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2014 Hermiston FunFest

Crowds Try to Beat the Heat at Hermiston FunFest

Triple-digit temperatures couldn’t keep the crowds from Hermiston’s Main Street this weekend for the annual FunFest. The action stretched from Highway 395 – where chainsaw...
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...
I 82 Fatal Crash

Hermiston Woman Faces Manslaughter Charges

Charges Stem from March Auto Accident That Killed Ione Man A Hermiston woman is in jail on manslaughter charges in connection with a fatal traffic...
Pendleton Hermiston Preview

Donors Bring Bronze Bulldog to Kennison Field

Amidst the bustling homecoming activities taking place at Hermiston High School during the week of October 14, a different commotion was taking place in...
Dallas 50 years later

Local Residents Recall Dallas – 50 years later

  “From Dallas, Texas, the flash, apparently official: President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time." Those words, spoken by CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite...
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...
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...
SAGE Center

SAGE Center Draws 20,000 During First Year

Interactive Visitor Center Plans New Exhibits in Coming Year Folks in Morrow and Umatilla counties are well aware of the role agriculture plays in the...
395 Quick Stop

Food Mart Takes Convenience to Whole New Level

Hermiston’s newest convenience store takes customer service to a unique level. Situated on Highway 395 between G&S Tire Factory and Sunset Motel, 395 Quick Stop...
Altrusa Diapers

Altrusans Take Up Diaper Duty for Peruvians

Yards of donated flannel are being transformed into cloth diapers by the capable volunteers of Altrusa International of Hermiston. Next month, those garments will...

Berger to be inducted into wrestling hall of fame

Former Hermiston High School head wrestling coach Curt Berger will be inducted into the Oregon Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on...
Precision Irrigated Ag Center Opening

BMCC Officially Opens Precision Irrigated Agriculture Center

If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Thanks to the efforts of Blue Mountain Community College and a host of others, the grand...
Little League Field

Little League Volunteers Prepare For Season

With just three weeks until opening day, volunteers began the annual ritual of readying the Field of Dreams for the 2013 Hermiston Little League...
Hermiston Council

City's Dispatch Center Could Consolidate with County

If the City Council gives its approval at its Aug. 12 meeting, the Hermiston emergency dispatch service will consolidate with Umatilla County’s dispatch service...
Umatilla DCA

Umatilla Honors Community Stars

The theme was “Night of a Thousand Stars” in Umatilla on Friday, but one star both opened and closed the evening at the Umatilla...
BMCC Bond Measure

A Closer Look at the BMCC Bond Renewal Measure

When Blue Mountain Community College marked its 50th anniversary last year, it not only celebrated its first 50 years of existence, it also used...
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...
Umatilla Projects

Umatilla to Improve Foot Traffic Access to Downtown

From one side of town to the other, streets in Umatilla will take on a new look in the near future as plans move...
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...

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