Foul play has been ruled out in the death of 17-year-old Cody J. Snider.
A key issue is whether the Milton-Freewater area club can be legally considered a ‘firearms training facility.’
PENDLETON — The East End Rod & Gun Club’s application to continue operations and expand onto additional land met with no decision Thursday after a packed public hearing before the Umatilla County Planning Commission.
A private company has announced plans to build a multimillion dollar pulp plant outside of Starbuck in Columbia County.
WAITSBURG — Entrepreneurs hoping to sell or process marijuana in Waitsburg will be limited to the industrial zones of the city.
A proposed expansion of the East End Rod & Gun Club has drawn objections from one of its neighbors.
The artisan food production facility has room for two more tenants.
The Waitsburg City Council will consider zoning rules for marijuana businesses at its Monday meeting.
WAITSBURG — Waitsburg voters will be asked to approve a two-year, $1.08 million school district maintenance and operations levy in February.
The project would have cost approximately $500,000.
Three forums have been scheduled to discuss the $24 million school project.
DAYTON —In response to a swastika burning incident and students trick-or-treating dressed as Ku Klux Klan members, the Dayton School District is looking to beef up its civil rights curriculum.
DAYTON — A Dayton High School student has been charged for threatening to bomb the school.
Known for ambitious and quirky arrangements, Clarion Brass Choir will perform with the Walla Walla Symphony next week.
WALLA WALLA — Cramming 54 Christmas tunes into a 3 1/2-minute song would be impossible for most composers, but it’s exactly the sort of challenge William Berry thrives on.
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.
DAYTON — Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested three Dayton men on Saturday whom they believe may be linked to the rash of November car prowls in Dayton.
DAYTON — After six years of planning and months of construction, the Port of Columbia’s Blue Mountain Station is almost ready to open its doors.
The Dayton building has been renovated to preserve the era of one-room schoolhouses.
DAYTON — A threatening note posted at the entry to Dayton High School prompted the district to delay school two hours this morning.
A threatening note posted on the entry door of Dayton High School prompted the district to delay school by two hours this morning.
The fair board also wants to attract and retain new members and find ways to make the fair sustainable for the county
DAYTON — The future of the Columbia County Fair, and the hours volunteers must put in to keep it going, dominated discussion at a special county meeting.
WAITSBURG — Enrollments at Waitsburg’s public schools fell significantly last month, raising concerns that initially good enrollment numbers may not last for the year.
A week earlier, a black teacher noted that three trick-or-treaters came to his home dressed as KKK members.
DAYTON — The Columbia County Sheriff’s office is investigating the burning of a swastika shape into the lawn outside of Dayton Elementary School last week.
A state program gives tax credits to businesses contributing to eligible Main Street improvement groups.
Garfield County voters have unseated a 10-year school board veteran and upended plans for a more financially sound hospital district.
WESTON — Weston’s City Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. today to consider changing the number of Planning Commission members.
Cost to to taxpayers will depend on the total bond amount, interest and years to pay off the debt.
After several hours of discussion, the Dayton School District facilities committee decided Tuesday to move forward with a comprehensive campus modernization project.
Summer’s still far away, but Prescott residents are being asked to consider pool funding on the November ballot.
A Dayton man who lost use of his legs aims to cross the nation on a hand-cranked tricycle.
DAYTON — Frequent travelers on Highway 12 might have seen a man on a recumbent tricycle pedaling between Dayton and Waitsburg.
WALLA WALLA — After months of searching, the Walla Walla Rural Library District has chosen its next leader.
Participating in murder and mystery at Dayton's Weinhard Hotel.
Being accused of murder was not originally on my weekend to-do list.
More than a dozen Dayton students will be honored in Yakima for telling their peers to say no.
DAYTON — After reviewing possible options for a modernization project, Dayton School District facilities committee members have determined they are unable to make a recommendation to the school board.
The City of Weston paid $35,000 to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit brought by former City Recorder Denise Sampson, according to documents obtained by the Union-Bulletin.
WAITSBURG — The city’s Commercial Club is working to attract prospective buyers to open commercial spaces downtown.
New rules which close the Columbia County Fairgrounds horse stalls to renters during the summer have some regular tenants worried.
WALLA WALLA — The assignment was simple: take 10 6- by 6-inch squares and create art.
Dayton artist Steve Henderson believes in painting what he knows: the landscapes around his home, rolling hills and scenes with the Snake River.
Coverage will make seeing a doctor early and staying on top of medications less painful.
Prospective marijuana retailers will have to wait a year before beginning operations in Columbia County.
Starting Oct. 1, individuals can buy health insurance plans through insurance exchanges operated statewide.
The Heirloom Gardeners Food and Wine Weekend will have a distinctly local flavor.
The Heirloom Gardeners Food and Wine Weekend Sept. 20-22 will have a distinctly local flavor.
DAYTON — Tami Joy Miller grew her first potatoes under the supervision of her grandfather, an Irish immigrant who taught her how to take care of vegetables.
WESTON — Mayor Duane Thul will keep his seat after a second attempt to recall him failed.
Weston Mayor Duane Thul will keep his seat after defeating a second attempt to recall him.
U-B reporter Rachel Alexander has developed an interactive map that will let you surf through Oregon recalls since 1990.
In the middle of its seventh recall election in 15 years, Weston shows the dark side of Oregon's broad laws governing recalls
WESTON — Driving into Weston off of Oregon Highway 204, the first thing you see are the signs.
They’ve traveled to every corner of the state and even performed for the governor, but this week, Wenatchee High School’s mariachi band is coming to the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days.
Portland General Electric has signed an agreement to reimburse Columbia County for planning costs related to the permitting of the Tucannon River Wind Farm.
TOUCHET — Touchet Secondary School Principal Elissa Tinder is leaving the district to take a special education teaching position at Pioneer Middle School in Walla Walla.
Thirty-one brave souls in orange caps raised almost $1,000 for local organizations in a swim across the Snake River last weekend.