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LA GRANDE — A Republican candidate for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District was left out of the Voters’ Pamphlet, and she says it’s because the Secretary of State’s office didn’t clarify candid…

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SALEM — As part of a countrywide settlement, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum secured $2.1 million for Oregon from TurboTax, Intuit Inc., for deceiving over 4.6 million consumers nationally in…

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JOSEPH — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has issued a kill permit for up to two wolves from the Chesnimnus pack in Wallowa County.

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ENTERPRISE — Snake River dams, Greater Idaho, internet and suicide solutions were among topics addressed by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden during a Wednesday, April 20, town hall with Wallowa County residents.

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SALEM — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed House Bill 4002, which phases out the state's agricultural overtime pay exemption. "I view this bill as an important step in the right direction, to c…

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Oregon's wolf population increased by just two individuals in 2021, according to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, while the number of wolf deaths was the highest ever recorded in a s…

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A new omicron variant of COVID-19 is driving a rise in infections, but is not expected to be a significantly severe wave of the now 110-week pandemic in Oregon, state health officials said this week.

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Agricultural exporters are closer to getting some relief from significant supply-chain disruptions with the Senate's unanimous passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act. The bill will make it h…

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is ordering the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day from the nation's strategic petroleum reserve for six months, the White House said Thursday, March …

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted Thursday that drought will worsen in the West this spring. The exceptions include Western Washington, northwest Oregon and Northern Idaho.

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The reigning La Nina has more staying power than expected and likely will stay through the spring and into the summer, influencing U.S. temperatures and precipitation for the upcoming months, …

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ENTERPRISE — Two Wallowa County entities are in line to receive a combined $1.5 million for infrastructure, which will provide funding needed to further improvements.

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SALEM — Two bills related to controlling livestock predators have died in committee. House Bill 4080 would have allowed landowners to form districts to raise money for predator control. House …

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A retired U.S. Army colonel from Douglas County, a conservative activist who switched from a race in Arizona and a 2020 candidate for the U.S. Senate in Arizona have filed to run against U.S. …

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SALEM — Oregon will drop its indoor mask mandate on March 11, more than a week earlier than announced last week.

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SALEM — In a rare show of vigorous bipartisanship, the Oregon House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill on Friday, Feb. 25, to support nurses and address the state’s ongoing nursing…

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SALEM — Oregon will drop its indoor mask mandate on March 19 and end the two-year COVID-19 state of emergency on April 1, Gov. Kate Brown announced Thursday.

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A federal judge's decision to restore endangered species protections for some gray wolves in the Lower 48 states is drawing criticism from Oregon ranchers who say they feel helpless to protect…

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A federal judge in Oakland, Calif., Thursday restored many wolves in the Lower 48 to the endangered species list, overturning a decision by the Trump administration that was cheered by ranchers.

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Kerry McQuisten has met many thousands of Oregonians during her campaign to be the state’s next governor, a blur of faces and handshakes and forums and events in each of the 36 counties in the…

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SALEM — Oregon transportation officials want to hear from the public about how the state should spend more than $400 million in flexible funds from the federal government over the next five years.

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SALEM — The Oregon Health Authority reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 in Wallowa County among a one-day record of 10,947 in the state in its report Friday, Jan. 21. The state also reported 20 …

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ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County has surpassed 950 COVID-19 cases, as the Oregon Health Authority on Wednesday, Jan. 19, reported 22 new cases in the county. That moves the county total to 959 for …

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LA GRANDE — Oregon U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, does not believe former President Donald Trump’s claim that President Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election because of voter fraud.

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In 2019, a jury in Linn County held the state of Oregon liable for breaching contracts with 14 counties by logging an insufficient amount of timber from state forests and reducing their share …

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The Biden administration overreached when it mandated COVID vaccinations for 84.2 million private-sector workers, failing to distinguish between the risks faced by lifeguards and meatpackers, …

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