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Sunday, December 10, 2017

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...
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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...

Candidate Forum Set for Umatilla

The Umatilla Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center and the League of Women Voters are sponsoring a candidates’ forum for the Umatilla County Commissioner...
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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...
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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...

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: ...
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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...
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...
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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...

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...
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...
Hermiston Shooting

One Year Later, A Look Back at a Tragedy in Hermiston

Just over a year has passed since the double murder-suicide took place in Hermiston involving a volunteer wrestling coach, a 14-year-old boy and another man. The...

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...
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Man Charged After Alleged Assault at Marijuana Grow Operation

A Hermiston man was arrested on several assault charges after refusing to leave a marijuana grow operation near Hermiston. On Wednesday, two Umatilla County Sheriff's...
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District Seeks Further Input on HHS Graduation Ceremony Site

  The Hermiston School District Board of Directors has delayed making a decision on where to hold the 2018 Hermiston High School graduation ceremony and...

Pivots, Progress and Precision Irrigation

By Marika Sitz Phil Hamm is anxious to get out of the office. The director of the Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center (HAREC) seems...
Ghost Hunters Investigation

A Haunting in Umatilla?

Ghost Hunters Northwest Investigate Strange Occurrences in Umatilla Home The e-mail landed in my inbox on July 22. It was short and to the point: “We...
DUI Crash

What? Driver, Passenger Charged with DUII

How does a passenger in a car get charged with driving under the influence? Well, it happened on May 25 on Highway 26 in...

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