Umatilla County's records office is entering the digital age. The board of county commissioners Wednesday in Pendleton voted 3-0 to approve a contract with Simplifile, a company based in Provo, Utah, so the office could record and receive documents electronically.
Exactly one month after SeaTac voters narrowly approved a $15 minimum wage for some workers, supporters of the effort will march from there to Seattle City Hall on Thursday to urge the city’s elected officials to quickly pass a similar measure.
Health officials reported Wednesday that gonorrhea has seen a marked increased in Umatilla County.
Each year fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of more than 400 people, injure 1,650 others and cause over $990 million in damage.
WALLA WALLA — City officials want to add angled parking on six blocks of Alder Street to gain an additional 60 spaces.
DAYTON — Three men arrested last week in connection with a recent series of car prowls in Dayton were charged Tuesday in Columbia County Superior Court.
A new report suggests that Washington state should fight drunken driving by increasing penalties and establishing random sobriety checkpoints.
WALLA WALLA — Baby, it’s cold outside. And it’s going to get colder.
Columbia County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a juvenile male in connection with a threatening note left at Dayton High School.
WALLA WALLA — A trial date has been set for a career criminal who police say set up a large methamphetamine lab at a local motel in 2011.
A family of four in Pendleton is scrambling to find a place to stay after a man duped them into a bogus rental deal.
A blast of winter weather blanketed Eastern Oregon roads in snow and ice Tuesday, once again delaying movement of the megaload convoy bound for the oil sands of Alberta, Canada.
SEATTLE — Washington political leaders are locked in lengthy negotiations this week as they struggle to develop an agreement to spend billions of dollars on transportation projects.
Two engineers for BNSF Railway have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the company — one of the country’s largest rail carriers — alleging it refuses to provide medical benefits to their same-sex spouses.
Michael Walter King went from landing his “dream job” as executive director of the now-defunct Senate Democratic Campaign Committee to busing tables at a Ballard restaurant after he was fired for embezzling at least $330,000 in campaign contributions — money he spent on booze and blackjack, according to his defense attorney.
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