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Corps Conducts Final Transfer of Kennewick Man

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwestern Division (Corps) transferred the human remains known as the Kennewick Man, or the Ancient One. The remains were transferred to the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (Washington) on Friday, ...

OSP to Offer Discount Car Care Vouchers

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
In an effort to improve public safety and assist the communities it serves, the Oregon State Police (OSP) has announced a partnership with Advance Auto Parts/Carquest Auto Parts on our new “Car Care Program.” Starting today, OSP Troopers will ...

Chamber Concert Set for Haines on March 4

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
The Grande Ronde Symphony Association will host its third Chamber Series Concert on March 4 at the United Methodist Church in Haines. “An Evening of World Melodies” will feature folk music from all over the world, through the instruments ...

Hermiston Leading Rivals for Playground Equipment

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
With less than a month to go in a contest that will determine which of three cities will win $20,000 worth of new playground equipment, Hermiston is leading both Portland and Tillamook. Whichever of the three cities has the ...

Hermiston’s Earl Wells Passes Away at 94

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
Earl E. “Gene” Wells of Hermiston died on Feb. 15, 2017 in Hermiston at the age of 94. He was born on Sept. 16, 1922 in Nolin, Oregon to Orbie and Erma DuPuis Wells. A funeral service will be ...

Senior Centers Offering Free Health Checks

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
The Hermiston and Stanfield Senior Centers will offer free blood pressure checks and health information from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Feb. 23. The “Know Your Numbers” event is designed to encourage everyone to know their blood pressure ...

Wildhorse Cineplex Showing Classic Films

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
Wildhorse Resort & Casino Cineplex is showing classic movies every Wednesday. The cinema shows classic films each Wednesday at noon for $5 and the price of admission includes free popcorn and a soda. The cinema will show The Big ...

GriefShare Meets Weekly

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
GriefShare, a support group that offers video seminars, group discussion, a personal workbook and prayer, is offered in three locations. GriefShare is held each Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Irrigon Seventh-Day Adventist Church, located behind the ...

Hermiston’s SDA Church to Serve Free Dinner

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off
A free community dinner will be served Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Hermiston. The dinner, available to anyone in need in the community, will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the church hall. The church ...

BMCC Receives $50,000 in Grants

February 20th, 2017 Comments Off
The Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) Outreach Office was recently awarded two GEAR UP grants totaling $50,000 to support college readiness programs for potential new students. GEAR UP – Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs – is ...
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