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HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: Jan. 22: Hermelinda Chavez-Claudio, 30, was arrested on the 1300 block of N. First...

Umatilla County Special Library District Board to Meet Thursday

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 27. The meeting will be via zoom. A copy of the agenda...

Good Shepherd Offering Free Caregivers Workshop

Good Shepherd Health Care System is offering the free Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop from Jan. 31 through March 7. This six-week workshop gives caregivers...

Hermiston Senior Center Serving Lunches on Tuesdays & Thursdays

The Hermiston Senior Center is now serving in-house meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Those planning to attend lunch are asked to call 541-567-3582 before 11...

Oregon Women for Ag State Convention Set for Feb. 24-26

The Eastern Oregon chapter of Oregon Women for Agriculture will host the organization’s 2022 state convention in Boardman on Feb. 24-26. The three-day event includes...

Port of Morrow CEO Ryan Neal Dies from COVID-19 Complications

Ryan Neal, the executive director of the Port of Morrow, died on Tuesday. The Port of Morrow released a statement saying Neal, 40, had died...

Jan. 21: Umatilla County Health Reports 316 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 316 new cases of COVID-19 - an increase of 25 over Thursday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall...

OSU Extension’s Garden Challenge Returns for Its Third Year

The Grow This! Oregon Garden Challenge, Oregon State University Extension’s statewide seed giveaway, has returned for a third year to continue promoting fruit and...

Artist Resilience Program Now Accepting Grant Applications

Oregon artists may now apply to the Artist Resilience Program, administered by the Oregon Arts Commission. The program is in partnership with the Oregon Community Foundation...

State Rep. Greg Smith Announces 2022 Legislative Priorities

On Feb. 1 the Oregon Legislature will convene the 2022 Legislative Session. State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) offered the following statements regarding District 57...

Jan. 20: Umatilla County Health Reports 291 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 291 new cases of COVID-19 - eight less than Wednesday. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 19,181....

Morrow County District’s Grad Rate 15% Higher Than State Average

The Oregon Department of Education released graduation rates for the 2020-21 graduating class today and it shows the Morrow County School District (MCSD) continuing...

Stokes Landing Senior Center in Irrgion Offering Drive-Through Meals

Stokes Landing Senior Center, 195 N.W. Opal Place in Irrigon, is offering drive-through meals. Meals are to be picked up between 12 and 12:30 p.m....
Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees Can Be Recycled at Butte Park Now Through Jan. 31

Hermiston residents may bring their Christmas trees to Butte Park through Jan. 31 to be chipped into ground cover for the city’s parks and...

Jan. 19: Umatilla County Health Reports 299 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 299 new cases of COVID-19. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 18,890. There are currently 926 presumptive...

SAGE Center to Host Family-Friendly Movie Night on Jan. 21

The SAGE Center, 101 Olson Road in Boardman, will host a family-friendly movie event this Friday, Jan. 21. Jungle Cruise will be showing at 6...

I-84 Lanes Now Open

Interstate 84 westbound lanes are now open in eastern Oregon. The eastbound lanes were open around 12:30 p.m. Both OR 204 and OR 245 are...

Viles Named New Admistrator for Hermiston Municipal Court

Jillian Viles has been selected as the new court administrator for Hermiston Municipal Court. Viles moved to Hermiston in June 2016 and most recently worked...

Jan. 18: Umatilla County Health Reports 702 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 702 new cases of COVID-19 - an increase of 453 over Friday's total. Today's case number includes new cases reported...

Happy Canyon Board Announces New President, 2 New Directors

The Happy Canyon Board of Directors held its annual stockholders meeting Jan. 5and selected Kenzie Hansell of Athena as its 2022 president. “I am honored to...