SAGE Center Anniversary

SAGE Center Readies for Opening Weekend

The Port of Morrow’s Sustainable Agriculture and Energy Center at Boardman – the SAGE Center -- will hold its grand opening on Saturday, June...

2 Woman Face Counterfeiting Charges

Hermiston police have arrested two women in connection with passing counterfeit payroll checks in the Hermiston area. Briannna Marie Rocha, 19, 1150 S. Highway 395...

Armand Larive to Host Knowledge Fair

Armand Larive Middle School will host its 11th annual Knowledge Fair on Thursday, May 30, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the ALMS gym. The...
OSP Car

OSP to Step Up Enforcement Over Weekend

In keeping with the "Click It or Ticket" mobilization running May 20 - June 2, Oregon State Police, county sheriffs and local police agencies...
Umatilla Chamber Broken Into

Ready for the Tourism Season

Umatilla Home to 1 of 9 Welcome Centers in State Perched over the Columbia River, the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center is...
Smith Signs Petition

Smith First to Sign Petition for Renewable Energy

Calling on Oregonians to officially recognize hydroelectric energy as renewable, State Rep. Greg Smith (R – Heppner) kicked off the petition drive for the...

A History of Hermiston Energy Services

In February 1996, Hermiston city officials had met with Pacific Power’s district manager to discuss what they perceived as a deteriorating level of service...
HAC 5-21-13

Committee Talks Immigration, Voting Rights

Voting and immigration dominated the discussion at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee. Committee members talked about the need to form a...

Murdock Wins County Commissioner Race

Pendleton’s George Murdock beat out four other candidates on Tuesday to become Umatilla County’s next commissioner. Murdock tallied 2,547 votes, or 29.8 percent, to turn...

Hermiston School District Employees Honored

Four members of the Hermiston School District were among the 2013 Crystal Apple Award winners. Rick Baher, Jessica Campbell, Michelle Dunkel, and Vicki Rhodes were...

Boardman Chamber Speaker to Discuss Public Transportation

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon on Wednesday, June 19 at the Port of Morrow. The guest speaker will be Jim Beard,...

SAGE Center Offers Free Tours June 1-2

The SAGE Center in Boardman will have its grand opening on the weekend of June 1-2. Free tours will be given that weekend. After the...
HCC 5-20-13

Hermiston Forms Urban Renewal Agency

The city of Hermiston took another step toward the formation of an urban renewal district Monday night by forming an urban renewal agency. The agency...

Morrow County Fair Seeking New Board Members

The Morrow County Fair is looking for some new board members from the Boardman/Irrigon area. The terms are for three years and the board meets...

School District Menus Meet New Standards

At a time when school districts across the country are struggling to meet rigorous, new food standards, Hermiston School District is leading the way. The...
Community Garden 1

Community Gardens Ready for Gardeners

This week, local residents began putting plants in the ground at the two gardens, and space is still available. After years of discussions, the gardens...
Hermiston Public Library

Library Event Aims to Promote Culture of Reading

The Hermiston Public Library is asking for 15 minutes of silence on May 28 in order for the community to read in peace. The library...
Budget committee

Committee Reviews City's $50.5 Million Budget

The Hermiston Budget Committee met for three hours Tuesday night to go over the city’s proposed $50,559,113 budget for fiscal year 2013-2014. The 144-page document...

Hermiston District Shortens Wednesday Schedule

Starting this fall, students in the Hermiston School District will have 45 minutes of free time every Wednesday in order to give teachers time...
School Board Votes

Board Votes To Hire Roberts to Lead Desert View

Michael Roberts will be the next principal at Desert View Elementary School. The Hermiston School Board of Education unanimously approved Roberts' appointment on Monday evening...