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Blue Mountain Community College

BMCC Announces Tuition Hike

The Blue Mountain Community College Board of Education approved a $2 per credit tuition increase for in-state students for the 2020-21 academic year during...

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...

City, Chamber Calling Businesses About CARES Act Assistance

The city of Hermiston, Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, and Hermiston Downtown District are working together to directly contact all local businesses and encourage them...

School District Updates Bus Stop Routes for Student Meals

The Hermiston School District is providing breakfast and lunch at several locations during the government-mandated school closure, now extended to at least April 28,...
Cattle Brands

Senators Urge USDA to Provide Immediate Aid to Cattle Producers

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are urging federal officials to provide immediate assistance to cattle producers in Oregon and nationwide by using...
Hermiston School District

Hermiston School District Checking Out More Laptops on Thursday

Following a successful initial check out process, the Hermiston School District will offer a second student Chromebook check out opportunity for district families without...

Walden Says 12,833 Oregonians Tested for COVID-19 So Far

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) offered some updates and information about the coronavirus or COVID-19 today. Walden said that as of Monday, more than...

Turkey Practices Social Distancing

The practice of social distancing is apparently even extending to the animal kingdom. The Hermiston Police Department spotted a turkey all alone walking along the...
Police Response

Chase Ends Up with Arrest of Irrigon Man on Drug-Related Charges

An Irrigon man was arrested and jailed on drug-related and other charges following a short vehicle and foot chase. Capt. Travis Eynon of the Hermiston...

Red Cross Holding Blood Drive

The American Red Cross is asking the public to help with their critical need for blood by donating during their blood drive in Hermiston...

Non-Resident Working in Umatilla County Tests Positive for COVID-19

An out-of-state resident currently in Umatilla County for “essential employment” has tested positive for the coronavirus or COVID-19. Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) is reporting...

State’s Seniors, Disabled to Receive Help From Relief Coronavirus Bill

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement announcing that as a result of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Oregon would receive an additional $80...
Hermiston Park

Parks Department Taking Orders for Fence Pickets for Funland Playground

For a limited time, the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is accepting orders for pickets for the new Funland playground. Prices are $100 for a...
Rep. Greg Walden

Walden Releases Statement Thanking First Responders During Pandemic

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a video statement on Monday thanking the nation’s first responders as well as the many other Americans...

Grant Applications Being Accepted for South Morrow County Communities

The Columbia River Enterprise Zone Board has granted funds to the Willow Creek Valley Economic Development Group to be used for community and public...

Umatilla County Reports 5th Postive Case of Coronavirus in the County

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) is reporting today a new positive case of coronavirus or COVID-19 in Umatilla County. This is the fifth positive...
Bighorn Sheep

ODFW Canceling 2 N.E. Oregon Bighorn Sheep Hunts Due to Disease

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife is canceling both Lookout Mt. Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep hunts in northeastern Oregon. Hunters will not be...
Wyden on Floor

Lawmakers Want More Money Returned to Student Loan Borrowers

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) joined a group of his colleagues to call on the U.S. Department of Education to return all amounts garnished...

ODFW Cancels Chinook Season on Umatilla River Due to Low Returns

The spring Chinook season originally scheduled to open April 16 is cancelled, and steelhead fishing is also closing April 16 on the Umatilla River. The...

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...

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