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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Umatilla Landing Days Seeks Volunteer Entertainers

The Umatilla Landing Days committee is seeking entertainers willing to perform for free during the annual celebration. Singers, dancers, jugglers, magicians and other performers are...
Truck Fire

42,000 Pounds of Apples Fry in Truck Fire

A semi-trailer loaded with 42,000 pounds of apples destined for the east coast was heavily damaged Saturday after it caught fire along the eastbound...
Meeting

County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on Thursday

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 16. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. in the...

Wyden, Walden Weigh In On Trump Ending DACA Program

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and U.S. Rep Greg Walden issued statements today following the decision by President Trump to rescind the Deferred Action for...

Search and Rescue Team Finds Woman Trapped on 40-Foot Cliff

A Walla Walla woman was rescued late Wednsday night after being stranded on a cliff in the Harris Park area near Milton-Freewater. Alana Riggle, 29,...
Giving Back

GSHC Makes Haul During 12 Days of Christmas

Good Shepherd Health Care System collected a wide variety of items during its 12 Days of Giving Campaign (#GSGivesBack) and will distribute them to...
Street Paver

ODOT to Begin Paving Westgate Avenue in Pendleton This Week

The Oregon Department of Transportation’s contractor Roy Houck Construction will begin paving the section of Westgate Avenue in Pendleton between Airport Road and 18th Street...
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Blue Mountain to Host Weekly Legislative Videoconferences

Blue Mountain Community College will host weekly videoconferences with Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) and Rep. Greg Barreto (R-Cove) throughout the 2020 Oregon Legislative short...

June 9: New Cases Bring Umatilla County COVID-19 Totals to 140

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) reported four new confirmed cases of coronavirus today. That brings the county's total number of confirmed cases to 140. UCo Health...

Food Processing Expected to Grow by 25 Percent

A new report by Pat O'Connor, a regional economist for the state of Oregon, details how food manufacturing contributes to Oregon's economy, and continues...

BMCC to Host Workshop on Wolves

A workshop on non-lethal wolf damage management techniques will be presented on Thursday, Aug. 21 at Blue Mountain Community College. The workshop will feature speakers...
Dallas-HHS Preview

Bulldogs to Host Dallas in Playoff Matchup Friday

The Hermiston Bulldogs will play host to the Dallas Dragons in the round of 16 playoffs on Friday at Kennison Field. The 7-3 Dragons are...
Farm City Preview

Big Prize Money, Big Fun set for Farm-City

With a total payoff expected to exceed $200,000, there will be a lot at stake for the contestants at next week’s Farm-City Pro Rodeo...

Chamber Announces Dates for Farm Fair

It may be three months away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the 41st annual Hermiston Farm Fair. The three-day event takes...
Hawaian Chiefton

Classic Vessels Make Stop in Umatilla

The sails of two 18th-century ships touched the sky at the Umatilla Marina on Thursday. The Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and...
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Hermiston Council Amends Transportation Plan

The Hermiston City Council adopted the city’s 2014-15 budget during Monday night’s meeting and passed a pair of ordinances amending both the city’s Transportation...

District Bringing Computer Sci to Classrooms

The Hermiston School District announced today that it is partnering with Code.org to bring computer science instruction to the classroom. Code.org is a public 501.c.3...

Fair Board to Meet on March 20

The Umatilla County Fair Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 at the Stafford Hansell Government Center, 915 S.E. Columbia Drive...

Pendleton Explosion Kills 25-Year-Old Man

A 25-year-old man was killed when an explosion occurred at the former Pendleton city Hall building early Tuesday morning. According to KGW.com, a second person...

Hermiston Man Faces Graffiti-related Charges

The Hermiston Police Department’s two-officer street crime unit arrested a Hermiston man Saturday on graffiti-related charges. Tarzziccio “Dimitri” Mexicano, 18, 1030 S.W. 11th St., No....

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