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Thursday, October 28, 2021

HPD Weekend Activity Report

The Hermiston Police Department typically provides brief recaps of its weekend activities on its Facebook page. This week, however, Cpt. Travis Eynon is providing...
Hermiston High School

Hermiston Freshmen Students Score High on State Graduation Tracker

Hermiston High School freshman showed marked improvement on the 2018-2019 Oregon Department of Education Report Card, according to a report released on Thursday. The annual...
Fire Consolidation

Fire District Pitches Scaled-Down Ballot Measure

Last year, Hermiston Fire Chief Scott Stanton tried to convince voters to pony up some extra tax revenue so the department could keep up...
HCC 12-28-15

Senior Center Debate Turns Heated

A heated debate broke out at Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting during a discussion of an alternative site for the new senior center. At...
Blue Mountain Community College Logo

BMCC Hires Interim President

The Blue Mountain Community College Board of Education on Wednesday evening hired retired Tillamook Bay Community College President Dr. Connie Green as the college’s...

ODOT Program Helps Hermiston Roads

The Oregon Department of Transportation’s Emerging Small Business Program has paid off for Hermiston in the form of a new drain pipe under the...
UEC Open House

Umatilla Electric Showcases New Front Lobby

For nearly 80 years, Umatilla Electric Cooperative has not only provided electric service to the rural areas at the lowest possible cost, it has...

Public to Get Updated on EOTEC on Wednesday

The Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center Authority Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Hermiston...

Sept. 1: Umatilla County Health Reports 16 New Cases of Coronvirus

Umatilla County Health today reported 16 newly-confirmed cases of coronavirus. Those 16 cases brings the county's overall total to 2,552. There are 144 presumed cases of...
Gas Prices

Gas Prices Jump 8 Cents in Oregon in Past Week

The average price of gasoline in Oregon is 16 cents higher than the national average, according to AAA Oregon-Idaho. The average price per gallon jumped...

Hospital Offers Presentation on Diabetic Retinopathy

Good Shepherd Medical Center will offer a free presentation on diabetic retinopathy from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 10 in Conference Center...

Strong Wind Advisory Issued for E. Oregon Today

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Eastern Oregon and is forecasting wind speeds up to 35 mph with gusts up...

Use Caution During Holiday Traveling

Winter Weather Advisories for snow have been issued through early Wednesday morning for all of Central Oregon and the Northeast Oregon mountains. Snow accumulations will...
Solar Array

UEC Receives $250,000 Grant for Solar Array

Umatilla Electric Cooperative has received a $250,134 federal grant to help offset the cost of its $2.5-million solar array at Umatilla. UEC received the second...

EOTEC Authority Board to Hold Meeting Tuesday

The Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center Authority Board will meet on Tuesday, May 19 in the Dennis D. Doherty Conference Room at the...
Sturgeon

Fishery Managers Close, Open Sturgeon Seasons on Columbia

Columbia River fishery managers today closed one recreational white sturgeon season and scheduled another. Higher than expected effort and catch prompted fishery managers to close...

Armand Larive Receives Cultural Coalition Funding

Armand Larive Middle School's choir program is the recipient of $770 in funding from the Umatilla County Cultural Coalition. The funds will cover the...
HAC 5-18-15

Scholarship Foundation Aimed at Hispanics/Latinos

Since its inception, the Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee (HAC) has focused on improving the quality of life of the community’s Hispanic residents and has...

HHS Junior to Represent UEC in Nation's Capital

Madilyn Hofbauer, a junior at Hermiston High School, has been selected to represent Umatilla Electric Cooperative at the 2015 Washington, D.C. Youth Tour from...

Social Media Threat Prompts Police to Put Boardman Schools on Lockout

A threat on social media prompted the Boardman Police Department to put all Boardman schools on lockout today and the high school on lockdown. According...

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