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Sunday, December 5, 2021

Gas Prices Begin to Tick Upward

Many drivers are noticing spikes in gas prices for the first time in months. The national average for regular unleaded jumped 12 cents last...

Chinook Fishing Re-Opens on Mainstem Columbia River Saturday

Fishery managers were able to reopen the 2020 Chinook retention season starting this Saturday, Sept. 19, four days earlier than scheduled based on preseason...
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Council OKs Franchise Agreement for Fatbeam

The Hermiston City Council approved a franchise agreement for a new telecom company in the area on Monday. The council voted unanimously to approve Fatbeam’s...

Cheaper Gas Expected to Stick Around

Gas prices continue to test lows not seen since May 2009. The national average for regular unleaded has fallen for a record 110 days...
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Cottage Flowers in Hermiston Begins Liquidation Sale

After 32 years in business, the owners of Cottage Flowers, 1725 N. First St. in Hermiston, officially ended floral service to enjoy retirement and...

Sheriff Warns of Telephone Scammers

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a fraudulent scheme in which callers identifying themselves as employees of the sheriff’s office warn...
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Author Wows Umatilla Students During Visit

Strange and mysterious things may happen to the characters in Patrick Carman’s books, but the reception the author received in Umatilla came as no...
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Districts Honor Educators with Crystal Apple Awards

The Intermountain Education Service District has honored a number of area educators with the 2017 Crystal Apple “Excellence in Education” Awards. A total of 44...

Spring Turkey Season Opens This Weekend

The sight and sound of a turkey’s mating display is enough to quicken the pulse of even the most experienced hunter— and makes...

Umatilla, Pendleton Prisons to Hold ‘Recruiting’ Event on March 2

Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI) in Pendleton and Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla will be holding a one-day recruiting event on Friday,...

NW Energy Supplies Tight, Consumers Asked to Conserve Electricity

Unseasonably cold temperatures, low stream flows for hydropower production, transmission import constraints and high natural gas constraints are putting pressure on the regional electricity...
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Energy, Conservation Leaders Want Officials to Prioritize River Issues

In a letter to the Governors of Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana, energy company and conservation community leaders called on elected officials across the Pacific...

Sen. Wyden to Speak at Chamber Luncheon

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Team will host U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden at a luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Hermiston...
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Ships to Make Return Visit to Umatilla

If you missed getting a close-up look at the vintage-style ships that came through the Umatilla Marina last week, don’t fret – the ships...

Survey Shows Support for Hermiston School Bond

The Hermiston School Board received the results of a second community survey that shows support for a proposed school bond that would replace two...

Boardman Council Meets Tonight

The Boardman City Council will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Boardman City Hall. The council go over the June financial report as well as...

E. Oregon Economic Summit to Focus on Local, Regional, Federal Issues

Hermiston High School will be the site of the first annual Eastern Oregon Economic Summit on Friday, July 26 with a wide range of...
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Hermiston Gives Financial Backing to Water Group

A new organization aimed at advocating at the state level for local water users gained a key member this week when the city of...

April 30: Umatilla County Health Reports 9 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported nine new COVID-19 cases - down one from Thursday. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 8,138. There are...

Hermiston Police Officers to Reward Kids for ‘Doing the Right Thing’

The Hermiston Police Department will be keeping a close eye for kids doing “the right thing.” HPD and 7-Eleven are again teaming up to reward...

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