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Walden Leads All House Members in Holding Town Halls in 2019

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has held more town hall meetings than any other lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2019, according...

IMESD’s Outdoor School Site Gets a Trio of New Flag Poles

InterMountain Education Service District’s Outdoor School (ODS) site celebrated Kick-Off Day of this year’s program on May 8, 2019. That day, the group of...

Rep. Smith Calls Loss of Nearly 200 Jobs at Hinkle Yard ‘Devastating’

Union Pacific announced today that it will lay off nearly 200 employees at the Hinkle yard in Hermiston, a move that State Rep. Greg...

Hermiston Student Councils Honored at State Association’s Conference

Hermiston High School, Armand Larive, and Sandstone Middle School student councils were honored at the Oregon Association of Student Councils (OASC) spring conference. Student councils...
Baseball Glove

Chamber to Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Boardman Field House

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Boardman Field House on Tuesday, May 21 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The...

Community Vows to Rebuild Funland Playground After Second Fire

In a ceremony that was both somber and hopeful, the Hermiston community came together on Sunday to remember Funland Playground and to pledge to...
Health: Dental

Medical Teams International Bringing Mobile Dental Clinic to Boardman

The Mobile Dental Clinic from Medical Teams International is coming to the Columbia River Health Center in Boardman in May and June. Patients can make...

Pilot Rock Educator Named 2020 Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year

Pilot Rock School District’s TJ Presley was named the 2020 Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year for the InterMountain Region on Thursday. Presley wins a...
Hermiston School District

Hermiston School District Warns Community About Scam Caller

The Hermiston School District wants to inform local businesses and the community that a scam caller is contacting local businesses asking that they advertise...

Parks Department to Hold Rebuild, Remembrance Ceremony at Funland

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to attend the Funland Park Remembrance & Rebuild Ceremony this Sunday, May 19 at Butte...
Crystal Apple

Education Service District Honors Winners of Crystal Apple Awards

The InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD) honored the winners of the 2019 Crystal Apple “Excellence in Education” Awards during a ceremonies recently in Pendleton...
Agape House

Agape House to Hold Parking Lot Sale

The Agape House in Hermiston will host a parking lot sale from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18. Clothing, furniture, and miscellaneous items...

SAR Finds Bone Believed to Be Related to Remains Found Earlier

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit (SAR) found a bone on Saturday that is believed to related to a case involving human...

Umatilla County Fair Seeks Groups to Handle Garbage During Fair Week

The Umatilla County Fair is seeking organizations or service groups to take over the refuse handling during the fair. In the past, Richard Edmunds of...

Garbage Rates for Boardman Residents to Go Up Beginning July 1

The Boardman City Council passed Resolution No. 10-2019 increasing the city’s garbage rate beginning July 1, 2019. The increase is in response to a rate...

Wyden Urges Canada to Ensure Kanter Travels If Blazers Advance

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure Enes Kanter can travel safely to and from Canada, should the...

City Looking for Ways to Maximize EOTEC’s Rentals, Revenue

The Hermiston City Council continued its efforts to finalize a strategic plan for the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC) during a work...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

The Hermiston Police Department had a relatively quiet weekend. Here's the reports and cases they worked from Friday through Sunday: 2 warrant arrests 2...
Meeting

Restaurant Association to Present Manager Training Class on May 28

The Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association is presenting the ServSafe manager training class on Tuesday, May 28 at the Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate....

Boardman Chamber to Present Scholarships to Seniors Wednesday

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce will present scholarships to selected high school seniors on Wednesday, May 15 at the Scholarship Breakfast. The event begins...

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