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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
DEQ Hearing

Both Sides of Coal Project Issue Make Their Case

One-hundred and fifty people signed up to speak in Hermiston at Tuesday’s hearing before the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on a coal export...
Smoke City

Ordinance Could Put Damper on Smoke City

Smoke City has been in business in Hermiston for about a year. After Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting, however, it’s unclear how much...
July 4th

A Big-Time Fourth of July Celebration

America turned 237 on Thursday and towns around Eastern Oregon played host to the big event. In Hermiston, an all-day patriotic birthday bash was held...

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...
iCan-Bike 1

Bike Program Gives Kids New-Found Independence

Most of us learn to ride a bike around age 5 or 6. It’s a rite of passage in early childhood that represents no...
G.R.E.A.T. Program 1

Umatilla Program Offers Educational Summer Fun

The sun was shining, but a chill hung in the air inside Tamástslikt Cultural Institute on Tuesday as students huddled around an electronic campfire...
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...
HAC-6-17-13

Mobile Food Vendors – In Search of a Consenus

A small, but keenly interested group of citizens attended the third of four public hearings Monday aimed at shaping an ordinance that would regulate...
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...
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...
Dick Jackson

The Clock Doc

Dick Jackson Brings Dead Clocks Back to Life Dick Jackson has no excuse for ever being late to anything. After all, the Hermiston man has...
Curt Berger

A Life of Hard Work Pays Off for Berger

Here’s a not-so-bold prediction: A few short years from now the Hermiston High School Robotics Club will have several championship banners hanging from the...

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...

Hoffert, Walchli Earn Hoop Honors

Hermiston High School girls basketball coach Steve Hoffert was named Coach of the Year and Heidi Walchli was named to the second team of...
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 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...
Red 2 Red Race, Echo Oregon

More Than 500 Compete in Echo Bike Race

Echo’s population of about 715 jumped by 75 percent over the weekend of March 1-3 as more than 500 bicyclists converged onto the small...
Kennison Field renovation project

Board gives go-ahead to contractor to begin Kennison project work

The Hermiston School District Board voted unanimously to approve construction of the $5 million Kennison Field renovation project and gave the go-ahead for work...

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...

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