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WW woman arrested for firing gun at juvenile newspaper carrier

WW woman arrested for firing gun at juvenile newspaper carrier

WALLA WALLA, Washington — A Walla Walla woman was arrested Tuesday for firing a gun at a newspaper carrier. According to Walla Walla police, Stephanie Van Cleef, 38, was arrested around 5 p.m. Tuesday for assault in the first degree and reckless endangerment. Van Cleef reportedly heard a bang at her front door on Stonyhaven…Continue Reading

Death investigation underway after body found at Washington Park in WW

Death investigation underway after body found at Washington Park in WW

WALLA WALLA, Washington — Walla Walla Police are investigating a death after a body was found in a park. Sgt. Kevin Braman says officers responded to Washington Park, located on the 700 block of West Cherry Street, at approximately 10:22 p.m. Tuesday and investigated an unresponsive male that was found to be deceased. Detectives responded,…Continue Reading

R-Up president: Stockholders meeting was ‘professional’

R-Up president: Stockholders meeting was ‘professional’

PENDLETON, Oregon — The Pendleton Round-Up Association held its annual stockholders meeting Tuesday night. Dave O’Neill was re-elected as president and three new directors were elected to the board: Harper Jones, of Pendleton, Kevin Jordan, of Pendleton, and Pat Reay of Walla Walla. There was a lengthy debate over some bylaw changes. One debate in…Continue Reading

Public school enrollment is up in M-F

Public school enrollment is up in M-F

MILTON-FREEWATER, Oregon – Enrollment in Milton-Freewater Public Schools has exceeded 1,700 students, according to Superintendent Rob Clark, and it’s been going up for a good stretch now. “Enrollment is up; it’s been exciting to watch enrollment increase over the last year and a half,” Clark said. Clark said when he got to the district, attendance…Continue Reading

Unemployment in Umatilla, Morrow counties up slightly in October

Unemployment in Umatilla, Morrow counties up slightly in October

HOOD RIVER, Oregon — Umatilla County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly in October from 4.4 percent to 4.6 percent. Regional Economist Dallas Fridley said that the private industry cut 190 jobs and leisure and hospitality is down 100. On the plus side, Fridley reports government rose by 340 jobs, thanks mostly to education. The…Continue Reading

Firefighters: Fire safety needs increase during cold weather

Firefighters: Fire safety needs increase during cold weather

HERMISTON, Oregon — As the weather gets cold, heaters are kicking on. That’s why Umatilla County Fire District No. 1 wants you to do your part in reducing house fires. Firefighters ask you to make sure your furnace is clean and free of dust, wall heaters have nothing in front of them and stoves have been cleaned…Continue Reading

Oregon State Fire Marshal: Keep fire safety on your holiday menu

Oregon State Fire Marshal: Keep fire safety on your holiday menu

News Release from Oregon State Fire Marshal During the upcoming holidays, State Fire Marshal Jim Walker is reminding Oregonians to keep fire safety in mind when cooking and preparing holiday meals. Cooking was the leading cause of residential structure fires over the past five years (2013-2017), causing an average of 19% of Oregon’s total residential…Continue Reading

Some legal marijuana growers in Oregon putting licenses at risk

Some legal marijuana growers in Oregon putting licenses at risk

SALEM, Oregon — Some of Oregon’s legal marijuana growers are putting their licenses at risk because they’re not following the law, according to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. The OLCC conducted inspections on 354 legal marijuana producers with a focus on southern Oregon. About a quarter of the businesses failed the inspections. The Medford area…Continue Reading

Study: Parents, not teens, break distracted driving laws more in Washington

Study: Parents, not teens, break distracted driving laws more in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington – Surprise, surprise? Looks like parents, not teenagers, are the ones much more likely to drive distracted in Washington state, a new AAA study finds. One year after Washington’s new distracted driving law took effect, AAA research shows that 85 percent of Washington drivers say they are aware of the E-DUI law and its…Continue Reading

OSU researchers find sports fans may go too far in loving their teams

OSU researchers find sports fans may go too far in loving their teams

CORVALIS, Oregon – Sports fans love their teams, but some fans get consumed by their addiction. Most sports fans enjoy the time they spend watching a game, but Oregon State University (OSU) researcher Colleen Bee says for some people it gets out of control. “The smallest segment of fans can become over engaged in being…Continue Reading

Erikka Baldwin of Eugene Elected Oregon’s 2019 Kid Governor

Erikka Baldwin of Eugene Elected Oregon’s 2019 Kid Governor

News Release from Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson EUGENE, Oregon — Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has announced that fifth graders from across the state elected Erikka Baldwin of Eugene as Oregon’s 2019 Kid Governor. The announcement came during a school assembly at McCornack Elementary School where Erikka is in the fifth grade.…Continue Reading

Cottage Grove man pleads guilty to federal charges after hash oil explosion

Cottage Grove man pleads guilty to federal charges after hash oil explosion

News Release from U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Oregon EUGENE, Ore. – Eric L. Scully, 35, of Cottage Grove, Oregon, pleaded guilty Thursday to endangering human life and illegally possessing and manufacturing marijuana after a November 2017 butane honey oil (BHO) explosion in Cottage Grove. “Manufacturing hash oil is extremely dangerous and poses a…Continue Reading

