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Umatilla County Special Library District Board to Meet on May 26

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, May 26. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at the...

Oregon Still Collecting More Tax Revenue Than Anticipated

Oregon tax collections continue to surge, with Oregonians paying $1.2 billion more in income taxes this spring than last year. The increasing  state revenues aren’t...

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....

HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: May 15: Jeremy Clayton Bergstad, 42, was arrested near S. First Street and W. Orchard...

‘I Love My City’ Community Service Event Takes Place on Saturday

Volunteers from all around the Hermiston area will come together this weekend for this year’s I Love My City community service event, hosted by...
Meeting

Columbia Development Authority to Hold In-Person Meeting on May 31

The Columbia Development Authority (CDA) Board will meet in-person on Tuesday, May 31 at 1 p.m. The meeting is set for the Port of Morrow,...

Oregon-Washington Fishery Managers Extend Chinook Fishing Days

Following a second run upgrade, fishery managers from Oregon and Washington adopted additional fishing days (Tuesday, May 24 - Friday, June 3) for recreational...

Report: Contamination Worsened as DEQ Went Easy on Port of Morrow

An investigation by the Oregon Capital Chronicle shows that the state’s chief environmental agency knowingly let the Port of Morrow pollute year after year,...

UEC Seeks Volunteer Counselors for Upcoming Science Camps

Looking for a summer job? Love working with youth programs or science camps? Join Umatilla Electric Cooperative's Hydromania team as a camp counselor. UEC is...

Hermiston Senior Center Serving Lunches on Tuesdays, Thursdays

The Hermiston Senior Center is now serving in-house meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Those planning to attend lunch are asked to call 541-567-3582 before 11...

Smith Weighs In On Revenue Forecast

Oregon State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) released the following statement in response to the revenue forecast announced today: “Today's revenue forecast continues the upward trend of previous forecasts....

Statewide: Progressive Women Win Big, Republican Races Remain Tight

By Julia Shumway Progressive women won big in Oregon’s Democratic primaries Tuesday, while contested Republican races remained close with many ballots left to count. Former House...

Morrow County Voters Say ‘No’ to $138 Million School Bond

Voters in Morrow County rejected the Morrow County School District General Obligation bond on Tuesday's ballot. Superintendent Dirk Dirksen said the district is disappointed about...

Spring Chinook Season Opens on Snake River in Hells Canyon

Spring Chinook season opened on the Snake River in Hells Canyon on Tuesday from the Dug Bar boat ramp to the boundary below Hells...
Oregon Vote-by-Mail

2 Hermiston Councilors Defeated, 2 Others Re-Elected Tuesday Night

Two Hermiston City Council incumbents were defeated by their opponents Tuesday night while two others cruised to another term in office. In a close Ward...

Smith Breezes to Victory Unopposed

State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) won his 12th Republican primary election on Tuesday and is now on to the general election this November. Smith did not face...

Transportation Department Asks Public Where to Put Electric Chargers

By Alex Baumhardt The Oregon Department of Transportation is asking the public to weigh in on where to put $100 million worth of electric vehicle...

Department of Veterans’ Affairs Committee to Hold Virtual Meeting

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will meet Wednesday, June 1, 2022, via Zoom. The meeting is...
Big River Golf Course

Health Foundation’s Scramble for Scholarships Set for June 10

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation's Scramble for Scholarships golf tournament takes place June 10 at Big River Golf Course in Umatilla. The four-person 18-hole...

State Ag Department Bringing Awareness of Invasive Weeds

Gov. Kate Brown has proclaimed May 15-21, 2022, to be “Oregon Invasive Weed Awareness Week” and the Oregon Department of Agriculture wants to partner...

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