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Weston-McEwen High School Honors New Hall of Fame Inductees

Weston-McEwen High School and Athena-Weston School District have announced the induction of five individuals and two teams into the Weston-McEwen High School Hall of Fame. The TigerScot Hall...

Oregon Launches New Free Hotline for Legal Advice on Abortion

By Julia Shumway The Oregon Department of Justice has launched a hotline (503-431-6460) to provide free legal advice to people with legal questions about abortions. Attorney...

Hermiston Council Passes Ordinance Allowing for Wider Driveways

The proliferation of three-car garages and RV pads in single-family neighborhoods in Hermiston has prompted the city to increase the maximum allowable width of...

Pendleton Inmate Dies in Custody

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Thomas James Kjersten, died on Monday, Jan. 23. Kjersten was incarcerated at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution...

Boardman Public Works to Pick Up Christmas Trees Through Jan. 31

The Boardman Public Works Department will be picking up Christmas trees daily Monday through Friday until Jan. 31. Residents are asked to place their tree...
Meeting

Umatilla County Special Library District Board to Meet on Jan. 26

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 26. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at the district...

Hermiston Oregon Sportsplex Scheduled for March Completion

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Hermiston Herald and is part of a content-sharing partnership between Northeast Oregon Now and the Hermiston...

Good Shepherd Offering Free Walking Program Starting Jan. 24

Good Shepherd Health Care System is hosting a free in-person low-intensity walking program for those needing relief from arthritis pain or just wanting to...

Education Foundation to Host Follow Your Art Fundraiser at EOTEC

Tickets are on sale now for the 12th annual Hermiston Education Foundation Follow Your Art fund-raising event on Saturday, Feb. 4 at Eastern Oregon...

After Catastrophic 2020, City of Echo Works to Prevent Future Flooding

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Hermiston Herald and is part of a content-sharing partnership between Northeast Oregon Now and the Hermiston...
Meeting

Boardman City Council to Hold Workshop Session on Jan. 28

The Boardman City Council will meet in a workshop session on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Boardman City Hall in the Council Chambers The session is...

Hermiston Chamber Seeks Nominations for 2023 DCA Gala

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 53rd annual Distinguished Citizens Awards gala, set for March 1 at the Hermiston Community...

Oregon’s Nonfarm Payroll Employment Rises by 6,100

In Oregon, nonfarm payroll employment rose by 6,100 jobs in December, following a gain of 8,200jobs in November. According to the Oregon Employment Department, the gains in December were largest in manufacturing (+2,400 jobs), construction (+1,300), and professional and business services (+1,100). The largest...

Motorists: Be Prepared with ODOT’s Winter Roadway Guide

It’s hard to tell what winter driving hazards you might experience over the next several months, so get your family ready with ODOT’s Winter Roadway...

Tickets on Sale for Winter Gala at Hermiston Community Center

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Winter Gala on Jan. 28 at the Hermiston Community Center. The 21-and-over event includes a tri...

Oregon Has 3rd-Largest Monthly and Yearly Drops in Gas Prices in Nation

he short days and winter weather of January are making people drive less, lowering gasoline demand. But the price of crude oil has climbed...

Health Foundation’s Spring Grant Deadline Drawing Near

The deadline for Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation’s spring grants is drawing near. The foundation aims to help develop the quality of life in our...

UEC Offers Five Ways to Fight the Winter Chill & Save Energy

We all have our favorite season. Some people love crisp, cool weather and bundling up under a favorite blanket, while others prefer the warm...

2023 Oregon Legislative Preview: What You Need to Know

By Julia Shumway, Alex Baumhardt and Ben Botkin The Oregon Legislature began its 2023 work in earnest on Tuesday, with just more than five months...
Hermiston School District

School District to Hold ‘Listening & Learning’ Session on Jan. 30

The Hermiston School District will hold a community “Listening and Learning” session on Jan. 30. The session will take place at 6 p.m. at the...

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