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Monday, May 21, 2018

City Serving Free Lunches to Children 18 and Younger

The city of Hermiston is providing a free lunch program during the summer to children 18 and younger. The program, which began June 17, runs...

IMESD to Host Executive Summit

The Intermountain Education Service District will host the fifth annual Eastern Oregon Executive Summit for regional education administrators July 29-30. Oregon's Chief Education Officer Rudy...
Landing Days 2011

Landing Days Celebrates Umatilla's Heritage

Umatilla Landing Days, the annual celebration of the heritage of the city of Umatilla, is June 22 and will feature activities from morning...
Butte Prescribed Burn

Prescribed Burn set for Hermiston Butte Saturday

If the weather permits, the Hermiston Fire Department will have a prescribed burn on the Hermiston Butte Saturday, June 22. The burn will be in...

HPD Responds to Reports of Attempted Abductions

In response to widespread social media reports of several attempted kidnappings in recent days, the Hermiston Police Department has issued a press release stating...
Depot Letter

Another 200 Depot Jobs Come to an End

The Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility reduced its workforce by about 200 positions on Thursday, June 20, the largest layoff since the project completed...

Prepaid Card Scam Targets Utility Customers

A scam circulating in the Hermiston area involving prepaid debit cards continues to target customers of Umatilla Electric and Hermiston Energy Services. According to Erica Sandoval,...

Remodeling Closes Hermiston DMV Until July 1

The Hermiston DMV field office will be closed Wednesday, June 19, through Friday, June 28, for repairs and updates to the interior of the...
Tall Ships

Tall Ships Pass Through McNary Dam

The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain made their way through McNary Dam Tuesday afternoon on their way to an overnight stay at the...
HAC-6-17-13

Mobile Food Vendors – In Search of a Consenus

A small, but keenly interested group of citizens attended the third of four public hearings Monday aimed at shaping an ordinance that would regulate...

HPD Arrest 4 Teens on Drug Charges

Hermiston police officers arrested four teenagers Saturday on drug charges. According the Hermiston Police Department, officers spotted the four Boardman teens inside a vehicle near...

Hermiston Man Faces Graffiti-related Charges

The Hermiston Police Department’s two-officer street crime unit arrested a Hermiston man Saturday on graffiti-related charges. Tarzziccio “Dimitri” Mexicano, 18, 1030 S.W. 11th St., No....

HPD Offers Expanded Fingerprint Services

The Hermiston Police Department is now offering fingerprint services two days a week. “In an effort to be responsive to the demand on police services,...

Stratton Agency Buys Lackey Insurance

The Stratton Agency acquired Lackey Insurance Agency, LLC in La Grande and Elgin on June 1. Both the La Grande and Elgin offices will continue...

Yard Sale, Work Party Slated for Fire Victims

A benefit is set this month for Brad Rogers and his family, who lost their home and belongings in the Pheasant Ridge fire in...
Hawaian Chiefton

Ships to Make Return Visit to Umatilla

If you missed getting a close-up look at the vintage-style ships that came through the Umatilla Marina last week, don’t fret – the ships...

New HPD Unit Pays Off with Graffiti Arrest

The Hermiston Police Department implemented a two-officer unit on Tuesday, June 12 and the idea paid off immediately with the arrest of a Hermiston...
URD Open House

Downtown Revitalization Plans Moving Forward

A month of public outreach aimed at raising awareness about a proposed urban renewal district in downtown Hermiston culminated Thursday with an open house...

Walden Outlines Concerns Over EPA

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) today met with Dennis McLerran, Region 10 Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and conveyed concerns about his agency’s...

Former Umatilla Resident Earns Doctorate

When one wishes to reach a high point – top of a mountain, fastest race – it takes a lot of work and sacrifice....

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