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Morrow County Fair Board Cancels Public Events For This year

In keeping with the COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions handed down from the governor’s office, the Morrow County Fair Board has canceled all public activities...

July 2: Number of Umatilla County COVID-19 Cases Tops 600

Umatilla County Health reported 48 new confirmed cases of coronavirus today Today's report brings the county's total number of coronavirus cases to 614. There have...

Walden Offers Amendment to Help Improve Bridge of the Gods

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) secured a provision in the House Infrastructure bill to ensure access to federal funding to improve safety for vehicles, pedestrians and bikers across the Bridge of the...

Greater E. Oregon Development Corp. Receives $400,000 from CARES Act

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced the Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation (GEODC) has earned a $400,000 federal economic development award that would...

Online Registration Now Open for Umatilla County Fair Exhibitors

Registration for exhibitors at the 2020 Umatilla County Fair is now available online – and only for Open Class youth static entries (non-livestock) and...

Umatilla School District Seeks Public Input on Returning to School

The Umatilla School District has published a draft plan for how school might work this fall and is asking for parent, student and community...

July 1: Health Officials Report 84 New COVID-19 Cases in Umatilla County

Umatilla County Health reported a new record high for confirmed cases of coronavirus with 84 new cases today. Today's report brings the county's total number...

Sheriff’s Office to Take Part in Operation Dry Water July 3-5

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office marine enforcement deputies will participate in Operation Dry Water, which is a national awareness and enforcement campaign focused on reducing...

Umatilla County Hiring Contact Tracers to Collect COVID-19 Data

The Umatilla County Department of Human Resources is taking applications for contact tracers to collect data from individuals who have been or may have...

Umatilla Establishes COVID-Related Small Business Grant Program

The city of Umatilla has established the Umatilla Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program and is taking applications now through July 15. The grant program...

Summer Chinook Fishing Set to Open On Columbia River On July 4

A Columbia River summer Chinook fishery beginning on the upcoming Fourth of July weekend was set today by fishery managers from Oregon and Washington....

Face Coverings Required for Indoor Public Spaces Beginning Today

Beginning today – July 1 – Oregonians statewide are required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces. The guidance applies to businesses and members...

Amazon Web Services Donating Funds to Lessen COVID-19 Impacts

Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC) and Hermiston Energy Services (HES) announced they are working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to donate funds to support local...

June 30: Umatilla County Health Reports 19 New COVID-19 Cases

A total of 19 new confirmed cases of coronavirus was reported today by Umatilla County Health (UCo Health). Today's report brings the county's total number...

Boardman Seeking Mayoral, Councilor Candidates for November Election

The city of Boardman is taking applications for mayor and three councilor positions in the Nov. 3, 2020 general election. Applicants must be at least...

Umatilla Hosting ‘Sweep into Summer’ Clean-Up Event on July 1-2

The city of Umatilla Public Works Department is hosting the Sweep into Summer free community cleanup event on Wednesday and Thursday, July 1-2. Yard debris,...

School District, IMESD to Host Conference for Regional Teachers

Hermiston School District will host a regional Conscious Discipline conference in collaboration with the InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD), July 6-10, at Armand Larive...
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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...

‘Alternatives to Guardianship’ Topic of Online Training Set for Today

Parents of children with developmental disabilities are invited to attend Alternatives to Guardianship, an interactive online training event set for today, June 30 from...

June 29: Umatilla County Reports Fifth Death; 64 New COVID-19 Cases

A fifth Umatilla County resident has died from coronavirus and total of 64 new confirmed cases was reported today by Umatilla County Health (UCo...