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Sunday, September 27, 2020

DEQ Issues Air Quality Advisory For All of Oregon due to Smoke Levels

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency and the Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency extended an air quality advisory for...

Sept. 11: Umatilla County Health Reports 24 New Cases of Coronavirus

Umatilla County Health today reported 24 new coronavirus cases. Those cases bring the county's overall total to 2,672. There are 153 presumed cases of coronavirus in...

Oregon Battles Record 900,000 Acres of Wildfires; 500,000 Evacuated

Firefighters are prioritizing life safety as they battle a record 900,000 acres of wildfires across Oregon. The public is urged to stay away from active...

Three Additional Days of Chinook Retention Set for Columbia River

Fishery managers today set three additional days of Chinook retention opportunity on the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 to the Hwy 395 Bridge...

Farm Bureau Calendar Editors Seek Photos of Oregon Agriculture

Oregon Farm Bureau invites the public to submit their best photos of Oregon agriculture for a chance to be featured in the 2021 Oregon’s...

Sept. 10: Umatilla County Health Reports Just 5 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported just five new coronavirus cases. Those cases bring the county's overall total to 2,648. Today's low case count follows Wednesday's...

High Schoolers, Adults Needed to Help Tutor Boardman Students

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce is looking for high school students and adults to help tutor local elementary students who need help navigating the...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd to Present Falls Prevention Workshop on Saturday

Good Shepherd Health Care System will present a free Falls Prevention Workshop this Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Everyone is...
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Suspect in June 20 Road Rage Death Extradited Back to Umatilla County

The man suspected of murdering a motorist in an apparent road rage incident in Hermiston in June has been extradited to Umatilla County and...

New Wildhorse Family FunPlex Expected to Open by End of Month

The year-long construction at Wildhorse Resort & Casino that adds a bowling center, food court and arcade is nearly done and will open to...

Boardman Park & Rec District Seeks Applicants for Board Position

The Boardman Park and Recreation District is seeking letters of interest from persons willing to be considered for a vacant position on the board...

Sept. 9: 42nd Death from COVID-19 Reported, 6 New Confirmed Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported the 42nd person in the county has died from coronavirus. Umatilla County’s 42nd death attributed to COVID-19 is a 97-year-old...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here’s a rundown of the Hermiston Police Department's cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday: 1 lost/found property report 1 information report ...

Federal Grant Money Expected to Produce 250 Jobs in Hermiston

A grant of $1.46 million dollars for the community of Hermiston is expected to produce hundreds of new jobs for multiple projects in the...

Lamb Weston’s Boardman Center Holding Hiring Event on Sept. 10

Lamb Weston’s Boardman Center is hosting a hiring event on Thursday, Sept. 10 in the SAGE Center parking lot, 101 Olson Road. The event goes...

Sept. 8: Umatilla County Reports 41st Death, 36 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported the 41st person in the county has died from coronavirus. Umatilla County’s 41st death attributed to COVID-19 death is a...

Virtual Open House to Focus on Plan for Port of Morrow Interchange

A virtual open house is set for Wednesday evening to share information with the public about the current plan for the Interstate 84-Laurel Road...

Funds Available to Residents Who’ve Lost Income Due to COVID-19

The city of Hermiston and the Community Action Program of East Central Oregon (CAPECO) are offering financial assistance to people who have lost income...
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Pedestrian Stuck and Killed While Walking Along Interstate 84 at Night

A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday night while walking in the lane of travel on Interstate 84. The Oregon State Police (OSP) reported that...

Umatilla, Morrow Counties to Remain in Phase 1 Due to High Case Counts

Gov. Kate Brown announced on Friday that Umatilla and Morrow counties will remain in Phase 1 due to high case counts of coronavirus. Brown also...

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