Tuesday Aug 5
Wood grinder explodes at Umatilla mill
The East Oregonian reports the machine creates wood shavings called hog fuel that is sent to a Boise Inc. paper mill in Wallula, Washington.
Driver in double fatal near Wallula Junction returned to area
Henry L. Thacker, 39, was advised of his constitutional rights and was appointed local attorney Jerry Makus to represent him.
Wallula cattle feedlot fined for excessive dust
The Tri-City Herald reports Simplot Feeders may appeal the fine to the state Pollution Control Hearings Board.
Simplot in Wallula fined $24,000 by state
Simplot Feeders violated air quality rules while grinding hay in March 2014, which released large amounts of dust into the air, according to the state.
Three Hurt in Two Car Crash on Highway 12
Three people were hurt in a two car crash at the Wallula Junction on Highway 12 Sunday morning.