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Red Cross to Hold Blood Drive at Good Shepherd on June 17

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Monday, June 17 at Good Shepherd Health Care System in Hermiston. The blood drive will...

Umatilla Electric Cooperative Warns Community of Scamming Efforts

Consumers with water, gas and electricity connections have long been targets for utility scams. But in today’s digital world, every swipe and click increases...

Boardman Offering Low-Cost Rabies Vaccinations on June 15

The city of Boardman will hold a low-cost rabies vaccination event on Saturday, June 15. Rabies is a fatal disease of the brain and spinal...

Good Shepherd Offering Free 12-Week Class on Tai Chi for Better Balance

Good Shepherd Health Care System is offering a free Tai Chi for Better Balance course at the Hermiston Senior Center, 255 N.E. Second St. The...

Boardman to Hold Community Input Session on Municipal Codes

The city of Boardman will hold a community input session on Monday, June 24. The session is from 6 to 7 p.m. at Boardman City...

City of Pendleton Names Jeff Brown Director of Public Works

Jeff Brown has been named the new public works director for the city of Pendleton. He will take over the leadership position on July...

HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: June 10: Brandie Kay Lynn Lorenzo, 32, was cited and released on the 100...

City Council OKs New Stop Signs – After They Already Were Put Up

The Hermiston Street Department jumped the gun recently by putting up new stop signs in town before the Hermiston City Council approved them. A resolution...

Hermiston Cinema Offering Free Movies for Kids this Summer

A variety of children’s movies can be viewed for free on Wednesdays and Thursdays starting June 19 at Hermiston Stadium 8 Cinema, 355 W....

Umatilla District to Break Ground Tonight on New Middle School

The Umatilla School District will hold a ground-breaking ceremony for its new intermediate school this evenng, June 11, at 7 pm. The event will be...

Good Shepherd Hosting Memorial Service, Butterfly Release on June 15

Good Shepherd Health Care System’s Vange John Memorial Hospice is holding a Community Memorial Service & Live Butterfly Release on Saturday, June 15 in...

Man Sues Umatilla County Fire District No. 1 for $700,000

Umatilla County Fire District No. 1 faces a $700,000 lawsuit claiming one of its staff ran a red light in an ambulance and caused...
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ODOT Begins Work on Intersection of SW Dorion Avenue-SW First Street

The Oregon Department of Transportation has begun work in downtown Pendleton to replace signal poles, upgrade traffic signals and make ADA improvements at the intersection of...

UEC Taking Registrations for 2024 Hydromania Summer Science Camp

Umatilla Electric Cooperative is now registering students for the free 2024 Hydromania Summer Science Camp. The camp is designed for students who have completed the...

M.C. Sheriff’s Office Confirms Missing Toddler in Heppner Found Safe

The Morrow County Sheriff's Office confirmed a searcher Sunday morning, June 9, found the boy who went missing the night before in Heppner. The sheriff's...

FBI Warns Public to Beware of Scammers Posing as Federal Agents

By Lynne Terry/Oregon Capital Chronicle Beware of FBI agents seeking bags of cash – or gold. The FBI’s Portland division warned the public about an increase...

HHS Hosts First Advanced Business Procedures Networking Social

Hermiston High School held its first annual Advanced Business Procedures (ABP) Networking Social at the Next Chapter Book Store and ended the event at the...

Umatilla County Fair Office Returns to E.O. Trade & Event Center

The Umatilla County Fair office has returned to the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center, 1705 E. Airport Road, Hermiston. With the theme “A Blue Ribbon Future,” this...

Pump Prices Continue to Decline as Hurricane Season Begins

The national and Oregon averages for a gallon of regular gas have fallen to their lowest prices since March. The driving factors are lower crude...

Boardman City Council Approves Garbage Rate Increase

The Boardman City Council voted to increase garbage rates at its June 4 meeting. Kevin Miracle of Sanitation Disposal requested the rate increase from the...