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Friday, February 15, 2019
Fair Parade

Parading Through Town

Parade Signals Start of Umatilla County Fair Week Just after 6:30 p.m., the first entrant in the 2013 Umatilla County Fair Parade made its way...
Jump Start Kindergarten

Kindergarteners 'Jump Start' Into School year

From identifying colors to lining up by the classroom door, 40 Umatilla 5-year-olds are getting a “jump start” at the 2013-14 school year this...
Chamber 101

How to Succeed in Business

But You Really Do Have to Try - And the Chamber Is Here to Help Every single business owner, regardless of what product or service...
Farm City Preview

Big Prize Money, Big Fun set for Farm-City

With a total payoff expected to exceed $200,000, there will be a lot at stake for the contestants at next week’s Farm-City Pro Rodeo...
Westland Road Fatal

Driver Dies in Head-On Collision on Westland Road

The driver of a passenger car was killed Wednesday afternoon when it slammed head on into an oncoming semi-truck on Westland Road west of...
Depot Letter

Depot to Reduce Workforce by 100 Today

Demolition Set to Begin on Aug. 15 The Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) will reduce its workforce by about 100 positions today. This Reduction in...

Hermiston District Holding New Student Enrollment

New student enrollment for the 2013-14 school year is now open for the Hermiston School District. The district is holding enrollment for new students entering...
mouse trap

Definitive Guide On How Not To Catch a Mouse

If you type in the words “how to catch a mouse” in the Google search engine, you will find 48,400,000 results pop up. What!?...

Elfering Announces Public Office Hours

Want to talk to Umatilla County Commissioner Bill Elfering but don’t know how to get in touch with him? Problem solved: Elfering has announced...
Flag Ceremony

Cayuse Technologies Celebrates Tribal Diversity

Drum beats echoed through the halls of recently in “song and ceremony” to honor tribal heritage. Staff celebrated with a tribal flag ceremony...

Police Charge Hermiston Man with Car Theft

A Hermiston man faces several charges after being arrested Friday morning for alleged stealing a car on the 900 block of East Main Street. Around...

Fair Board Meeting Rescheduled for July 29

The Umatilla County Fair Board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 29 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Umatilla County...
Truck accident

Truck Driver Dies in Accident on Highway 204

The Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Friday morning's fatal log truck crash that resulted in the death of a 51-year...
Fair Ambassadors

Get to Know the 2013 County Fair Ambassadors

The Umatilla County Fair kicks off in less than two weeks, so let’s take a moment to get to know this year’s Umatilla County...
Linis Rozema

A Labor of Love

Hermiston Woman Devotes Her Time To Knitting Caps for Newborns As a little girl growing up in Stanfield, Linis Rozema resisted the efforts of her...
Water Valve Work

City Crew Replacing Water Valves on Orchard

The water department crew for the city of Hermiston is busy replacing water valves along Orchard Avenue. Roy Bicknell, water superintendent for the city of...

Free Sports Physicals in Boardman

The Columbia River Community Health in Boardman Services will be giving free sports physicals Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 23 from 8 a.m. to...

Irrigon Man Graduating From Apprentice Program

An Irrigon man is among four students who will graduate from the Walla Walla District’s Power Plant Apprentice Program this morning during a 10...

Washington Federal Buys Bank of America branches

Hermiston’s Bank of America is one of 51 branches in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and New Mexico being acquired by Washington Federal. The acquisitions will give...
John Gill

Farm-City Pro Rodeo to Kick Off 26th Year

Hermiston may be small in terms of its population, but there is nothing small-time about the Farm-City Pro Rodeo. For the 26th straight year, the...

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