Umatilla County Newswire

Umatilla County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Umatilla County, OR.

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  1. Feds charge Bend OSP crime lab analyst with stealing pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... "obtaining a controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud and deception." One count involves her time in Umatilla County, from December 2013 to November 2014, and the other in Bend between November 2014 and Aug. 27, 2015. In both cases, Larsen ...

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  2. Umatilla County to see fewer health insurance choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The East Oregonian reports that four of the seven companies that offered individual coverage to Umatilla County residents this year announced they are pulling out of the county next year due to insufficient payments to cover the losses from high-risk customers. HealthNet, Bridgspan and Moda will continue to offer individual coverage plans on the health insurance marketplace next year, though HealthNet customers will not be eligible for tax credits to offset their premium costs.

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  3. Severe storm warning issued for northeast OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Those living and traveling in southern Union and Umatilla counties and northeastern Grant County in Oregon are urged to seek shelter as a severe thunderstorm sweeps through the region. Radar indicates a storm capable of producing quarter-size hail, lightning and winds in excess of 60 miles per hour moving through that area just south of Dale, said a release from the National Weather Service.

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  4. Editorials from around OregonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington Times

    ... was attacked by two dogs near the Diagonal Road walking trail, outside of city limits in the jurisdiction of Umatilla County. The dogs left her with wounds on her hands and shoulder that required more than 20 stitches. In the last five years, there ...

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  5. Nine children selected for Walla Walla Valley 'Chief for a Day' programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... tate Penitentiary Superintendent for the Day--Kaylee Coleman, Dayton Elementary School, parent Becky Gibson. Umatilla County Sheriff for a Day--Clay Thornton, Weston Middle School, parent Kim Carter

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  6. 1 year in, Michael Schill brings quiet swagger and academic chops to UORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | OregonLive.com

    Two months into his tenure as University of Oregon president, Michael Schill was far from home in just about every way possible, in a pair of borrowed boots and head swimming underneath a broad cowboy hat in the Umatilla County sun. The 57-year-old bookish Jew from Upstate New York wasn't a natural fit at the Pendleton Roundup, despite his oversized belt buckle engraved with the school's signature "O."

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  7. Oregon DA is gunning for justice in review of convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... the Deschutes County District Attorney's office, the U.S. attorney, the Oregon Department of Justice and the Umatilla County District Attorney is wrapping up and an announcement is forthcoming on who will take the lead on prosecution. (The Argus ...

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  8. Oregon district attorney reviewing convictions in crime-lab scandalRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Seattle Times

    ... Hummel said a joint investigation by his office, the U.S. attorney, the Oregon Department of Justice and the Umatilla County district attorney is wrapping up and an announcement is forthcoming on who will take the lead on prosecution. Meanwhile, his ...

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  9. Oregon DA is gunning for justice in review of convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... the Deschutes County District Attorney's office, the U.S. attorney, the Oregon Department of Justice and the Umatilla County District Attorney is wrapping up and an announcement is forthcoming on who will take the lead on prosecution. (The Argus ...

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  10. Oregon DA wants 1,500 drug convictions reviewed in wake of lab tech's evidence tamperingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... Hummel said a joint investigation by his office, the U.S. attorney, the Oregon Department of Justice and the Umatilla County district attorney is wrapping up and an announcement is forthcoming on who will take the lead on prosecution. Meanwhile, his ...

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  11. Team of counselors, teachers help kids cope with traumaRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | Washington Times

    Inside the program's cramped cinderblock building on Southeast Third Street, 24 severely traumatized children learn how to cope. The kids, from all around Umatilla County, come to the Pendleton center from unpredictable, sometimes dangerous, environments.

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  12. Oregon teen charged in murder of 5-month-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... faces charges of murder by abuse and first-degree criminal mistreatment for the baby's death. A Umatilla County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Freel, and the Umatilla County District Attorney's Office arraigned the teen Friday morning in circuit ...

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  13. NE Oregon teen, 16, charged in death of infant sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    An Oregon 16-year-old teen has been charged with murder-by-abuse and criminal mistreatment in the death of his infant son. The East Oregonian reports that the teen's court-appointed attorney, Herman Bylenga of Pendleton, entered not-guilty pleas on behalf of his client in Umatilla County Circuit Court.

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  14. Oregon teen, 16, charged in death of infant son - Fri, 17 Jun 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... court-appointed attorney, Herman Bylenga of Pendleton, entered not-guilty pleas on behalf of his client in Umatilla County Circuit Court. The teen appeared on a video feed from juvenile jail in The Dalles. Five-month-old Dominic Freel died June 8 ...

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  15. Milton-Freewater infant murdered by fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    A 16-year-old Milton-Freewater male has been indicted by the Umatilla County Grand Jury for Murder and Criminal Mistreatment of his five-month-old son.

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  16. Person of interest in Oregon baby death in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A person of interest in the death of a Milton-Freewater baby is in custody on a separate matter, officials said. Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus said the hold on the 16-year-old boy is unrelated to the death.

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  17. High temperatures threaten Eastern Oregon wheat cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... the grain will have a lower test weight and overall yield. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Umatilla County harvested 11.3 million bushels of winter wheat in 2015, and 3 million bushels in Morrow County. In 2012, before three years ...

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  18. Tornado warning issued near Pendleton, UkiahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a tornado warning for west central Union County in northeastern Oregon and south central Umatilla County until 3:15 p.m. This type of storm has a history of producing golf ball size hail and winds of more than 60 mph. Residents should move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

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  19. Woman accused of cutting man's throat after asking for rideRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    The incident happened Saturday near Pilot Rock, a small community in eastern Oregon, Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan said. Bill Porter and his ex-wife Brenda Porter were traveling in a silver Dodge pickup when Vanessa Logman flagged him down, he said.

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  20. Woman accused of cutting man's throat after asking for ride - Mon, 06 Jun 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    An Oregon woman has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say she sliced the throat of a motorist who agreed to give her a lift. The incident happened Saturday near Pilot Rock, a small community in eastern Oregon, Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan said.

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