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UEC to Return $6 Million to Some Members During December

Some members of Umatilla Electric are getting money back in their pockets for the holidays. UEC’s Board of Directors approved a Capital Credit retirement of...

Hermiston Parks & Rec to Host Parade Prior to Tree Lighting

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a lighted holiday parade on Thursday, Dec. 1 before the city’s tree-lighting celebration on Festival Street. Businesses,...

Hermiston Laundry Mat Dryer Catches Fire; No Injuries Reported

No injuries were reported Tuesday afternoon when a dryer unit at a Hermiston laundry mat caught fire. Umatilla County Fire District #1 responded to the...

Good Shepherd Receives Performance Leadership Award

As part of the National Rural Health Day celebration last week, Good Shepherd Health Care System today announced it has been recognized with a...

Lamb Weston, Swaggart Brothers Make Major Donation to HEROS

HEROS, the proposed 18-acre multi-sport complex located at the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC) has made some serious progress in recent weeks. Two...

Classes in Umatilla Canceled Today Due to Outbreak of Illnesses

The Umatilla School District has canceled all classes today due to an outbreak of illnesses among students and staff. Umatilla School Superintendent Heidi Sipe, in...

Gun Shop Owners See Brisk Sales Following Measure 114 Passage

By Ben Botkin Firearms shops are enjoying brisk sales following the narrow approval by voters of Measure 114, which will restrict sales of some magazines...

Good Shepherd President & CEO Sims to Step Down in February

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) President & CEO Brian Sims announced he will step down from his position effective Feb. 10, 2023. “It has...

Good Shepherd Welcomes New Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) has welcomed obstetrician and gynecologist Alexis Tuck, MD, to Good Shepherd Women’s Center. Dr. Tuck joins Drs. Khavkin and...

UEC Raises Over $4,000 to Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Umatilla Electric Cooperative employees honored Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October with an organization-wide fundraiser benefitting Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation. Generosity flowed this year...

Oregon 1st State to Make Affordable Health Care a Constitutional Right

By Ben Botkin Oregon will be the first state in the nation to enshrine the right to affordable health care in its constitution. Ballot Measure 111...

Hermiston City Council Gets Behind OMA Homelessness Funding Plan

The Hermiston City Council voted unanimously Monday night to support an Oregon Mayors Association plan to seek state funding for communities to address the...

Commission Rules Out Air Pollution Regulations for State’s Large Dairies

By Alex Baumhardt Dairies with hundreds of cows won’t face regulations for air pollution for now, the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission decided. The five governor-appointed commissioners...

Umatilla School District Celebrates Passage of School Bond

The Umatilla School District is celebrating the unofficial passage of its General Obligation bond in Tuesday's election. As of Wednesday, votes received by the county...

E. Oregon Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Sales of Psilocybin

Voters in Eastern Oregon on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to prohibit the sale of psilocybin, otherwise known as magic mushrooms. Psilocybin is a hallucinogenic chemical obtained...
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Roundup of Local Election Results

Incumbent Umatilla County Commissioner John Shafer cruised to re-election Tuesday night and will be joined on the commission by Cindy Timmons who turned back...

New 1,500-Square-Foot Event Center to Be Built in Spring at SAGE Center

The Port of Morrow announced that the SAGE Center in Boardman will be expanding in the first quarter of 2023. The port announced plans to...
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City of Hermiston, American Legion to Host Veterans Day Breakfast

The city of Hermiston and American Legion Post 37 will host a Veterans Day Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 9:30...

AWS, Hermiston School District Open Think Big Space in Hermiston

Hermiston School District in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) held a ribbon-cutting event recently to celebrate the grand opening of the AWS Think...

PGE Contractors to Demolish Boardman Coal Stack on Today

Portland General Electric (PGE) contractors today will knock down the 656-foot-tall stack and boiler at the Boardman coal plant – Oregon’s last coal fired...

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