Thursday Dec 12
Umatilla, Morrow counties are growing -- the opposite of other rural Oregon counties
More people are dying than are being born in most rural counties in Oregon, but state economist Mark McMullen described Morrow and Umatilla counties as outliers - rural counties actually experiencing growth.
KBCI CBS 2
Megaload shipment poised to enter Southern Idaho
The first of three controversial megaload shipments of oil refinery equipment scheduled to pass through Southern Idaho is being held up by bad weather in Northeast Oregon The original path to Canada through Northern Idaho was blocked by a judge so the new plan calls for the megaload trucks to take a less direct route through Southern Idaho.
Tar Sands Megaloads Blocked By Tribes, Protests
Attempts to move megaloads of Canadian tar sands extraction equipment are being met with strong resistance in Eastern Oregon.
KBCI CBS 2
Wintry weather halts megaload in Eastern Oregon
A megaload of oil refinery equipment bound for the tar sands oil region of western Canada has been halted again in northeast Oregon.
Megaload of oil refinery equipment begins trip after delay in NE Oregon
A transport rig carrying a 450-ton piece of oil refinery equipment left a northeast Oregon port on Monday night, a day after protesters halted its departure, a sheriff's dispatcher said.
Protesters block megaload in Umatilla, vow to return Monday night
Protesters rally Sunday in Umatilla, where two men locked themselves to a truck, preventing a megaload from beginning its journey to Canada's tar sands.
Protesters delay Idaho-bound megaload's departure from Oregon
Here's a news item from the Associated Press: UMATILLA, Ore. - Protesters blocked the departure of an oil refinery megaload Sunday night at the Port of Umatilla.
Great Falls Tribune
Megaload delayed a day; Oregon haul to start Monday
A load of oil refinery equipment approaching a million pounds and bound for the tar sands of western Canada is expected to begin moving through Eastern Oregon on Monday after a night's delay.
The La Grande Observer
Megaload through Eastern Oregon a tentative go for Sunday
Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative officials say they won t need to do line work that would have delayed Omega Morgan's oversized transport.
Megaloads Coming To Eastern Oregon Roads
On Nov. 24 massive loads of tar sands equipment - some as long as a football field - will hit the roads of rural Eastern Oregon, traveling from Umatilla through the small towns of Prairie City and John Day to Homedale, Idaho.