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HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: Feb. 18: Marialee Pabon, 31, was arrested near W. Hermiston Avenue and N.W. Fourth...
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Columbia Development Authority Board Cancels Feb. 27 Meeting

The Columbia Development Authority Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 27 has been canceled. The board's scheduled public hearing, also set for Feb. 27, has...

Feds to Collect on Defaulted PPP, EIDL Loans Beginning March 4

The Umatilla Electric Cooperative's Small Business Resource Center announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin referring defaulted PPP and EIDL loans...

Farm City Ag & Home Expo Kicks Off Today, Continues on Saturday

The second annual Farm City Ag & Home Expo gets under way today and continues on Friday, Feb. 23-24, at the Eastern Oregon Trade...
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First Christian Church to Host Free Open Table Lunch Each Monday

The First Christian Church in Hermiston hosts an open table meal at 11 a.m. each Monday. The meal is free to anyone in need. The...

AARP Offers Free Tax Preparation Assistance in Hermiston, Lexington

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is available beginning in February in Hermiston and Lexington. People do not have to be an AARP member to utilize...

Applications Open for 2024 Hermiston Civic Leadership Academy

The city of Hermiston is now accepting applications to join the 2024 Hermiston Civic Leadership Academy, a chance for residents to grow their leadership...

Ongoing Morrow County Ambulance Conflict Leads to Funding Fallout

During a Morrow County Board of Commissioners meeting in Irrigon Wednesday, Feb. 21, the intensity of emotions around the county’s ambulance service conflict seeped...

Initial Columbia River Spring Chinook Season Dates Announced

 Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington adopted initial recreational spring Chinook seasons on the Columbia River during a joint state hearing today. Effective March 1...

Campus Life to Host Fund-Raiser Event at Community Center

Hermiston Campus Life will host The Gathering this Friday, Feb. 23 at the Hermiston Community Center, 415 S. Highway 395. Doors open for the sixth...
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Chamber, Rep. Greg Smith to Host Legislative Luncheon on March 27

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce and State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) will host a Legislative Luncheon on Tuesday, March 27 at the Hermiston Community...

Hermiston’s Farm City Ag & Home Expo Gears Up for 2nd Year

Organizers are plowing ahead with the second annual Farm City Ag & Home Expo on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24, at the Eastern Oregon...

Oregon Permanent Standard Time Bill Survives After Senate Splits

By Julia Shumway/Oregon Capital Chronicle An effort to switch Oregon to permanent standard time will live to see another day after hitting a temporary roadblock...

Hermiston Downtown Banner Contest Seeks Entries for Area Artists

Local artists are encouraged to help showcase what makes life sweet in Hermiston by entering the 2024 Downtown Banner Contest. The contest, sponsored by the...

Good Shepherd Offering 5 $2,000 Scholarships to Area Students

The Good Shepherd Health Care System Auxiliary is again offering five $2,000 scholarships for area students planning to pursue a career in the health...

2024 Eastern Oregon Career Expo Takes Place April 3 in La Grande

The 2024 Eastern Oregon Career Expo, presented by the Eastern Oregon Workforce Board, is set for April 3 at Eastern Oregon University in La...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd’s Lunch & Learn Event Takes Place on Thursday

Good Shepherd Health Care System’s next free Lunch & Learn event is set for this Thursday, Feb. 22 from 12 to 12:30 p.m. Good Shepherd’s...

ODFW Announces 2025 Annual Wildlife Art Competition

Artists from across the stsate are invited to compete in one or all three of the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife's 2025 stamp...
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Columbia Development Authority Board to Meet on Feb. 27

The Columbia Development Authority Board will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Port of Morrow's Commission...
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Martha’s House to Offer Free Workshop on Mentor Training March 9

Martha’s House, a transitional family housing program in Hermiston, is offering a free mentor training workshop on Saturday, March 9 from 9-11 a.m. at...