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Holy Cow! Crowds Take in Sights & Sounds of the Umatilla County Fair

The first day of the Umatilla County Fair went off without a hitch on Wednesday – even a predicted thunder and lightning storm failed...

Hey All You Bathtub Racers: Sign Up for Melon Fest Event on Aug. 20

Melon Fest returns to downtown Hermiston on Saturday, August 20, with a day full of kids’ activities, vendors, live music, a costume contest, bathtub...

Fair & Rodeo Open Today

The Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City Pro Rodeo gets under way today at the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center. Gates open to the public...

Multiple Agencies Battling Large Fire at Pendleton Flour Mill

Fire crews battled a large fire at the Grain Craft Flour Mill at 501 S.E. Emigrant Avenue in Pendleton. The Pendleton Fire Department responded to...

Applications for Phase 3 of COVID Relief Funding Open on Aug. 16

Phase 3 of the funding provided by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in the amount of $1.9 trillion to states for COVID-19 relief...

Plans Move Ahead for Massive New Housing Development in Hermiston

Plans are moving ahead for the development of a 353-acre housing development along Feedville Road following Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting. The council, acting...
Umatilla County Sheriff Patrols

U.C. District Attorney Investigating Animal Neglect Case in Hermiston

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) has turned over an animal neglect investigation to the Umatilla County District Attorney’s Office for possible prosecution. On July 30,...

Hermiston Man Dies in Collision

A Hermiston man died Wednesday in a collision with a semi-truck on Highway 730. Just prior to noon, according to the Oregon State Police, Scott...

N. 1st Place to Close on Aug. 8 as Utility, Road Surface Work Resumes

The first of three major Capital Improvement Plan projects to upgrade underground utilities and the road surface on North 1st Place will resume Monday,...

Heatwave Results in 14 Suspected Deaths; 1 in Umatilla County

By Lynne Terry and Alex Baumhardt The weeklong heatwave in Oregon ended on Monday with 14 suspected deaths and dozens of complaints about companies not...

Man Dies from Motorboat Propeller Cuts at McKay Reservoir

A Milton-Freewater man died Friday evening from injuries suffered by a motorboat propeller. The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office said Benjamin Ryan Camden, 41, was tubing...

Transportation EV-olution: Oregon Reaches Electric Vehicle Milestone

The state of Oregon recently passed a milestone in its effort to bolster public opinion of electric vehicles. In April, the state surpassed 50,000 registered...

New State Meat Inspection Program Will Combat Delays, Lower Prices

Oregon meat eaters are likely to have access to more local beef and other products and at cheaper prices with a new program that...
Police Response

Head-On Collision on Interstate 84 Kills 1, Seriously Injures Another

A head-on collision on Interstate 84 Friday night left one person dead and another seriously injured. The Oregon State Police responded just after 8 p.m....

Youth Sports Coalition Aims to Bring Multi-Sport Complex to EOTEC

A brand new multi-sport complex could be in Hermiston’s near future following Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting. A coalition of youth sports supporters presented...

Cause of Warehouse Fire in Hermiston Under Investigation

The cause of a warehouse fire in Hermiston Tuesday is currently under investigation, according to Umatilla County Fire District #1. Crews were called around 8:17...

Chamber Mixer Features Preview of County Fair, Farm-City Pro Rodeo

With less than a month away, the Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City Pro Rodeo were previewed Tuesday evening during the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce’s...

Hermiston Voters to Have Say on Magic Mushroom Centers

The Hermiston City Council has joined Umatilla County in voting to put a ballot measure before voters in November that would allow the city...

Area High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for AWS STEM Scholarships

Amazon Web Services recently announced the opening of the 2022 applications for the AWS InCommunities Scholarship Program, which offers grants to high school seniors in designated...

Umatilla High School Students Focusing on Acts of Kindness

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Umatilla High School students are taking that saying to heart in the next...

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