WW woman arrested for firing gun at juvenile newspaper carrier

WW woman arrested for firing gun at juvenile newspaper carrier

WALLA WALLA, Washington — A Walla Walla woman was arrested Tuesday for firing a gun at a newspaper carrier. According to Walla Walla police, Stephanie Van Cleef, 38, was arrested around 5 p.m. Tuesday for assault in the first degree and reckless endangerment. Van Cleef reportedly heard a bang at her front door on Stonyhaven…

Death investigation underway after body found at Washington Park in WW

Death investigation underway after body found at Washington Park in WW

WALLA WALLA, Washington — Walla Walla Police are investigating a death after a body was found in a park. Sgt. Kevin Braman says officers responded to Washington Park, located on the 700 block of West Cherry Street, at approximately 10:22 p.m. Tuesday and investigated an unresponsive male that was found to be deceased. Detectives responded,…

R-Up president: Stockholders meeting was ‘professional’

R-Up president: Stockholders meeting was ‘professional’

PENDLETON, Oregon — The Pendleton Round-Up Association held its annual stockholders meeting Tuesday night. Dave O’Neill was re-elected as president and three new directors were elected to the board: Harper Jones, of Pendleton, Kevin Jordan, of Pendleton, and Pat Reay of Walla Walla. There was a lengthy debate over some bylaw changes. One debate in…

Public school enrollment is up in M-F

Public school enrollment is up in M-F

MILTON-FREEWATER, Oregon – Enrollment in Milton-Freewater Public Schools has exceeded 1,700 students, according to Superintendent Rob Clark, and it’s been going up for a good stretch now. “Enrollment is up; it’s been exciting to watch enrollment increase over the last year and a half,” Clark said. Clark said when he got to the district, attendance…

Unemployment in Umatilla, Morrow counties up slightly in October

Unemployment in Umatilla, Morrow counties up slightly in October

HOOD RIVER, Oregon — Umatilla County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly in October from 4.4 percent to 4.6 percent. Regional Economist Dallas Fridley said that the private industry cut 190 jobs and leisure and hospitality is down 100. On the plus side, Fridley reports government rose by 340 jobs, thanks mostly to education. The…

Firefighters: Fire safety needs increase during cold weather

Firefighters: Fire safety needs increase during cold weather

HERMISTON, Oregon — As the weather gets cold, heaters are kicking on. That’s why Umatilla County Fire District No. 1 wants you to do your part in reducing house fires. Firefighters ask you to make sure your furnace is clean and free of dust, wall heaters have nothing in front of them and stoves have been cleaned…

Oregon State Fire Marshal: Keep fire safety on your holiday menu

Oregon State Fire Marshal: Keep fire safety on your holiday menu

News Release from Oregon State Fire Marshal During the upcoming holidays, State Fire Marshal Jim Walker is reminding Oregonians to keep fire safety in mind when cooking and preparing holiday meals. Cooking was the leading cause of residential structure fires over the past five years (2013-2017), causing an average of 19% of Oregon’s total residential…

Some legal marijuana growers in Oregon putting licenses at risk

Some legal marijuana growers in Oregon putting licenses at risk

SALEM, Oregon — Some of Oregon’s legal marijuana growers are putting their licenses at risk because they’re not following the law, according to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. The OLCC conducted inspections on 354 legal marijuana producers with a focus on southern Oregon. About a quarter of the businesses failed the inspections. The Medford area…

Study: Parents, not teens, break distracted driving laws more in Washington

Study: Parents, not teens, break distracted driving laws more in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington – Surprise, surprise? Looks like parents, not teenagers, are the ones much more likely to drive distracted in Washington state, a new AAA study finds. One year after Washington’s new distracted driving law took effect, AAA research shows that 85 percent of Washington drivers say they are aware of the E-DUI law and its…

OSU researchers find sports fans may go too far in loving their teams

OSU researchers find sports fans may go too far in loving their teams

CORVALIS, Oregon – Sports fans love their teams, but some fans get consumed by their addiction. Most sports fans enjoy the time they spend watching a game, but Oregon State University (OSU) researcher Colleen Bee says for some people it gets out of control. “The smallest segment of fans can become over engaged in being…

Erikka Baldwin of Eugene Elected Oregon’s 2019 Kid Governor

Erikka Baldwin of Eugene Elected Oregon’s 2019 Kid Governor

News Release from Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson EUGENE, Oregon — Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has announced that fifth graders from across the state elected Erikka Baldwin of Eugene as Oregon’s 2019 Kid Governor. The announcement came during a school assembly at McCornack Elementary School where Erikka is in the fifth grade.…

Cottage Grove man pleads guilty to federal charges after hash oil explosion

Cottage Grove man pleads guilty to federal charges after hash oil explosion

News Release from U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Oregon EUGENE, Ore. – Eric L. Scully, 35, of Cottage Grove, Oregon, pleaded guilty Thursday to endangering human life and illegally possessing and manufacturing marijuana after a November 2017 butane honey oil (BHO) explosion in Cottage Grove. “Manufacturing hash oil is extremely dangerous and poses a…