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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Umatilla County Fair in Hermiston opens Aug. 5 with Uncle Kracker

Uncle Kracker returns to the Umatilla County Fair on Aug. 5, kicking off five days of food, fun and entertainment at the fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., in Hermiston.

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Related Topix: Hermiston, OR, The Oak Ridge Boys, Country, Pop/Rock, Foghat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

K9 officer dies in handler's arms

UMATILLA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office is sad to report that police canine Yosh passed away after a sudden, unknown illness.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Poison kills Umatilla County police dog

Sheriff’s deputy Lindsey Evans was the dog’s handler and posted about the death on Facebook late Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Remains ID'd as Ore. man who vanished 9 years ago

The Umatilla County sheriff's office said Tuesday that due to the condition of the remains it may never know an exact cause of death.

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Related Topix: Milton Freewater, OR

KATU-TV Portland

ODOT worker killed during workplace accident in Eastern Oregon

NEAR ECHO, Ore. A 54-year-old Oregon Department of Transportation worker was killed on the job Tuesday, the agency said.

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Related Topix: Echo, OR, Ukiah, OR

OregonLive.com

Pendleton Round-Up family feud over queen's outfit settled after long court battle

A longtime family feud in Oregon's cowboy country over a vintage rodeo outfit has ended after a five-year battle in the courts.

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Related Topix: Pendleton, OR

Mon Jul 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

OSP sergeant receives award for helping save kidnapping victim

An Oregon State Police sergeant was awarded the Harold R. Berg Lifesaving Award last week for his actions in May 2012 that helped save a kidnapping victim while she was held hostage at a cabin in Klamath County.

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Related Topix: Klamath County, OR

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Hermiston man sentenced in sexual abuse case

Jesus Chacon, 48, pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted unlawful sexual penetration and first-degree sexual abuse.

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Related Topix: Hermiston, OR

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The La Grande Observer

Public Safety Record: Monday, July 14

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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KVEW-TV Kennewick

Sheriff's Office Investigating Milton-Freewater Armed Robbery

Items found following a Thursday night armed robbery in Milton-Freewater will be sent to the Oregon State Police crime lab for examination.

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Related Topix: Milton Freewater, OR

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The La Grande Observer

Remains found near Eastern Oregon recreation area

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Related Topix: Milton Freewater, OR

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Umatilla driver arrested for DUI after hitting Geo Metro

Alberto Perez was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pickup about 6:15 p.m. at the Highway 207 and East Punkin Center Road intersection when he hit a 1992 Geo Metro driven by Baldomero Valencia Garcia, 46, of Hermiston, the state police said.

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Related Topix: Umatilla, OR, Hermiston, OR, Stanfield, OR

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The La Grande Observer

Public Safety Record: Friday, July 4

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Related Topix: Union County, OR, La Grande, OR

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