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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Sept. 21: Umatilla County Health Reports 134 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 134 new COVID-19 cases - up 84 from Monday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 17,165....

Good Shepherd Giving Free COVID-19 Vaccines at Weekly Clinics

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) is holding weekly vaccine events on its campus at 610 NW 11th St., in Hermiston. Vaccines will be given this...

Donner Joins Umatilla Electric Co-Op as Vice President of Finance & Rates

A longtime banking executive has joined Umatilla Electric (UEC) as vice president of finance and rates, a newly created position at the Hermiston-based cooperative. John...
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Round-Up Contestant Dies in Collision

A Pendleton Round-Up contestant was killed Thursday evening and two others were seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 84. The Oregon State Police...

Two Serious Horse Viruses Confirmed in Oregon, According to ODA

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) received six confirmed reports of West Nile Virus (WNV) diagnosed in Oregon horses in the past two weeks. The...

More Mosquito pools, 1 Horse Detected with West Nile Virus

West Nile virus has been detected in 14 additional mosquito pools in Morrow County and a horse in Boardman, according to Oregon State University's...

Hermiston City Council Gets Insight into City’s Retail Prospects

Finding the right real estate for the right retailor is a little like trying to match two people up – sometimes you need a...

E. Oregon Economic Summit Moved to 2022 Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The Eastern Oregon Economic Summit has been postponed until June 2022 due to the continued surge of the Delta variant of COVID-19 and to facilitate...

Custom Hamley Saddle to Go to ‘Xtreme Bulls” Winner

The winner of the Xtreme Bulls event in Pendleton this week will get a prize that no other bull rider in the series will...

Free Webinar to Focus on Trademarking, Intellectual Property

The Columbia Gorge Small Business Development Center is hosting a no-cost, virtual presentation on Wednesday, Sept. 15th from 5-7 p.m. It will cover intellectual...

Umatilla Electric’s Revolving Loan Fund Available to Local Businesses

Looking to grow your business? The Umatilla Electric Cooperative Revolving Loan Fund may be able to assist you. Eligible projects for loans can include any...

Umatilla Electric Business Resource Center Hires Spanish Interpreter

The Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center (BRC) has hired Diana Cobian, an Eastern Oregon University sophomore, who will be providing Spanish translation services...

More Mosquito Pools with West Nile Virus Found in Morrow County

West Nile virus has been detected in seven additional mosquito pools captured on Sept. 2 from various testing sites in the rural areas of...

Mosquito Control District to Conduct Aerial Spray in Hermiston Area

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District will be conducting targeted ultra-low volume aerial mosquito control spraying with a twin-engine airplane after sunset on Monday,...

Hermiston Police Chief Sheds Light on Arrest of 2 High School Students

The Hermiston Police Department responded online Thursday to social media posts centering around two teenagers who were arrested last week at Hermiston High School. “As...

New City & Chamber Program Aims to Help Out Local Restaurants

A partnership between the city of Hermiston and the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce aims to spur residents to dine out more often at local...

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