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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

SHIBA to Provide Medicare Help

The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) program will present Medicare 101, a free resource and class on understanding Medicare. The class will take place...

Beas-Fitzgerald Resigns from Council; Roy Barron to Fill Out Her Term

Hermiston City Councilor Clara Beas-Fitzgerald has resigned and the recently-elected Roy Barron will fill out the remainder of her term. Beas-Fitzgerald submitted a letter of...
Hermiston School District

Hermiston School District to Soon Register Students for School Year

Hermiston School District schools will assist parents with on-line registration/renewal of information, weekdays from July 30-August 10. Elementary and middle schools will have staff and...

Hermiston Police Officers to Reward Kids for ‘Doing the Right Thing’

The Hermiston Police Department will be keeping a close eye for kids doing “the right thing.” HPD and 7-Eleven are again teaming up to reward...

Farm Fair Now Registering Vendors

The 45th annual Hermiston Farm Fair is set for Nov. 28-30 at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center. Registration is now open for businesses...

Hermiston, Portland to Renew Friendly Seed-Spitting Rivalry on Aug. 3

Hermiston city officials will be traveling to Portland on Friday, Aug. 3 to take part in the annual Hermiston-Portland Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest and...

Hospital’s New In-Home Care Program Holding Career Fair

Good Shepherd Home Health and Hospice, a new in-home care program coming soon from Good Shepherd Health Care System, is recruiting Personal Home Caregivers...

Hermiston City Council Looking to Update Mobile Vending Policies

The city of Hermiston is working to update its mobile vending policies that will likely include a food pod where multiple food vendors will...

Boardman City Council to Hold Special Meeting, Executive Session

The Boardman City Council will hold a special meeting tonight to consider a grant application as well as consider the employment of a staff...
Good Shepherd Medical Center

Good Shepherd Welcomes New Pediatrician to Hermiston

Pediatrician Lina Castillo, M.D., is an idealist. When conversing with her, it does not take long to discover what Castillo’s passion is – children. She...

Motorist Dies in Early Morning Wreck

A Pendleton man died early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle rollover accident on State Highway 11. Just before 3:30 a.m., Oregon State Police troopers and...

Gas Prices Holding Steady

Pump prices are fairly steady this week with slight increases or decreases in most states. For the week, the national average for regular adds...
Calendar: Ribbon Cutting

Chamber to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Subdivision

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony today at noon for Wolf Run, Hermiston’s newest premier subdivision. The event...

Senate Republicans Withdraw Nomination of Ryan Bounds

Senate Republican leadership today withdrew the nomination of Ryan Bounds for the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Bounds is a former Hermiston resident and the...

Hermiston Police Says Door-to-Door Solicitor Does Not Represent HPD

The Hermiston Police Department is cautioning residents about a person going door to door claiming to represent the local police. “We received a report of...

‘Little Sheriff’ Joins Sheriff’s Office

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office has temporarily increased its staff with the addition of 10-year-old Nathan Betts, who has been tapped as “Little Sheriff...

Police Often Forced to Deal with People Suffering from Mental Illness

Like all law enforcement across the country, Hermiston police officers deal with criminal activity every day. Often, however, the crimes are not committed by...

Walden Holds Hearing on Expanding Broadband Access in Rural Areas

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) held a hearing this week to examine solutions to expand broadband access for rural communities in Oregon and...
Meeting

Hermiston Chamber to Host Monthly Business Luncheon on July 24

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host its Business to Business luncheon on Tuesday, July 24 at Bennett Botanical Gardens, 32632 E. Punkin Center...
Calendar: Ribbon Cutting

Hermiston Chamber Set to Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Cell Fix

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow, July 18 at noon for The Cell Fix. The...

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