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Friday, December 13, 2019

Open House to Focus on N. Highway 395

The public is invited to an open house tonight in Hermiston for an overview of north Highway 395 projects designed to enhance the area’s...
Fire District Gifts

Good Shepherd Delivers Gifts to Fire District

On Monday, Dec. 12, Umatilla County Fire District #1 (UCFD1) received an early present of five monitor and defibrillator combos with an additional $15,000...
Crazy Crash

Man Hit by Car, Plunges into River and Survives

An Idaho man survived being struck by a car and falling 50 feet into the Snake River Monday morning in an accident on Interstate...
Safe Routes to School

Umatilla Aims to Continue 'Safe Routes' Program

Increased Construction Costs Could Downsize Project Both the city and the local school district will likely put up funds to help a “Safe Routes to...

Tickets on Sale for Festival of Trees

Tickets for the 2019 Hermiston Festival of Trees are on sale at the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, 1055 S. Highway 395, Suite 111. The annual...

Fire Chiefs to Talk District Consolidation Thursday

The fire chiefs from the Hermiston and Stanfield fire districts will host a "Coffee with the Chiefs" event on Thursday, April 21 at the...

Walden Taking Ticket Requests for Pope's Visit

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that his office is now accepting requests from residents of Oregon's Second District for tickets to...

Umatilla Pushes Zoning Decision to June 16

The Umatilla City Council had too many questions – administrative and philosophical – to approve a new zoning and business plan for the city...
Flu Shot

Good Shepherd Giving Free Flu Shots

Good Shepherd Health Care System is offering free flu shots for the community on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There’s no...

No DUII Arrests During Super Bowl Patrols

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office made no DUII arrests during its enhanced patrols before and after the Super Bowl on Feb. 5. Deputies had contact...

Hermiston Water, Sewer Rates to Increase 4 Percent

Water and sewer rates for Hermiston residents will go up 4 percent on Tuesday, July 1, but an analysis by the city shows local...
Hermiston on the Rise

Here's the Lowdown on the Hermiston Water Tower

New Paint Expected to Match Old Paint After Oxidization The city of Hermiston inadvertently caused a minor uproar earlier this year when it repainted the...

Festival Street Kick-Off Event Set for Tonight

The Hermiston Urban Renewal Agency (HURA) will hold an open house tonight to kick off the planning and design of the new downtown festival...

Gas Prices Holding Steady

Retail gas prices are fairly flat as demand for gasoline dipped slightly and gas inventories showed small gains. For the week, the national average...
iCanBike

Bike Camp for People with Disabilities Seeks Volunteers

iCan Shine is offering a five-day camp in Hermiston for people with disabilities who want to learn to ride a bike. The camp, requiring riders...

Good Shepherd Welcomes Leap Year Baby

Being a Leap Year Day baby is something pretty special. Statistically speaking, a baby being born on any given day has a one-in-365 chance,...
Happy Canyon

Happy Canyon Announces 2017 Princesses

The Happy Canyon Board of Directors has named Virginia Conner and Gabriella Lewis as the 2017 Happy Canyon Princesses. The public is invited to meet...
Prindle Loop Road Accident

Driver Plunges 50 Feet Down Embankment

Hermiston Fire and Emergency Services and other emergency responders rescued the driver of a vehicle that had plunged 50 down an embankment to the...
Highway

Nighttime Work to Continue on Highway 730

Nighttime roadwork activities along a section of U.S. 730 (Columbia River Highway) will continue over the next several weeks, the Oregon Department of Transportation...
Public: Garbage

Umatilla Looking for Volunteers, Sponsors for Slam Dunk the Junk

The first week of April is Community Cleanup Week in Umatilla, and the city is asking for volunteers and sponsors to help with Slam...

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