Category Archives: Regional News

PENDLETON:  Fate of urban renewal district

PENDLETON: Fate of urban renewal district

The Pendleton Urban Renewal District is set to expire in three years. The city council, which serves the district as the Pendleton Development Commission, is discussing its fate. City Manager Robb Corbett saysSee More

PENDLETON:  Warm February can impact growers

PENDLETON: Warm February can impact growers

Another warm spell is hitting the region, and meteorologist Dennis Hull says February is looking like it will be warmer than normal. The warmer temperatures can impact farmers and gardeners. If you start getting blooms See More

WASHINGTON:  Wanted man found dead

WASHINGTON: Wanted man found dead

A man who grew up in Umatilla has been found dead in Stevens County Washington. Spokane police were searching for Andrew Beitel, 46, since Saturday on domestic violence charges. The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office See More

MILTON-FREEWATER:  One confesses in robbery

MILTON-FREEWATER: One confesses in robbery

The crime wave that has plagued the Milton-Freewater area could be slowing. Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan says the key piece is what they learned from Michael James Metcalfe, 19, who is a suspect in the armed robberySee More