OREGON:  Protecting health care for Oregon families

OREGON: Protecting health care for Oregon families

The Oregon House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to protect Oregon’s Medicaid expansion and the health care for Oregon families – including 400,000 children, as well as seniors and people with disabilities – who otherwise.See More

LA GRANDE:  Better safe than sorry

LA GRANDE: Better safe than sorry

The Oregon Department of Transportation closed I-84 early yesterday morning, due to low visibility and inclement weather on Cabbage Hill and Meacham. I-84 closed both directions between Pendleton to La Grande and.See More

UNION COUNTY:  Exclusion Day held

UNION COUNTY: Exclusion Day held

The state of Oregon held their Exclusion Day yesterday. The staff at Elkhorn Media Group randomly called several schools in the La Grande district. Even with the inclement weather, there weren’t too many students.See More

LONG CREEK: Art community receives $6000 grant

LONG CREEK: Art community receives $6000 grant

Portrait Connection out of Long Creek was awarded $6,000. The money will support Portraits in Eastern Oregon, engaging a minimum of 12 artists to paint 12 portraits of children struggling with serious health issues. Grant funds will beSee More

BAKER COUNTY:  Man killed in hunting accident

BAKER COUNTY: Man killed in hunting accident

On February 19, 2019, at approximately 6:08 p.m., Baker County Dispatch received a report of a man suffering from a gunshot wound located in the area of Job Creek Road in Unity, Oregon. When deputies arrived, they found.See More

 
OREGON:  Considering banning plastic bags

OREGON: Considering banning plastic bags

Single use plastic bags would be banned under a bill in the Oregon legislature. Supporters say plastic bags in the environment break down into tiny pieces that are consumed by animals. Retailers would have.See More

WALLA WALLA:  drying out snow-damaged books

WALLA WALLA: drying out snow-damaged books

According to Walla Walla Public Library Director Beth Hudson, someone stuffed snow sometime Tuesday night into the book drop box and on top of the books stacked inside. While library staff is trying to understand.See More

HERMISTON:  Working to raise graduation level

HERMISTON: Working to raise graduation level

The Hermiston School District is hard at work to improve its high school graduation rate, which is below the state average for all students and below it for Latino students as well. Superintendent Tricia Mooney says.See More

PENDLETON:  Uncovering stolen loot, two in jail

PENDLETON: Uncovering stolen loot, two in jail

Pendleton police have recovered a large amount, but not all, of the merchandise, stolen from Western States Equipment last week. Police Chief Stuart Roberts says information from a cell phone belonging to 34-year-old.See More