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Rep. Greg Walden

Walden Calls for Better Broadband Connectivity in Rural Oregon

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, called for action to expand broadband internet access in rural Oregon. During...

Boardman to Host Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

The city of Boardman will host a free hazardous household waste disposal event on Friday, Sept. 2 from 8 to 11 a.m. Residents can dispose,...

Hermiston High School FFA Students Place at State Competition

The Hermiston High School FFA had a successful Saturday when it hosted state-level contests for the Veterinary Science and Agriculture Sales Career Development Events...

State Investigating Death of Two Rivers Inmate

An investigation is taking place into the “unexpected death” of a Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) inmate Monday evening. On Monday, at approximately 5:55 p.m.,...

ConAgra to Hold Hiring Event at SAGE Center

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will hold a hiring event on Friday, Sept. 11 at the SAGE Center in Boardman. The event takes place from 11...

Testing Differences Explain Umatilla Student Scores

At first glance, Umatilla's state report card could land the school district in the principal's office, as students at two of its three schools...

Single-Dose Vaccines to Be Available to Morrow County Residents, Workers

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will be available to Morrow County residents and workers beginning this week. No appointments are needed, but vaccine...
BMCC Academic Stars

Blue Mountain Students Honored in Salem

Two Blue Mountain Community College students were honored by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown as members of the 2015 All-Oregon Academic Team, which recognizes students...

Boardman Council to Meet Tonight

The Boardman City Council will meet tonight at 7 p.m. to consider an ordinance and resolution. The council will discuss an ordinance dealing with illegal...
Blood Draw

Club 24 Hosting Red Cross Blood Drive in Hermiston Today

Club 24 in Hermiston is hosting a Red Cross blood drive today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. To schedule an appointment, contact james.martinez@redcross.org...

Sept. 10: Umatilla County Health Reports Just 5 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported just five new coronavirus cases. Those cases bring the county's overall total to 2,648. Today's low case count follows Wednesday's...

Walden to Address Fire Concerns in E. Oregon

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold public meetings next week to listen to Eastern Oregon communities about preventing and fighting catastrophic wildfire. Agency...

Echoporium in Echo Holding Kids’ Clothing Swap Dec. 19-21

Echoporium, 211 W. Main St. in Echo, is looking to fill a need in the community for children’s clothing and shoes. The store will host...

HHS Still Hoping to Play Washington State Teams

The clock is ticking on a decision that would allow Hermiston High School to join the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) and compete against...

Breakfast of Champs Set for Jan. 16

The next Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Breakfast of Champions will be held on Jan. 16 at the Hermiston Conference Center. The quarterly event honors area...
Boardman Pool

Boardman Pool & Recreation Center Open to the Public

The Boardman Pool and Recreation Center officially opened to the public this past weekend. The recreation center has been a vision of the community for over...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here’s a rundown of the Hermiston Police Department cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday: 3 theft cases/arrests 1 burglary report 2...

Umatilla, 5 Other Counties to Receive Federal Disaster Declaration

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio and Greg Walden today announced that federal officials have determined the spring storms...

Boardman Water, Sewer Rates to Increase

Boardman residents will see their water and sewer rates increase for the first time in eight years. Earlier this year, the Boardman City Council approved...

Hermiston School District Puts Fall Sports Schedule on Hold

The Hermiston School District has put its fall sports schedule on hold after Tri-Cities’ teams have chosen not to travel to Hermiston nor host...

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