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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
State Sen. Bill Hansell

BMCC, Pendleton Chamber Offer Videoconferences with Legislators

Blue Mountain Community College and the Pendleton Chamber of Commerce have partnered together to host twice-monthly videoconferences with Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) and Rep....

Boardman to Honor Its Tops Citizens at Annual Awards Banquet on Feb. 15

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce will recognize the many residents who contribute their time and demonstrate their support for the city at the 29th...

Apply for Spring Bear Hunt By Feb. 10

The deadline for hunters to apply for a spring bear hunt in Oregon is Feb. 10, including the S.W. Oregon tag which is now...

Oregon Gasoline Prices Slip While National Average Slightly Higher

Gas prices are increasing in nearly half of the states this week, sending the national average for regular slightly higher. For the week, the...
SAR Training

County Search and Rescue Volunteers Honored During Annual Banquet

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) held their annual awards and recognition banquet recently at the sheriff’s office in Pendleton. Volunteer Julie Hendren...

Boardman Fire Department Offering Life-Saving Class on Feb. 1

The Boardman Fire Department will present Heartsaver, a CPR, AED and first aid class, on Friday, Feb. 1 at the Blue Mountain Community College...

Fair Board Picks 2019 Theme, Honors Volunteers During Appreciation Dinner

The Umatilla County Fair Board announced its 2019 fair theme, honored volunteers and named the new fair court during the annual Appreciation Dinner held...

Hermiston Council OKs $19 Million in Various Public Works Projects

The Hermiston City Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve a plan to upgrade the city’s public works system to the tune of about...

Umatilla County Fire District to Hold Blood Drive on Friday

The Umatilla County Fire District will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 The blood drive will take...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here’s a rundown of Hermiston Police Department cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday. According to HPD Cpt. Scott Clark, these are...

Shearer’s Snacks to Hold Job Fair

Shearer’s Snacks, 78035 Highway 207 in Hermiston, is holding a job fair on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shearer’s will be...
BMCC

Blue Mountain’s Presidential Search Down to Final Four Candidates

After a nationwide search, Blue Mountain Community College’s Presidential Search Committee has narrowed its candidates for a new president down to four finalists, and...

Hermiston Bridge Closure Scheduled for Feb. 4 to Allow for Replacement

The bridge located on South First between S.E. Crestline Drive and S.W. Desert Sky Drive will fully close to all traffic beginning Monday, Feb....

Boardman City Council to Discuss Personnel Issues in Executive Session

The Boardman City Council will meet for an executive session on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Boardman City...

Morrow County District’s Graduation Rate Improves Since Last Year

The Morrow County School District improved its overall graduation rate by more than five percentage points, according to numbers released Thursday by the Oregon...

Altrusa Collecting Supplies for Hermiston Warming Station

There's just one week left to donate to the Altrusa International of Hermiston's supply drive for the Hermiston Warming Station. Drop off donations at collection...

Wildhorse Resort Honors Employees

Wildhorse Resort & Casino honored several employees Tuesday night at the Rivers Event Center in Pendleton. Wildhorse CEO Gary George began the evening by highlighting...

State Numbers Show Hermiston Graduation Rates on the Rise

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) released the graduation rates for all public school districts in Oregon and Hermiston High School is touting its...

Third lane for Eastbound Trucks Coming to I-84 at Ladd Canyon

Motorists will be getting a safer drive in the Ladd Canyon area, as the Oregon Department of Transportation and its partners make improvements along...

Oregon Jobless Rate Climbs

Oregon’s unemployment rate rose to 4.1 percent in December from 3.9 percent in November, according to the Oregon Employment Department. Oregon’s unemployment rate has been...

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