Latest Pendleton News

Man’s cat found after 2 months at Oregon rest area

Dec. 3, 2019 5:00 PM EST

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A man has been reunited with his cat more than two months after she slipped out of his car at an eastern Oregon rest area. Antonio Martinez stopped at the Deadman Pass rest area 18 miles (29 kilometers) east of Pendleton during his move from Texas to Beaverton, the East Oregonian...

Umatilla tribe opens warming center for homeless members

Nov. 26, 2019 1:51 PM EST

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla northeast Oregon have opened a warming center for homeless tribal members as winter arrives. The East Oregonian reported Tuesday that the center took shape in about a week after people started noticing tribal members sleeping outside near...

Groups sue to stop power transmission line in eastern Oregon

Nov. 14, 2019 1:45 PM EST

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Two groups have filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed power transmission line that would run through two counties in northeast Oregon, a newspaper reported Thursday. The Stop B2H Coalition and Greater Hells Canyon Council, both based in La Grande, Oregon, filed the suit in...

Editorials from around Oregon

Nov. 7, 2019 1:14 PM EST

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers: ___ The Oregonian/OregonLive, Nov. 6, on the death of Columbia Sportswear's chairwoman Gert Boyle: Gert Boyle's intimidating glare in Columbia Sportswear commercials will surely live on in people's memories of the company's longtime chairwoman, who died last week at age...