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UEC Can Provide Transmission Services to Wind Project, Agency Says

In a ruling issued Thursday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected a protest by Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative  and ordered Umatilla Electric Cooperative to...
Police Car

Hermiston Man Caught After Stealing Deputy’s Car During Arrest

The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Hermiston man who allegedly stole a sheriff's deputy's vehicle while being arrested on another incident. Around 8:50...
Sturgeon

Recreational Sturgeon Season to Close Saturday in The Dalles Pool

The recreational sturgeon season in The Dalles Pool (The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam) will close effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20,...
Meeting

Hermiston Chamber to Host Business Breakfast Meeting on Jan. 23

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host the Oregon Water Coalition Annual Meeting at their Business Breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at Oregon State...
Hermiston City Hall

City of Hermiston Seeks to Fill Several Committee Positions

The city of Hermiston is looking for applicants to fill several committee seats. The city currently has four open seats on the Budget Committee, as...

Port of Morrow Reveals New Economic Impact Analysis

The latest Port of Morrow Economic Impact Study was revealed in December and it shows the economic and fiscal impacts by the Port of...
Rocky Heights Elementary

Rocky Heights Staff to Participate in McTeacher’s Night on Jan. 30

Rocky Heights Elementary will participate in McTeacher’s Night on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at Hermiston’s McDonald's Restaurant.  School Principal Jared Farley and mascot Rocky Raccoon, along...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Hospital Offers Healthy Friday Event

Good Shepherd Medical Center will offer its monthly Healthy Fridays event on Friday, Jan. 19. From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., participants, at no charge, can...

Report Hunt Results by Jan. 31 to Avoid Paying State a Penalty

Every hunter who purchased 2017 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31, 2018...

Hermiston Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.’s Unfinished Legacy

For the 18th straight year, Hermiston residents took to the streets on Monday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event, organized each year...

Police Chief ‘Frustrated’ with Umatilla County Mental Health Services

A Hermiston man was recently jailed for shattering a window at the Hermiston Police Department and the Hermiston police chief is frustrated. Police Chief Jason...
Police Response

Pursuit Leads to Felony Arrest

A Umatilla County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a College Place man following a pursuit Sunday afternoon. Just before 3:45 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a report...

Hermiston Police Officers Recognized for Saving Student’s Life

The Hermiston Police Department is giving special recognition to a pair of officers whose actions helped save a student’s life after a suicide attempt...
Good Shepherd Medical Center

Good Shepherd Women’s Center Welcomes New Practitioner

With the new Good Shepherd Nancy Rudd-McCoy Women’s Center poised to open in late January, Good Shepherd Medical Group administration has applied more emphasis...

Boardman City Council Renews Development Incentives

In an effort to encourage new construction in Boardman, the Boardman City Council passed a resolution that temporarily waives water and sewer system development...
Meeting

County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on Jan. 18

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's August meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 18. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. in the...
Police Response

Pendleton Man jailed on Multiple Fish & Wildlife Charges in Umatilla County

After a lengthy investigation involving troopers of the Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division, a Pendleton area man was arrested on Jan....

Oregon Unemployment Rate Essentially Unchanged in November

Oregon’s November 2017 seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 4.2 percent remained near the U.S. rate of 4.1 percent, essentially unchanged from October’s 4.3 percent. The...
Salmon

Anglers: Turn in 2017 Combined Angling Tags, Hatchery Harvest Cards

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) reminds anglers to turn in their 2017 Combined Angling Tags and/or Hatchery Salmon/Steelhead Harvest Cards (aka...

Hermiston Council Approves 15-Year Tax Break for Lamb Weston

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to give Lamb Weston a 15-year property tax break, following the company’s recent announcement that it would...

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