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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Health Center in Boardman Among 9 in Oregon to Receive Federal Funding

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) applauded the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding $4,509,000 in grant funding to 27 health...
Volleyball

Hermiston High School Offering ImPACT, Sports Physicals in August

Hermiston High School will be offering computerized ImPACT testing on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. Students should plan to arrive at least 10 minutes...

Day 3 at the U.C. Fair Features Georgia Satellites, Kids Tractor Pull

Day 3 of the 2019 Umatilla County Fair is under way with plenty of fun and entertainment for everyone. The headline entertainment tonight is the...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd Hosting Free Community Naloxone Training

Good Shepherd Medical Center will host a free Community Naloxone Training event on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. Training takes place...

Some Cool Things to Do on a Hot Day at the Umatilla County Fair

The Umatilla County Fair got under way on Tuesday with exhibits, rides, music, food – lots of food – and more. Fairgoers braved the sizzling...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here’s a rundown of the Hermiston Police Department cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday: 1 informational report 4 criminal mischief reports ...

Hermiston Parks Department Hiring

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is looking to fill a part-time permanent position, as well as the need for seasonal sports officials. The permanent...
Police Response

Umatilla Man Jailed After Allegedly Shooting Two Teens on Monday

A Umatilla man has been charged with the shooting on Monday of two teen-age boys in Hermiston Carsen D. Rawe, 19, was arrested late Monday...

Hermiston Hosting Event for Public to Claim Their Funland Fence Pickets

Due to the overwhelming public response and large number of Funland Park fence pickets to be sorted, the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department will...

Grants Help UC Historical Society Provide Tours for Area Fourth Graders

The Umatilla County Historical Society recently received $1,700 from the Umatilla County Cultural Coalition, and $532 from the Pendleton Education Foundation to help offset...
Mobile Food Vendor Debate

Boardman Council to Hold Workshops To Examine Mobile Vendors in Town

The Boardman City Council plans to hold workshops to examine the issue of mobile vendors in the city. At a July 29 special meeting, the...

City’s Utilities Departments Join Forces on Hermiston Avenue Project

The city of Hermiston’s water, recycled water and street departments are teaming up on a Capital Improvements Plan project to upgrade Hermiston Avenue. A contractor...

Walden Says Port of Morrow to Get Marine Highway Project Designation

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has chosen the Port of Morrow for Marine Highway...

County Mosquito Control Districts to Conduct Aerial Spraying on Sunday

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District and the North Morrow Vector Control District will be conducting targeted aerial mosquito control spraying with a twin...

Umatilla County Receives Award for Professional Development Program

Umatilla County was recently awarded an achievement award from the National Association of Counties for its professional development program. Umatilla County Commissioner Bill Elfering, Commissioner...

Tests Show Hermiston’s Kennison Field Receiving Good Maintenance

Despite the number of teams using the field and the punishment they can deliver during games, Hermiston High School’s Kennison Field is in fine...
Football

Hermiston Parks Registering Players for Fall Sports Leagues, Clinics

Registration is under way for fall youth sports leagues and junior football clinics through the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department. Youth Flag Football is a...

Area Gas Prices Falling, But Still Remain Above National Average

Gas prices continue to move lower in almost every state. For the week, the national average for regular loses three cents to $2.73 a...

Oregon Sage Grouse Hunters Have Until Aug. 19 to Apply for 2019 Permit

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) is reminding sage-grouse hunters that they need to apply for a permit by Aug. 19 to...
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Sheriff’s Deputies Locate, Arrest Irrigon Man on the Loose with AR15

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office deputies found and arrested an Irrigon man who was alleged to have threatened another person with an AR15 on Sunday. Dylan...

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