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Friday, February 23, 2018

HSD to Host Special Education Fair on April 26

The Hermiston School District Special Programs Department will host its first annual Special Education Linkage Fair on Tuesday, April 26, from 5-7:30 p.m. at...

Election Filing Deadline is March 11

The deadline to file as a candidate for Hermiston mayor, municipal judge and the four open council seats is March 11. Filing forms are available...
Morrow Pacific Project

Smith Touts Morrow Pacific Project

State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) had a busy day on Wednesday. After briefing the Port of Morrow Commissioners on the latest news out of...

Energy Department Recommends Wind Farm

The Oregon Department of Energy staff has recommended approval of the Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility to the state energy siting council. ODOE issued the proposed...

Letter: Vote 'Yes' for BMCC Bond

To the editor: As a result of my time in Salem, I have become even more impressed with Blue Mountain Community College. BMCC and President...
Charter Changes

Voters to Decide Who Selects Muni Judge

Proposed Charter Changes to Appear on Ballot The voters in Hermiston will have a chance to determine who selects the city’s municipal court judge in...
Chamber 101

How to Succeed in Business

But You Really Do Have to Try - And the Chamber Is Here to Help Every single business owner, regardless of what product or service...
SAGE Center

SAGE Center Holding Holiday Food Drive for FFA Clubs

The SAGE Center in Boardman is hosting a holiday food drive for Morrow County’s FFA clubs. Every non-perishable food item brought to the center through...

Hanford Workers Stay Home After Tunnel Collapses

A 400-square foot section of a tunnel containing dangerous radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was discovered to have collapsed Tuesday morning, forcing...

Chamber Hires Membership Development Team

The Greater Hermiston Chamber of Commerce has hired Jeff and Ashley Wheeler as the Membership Development Team. Hermiston Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Pedro said...

Pendleton Man Among Newest OSP Recruits

Twelve Oregon State Police (OSP) recruit troopers, including one from Pendleton, graduated along with 22 recruit officers from other law enforcement agencies from the...
Big Snow

Stats Prove It: It's Been a Really, Really Cold Winter

Think this winter has been a cold one? Well, you’re right. In fact, it’s been one of the coldest winters in the past 87...
HCC 11-28-16

Hermiston Sells Property to Ranch and Home

The Hermiston City Council took action Monday night that helps clear the way for a new Ranch and Home in Hermiston while adding a...

E. Oregon Ranchers Honored for Conservation Efforts

Two Eastern Oregon ranchers were honored with the the 2015 Riley Freeman Award for their conservation efforts during the Oregon Cattlemen Association conference last...

Little League Signups Set for Wednesday

Hermiston Little League will hold signups on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Hermiston Conference Center. The signups are for baseball and softball players ages 5...

Warming Station Offers Volunteer Training

The Hermiston Warming Station is providing volunteer training sessions in October. All training sessions in October will be held at 224 E. Main St. A...
HAC Membership Cut

Council Cuts Hispanic Committee Membership by 2

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to reduce the Hispanic Advisory Committee (HAC) from nine to seven members. Earlier this year, the council approved...

Tax Laws Topic of Latino Business Network Meeting

The Latino Business Network will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the Hermiston Conference Center. Paul Barnett of Barnett & Moro will...

Hermiston District to Give Students Vision Screening

The Hermiston School District is partnering with Lions Club International to provide a free, preliminary vision screening for all students in kindergarteners through fifth...

Chemical Spill Closes Down PHS Classroom

A science classroom at was closed off to staff and students at Pendleton High School following a chemical spill during class Wednesday afternoon. No students...

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