Wasco County is sending pairs of deputies to do five-day community policing stints in Harney County, as the militia takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge continues. Chief Deputy Lane Magill and Sgt. Chris McNeel took the first shift, going to Burns, the seat of Harney County, on Monday, Jan. 4 and returning Friday, Jan. 8.
Greg Walden address the U.S. House on situation in Harney County, Oregon. VIDEO
The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association believes the federal government has violated the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution by requiring two members of the Hammond family in Harney County to serve more time behind bars.
Two members of the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office went to Harney County yesterday as part of a mutual aid request to help contend with an armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
ODOT Warns of Winter Weather Hazards
Weather advisory US 97 both directions Weather advisory, Traction Tires are Advised and No Oversized Loads on US 97 both directions from milepost 3.0 to milepost 16 beginning at 9:43 am on December 20, 2015 until further notice.
SALEM (AP) — Western Oregon has finally escaped the drought that has plagued it since last spring. A drought outlook map released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Thursday shows Western Oregon either not in a drought or in a situation where drought removal is likely, reported The Statesman Journal.
Frank Perea II takes lead role at local paper
Opponents in Gorge fight train transport
Lewis and Clark campsite on Wash. shore
PENDELTON (AP) — It used to be a community of sorts, a haven for some of Umatilla's most down and out. Now the stretch of woods along the Umatilla River between the high school and River Road is quiet. The improvised homeless camp that used to be nestled against the river banks is gone. In its place is a red and white sign proclaiming "No camping," the "N'' defiantly whited out.
DMV testers tough it out
As the owner of an Old West-style chuckwagon catering service in Arlington, “Rattlesnake” Rod McGuire is used to cooking for large parties. Which is how McGuire came up with the idea to build a landmark events center in the community, where people from across the region could have weddings, festivals and other large get-togethers.
ODOT focuses on key piece of historic route
President’s plan for Friday draws mixed reviews