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EOT Speeds Up Internet Service in Umatilla

If you’ve been noticing the smile on the faces of Internet users in the McNary area recently, there’s good reason for it. Thanks to...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd to Host Event Focusing on Endocrinology on July 25

Good Shepherd Health Care System will host GoodHealth Live: Endocrinology & You on Wednesday, July 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. The event is...

BPA Announces Plans for New Boardman Substation

The Bonneville Power Administration has announced plans to build a new Morrow Flat substation about a mile and a half east of Boardman. According to...

Walden Touts Extension of Rural Schools Program

The U.S. House today passed a two year-extension of the Secure Rural Schools program. The extension, which was included in a bipartisan bill that reforms...
Evening of Excellence

An Evening of Excellence

Hermiston High School Honors Top Students at Awards Ceremony Hermiston High School honored some of its best and brightest students Wednesday night during its annual...
HHS Video of Week

HHS Video of the Week: Childhood Aspirations

It used to be that little boys and little girls wanted to be firemen and nurses when they grew up. Things have changed. This...

Latino Business Network to Meet Nov. 12

The Latino Business Network will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. at the Hermiston Conference Center. Paul Barnett of Barnett and Moro, P.C.,...

White Pleads Guilty to Robbery, Burglary

A Walla Walla man who was charged in the 2013 murder of an 80-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. According to Umatilla County...
Toms Country Opening

New Dealership Helping Feed the Hungry

If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, August is a good month to check out the new and used vehicles at Tom’s...

ODFW Releases 2014 Winter Steelhead Guide

With the first winter steelhead of the season arriving at some coastal rivers, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife today released its 2014...
Watermelon Giveaway

Hermiston, Portland to Renew Cross-State Rivalry on Friday

The grand title of “Watermelon Seed Whisperer” is on the line as officials from the city of Portland and city of Hermiston square off...
HHS Graduation

2018 HHS Graduation Ceremony Moving to Toyota Center

The 2018 Hermiston High School graduation ceremony will be held at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, the Hermiston School District announced on Monday. Six member of...

EOTEC Authority Board to Hold Meeting Tuesday

The Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center Authority Board will meet on Tuesday, May 19 in the Dennis D. Doherty Conference Room at the...
Hermiston City Hall

City of Hermiston Seeks to Fill Several Committee Positions

The city of Hermiston is looking for applicants to fill several committee seats. The city currently has four open seats on the Budget Committee, as...

1,300 Homes Lose Power On Coldest of Year

About 1,300 Umatilla Electric customers in and around Irrigon lost power early Sunday during the coldest night of the year when a piece of...
Fair BBQ Contest

Fun Is the Main Ingredient at Fair's BBQ Contest

For more than 10 years, backyard cooks have faced off at the Umatilla County Fair, and this year was no exception. Cooks were already setting...
McNary Dam

Northwest Lawmakers Oppose Selling BPA

Pacific Northwest members of Congress have voiced their opposition to a proposal in the President’s budget to sell off the Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA)...
Umatilla, Port Dispute

Umatilla, Port Tangled Up in Zoning Dispute

Tonight, the Umatilla City Council will hear an appeal of a zoning issue. What sounds mundane could cause high-stakes ripples to major players in...

Number of Homeless Hermiston Students Rises

A new report shows that while the number of homeless students in the state of Oregon declined, the Hermiston School District saw an increase...

Ceremony Set for BMCC’s Workforce Training Center

Blue Mountain Community College will celebrate the opening of the Workforce Training Center, the first of three major bond-funded construction projects to be completed,...

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