

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

Pendleton

November 11, 2020

PDC looks to the future

PENDLETON  — Now that the Pendleton Development Commission has decided …Read More

Baker City

November 11, 2020

Public input sought in change of rule governing cougar-hunting dogs

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants …Read More

Olympia

November 10, 2020

Patel’s license is suspended indefinitely

OLYMPIA – The Washington Medical Commission has indefinitely suspended the …Read More

Walla Walla

November 10, 2020

Man arrested in stabbing

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Police Department officers responded to …Read More

Walla Walla

November 10, 2020

Man arrested for multiple auto thefts

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Police Department officers have arrested …Read More

Baker City

November 10, 2020

Council has workshop on public works, goals

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council is holding a goals …Read More

College Place

November 10, 2020

Council to consider FEMA grants

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

Pendleton

November 9, 2020

City hall is locking its doors

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton is closing its offices …Read More

Washington, D.C.

November 9, 2020

Walden blasts employment department

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has …Read More

Olympia

November 9, 2020

WA Supreme Court upholds recall effort

OLYMPIA – The Washington Supreme Court has upheld a lower …Read More

Pendleton

November 9, 2020

City will try again to expand urban growth boundary

PENDLETON – During most of the 2020 session of the …Read More

Walla Walla

November 9, 2020

Snow will bring modified learning days to WWPS

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools is modifying how …Read More

Hermiston

November 9, 2020

Rate hikes are on the agenda

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council and Urban Renewal Agency …Read More

USA

November 7, 2020

All major news organizations project Biden is victorious

FOX News, Associated Press, CBS, NBC, ABC, and CNN have …Read More

Walla Walla

November 6, 2020

Garbe Reser concedes to Dozier

WALLA WALLA – Based on the latest general election returns, …Read More

Salem

November 6, 2020

OHA issues a two-week pause on social gatherings

SALEM – The Oregon Health authority announced new COVID-19 restrictions …Read More

Olympia

November 6, 2020

New study issued on COVID-19 and reopening schools

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health released a …Read More

Pendleton

November 6, 2020

Working together can help overcome COVID fatigue

PENDLETON – As the holidays near and colder weather is …Read More

Pendleton

November 6, 2020

Community Corrections budget will be hurt by Measure 110

PENDLETON – The passage of Ballot Measure 110 will mean …Read More

Olympia

November 6, 2020

WA to count more ballots today

OLYMPIA – Election departments throughout Washington state are set to …Read More

Pendleton

November 6, 2020

Not all is a loss due to COVID-19

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton’s coffers have taken a …Read More

Baker City

November 6, 2020

Smith shares school survey results

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools Superintendent Wade Smith …Read More

Milton-Freewater

November 5, 2020

Second man arrested in fatal crash

MILTON-FREEWATER – Charles Wesley Falconer, 38, of Idaho has been …Read More

Walla Walla

November 5, 2020

COVID outbreak reported at jail

WALLA WALLA – An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Walla …Read More

Pendleton

November 5, 2020

City preps for new OSHA guidelines

PENDLETON – Oregon OSHA is expected to approve a long …Read More

Pendleton

November 5, 2020

Roberts says Measure 110 is misleading

PENDLETON – Oregon has become the first state to decriminalize …Read More

College Place

November 5, 2020

District returns to distance learning

COLLEGE PLACE – College Place Public Schools is returning to …Read More

Richland, Washington

November 5, 2020

Couple killed in crash

RICHLAND, Washington – Two people from Sunnyside lost their lives …Read More

Walla Walla

November 4, 2020

Curbside leave pickups continue

WALLA WALLA – City street crews completed the first round …Read More

Election Headquarters

November 4, 2020

Recapping preliminary results

The final counts aren’t in yet. Preliminary results are and …Read More

Walla Walla

November 4, 2020

Quarantine housing agreement is signed

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County is contracting with Providence …Read More

Portland

November 4, 2020

COVID impacts the price of crude

PORTLAND – Gas prices are holding steady or dropping across …Read More

Walla Walla

November 3, 2020

Health department launches new COVID site

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

Pendleton

November 3, 2020

October was warmer than normal

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service said October brought warmer …Read More

Pendleton

November 3, 2020

Campbell is city’s newest councilman

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council interviewed the nine people …Read More

Baker City

November 3, 2020

Election will determine if supermajorities will continue

SALEM –Today’s election will determine if Democrats will maintain their …Read More

Walla Walla

November 3, 2020

School board to look at survey results

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla School Board will review …Read More

 November 16, 2020

Commissioners hand out more CARES Act grants

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

 November 15, 2020

Inslee issues statewide COVID restrictions

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee issued orders to curtail the …Read More

 November 14, 2020

1,097 new COVID-19 positive results reported in Oregon

SALEM – The Oregon Health Authority reports COVID-19 positive test …Read More

 November 13, 2020

Bentz wants to educate DC on forest management

ONTARIO – Newly-elected U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) has requested …Read More

