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Woman arraigned in Walla Walla man’s death

Woman arraigned in Walla Walla man’s death

The following is a news release from Baker County District Attorney Matt Shirtcliff: On October 22, 2018 in Baker County Circuit Court, Adrienne Marie Larsen (dob 2/18/1986) of 533 Park Center Blvd. Apt 31, Boise, ID was arraigned in Baker County Circuit Court on charges of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, Criminally Negligent Homicide and…

Bartz in court twice this week

Bartz in court twice this week

PENDLETON, Oregon – The many alleged crimes of Zachary Bartz, 26, of Umatilla County are the subject of a motion hearing today and a pretrial hearing Friday in Sixth Circuit Court. Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus says that, as things stand now, Bartz is charged with 30 criminal offenses in several separate incidents. “There’s…

IMESD is newest partner to FARM II

IMESD is newest partner to FARM II

PENDLETON, Oregon – Intermountain Education Service District Superintendent Mark Mulvihill says partnering with Blue Mountain Community College to build FARM II, the Blue Mountain Regional Training Center, is a natural fit. He says the ag-related training center would be a valuable asset to all regional high schools, not just Pendleton, once the organizational structure is…

Walla Walla school bond is now in the hands of voters

Walla Walla school bond is now in the hands of voters

WALLA WALLA, Washington — Ballots are arriving in voter mailboxes for Walla Walla Public School’s (WWPS) Nov. 6 bond proposal. Ballots were sent out Oct. 16. “Voters are asked to decide on a $65.6 million replacement bond measure to renovate Walla Walla High School, Pioneer Middle School, and Lincoln High School and fund specific district-wide health,…

Signs of improvement seen in housing shortage

Signs of improvement seen in housing shortage

PENDLETON, Oregon – The Housing and Neighborhood Improvement Committee issued its annual report recently and Mayor John Turner said it contained good news. He pointed out the apartments being developed in the Bowman Building by owner Al Plute, and the homes going up at Sunridge Estates by developer Dusty Pace are two examples. “Our goal…

Bar dispute ends with Morrow County charges as well

Bar dispute ends with Morrow County charges as well

  HERMISTON, Oregon – Antonio Fernandez Frias, 27, was picked up by Hermiston police early Sunday morning due to a verbal dispute at The Pheasant. He was initially charged with disorderly conduct by HPD. He also faces more serious charges out of Morrow County. Those charges include first-degree assault, two counts of first-degree robbery, and…

Hermiston doctor shot by son

Hermiston doctor shot by son

BENTON COUNTY, Washington – A Hermiston physician suffered non-life-threatening wounds after his son shot him last Saturday at the family’s home in the Kennewick area. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has not arrested the son, but are continuing the investigation. BCSO confirms that Hunter Harrison, 20, shot Dr. Patrick Harrison, 46, twice when an argument…

Wanted: Driver who eluded authorities during high-speed pursuit

Wanted: Driver who eluded authorities during high-speed pursuit

WALLA WALLA, Washington – The Washington State Patrol is looking for a 28-year-old man who eluded authorities Thursday night following a high-speed chase that started in Walla Walla, Washington and ended in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. The pursuit started around 11 p.m. after a trooper attempted to pull Miguel Angel Castaneda over for speeding.  Trooper Chris Thorson,…

Local man found guilty of sex abuse

Local man found guilty of sex abuse

PORTLAND, Oregon – A federal jury in Portland has found Shane Britton, 43, of Pendleton, guilty of abusive sexual conduct. The verdict was handed down Wednesday. Court documents and evidence presented at the trial indicated that Britton was staying at a residence shared by the victim and her mother on the Umatilla Indian Reservation during…

New security cameras catch kids vandalizing park

New security cameras catch kids vandalizing park

COLLEGE PLACE, Washington — The City of College Place recently installed security cameras at Kiwanis Park. On the night of Friday, Oct. 12, those cameras caught five children, ranging in age from nine to 13, spraying graffiti on the floors and urinals in the restroom. The vandalism was first reported by city workers who discovered…