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New Pendleton Superintendent Spends 1st Day Touring Schools

East Oregonian | Aug. 30, 2017 6:55 p.m. | Pendleton, Oregon

Though he started the job in July, Pendleton School District's new superintendent, Chris Fritsch, spent the first day of school touring classrooms in the district.

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Airbus Flying Robo-Taxi Readied For Testing In Oregon

Northwest News Network | Aug. 23, 2017 10:09 a.m.

A division of aerospace giant Airbus is getting ready to test a pilotless flying air taxi in Oregon.

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Pendleton Outdoor School Carries On Despite Budget Woes In Recent Years

East Oregonian | May 12, 2017 11:38 a.m. | Pendleton, Oregon

Pendleton is home to eastern Oregon's longest continuously run outdoor school, despite facing elimination at least three times.

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Old Eastern Oregon Churches Share Pioneer History

East Oregonian | April 15, 2017 5:44 p.m.

In Pendleton, a pair of early churches were being built in the late 1800s within a stone’s throw of each other. Episcopalians and the Methodists raced to complete their buildings first.

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Rampant Road Closures As Oregon Winter Weather Continues

OPB | Jan. 19, 2017 11:09 a.m. | Portland

The Portland area is already seeing landslides. Eastern Oregon is still frozen.

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After Cold Comes Flood Possibility For Snow-Covered Oregon

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 5:43 p.m. | Portland

Temperatures are expected to increase for much of Oregon at the start of the week, but heavy rains mixed with snowmelt opens the door to possible flooding.

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Heavy Snow Forecast For Central Oregon, Less For Portland Metro

OPB | Dec. 13, 2016 3:27 p.m. | Portland

More snow is on the way for central Oregon as well as the Willamette Valley. Forecasters say up to 19 inches of snow could fall east of the Cascades.

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On The Road: Pendleton To John Day – US Route 395

OPB | May 19, 2016 midnight

U.S. Route 395 runs from Los Angeles all the way north to the Canadian border. On its way through Oregon, 395 passes through three National Forests, several wildlife refuges, and numerous small towns that dot the Eastern Oregon landscape.

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A Community Radio Station for Pendleton

OPB | June 16, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Gary Betts has been working almost a decade to start a community radio station in the Pendleton area. Now it's finally on the air. He tells us about the new airwaves hitting the Blue Mountain region of Eastern Oregon.

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Eastern Oregon Prison Still In Lock Down After Monday Fight

OPB | May 28, 2014 11:59 a.m.

The Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution is still on partial lockdown after a fight on Monday evening. 

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Pendleton Courting Drone Industry

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013 12:20 p.m.

The eastern Oregon city wants to attract unmanned aircraft companies as a way to spur the local economy.

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Pendleton High Fashion

OPB | Aug. 11, 2011 9:06 a.m.

An historic Oregon brand is headed to the runways.

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Pendleton vs. Pendleton

OPB | May 24, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Two iconic Oregon brands are locked in a legal battle over a heavily trademarked name.

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Hermiston Tops Pendleton

OPB | April 25, 2011 9:45 a.m.

Hermiston has earned the distinction of Eastern Oregon's largest city, according to 2010 Census reports. The city beat out Pendleton by 133 people, posing the question, does size matter?

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Rebroadcast: Shaindel Beers

OPB | Jan. 1, 2010 9 a.m.

Refreshing poet Shaindel Beers.

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Carbon Offsets

OPB | Oct. 20, 2009 9 a.m.

What are the benefits of a carbon offset?

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Class Size

OPB | Oct. 19, 2009 9 a.m.

Does class size affect student achievement?

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North Coast Wal-Mart

OPB | Oct. 15, 2009 9 a.m.

Can local businesses co-exist or even thrive in the presence of Wal-Mart?

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Northwest Passages: Shaindel Beers

OPB | Aug. 27, 2009 9 a.m.

Shaindel Beers writes poetry because it's "faster than fiction."

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(Not) On a Jet Plane

OPB | July 16, 2008 midnight

How will airline cutbacks impact the way you travel?