 November 13, 2020

Uptick in COVID cases includes 2 deaths

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

 November 13, 2020

Call for bids on new city hall coming soon

HERMISTON – Assistant City Manager Mark Morgan says the city …Read More

 November 13, 2020

Fire started in wall behind furnace

PENDLETON – Pendleton Fire Chief Jim Critchley estimates about $50,000 …Read More

 November 12, 2020

WSDA cuts open its murder hornets’ nest

BLAINE – The Washington State Department of Agriculture has taken …Read More

 November 12, 2020

Social gatherings are risky business

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health reports that …Read More

 November 12, 2020

Pause rules don’t apply to schools

PENDLETON – School districts in counties placed on Gov. Kate …Read More

 November 11, 2020

Virtual academy helps PSD enrollment numbers

PENDLETON – Over recent years, the Pendleton School District has …Read More

 November 11, 2020

City starts a budget website

COLLEGE PLACE – The city of College Place is going …Read More

 November 11, 2020

Another person with COVID-19 dies in WW County

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

 November 11, 2020

PDC looks to the future

PENDLETON  — Now that the Pendleton Development Commission has decided …Read More

 November 11, 2020

Public input sought in change of rule governing cougar-hunting dogs

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants …Read More

 November 10, 2020

Patel’s license is suspended indefinitely

OLYMPIA – The Washington Medical Commission has indefinitely suspended the …Read More

 November 10, 2020

Man arrested in stabbing

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Police Department officers responded to …Read More

 November 10, 2020

Man arrested for multiple auto thefts

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Police Department officers have arrested …Read More

 November 10, 2020

Council has workshop on public works, goals

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council is holding a goals …Read More

 November 10, 2020

Council to consider FEMA grants

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

 November 9, 2020

City hall is locking its doors

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton is closing its offices …Read More

 November 9, 2020

Walden blasts employment department

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has …Read More

 November 9, 2020

WA Supreme Court upholds recall effort

OLYMPIA – The Washington Supreme Court has upheld a lower …Read More

 November 9, 2020

City will try again to expand urban growth boundary

PENDLETON – During most of the 2020 session of the …Read More

 November 9, 2020

Snow will bring modified learning days to WWPS

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools is modifying how …Read More

 November 9, 2020

Rate hikes are on the agenda

HERMISTON – The Hermiston City Council and Urban Renewal Agency …Read More

 November 7, 2020

All major news organizations project Biden is victorious

FOX News, Associated Press, CBS, NBC, ABC, and CNN have …Read More

 November 6, 2020

Garbe Reser concedes to Dozier

WALLA WALLA – Based on the latest general election returns, …Read More

 November 6, 2020

OHA issues a two-week pause on social gatherings

SALEM – The Oregon Health authority announced new COVID-19 restrictions …Read More

 November 6, 2020

New study issued on COVID-19 and reopening schools

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health released a …Read More

 November 6, 2020

Working together can help overcome COVID fatigue

PENDLETON – As the holidays near and colder weather is …Read More

 November 6, 2020

Community Corrections budget will be hurt by Measure 110

PENDLETON – The passage of Ballot Measure 110 will mean …Read More

 November 6, 2020

WA to count more ballots today

OLYMPIA – Election departments throughout Washington state are set to …Read More

 November 6, 2020

Not all is a loss due to COVID-19

PENDLETON – The city of Pendleton’s coffers have taken a …Read More

 November 6, 2020

Smith shares school survey results

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools Superintendent Wade Smith …Read More

 November 5, 2020

Second man arrested in fatal crash

MILTON-FREEWATER – Charles Wesley Falconer, 38, of Idaho has been …Read More

 November 5, 2020

COVID outbreak reported at jail

WALLA WALLA – An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Walla …Read More

 November 5, 2020

City preps for new OSHA guidelines

PENDLETON – Oregon OSHA is expected to approve a long …Read More

 November 5, 2020

Roberts says Measure 110 is misleading

PENDLETON – Oregon has become the first state to decriminalize …Read More

 November 5, 2020

District returns to distance learning

COLLEGE PLACE – College Place Public Schools is returning to …Read More

 November 5, 2020

Couple killed in crash

RICHLAND, Washington – Two people from Sunnyside lost their lives …Read More

 November 4, 2020

Curbside leave pickups continue

WALLA WALLA – City street crews completed the first round …Read More

 November 4, 2020

Recapping preliminary results

The final counts aren’t in yet. Preliminary results are and …Read More

 November 4, 2020

Quarantine housing agreement is signed

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County is contracting with Providence …Read More

 November 4, 2020

COVID impacts the price of crude

PORTLAND – Gas prices are holding steady or dropping across …Read More

 November 3, 2020

Health department launches new COVID site

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

 November 3, 2020

October was warmer than normal

PENDLETON – The National Weather Service said October brought warmer …Read More

 November 3, 2020

Campbell is city’s newest councilman

PENDLETON – The Pendleton City Council interviewed the nine people …Read More

 November 3, 2020

Election will determine if supermajorities will continue

SALEM –Today’s election will determine if Democrats will maintain their …Read More

 November 3, 2020

School board to look at survey results

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla School Board will review …Read More