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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Doherty to Address Critical Ground Water Issues

The League of Women Voters of West Umatilla County will host a public forum on critical ground water at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April...
Jim Ward Lunch

Former Players Recall Legendary Coach

A table for eight was set up at Walker’s Farm Kitchen in Hermiston Thursday and the lunch guests treated themselves to soup, salad and...
Kevin Hennings

Meet the Principal Candidates

West Park Holds Meet and Greet on Thursday The four finalists for the West Park Elementary School principal position had a long day on Thursday. First,...
Col River Grand Opening

CPA Business Ready to Grow

For several years, CPA Kathryn Erz and her daughter, Stacey Stanek, worked side by side in a home office. But they knew if they...

Mobile Vendor Subcommittee to Meet Monday

The Hermiston City Council’s subcommittee on mobile vendors will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 8 in the City Hall...

Zacharias to Appear at Hermiston Public Library

Local author Karen Spears Zacharias will read from her book, A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder on Tuesday, April 23 at...
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Former HHS Student Earns Girl Scouts' Top Honor

According to a 2010 USDA report, the average middle-income family will spend roughly $12,000 on child-related expenses in their baby’s first year of life. Imagine,...
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5 of 6 Commissioner Candidates Show Up for Debate

Six men are running for Umatilla County Commissioner, but only five showed up in Umatilla for Monday night’s debate sponsored by the Umatilla Chamber...

Mosquito Control District Announces Openings

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District has an opening on its budget committee and its board of trustees. The budget committee meets once a year...
Alan Howard Reading

Author Returns to His Old Stomping Grounds

It took Alan Howard a long time to finish his first book – four decades, in fact. To be fair, in 1972, when Howard wrote...
Umatilla Easter Egg Hunt

The Thrill of the Hunt

It took weeks to plan, 90 minutes to stuff the eggs, 45 minutes to hide them and less than five minutes after it started...

Soccer Tourney Set for May 3-5

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department will hold the Hermiston Cup Soccer Tournament May 3-5 at the soccer fields at Rocky Heights Elementary School. Players...
Egg Hunts

Better Find Your Baskets!

With baskets in hand and eyes sharply focused, children from Umatilla to Boardman will be taking part in a favorite spring-time tradition – the...

Good Shepherd Announces Surgical Space Expansion

The Good Shepherd Medical Center has announced plans for a $12.3 million expansion to its surgical spaces. The expansion will include a separate central utility...

County Health Department: Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot

Protect yourself and others from getting the flu by getting your seasonal flu vaccination It may be late March, but cases of influenza are still...
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City Takes Aim at Graffiti

A new ordinance will soon make Hermiston property owners responsible for paying for the cost of removing graffiti from their building or face having...

Hermiston Passes Supplemental Budget

Everyone faces unanticipated expenses during the course of a year and the city of Hermiston is no exception. “Budgets are a moving target,” Hermiston Finance...

Hoffert, Walchli Earn Hoop Honors

Hermiston High School girls basketball coach Steve Hoffert was named Coach of the Year and Heidi Walchli was named to the second team of...

Hermiston Council to Tackle Graffiti Issues

Budget issues and graffiti are among the agenda items for Monday’s Hermiston City Council meeting. The meeting will be preceded by a work session in...
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College-Bound Students On the Rise

More Hermiston High School graduates are moving on to college, according to a new report released by the Hermiston School District. Based on data compiled...

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