DuPont Pioneer Plans Further Expansion

DuPont Pioneer announced on Wednesday plans to increase capacity at its Hermiston IMPACT™ research location. The expansion, which is already under way and is expected...

Sanitary Disposal to Hold Clean-Up Week

Spring is here and that means the yard we’ve been neglecting all winter needs a lot of work and a lot of cleaning up. To...

Re-Funding to Save Hermiston Taxpayers $440,000

Just as homeowners take advantage of lower interest rates by refinancing their homes, the city of Hermiston is looking to do the same by...

Hermiston Moves to Annex Land

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to initiate annexation of 6.5 acres of land that will be used for the development of single-family...

2 Men Face Drug, Trespassing Charges

Hermiston police arrested two men on drug and criminal trespass charges following an incident at the Agape House. On March 7 at around 10 p.m.,...

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...
Ghost Hunters Northwest

In Pursuit of Ghostly Encounters

Ghost Hunters Northwest works to prove -- or debunk -- the existence of ghosts In the dead of the night, when most of us are...
Tillamook Cheese, Boardman

Construction Begins on Tillamook Plant Expansion in Boardman

The Tillamook County Creamery Association say the facility will expand by more than 63,000 square feet. The expansion will add whey processing capabilities to Tillamook’s...
Wyden town hall

Wyden Holds 658th Town Hall Meeting

Energy, Social Security, Washington gridlock and the legalization of marijuana were among the many topics addressed by Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden on Monday, Feb....

Heppner Plans 3-day St. Patrick’s Celebration

Heppner’s annual Wee Bit O’Ireland celebration will be held Friday through Sunday, March 15-17. The three-day event will feature vendors, music, art shows, games,...

Benefit concert set for Stanfield

Stanfield Baptist Church, 310 E. Wheeler Ave. The event is free to the public, but a free-will offering will be taken. All proceeds will...

Hermiston Offers Prescription Discount Card

The city of Hermiston today launched a program to help provide residents with some relief from the high cost of prescription medications. Through the program...

Museum to Host Dinosaur Day Camp

The Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon will host Dinosaur Day Camp from 12:30-2:30 p.m., Monday, March 25. The event features a dinosaur-theme party. The...

Bullet Creek to Perform at Wildfire Sports Bar

Bullet Creek will perform country rock Saturday, March 23 at the Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. There...
Hermiston grapples with mobile vendor regulations

Hermiston grapples with mobile vendor regulations

Hermiston City Councilor George Anderson likened the city’s efforts to agree on a set of regulations for mobile vendors to herding cats. He may...

ARC to host Activity Night

The Arc of Umatilla County will host its Activity Night from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26 at the ARC building, 215 W. Orchard Ave.,...

Wrestling Team Wins Seventh State Title

The Hermiston Bulldogs have built a reputation as the state’s 5A powerhouse in wrestling and they upheld that reputation during the Oregon wrestling championships...

Orchid sale set for Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Medical Center will be the site of an Orchid Sale, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12. The sale...

Assault investigation leads to arrest

A Hermiston man was arrested and charged with second-degree assault following an incident on S.E. Fourth Street on Feb. 21. Hermiston police were called to...