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BMCC Rodeo Teams Notch Wins

Blue Mountain Community College’s men’s and women’s rodeo teams continue to dominate the college rodeo Northwest Region standings following a successful weekend at the Northwest Regional #3 and #4 rodeos in Milton-Freewater April 14-15. The women’s team won both days, with Danyelle Williams, Quincy Pendergrass and Lauren Leyva taking the top three spots, respectively, in Read More

UEC Celebrates 80 Years of Service

By Michael Kane Umatilla Electric Cooperative celebrate 80 years of “reaching new heights” during its annual meeting Saturday night. UEC General Manager and CEO Robert Echenrode shared some of the cooperative’s recent accomplishments during his address to UEC’s membership. Work began in February on UEC’s 31st substation, this one located in N.E. Hermiston. “That investment Read More

Female Dies in Single-Vehicle Accident

A woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Reith Road on Saturday morning, according to the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office. According to the sheriff’s office, operators of a passing train spotted a wrecked 2001 Jeep Cherokee in the roadway and reported it to the sheriff’s office around 7:16 a.m. When emergency personnel arrived, they Read More

Sunset Students to ‘Show What They Know’

Sunset Elementary School will be hosting a “Show What You Know” event on Thursday, April 27. Students will display their interest boards between 6-6:45 p.m. in the multi-purpose room. The boards will show what students know about a certain topic. Students signed up for this project before April 14 so that they would have time Read More

Parks Department Offering Filmmaking Classes

Beginning in May, the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department will offer two classes for kids interested in filmmaking. Film Kids – Students will get the opportunity to work with DSLR cameras and shoot collaborative short films with classmates. They will gain knowledge in scriptwriting, storyboarding, proper lighting, sound operation, and editing. All equipment used in Read More

Meghan Rahm of Umatilla Passes Away at 42

Meghan C. Devine Rahm died on April 20, 2017 in Hermiston at the age of 42. She was born on Feb. 27, 1975 in Tampa, Fla. to Daniel and Maureen McCarthy Devine. She lived in Florida and Virginia as a child. After high school, she attended college and received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and Read More

Nazarene Church Serving Free Meal on Tuesday

The Hermiston Church of the Nazarene will host an open table meal at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25. The church, located at 1520 W. Orchard Ave., serves meals every Tuesday. The meals are free, but donations are accepted. For more information, call 541-567-3677.Read More

Senior Center in Hermiston Serving Lunches

Lunch will be served at noon on Tuesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 27 at the Hermiston Senior Center. The cost is $3.50 for seniors, $4 for those under 50 and for Meals on Wheels home delivery. An additional 50 cents will be charged if the center provides table service. Transportation can be provided to Read More

Boardman Senior Center Serving Lunches

The Boardman Senior Center will serve lunch at noon on Tuesday, April 25, and Thursday, April 27. The cost is $4 for those 55 and over, and $5 for those 54 and under. The senior center is located at 100 Tatone Road. For more information, call 541-481-3257.Read More

Life’s Lessons Learned on the Pacific Crest Trail

By Michael Kane The secrets to life, it turns out, can be found along the Pacific Crest Trail. Award-winning writer Bob Welch shared some pearls of wisdom Saturday during Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s Annual Meeting. Welch, an associate editor at the Eugene Register-Guard, talked about a hiking trip through Oregon on the Pacific Crest Trail he Read More
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