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PPP Re-Opens to All Lenders Accepting PPP Applications

Eligible small businesses can now submit Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) First and Second Draw applications to any participating PPP lender starting today. What’s the difference...
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Registration Now Open for Hermiston Little League 2021 Season

Hermiston Little League has announced the opening of registration for the 2021 season. All signups are done on the league’s website. The $10 early bird...

Are Oregon Employees Leaving Dollars On the Table?

Employees may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC or EIC), a benefit for working people with low to moderate income, particularly...

Jan. 21: Umatilla County Health Reports 34 New COVID Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 34 new cases of coronavirus - down 19 from Wednesday. Today's numbers bring the county's overall total to 6,941. There are...
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Parks Department Taking Orders for Fence Pickets for Funland Playground

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is accepting orders for pickets for the new Funland playground. Prices are $100 for a family and $250 for...

Stokes Landing Senior Center in Irrgion Offering Drive-Through Meals

07Stokes 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....
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Hermiston Chamber Seeks New CEO

The Greater Hermiston Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is looking for a new chief executive officer following an announcement from Kimberly Rill...

Cascade Locks Earns $2.4 Million Federal Infrastructure Investment

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced the city of Cascade Locks has earned a $2.4 million federal investment to make power supply...

Altrusa Seeking Nominations for Outstanding Young Citizen Award

The Altrusa International Foundation of Hermiston is seeking nominations for the annual Outstanding Young Citizen Award. The award will be presented at the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce's Distinguished...

Harkenrider Senior Center Offering Delivery, Take-Out Lunches Only

The Hermiston Senior Center has discontinued in-house meals for the time being. Meals on Wheels and take-out meals are still available Tuesdays and Thursdays only....

Jan. 19: Umatilla County Health Reports 68th Death Due to COVID

On a day when the U.S. passed 400,000 deaths due to COVID-19, Umatilla County Health today reported the county's 68th COVID-related death. Umatilla County’s 68th...

Special Election to Determine Who Serves Remainder of Ward IV Term

Hermiston City Councilor Phillip Spicerkuhn will be on the ballot in a special election race that will determine who will fill out the remainder...

State Reminding Students of Upcoming Financial Aid Deadlines

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission’s Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) is reminding all Oregonians about upcoming student financial aid application deadlines. Anyone planning...

Hermiston Chamber Seeks Nominations for Awards Banquet

The exact date of Hermiston’s 51st annual Distinguished Citizens Awards Banquet has yet to be determined, but it will be in late February. The Hermiston...
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Hermiston Residents Can Recycle Christmas Trees at Butte Park

Hermiston residents may bring their Christmas trees to Butte Park through Jan. 31 to be chipped into ground cover for the city’s parks and...

Details of Next Paycheck Protection Program Funding Outlined

The Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center learned details of the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program funding. Business resource center team members just...

Umatilla County Doesn’t Receive Vaccines for 2nd Straight Week

Umatilla County Public Health (UCo Health) announced today that it will again not receive the anticipated COVID-19 vaccine shipment that had been expected, and...

Jan. 15: Umatilla County Health Reports 66th, 67th COVID Deaths

Umatilla County Health today reported two more deaths in the county due to COVID-19. Today is the fourth consecutive day the health department has...

Jan. 14: Umatilla County Health Reports 65th Death Due to COVID-19

For the third straight day, Umatilla County Health is reporting another death due to COVID-19. There are no details available on the county's 65th COVID-related...

Deadline to Submit Nominations for Boardman Citizens Awards is Jan. 15

Tomorrow, Jan. 15, is the deadline for Boardman residents to submit nominations for recipients of this year’s distinguished citizens awards. Presentations are set for March...