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Traffic on Interstate 84 to Slow Down in Places for Tree...

The Oregon Department of Transportation will stage rolling slowdowns for eastbound and westbound Interstate 84 to accommodate the removal of hazard trees along the...

Flood Threat Ends; Crews Working to Open Roads, Assess Damage

High water and road damage closed Interstate 84 in both directions Friday Feb. 7 between Exits 182 and 188. Crews worked through the night...

Snowy Winter Weather On the Way

Snow, cold, wind and ice may conspire in the days ahead to create extremely hazardous traveling conditions throughout much of the state.  Heavy snow...

Sheriff’s Office Increasing Patrol Deputies During Holiday Season

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has increased the number of patrol deputies on duty during the holiday season as part its participation in the...

Umatilla Woman Faces Manslaughter Charges After Fatal Collision

A Umatilla woman has been charged with manslaughter after a collision on Highway 395 left one person dead and another injured Friday evening in...

Traffic on Interstate 84 to Slow Down in Places for Tree...

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will stage rolling slowdowns for eastbound and westbound Interstate 84 to accommodate the removal of hazard trees. The slowdowns...

Driver Dies in Highway 730 Collision

A two-vehicle collision on Highway 730 on Wednesday left one motorist dead and another injured. The Oregon State Police responded to a report of a...

Oregon Gas Tax to Increase on Jan. 1

The second of four planned increases in the state gas tax goes into effect Jan. 1. The increase is part of House Bill 2017,...

Weather Service Says Snow May On the Way This Week

Travelers should be ready for hazardous travel conditions next week, with the possibility of slick, ice or snow covered roads. The National Weather Service...

ODOT, Pendleton to Host Open House for Interstate 84 Exit Plans

The Oregon Department of Transportation and the city of Pendleton will host a public open house on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to help plan for...

OSP Seeks Help Involving Serious Rollover on I-84 in Morrow County

The Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help into the rollover accident on Interstate 84 in Morrow County on Thursday. At around 2...

Expect Extended I-84 Lane Closures on Cabbage Hill for Next Few...

Travelers heading up or down Cabbage Hill along Interstate 84 east of Pendleton can expect lane closures in the westbound and eastbound lanes over...

Watch Out for Wildlife This Fall During Peak Migration Season for...

Late September marks the beginning of the migration period for deer and elk, which must cross major highways as they head towards wintering grounds. Between...

Police Seek Driver Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident in Hermiston

A Hermiston woman was killed early Saturday morning in a hit-and-run accident on Highway 395. The preliminary investigation indicated that Antonia M. Cobarubias, 41, of...

Exit 179 Off-Ramp to Interstate 82 to Be Closed for 24...

Beginning Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 p.m., the Interstate 84 eastbound Exit 179 off-ramp to Interstate 82 northbound will be closed for 24 hours. Oregon...

Pendleton Man Dies in I-84 Crash

A Pendleton man died Thursday in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 84. The Oregon State Police responded to the crash around noon near milepost 210. According...

Motorcyclist Dies in Collision

A Hermiston man died on Monday in a collision between a motorcycle and a pick-up truck in front of the Short Stop convenience store. According...

ODOT Highway Construction Projects Continue Throughout Eastern Oregon

The Oregon Department of Transportation is currently working on more than two dozen key highway projects this year in Eastern Oregon, aimed at creating...

Motorists asked to Be Patient as ODOT Work Continues Along I-84

Highway construction activities are continuing along Interstate 84 between Pendleton and La Grande as the Oregon Department of Transportation’s $15 million Snow Zone Safety...

Motorists Urged to Watch for Robo Flaggers Along Highway Work Zones

The Oregon Department of Transportation will be using portable traffic signals in some work zones at several locations – including Umatilla County - this...

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