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Multi-Vehicle Crash Kills 10 Cows, Injures Motorist

A multi-vehicle crash on Highway 204 near milepost 18 in Umatilla County Tuesday morning resulted in the death of 10 cows and one injured...
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The Art of the eBay Sale

Retired Electronics Enthusiast Finds Business Success Online As of 6 a.m., this morning, there were 1,858 ceramic cows for sale or for bid on eBay....
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Case of Jaywalking Results in Weapons Charges

What began as a warning for jaywalking Saturday ended in the arrest of a Hermiston man on weapons charges involving an illegal shotgun. The incident...
UHS Robotics in St. Louis

UHS Robotics Team Places 51st Out of 400

The Umatilla High School robotics team is returning home from the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championships in St. Louis after placing 51st out of...

Program to Provide Information on Epilepsy

"Epilepsy 101," a presentation on basic information about epilepsy, seizure awareness and first aid, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday,...

Audio Recordings of Council Meetings Now Online

Audio recordings for Hermiston City Council meetings are now available online. Residents can find the recordings of the council meetings under the “Public Records” tab...

Revitalization Plans Aim to Draw People Downtown

A general list of projects and programs designed to revitalize downtown Hermiston was approved on Thursday, but the concepts for those plans have been...
Steve Eldrige

UEC Looks Ahead to 'Bright Future'

Umatilla Electric Cooperative looked back on its past and ahead to its future during the 76th annual meeting on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at...
URD

Urban Renewal Projects Total $2.5 Million

Project Funding Will Not Require New Taxes After some give and take and back and forth, along with a little budget tweaking, Hermiston’s Urban Renewal...
Sarah Crane-Simpson

Desert View Staff Meet Principal Finalists

The staff at Desert View Elementary School met their new principal Thursday afternoon – they just don’t know who he or she is yet. The...

Umatilla Budget Includes Money for Marina, Library

City Council to Approve Final Budget on June 4 The city of Umatilla has set aside $40,000 to operate the Umatilla Marina and RV Park...

Camp Teaches Those with Disabilities to Ride Bikes

June Camp Now Registering Participants Learning to ride a bike just got a little easier for people with disabilities. iCan Shine is a non-profit organization that...

Hermiston Crime Numbers Down from Year Ago

In the first three months of the year, violent and property crimes are down almost across the board from 2012 and are at their...
Ray Jones Addresses City Council

Council Declines Jones' Request for Reimbursement

Jones Claims City Should Pay $1,025 Tax Penalty Former Hermiston Assistant City Manager Ray Jones paid a visit to the council chambers at Hermiston City...
Pat Hart Head

Local Fire Departments Seek New District

Hermiston-Stanfield District Would Mean Hike in Tax Rates Hermiston and Stanfield voters will determine next year whether or not to form a new fire district. If...
Eighth grade HHS tour

Eighth Graders Get Inside Scoop on High School

Approximately 400 Hermiston eighth graders got a sneak peek Friday at what high school life will be like for them during a tour of...
Daniel Wilson

Author's Message: Don't Fear the Robot

As any science fiction fan knows, if you see a robot with red eyes glowing at you, turn and run the other way as...
Ways and Means Main

Joint Ways & Means Committee Hears Wish Lists

More than 100 people made their way inside the auditorium at Hermiston High School Saturday afternoon to listen and share their opinions with the...
HEF Grants

Ed Foundation Awards Nearly $16,000 in Grants

With the price of Apple stock still falling, now might be a good time to invest in the company, because if Hermiston teachers are...
Mayor Bob Severson Playground

City Dedicates Playground to Bob Severson

On a quintessential Hermiston spring day, folks gathered at Victory Square Park to pay tribute to a quintessential Hermiston man. With the sun shining and...

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