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Hermiston, Oregon
Thursday, April 19, 2018
It's Just Dinner

Would You Rather Go to Court or Eat Dinner?

It’s just dinner – no biggie. The idea is simple, but the ramifications could be huge. A local partnership is adding another tool to the...
Port Appeal

Port in Line for $6 Million for Warehouse, Rail Project

Grant Provides Nearly Half of Funding for Rail Spur, Facility The Port of Morrow is in line to receive $6 million in funding for a...
HHC 3-3-14

Hermiston Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Monday night's Hermiston City Council meeting drew a packed house with the overflow spilling into the city hall lobby. And they weren't there to...

Who's Looking Out for the Children?

When Children Are Removed from the Home, CASA Serves as Their Voice When young children are removed from the home due to problems with the...
Hermiston on the Rise

Hermiston No. 2 on List of Oregon Cities on the Rise

The folks at Nertwallet.com have crunched the numbers and like what they see when it comes to Oregon in general and Hermiston in particular. A...
Dennis Vaccum

They've Got the Dirt on Vacuum Cleaners

Dennis' Vacuum Has Built Loyal Customer Base Over the Years After 30 years of working around vacuum cleaners, Dennis Rogers has seen it all –...

Tickets on Sale for Ed Asner's FDR Performance

Thanks to the ongoing efforts of the Desert Arts Council, history will come to life on Oct. 15, 2013 when Ed Asner brings his...
Megan Kane Walking Tour

Take a Walk Through Hermiston's History

Girl Scout Gold Award Project Highlight's City's Past “If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development.” A local Girl Scout would agree with...
HCC 7-14-14

Council OKs Police, City Manager Contracts

It’s official – Byron Smith will begin the job of Hermiston city manager on Aug. 25. The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to...
Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative

New Goodwill Store Targets July 31 Opening

It won’t be long before Hermiston has a new – and much bigger – Goodwill store. Work is currently under way to renovate the old...
Beach and Beef

Crab Feed Raises $30,000 for Ed Foundation

About 420 people braved the snow outside to celebrate the Wild West and support the Hermiston Education Foundation on Saturday. The fifth annual Beach &...
REAL Oregon

Boardman to Be Part of Ag Leadership Program

Oregon is just one of 14 states without a leadership development program for those tied to the natural resource industries. Until now. REAL Oregon– which stands...
Smoke City

Ordinance Could Put Damper on Smoke City

Smoke City has been in business in Hermiston for about a year. After Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting, however, it’s unclear how much...
Pat Hart Retirement

Thanks, Pat!

300-Plus Friends Attend Pat Hart's Retirement Party For almost four decades, Pat Hart put out fires in Umatilla County. Saturday night, the community returned the...
Murder Charges Dropped

From Murder Suspect to Free Man in 2 Weeks

District Attorney: No Additional Charges to be Filed at This Time In the span of two short weeks, Timothy Allen Kelly went from being a...
Quilt Show

Boardman Quilt Group Adds New Exhibit Categories for 2017 Quilt Show

Two new categories have been added to the Oct. 13-14 Boardman Quilt Show. The categories: People’s Choice Award for ages 9-11; and People’s Choice Award...
Madison Farms

On the Cutting Edge of Hydropower

Madison Farms Implementing Innovative Hydropower Technology Madison Farms in Echo began using a regenerative drive module this spring to generate electricity during the process of...
Freestyle Pizza closed

Strip Club, Business Closures Anger Residents

While businesses come and go in Umatilla, city policies are raising eyebrows, concerns and ire from local residents. John Nichols presented the council with letters...
DEQ Hearing

Both Sides of Coal Project Issue Make Their Case

One-hundred and fifty people signed up to speak in Hermiston at Tuesday’s hearing before the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on a coal export...
Good Shepherd Medical Center

General Surgeon Trading Big Apple for Hermiston’s Watermelon Haven

General surgeon R. Todd Jones, MD, is trading in skyscrapers and taxi cabs for agriculture and glistening streams at Good Shepherd Medical Group (GSMG) upon...