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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Injured Hermiston Marine Back in U.S.

A Marine from Hermiston who lost his right leg in an explosion in Afghanistan is back in the United States receiving treatment. According to KNDU,...

No Injuries in Hermiston House Fire

No one was injured Monday night when a house caught fire on Alora Drive. The fire occurred at 22 Alora Drive around 11:30 p.m. when...
Fair Grand Marshal

Fair Names Gary Garrard 2014 Fair Grand Marshal

Longtime fair volunteer and former board member Gary Garrard has been named the 2014 Umatilla County Fair Grand Marshal. Garrard was named grand marshal at...

Red Cross Seeks Blood, Platelet Donations

Blood Drives Set for Hermiston on Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 The American Red Cross needs blood and platelet donors to help restock the blood...

Election Filing Deadline is March 11

The deadline to file as a candidate for Hermiston mayor, municipal judge and the four open council seats is March 11. Filing forms are available...

Chamber to Honor Distinguished Citizens on Feb. 5

The 41st annual Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizens Awards Banquet is just a day away, so be sure to get your tickets before...

Hermiston Man Taking Part in National Clinical Trial

A Hermiston man is one of only two Oregonians taking part in a national clinical trial that could extend or save the lives of...

IMESD Seeks Crystal Apple Award Nominations

The InterMountain Education Service District is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Crystal Apple “Excellence in Education” Awards. The awards recognize individuals who help to...

Brace Yourself for Some Frigid Temperatures

The snow that’s falling today won’t be sticking around, but the cold temperatures will be. The National Weather Service reports arctic air is moving south...

Planning Commission Has 3 Vacancies

The city of Hermiston has three vacancies on its Planning Commission. The deadline to apply for positions No. 4-6 is Feb. 21. The terms for...
Teachers Shape Testing

Local Teachers to Help Shape Standardized Testing

Swarat, Cox to Take Part in California Workshops Two Umatilla County math teachers will head to California next month to help shape the future of...
Ione Music Grant

Music to Their Ears: Students to Get New Instruments

Ione Community School is set to be the proud owner of new musical instruments thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Morrow Education Foundation...
HPD Drug Box

A Safe Way to Dispose of Prescription Drugs

HPD Drug Box Lets You Get Rid of Old Prescriptions - No Questions Asked Ever wonder what’s the proper way to dispose of prescription drugs...

Umatilla County Jobless Rate Falls in December

Umatilla County’s unemployment rate fell in December to 7.6 percent. According to the Oregon Employment Department, Umatilla County’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.3 percent from...

City OKs Bonds to Upgrade Wastewater Facility

The Hermiston City Council voted this week to authorize the issuance of revenue bonds of up to $5.5 million to complete the upgrade of...

Volunteers Needed for McNary Heights Students

McNary Heights Elementary School in Umatilla is seeking two volunteers to work with young students. The school needs two volunteers for its FIRM program (Friends...

Chamber 101 to Highlight Membership Benefits

Current and prospective Hermiston Chamber of Commerce members are encouraged to attend a workshop highlighting the benefits of membership. Chamber 101 will be held from...

Children's Advocate to Give Parent Training Session

Children’s advocate and author Trudy Ludwig will give a parent training session on how to protect children from bullying and other anti-social behavior on...
Hermiston Water Tower

Hermiston Water Tower to Get Makeover

Motorists traveling north into Hermiston from Highway 395 will soon get the message the city wants them to get: You can grow here. The Hermiston...
Hermiston Council

City Drops 2 Committees, Adds 2 More

Nobody likes to hold meetings just for the sake of holding a meeting and the Hermiston City Council is no different. On Monday, the council...

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