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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Gas Prices Holding Steady

Pump prices are fairly steady this week with slight increases or decreases in most states. For the week, the national average for regular adds...
Calendar: Ribbon Cutting

Chamber to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Subdivision

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony today at noon for Wolf Run, Hermiston’s newest premier subdivision. The event...

Senate Republicans Withdraw Nomination of Ryan Bounds

Senate Republican leadership today withdrew the nomination of Ryan Bounds for the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Bounds is a former Hermiston resident and the...

Hermiston Police Says Door-to-Door Solicitor Does Not Represent HPD

The Hermiston Police Department is cautioning residents about a person going door to door claiming to represent the local police. “We received a report of...

‘Little Sheriff’ Joins Sheriff’s Office

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has temporarily increased its staff with the addition of 10-year-old Nathan Betts, who has been tapped as “Little Sheriff...

Police Often Forced to Deal with People Suffering from Mental Illness

Like all law enforcement across the country, Hermiston police officers deal with criminal activity every day. Often, however, the crimes are not committed by...

Walden Holds Hearing on Expanding Broadband Access in Rural Areas

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) held a hearing this week to examine solutions to expand broadband access for rural communities in Oregon and...
Meeting

Hermiston Chamber to Host Monthly Business Luncheon on July 24

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host its Business to Business luncheon on Tuesday, July 24 at Bennett Botanical Gardens, 32632 E. Punkin Center...
Calendar: Ribbon Cutting

Hermiston Chamber Set to Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Cell Fix

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow, July 18 at noon for The Cell Fix. The...
Local and Regional Sports and Scholastic Athletics

District to Give Sports Physicals, Health Screenings for Students

The Hermiston School District will host a wellness event at Hermiston High School on Aug. 1, in the school’s gymnasium, from 2-6 p.m. Students in...

Hermiston Municipal Airport to Hold Open House on July 25

The Hermiston Municipal Airport will host an Airport Master Plan Update Open House on Wednesday July 25 from 3-4 p.m. This event is intended to...

Blake Shelton Seeks Video of Stage Tumble in Pendleton Saturday Night

Country singer Blake Shelton’s appearance in Pendleton Saturday night received some national attention – but not necessarily for the singer’s artistic abilities. The former CMT...
Police Car

Detectives Recover Stolen Vehicles, Seek Whereabouts of Suspect

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect after several stolen vehicles were recovered near Hermiston. Detective Loren Westmoreland received a tip on...
Hermiston School District

School District to Destroy Special Education Students’ Records

The Hermiston School District plans to destroy records of students whose participation in special education services ended between 1980 and 1998. The district is informing...

No Kidding! Hermiston Police Try to Reunite Lost Goat with Owner

An unusual post and photo on the Hermiston Police Department’s Facebook page has been receiving a lot of attention over the past weekend. It seems...
Meeting

County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on July 19

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, July 19. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. in the...
Hermiston City Hall

City of Hermiston Seeks Public Input on Shipping Container Ordinance

The city of Hermiston is considering creating a shipping container ordinance and is hoping to get input from the public. The city is asking people...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd Medical Plaza Site of Free Heart Disease Clinic Today

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in northeast Oregon and is increasing in many communities in Umatilla and Morrow counties. To raise...

Boardman Council Meets Tonight

The Boardman City Council will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Boardman City Hall. The council go over the June financial report as well as...

Demand Pushing Gas Prices Up

Pump prices are ticking up in about half of the states this week due to strong demand and higher crude oil prices. For the week,...

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