Dan Dorran, set to begin a first term as a Umatilla County Commissioner, pleaded not guilty to driving while under the influence of intoxicants in September.
Roads 47, 4712 and a portion of Forest Service Road 4713 opened Saturday, according to an announcement from the Umatilla National Forest Service.
Umatilla County is going back to baseline pandemic restrictions with the dubious distinction of having the most COVID-19 cases per capita of any county in Oregon.
PENDLETON — Umatilla County Commission board Chairman John Shafer has repeatedly hit the refresh button on his keyboard today, waiting to see if his county will be allowed to enter Oregon’s Phase 2.
Dan Dorran and HollyJo Beers will advance to the November General Election, facing off for the Umatilla County Position 3 seat, according to preliminary results of Tuesday’s primary election in Oregon.
Residents in three rural Oregon fire departments will be covered by a single entity — East Umatilla Fire & Rescue District — and pay equal rates for the fire service beginning July 1.
Umatilla County is continuing to navigate flood recovery for damages sustained in early February, but the process is being slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic.