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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Boardman to Sponsor Spring Cleanup in April

The City of Boardman will sponsor a community-wide clean up the month of April. The city has garbage vouchers available, with a fifty dollar...

Tamástslikt Constructing Solar Carport

Tamástslikt Cultural Institute in Pendleton is building two solar carports in their parking lot. With a portion of a grant from Pacific Power Blue Sky...

Nominations Sought for Crystal Apple Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Crystal Apple “Excellence in Education” Awards are now open. The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding individuals in the...
Sunset Park

City Wins $20,000 in New Playground Equipment

David slew Goliath in the contest to win $20,000 worth of new playground equipment. Hermiston Parks and Recreation Director Larry Fetter announced that Hermiston has...
Wood Stack

Don't Get Left Out In Cold with Winter Heating Woes

As temperatures turn colder while winter approaches, many Oregonians will start warming their homes with heating oil, propane, and firewood. As with all purchases...
Madison Farms

On the Cutting Edge of Hydropower

Madison Farms Implementing Innovative Hydropower Technology Madison Farms in Echo began using a regenerative drive module this spring to generate electricity during the process of...

City to Re-Apply for Enterprise Zone Designation

The city of Hermiston is inviting the public to meeting in February to learn more about the Hermiston Enterprise Zone (HEZ) and its plans...

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...
Hermiston Utility Burden

Enterprise Zone Has Added 240 Jobs Since 2009

Companies taking advantage of the Hermiston Enterprise Zone property tax abatement program have created nearly 240 full-time jobs between 2009 and 2012, according to...
GA Team

Hansell Seeks Local Input Prior to Tuition Vote

State Sen. Bill Hansell was one of two Senate Republicans who voted Thursday for a bill that will allow in-state tuition for immigrant students. The...

Umatilla Museum, Les Schwab Teaming Up for Car Care Clinic

The Umatilla Museum and Les Schwab Tire Center will sponsor a Car Care Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 13 in the Umatilla High School parking...
Speed Limit Changes

I-84 Speed Limit to Increase on March 1

Motorists traveling on some state highways in central and eastern Oregon will see a change next spring due to Oregon House Bill 3402. The bill...
Meeting

County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on Feb. 15

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

Children’s Rodeo Receives Donation

The InterMountain Education Service District received a $4,000 donation the Let’er Buck Room to the Children’s Rodeo. “We greatly appreciate the continued generosity and support...
Hermiston Livability

Group Seeks to Increase Hermiston's 'Livability'

Having the Tri-Cities a mere 40 minutes away from Hermiston is a major plus when employers are trying to recruit top-level professionals – after...

Poetry Contest Benefits Pendleton Warming Station

Proceeds from a poetry contest spearheaded by the Blue Mountain Community College English Department and Library Services will benefit the Pendleton Warming Station. The contest...

Morrow County Arts Foundation Seeks Donations

The North Morrow Community Foundation (NMCF) is requesting new or continued support for arts enrichment in Boardman and Irrigon schools. NMCF relies on community donations...

Learn How to Get Government Contracts

Connect 2 Oregon events highlight government contracting opportunities Small businesses and other groups interested in learning about contracting opportunities with government agencies have three chances...

ODFW Warns Dirty Feeders Can Spread Disease to Backyard Birds

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is urging people to keep their bird feeders clean and free of bacteria so wild birds stay...
Hermiston Brand

Council Happy with Proposed Brand Concepts

Survcey Out Today Seeking Public Input on Concepts A happy bunch of Hermiston City Councilors heaped praise on the committee tasked with coming up with...

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