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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Hermiston School Committee Seeks Direction for Future Bond Measure

Hermiston residents voted against a $104 million school bond measure a little over a year ago. Now, a committee is trying to figure out...

Fish & Wildlife Is Looking to Simplify Big Game Hunting Regulations

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife is proposing some changes to big game hunting regulations beginning in 2019, the latest in a multi-year...
Football Field

Hermiston High School Offering Multiple Summer Camps

Hermiston High School has announced the long list of Future Dawgs youth sports camps they’re offering this summer, beginning in June. Here’s the rundown: Youth...
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HPD, OSP Arrest ‘Person of Interest’ Related to May 19 Shooting

A Hermiston man considered a person of interest in a shooting that took place on May 19 has been located and arrested. Alex Ahumada, 33,...
Police Response

OSP Focusing on ‘Fatal 5’ Factors Involved in Automobile Fatalities

This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial launch into summer.  Experts already predict that this will be the busiest traffic weekend of the...

Hermiston’s Bryan Wolfe Earns Top Honor for Community Service

Bryan Wolfe of Hermiston has received the Northwest Public Power Association’s top honor for community service. Wolfe, a longtime member of the Umatilla Electric Cooperative...
Farming and Gardening

Oregon Ag Board to Hold Quarterly Meeting in Hood River June 5-7

The Oregon Department of Agriculture proposed budget, Specialty Crop Block Grant project updates, Northwest fruit, and the China Trade Mission update are all on...

Fishery Managers Re-Open Spring Chinook Fishing on Columbia River

Recreational fishermen will get another chance to go after spring Chinook salmon in the Columbia River under seasons adopted on Wednesday by fishery managers...
Hermiston High School

False Alarm at HHS Causes Police Response, Student Evacuation

Two Hermiston students were taken into custody today after activating a fire alarm at Hermiston High School. According to the Hermiston School District, school administrators...

Hermiston Education Foundation Announces Grant Recipients

The Hermiston Education Foundation has awarded nearly $40,000 in grants during two grant cycles this year. The following staff members applied and received grant funds: Fall...

Drivers to Pay Highest Memorial Day Gas Prices in Four Years

Gas prices continue to climb with drivers now paying the highest pump prices leading up to Memorial Day since 2014. For the week, the national...

Chamber Seeks Funfest Vendors

Hermiston’s 13th annual downtown Funfest is set for Saturday, July 14, and the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce invites all who would like to promote...

Spill Surcharge to Cost UEC $200,000

As expected, the Bonneville Power Administration has proposed a surcharge to its wholesale power rates to recover costs associated with increased water spill at...

Morrow County Cultural Coalition Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Morrow County Cultural Coalition is now accepting proposals for the 2019 grant period. Categories for qualifying groups or projects are: literary, historical preservation, visual...
Police Crime Scene

Hermiston Police Searching for Suspect in Saturday Night Shooting

The Hermiston Police Department are looking for a man described as a person of interest in a shooting that took place in Hermiston Saturday...
Puppies

Boardman to Offer Rabies Clinic

The city of Boardman will host a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic given by Dr. Burgess of Country Animal Hospital. Rabies is a fatal disease of...
Highway

Nighttime Paving of Exits 207 and 209 in Pendleton Begins This Week

The Oregon Department of Transportation’s contractor Roy Houck Construction will perform nighttime paving activities to resurface the on and off ramps of Interstate 84 Exit...

UHS Principal Honored with Doug Flatt Memorial Leadership Award

Bob Lorence, principal of Umatilla High School, has been honored as the 2018 Doug Flatt Memorial Leadership Award winner. The award was announced at the...

9 Riverside High Students to Earn High School & College Degrees

On June 2, when the graduating class of 67 Riverside High School students walks across the stage to receive their high school diplomas, a...
Pool

Hermiston Parks Department Plans Summer of Fun for Kids of All Ages

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is serving up several great opportunities for kids to learn from new experiences while enjoying their summer break....

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