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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Mosquito Control District Announces Openings

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District has an opening on its budget committee and its board of trustees. The budget committee meets once a year...
Alan Howard Reading

Author Returns to His Old Stomping Grounds

It took Alan Howard a long time to finish his first book – four decades, in fact. To be fair, in 1972, when Howard wrote...
Umatilla Easter Egg Hunt

The Thrill of the Hunt

It took weeks to plan, 90 minutes to stuff the eggs, 45 minutes to hide them and less than five minutes after it started...

Soccer Tourney Set for May 3-5

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department will hold the Hermiston Cup Soccer Tournament May 3-5 at the soccer fields at Rocky Heights Elementary School. Players...
Egg Hunts

Better Find Your Baskets!

With baskets in hand and eyes sharply focused, children from Umatilla to Boardman will be taking part in a favorite spring-time tradition – the...

Good Shepherd Announces Surgical Space Expansion

The Good Shepherd Medical Center has announced plans for a $12.3 million expansion to its surgical spaces. The expansion will include a separate central utility...

County Health Department: Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot

Protect yourself and others from getting the flu by getting your seasonal flu vaccination It may be late March, but cases of influenza are still...
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City Takes Aim at Graffiti

A new ordinance will soon make Hermiston property owners responsible for paying for the cost of removing graffiti from their building or face having...

Hermiston Passes Supplemental Budget

Everyone faces unanticipated expenses during the course of a year and the city of Hermiston is no exception. “Budgets are a moving target,” Hermiston Finance...

Hoffert, Walchli Earn Hoop Honors

Hermiston High School girls basketball coach Steve Hoffert was named Coach of the Year and Heidi Walchli was named to the second team of...

Hermiston Council to Tackle Graffiti Issues

Budget issues and graffiti are among the agenda items for Monday’s Hermiston City Council meeting. The meeting will be preceded by a work session in...
HHS College Rate

College-Bound Students On the Rise

More Hermiston High School graduates are moving on to college, according to a new report released by the Hermiston School District. Based on data compiled...

Boardman Chamber to Move Offices

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce will be closed on Thursday and Friday, March 28-29 while its offices are relocated to the new SAGE Center. The...
GA Team

Hansell Seeks Local Input Prior to Tuition Vote

State Sen. Bill Hansell was one of two Senate Republicans who voted Thursday for a bill that will allow in-state tuition for immigrant students. The...
CAB

One Kid At A Time

Every month, a small number of Hermiston youths are given the chance of their young lives – whether they know it or not. They are...

Good Shepherd Offers First Aid, CPR Classes

Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston is offering CPR and first aid classes each month. Classes are taught according to American Heart Association guidelines. CPR...

City Offers Free Tour of Public Facilities

The city of Hermiston is offering the public a chance to get the inside scoop on its newest public facilities, as well as those...

School District Removes Zombie Materials

The Hermiston School District administration announced on Wednesday that it has removed, and is replacing, “zombie apocalypse” materials recently used for an Armand Larive...
HAC Award

Committee Shares Thoughts on Diversity Award

In their first meeting since accepting the Cultural Diversity Award in Washington, D.C., last week, members of the Hispanic Advisory Committee took time to...
HAC

No Easy Answers

More than three dozen citizens listened intently Monday night as members of the Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee took up an issue that’s received a...

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