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Saturday, June 15, 2019

ODFW Offers Tips for Shed Hunting

This time of year isn’t just for Easter egg hunting. Many Oregonians are in the outdoors looking for another seasonal treat– shed antlers. Oregon’s male...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
Red 2 Red Race, Echo Oregon

More Than 500 Compete in Echo Bike Race

Echo’s population of about 715 jumped by 75 percent over the weekend of March 1-3 as more than 500 bicyclists converged onto the small...

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 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...
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...
Nick Levy's Rambouillet

Rambouillets: Built to last

Imposing-Looking Sheep Catch Fairgoers' Attention Take a stroll through the sheep barn on the Umatilla County Fairgrounds and you’ll see dozens of them eating, sleeping...
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...
Murder Charges Dropped

From Murder Suspect to Free Man in 2 Weeks

District Attorney: No Additional Charges to be Filed at This Time In the span of two short weeks, Timothy Allen Kelly went from being a...
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...

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...
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 Annexes Land

Amazon Set to Expand Operations in Umatilla

City Annexes Property for New Data Center Amazon subsidiary Vadata, Inc., now owns an additional 30 acres of property in the city of Umatilla. Tuesday night,...

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