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Cost of Hermiston Library Basement Remodel Increases by 7 Percent

The price tag for the new Hermiston City Hall got 7 percent bigger after the Hermiston City Council authorized the issuance of bonds Monday...

City of Umatilla Holding Online Public Forum on Master Park Plan

The city of Umatilla is conducting a Master Park Plan Study and is holding an online public forum on Aug. 13 for input from...

Harkenrider Senior Center Offering Delivery, Take-Out Lunches Only

Because of the large up-swing in COVID-19 cases, the Hermiston Senior Center has discontinued in-house meals. Meals on Wheels and take-out meals are still available...

Oregon Trail Library District Offering WiFi to Those Without Internet

The Oregon Trail Library District is providing WiFi to go for those without internet service at home. The service is funded by Lamb Weston. Internet...

Umatilla-Morrow Head Start Preparing for Online School in September

Preschool teachers at Umatilla-Morrow Head Start will be returning on Aug. 12 to work on plans for virtual services as the organization shifts to...

Express Employment Pros Holding Drive-Thru Job Fair on Aug. 13

Express Employment Professionals, 120 E. Hurlburt Ave. in Hermiston, is holding a Drive-Thru Job Fair this Thursday, Aug. 13. The event goes from 10 a.m....

Aug. 10: Umatilla County Reports 3 Deaths, 44 New COVID-19 Cases

Three more Umatilla County residents have died from coronavirus and health officials today reported 44 new confirmed cases. Umatilla County’s 29th COVID-19 death is a...
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Hermiston District Announces Family Engagement Specialist Position

Hermiston School District has announced that Maria Durón will serve as family engagement specialist. She recently served the district as its communication officer and community...

Stanfield Driver Dies in I-84 Crash

A single-vehicle accident on Interstate 84 resulted in the death of a Stanfield resident on Friday. Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded around...
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Motorcyclist Dies in Accident

A Texas man died Friday in a motorcycle accident on Reith Road just outside of Echo. Around 5 p.m., a caller reported a motorcycle down...

Mosquito Control District to Conduct Aerial Spraying Sunday Evening

The West will be conducting targeted aerial mosquito control spraying with a twin engine airplane after sunset on Sunday, Aug. 9, weather permitting. The application...

Aug. 7: Thirty-One New Cases of COVID-19 in Umatilla County

Umatilla County Health officials today reported 31 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, bringing the county's total thus far to 2,107. There are 126 presumed cases...

Boardman Pool & Recreation Center Set to Re-Open on Monday

The Boardman Pool & Recreation Center has announced Phase 1 guidelines for re-opening on Monday, Aug. 10. Center hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.,...

Bank of E. Oregon, Fans Team Up to Support Local High Schools

Bank of Eastern Oregon is teaming up with fans in the area to support local high schools. By using the Bank of Eastern Oregon mascot...
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Hermiston School District Resuming Onsite Registration Next Week

The Hermiston School District will resume onsite registration and Chromebook collection next week at the district office. On Monday, Aug. 10, the time will be...

Aug. 6: Umatilla County Reports 1 Death, 60 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported another death from coronavirus - the 28th person to die from the virus. Umatilla County’s 28th COVID-19 death is a...

Morrow County Harvest Festival Canceled Over Safety Concerns

With the health and safety of vendors, visitors, the community and employees in mind, the SAGE Center in Boardman has announced that this year’s...

Buyer Registration Begins Monday for M.C. 4-H, FFA Livestock Auction

Buyer registration for the Morrow County 4-H and FFA virtual livestock auction begins on Monday, Aug. 10 and will be open through Aug. 22. Pre-bidding...

Grant Money Available to County Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

The Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center is reminding businesses in Umatilla County that grants are available to those impacted by the coronavirus. Umatilla County...

Aug. 5: Health Department Reports Two More COVID-19 Deaths

Umatilla County Health today reported two more deaths from coronavirus - the 26th and 27th fatalities from the virus. Umatilla County’s 26th COVID-19 death is...