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Man Tries to Steal Pick-Up Truck with Victim Clinging to Running Board

A Hermiston man had a harrowing experience Sunday morning when he tried to stop a man from stealing his pick-up truck. According to the Hermiston...

Wyden to Hold Town Hall in Umatilla, Morrow Counties This Week

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold town halls this week in several counties including Umatilla and Morrow counties. These upcoming town halls will increase to...

Hermiston Chamber to Host Grand Opening on April 4 for Guild Mortgage

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, April 4 for Guild Mortgage. The event will take place...

BMCC Earns National Honor

Blue Mountain Community College was honored for excellence in advertising at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) annual conference in Las...
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BMCC Basketball Player Earns Conference Academic Honors

Blue Mountain Community College women’s basketball player Miah Slater was honored with the Northwest Athletic Conference Winter Academic Excellence Award for her achievement in...
Good Shepherd Medical Center

Good Shepherd to Host Event Focusing on ‘Surgery & You’ April 25

Good Shepherd Health Care System will host GoodHealth Live: General Surgery & You on Wednesday, April 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. The event...

Tickets on Sale for Irrigon’s Citizen Recognition Banquet Set for April 6

The Irrigon Chamber of Commerce will present “Time to Shine,” Irrigon’s Citizen Recognition Banquet, on Friday, April 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at...
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Hermiston Police Department Investigating Tuesday Night Shooting

The Hermiston Police Department is investigating a fight on Tuesday that led to gun shots being fired. Tuesday night around 8:30 p.m., Hermiston officers responded...

Oregon Gasoline Prices Climb Above $3 Mark for First Time Since 2015

With the arrival of spring, gas prices are spiking across the country with some states seeing double-digit increases for the week. The national average for...
Umatilla I-82 Bridge

Interstate 82 Exit Ramps to Close for Pavement Work During April

The Oregon Department of Transportation will close the Interstate 82 Exit 1 on/off ramps to and from Highway 730 intermittently for pavement work beginning...

HPD to Pet Owners: Be Cool and Don’t Leave Your Buddy in a Hot...

Spring is here with warmer weather on the horizon and the Hermiston Police Department has your pooch in mind. Cpt. Travis Eynon is reminding all...
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Umatilla Looking for Volunteers, Sponsors for Slam Dunk the Junk

The first week of April is Community Cleanup Week in Umatilla, and the city is asking for volunteers and sponsors to help with Slam...

Hermiston School District Announces Kindergarten Registration Dates

The Hermiston School District has announced that the spring kindergarten registration dates are April 9–20. To be eligible for enrollment into kindergarten for the fall,...

Special Ops Exercise to Include Training in Pendleton, Hermiston

Soldiers from an element of U.S. Army Special Operations Command, stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., will conduct a routine military exercise March 26-30...

Oregon Studded Tire Season Extended Through Sunday, April 15

The Oregon and Washington Departments of Transportation have extended studded tire season in the two states until the end of the day Sunday April...

Heppner Man Dies in Single-Vehicle Accident North of Lexington

A Heppner man died Wednesday evening in a single-vehicle rollover just north of Lexington. According to the Oregon State Police, a 1999 Dodge Ram 2500...

$321 Million Contract Awarded to Install 14 Turbines at McNary Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District on Wednesday awarded a $321.3 million contract to Alstom Renewable US LLC to design, manufacture...
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Portions of Boardman Avenue Will Be 1-Way Only During Utility Work

Boardman city officials have issued a traffic alert on N.E. Columbia Avenue for utility work being done for the new apartment complex currently under...

Stanfield Motorcyclist Dies After Crash Involving Commercial Truck

A Stanfield man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a crash near Hermiston involving a motorcycle and semi-truck. The OSP is reporting that a 2001 Harley...

Average Price of a Gallon of Gas in Oregon Inching Toward $3 Mark

Demand for gasoline in the U.S. is at the highest level on record for March and that’s putting upward pressure on pump prices. For the...

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