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Columbia Development Authority Board to Meet Via Zoom on June 4

The Columbia Development Authority Board will meet on Thursday, June 4. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m.  via Zoom, Meeting ID: 825 2658 7005, Password: 766681 Click...

Hermiston Parks & Rec Department Gearing Up for Summer Camps

Now that Umatilla County has entered Phase 1 of re-opening during the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions have loosened, the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department...

Hermiston School District Cancels Summer Driver Education Classes

The Hermiston School District has canceled summer driver education classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone who needs a refund should send an email to...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

"Wow! What a weekend," said Hermiston Police Department Capt. Travis Eynon. Here’s a rundown of the HPD cases from night shift Friday through night shift...

Wildhorse Resort & Casino Re-Opens with New Guidelines, Limited Hours

Wildhorse Resort & Casino has announced their re-opening, with limited hours and new guidelines to help ensure the health and safety of staff, guests...
Hermiston High School

Hermiston High School to Livestream This Evening’s Baccalaureate

The Hermiston Nazarene Church will sponsor Hermiston High School’s Baccalaureate service on Monday, June 1 at 7 p.m. The keynote speaker is Josh Walker. The...
Hermiston Park

Parks Department Taking Orders for Fence Pickets for Funland Playground

For a limited time, the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is accepting orders for pickets for the new Funland playground. Prices are $100 for a...

Riverside High Announces Changes for Saturday’s Graduation

Due to the inclement weather forecast, Riverside High School Principal David Norton has announced a change in plans for the graduation celebration, set for...

OHA Offering Help for Seniors Battling Mental Health Challenges

With senior living communities trying to limit exposure to COVID-19, many seniors are feeling more isolated than usual. Oregon Health Authority has partnered with...

Hermiston School District Registering New Kindergarteners Online

Hermiston School District is holidng online kindergarten registration now through June 11, for the 2020-2021 school year. Incoming kindergarten students must be 5 years...

May 28: There’s Now 111 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Umatilla County

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) reported a new confirmed cases of coronavirus today. That brings the county's total number of confirmed cases to 111. UCo Health...
Hermiston City Hall

Hermiston City Council Appoints David McCarthy to Empty Seat

The Hermiston City Council filled its vacant seat with the appointment of David McCarthy on Tuesday. McCarthy will fill out the term of John Kirwan,...

Oregon Big Game Raffle Tickets Available Online Until May 30

Want a chance to hunt big game for months and during the rut — or a rare chance to hunt for a bighorn sheep...
Blue Mountain Community College

BMCC Eliminates 23 Positions, Delivers Layoff Notices to 11

Blue Mountain Community College has delivered layoff notices to 11 employees, and ultimately will eliminate 23 positions from the BMCC General Fund budget for...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd Offering Free ‘Fall Prevention Seminar’ on Thursday

Good Shepherd Health Care System is presenting a virtual Fall Prevention Seminar tomorrow, May 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. The event is free...

Face Masks to Be Given Out to Regional Farmworkers on Thursday

With harvest season approaching, Gov. Kate Brown has directed the distribution of approximately 1 million KN95 masks and 5,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to...

May 27: New COVID-19 Case Brings Umatilla County’s Total to 110

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) reported a new confirmed cases of coronavirus today. That brings the county's total number of confirmed cases to 110. Umatilla...

Council Gives Smith OK to Move Forward on New City Hall Plans

Bids to construct a new Hermiston City Hall are expected to go out this summer with a contract awarded in the fall, said Hermiston...

May 26: Umatilla County Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Now Total 109

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) reported four new confirmed cases of coronavirus today. That brings the county's total number of confirmed cases to 109. Three of...

Oregon, Washington Close Columbia River Spring Chinook Season

The departments of fish and wildlife from Oregon and Washington declined to set additional time for spring Chinook salmon fishing on the mainstem Columbia...