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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Desert Cobbler

Desert Cobbler Stands the Test of Time

These days, when more and more products are becoming disposable, shoe repair shops are becoming less common. However, this change in society has not...
HCC 6-23-14

Hermiston Council Selects New City Manager

The Hermiston City Council voted unanimously Monday night to offer the city manager job to Byron Smith. The selection of the current Fort Madison, Iowa...
Nina Sobotta

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Counselor Opens Private Practice in Hermiston Nina Sobotta isn’t afraid of hard work. That, in part, explains why the full-time minority affairs officer with the...
HCC Gas Utility

Hermiston Looks to Create Gas Utility Company

When the dust settles and the history books are written about Hermiston, it could be said that a mathematical error led to the creation...
Melon-Smashers

An Evening With the Hermiston Melon Smashers

Roller Derby Team Also Smashes Stereotypes I had a distinctly uneasy feeling Wednesday evening as I pulled into the parking lot of a Hermiston establishment....
Nick Levy's Rambouillet

Rambouillets: Built to last

Imposing-Looking Sheep Catch Fairgoers' Attention Take a stroll through the sheep barn on the Umatilla County Fairgrounds and you’ll see dozens of them eating, sleeping...
Fair Ambassadors

Get to Know the 2013 County Fair Ambassadors

The Umatilla County Fair kicks off in less than two weeks, so let’s take a moment to get to know this year’s Umatilla County...
Riverfront Water Recedes

Water Recedes From Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park is beginning to look like Riverfront Park again. The park, much of which was submerged in water after the Umatilla River overflowed late...
Locks of Love 1

Lots of Love for Locks of Love

One by one they sat down and inch by inch the hair came off – a total of more than 500 inches that will...
Bennett Botanical Gardens

Hermiston's Secret Gardens

Bennett Botanical Gardens Hosts Weddings, Dinners, Tours and More Doug and Kris Bennett own and run one of Hermiston’s better-kept secrets: Bennett Botanical Gardens. Since the...

Man Busted After Returning to Scene of the Crime

Hermiston police arrested a man on Tuesday on several charges, including burglary, after he returned to a home he had allegedly burglarized earlier in...

OSP Identifies Motorist Who Was Found Dead

The Umatilla man who was found dead just off Highway 395 nearly Hermiston early Saturday morning has been identified as 59-year-old Rodney Norman Marks. The...

Umatilla Repeals Gun Restriction Ordinance

It’s no longer illegal to carry a firearm into a bar in Umatilla – if you have the correct permits, of course. Until Monday night,...
Umatilla Annexes Land

Amazon Set to Expand Operations in Umatilla

City Annexes Property for New Data Center Amazon subsidiary Vadata, Inc., now owns an additional 30 acres of property in the city of Umatilla. Tuesday night,...
Hotel Occupancy Rates

Little Room at the Inn

City's Hotel Occupancy Rates Exceed State, National Averages It’s not as easy to find a hotel room in Hermiston as it used to be. The...
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...
Umatilla Moratorium

Umatilla Residents Speak Out on Adult Businesses

Umatilla’s residents sounded off Tuesday night in favor of an ordinance that would place a moratorium on adult businesses. If adopted, the ordinance would prohibit...
Joe Franell

EOT to Soon Offer Internet TV

Television viewers in the area looking for an alternative to traditional cable or satellite services won’t have to wait much longer. Eastern Oregon Telecom...
CASA

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...
Fred Ziari

Investment in Ag Centers Said to be 'Game Changer'

Every year another 130 million people are born around the world, while 30 million of us die annually. That leaves a net gain of...

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