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Monday, May 27, 2019

Garbage Rates for Boardman Residents to Go Up Beginning July 1

The Boardman City Council passed Resolution No. 10-2019 increasing the city’s garbage rate beginning July 1, 2019. The increase is in response to a rate...

Wyden Urges Canada to Ensure Kanter Travels If Blazers Advance

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure Enes Kanter can travel safely to and from Canada, should the...

City Looking for Ways to Maximize EOTEC’s Rentals, Revenue

The Hermiston City Council continued its efforts to finalize a strategic plan for the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC) during a work...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

The Hermiston Police Department had a relatively quiet weekend. Here's the reports and cases they worked from Friday through Sunday: 2 warrant arrests 2...
Meeting

Restaurant Association to Present Manager Training Class on May 28

The Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association is presenting the ServSafe manager training class on Tuesday, May 28 at the Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate....

Boardman Chamber to Present Scholarships to Seniors Wednesday

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce will present scholarships to selected high school seniors on Wednesday, May 15 at the Scholarship Breakfast. The event begins...

Education Service District Announces Winners of Annual Spelling Contest

Students from school districts in Morrow, Umatilla and Union counties participated in the InterMountain Education Service District’s Spelling Contest on Monday, May 6 at...
Umatilla I-82 Bridge

Highway Projects to Impact Traffic

The Oregon Department of Transportation will be constructing over two dozen key highway projects this year in Eastern Oregon to fix pavement, bridges and...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd to Present Findings on Community Health Data

Good Shepherd Health Care System will hold a public presentation of the Umatilla County 2019-2021 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) report. The event takes...
Meeting

County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on May 16

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

Fire Burns Funland – Again

For the second time in its existence, Hermiston’s Funland Playground at Butte Park has suffered heavy damage due to a fire and police are...

Spring Chinook Fishing Re-Opens on Columbia River Above Bonneville

Recreational fishermen will get another two days to go after spring Chinook salmon in the Columbia River above Bonneville Dam under rules adopted by...

Morrow Soil & Water Conservation District to Give Out Free Herbicide

The Morrow Soil & Water Conservation District is giving away pre-mixed herbicide this month during their Free Spray Days 2019 event. The giveaways go from...

Oregon Aiming for 50,000 Registered Electric Cars by Year 2020

AAA’s new survey shows that consumer interest in electric vehicles remains steady. The number who say they plan to buy an EV the next...
Rep. Greg Walden

Walden Bill Aims to Improve Forest Management, Reduce Wildfire Risk

As Oregon faces a rapidly approaching wildfire season, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today introduced legislation to improve forest management and reduce the...

Hermiston Art Festival to Showcase Region’s Artistic Talent on May 18

Spring is in the air and with it the Hermiston Art Festival is bringing a new freshness and excitement to Downtown Hermiston District on...

Mural at Airport Shows Off Highlights of Hermiston Community

A chance meeting on a local radio show has led to the creation of a mural depicting Hermiston that is displayed at the Hermiston...

Irrigon Budget Committee to Meet

The city of Irrigon will hold a public Budget Committee meeting on Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at city hall, 500 N.E. Main...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

The Hermiston Police Department posted its weekly recap of weekend activities. These are cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday: 1 warrant...

E. Oregon Business Source Hosting Workforce Seminars in Pendleton

Eastern Oregon Business Source is hosting two workforce seminars later this month in Pendleton. The Work Ethic Certification Training program takes place on Wednesday, May...

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