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Sen. Merkley Covers Variety of Topics in Town Hall with CTUIR

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) hosted U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley’s Umatilla County town hall meeting on Sunday, May 19 at...

Good Shepherd Health Care System to Remodel Current Urgent Care

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) announced today plans to create a state-of-the-art Urgent Care in its current space in the Columbia Professional Plaza...

Dog Dies in Hermiston House Fire

The cause of a house fire in Hermiston Wednesday morning that resulted in the death of a pet dog is under investigation. Umatilla County Fire...

DOT Selects Boutique Air to Provide Service at Pendleton Airport

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation has selected Boutique Air to continue providing Essential Air Service...

City of Irrigon to Receive $1.7 Million in Funding for Infrastructure

The city of Irrigon is set to receive $1.7 million as part of a Senate bill the Legislature passed during the short session earlier...

CTUIR Commemorates MMIWP Week for Those Missing or Murdered

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation’s (CTUIR) Family Violence Services and Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center held events on Monday, May 6 as...

A Closer Look at the 4 Candidates Running for Senate District 29 Seat

By Alex Baumhardt/Oregon Capital Chronicle For the first time in more than a decade, the expansive eastern Oregon state Senate district held by Republican Sen....

County Commissioners Dispense Funds from Livestock Auction

The Umatilla County Fair youth livestock auction created a helpful cash bonus. August’s livestock auction at the county fair took in $40,231.91 in commission from...

Tuition to Rise Again at Oregon’s Seven Public Universities

By Alex Baumhardt/Oregon Capital Chronicle Incoming freshmen at Oregon’s public universities will pay record tuition for the upcoming school year, with all seven of the...

Umatilla Electric Headquarter’s Renovation in Full Swing

Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s renovation of its headquarters on Elm Avenue in Hermiston is well under way. Chervenell Construction is leading the renovation project for UEC....

Umatilla County Gets Pushback on Plan to Restrict Fowl, Small Animals

People living on small or hobby farms in Umatilla County may need to get their chickens in a row. The Umatilla County Planning Commission is...

Pendleton Animal Shelter to Participate in ‘Empty the Shelters’

Now, more than ever, local animal rescue advocates urge people to consider adopting shelter animals. The Pendleton Animal Welfare Shelter is participating again in Empty...

After 10 Years, Hermiston Taxi Finally Has a Place to Call Its Own

Hermiston Taxi has come a long way since its humble beginnings 10 years ago. It began in 2014 out of the founder and owner's garage...

Rep. Smith Among Oregon GOP to visit Arizona-Mexico Border Today

By Julia Shumway/Oregon Capital Chronicle Sixteen Republican lawmakers, including State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) and legislative candidates from Oregon plan to visit the Arizona-Mexico border...

Governor, EPA Administrator Meet with Local Leaders on Nitrate Issue

Gov. Tina Kotek and Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 Administrator Casey Sixkiller met Wednesday, April 24, with local leaders and organizers to hear what...

Consolidated Supply Co. Celebrates Its Grand Opening in Hermiston

A Pacific Northwest business that got its start in Portland nearly a century ago has finally made it to Hermiston. Consolidated Supply Co., which opened...

Staff, Volunteers Busy Gearing Up for Project PATH’s Opening

Tuesday, April 23, was moving day for Project PATH, the transitional homeless shelter located in Hermiston. Staff members and more than a dozen volunteers began...

CTUIR Honors First Salmon of 2024 with Annual Ceremony

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) held a First Fish Ceremony on Tuesday, April 23, at the Nixyáawii Community School to...

Umatilla Electric’s Annual Meeting Draws Record Crowd at EOTC

The Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center in Hermiston buzzed with energy as more than 650 members and guests gathered for Umatilla Electric Cooperative's...

One Injured When Pick-Up Truck Crashes into Stanfield McDonald’s

One person was injured Friday, April 19, when a pick-up truck drove into the side of the McDonald’s restaurant at the Pilot Truck Stop...

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