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Ribbon Cutting to Mark Opening of Early Learning Center in Boardman

The Neal Early Learning Center will celebrate its opening with a Ribbon Cutting event on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. The new center in...
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Body of Elderly Man Found in Driveway in Hermiston

The body of an elderly Hermiston man was found Monday morning in a driveway on Alpine Drive. According to the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office, deputies...
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City's Water Tower Could Get New Look

Hermiston’s water tower could get a brand new look in the coming months. The Hermiston City Council expressed interest Monday night in painting the city’s...

Strong Demand, Higher Crude Oil Prices Could Send Gas Prices Higher

Pump prices continue to move lower this week; however, robust demand in the U.S. and a jump in crude oil prices due to tensions...

Covid Spreads in Oregon But State Has Fewer Severe Cases

By Lynne Terry Covid continues to sicken hundreds of people every day in Oregon, though fewer people need intensive care, according to the Oregon Health...

New Tunnel Being Built as Part of Historic Columbia River Highway

Mitchell Point was the site of an iconic tunnel on the Historic Columbia River Highway with its five arched windows overlooking the Columbia River. Constructed...

Master Gardener Deadline Extended to Jan. 31

The application deadline has been extended for the 2015 Master Gardener training in Hermiston. Those interested in signing up for the course have until Jan....

ODFW Offering Youth Turkey Hunting Clinic in April in Central Point

Youth interested in turkey hunting can attend a clinic on April 2 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Denman Wildlife Area in Central...

Free Workshops to Focus on Saving Energy

The Umatilla County Climate Change Focus Group will hold a free seminar on Saturday, May 21 focusing on what individuals and businesses can do...

Coronavirus Vaccine Clinic Set for Friday at UEC’s Boardman Office

The Morrow County Health Department is holding a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Friday, March 12. The clinic, held at the Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s Boardman office,...

Use Caution When Passing Amid Blowing Snow

Current cold temperatures, high winds and blowing snow are creating driving challenges for all motorists. Dry, powdery snow whipped up by winds or passing vehicles...
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Hermiston High to Induct 27 Students Into National Honor Society Thursday

Hermiston High School will induct twenty-seven new members into the National Honor Society on Thursday, May 31, in the high school’s auditorium, at 7...

City Hall to Close Temporarily on Thursday

The Hermiston City Hall will close temporarily on Thursday, Sept. 22 for a planned power outage. City Hall will close from 1 to 3 p.m....

51st Umatilla County Resident Has Died from Coronavirus

Umatilla County Health today reported another county resident has died from coronvirus. Umatilla County’s 51st death with COVID-19 is a 74-year-old male who tested positive...

School District to Host College Fair on April 30

The Hermiston School District will host the North Central Oregon College Fair on Wednesday, April 30, in the Hermiston High School Commons from 6...

July 7: Seventh Person Dies from Coronavirus in Umatilla County

A seventh Umatilla County resident has died from coronavirus, according to Umatilla County Health. That news comes with the report that 49 new cases of...

Hermiston School Board to Meet Jan.13

The Hermiston School Board has re-scheduled its January meeting date. The board will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 13 instead of its regularly-scheduled date of Jan....

Chinook Retention Now Prohibited on Mainstem Columbia River

Fishery managers have closed Chinook retention in the mainstem Columbia River recreational fishery to ensure that non-treaty fisheries remain within the 15 percent allowable...

VA Grants to Benefit Area Veterans

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) welcomed today’s announcement by the Department of Veterans Affairs that it is providing $400,000 in grants to improve transportation...

LPGA’s Youngest Player, Xiaowen Yin, to Hit Links at Wildhorse This Week

As the Epson Tour routes through Pendleton this week for the Wildhorse Ladies Golf Classic, many eyes will be on the tour’s youngest player, Xiaowen Yin....

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