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Hermiston, Oregon
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Most Schools Cancel or Delaying Classes; More Snow Coming Our Way

Winter weather continues to play havoc with schedules as many school districts have either delayed classes for today or canceled them all together. The Hermiston...

Semi-Truck Carrying Diesel Crashes on Interstate 84 Spilling Fuel

A commercial truck crashed on Interstate 84 near milepost 54 earlier this morning temporarily closing a portion of the highway. Oregon State Police troopers and...

Another Storm Coming This Way – ODOT Urges Motorists to Cool It

With more snow forecast to fall throughout much of the week, adding to what has already accumulated on the ground, the Oregon Department of...
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Hermiston Rotary Club Gives Christmas Express a Huge Present

The Christmas Express program put on each year by the Hermiston Police Department received a gift of its own last week from a local...

Hermiston Group Taking Applications for Community Service Projects

The College Savings Group of Hermiston is accepting CommuniCare grant applications for the 2018-19 school year. Any non-profit organization that is a 501(c) (3) or...
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Irrigon Little League Signups Begin Feb. 13 at A.C. Houghton School

Signups for Irrigon Little League will begin next week at A.C. Houghton Elementary School in the conference room. The school is located at 1105...
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Wyden Introduces Bill to Legalize Marijuana on Federal Level

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today announced introduction of S. 420, the Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act, legislation that would responsibly...
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Gas Prices in Oregon, Hermiston Continue to Downward Trend

Pump prices in Oregon continue to tick down while the national average is flat. U.S. demand for gas surged near summertime highs, in part...

City Conducting Maintenance on Water Pump in S.E. Part of Town

The Hermiston Water Department wants to inform customers, in the southeast section of town, that maintenance is being done on a pump that services...

Police Respond to Seven Accidents, Urge Drivers to Use Caution

With several inches of snow falling on Monday, driving around town has been hazardous for some, according to the Hermiston Police Department. Cpt. Travis Eynon...

School Immunization Clinic to be Offered to Hermiston Students

The Umatilla County Public Health Department in Hermiston will provide a walk-in immunization clinic on Feb. 14-15 for Hermiston School District students who are...

Good Shepherd Announces New Emergency Services Medical Director

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) has announced Robert McCauley, MD, as the new medical director over Emergency Services (ER). McCauley is joining GSHCS from...

Hermiston Parks Department Offering Portland Road, Blazer Game

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is inviting teens ages 13-17 to come along on a road trip to Portland on Saturday, March 9. The...
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Sheriff’s Deputy Interrupts Man Attempting to Burglarize Business

A Washington man was caught in the act of allegedly trying to burglarize a Umatilla business on Friday. A Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here’s a rundown of Hermiston Police Department cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday. According to HPD Cpt. Travis Eynon, these are...

Winter Has a Late-Season Blast

What had been a warm and wet winter turned cold and snowy Monday as a low pressure system descended onto the Lower Columbia Basin...

Boardman Council Meets Tuesday

The Boardman City Council will meet at its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The council consider a pair of resolutions...

Me and My Prince Ball Seeking Sponsors for 2019 Dance

The Me and My Prince Ball's committee of Girl Scout volunteers is seeking sponsors for the 15th annual father-daughter dance that will be held...

Hermiston Police Charge 2 with Burglary, Theft, Drug Charges

Two people were arrested Friday following an investigation into a burglary and thefts that took place in December. Hermiston Police Department officers were notified on...
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Small Business Development Center Director to Retire on March 31

Blue Mountain Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Director Carol Frink has announced her retirement. Her last day is set for March 31. Frink...

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