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Poachers Paying the Price in Oregon

Poachers are paying the price for their crimes. Three recent court cases reflect the harshness with which Oregonians view wildlife crimes. All three cases...

Elk, Deer Hunters in Oregon Will Be Asked to Stop at Check Stations

Successful hunters who drive by one of the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife's (ODFW) check stations in Prineville or Celilo Park during deer...

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...

KOIN News Airs Feature on Missing Hermiston Woman Graciela Garcia

Portland's KOIN aired a segment Tuesday on Graciela Garcia, the Hermiston woman who was reported missing on Nov. 11, 2019. On its True Crime Tuesday...

Hermiston Man Gets 200 Years in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Incest

A Hermiston man was sentenced to 200 years in prison after pleading guilty to 19 sexual offense counts involving his granddaughter. Umatilla County District Attorney...

Severe Weekend Wind Storm Uproots Trees

This weekend's Eastern Oregon wind storm caused havoc throughout the area, uprooting trees and knocking down power lines. The National Weather Services recorded wind...

Poachers Bag Multiple Animals, Risking Health of Oregon Herds

Three elk, three pronghorns, a mule deer, two turkeys and a bobcat round out a collection of animals illegally killed, tagged, processed or taxidermied...
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...

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...

Hermiston Man Dies in ATV Accident

A Hermiston man died and a teenager was injured Friday afternoon in an ATV accident near Meacham. The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon...

Oregon Gas Tax to Increase on Jan. 1

The second of four planned increases in the state gas tax goes into effect Jan. 1. The increase is part of House Bill 2017,...

Hermiston Joins Nationwide Protests Over May 25 Killing of George Floyd

Several dozen people came together in Hermiston today to join the nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd. A small crowd began gathering at...
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...

Photo Gallery: 2021 UCF Cutest Baby Contest

The Cutest Baby Contest – a crowd favorite at the Umatilla County Fair – made its return Saturday as dozens of babies put their...

Hermiston Police Chief Sheds Light on Arrest of 2 High School Students

The Hermiston Police Department responded online Thursday to social media posts centering around two teenagers who were arrested last week at Hermiston High School. “As...
395 Quick Stop

Food Mart Takes Convenience to Whole New Level

Hermiston’s newest convenience store takes customer service to a unique level. Situated on Highway 395 between G&S Tire Factory and Sunset Motel, 395 Quick Stop...

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...
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...
Police Response

Autopsy Being Performed on Man Who Died in Antlers Hotel in Ukiah

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office is awaiting an autopsy report regarding the death of a man at hotel in Ukiah. Umatilla County Dispatch received a...

ODFW: Oregon Hunters Are Raising the Stakes on Poachers

Poachers are busy day and night in Oregon. Three cases around Halloween have Oregon State Police troopers asking the public for information on these...

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