Communities assess damages, state denies emergency declaration

mycolumbiabasin.com - 04-16

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PENDLETON, Oregon – Both the Pendleton City Council and the Umatilla City Council will consider declaring a state of emergency because of the weekend flood. The Pendleton council has added it to the agenda for its regular meeting at 7 p.m. The Umatilla council is holding an emergency meeting at around 8 p.m. to take up the issue after its budget committee work session. Meanwhile a community meeting about the McKay Creek flood is scheduled for tomorrow at 6 p.m. at Sherwood Heights Elementary School.