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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Update Given on 2,250-Acre Grizzly Bear Complex Fire

Update from the U.S. Forest Service - Umatilla National Forest 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17 Pendleton - Sunday’s direct suppression efforts were successful in slowing the...

Morrow County Schools to Conduct Emergency Drill on April 13

The Morrow County School District will conduct an emergency drill on April 13 at Boardman schools. The drill will take place from 9 a.m. to...

Umatilla Inmate's Death Under Investigation

A 29-year-old inmate at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla died unexpectedly and his death is being investigated by the Oregon State Police. The Oregon...
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Bike Program Gives Kids New-Found Independence

Most of us learn to ride a bike around age 5 or 6. It’s a rite of passage in early childhood that represents no...
UHS Drive 1 4 UR School

Community Turns Out for UHS Fundraiser

A carnival-like spirit swept through Umatilla High School on Friday despite a spring wind and overcast skies. The school held a Drive One 4 UR...

Pair Rescued After Being Stranded in Snow

Two people from Snohomish, Wash., were rescued Monday evening after becoming stranded in snow near Indian Lake in Umatilla County. According to the Umatilla County...
Elisabet Flores

Umatilla Mourns Loss of Popular Teacher

A teacher’s chair is empty at McNary Heights Elementary today as the staff, students and community mourn the loss of Elisabet Flores who died...
Hermiston Warming Station

Hermiston Warming Station Closed Tonight

The Hermiston Warming Station will be closed tonight, Wednesday, March 30. The station, located at the Arc Building at 215 W. Orchard Ave., is staffed...

Rep. Smith to Visit E. Oregon on Thursday

Oregon State Rep. Greg Smith will be in Eastern Oregon on Thursday, July 16 for a series of meetings in which he will provide...

Public Invited to ODE Feedback Session

School district administrators and staff, students, parents and community members from across eastern Oregon are invited to attend a community feedback session about education...

Meet & Greet Set for Desert View Principal Candidates

The Hermiston School District recently hired a new principal for West Park Elementary School and is now turning its focus to filling the same...

Hermiston City Council to Hold Special Meeting

The Hermiston City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, April 22 to hear a presentation from the Frew Development Group. The meeting is informational...
Thursay Fair

Crowds Grow as County Fair Rolls On

The weather heated up Thursday but that didn't slow down the action during the third day of the Umatilla County Fair. Despite temperatures in the...

Hermiston Council to Tackle Graffiti Issues

Budget issues and graffiti are among the agenda items for Monday’s Hermiston City Council meeting. The meeting will be preceded by a work session in...
Student-Built Home Design

Design Complete for 1st Student-Built Home

After nearly four months of collaborative work, Gail Sargent of Sargent Architects placed the final touches on the design for the first student-built home...

Hermiston Energy Services to Conduct System Inventory

Hermiston Energy Services (HES) has selected Toth and Associates, Inc. to perform a full-asset inventory of its electrical distribution system starting today. Toth and Associates...

GEODC Seeks Community Input

The Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation (GEODC) will hold a series of public outreach meetings as it begins its economic development planning process. Every five...

Groundbreaking Set for New Senior Center

The city of Hermiston has announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harkenrider Center, which will be the new home of the Hermiston senior center. The...

Mosquito Control District to Resume Aerial Spraying

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District will be conducting targeted aerial mosquito control spraying with a twin engine airplane after sunset on Tuesday, Sept....

BMCC's Olson Named to All-Oregon Academic Team

A Blue Mountain Community College student with dreams of becoming a veterinarian was honored on Tuesday as one of just 36 community college students...

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