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Hermiston, Oregon
Monday, September 24, 2018

County Offices Announce Holiday Closure

Anyone needing to take care of Umatilla County business should do so before 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve before offices close for the Christmas...

Roseburg Republican Endorses Hydro Petition

Bruce Hanna, a Roseburg Republican in the Oregon House of Representatives, has endorsed a proposed statewide initiative to recognize all hydroelectric power as a...
UEC Calendar

2014 UEC Calendars Available Free to Members

Umatilla Electric Cooperative has produced a 2014 calendar available free for cooperative members. A limited number of the calendars are available at UEC’s Hermiston and...

Two Claim Mega Millions Jackpot

Anyone in the Hermiston area wondering whether or not they won the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night can go ahead and keep...

Irrigon Man Arrested Following Wrong-Way Crash

Law enforcement officials say a suspected drunk driver driving the wrong way caused a collision Monday on Interstate 84 west of Boardman, sending one...

Population Increases In All But 1 Area City

Most cities throughout Eastern Oregon saw their population numbers increase from a year ago, according to Portland State University’s Population Research Center. Hermiston led the...
BMCC Forum

Voters Offer Reasons Why BMCC Measure Failed

Umatilla County voters said ‘no’ to Blue Mountain Community College last month when the school asked for support to build three new workforce development...
Hermiston Population

Hermiston's Population Tops 17,000

Hermiston gained 245 residents since the last population estimate, according to Portland State University. The new estimates, released this week, show Hermiston with an estimated...
Gas Prices

Gasoline Prices Holding Steady

The average price for a gallon of gas in Oregon remains unchanged from a week ago. According to the AAA auto club, the average price...

Mega Millions Jackpot at $636 Million

Mega Millions fever is sweeping the country. With an estimated jackpot of $636 million for Mega Millions, literally millions of people are hoping to strike...

3 Mental Health Facilities Planned for E. Oregon

Several new mental health facilities are being developed in Eastern Oregon. That’s good news for mental health advocates, as it comes just as the state...

Bulldogs Girls Ranked No. 4 in State

The Hermiston girls basketball team held on to its No. 4 ranking among 5A teams in the state. In fact, all top five teams held...

Megaload Slowly Approaching Oregon-Idaho Border

The so-called ‘megaload’ is making its way – mega-slowly – across Eastern Oregon and has arrived at John Day. The Ontario Argus Observer reports that...

Keep Your Dogs Safe During Trapping Season

With trapping seasons underway in Oregon, dog owners need to be aware that there could be traps in areas where they are hiking with...

Altrusa Seeks Outstanding Young Citizen Nominations

Do you know a young person (under the age of 25) that has willingly taken on responsibilities of helping others? Altrusa International of...

Law Enforcement to Crack Down on Drunk Driving

Eat, drink and be merry this holiday season, but if you find yourself a little too merry, don’t get behind the wheel of an...
Thanksgiving Fellowship Dinner Preview

Volunteers Needed for Christmas Fellowship Dinner

Volunteers are needed to serve the hundreds of people expected to take part in the annual Christmas Community Fellowship Dinner. And if the Thanksgiving dinner...

Christmas Tree Permits Available

Christmas tree permits are now available for the Umatilla National Forest and the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Permits can be purchased for $5 and are limited...
Weather warms up

Warmer Weather Should Stick Around

The warmer weather that was promised was delivered over the weekend and is expected to continue into the week. Today’s high temperature should reach 50...

U.S. Entity Releases Treaty Recommendation

The U.S. Entity on Friday sent a final regional recommendation concerning the future of the Columbia River Treaty to the U.S. Department of State....

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