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Crude Oil Prices Plummet on News of Omicron Variant; Are Gas Prices Next?

Crude oil prices have tumbled after news of the Omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19, and that’s expected to put some downward...

State Rep. Greg Smith Congratulates New House Republican Leader

Oregon State Rep. Vikki Breese-Iverson (R-Prineville) was selected on Tuesday by House Republicans to serve as the Oregon House Republican Caucus Leader. She replaces Rep. Christine Drazan...

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...

UCFD#1 to Hold Blood Drive Friday

The Umatilla County Fire District #1 will hold its bi-monthly blood drive with the American Red Cross on Friday, Dec. 3. The blood drive will...
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TRCI Inmate Dies

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Loren Eugene Sicks, died Sunday morning. Sicks was incarcerated at Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in...

Nov. 30: Umatilla County Health Reports 28 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 28 new cases of COVID-19 - an increase of 17 over Monday's total Today's new cases bring the county's overall...

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....

Nov. 29: Umatilla County Health Reports 11 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 11 new cases of COVID-19. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 15,097. There are 831 presumed cases...

Umatilla County Recieves More Money for Restaurant Relief Grants

The Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center announced on Thursday that Umatilla County has received additional dollars to fund the Restaurant Relief Grant to...

E. Oregon Businesses Encouraged to Register for Entrepreneur Day

Eastern Oregon University Small Business Development Center, a partner with the Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center will host Entrepreneur Day on April 19,...

Former Councilor, Radio Station Owner Harmon Springer Dies at 89

Former Hermiston City Council member and longtime radio station owner Harmon Springer died. Springer, who owned and operated KOHU, died Nov. 19 at the age...

CAPECO Offering Free Fall Prevention Webinar on Dec. 6

CAPECO's Area Agency on Aging is offering a free fall prevention webinar in partnership with Providence Health & Services. The webinar takes place Monday, Dec....

Nov. 24: Umatilla County Health Reports 180th COVID-19 Death

Umatilla County Health today reported the 180th county resident has died from COVID-19. Umatilla County’s 180th death with COVID-19 is a 90-eight year old male...

HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: Nov. 20: Alex Morales Rodriguez, 25, was arrested on the 1300 block of N. First...

HSD, in Response to State Revision, Not Requiring Masks Outdoors

In response to the state’s announcement today, Hermiston School District will follow state guidance and not require individuals to wear a mask when outdoors. The...

Nov. 23: Umatilla County Health Reports 3 More COVID-19 Deaths

Umatilla County Health today reported three more county residents have died from COVID-19. The latest COVID-19 deaths bring the county's total to 179. A previous...

Nov. 22: Umatilla County Health Reports 177th COVID-19 Death

Umatilla County Health today reported the 177th county resident has died from COVID-19. Umatilla County’s 177th death with COVID-19 is a 93-year-old male who tested...

Hermiston Parks & Rec Department Hosting Open Gym at EOTEC

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is hosting Open Gym at Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center, 1705 E. Airport Road. Play days are Monday...

Senate Confirms Chuck Sams as National Parks Service Director

The United States Senate unanimously approved the nomination of Chuck Sams as National Park Service Director after U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., went to the Senate floor...

Nov. 19: Umatilla County Health Reports 6 New COVID-19 Deaths

Umatilla County Health today reported six more county residents have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in the county to 176. Umatilla...