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Dancing with Stars Rehearsal

Stars Prep for Big Night on Dance Floor

Dancers Raising Money for Charity in Desert Arts Event Bruises, sore muscles and hours of work will pay out for one of Hermiston’s “stars” this...
School Board Recognition Month

Hermiston School District to Honor Board Members

They volunteer their time while helping our student succeed, yet their work goes largely unnoticed. That will change this month as the Hermiston School...

More People Moving to Oregon

Former Oregon Gov. Tom McCall once encouraged people to visit Oregon, but added, “For heaven’s sake, don’t move here to live.” That advice is now...

Icy Roads Force School Delays, Heavy Winds Coming

Icy road conditions caused school delays in much of Eastern Oregon this morning. The Hermiston, Umatilla and Stanfield school districts were on a two-hour delay...

Megaload Halted – But Not by Protesters

Paperwork is succeeding in doing what protesters could not – stopping the so-called ‘megaloads.” According to Boise Weekly, the first 900,000-pound megaload is parked along...

Judge Orders Prison Term for Sex Offender

A Umatilla County judge sentenced a man to more than 12 years in prison for molesting two girls in Eastern Oregon. Russell Haney, 47, of...

Chang to Appear in Umatilla County Court Today

The man accused of stabbing a woman to death is scheduled to appear in court today. Lukah Chang, a Marine Corps deserter is expected to...

Boardman Chamber Seeks Volunteers

The annual Sportsmen Show will take place at the TRAC in Pasco, Wash., Jan. 17-19. The Boardman Chamber of Commerce will have a booth at...
Tillamook Cheese expansion

Tillamook Plant Expansion Nears Completion

Construction on the Tillamook cheese plant expansion in Boardman is about 90 percent complete and is expected to be fully operational by February. The Tillamook...

Boardman Seeks Nominees for Awards Banquet

There’s only a few more days to nominate someone for the Boardman Chamber of Commerce’s 24th annual Citizen’s Award Banquet. The event will be held...
UEC Mobile Substation

UEC Purchases Mobile Substation

Umatilla Electric has gained a new substation – one that rolled into town on wheels. Unlike UEC’s 40 other substations from Boardman to the Blue...

Economic Outlook Topic of Chamber Breakfast

The economic outlook for 2014 will be the topic of a breakfast meeting at the Port of Morrow on Jan. 15. Scott Fairley, east regional...

HSD Gets Huge Grant for Homebuilders Program

The Oregon Department of Education announced today that the Hermiston School District is the recipient of a nearly $400,000 grant which will be used...

Excerpt from Grant Application

Spanning from the classroom to the field, the mission of the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilder Program (CBSHP) is to provide real-world application, exposure, and...

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...
Hit and Run

OSP Seeks Hit-and-Run Driver

The Oregon State Police (OSP) and Oregon Department of Transportation are asking for the public's help to locate the vehicle and driver involved in...

Workshops Aimed at Parents of ADHD Children

The InterMountain Education Service District will host a pair of workshops for parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The workshops are a...

Elfering Named Commission Chairman

Bill Elfering has been named the 2014 chairman of the Umatilla County Commissioners, succeeding Commissioner Larry Givens. Commissioner George Murdock is the new vice chairman....

Efforts to Preserve State's History Under Way

Oregonians have until mid-January to comment on a new Oregon Heritage Plan that sets many of the state's historic preservation priorities for the next...

Workshops Aim to Help Small Businesses

Small businesses are always looking to attract more customers. But that’s only half of the equation. Once you get new customers, how do you...

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