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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Fishery Managers Extend Chinook Season For 2 Additional Days

Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington added two additional days, Saturday April 20 and Sunday April 21, to the lower Columbia spring Chinook fishery. The...
UEC Meeting

Umatilla Electric Annual Meeting, Dinner Set for Saturday at EOTEC

Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s Annual Meeting & Membership Dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at a new location, the Eastern...

Skate Park Design Workshop to Take Place Thursday at Hermiston High

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a second design workshop for the city’s new skate park tomorrow, April 18 at Hermiston High...

Hermiston, County Officials Break Ground on New Water Tower

The Hermiston City Council and Umatilla County Commissioners officially helped break ground on a new $4.1 million project to add stored water capacity to...

Irrigon Chamber of Commerce to Honor Top Citizens at Annual Banquet

The Irrigon Chamber of Commerce will host this year’s citizen award banquet, Time to Shine 2019, on Friday, April 19 at the Irrigon Senior...
Oregon State Fire Marshal

Flood Waters Continue to Recede; Officials Urge Continued Caution

Emergency management officials are reporting that the flood waters in Umatilla County continue to recede, but are asking residents to continue to take caution. The...

Aquatic Invasive Species Inspection Station in Umatilla Opens Today

The aquatic invasive species inspection station in Umatilla opens today meaning watercraft entering Oregon must stop for inspection. Aquatic invasive species inspections are required for...

Hermiston to Break Ground on New Water Tower on E. Punkin Center

The Hermiston City Council and Umatilla County Commissioners will come together at noon on April 17 to celebrate the start of work on a...
Hermiston Conference Center

Breakfast of Champions to Recognize Area Students on April 18

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will hold the next Breakfast of Champions this Thursday, April 18 at the Hermiston Community Center, 415 S. Highway...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

The Hermiston Police Department posted its weekly recap of weekend activities. These are cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday: 16 warrant...

Former Umatilla Mayor George Hash Passes Away at the Age of 96

Former longtime Umatilla Mayor George Hash died on Friday at the age of 96. Hash served his country and community throughout his life, serving in...

Flood Waters Beginning to Recede

Flooding levels are slowly receding throughout Umatilla County as well as along McKay Creek as of Monday morning. Emergency officials, however, say it is...

Hermiston Police Chief Asks Public for Help in 4-Year-Old Murder Case

The Hermiston Police Department announced last week that two people have been charged in the June 2018 shooting death of Erik Navarrete of Hermiston. Another...

Emergency Officials Continue to Monitor Flooding Throughout County

Flooding is continuing to be monitored throughout Umatilla County while residents, volunteers and emergency management personnel work to prevent further damage. According to the city...

Truck Driver Dies in I-82 Wreck

A commercial truck driver died in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 84 near milepost 10. Oregon State Police troopers were called to the scene around...
Police Crime Scene

Second Person Charged in Connection to 2018 Shooting Death

A second person has been charged in connection with the June 2018 shooting death of Erik Navarrete, just days after the first suspect was...

Good Shepherd Urgent Care to Close Saturday for Maintenance Work

Good Shepherd Urgent Care (GSUC), located at 1050 W. Elm Ave in Hermiston, will be closed on Saturday, April 13 due to building maintenance...
Police Response

Grand Jury Indicts Hermiston Man on Charge of Aggravated Murder

The Umatilla County Grand Jury has indicted a Hermiston man on murder charges in connection to the June 2018 shooting death of Erik Navarrete. The...

ODFW Sets Spring Chinook season for April 15-June 30 on Hood River

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has set regulations for a spring Chinook fishery on the Hood River. The regulations are: Open for adult...
Umatilla County Sheriff Patrols

Local Law Enforcement Catches Alleged Car Thief in the Act

A Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office detective’s decision to check the license plate on an unoccupied vehicle led to the arrest of man who was...

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