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Friday, February 23, 2018

Boardman Elementary School Teacher Charged with Sex Abuse

The Morrow County School District placed Robert Weems, a teacher at Windy River Elementary, on paid administrative leave on Feb. 1. Weems teaches sixth...

UEC Announces Unclaimed Cash Rebates 

Umatilla Electric Cooperative gives notice that Capital Credit payments are now and have been available since 2013 at the office of the Cooperative at...
Jacob and Tommy Puzey

Hermiston’s Puzey Brothers continue ascent toward running legacy

Tommy and Jacob Puzey are two brothers who share a passion for running. On social media, they express their sheer love for the sport...
Police Response

Stanfield Police Arrest Man Wanted for Two Murders in Idaho

Stanfield police arrested a man Tuesday morning who is a suspect in two murders in Lewiston, Idaho. Stanfield Police Chief Bryon Zumwalt said Richard Allen...
Interstate 82 Near Kennewick

Hermiston Woman Killed in I-82 Crash Near Kennewick

An 18-year-old Hermiston woman died Monday when her car rolled down a steep ravine along Interstate 82 south of Kennewick. The Washington State Patrol said...

Former Umatilla Resident Killed in Shootout with Law Enforcement

A former Umatilla resident was shot and killed Saturday during a shootout with police in the city of Florence. According to the Eugene Register-Guard, a...
Rachel Gold 1

Former HHS Student Earns Girl Scouts' Top Honor

According to a 2010 USDA report, the average middle-income family will spend roughly $12,000 on child-related expenses in their baby’s first year of life. Imagine,...
Boardman Pool

Boardman Pool & Recreation Center Open to the Public

The Boardman Pool and Recreation Center officially opened to the public this past weekend. The recreation center has been a vision of the community for over...

Association Collecting Items for Hermiston Warming Station

The Oregon School Employees Association is collecting items that will go to the Hermiston Warming Station. The following items are needed before Dec. 12: ...

ODFW Offers Tips for Shed Hunting

This time of year isn’t just for Easter egg hunting. Many Oregonians are in the outdoors looking for another seasonal treat– shed antlers. Oregon’s male...
Pool

Boardman Pool & Recreation Center to Open on Saturday

Sitting just north of SAGE Center and the new Blue Mountain Community College Workforce Training Center on Olson Road, the Boardman Pool and Recreation...

Man Shot During a Dare at Frasier Campground Tuesday Night

A 29-year-old man is in a La Grande hospital after he and another man agreed to shoot each other on a dare during an...
Police Crime Scene

Police Department Investigating Another Robbery in Hermiston

Another robbery took place in Hermiston Wednesday night and police are investigating whether it is related to recent robberies in town. Around 9:45 p.m. on...

HHS Bids Farewell to Largest Graduating Class

Saturday’s graduation ceremony at Hermiston High School ran a little long, but then handing out more than 300 diplomas does take some time. The 332...
Police Response

Hermiston Man Faces Slew of Felony Charges Related to Police Theft

A 10-month investigation has led to the arrest of a Hermiston man in connection with a theft from the Kennewick Police Department. The Umatilla County...
Curt McDougall

WiFi at EOTEC: ‘It’s Like Building Fiber for a Small City’

When fairgoers step onto the grounds of the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC) this week for the Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City...
Sunset Elementary School

Sunset Staff to Participate in McTeacher’s Night on Feb. 20

Sunset Elementary will participate in McTeacher’s Night on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Hermiston’s McDonald's Restaurant.  School Principal Jared Farley and mascot Rocky Raccoon, along with...
Volunteers

Where Have All the Volunteers Gone?

Lack of Volunteers Puts Local Events in Jeopardy The Festival of Lights. Umatilla Landing Days. The Stanfield 4th of July Celebration. Three very different events in...
2014 HHS Graduation

JUST THE BEGINNING

HHS Grads Ready for Next Chaper in Life Hermiston High School’s graduating class of 2014 said farewell to their high school careers and embraced their...

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