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Friday, February 15, 2019
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Huckleberry

Stalking the Wild Huckleberry

This story first appeared in the September 2012 issue of Ruralite Each summer of her childhood, Linda Jones would find herself swept up into a...
Mosquito Treatment

District Sprays in Response to West Nile Virus

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District conducted targeted aerial mosquito control spraying with a twin engine airplane after sunset on Sunday. The application took place...

Tribes: Pacific Lamprey Returning to Umatilla River in Record Numbers

Pacific lamprey, a prehistoric fish native to the Columbia River Basin and treasured by Native American people, are returning to Oregon’s Umatilla River in...
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...
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...
Cabin Fever Preview

Cabin Fever to Heat Up Hermiston Stage

John Wambeke grew up in a show business family of sorts. He can remember his parents gathering up local talent from the rural parts...
Smittys Outpost

Smitty's Expands with Outdoor Post

Campers, hunters and anglers in the Hermiston area have a new and convenient place to find the gear they need. Smitty’s Outpost, situated on Highway...
Violet Able

Remembering the Men of Camp Stanfield

Violet Able's Book Chronicles the Story of the CCC in Stanfield The year was 1933 and the country was in the deepest depths of 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...

Good Shepherd's Burke Named 'CEO to Know'

Dennis Burke, president and CEO of Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS), has been named one of the CEOs to Know by Becker’s Hospital...
Veggies

Eat Your Veggies – They Probably Came from Oregon

Once again, statistics show that Oregon is among the nation’s leaders in the production of several types of vegetable crops, whether they are grown...
Hermiston DSA

Hermiston Honors Its Own

Jer Pratton, Mary Corp Take Top Honors at DSA Banquet The lights went down and the stars came out in Hermiston on Wednesday night for...

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...

McNary Dam to Offer Tours in July, August

McNary Lock and Dam will offer tours of the Washington Fish Viewing Room and the navigation lock on Saturdays and Sundays during July and...
HAC 9-21-15

HHS Group Reaches Out to Hispanic Community

Editor's note: This is an updated version clarifying remarks by Claudia Jimenez The tables were turned on the Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee Monday night –...

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