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Crime

Caller ID scam uses Hermiston police chief's info

Caller ID scam uses Hermiston police chief's infoThieves use caller ID spoofing to make it appear that they are calling someone from that person's bank or credit card company or some government agency.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Eastern Oregon

Ore. teen admits killing foster dad in hunting camp

Ore. teen admits killing foster dad in hunting campA 15-year-old who shot and killed his foster father and another man at a remote Oregon cabin in 2012 never meant to kill anyone and never should have been around loaded guns due to his lack of maturity after years of abuse and other problems, a defense lawyer says.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Business

Idaho distributors challenge 10 Barrel's brewpub license

Idaho distributors challenge 10 Barrel's brewpub licenseIdaho beer distributors are taking issue with a Boise brewpub now that the business has been purchased by Anheuser-Busch.
  • Business
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Animals

Donations pour in for 68 cats found in van

Donations pour in for 68 cats found in vanRescue workers in Eastern Oregon say they have received an outpouring of donations for 68 cats found nearly three weeks ago hoarded in a van.
  • Animals
  • 2 months ago
Local

Seismologists seek to better track NV quake swarm

Seismologists seek to better track NV quake swarmSeismologists have taken steps to better track an earthquake swarm in the sparsely populated northwest corner of Nevada near Oregon and California.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Eastern Oregon

Semi pulling two trailers crashes along icy I-84

Semi pulling two trailers crashes along icy I-84A Vancouver semi truck driver was injured when his big rig pulling two trailers crashed and rolled over along Interstate 84 on Thursday morning.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Travel

I-84 reopens as freezing rain moves out

I-84 reopens as freezing rain moves outThe rain moving into the Northwest Thursday was falling as freezing rain in the Columbia River Gorge and other parts of eastern Oregon and Washington, where temperatures have been below freezing for more than a week.
  • Travel
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Unauthorized immigrants growing in Idaho

Unauthorized immigrants growing in IdahoIdaho was among seven states where the number of unauthorized immigrants increased between 2009 and 2012, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Eastern Oregon

'Swirling mass' of 68 cats found in E. Ore. van

'Swirling mass' of 68 cats found in E. Ore. vanAn Eastern Oregon rescue group is caring for 68 cats found in a van.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Roads in metro area slick overnight, into morning commute

Roads in metro area slick overnight, into morning commuteThursday's wintry storm brought a mix of rain, sleet and snow to roads around the metro area, making for dangerous driving conditions.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Eastern Oregon

3.4 quake hits near Joseph in northeastern Oregon

3.4 quake hits near Joseph in northeastern OregonA small earthquake struck northeast Oregon on Monday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was of magnitude 3.4.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Eastern Oregon

Pickup struck by train; occupants escape

Pickup struck by train; occupants escapeUmatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says a pickup driven by 27-year-old Juan Martinez got the flat at a railroad crossing Thursday. When Martinez tried to turn around, the tire got stuck in the tracks.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 3 months ago
Eastern Oregon

Two dead in possible murder-suicide in E. Oregon

Two dead in possible murder-suicide in E. OregonThe Malheur County sheriff's office says two people have been found dead in a home in the eastern Oregon community of Ontario.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 3 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
  • 3 months, 3 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
  • 3 months, 3 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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 4 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
  • 4 months 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
  • 4 months 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
  • 4 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
  • 4 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
  • 4 months, 1 week 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
  • 4 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
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago