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STEM Academy

STEM Academy Opens Up New Worlds to Students

Nearly 100 first- through fifth-grade students are studying robotics after school at McNary Heights Elementary this month, while their classmates take on broadcasting, computer...

Hermiston Fails to Land AutoZone Warehouse

Hermiston was one of five prospective locations for an AutoZone distribution center that is nearing completion at Pasco, the Tri-City Herald reports. The $50...

Association Collecting Items for Hermiston Warming Station

The Oregon School Employees Association is collecting items that will go to the Hermiston Warming Station. The following items are needed before Dec. 12: ...

Hermiston Voters Approve Charter Update

Voters Reject Making Muni Judge an Appointed Position Hermiston voters approved an update to the city charter on Tuesday, but rejected a measure that would...
Umatilla Safe City

Umatilla Moving Forward with Strip Club Moratorium

The city of Umatilla is moving forward with a moratorium on adult businesses despite little input from the public. “I clearly do not want to...

Hermiston Adopts 2013-14 Budget

The Hermiston City Council adopted its 2013-14 budget Monday night with an amendment to upgrade the city’s e-mail server and software. The $50,558,023 budget comes...

BMCC Offering Free Suicide Prevention Workshop

Blue Mountain Community College, in collaboration with Yellowhawk Youth Suicide Prevention Program, will offer a free two-day suicide intervention workshop for the general public...

Hermiston School District to Offer Dental Screenings

The Hermiston School District, in partnership with the Oregon Community Foundation Comprehensive School Based Dental Health Program will be conducting dental screenings for students...
Hermiston High School

HHS Hosting Knowledge Bowl Today

Hermiston High School will host a Knowledge Bowl Club tournament today, Wednesday, from 4:00-7:30 p.m., in the Commons. Nearly65 students representing five high schools from...
Poaching

OSP Seeks Individuals Suspected of Illegal Poaching Near Heppner

The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two individuals that were caught on camera on...
Julia Hamrick

'One Thing That's Impacted Is People'

Jobs Disappearing as Depot Closure Progresses Less than two years ago, more people, approximately 1,350, worked out at the Umatilla Chemical Depot than anywhere else...

Extra Deputies to Patrol Roads During Holidays

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office will once again be teaming up with other agencies around the state for the Christmas and New Year’s season. From...

Tickets on Sale for Hermiston DSA Banquet

ISU The Stratton Agency will present the 46th annual Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizens Awards Banquet on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. The...

Hermiston Woman Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting Officer

A Hermiston woman is in jail today after assaulting a police officer Wednesday night. According to Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston, police officers were called...
Echo Car Show

Echo Show Attracts Classic Car Lovers

“Is this your car?” “No – I wish.” I got that answer to my question numerous times throughout the day Saturday as classic car lovers virtually...

Morrow County Cultural Coalition Announces 2018 Award Recipients

The Morrow County Cultural Coalition, supported by Oregon’s Cultural Trust Foundation, announces the following grant recipients for 2018 projects in Morrow County schools and...
Riverfront Water Recedes

Water Recedes From Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park is beginning to look like Riverfront Park again. The park, much of which was submerged in water after the Umatilla River overflowed late...

School District Announces Administrative Changes

Mishra, Kay To Take on New Roles Within Hermiston School District Two Hermiston School District administrators will be leaving their current positions to take on...
Hermiston Family Aquatic Center

City of Hermiston Selling Tickets for Annual Fourth of July Pool Party

Tickets are on sale for Hermiston’s annual Fourth of July Pool Party at the Hermiston Family Aquatic Center. They’re available only at the pool,...

Comments Sought on Proposed Generation Facility

The Oregon Department of Energy is seeking public comment on a proposal to build a natural gas-powered electric generation facility in Hermiston. The facility, to...

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