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DOT Selects Boutique Air to Provide Service at Pendleton Airport

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation has selected Boutique Air to continue providing Essential Air Service...

CTUIR Looks to Expand High-Speed Internet Via $250,000 USDA Grant

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) is looking to contract out services that will eventually expand the reservation’s broadband internet coverage...

Counties get $1.7 Million for Nitrate Contamination Solutions

Umatilla and Morrow county officials learned Tuesday that the counties will receive $1.7 million in federal aid to address nitrate contamination in private wells. According...

CTUIR to Receive Nearly $600,000 from U.S. Justice Department Grant

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that three Tribes in Oregon have secured more than $2.3 million combined in federal grants...

Irrigon Receives $1 Million in Federal Funding for Incubator Space

Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced Tuesday, Aug. 8, that the city of Irrigon has received $1 million from the federal...

Oregon Counties to Receive More Than $27 Million in PILT Funds

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today that all 36 Oregon counties will receive more than $27 million collectively this year from...

Port of Morrow Seeks $432.5M Loan from Feds for Improvements

The Port of Morrow announced Friday, May 19, the Environmental Protection Agency has selected the port’s application for a loan to cover up to...

$45 Million in Secure Rural Schools Funds Going to Oregon Counties

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced that Oregon counties will receive more than $45 million in payments under the Secure Rural Schools and...

Hermiston to Receive $280,000 in Federal Funding for Safe Streets

Hermiston is one of five Oregon communities to receive federal funding to improve street safety in their communities. U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley...

Nearly $90 Million Federal Loan Going to UEC for Power Grid...

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that the Umatilla Electric Cooperative will receive a nearly $90 million federal loan to expand...

Projects in Umatilla, Morrow Counties to Get $11 Million Funding Boost

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Hermiston Herald and is part of a content-sharing partnership between Northeast Oregon Now and the Hermiston...

Boardman Among Cities Receiving Funds for Affordable Housing

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced Wednesday that Community and Shelter Assistance (CASA) in Oregon will receive $200,000 from the U.S. Department...

CTUIR Secures $15.5 Million in Federal Funds for Broadband

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation (CTUIR) have secured more than $15.5 million for expanded high-speed...

Irrigon, Umatilla Among Those Getting Funds for Emergency Preparedness

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced that Oregon will receive a combined more than $1.1 million in Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration funds...

Former U.S. Sen. Gordon Smith Endorses Ron Wyden in Senate Race

Former Republican U.S. Sen. Gordon Smith has endorsed his former political rival Sen. Ron Wyden over his Republican challenger Jo Rae Perkins. In a letter...

Wyden Applauds Lower Medicare Premiums for Senior Citizens

Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., issued a statement after President Joe Biden announced that Medicare Part B premiums would go down next...

Pilot Rock Among Fire Departments Receiving Federal Assistance

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced on Wednesday that four Oregon fire departments – including Pilot Rock’s - will receive a combined...

New State Meat Inspection Program Will Combat Delays, Lower Prices

Oregon meat eaters are likely to have access to more local beef and other products and at cheaper prices with a new program that...

Nearly $5 Million Going to Pendleton Airport for Runway Improvements

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley on Monday announced that airports in Pendleton, Corvallis and Klamath Falls will receive a combined nearly $17.5...

EOU to Get $1.2 Million for Student Recruitment & Retention

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley this week announced that Eastern Oregon University and Umpqua Community College will receive a combined $2.44 million...

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