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Sunday, December 5, 2021

Extremely Hot Temperatures Coming This Weekend

The National Weather Service is issuing a warning to residents throughout Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington that unseasonably high temperatures will arrive on Friday...
Hermiston Fire Station Crash

Semi-Truck Crashes into Hermiston Fire Station

A semi-truck crashed into Hermiston Fire Station 2 early Friday morning, causing major damage to the building and sending the driver to the hospital. According...
Walk to School

Students Hit the Pavement in Umatilla

A steady stream of backpacks, jackets and tennis shoes moved down Columbia Boulevard on Wednesday morning as students made their way toward McNary Heights...

Police Arrest Man Who Fled on Motorcycle

One week after fleeing police on motorcycle, a Hermiston man was arrested Tuesday morning after he was spotted in a local restaurant. Gregory A. White,...

Hermiston City Council Moves Up Plans to Pave East Theater Lane

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to flip the scheduling of a couple of key street improvement projects. Last summer, the city prioritized a...
Ed Brookshier Retires

Brookshier Ready to Turn the Page

In 1991, grunge music dominated the charts, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 3,000 for the first time, the Internet was in its...
Pot Bust

Driver Caught with $7,500 Worth of Pot in Car

A Portland man is facing drug charges after an Oregon State Police trooper discovered three pounds of marijuana in his vehicle following a routine...
OSP Car

OSP to Step Up Enforcement Over Weekend

In keeping with the "Click It or Ticket" mobilization running May 20 - June 2, Oregon State Police, county sheriffs and local police agencies...
TRCI

Inmate Dies at Two Rivers Prison

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) inmate died Thursday, March 28 at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla. Dennis Willian died in the Infirmary while...

New #2 Record for Rocky Mountain Elk Antlers Found in Oregon

The antlers of a Union County bull elk have been officially scored at 406 6/8 which would make it the second-place record for a...
Lori Davis

Lori Davis Elected to Small Cities Council for National League of Cities

Hermiston City Councilor Lori Davis has been selected to serve on the National League of Cities Small Cities Council. The council’s mission is to connect...

Weekend Forecast: Wind and Rain

Mother Nature plans to serve up a menu of wet and windy weather this weekend with a side order of warmer temperatures. The rain is...

Feb. 8: Umatilla County Health Reports 48 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 48 new cases of COVID-19. Today's numbers - which includes new cases reported Friday through Sunday - bring the county's...

Spring Chinook Season Set to Open in Hells Canyon This Saturday

Spring Chinook season will open in Hells Canyon on Saturday, April 25 from the Dug Bar boat ramp to the boundary below Hells Canyon...

Hermiston Group Taking Applications for Community Service Projects

The College Savings Group of Hermiston is accepting CommuniCare grant applications for the 2018-19 school year. Any non-profit organization that is a 501(c) (3) or...
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BMCC Legislative Videoconference Set for Tuesday Has Been Canceled

Blue Mountain Community College's weekly videoconference with Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) and Rep. Greg Barreto (R-Cove) scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled. BMCC hosts the...
Gas Prices

Gas in Oregon May Drop Below $3 Per Gallon

Drivers enjoyed the lowest retail average price for a gallon of gas during the Thanksgiving holiday since 2009 with the national average at $2.80...

Group Effort Leads to Removal of Illegal Camps Near Oxbow Trail

Take a visit to Riverfront Park on the west side of Hermiston and you will see folks walking their dog, having a picnic or...
Evening of Excellence

An Evening of Excellence

Hermiston High School Honors Top Students at Awards Ceremony Hermiston High School honored some of its best and brightest students Wednesday night during its annual...

Aug. 18: New Coronavirus Cases Down to Just 9 in Umatilla County

Umatilla County Health today reported just nine new confirmed cases of coronavirus. That is the lowest number of new confirmed cases reported by the county...

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