ENTERPRISE — Fox Archery north of Enterprise moved to a new location. Bowyer Ron King has relocated his business from Wallowa to what once was the Oregon Department of Transportation’s snowplow facility on Highway 3 about 27 miles north of Enterprise.
ST. PAUL — Mark Anderson, owner of Champoeg Farm in St. Paul, called to his flock of pasture-raised, broad-breasted white turkeys as he approached the fence. The toms replied with a throaty ju…
LA GRANDE — A popular La Grande eatery is set to take on a starring role under a new name at the Liberty Theater Complex.
ISLAND CITY — A Panda Express may be coming to Island City in the northeast corner of the Walmart parking lot.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Tuesday, Oct. 20, sued Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising — the government's most significant attempt to protect competiti…
A sheep dog vigorously — and loudly — guards his herd Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, along the Lewiston Highway north of Enterprise. He wasn’t taking any threats from a curious photographer.
ELGIN — The Boise Cascade Company announced it might shut down its plywood plant in Elgin in early 2021.
WESTON — The bright red barn rises steeply from emerald grass, its elegant arched roofline meeting blue sky.
ENTERPRISE — The historic Depot in Enterprise is planning some changes, even as the tourist season winds down and the business closes for the winter, according to the owners.
LA GRANDE — Kristin Jones, a licensed tax consultant who specializes in helping small businesses, took a big step 10 months ago.
SALEM — Though the coronavirus outbreak is expected to disrupt some aspects of the holiday season, that’s not necessarily a bad omen for Christmas tree farmers.
BAKER CITY — Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative announced in a press release it has five vehicles for sale in its annual surplus auction at the cooperative's Baker City headquarters.
LA GRANDE — Grande Ronde Hospital and Clinics for the fourth time made the list of "Most Wired" hospitals for its use of technology.
UMATILLA COUNTY — A survey of Oregon farmworkers indicates a majority of farms are taking precautions for COVID-19, but conditions in the fields and at home can make it difficult for workers t…
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University is launching Bridge Academy, an online platform that bundle classes into programs — or bridges — to fit an individual's life.
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SALEM — Oregon’s total employment will grow by 181,800 jobs between 2019 and 2029, according to new projections from the Oregon Employment Department.
LA GRANDE — Dutch Bros. Coffee, which has one of its many drive-thru stands in La Grande, is percolating on the employee satisfaction front.
ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County 4-H was the beneficiary of the Enterprise Safeway’s decision to mark its grand reopening Wednesday, Sept. 23, with a $2,000 donation to the youth organization.
LA GRANDE — Grande Ronde Hospital and Clinics in La Grande lost about $3.9 million in the first quarter, according to the Oregon Health Authority’s hospital financial data.
NEW YORK — Thousands of school teachers will receive $500 grants from author James Patterson to help students build reading skills, especially as schools struggle to adapt to the coronavirus p…
PARIS — France's environment minister has announced a gradual ban on using wild animals in traveling circuses, on keeping dolphins and killer whales in captivity in marine parks and on raising…
LA GRANDE — The Union County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has canceled the 2020 Farmer-Merchant Banquet.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday, Sept. 29, it planned to lay off 28,000 workers…
Halo Labs Inc. and Green Matter Green Matter Holding Inc. teamed up to purchase the Bar X Ranch to establish the largest cannabis grow in the Northern California and Southern Oregon area. The …
Local manufacturing businesses and jobs have experienced a resurgence in recent years that needs to continue for our state’s livelihood and connection to the global economy.
UNION COUNTY — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reported wolves in the Five Points Creek area recently killed a 550 calf.
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JOSEPH — Irrigators and tribal members in Northeast Oregon signed an agreement to access $14 million in state funding for repairs to Wallowa Lake Dam, which will provide additional water stora…
BEND — Les Schwab Tire Centers has reached a deal to sell the company to Meritage Group, a San Francisco-based investment firm, ending family ownership of one of Oregon’s best-known businesses.
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Agricultural businesses work in one of the most environmentally exposed industries, and therefore have a lot to gain from efforts to preserve the climate in which our civilization has flourished.
BOISE, Id. — Lamb prices jumped 40% in the six weeks ended Sept. 15, catching the attention of Rocky Mountain Sheep Marketing Association General Manager Stan Boyd.
PORTLAND — Several Oregon businesses have threatened a class action lawsuit against the state over COVID-19 restrictions implemented by Gov. Kate Brown to slow the pandemic. A lawyer represent…
NEW YORK — Nike appears to have recovered from its pandemic slump, posting a solid quarterly profit driven by soaring online sales of its sneakers and workout apparel.
SALEM — Oregonians will be able to get hard liquor delivered directly to their home even after the pandemic is over.
STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. — The Diamond M Ranch has moved to defend itself against allegations that it is to blame for wolves mauling and killing its cattle for more than a decade in northeast Was…
SALEM — The Oregon Blueberry Commission has joined in an effort to slow a dramatic increase in U.S. blueberry imports from southern countries.
LA GRANDE — La Grande is about to get a fizzy blitz.
ENTERPRISE — Central Copy & Shipping in Enterprise is under new ownership.
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UNION COUNTY — The Union County Safe Communities Coalition has teamed up with local restaurants to offer select discounts to celebrate “National Family Day” on Saturday, Sept. 26.
SALEM — The sudden wildfires that torched more than 1 million acres across Oregon this month completely destroyed at least seven marijuana businesses and damaged at least dozen more, according…
New faces now greet those who need copies or to have packages shipped Central Copy & Shipping in Enterprise, now that Richelle Chitwood has sold the business to Michael Cooler and Sara Crawford.
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LOS ANGELES — An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday and was one of more than two dozen m…
LA GRANDE — LJH Construction is set to expand its presence at Baum Industrial Park, including adding jobs.
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NEW YORK — Lego said Tuesday, Sept, 15, that it will stop using plastic bags inside its boxed sets and replace them with paper ones.
PORTLAND — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced it suspended the liquor license of a Jackson County business for violating public health social distancing and face covering requirements.
SALEM — Beyond the loss of property and life, Oregon’s wildfires could cost the state hundreds of thousands of jobs.
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday, Sept. 16, announced a new program to provide masks and gloves to small businesses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PORTLAND — State workplace and public health officials are urging employers to stop or delay outdoor work where they can and take other reasonable steps to protect workers when air quality rea…
The La Grande Pizza Hut, 2602 Island Ave., sits dark the morning of Friday, Sept. 11. A notice on the front doors states, “We’re sorry! This restaurant has closed.” NPC International, which op…
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SALEM — Josh Duling left his family’s 5,000-acre wheat farm near Maupin for a horseback trip in the Wallowa Mountains on Aug. 20.