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Hermiston, Oregon
Monday, November 19, 2018

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....
Health Foundation Car Donation Program

A New Way to Junk Your Junker

We’ve all seen them forever parked next to the street curb. Maybe you have one and don’t know how to get rid of it....

Phone Scammers Impersonating OSP Officers

The Oregon State Police (OSP) is warning the public to be aware of phone scams by individuals claiming to be the state police. The OSP...

ODOT Suggests Alternatives to Studded Tires

With more winter weather rolling across parts of the state, many motorists are reviewing their options when it comes to different types of chains...
Hotel Occupancy Rates

Little Room at the Inn

City's Hotel Occupancy Rates Exceed State, National Averages It’s not as easy to find a hotel room in Hermiston as it used to be. The...

Stanfield celebrating “Holiday Fun” This Saturday

After overwhelming success with its fall festival, Stanfield is celebrating again this Saturday with “Holiday Fun.” Including activities for children, a free community dinner, hay...

Echo Seeks Items for Food Baskets

The city of Echo is collecting food, toys and cash for its Food Basket program. The public is encouraged to donate canned and packaged food....

Megaload Back on the Road

Warmer temperatures have made it possible for the first of three “megaloads” to get back on the road. The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin reported that warmer...

Area Students Graduate from EOU

Four area students recently graduated from Eastern Oregon University in La Grande. Three students from Boardman are among the recent graduates, including Manuel Aviles Cordero,...

Gonorrhea Cases on the Rise in Umatilla County

Fifteen cases of gonorrhea have been reported in the past eight weeks, according to the Umatilla County Public Health Department. Sarah Williams, public health director...

Local Organizations Receive Wildhorse Grants

The Hermiston School District and Irrigon and Umatilla Little League were among the 30 recipients of grant money from the Wildhorse Foundation. The foundation, a...

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