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Monday, November 19, 2018

Boardman Chamber of Commerce Offers Incentive to Shop Locally

Shopping locally in Boardman could be more rewarding this holiday season for some lucky residents, thanks to the Boardman Chamber of Commerce. Shop at any...

Driver Dies in Interstate 84 Accident

The driver of a pickup truck died early Wednesday morning from injuries he suffered in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 84 near The Dalles. On...

Walden Backs Bill to Delist Gray Wolf

U.S. Congressman Greg Walden (R-Hood River) supported legislation that passed the House of Representatives today that aims to formally delist the gray wolf. Walden said...

100-Plus Sponsors, Donors Contributed to Horneck Banquet

More than 100 Hermiston-area individuals and businesses served as sponsors and donors for the Don Horneck Banquet & Auction on Sept. 22. Sponsored by the...

Bottle & Can Drive Now Taking Place to Raise Money for Agape House

A bottle and can drive to benefit the Agape House is taking place now through Dec. 8. All cans and bottles collected will be recycled...
Police Crime Scene

Man Faces Felony Charges After Menacing Residents with Guns

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man after responding to multiple reports of shots fired at multiple locations in Milton-Freewater. The suspect in custody...

Employment Department Reports State Added 4,600 Jobs in October

Oregon’s unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent in October, the same as in August and September. These were Oregon’s lowest unemployment rates since comparable...

Riverside High School Collecting Winter Coat Drive for Students

Riverside High School in Boardman is holding a coat drive now through Friday, Nov. 16 to help high school students stay warm this winter. New...

Health Officials to Smokers: Make Nov. 15 Day 1 of Tobacco-Free Life

Health partners throughout Umatilla County are encouraging tobacco users to commit or recommit to healthy, tobacco-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society’s...

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help Finding Stolen Horse Trailer, Saddles, Tools

The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance in locating property stolen from a residence in the Pilot Rock area. On Nov. 4, suspects stole...

Boardman Council to Discuss City’s Broadband Needs at Work Session

The Boardman City Council hold a workshop session on Tuesday, Nov. 20 to discuss the city’s broadband needs. The council will meet a broadband consultant...

Lamb Weston To Hold Hiring Event at Hermiston WorkSource Today

Lamb Weston will hold a hiring event for the Hermiston plant today, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hermiston WorkSource. The plant...

Community Fellowship Thanksgiving Dinner Moves to Hermiston High

Community Fellowship Dinner Hermiston will be serving a free Thanksgiving Day meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hermiston High School commons....
Highway

Poor Weather Delays ODOT’s Completion of Work on Highway 11

Due to poor weather conditions earlier this month, the Oregon Department of Transportation says the work on Highway 11 will continue to impact motorists...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

The Hermiston Police Department posted a recap on Facebook of their activities over the weekend. Here’s a rundown of what kept them busy: Took...

Irrigon Library Friends Selling Fudge

Friends of the Irrigon Library are holding a fudge sale, with orders to be delivered the week of Nov. 26. Prices are $10 a pound...
Meeting

County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on Nov. 15

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. in the...

Most Small-Town Candidates Were Assured Victory Simply by Filing

People are often encouraged to get involved in their community in one fashion or another. Many choose to belong to service clubs or volunteer...

River Operators Increase Flows to Welcome Returning Chum Salmon

Sometimes being underwater is a good thing, especially for Columbia River salmon nests, called redds. This fall, federal agencies are increasing Columbia River flows...

Hermiston Chamber to Hold Networking Event on Wednesday

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host a networking event on Wednesday, Nov. 14 celebrating the merging of Universal Realty and KD & Associates...

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