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Todd Nash Wins Republican Nomination for Senate District 29

Wallowa County cattle rancher Todd Nash won the Republican nomination to represent Oregon’s Senate District 29 on Tuesday, May 21. Partial results released as of...

Hermiston Voters Elect Primmer to Serve as City’s Next Mayor

Hermiston will have a new mayor next year if the voting totals hold up and it will be Doug Primmer, the current Hermiston City...

Sen. Merkley Gets Little Slack During Town Hall Meeting in Boardman

Nitrate contamination of residential well water was the hot-button issue at Sen. Jeff Merkley’s town hall in Boardman. About 20 people came to the event...

Oregon Senate District 29 Contest Sees More Endorsement Concerns

Two more candidates for Oregon State Senate District 29 are facing endorsement challenges in the final days before the Republican primary election Tuesday, May...

Poisoning Incidents Lead to Collateral Damage for Wildlife, Pets

The Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division is partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement to investigate...

Hermiston’s IRZ Engineering & Consulting Celebrates 4 Decades

For hydrological engineer Fred Ziari, 40 years as a water systems designer and consultant is barely enough to get your feet wet. He did take...
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Hermiston City Council to Consider Revising Mobile Vendor Rules

The Hermiston City Council will consider amending its rules regarding mobile food vendors at an upcoming meeting after a long discussion Monday night on...

Umatilla Fire Claims 1 Life

An evening fire Friday, May 10, at a single-story apartment building in Umatilla claimed the life of one occupant. The fire was reported at 8:22...

City of Hermiston Seeking Community Feedback on Safety Action Plan

The city of Hermiston is developing a Safety Action Plan to reduce fatalities and serious injuries on the city’s transportation system for people driving,...

Morrow County Residents Submit Petition to Recall All Commissioners

A recall election could be on the this summer for all three Morrow County commissioner. Stuart Dick, of Irrigon, is one of the residents leading...

Fire Crews Extinguish 40-Acre Brush Fire in Hermiston

Firefighters battled a 40-acres brush fire in Hermiston for several hours Thursday afternoon. Crews from Umatilla County Fire District No. 1 were called to a...

Mental, Behavioral Health Resources Expanding in Rural Oregon

Oregon is working to increase access to resources for people struggling with their mental health. For decades, Oregon has had a higher rate of suicide...

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