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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 &...
George Bennett

Pearl Harbor Survivor Overcame Early Tragedies

Longtime Hermiston Resident, George Bennett, Passes Away at Age 90 George Bennett was a mere 17-year-old radioman stationed at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked...
Robotics

Robotics Workshop Set for August

For the second year in a row, the Intermountain Education Service District and the Umatilla School District are partnering to create an opportunity for...
Community Garden

Ideas Taking Root at Community Garden

On Saturday morning, volunteers and gardeners began preparing a plot of land behind Good Shepherd Medical Center to become Lovin’ Spadefuls, the Hermiston community...
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...
Hermiston Brand Identity

Hermiston Unveils City's Brand Identity

Hermiston has been growing steadily for the past 10-15 years, fueled in large part by its agricultural industry. With an eye on future growth, the...

TRCI Getting Back to Normal After Chickenpox Cases

For most of us, “chickenpox” conjures images of red, itchy blisters, oatmeal baths and vaccinations. For the staff at Two Rivers Correctional Institution, however, chickenpox...
Wolf

Can You Tell the Difference Between a Wolf and a Coyote? Take the Quiz

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has launched a new online Coyote and Gray Wolf ID Quiz to help people differentiate between wolves and...

Resident Seeks to Silence Noisy Neighbor

When she first saw her new neighbor, Susan Jones thought he was cute. That all changed one morning around 3:21 a.m. when her new...
Dana Clark on Sex Trafficking

The Dark World of Human Trafficking

Rotarian Sheds Light on Sex Slave Market Slavery as we know it may have ended with the Civil War, but there’s another kind of slavery...

Soccer Tourney Set for May 3-5

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department will hold the Hermiston Cup Soccer Tournament May 3-5 at the soccer fields at Rocky Heights Elementary School. Players...
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...
Hermiston School District

Hermiston School District Responds to Trump’s DACA Decision

The Hermiston School District issued a statement in reaction to President Trump’s announcement on Tuesday that he is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood...
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...
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...
George Anderson Resigns

Anderson Resigns from Hermiston City Council

On the night when the Hermiston City Council gained a new city manager, it lost one of its fellow members when George Anderson unexpectedly...
Hermiston Library Birthday

Library Celebrates 100 Years of History

There were 2,509 Carnegie Libraries built between 1883 and 1929 – 1,689 of them in the United States. On Friday, the Hermiston Public Library...

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