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Landing Days to Bring Umatilla's Past to Life

This year’s Landing Days will give people a chance to see what Umatilla looked like prior to it being relocated in the mid-1960s. Originally platted...
Thanksgiving Dinner Preview

Volunteers Gearing Up for Community Dinner

The annual free Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Hermiston is expected to serve hundreds of people on Thursday, Nov. 24. Volunteers are making preparations now for...

Hermiston Online's First 9 Students Graduate

Nine Hermiston students were the first to graduate from Hermiston Online on Saturday, June 1. Hermiston Online provided an alternative learning environment from the typical...

Family Members of Hermiston Man Attacked by Giraffe in South Africa

The daughter and grandson of a Hermiston man were seriously injured recently after being attacked by a giraffe in South Africa. According to several news...

Hospice Service Gets Grant to Provide Free In-Home Health Education

Pioneer Memorial Home Health & Hospice has been awarded a grant from Oregon Rural Health to provide free in-home medication education to community seniors ages...

Umatilla County Fair Promises Something for Everybody

Day 1 of the 2018 Umatilla County Fair got off to a smooth start on Tuesday with the crowds enjoying the entertainment, rides, food...
2017 Dance Stars

State Rep. with '2 Left Feet' Wins Mirror Ball

A mirror ball trophy, a crowd of almost 500 people and $11,000 raised for local charities came together for the fifth annual Dancing with...

Hermiston Man gets 22 Months for Rental Scam

A Hermiston man will serve 22 months in prison for running a rental scam and stealing appliances and a vehicle. According to the Tri-City Herald,...

Round-Up Week Was Quiet for Law Enforcement

The enhanced patrols conducted by the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office during the week of Pendleton Round Up yielded 52 citizen contacts. Deputies issued 29 citations...

Fair Announces Concert Headliners

A mix of country, rock and Latino music will fill the air this summer during the 2015 Umatilla County Fair. Fairgrounds Manager Peggy Anderson announced...

Brookshier to Give State of City Address on Feb. 25

Hermiston City Manager Ed Brookshier will give the state of the city address at the Hermiston Conference Center on Feb. 25. Brookshier’s address will be...

Wyden Bill Aims to Help Craft Beverages

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced legislation that would promote continued job creation in the growing craft beverage, cider, wine and distillery industries...
McNary Dam

McNary Navigation Lock to Close Temporarily

McNary Dam's navigation lock, located near Umatilla, will be temporarily closed to all river traffic on Sept. 8-10, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m....
City Annexes OSU Land

Council Votes to Annex OSU Land into City

The Oregon State University’s Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center (HAREC) grows and irrigates more than 200 crops and has more research acreage under...
Hermiston Hopper

CTUIR Expands Public Transportation Service

From Pilot Rock to Mission and Walla Walla to La Grande, white shuttle buses shuffle travelers around Northeast Oregon every day. On July 1, the...

Wolf Population Growing Throughout Oregon

Wolves are increasing in abundance and expanding in distribution across Oregon, the Fish and Wildlife Commission heard today at its meeting in Salem. ODFW Wolf...
Severson Playground

City to Name Playground After Severson

For years, Bob Severson operated his grocery store, Bob’s Red Apple, right across the street from Victory Square Park. It's only fitting then that a...

Hermiston School District Employees Honored

Four members of the Hermiston School District were among the 2013 Crystal Apple Award winners. Rick Baher, Jessica Campbell, Michelle Dunkel, and Vicki Rhodes were...

More Snow Coming Later This Week

The first snowfall of the season arrived in the Hermiston area Tuesday morning and more is on its way, according to the National Weather...

Wildhorse Resort & Casino to Hold Career Fair in Pendleton on Feb. 20

Wildhorse Resort & Casino in Pendleton will host a Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. in Cayuse Hall. The...

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