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Cigarette Taxes to Go Up on Jan. 1

Beginning Jan. 1, it’s going to cost a little more to light up a cigarette. Legislation enacted in the special legislative session this fall increases...
Christmas tree recycling

Christmas Trees Help Keep Parks Weed-Free

The presents have long since been unwrapped and you’re ready to put Christmas past you. So, what do you do with that sad, dying...

Breakfast of Champs Set for Jan. 16

The next Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Breakfast of Champions will be held on Jan. 16 at the Hermiston Conference Center. The quarterly event honors area...

No Fatalities on Oregon Roads During Christmas

There were no known traffic fatalities in Oregon during the 30-hour Christmas holiday reporting period, according to preliminary information from the Oregon Department of...

Bill Aims to Exempt Volunteer Firefighters

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) announced that he has signed on as a co-sponsor of a bill to exempt volunteer firefighters and emergency medical...

Traveling During Holidays? Check Road Reports

If you're planning to travel during the holidays, take precautions and check the Oregon Department of Transportation road reports. You also can check out the...

Hermiston Resident, WWII Hero Dies at 89

A longtime Hermiston resident and World War II hero died Monday at the age of 89. Gerald Clark McCoy died at Ashley Manor Residential Care...

Lawsuit Filed Over 2012 Charter Bus Crash

An attorney representing 12 victims from the 2012 charter bus crash on Interstate 84 near Pendleton filed a lawsuit seeking $700 million. The East Oregonian...

Freezing Fog Could Make Roads Slick

Patchy freezing fog is forecast for the Hermiston area for much of the coming week, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to...
HHS Video of Week

HHS Video of the Week: Christmas Favorites!

Hermiston High School senior and Northeast Oregon Now correspondent Tory Gertsch asked her fellow students to name the best Christmas gift they ever received...

Pedestrian Killed on Highway 11 in Milton-Freewater

A 69-year old Milton-Freewater man died Monday evening when he was struck by a pick-up truck as he attempted to cross Highway 11 on...

Meet the 2014 Umatilla County Fair Court

Four Umatilla County high school students have been named to serve on the 2014 Umatilla County Fair Court. The newest court members and their families...

Council Allows Service on Multiple Committees

Prior to Monday night, if a community-minded individual wanted to serve on multiple city boards or committees, he or she was out of luck. That...

Carpenter Re-Appointed to Budget Committee

The Hermiston City Council confirmed the re-appointment of Eric Carpenter to another three-year term on the city’s Budget Committee. The council unanimously confirmed Carpenter’s re-appointment...
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City's Water Tower Could Get New Look

Hermiston’s water tower could get a brand new look in the coming months. The Hermiston City Council expressed interest Monday night in painting the city’s...

Economy Topic of Boardman Chamber Meeting

The economic outlook for Morrow County will be the topic of the Jan. 15 meeting of the Boardman Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will be...

DMV Office in Hermiston Re-Opens

Two weeks after a pipe burst causing water to flood the interior, the Hermiston Department of Motor Vehicles office is back open. The pipes, frozen...
Christmas Express 2013

Need Greater Than Ever for Christmas Express

On Saturday, a little girl pressed her face to the glass door of the Altrusa Room at Agape House. With her arms wrapped tight...

Sponsorships Available for Awards Banquet

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 41st annual Distinguished Citizens Award Banquet in Hermiston. The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is offering several levels of...
Umatilla Junior FLL

Umatilla Students Learn with Disastrous Results

Tornadoes and volcanos took over the cafeteria at McNary Heights Elementary on Thursday during the school's Junior FIRST Lego League Exhibition. As part of the...

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