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SAGE Center to Be Site of Town Hall with U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz on...

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce will host a town hall discussion with U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) on Monday, Aug. 9 in the SAGE...

Oregonians Paying 43 Cents More Per Gallon of Gasoline Since May

Pump prices have steadily climbed in the last three months and Oregonians are paying, on average, 43 cents more per gallon since early May. The...

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....

Hermiston Seeking Citizens’ Input on Shaping City’s Next 20 Years

The city of Hermiston is asking the community to help lay out the road map for the next couple of decades with its Hermiston...

Apply for PPP Loan Forgiveness Through New Direct Portal

Starting today, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will now allow certain businesses with PPP loans of $150,000 or less to apply directly through a...
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Sports Physicals for Hermiston Student Athletes Set for Aug. 12

Hermiston middle school and high school students will be able to get their sports physicals on Aug. 12 at Hermiston High School. The physicals will...

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Lower Columbia Basin

A Heat Advisory is now in effect for the Lower Columbia Basin and beyond that will last until 11 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service...

Umatilla National Night Out Set for Aug. 3 at Village Square Park

The Umatilla Police Department and the city of Umatilla will host National Night Out this evening at Village Square Park (beside the library). National Night...

Free Pheasant Hunts for Youth Around the State in September

Youth hunters (age 17 and under) can sign up now for Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife’s free pheasant hunts happening around the state...

BLM to Remove 390 Wild Horses

The Bureau of Land Management Burns District announced plans to conduct a helicopter gather of wild horses within and immediately adjacent to the Stinkingwater...

Aug. 2: Umatilla County Health Reports 114 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 114 new cases of COVID-19 - up 32 from Friday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to...

HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: Aug. 1: Hugo Orlando Valencia, 24, was arrested on the 200 block of W....

Free COVID Testing Set for Saturday in Hermiston, Umatilla

Free COVID-19 testing takes place twice a month in Hermiston, Stanfield and Umatilla. Testing takes place every first and third Saturday now through Aug. 21...

Free Webinar to Focus on Expanding Business in China Via E-Commerce

Business Oregon, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and others are partnering to present a free webinar focusing the E-commerce in China. The free webinar is...

Harkenrider Senior Center Offering Delivery, Take-Out Lunches Only

The Harkenider Senior Center in Hermiston is offering Meals on Wheels and take-out meals on available Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Call before 10 a.m. to...

July 30: Umatilla County Health Reports 82 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 82 new cases of COVID-19 - down 27 from Thursday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to...
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Flood Town Books in Heppner to Hold Grand Opening on July 31

Flood Town Books, 413 N. Main St. in Heppner, will hold a grand opening event on July 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. There will...

Good Shepherd to Offer Presentation on Distraction-Free Driving

Good Shepherd Health Care System will host the Hang Up and Drive free virtual presentation on Tuesday, Aug. 3 from noon to 1 p.m. Advocates...

July 29: Umatilla County Health Reports 109 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 109 new cases of COVID-19 - an increase of 55 over Wednesday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall...

July 28: Umatilla County Health Reports 2 More COVID-19 Deaths

The death toll from COVID-19 climbed to 94 today after Umatilla County Health reported two more county residents have died from the virus. Umatilla County’s...