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Eastern Oregon

Couple injured in crash after hitting dead bear on I-84

Couple injured in crash after hitting dead bear on I-84A husband and wife were injured in a rollover crash after their car hit a dead bear on Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon, state police said.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Animals

Ranchers want more precise info on wolf location

Ranchers want more precise info on wolf locationRanchers in eastern Oregon say they want to have more precise information on the location of wolves, which has conservation groups worried about the increased threat of poaching.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Man sought in E. Oregon manhunt arrested

Man sought in E. Oregon manhunt arrestedAn eastern Oregon sheriff says his officers have arrested a man who had been the subject of a manhunt that disrupted the tiny town of Seneca.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Eastern Oregon

Canal-clogging weed found along Columbia River

Canal-clogging weed found along Columbia RiverSix patches of flowering rush, an invasive Eurasian species, up to 10 feet in diameter were found growing east of McNary Dam near Umatilla this summer.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Eastern Oregon

NW citizens get to name wolf packs they discover

NW citizens get to name wolf packs they discoverState officials define a wolf pack as two wolves of either sex traveling together. Most wolf packs have 5-10 wolves.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Oregon man charged in Wash. cornfield killing

Oregon man charged in Wash. cornfield killingProsecutors in Benton County have charged an Oregon man with killing a Pasco co-worker whose body was one of three found near a cornfield in south-central Washington in August.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Tech

First drone tests cut short in Eastern Oregon

First drone tests cut short in Eastern OregonDevelopers of a test range in Eastern Oregon for drones have conducted their first flights, but high winds ended them early.
  • Tech
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Study: Alarming levels of toxics in Columbia River fish

Study: Alarming levels of toxics in Columbia River fishA new study found alarming levels of toxic chemicals in fish caught in the Columbia River.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Eastern Oregon

Wolf attack kills sheep, dogs in NE Oregon

Wolf attack kills sheep, dogs in NE OregonThe Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says the attacks took place Sept. 15 and 16 on public grazing land near Ruckle Junction north of La Grande.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

USDA: GMO wheat in Ore. was isolated incident

USDA: GMO wheat in Ore. was isolated incidentUnregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in Montana, the Agriculture Department said as its final report regarding GMO wheat found in Oregon came out Friday.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Bend

Christian group says rules halt C. Oregon youth camps

Christian group says rules halt C. Oregon youth campsA Christian group says state regulators are thwarting its plans to expand youth camps at a site notorious in the 1980s when a guru from India and his followers took over the area.
  • Bend
  • 2 months ago
Eastern Oregon

Drone flights expected soon at Pendleton range

Drone flights expected soon at Pendleton rangeDrones have been cleared for takeoff from an Eastern Oregon test range in Pendleton.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 2 months ago
Eastern Oregon

Deal in works for illegal Monsanto GMO wheat grown in E. Oregon

Deal in works for illegal Monsanto GMO wheat grown in E. OregonU.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil in Kansas has given the parties until Sept. 29 to file stipulations of dismissal of claims brought by growers of soft white wheat.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Weather

Warning for 'explosive fire growth potential'

Warning for 'explosive fire growth potential'High winds with gusts up to 40 mph are expected in Portland Thursday and a Red Flag Warning is in effect until Friday evening with "explosive fire growth potential."
  • Weather
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Free lunch for all students in Umatilla school district

Free lunch for all students in Umatilla school districtThe USDA is footing the bill for the free lunches.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Grant's Getaways

Grant's Getaways: Tamástslikt Cultural Institute

Grant's Getaways: Tamástslikt Cultural InstituteIf you know where to look, one of the oldest cultures in the region comes to life!
  • Grant's Getaways
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Eastern Ore. town can't keep officers, will pay for deputy

Eastern Ore. town can't keep officers, will pay for deputyA small town in Umatilla County that hasn't had a police officer since the last one resigned in January has agreed to pay the county for a deputy sheriff.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Magnitude 2.6 quake at Mount Hood

Magnitude 2.6 quake at Mount HoodThe U. S. Geological Survey recorded a small quake early Thursday at Mount Hood.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Eastern Oregon

3 people likely had West Nile in Eastern Oregon

3 people likely had West Nile in Eastern OregonHealth officials say three Baker County residents were likely infected with West Nile virus this summer.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Guard shoots, kills inmate at state prison

Guard shoots, kills inmate at state prisonAn inmate at the state prison in Pendleton has been shot and killed by a guard while fighting in the yard.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Crime

Suspect in trucker stabbing arrested along I-84

Suspect in trucker stabbing arrested along I-84Oregon state troopers say a trucker was seriously injured Monday in Eastern Oregon when he was stabbed.
  • Crime
  • 3 months ago
Crime

Double shooting reported in Hood River Co.

Double shooting reported in Hood River Co.Just before 9:30 the sheriff's office announced via Twitter that deputies were investigating the shooting in the 3400 block of A.G.A. Road.
  • Crime
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

Man dies, 2 others hurt in crash on Highway 197

Man dies, 2 others hurt in crash on Highway 197One man died and two other people were injured when an SUV crashed into a pickup truck on Highway 197 Thursday morning.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Conditions

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 8 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 8 p.m.A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday for several counties in Oregon and Washington, the National Weather Service announced.
  • Conditions
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Lightning sparks 51 new wildfires in Oregon

Lightning sparks 51 new wildfires in OregonLightning has ignited 51 new wildfires in Oregon, and storms are forecast to continue through Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

3 homes burned, 700 more threatened in Rowena wildfire

3 homes burned, 700 more threatened in Rowena wildfireThe wildfire burning in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge about 75 miles east of Portland has destroyed a home, damaged two others and is threatening 740 more, authorities said Friday morning.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Washington

Gorge Amphitheater planning expansion

Gorge Amphitheater planning expansionThe Grant County Planning Commission is recommending a master plan permit process for the planned expansion of the Gorge Amphitheater near Quincy.
  • Washington
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago