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Hermiston Adopts 2013-14 Budget

The Hermiston City Council adopted its 2013-14 budget Monday night with an amendment to upgrade the city’s e-mail server and software. The $50,558,023 budget comes...
Boyd Sharp

Landing Days to Bring Umatilla's Past to Life

This year’s Landing Days will give people a chance to see what Umatilla looked like prior to it being relocated in the mid-1960s. Originally platted...

Motel Closure Cuts into Umatilla's Grant Program

The city of Umatilla awarded more than $9,000 in grants Tuesday, but the future of the Transient Room Tax Grant program could be in...
Hawaian Chiefton

Classic Vessels Make Stop in Umatilla

The sails of two 18th-century ships touched the sky at the Umatilla Marina on Thursday. The Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and...
Brad Bixler

Bixler Named Interim Principal at Highland Hills

Pendleton High School’s assistant principal has been recommended to serve as interim principal at Highland Hills Elementary School for the 2013-14 school year. Brad Bixler...

IMESD Receives $5,000 Grant

The Intermountain Education Service District recently received a $5,000 grant from CenturyLink. The grant money will be used to fill technology needs to schools in...
Violet Able

Remembering the Men of Camp Stanfield

Violet Able's Book Chronicles the Story of the CCC in Stanfield The year was 1933 and the country was in the deepest depths of the...

Excerpts from Once There Was A CCC

The following excerpts are taken from Once There Was A CCC written by Violet Hornsby and Violet Hill in 1987: Brief History of Company 569...

Coalition Seeks Funding Proposals

The Morrow County Cultural Coalition is accepting funding proposal requests until Aug. 1. Proposed projects must include a timeline and be completed by July 30,...

Hermiston Online's First 9 Students Graduate

Nine Hermiston students were the first to graduate from Hermiston Online on Saturday, June 1. Hermiston Online provided an alternative learning environment from the typical...
Nina Sobotta

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Counselor Opens Private Practice in Hermiston Nina Sobotta isn’t afraid of hard work. That, in part, explains why the full-time minority affairs officer with the...
PGE Plant

PGE to Build Natural Gas Plant in Boardman

Project to Create 500 Jobs During Construction Portland General Electric Company announced Monday plans to build a $455 million natural gas-fired power plant in Boardman. The...
UHS Graduation

Umatilla Celebrates its 2013 Graduating Class

They may have “scared” teachers during the past few years, but Saturday, the Umatilla High School Class of 2013 became graduates. In their years at...
HHS Graduation 2013

One Last Look Back at High School

Seniors Say Goodbye to HHS Members of Hermiston’s Class of 2013 closed the book on their high school careers Saturday. “Today is the day we officially...

Hermiston High School 2013 Graduates

Graduation: 10:30 a.m. June 1 in the school gymnasium, 600 S. First St., Hermiston. Standard diploma: Ashley Acosta, Megan A. Adams, Jason Aaron Almaguer, Joseph...
Altrusa Karen Edith

Altrusa's New Officers Ready for Next Journey

Altrusa International of Hermiston officially welcomed its new officers on Thursday. President Edith Holt thanked her fellow outgoing officers prior to handing the presidency over...

Police Warn of Scam Telephone Calls

The Hermiston Police Department is warning the community of a scam circulating in the area. According to HPD Crime Prevention Officer Erica Sandoval, the perpetrator...
Hermiston Municipal Code

City Improves Online Access to Municipal Code

Residents of Hermiston can now more easily find the laws of the city by using the new search tool on the city’s website. The new...

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