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I-84 at Arlington-UPDATE
GILLIAM COUNTY – Update from the Gilliam County Sheriff’s Office. On 02/16/2024 at approximately 03:30 am, Frontier Regional 911 took multiple reports of a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 137 affecting eastbound and westbound lanes. Dispatch reported 2 semis rolled and 1 was blocking the entire westbound lanes.
Eastern Oregon leaders push to recriminalize drugs, even as treatment lags
Eastern Oregon voters never fully embraced drug decriminalization, but a sharp turn in public opinion means they may never have to. When state Rep. Greg Smith asked a Boardman audience on Saturday how many of them wanted to recriminalize drugs, most of the few dozen people in the conference room shot up their hands. While the Heppner Republican was asking how many of his constituents were in favor of classifying drug possession as the most serious class of misdemeanor, several audience members said they would like the state to go further and turn it into a felony.
Five Award-Winning Maryhill Wines to Watch for on Restaurant Week Menus
Inlander Restaurant Week is all about choices. From carefully selecting the right restaurant with its unique ambiance and culinary flair, to navigating the options within three courses. The art of choosing the perfect wine becomes the final stroke to elevate any meal. To help guide you to a perfect pour,...
Resolution Center seeks signatures, support
THE GORGE — As an important funding window nears closing with the end of the 2024 legislative session March 10, the Columbia Gorge Resolution Center Advisory Council is asking for community support to help make the project a reality. The advisory council, which started in October 2019, is made...
Moro, February 23 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The North Douglas High School basketball team will have a game with Sherman High School on February 23, 2024, 20:00:00 CST.
Missing Lake Roosevelt man found dead
LAKE ROOSEVELT, Wash. – The remains of Eric Jensen were found soon after being reported missing by Lake Roosevelt National Park Service and Stevens County Sheriff’s Department. The body was recovered on Feb. 17, Jensen went missing earlier this week after going on a fishing trip. Jensen was...
Rep. Smith Hears Desire for Measure 110 Changes at Listening Session
As the statewide debate over Measure 110 continues, Rep. Greg Smith, R-Heppner, asked members of the public from his district to offer their thoughts on the law. Smith hosted a listening session Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Port of Morrow Riverfront Center in Boardman where he heard from law enforcement officials, emergency responders, parents, teachers and other residents about the effects of the ballot measure. Around 50 people attended in person, along with around 500 viewers tuning in via livestream throughout the meeting.
Beehler is judged guilty of murder
HEPPNER – Caleb Beehler, 41, of Boardman has been pronounced guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his stepfather, Richard Broadbent in March 2022. The judgement was issued by Sixth Circuit Court Judge Jon Lieuallen Wednesday at the Morrow County Courthouse. Beehler had waived his right to...
Gilliam County, OR High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 16
Want to learn how to watch high school basketball games in Gilliam County, Oregon today? We have what you need below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Gilliam County, Oregon High School Girls Basketball Games...
Today the gas price is close to $4.75 in Rufus as of 2024-02-19. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.279, a week ago the price is $3.196 , according to AAA.
Environment Northwest: Shrinking Snowpack
Snowpack around the Pacific Northwest has been shrinking, and it’s only getting worse. Our Environment Northwest team examines what it means for the future.
2024 Wasco Chief Nominees
The Wasco Chieftainship meeting was held last night at the Agency Longhouse. Nominations were conducted resulting in the nominees:. Leona Ike – Nominated by Lena Ika; Seconded by Natasha Ike DeBiaso. Alvis Smith III – Nominated by Mona Smith Cochran; Seconded by Leona Ike. Garland Brunoe – Nominated...
How shrinking snowpack is impacting climate, farming
The snowpack in and around the Pacific Northwest is shrinking significantly, and it's only getting worse.
SAGE Center in Boardman Hosting Movie Night on Friday
The SAGE Center, 101 Olson Road in Boardman, is hosting Movie Night this Friday, Feb. 16. Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be showing at 6 p.m. – doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and includes popcorn and a bottle of water. For more information, call 541-481-7243.
Snowpack in the Pacific Northwest is shrinking. Here's what that means for the future
This week, the Environment Northwest team takes a look at how the shrinking snowpack is impacting Washington, Idaho and Oregon.
Amazon Adds Oregon Wind Project
Amazon announced the signing of a new power purchase agreement (PPA) to source renewable energy from a wind farm located in Gilliam County, Oregon. The Amazon Wind Farm Oregon – Leaning Juniper IIA will have a capacity of 98.4 MW. The agreement was signed with Avangrid, Inc., a sustainable energy company and member of the Iberdrola Group.
Smith wants Measure 110 opinions
BOARDMAN – Oregon State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) was recently appointed to the Joint Committee on Addiction and Community Safety Response. That committee is charged with proposing solutions to the public safety and behavioral health crises the state is facing due to the decriminalization of possessing user amounts of narcotics. He has called for a listening session on the issue at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Port of Morrow’s Riverfront Center in Boardman.
MAP: First signs of spring seen around the Pacific Northwest
Light rain and mild temperatures. All signs that spring is slowly starting to work its way back into the Pacific Northwest.
Riverside finds playoff glory versus Umatilla
Two teams were on the hunt for playoff glory, but only the Riverside Pirates walked away with it. They blew past the Vikings 28-7. Riverside has made a habit of sweeping their opponents off the court, having now won nine matchups by 21 points or more this season. Riverside got...
I-84 at Arlington-UPDATE
GILLIAM COUNTY – Update as of 8:15am, According to TripCheck- One lane of I-84 eastbound near Arlington is open. According to Tripcheck at 6:10 am, I-84 eastbound at Arlington, expect delays of 20 minutes – 2 hours. Westbound is no longer reporting a closure or delay. Previous- According...