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M.C. Residents Demand Urgent Aid from State for Contaminated Water

By Alex Baumhardt More than 100 Boardman residents attended a meeting Thursday evening to demand the state guarantee access to safe drinking water in Morrow...

Illegal Hunting Guides Forfeit Mules After Multi-State Investigation

Two Oregon men convicted of illegally guiding hunters in Wallowa County forfeited mules and gear, among other penalties, following a multi-state investigation. The case...

Hermiston Fall Fest to Feature BBQ Contests, Kids Zone Games & More

The Hermiston Fall Fest is coming to the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center on Oct. 7-9, featuring three days of barbecue contests, a...

HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: Sept. 17: Allen Ray Goatley, 43, was arrested on N.E. Alora Drive and charged...

E. Oregon Correctional Institution Holding Hiring Event on Tuesday

Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution, 2500 Westgate in Pendleton, is holding an open house hiring event on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 12...

Hermiston Ed Foundation’s Benefit Fun Run & Walk Takes Place Oct. 1

The Hermiston Education Foundation will host the 14th annual Fun Run & Walk benefit on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Riverfront Park. This year's run will...

Family Health & Fitness Day to Offer Something for Everyone

Good Shepherd’s Family Health & Fitness Day is just over a week away and will feature a pre-event 5-K fun run, a teddy bear...

Stanfield Educator Named IMESD’s 2023 Regional Teacher of the Year

A Stanfield educator is one of 16 teachers who have been selected from across the state of Oregon as 2023 Regional Teachers of the...
Meeting

Umatilla County Special Library District Board to Meet on Sept. 22

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at the...

Multiple Fire Departments Battle Brush Fires Covering 500 Acres

Firefighters on Wednesday battled brush fires covering 500 acres in the area of Highway 730 and crews remain on the scene today extinguishing hot...

Good Shepherd Offering Free 12-Week Tai Chi Class at Senior Center

Good Shepherd Health Care System is offering a free 12-week tai chi class at the Hermiston Senior Center, 255 N.E. Second St. Sessions are on...

Pilot Rock Among Fire Departments Receiving Federal Assistance

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced on Wednesday that four Oregon fire departments – including Pilot Rock’s - will receive a combined...

Boardman Appoints Baumgartner, Cuevas to City Council

The Boardman City Council appointed Heather Baumgartner and Cristina Cuevas to the council at its Tuesday meeting. They were among six citizens who expressed an...

Hermiston Seeks Applicants for Various Committee Positions

If you are looking for an opportunity to get involved in local government, the city of Hermiston has several openings on various committees. The city...

UEC Staff Take Part in National Suicide Prevention Week Activities

Umatilla Electric Cooperative staff honored National Suicide Prevention Week, recognized across the United States Sept. 4-10. Throughout the week, UEC staff were encouraged to learn...

PGE Contractors to Demolish Boardman Coal Stack on Today

Portland General Electric (PGE) contractors today will knock down the 656-foot-tall stack and boiler at the Boardman coal plant – Oregon’s last coal fired...
BMCC

BMCC Awards FARM II Contract to Richland Construction Company

The Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) Board gas approved the FARM II design-build contract to Bouten Construction Company from Richland, Wash. The project is a community...
Oregon Vote-by-Mail

Voter Registration Day is Sept. 20

National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 20, is just six days away. The Oregon Secretary of State and many other groups in Oregon are helping register...

Umatilla School District to Put $45.2 Million Bond Measure on Ballot

The Umatilla School District School Board will refer to voters a proposed General Obligation bond measure for the Nov. 8 ballot. The proposed bond is...

Search & Rescue Team Demonstrates Capabilities of Its Newest Drone

Umatilla County Search & Rescue put its latest drone to the test Tuesday evening when it was sent out on a mission to find...

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