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Hermiston, Oregon
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Area Educators Applaud Passage of School Bill

House Bill 5519, which would fund Oregon’s K-12 schools at $6.75 billion for the 2013-15 biennium, passed the House of Representatives with bi-partisan support....
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All-Day Events set for July 4th

Hermiston, Stanfield and Boardman are gearing up for their annual Fourth of July festivities. Here’s a brief look at what each city is planning: Hermiston Butte...

Hermiston Earns Award for Financial Reporting

The city of Hermiston has been recognized for its accounting and financial reporting. The city received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting...
Relay for Life

Hermiston Relay for Life Tops Fund-Raising Goal

A sea of purple and white moved through the Umatilla County Fairgrounds on Friday night as hundreds gathered for the annual Hermiston Relay for...

Cooling Station Available for Homeless This Weekend

To provide relief from the heat for the homeless this weekend, a cooling station will be set up and available at Sun Terrace, 1550...

Cities Offer Meals for Children and Adults

Fifty-eight children and eight adults enjoyed chili, cornbread, ice cream and a salad bar Thursday night at Umatilla High School. For the kids, the meal...
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Umatilla Landing Days Parade Winners

Last Saturday’s Umatilla Landing Days included a parade and Subway took home the Best in Show award. Subway’s entry included a pick-up truck with the...
Tour of Knowledge at SAGE Center

Tour of Knowledge Checks Out SAGE Center

When the Tom Denchel Ford Country shuttle bus pulled into the empty SAGE Center parking lot in Boardman on the evening of June 14,...

Health Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation is now accepting grant applications. The foundation awards grants twice a year – in March and September. The deadline...
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Bike Program Gives Kids New-Found Independence

Most of us learn to ride a bike around age 5 or 6. It’s a rite of passage in early childhood that represents no...
UAV Flight

Crowd Treated to Unmanned Aircraft Demonstration

Just around 8:30 a.m. on a rainless, windless Wednesday, the go-ahead was given. An audience of perhaps 100 or so spectators watched with anticipation...

Bill Aims to Ease Access to Home Health Services

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) was among 21 co-sponsors introducing bipartisan legislation today to ensure that seniors and disabled citizens have timely access to...
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Umatilla Program Offers Educational Summer Fun

The sun was shining, but a chill hung in the air inside Tamástslikt Cultural Institute on Tuesday as students huddled around an electronic campfire...
UAV Presentation

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: The Future of Farming

In the not-too-distant future, farmers could have the ability to use images taken from the sky that can pinpoint a single harmful bug on...

Council OKs Policy Changes for Skydiving Operations

In anticipation of a proposed skydiving business at the Hermiston Municipal Airport, the Hermiston City Council on Monday night established a set of minimum...
Hermiston City Council

Hermiston Council Holds Off on Annexation Plans

A proposal to annex 14 acres of land into the city of Hermiston so that Good Shepherd Medical Center can sell a portion of...
Landing Days

Landing Days Highlights Umatilla History

Large crowds drifted through the Umatilla Marina on Saturday to celebrate the city's 151st anniversary with the annual Umatilla Landing Days. “It's great. I think...

Driver Suffers Serious Injuries in Accident

A Patterson, Wash., man was seriously injured in a collision Saturday night on Highway 207 near Hermiston. According to Oregon State Police Sgt. Seth Cooney,...

Fire Damages Hales Restaurant

Fire broke out at Hale’s Restaurant early Friday morning. The fire means both “good” and bad news for the owners and customers of the downtown...

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