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Hermiston Police Arrest Man on Sexual Assault, Kidnapping Charges

Hermiston police arrested a man on Friday, May 17 on charges related to sexual assault and kidnapping. Jonah Cadel Howard, 28, was arrested on charges...

Oregon to Get $5.5 Million to Replace Aging Water Infrastructure

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today that Oregon will receive $5.5 million in federal funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act to...

Lookingglass Creek Set to Open on May 24 for Spring Chinook Fishing

Lookingglass Creek, a tributary to the Grande Ronde River at Palmer Junction, will open to fishing for hatchery spring Chinook on Friday, May 24...
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City of Hermiston Seeking Public’s Input on Mobile Food Vendors

The Hermiston City Council is considering revising its rules regarding mobile food vendors inside the city limits and wants the public's input prior to...

HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: May 14: Aaron Campos, 25, was arrested on the 900 block of S. Highway...

More Oregon Students Are Missing Vaccines, Worrying Health Officials

By Lynne Terry/Oregon Capital Chronicle Oregon health authorities are worried about an infectious disease raging through schools, with almost one in 10 kindergarteners missing at...

Hermiston Community Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Greater Hermiston Community Foundation is seeking applications for its 2024 grant cycle. Local organizations serving Hermiston, Umatilla, Stanfield, Echo, and Irrigon are encouraged to...
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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...
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Umatilla County Special Library District Board to Meet on May 23

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held Thursday, May 23. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at the district...

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...

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...

City of Boardman Announces Winner of the City Motto Contest

The city of Boardman has a new motto – “Small Town, Big Dreams.” Sam Boardman Elementary School students Hadley Coleman turned in the winning name...

Friends of Hermiston Library Holding Annual Book Sale May 30-June 1

Friends of the Hermiston Public Library are having their book sale early this year, May 30-June 1. Member Night will be from 5 to 7...

Small Businesses Eligible for Paid Leave Oregon Assistance Grants

Small employers, in many cases, are eligible for Paid Leave Oregon Assistance Grants. Which employers can receive assistance grants? Small employers (those with fewer than 25...

Umatilla Resident Dies in Crash

One Umatilla resident suffered serious injuries and another is dead from a crash Saturday, May 11, in Benton County. The Benton County Sheriff's Office reported...

States Set Additional Recreational Spring Chinook Days After Update

Following an in-season update of the expected upriver spring Chinook return, fishery managers from Oregon and Washington added 10 additional fishing days for recreational...

Hermiston, New Hope Church to Host Community Recycling Event May 18

Hermiston residents, it’s time to start rounding up your unwanted items (with some exceptions) for free disposal at the Community Recycling Event on Saturday,...

Quiet Week for Gas Prices as National, Oregon Averages Drift Lower

Gas prices continue to drift lower in most states, including Oregon. The major drivers are crude oil prices below $80 a barrel, as well...

Update: City of Umatilla Identifies Victim in Friday’s Deadly Fire

An evening fire Friday, May 10, at a single-story apartment building in Umatilla claimed the life of one occupant. The city of Umatilla on May...

Switchback to Play Live This Weekend at Wildhorse Sports Club

Switchback will perform live on Friday and Saturday night at the Wildhorse Sports Bar in Pendleton. The classic rock and country band takes the stage...