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Governor touts economic development record in rural Oregon

Although Brown has not formally announced her candidacy, her PAC has been fundraising.

The annual Pendleton Round-Up gave Oregon Gov. Kate Brown a platform to tout her accomplishments in Eastern Oregon more than a year before she is expected to run for reelection. 12 more words

Portland Tribune

Fires affect everyone -- Opinion

After listening to the mournful interviews and reading the elegiac laments about the effects of the Eagle Creek fire burning in the Columbia River Gorge between Portland and Cascade Locks, we couldn’t help but contrast the widespread despair with the comparative silence just over two years ago when a blaze burned more than three times as much ground in Baker County.

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Air quality alert in effect until noon Friday

An air quality alert is in effect until noon Friday for northeast Oregon.

The layer of smoke that has settled over Oregon is here to stay — at least until the end of the week. 55 more words

East Oregonian

Partners make the difference when it comes to housing challenges

A housing symposium held at the Pendleton Convention Center Aug. 30 was a lesson in contrasts for Wallowa County, highlighting the obstacles faced in a county with a population of nearly 7,000 compared to issues faced by significantly larger communities. 55 more words

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Alexander Phimister Proctor in Oregon

Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860-1950), is born in Canada and becomes one of the most famed American sculptors of his time. He worked extensively in the American West and especially in Oregon. 1,790 more words

Camping with baby donkeys, oh yeah, and the total eclipse

So we have tamed down our adventures for the month of August, quite to my liking. Over the eclipse weekend, we rediscovered the joys of car camping. 505 more words


Family Medicine: Murrays bring pharmaceuticals to rural Oregon

Like much of Heppner, Murray Drugs Inc. looks like it was plucked from the past.People chat with each other as they browse cards and household items. 72 more words

East Oregonian