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SBA Says Prepare Now to Apply for Restaurant Revitalization Funds

The U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations this week for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Registrations will begin at 6 a.m. on Friday, April 30....

OSU COVID-19 Project Tests 60,000 People, 3,000 Wastewater Samples

Oregon State University’s groundbreaking public health project, TRACE-COVID-19, has conducted more than 60,000 individual tests and more than 3,000 wastewater tests in dozens of Oregon...

Oregon Has at Least 173 wolves – Nearly 10% Increase Over Last Year

State wildlife biologists counted 173 wolves in Oregon this past winter, a 9.5 percent increase over last year’s count of 158 according to the Oregon...

Umatilla Electric, Community Weather 2020’s Storms Together

Weathering the storm was a familiar theme heard during Saturday’s 84th Annual Meeting of the Umatilla Electric Cooperative. The theme played out both literally and...

Good Shepherd Shines Light on Lab Department’s Hidden Heroes

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) is shining a spotlight on the hospital’s laboratory department staff in honor of National Laboratory Professionals Week, April...

$1,000 Reward for Information on Poached Horned Owls Near Helix

A pair of great horned Owls poached near the Eastern Oregon town of Helix on Mar 29 has drawn a reward offer of up...

UEC Releases 2020 Financial Results, Announces Election Outcome

With 280 members and guests viewing the online event, Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC) released its financial and election results during its 84th Annual Meeting...

Umatilla County Fire District Honors Mark Johnson on His Retirement

Umatilla County Fire District #1 honored one of its own Wednesday night with the retirement of Mark Johnson, a longtime paramedic and firefighter. Johnson was...

Poachers Bag Multiple Animals, Risking Health of Oregon Herds

Three elk, three pronghorns, a mule deer, two turkeys and a bobcat round out a collection of animals illegally killed, tagged, processed or taxidermied...

District Officials Break Ground for Two New Elementary Schools

On the day when all Hermiston students returned to in-class instruction, Hermiston School District officials and board members held ground-breaking ceremonies for two new...

Starkey Experimental Forest Elk Tags to Be Reduced for 2021 Season

The number of elk tags available for two hunts in Starkey Experimental Forest this fall will be reduced from what is currently printed in...

Oregonians 16 & Over Will Be Eligible for Vaccines Beginning April 19

On Monday, April 19, everyone who is 16 and older will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. While it’s exciting that so many folks will be able to...

Physiatrists Join Good Shepherd’s Physical Medicine & Rehab Clinic

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) has welcomed physiatrists Trey Rigert, MD and David Russo, DO, MPH, MS to the Good Shepherd Medical Group’s...

Hermiston Drivers Reminded to Slow Down to 20 MPH in School Zones

Beginning Tuesday, drivers in Hermiston will have to do something they haven’t done in more than a year – slow down in school zones. Hermiston...

$6,500 Raised by Oregon Hunters for Info on 3 elk poached near Bend

The Oregon Hunters Association has bolstered the reward up to $6,500 for information that leads to an arrest or citation in the case of...

Mobile Vaccine Units Traveling Oregon Vaccinating Residents

For Oregonians who live and work in rural areas, getting to a COVID-19 vaccine site may be a challenge. To help make it easier, the...

Turkey Hunt by Reservation Program Set to Return for Second Year

A program launched last year to help turkey hunters reserve a hunt on private land in western Oregon (Willamette Valley and Roseburg) is back...

Umatilla Electric Cooperative to Return $4 Million to Members in April

Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors has approved the return of $4 million to Cooperative members in April as part of the utility’s Capital...

Gov. Brown Moves Up Timeline to Vaccinate All People 16 and Older

Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday announced that people in Oregon who are 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting April...

Grants to Become Available for Shuttered Venue Operators April 8

The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal in anticipation of opening applications for the...

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