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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Hermiston Police Arrest Fugitive

A man who had been sought by the Hermiston Police Department for the past five years was caught and arrested Friday. Rojerro A. Espino, 26,...

Deadline to Apply for Council Seat is Friday

The deadline to apply for the open seat on the Hermiston City Council is 5 p.m. on Friday. The seat, which represents Ward II, became...

City Seeks Applicant for Vacant Committee Seat

The city of Hermiston is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Hispanic Advisory Committee. The person selected with serve the remainder of a...

Fair, Rodeo Won't Be Moving in 2016

Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center Won't Be Ready by 2016 With a budget shortfall and time running out, the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event...
School Attendance

BACK TO CLASS!

Hermiston School District Expects Record Number of Students Monday marked the beginning of a school year full of growth and change for students, teachers, and...
Hermiston Council

Council to Consider Street Improvement Project Funding Tonight

The Hermiston City Council will consider several resolutions and ordinances tonight that would increase franchise fees in order to raise revenue for a number...
HCC 1-12-15

Hermiston Swears in Councilors

Site Committee to Identify Location of New Senior Center Four Hermiston city councilors were sworn in Monday night, including the newest member, Doug Smith. Smith was...

Backyard BBQ Contest Winners Announced

County-wide bragging rights and a new pellet smoker barbeque were on the line during Wednesday’s annual Backyard BBQ Contest at the Umatilla County Fair. Hermiston...
Cinco de Mayo

'Historic' Cinco de Mayo Attracts Large Crowds

Cinco de Mayo in Hermiston hit the big time Sunday with an emphasis on BIG. Well over 1,000 people attended the day-long festivities which featured...

Corps Announces Columbia, Snake Lock Closures

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct an extended navigation lock outage beginning Dec. 12, 2016, Corps officials from Walla Walla and...

Girl Scouts Collect Food for Agape House

Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington recently gathered nonperishable food for the Agape House in Hermiston, Umatilla and Irrigon. The annual event, held this...
Drive 4 UR School

Test Drive a Ford & Earn Money for HHS Students

Across the United States, educational programs are being cut annually, primarily due to growing budgetary constraints and lack of funding. Today’s youth are poised...

Holt Honored at Altrusan Conference in Bend

Hermiston’s Edith Holt was named the 2016 Gwladys Brewster Outstanding Altrusan at the District Twelve Altrusa International Conference held recently in Bend. Holt has been...

City Has Openings on Two Committees

The city of Hermiston has a pair of openings on its Airport Advisory Committee as well as its Parks and Recreation Committee. Those interested in...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Boardman

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) will pay a visit to Boardman on Monday, Feb. 17. The senator will hold a town hall meeting at 9...

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....

Bill Aims to Ease Access to Home Health Services

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) was among 21 co-sponsors introducing bipartisan legislation today to ensure that seniors and disabled citizens have timely access to...

Man Faces Hit-And-Run Charges in Bike Incident

A Hermiston man was arrested and jailed Monday evening after allegedly hitting a bicyclist with his car and then fleeing the scene. According to Hermiston...

Work on Highway 395 Could Mean Travel Delays

Travelers along Highway 395 in the Hermiston area may experience some traffic delays over the next couple weeks. Delays may occur as contractors work to...

Hermiston Firefighter Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Hermiston Fire & Emergency Services are mourning the death of one of their own. Volunteer firefighter Jason Anteau, 43, died Friday night in a motorcycle...

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