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Hermiston Public Library

City Announces Hermiston Public Library to Temporarily Close March 30

The Hermiston Public Library will temporarily end lending services beginning Monday, March 30. The library has been closed to the public but offering curbside book...

Eastern Oregon Workforce Offering Funds for Area Businesses

The Eastern Oregon Workforce Board has announced the availability of funds for area businesses that are at risk of laying off employees due to...

State to Allow ‘Grace Period’ for Expired Driver Licenses and More

To reduce Oregonians’ need to visit a DMV office during the current public health emergency, the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Driver and Motor Vehicles...

Morrow County Public Works Restricting Public Access

The Morrow County Public Works Department has shortened hours for free weekend dumping at the north and south transfer stations until further notice. The move...
Salmon

Oregon Joins State of Washington in Closing Columbia River Fisheries

Following the announcement on Wednesday by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) that it will close all recreational fisheries in the state...

Funland Playground Fashion Show Fundraiser Re-Scheduled for May 3

The Hermiston Parks & Recreation Department has re-scheduled the fashion show fundraiser for Funland Playground. The tentative date is now May 3 and will be...

Harkenrider Senior Center Offering Take-Out Lunches During Shutdown

The Harkenrider Senior Center in Hermiston is closed to the public until April 10 in accordance with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s directive, but meals...

Price of Gas Dropping Everywhere

Pump prices continue their downward slide with decreases in all 50 states. For the week, the national average for regular unleaded drops 13 cents...

Boardman Health Center to Get Funding to Help Fight Coronavirus

Columbia River Community Health Services in Boardman is one of 30 centers in the state that will receive federal funding to help fight the...
Gov. Kate Brown

Brown Orders Residents to Stay Home; HPD to Use ‘Common Sense’ When Considering Violations

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Monday ordered residents to stay at home and expanded the list of businesses that will be forced close in...
Landing Days Volunteers

Umatilla Landing Days Canceled

In light of the current restrictions on meetings and social distancing requirements due to coronavirus concerns, the Umatilla Landing Days planning team today announced...
Hermiston Conference Center

Umatilla Sports Boosters Moves Annual Dinner, Auction to May 9

Due to the concerns of the coronavirus pandemic, the Umatilla Booster Club’s annual Dinner and Auction, originally set for April 4, has been rescheduled...

Hermiston 1 of 6 DMV Offices Open for Commercial Driver Tests

Hermiston is one of just six Oregon cities whose Department of Motor Vehicles office will be open for commercial driver tests. Under the Gov. Kate...

No Meals Being Served at Harkenrider Senior Center Until April 10

Due to the concerns of the coronavirus pandemic, the Harkenrider Senior Center in Hermiston will not be serving daily lunch until April 10. The no-meal...

Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Encourages Citizens to Shop Local

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is reminding the community in these uncertain times that Hermiston is open for business and urges everyone to “shop...

Boardman Mayor Asks Residents to Help Re-Stock Local Food Bank

Boardman Mayor Sandy Toms is asking the community to remember families in need in this hard time by donating to the local food bank. Organized...

Hermiston Council Urges Public to Take Coronavirus More Seriously

The Hermiston City Council held a public meeting Monday night without a single member of the public in attendance – yet another sign of...
Blue Mountain Community College

BMCC to Make Significant Budget Cuts for 2020-21 Academic Year

Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) is working with faculty and staff to cut at least $2.8 million from its 2020-21 budget, which could mean...

UEC Suspending Lobby Hours

Lobby hours at Umatilla Electric Cooperative offices in Hermiston and Boardman have been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak. In following Gov....

Hermiston to Limit Access to Council Meetings; Livestream Available

The public will be encouraged to watch Hermiston City Council meetings online rather than in person, according to guidelines the city is following in...