Local & Regional

Local Message for KEPR viewers with Dish Network
If you are a Dish Network subscriber KEPR-TV is currently unavailable. Talks broke off today between Sinclair Broadcast Group the parent company of this station and Dish Network.

Dish Network made the decision to remove KEPR from the channel lineup.
Local City surveys residents about 'You can GROW here' slogan City surveys residents about 'You can GROW here' slogan
The city of Hermiston's new tagline - "You can GROW here" - has fallen flat with residents unhappy to see it replace an image of a watermelon slice on the water tower that greets visitors to town.
Local Salvation Army seeking donations to help Washington wildfire victims Salvation Army seeking donations to help Washington wildfire victims
The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Response Team worked through the weekend, assisting families impacted by the wildfires. As of today, there are 12 fires burning 680,000 acres in Washington (source: The National Interagency Fire Center, www.nifc.gov).
Local Safety Alert: Ground Beef Safety Alert: Ground Beef (Video)
That hamburger you're grilling could contain harmful bacteria, and unless you cook it thoroughly, could make you sick. Consumer Reports tested 300 packages of ground beef and has advice for you on buying and cooking ground beef.