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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Mosquito control

District Offers Advice for Keeping Mosquitoes at Bay

When it comes to mosquitoes and the West Nile virus, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that only female mosquitoes bite....

Northeast Oregon Now Goes Bilingual

Northeast Oregon Now is now a bilingual website. We recently added Google Translate which converts the content of the website into Spanish. We are fully...

Hermiston Man Uninjured in Double-Fatal Accident

A Hermiston truck driver involved in a double fatal traffic accident escaped without injury Wednesday afternoon. The Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation...

Snake Causes Power Outage for 1,255 Residents

About 1,255 Hermiston utility customers lost power at 12:15 a.m. today when a snake made its way through protective fencing and damaged equipment in...
Train Derailment

Local HazMat Team Responds to Train Derailment

A HazMat team from Hermiston was among the emergency responders called to the scene of a train derailment in Union County early Wednesday morning. Union...
Mobile Food Vendor Hearing

Food Vendor Subcommittee Wraps Up Final Hearing

The city’s subcommittee on mobile food vendors held its fourth and final public hearing Tuesday night. Now it will comb through the feedback it...
DEQ Hearing

Both Sides of Coal Project Issue Make Their Case

One-hundred and fifty people signed up to speak in Hermiston at Tuesday’s hearing before the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on a coal export...
Hermiston fireworks

City Explains Lack of Fireworks Finale

When the last of the Fourth of July fireworks faded from the night sky Thursday in Hermiston, there were more than a few people...
Smoke City

Ordinance Could Put Damper on Smoke City

Smoke City has been in business in Hermiston for about a year. After Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting, however, it’s unclear how much...
Community Garden 1

Umatilla Community Garden in Need of Help

Umatilla’s community garden has everything it needs to grow a wide variety of vegetables with the exception of just one thing – gardeners. Chelle Hankinson,...

Discount Card Offers Saving But Few Are Using It

A recent report shows both good news and bad news for a free prescription drug discount card available to all Hermiston residents. The good news...

Water Exchange Program Tour Set for Tuesday

The Tour of Knowledge will be visiting Phase II of the Umatilla Project Water Exchange program at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9. The exchange...
July 4th

A Big-Time Fourth of July Celebration

America turned 237 on Thursday and towns around Eastern Oregon played host to the big event. In Hermiston, an all-day patriotic birthday bash was held...

Hermiston FunFest Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 13 Main Stage Entertainment • 8:30 a.m. – Zumba by the Columbia Court Club • 9:45 a.m. – Hermiston Parks & Recreation Dance Troupe • 10 a.m. – John...

Latino Business Network to Meet July 10

The Latino Business Network will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10 at the Hermiston Conference Center. The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce partners with...

Health Department Offers Free Hepatitis A Vaccines

Free hepatitis A immunization clinics for adults are scheduled in Pendleton and Hermiston. A limited number of doses will be available on a first-come,...

Water Bill Passes Through Key Legislative Committee

An Oregon water bill aimed aimed at developing water infrastructure in the Umatilla Basin has made its way through the Joint Ways and Means...

Boardman Chamber Seeks Volunteers for July Fourth

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help with its Fourth of July celebration. Volunteers are needed to serve as greeters for 30...

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