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Council Chambers

Hermiston Council Chambers to Lose Retro Look

Regular visitors to the council chambers inside Hermiston City Hall are well familiar with its vintage-looking appearance. But those 1970s-style green and orange seats...
Dianna Veleke

Umatilla Principal Retiring After 39 Years in Education

When Dianna Veleke walks the hallways at Clara Brownell Middle School, she greets students by name. The shelves in the her office overflow with...

Umatilla Fine-Tunes Council in Mayoral Absence

Lyle Smith is now the second-in-command for the Umatilla City Council. The Umatilla City Council voted Smith into the position on Tuesday to help cover...

Morrow County Relay for Life Seeks Sponsors, Teams

The Morrow County Relay for Life is seeking sponsors and teams for the Aug. 2-3 event. The relay will be held at the Morrow County...
SAGE Center Anniversary

SAGE Center Plans Tasty 1-Year Anniversary Party

The SAGE Center in Boardman is kicking off summer and celebrating its first year of operation with free admission all day and serving Tillamook...

HSD's Smith Wins Leadership Award

Hermiston School District Deputy Superintendent Wade Smith was named the 2014 Doug Flatt Memorial Leadership Award winner at the InterMountain Education Service District's Pendleton...
Invasive Species Found

Inspectors Find Invasive Species on Pontoon Boat

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife technicians discovered quagga mussels on a pontoon houseboat on Tuesday at the Ontario boat inspection station in Eastern...

Wyden to Hold Pair of Town Hall Meetings on May 25

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold a pair of town hall meetings in our area on Sunday, May 25. Wyden will appear at St. Anthony’s...

Spelling Contest Winners Announced

Students from Umatilla and Morrow counties showed off their spelling skills in a spelling contest earlier this month. The students participated in the contest on...

Corps Reminds Public to Play It Safe This Summer

Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the beginning of summer and serves as the official kick-off for seasonal recreation outdoor fun. Now is the time to...

Parks Department Offers Junior Golf Program

Registration is now open for the city of Hermiston’s Junior Golf Program for kids ages 6-14. Participants will learn how to drive, pitch, putt, as...
HCC 5-20-14

Council OKs Top Candidates for City Manager Job

The city of Hermiston is moving closer to selecting a new city manager. In a special meeting Tuesday evening, the city council voted to approve...

Hermiston Council Incumbents Look Like Winners

Smith Leading Bendixsen by Just 9 Votes in Unofficial Results Unofficial election results show Hermiston City Council incumbents keeping their seats and a razor-thin lead...

Band Boosters to Hold Instrument Donation Program

Hermiston Band Boosters will host an instrument donation program at Hermiston High School on May 29-30. Community members are encouraged to donate old musical instruments...

Aquatics Center Announces Summer Hours

The Hermiston Family Aquatics Center will open for the summer season on June 7. The aquatics center will have public swim hours from 1:10 to...
Safe Driving Campaign

Cops to Be on Lookout for Dangerous Drivers

In the midst of the current "Click It or Ticket" campaign currently running now through June 1, Oregon State Police, county sheriffs and local...

Deadline Extended to Apply for Committee Seats

The deadline to apply for a seat on the Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee has been extended to May 30. There are three upcoming openings on...

Council to Begin Work Updating City Charter

The Hermiston City Council agreed Monday night that the current city charter, which is nearly 60 years old, is long overdue for an update. The...

Maiocco Recommends Usher for Sandstone Top Job

Larry Usher has been recommended by the Hermiston School District superintendent to be the next principal at Sandstone Middle School. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Fred...
Hispanic Leaders

A Leadership Gap?

Hispanic Committee in Search of New Leaders Ralph Nader once said that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. Producing more...

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