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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Walden’s Bill to Improve Health Care for Oregon Veterans Becomes Law

Legislation introduced by Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) to improve care for Oregon veterans was signed into law on Wednesday. President Trump today signed the VA...

New Student-Built Home Features Latest in State-of-Art Amenities

State-of-the-art is the best way to describe the latest home built by the students in the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilder Program. The fourth home built...

Alliance Launches New Project to Increase Colon Cancer Screenings

Eastern Oregon Healthy Living Alliance (EOHLA) has launched a new project to increase colon cancer screenings in Morrow, Sherman, and Gilliam counties. Annual screenings with...

Lower Columbia Spring Chinook, Sturgeon Seasons Approved

Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington extended the ongoing recreational spring Chinook fishing season on the lower Columbia River, set a one-day white sturgeon...
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Parks Department Offering Programs Through Skyhawks Sports Camps

Skyhawks Sports Camps, offered by the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department, are youth sports skill-based programs that are new to the Hermiston area and...

Summer Season a Deadly Time for Teen Drivers, According to AAA

More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day...
Umatilla County Sheriff Patrols

2 Arrested on Burglary Charges

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon State Police arrested a man and woman who allegedly broke into and ransacked a cabin in...
Police Crime Scene

Hermiston Police Release Name of Early-Morning Shooting Victim

The Hermiston Police Department has identified the victim of a shooting early this morning as Erik Campos Navarrete of Hermiston. Around 1:20 a.m. this morning, the Hermiston...
Police Response

HPD Investigating Stabbing That Left 2 Men Seriously Injured Sunday Night

Two men are in the hospital and another man is in jail following a stabbing that took place Sunday night. According to Hermiston Police Chief...
Fireworks

Hermiston Seeks 4th of July Vendors

The city of Hermiston is on the hunt for food, carnival game, arts/crafts and retail vendors for the annual Stars and Stripes Fourth of...
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Pendleton Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Accident in Wallowa County

A Pendleton woman died in a single-vehicle accident Sunday morning in Wallowa County. According to the Oregon State Police, Joanne Norris, 62, was traveling southbound...
Meeting

Boardman Council to Hold Budget Hearings During Tuesday’s Meeting

The Boardman City Council will hold a pair of public hearings on Tuesday. The hearings will be for the 2018-19 city budget and the 2017-18...

Public Invited to Open House on Wednesday for Student-Built Home

An open house for the newest home built by students in the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilder Program will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m....

New Hermiston Foundation to Fund Community Enhancement Projects

When Dennis Barnett arrived in Hermiston, he had with him $10,000 and a college education. Fast forward decades later and Barnett has nine children, a...

Eastern Oregon Telecom Employees Buy Company from UEC

Umatilla Electric Cooperative announced Thursday the sale of its subsidiary business, Eastern Oregon Telecom, to the telecom’s senior executive team. Terms of the sale to...
Volleyball

Hermiston High Fundraiser on June 2 to Benefit School Volleyball Program

Hermiston High School will be the site of a Drive 4 UR School fundraiser on Saturday, 31June 2. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., test...

Teen Arrested After High-Speed Chase, Standoff with Machete

A dangerous and bizarre incident ended peacefully Wednesday when Oregon State Police troopers arrested a 17-year-old near La Grande following a high-speed chase and...
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BMCC Small Business Development Center Earns Recognition

Blue Mountain Community College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is the recipient of the 2018 Oregon SBDC Award for Excellence & Innovation from the...
Calendar: Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Set for Friday for Boardman Pharmacy

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for Murray’s Boardman Pharmacy this Friday, June 1 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. The...
Books

Hermiston High to Induct 27 Students Into National Honor Society Thursday

Hermiston High School will induct twenty-seven new members into the National Honor Society on Thursday, May 31, in the high school’s auditorium, at 7...

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