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Generation College Award

HHS Generation College Wins Statewide Honor

Hermiston High School’s Generation College program received The Excellence in Access Award this week. The award, presented by the Oregon College Access Network (OrCAN), is...
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...

Boardman Honors Citizens at Awards Banquet

Boardman residents are a hardy bunch, especially when it comes to honoring their own. Despite the freezing temperature and piles of snow, around 100 people...
Girl Scouts Donate to Schools

Girl Scouts Give Back to Local Schools

Hermiston Girl Scout Troop 51444 believes that no student should be without the equipment that they need in order to get a proper education. That...
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...
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 –...
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...
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...
Gilbert Davis Diploma

MYSTERY SOLVED: Diploma to Go to Grad's Son

A diploma lost for almost a century will soon be on its way home. The Umatilla School District recently received a package from the Oregon...
Umatilla Moratorium

Umatilla Puts Moratorium on Adult Businesses

The Umatilla City Council unanimously passed a 120-day moratorium on adult businesses Tuesday night. The moratorium will prevent any new adult businesses – defined in...
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...

Hermiston Girls Take 3rd in State Tourney

The Hermiston girls basketball team took home the third-place trophy at the state 5A basketball tournament in Eugene on Saturday. The Bulldogs, led by a...
Bridal Show

Brides-To-Be Have Their Day in Hermiston

Engaged women from Hermiston and the surrounding area were greeted with brightly colored leis at the entrance to the Hermiston Conference Center on Sunday. The...
BMCC Forum

Voters Offer Reasons Why BMCC Measure Failed

Umatilla County voters said ‘no’ to Blue Mountain Community College last month when the school asked for support to build three new workforce development...
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...

Cities Offer Meals for Children and Adults

Fifty-eight children and eight adults enjoyed chili, cornbread, ice cream and a salad bar Thursday night at Umatilla High School. For the kids, the meal...
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...

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...
Tall Ships

Tall Ships Pass Through McNary Dam

The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain made their way through McNary Dam Tuesday afternoon on their way to an overnight stay at the...

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