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Hermiston Council Cancels Work Session

The Hermiston City Council work session scheduled for Monday, Dec. 22 has been canceled. The council’s regular meeting will still take place at 7 p.m....

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...

Chamber to Host Business Marketing Workshop

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce and Real Business Solutions will present a marketing workshop for local businesses on Friday, Jan. 22 at the Hermiston...
Chantal Hinkley

Hermiston High School Happenings

Time to catch up with events and activities at Hermiston High School! Here's a roundup of the past week and a look at upcoming...
College Savings Plan

Building a College-Going Culture

Hermiston 1 of 5 Districts in State Selected for Pilot Program The Hermiston School District is one of five in the state selected to be...

Education Expert in Hermiston This Week

Education expert Dr. Luis Cruz will return to Hermiston this week to help children and families be successful in school and life. Cruz will...

Injured Bald Eagle Found Near Hood River

An injured bald eagle is in a Eastern Oregon rehab clinic after it was found injured on Tuesday by a Hood River resident. The Oregon...
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...

Law Enforcement Seeking Assault Suspect

Law enforcement officials are searching for a man allegedly involved in an assault Tuesday evening in Hermiston. The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from...

Three Short Outages Affect HES Customers

Hermiston Energy Services customers in portions of Hermiston were affected by three short outages in the past two days. That included an outage of about...
HCC 1-13-14

City Aims to Raise Building Height Limit to 50 Feet

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to begin the process to raise the maximum height allowed for commercial buildings to 50 feet. The action...

Fair Board to Meet on Jan. 23

The Umatilla County Fair Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Stafford Hansell Government Center. The public is encouraged to...

12-Year-Old Boy Charged After Gun Threats

A 12-year-old Hermiston boy, allegedly inspired by the creepy clown craze, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon and charged with first-degree disorderly conduct after...
Council Tackles Panhandling

City Tries New Approach to Panhandling

It’s becoming a more and more frequent site – people standing on street corners, parking lots and sidewalks holding cardboard signs asking for food...

Public Invited to Boardman Rec Center Meeting

The public is invited to an informational meeting on a proposed bond measure of a Boardman Recreation Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on...

Chamber Business Luncheon Set for Tuesday

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host its Business to Business luncheon on Tuesday, July 26 at McKenzie Park. Guest speakers include the Umatilla Co...

High Nitrates Found in Groundwater

The Department of Environmental Quality has tasked the Lower Umatilla Groundwater Management Area Committee with updating its action plan due to high nitrate levels...

Desert Arts Council Unveils Upcoming Shows

Music, dance theatre and more is on tap for the 2016-2017 Desert Arts Council season of events. “One won’t want to miss a single event,”...

Umatilla Fire District Plans Open House on Saturday

The Umatilla Rural Fire Protection District will hold an open house on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will get a...
Police Response

Man Barricades Himself in House During Police Standoff

A Hermiston man who barricaded himself in his home during a four-hour standoff with police is in jail today on charges after he allegedly...

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