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Friday, December 13, 2019

A.C. Houghton Elementary Report Card Results “Lift Our Teachers Up’

The staff at A.C. Houghton Elementary in Irrigon had been waiting with much anticipation for the release of school report cards from the Oregon...

Oregon Has Third-Biggest Drop in Gas Prices Throughout the Nation

Pump prices are cheaper in most states including Oregon this week as an increase in gasoline stocks has put downward pressure on prices. For the...

What?! M.C. Kids Going to School Even When They Don’t Have To

Morrow County School District students don’t go to school on Fridays, since the district has a four-day school week. But some Sam Boardman and...

Internist, Geriatrician Joins Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) has announced the addition of Internist and Geriatrician Guy Fogg, MD, to the Good Shepherd Medical Group (GSMG). What...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here’s a rundown of the Hermiston Police Department cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday: 3 theft cases/arrests 1 burglary report 2...
Hermiston Park

Parks Department Taking Orders for Fence Pickets for Funland Playground

For a limited time, the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is accepting orders for pickets for the new Funland playground. Prices are $100 for a...

High-Speed Chase Leads to Arrest of Umatilla Man on Multiple Charges

A Umatilla man with outstanding warrants for alleged sex crimes was arrested on Monday after a high-speed chase from Hermiston into Washington state. The incident...

Winter Walleye Seminar Coming to Sportsman’s Warehouse on Thursday

Jacob Munden of Munden's Rising Son Adventures in Pasco will be talking winter walleye this Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Sportsman's Warehouse, 6603 W....

Irrigon High School FFA Students Selling Holiday Centerpieces, Wreaths

The Irrigon High School FFA chapter is taking orders for holiday centerpieces and wreaths. The decorations will be made by students and FFA alumni...

ODOT, Pendleton to Host Open House for Interstate 84 Exit Plans

The Oregon Department of Transportation and the city of Pendleton will host a public open house on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to help plan for...
Junk Cleanup

City of Umatilla Hosting Free Fall Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday

The city of Umatilla is hosting a Free Fall Community Cleanup Day on Saturday, Nov. 23. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the city is...

Oregon Jobless Rate Remains Steady

Oregon’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in September and October. The rate has been between 4.0 percent and 4.4 percent for an unprecedented 36...

Live and Loud Emergency Siren Test to Be Conducted Thursday in Heppner

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Morrow County Emergency Management will conduct a live siren test of the Heppner flood evacuation warning system...
Meeting

County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on Nov. 21

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. in the...
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BMCC Instructor Wins Poetry Award

Blue Mountain Community College English and writing instructor Shaindel Beers was recently awarded the Woodrow Hall Top Shelf Award for her poetry collection, Secure...

Irrigon Jr/Sr High Touts Department of Education’s Report Card Results

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently released report cards for every school in the state and Irrigon Jr/Sr High School had better rates...

Home Buyer Education Class Taking Place Tuesday at SAGE Center

The SAGE Center in Boardman will host the Home Buyer Education Class on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The event is presented by Academy Mortgage Corporation. The...

Irrigon Elementary Celebrates Report Card Results with Taco Truck

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently released report cards for every school in the state, reporting test scores from the 2018-19 school year....
Blue Mountain Community College

Report Shows BMCC Saved Students $1.1 Million in Textbook Costs

A new report from the Open Oregon Educational Resources shows that the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) at Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC)...

Local High School Students Earn College Credit During EOU Visit

A group of 33 high school students from eastern Oregon school districts had the chance to visit Eastern Oregon University last week and earn...

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