Category Archives: Regional News

PENDLETON:  The fate of Edwards Apartments

PENDLETON: The fate of Edwards Apartments

The Pendleton Development Commission will consider the future of the Edwards Apartments on Southeast Dorion Avenue at its meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. The commissioners are considering three possibilities: buying the buildingSee More

WASHINGTON:  Homeless proposal won’t fly

WASHINGTON: Homeless proposal won’t fly

With the 2020 legislative session in full swing, the state’s homelessness crisis has become a top priority for both the governor and state lawmakers. Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed using $319 million from the budgetSee More

PENDLETON:  Wet and warmer for the week

PENDLETON: Wet and warmer for the week

Most of the cold air is gone, so we might start off with a little bit of frozen precipitation, but most areas are going to see liquid precipitation, meteorologist Dennis Hull said of the forecast for the rest of the weekSee More

SALEM:  Escaped patient is still at large

SALEM: Escaped patient is still at large

The man who escaped from a psychiatric treatment center in Pendleton earlier this month remains at large. Thaddeus Ziemlak failed to return to Salmon Run at the appointed time and has not been found since. He was institutionalizedSee More

HERMISTON:  Growth levels off

HERMISTON: Growth levels off

The rapid growth that challenged services at the Hermiston School District appears to have slowed. Hermiston began the school year with a population of 5,777 students compared to 5,838 in 2018-19 and 5,794 in 2017-18See More