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Vancouver Santa Rob Figley dies

Rob Figley was not only president of The International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas, he also was a minister — performing one of the f…

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Double rollover closes EB Sunset Tunnel

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a double rollover accident in the Sunset Tunnel eastbound Sunday around 9 p.m. The tunnel did not …

FILE - A protester with the environmental group Cascadia Forest Defenders hangs from ropes on the north end of the Oregon State Capitol building in Salem. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

Capitol tours halted for security review

Guided tours have been suspended at Oregon’s state Capitol after five people were arrested when two of them broke away from a tour and rappe…

SIR ELTON REMEMBERS LIBERACE

Upon being introduced by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the stars of HBO’s Emmy-winning Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra,” Sir Elton …

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Woman with local ties wins comedy Emmy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her second straight Emmy as best comedy actress for her role as vice president of the United States in the series “V…

Five people were killed in a house fire at 1220 SE Court Place in Pendleton on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Two more were injured. (Tim Trainor/East Oregonian)

5 die in Pendleton house fire

Five people, including three children, died in this Pendleton house fire Sunday. The city of Pendleton reports that agents from the Bureau o…