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ODFW Invites Artists to Compete in Annual Wildlife Art Contest

Artists in Oregon and throughout the world are invited to compete in one or all three 2022 stamp art competitions put on by the...

Jan. 5: Umatilla County Health Reports 58th COVID-19 Death

Umatilla County Health today the 58th county resident has died from COVID-19. Umatilla County’s 58th death with COVID-19 is a 94-year-old male who tested positive...

ODFW Now Managing Wolves After Delisting from Federal ESL

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday formally removed most gray wolves in the lower 48 from the Endangered Species List, which turns management...

Jan. 4: Umatilla County Health Reports 223 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 223 new cases of COVID-19. Today's numbers - which include new cases reported Thursday through Sunday - bring the county's...

Boardman Council Meets Tuesday

The Boardman City Council will elect a council president and consider system development charge waivers at its Tuesday meeting. The council will also re-appoint members...

Rep. Smith Announces Committee Assignments for 2021 Session

Oregon State Rep. Greg Smith (GOP-Heppner) announced his committee assignments for the upcoming legislative session. Smith has been appointed by Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek to...
Police Response

Truck Driver Dies in I-84 Crash

A Utah truck driver died New Year’s Eve in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 84. Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers and emergency personnel responded around...

Community Health Foundation Awards Nearly $250,000 in 2020

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation awarded nearly $250,000 in grants and scholarships despite the challenges of a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Spring...

Dec. 31: Umatilla County Health Reports 57th COVID-Related Death

Umatilla County Health today reported the 57th death in the county from coronavirus. Umatilla County’s 57th death with COVID-19 is a 66-year-old male who tested...

Have a Missing Item? Umatilla Police to Purge Unclaimed Property

The Umatilla Police Department on Dec. 1 issued a 60-day property purge notice regarding unclaimed personal property being stored on the premises. The unclaimed items...

Umatilla P.D. Offering Party-Hardy Residents a Free Ride Home

The Umatilla Police Department and the Umatilla Cab Co. are teaming up to help residents of Umatilla get their impaired New Year’s Eve guests...

Dec. 30: Umatilla County Health Reports 56 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 - up 32 from Tuesday. Today's numbers bring the county's overall total to 5,254. There are...

Morrow County to Move From ‘Extreme’ to High Risk Status

Morrow County is one of five Oregon counties that will move from Extreme Risk to High Risk based on recent COVID-19 spread. Umatilla County is...

HPD Recovers Stolen Glock; Suspect Faces Multiple Charges

A Hermiston man is in jail on multiple drug and firearms charges as well as first-degree theft. On Monday night around 10: 48 p.m., a...

Tough Enough To Wear Pink Donates $11,000 to Local Organizations

The Pendleton Round-Up’s Tough Enough To Wear Pink (TETWP) may not have been able to take place in 2020, but that didn’t prevent the...

End-of-the-Year Gasoline Prices Moving Up as Crude Prices Climb

Drivers are paying a little more to fill up as 2020 comes to a close. Crude oil prices have jumped to their highest prices...

Dec. 29: Umatilla County Health Reports 24 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 24 new cases of COVID-19. Today's numbers bring the county's overall total to 5,198. There are currently 272 presumed cases of...

Thanks to Measure 108, Cigarette, Other Tobacco Taxes to Increase

A series of increases in the taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products and a new tax on inhalant delivery products, approved by Oregon...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here's a rundown of the Hermiston Police Department's activities over the weekend: Made a few arrests for outstanding warrants Took one hit-and-run report Responded...

Umatilla Holding Contest for New Parks Department Tagline, Logo

The city of Umatilla is holding a contest for ideas for a new Parks and Recreation Department tagline and logo. The contest is open to...

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