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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Re-Funding to Save Hermiston Taxpayers $440,000

Just as homeowners take advantage of lower interest rates by refinancing their homes, the city of Hermiston is looking to do the same by...

Hermiston Moves to Annex Land

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to initiate annexation of 6.5 acres of land that will be used for the development of single-family...

2 Men Face Drug, Trespassing Charges

Hermiston police arrested two men on drug and criminal trespass charges following an incident at the Agape House. On March 7 at around 10 p.m.,...

Hermiston Girls Take 3rd in State Tourney

The Hermiston girls basketball team took home the third-place trophy at the state 5A basketball tournament in Eugene on Saturday. The Bulldogs, led by a...
Red 2 Red Race, Echo Oregon

More Than 500 Compete in Echo Bike Race

Echo’s population of about 715 jumped by 75 percent over the weekend of March 1-3 as more than 500 bicyclists converged onto the small...
Ghost Hunters Northwest

In Pursuit of Ghostly Encounters

Ghost Hunters Northwest works to prove -- or debunk -- the existence of ghosts In the dead of the night, when most of us are...
Tillamook Cheese, Boardman

Construction Begins on Tillamook Plant Expansion in Boardman

The Tillamook County Creamery Association say the facility will expand by more than 63,000 square feet. The expansion will add whey processing capabilities to Tillamook’s...
Wyden town hall

Wyden Holds 658th Town Hall Meeting

Energy, Social Security, Washington gridlock and the legalization of marijuana were among the many topics addressed by Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden on Monday, Feb....

Hermiston Offers Prescription Discount Card

The city of Hermiston today launched a program to help provide residents with some relief from the high cost of prescription medications. Through the program...
Hermiston grapples with mobile vendor regulations

Hermiston grapples with mobile vendor regulations

Hermiston City Councilor George Anderson likened the city’s efforts to agree on a set of regulations for mobile vendors to herding cats. He may...

Assault investigation leads to arrest

A Hermiston man was arrested and charged with second-degree assault following an incident on S.E. Fourth Street on Feb. 21. Hermiston police were called to...
Sen. Ron Wyden, Mayor David Drotzmann

Hermiston presents immigration letter to Wyden

One week after the Hermiston City Council signed a letter asking federal lawmakers to work to create “fair and sensible” immigration reform, one such...

Committee to propose district boundaries, projects

A new advisory committee met on Feb. 28 and received forecasts for revenue that might come from the formation of a proposed Urban Renewal...
Council Audience

Hermiston council gives its support to Hispanic community

The city of Boardman recently passed an ordinance aimed at giving law enforcement the ability to designate individuals as affiliates of a criminal gang...

Hermiston School District one fastest growing in state

The student population within the Hermiston School District increased 2.3 percent from the previous year, making it the fifth fastest-growing among the state’s 33...

HHS to present Li’l Abner

The Hermiston High Drama Department will present its spring musical “Li’l Abner” April 12-13 and April 29-20 at Hermiston High School. Tickets will go...
Bill Tomlinson and Dave Drotzmann

DuPont Pioneer announce expansion plans in Hermiston

Dupont Pioneer announced plans to increase production capacity at its Hermiston production location. The expansion, expected to be completed in 2014, will double the...
Kennison Field renovation project

Board gives go-ahead to contractor to begin Kennison project work

The Hermiston School District Board voted unanimously to approve construction of the $5 million Kennison Field renovation project and gave the go-ahead for work...

Hermiston’s graduation rate exceeds state average

The Hermiston School District’s graduation rate exceeds the state average, according to new data released by the Oregon Department of Education. The same report, released...
Mobile vendor debate

Council addresses ‘blight’ on community

Hermiston businesses come in all shapes and sizes. Some are new and some are decades old. Some are conventional and some are not. Some...

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