Elijah Waters to Speak at Living Faith Church

Pastor Elijah Waters will speak at the Living Faith Church, 1611 Diagonal Boulevard, Hermiston, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17. The event is open...

Walden Outlines Concerns Over EPA

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) today met with Dennis McLerran, Region 10 Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and conveyed concerns about his agency’s...

Former Umatilla Resident Earns Doctorate

When one wishes to reach a high point – top of a mountain, fastest race – it takes a lot of work and sacrifice....
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Umatilla Fire Second-Costliest in District History

Fire May Have Been Caused by Cigarette Tuesday’s fire in Umatilla is the second most costly in the fire district’s history. The fire destroyed four homes...

School District Updates Attendance Guidelines

To improve student attendance rates as required by the new State Achievement Compact, the Hermiston School District will change its attendance recording practices and...

Smith-Sponsored Business Bill Clears Hurdle

A bill to establish the Office of Small Business Assistance in the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office cleared a key legislative hurdle on Tuesday. Sponsored...

Golf Tourney to Benefit United Way

The fifth annual United Way Golf Tournament will be held on July 22 at the Wildhorse Championship Golf Course in Pendleton. The golf tournament...

Chamber Panel to Discuss Unmanned Aircraft in Ag

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will host a panel discussion on agriculture later this month. “They’re Not Drones: Potatoes and the Future of Unmanned Aircraft”...
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EOTEC to Move Forward with New Project Manager

The Hermiston City Council, acting on the recommendation of the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center board, voted Monday night to terminate its contract...

Hermiston Adopts 2013-14 Budget

The Hermiston City Council adopted its 2013-14 budget Monday night with an amendment to upgrade the city’s e-mail server and software. The $50,558,023 budget comes...
SAGE Center Anniversary

Free Tour of SAGE Center set for Friday

If you missed the free tours given by SAGE Center last weekend during its grand opening, you might want check out the free, after-hours...
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Landing Days to Bring Umatilla's Past to Life

This year’s Landing Days will give people a chance to see what Umatilla looked like prior to it being relocated in the mid-1960s. Originally platted...

Motel Closure Cuts into Umatilla's Grant Program

The city of Umatilla awarded more than $9,000 in grants Tuesday, but the future of the Transient Room Tax Grant program could be in...
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Classic Vessels Make Stop in Umatilla

The sails of two 18th-century ships touched the sky at the Umatilla Marina on Thursday. The Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and...
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Bixler Named Interim Principal at Highland Hills

Pendleton High School’s assistant principal has been recommended to serve as interim principal at Highland Hills Elementary School for the 2013-14 school year. Brad Bixler...

McNary Dam Run set for June 22

Are you a runner? Do you like to support local charities? Then this is the run for you. The McNary Dam Run is set for...

IMESD Receives $5,000 Grant

The Intermountain Education Service District recently received a $5,000 grant from CenturyLink. The grant money will be used to fill technology needs to schools in...

Latino Business Network to Meet June 12

The Latino Business Network, partnering with the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, will meet on Wednesday, June 12 at 9 a.m. at Las Mananitas Mexican...

United Way Golf Tourney set for July 22

The fifth annual United Way of Umatilla & Morrow Counties Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, July 22 at Wildhorse Championship Golf Course....
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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...