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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Hermiston Police Find Suspect Who Allegedly Dropped Gun During Pursuit

The man who allegedly dropped a gun that discharged when it hit the ground while fleeing on foot from police was apprehended and is...

Hermiston Police, 7-Eleven Teaming Up for Annual Operation Chill

In conjunction with 7-Eleven, the Hermiston Police Department will again participate in Operation Chill. Operation Chill is celebrating its 24th anniversary as a community relations program...

Umatilla County Fair to Admit Kids 10 and Under Into Fair for Free This...

This just in from the Umatilla County Fair: Children 10 and under will be admitted into the fair for free this year. Fair officials announced...

Smith Touts Several Bills To Benefit Hermiston, Eastern Oregon Programs

The 2019 Oregon legislative session has adjourned with Rep. Greg Smith touting several bills to help out constituencies in Eastern Oregon. Among the nearly 400...

Energy- and Money-Saving Tips to Cool Off When the Heat is On

Warm spring weather is here, and many Oregonians may feel their homes and energy bills heating up. Energy Trust of Oregon offers some simple...
Football Field

With Move to WIAA, Changes Coming for Hermiston Student Athletes

With the Hermiston School District’s transition to the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), the district must change some athletic practices, beginning this fall. WIAA has...

Tribes: Pacific Lamprey Returning to Umatilla River in Record Numbers

Pacific lamprey, a prehistoric fish native to the Columbia River Basin and treasured by Native American people, are returning to Oregon’s Umatilla River in...

HHS Says Goodbye to the Largest Graduating Class in School History

A huge crowd watched as the largest graduating class in the history of Hermiston High School walked across the stage at the Toyota Center...

Summer Season a Deadly Time for Teen Drivers, According to AAA

More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day...

Hermiston School Committee Seeks Direction for Future Bond Measure

Hermiston residents voted against a $104 million school bond measure a little over a year ago. Now, a committee is trying to figure out...
Wolf

Can You Tell the Difference Between a Wolf and a Coyote? Take the Quiz

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has launched a new online Coyote and Gray Wolf ID Quiz to help people differentiate between wolves and...
Harkie Service

Hermiston Community Remembers Harkie with Love and Laughter

Frank Harkenrider would have enjoyed Saturday’s memorial service in his honor. The former Hermiston mayor, who passed away in July at the age of...
White House

Trump Nominates Hermiston Native to Spot on Federal Court

Today, President Donald Trump announced that he has nominated 16 individuals to federal judgeships, including Hermiston native Ryan Bounds. If confirmed, Bounds will serve as a Circuit...
Hermiston School District

Hermiston School District Responds to Trump’s DACA Decision

The Hermiston School District issued a statement in reaction to President Trump’s announcement on Tuesday that he is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood...
Good Shepherd Medical Center

General Surgeon Trading Big Apple for Hermiston’s Watermelon Haven

General surgeon R. Todd Jones, MD, is trading in skyscrapers and taxi cabs for agriculture and glistening streams at Good Shepherd Medical Group (GSMG) upon...
Hermiston High School

HHS honored for Transforming Education Through Digital Learning

Hermiston High School was one of five schools and districts that were awarded the Fuel Education Transformation Awards for using online and blended learning...
New Car

Switch to a Bike? Cost of Owning New Vehicle is Pricey, Says AAA

Owning and operating a new vehicle in 2017 costs an average of $8,469 per year or $706 per month according to AAA’s 2017 Your...
Quilt Show

Boardman Quilt Group Adds New Exhibit Categories for 2017 Quilt Show

Two new categories have been added to the Oct. 13-14 Boardman Quilt Show. The categories: People’s Choice Award for ages 9-11; and People’s Choice Award...
Umatilla County Fair

EOTEC Gets Rave Reviews Following Fair, Rodeo Week

The Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City Pro Rodeo wrapped up their inaugural week at the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC) and the...
Precision Irrigated Ag Center Opening

BMCC Officially Opens Precision Irrigated Agriculture Center

If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Thanks to the efforts of Blue Mountain Community College and a host of others, the grand...

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