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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Christmas Express 2013

Need Greater Than Ever for Christmas Express

On Saturday, a little girl pressed her face to the glass door of the Altrusa Room at Agape House. With her arms wrapped tight...

Sponsorships Available for Awards Banquet

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 41st annual Distinguished Citizens Award Banquet in Hermiston. The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is offering several levels of...
Umatilla Junior FLL

Umatilla Students Learn with Disastrous Results

Tornadoes and volcanos took over the cafeteria at McNary Heights Elementary on Thursday during the school's Junior FIRST Lego League Exhibition. As part of the...

Council to Discuss 'Community Identity' on Monday

The Hermiston City Council will discuss its “community identity” efforts during an hour-long work session prior to Monday night’s city council meeting. In 2011, the...

Hermiston Stars to Compete on Dance Floor

Back by popular demand, Dancing with the Hermiston Stars returns to the Hermiston High School Auditorium in January. From the sultry dances of the tango,...
Snowfall

Snowfall Makes for Slick Driving Conditions

Cars and trucks were slipping and sliding on Hermiston’s slick, snow-covered roads early this morning as the expected fluffy white stuff piled up in...
Village on Green

Old Favorite Gets New Name & Look

The Desert River Inn in Umatilla was showing its age when its owners closed it down a year ago. Now, under new ownership and...

Oregon Man Found Hiding Inside Store Fitting Room

What do you do if you’ve missed your bus home and were strapped for cash? According to the Tri-City Herald, a Pendleton man found himself...

Huston Named 2014 Fair Court Chaperone

A 4H leader, mother, wife and volunteer from Hermiston has been appointed as the 2014 chaperone for the Umatilla County Fair Court. Shirley Huston has...

Weather Service Says No White Christmas

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas for the Eastern Oregon area, you and Bing Crosby can keep on dreaming. The National Weather Service is...

Givens Elected Vice President of Counties Association

Umatilla County Commission Chair Larry Givens has been elected second vice-president of the Association of Oregon Counties. Givens, a resident of Umapine, was first elected...

County Health Department Gets Mental Health Grant

The Umatilla County Public Health Department has been awarded a grant in the amount of $167,000 to expand mental health services currently offered to...

County Offices Announce Holiday Closure

Anyone needing to take care of Umatilla County business should do so before 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve before offices close for the Christmas...

Roseburg Republican Endorses Hydro Petition

Bruce Hanna, a Roseburg Republican in the Oregon House of Representatives, has endorsed a proposed statewide initiative to recognize all hydroelectric power as a...
UEC Calendar

2014 UEC Calendars Available Free to Members

Umatilla Electric Cooperative has produced a 2014 calendar available free for cooperative members. A limited number of the calendars are available at UEC’s Hermiston and...

Two Claim Mega Millions Jackpot

Anyone in the Hermiston area wondering whether or not they won the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night can go ahead and keep...

Irrigon Man Arrested Following Wrong-Way Crash

Law enforcement officials say a suspected drunk driver driving the wrong way caused a collision Monday on Interstate 84 west of Boardman, sending one...

Population Increases In All But 1 Area City

Most cities throughout Eastern Oregon saw their population numbers increase from a year ago, according to Portland State University’s Population Research Center. Hermiston led the...
BMCC Forum

Voters Offer Reasons Why BMCC Measure Failed

Umatilla County voters said ‘no’ to Blue Mountain Community College last month when the school asked for support to build three new workforce development...
Hermiston Population

Hermiston's Population Tops 17,000

Hermiston gained 245 residents since the last population estimate, according to Portland State University. The new estimates, released this week, show Hermiston with an estimated...

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