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Umatilla School Board

Weapons Allowed in School – for Hunting Class

The Umatilla School Board approved on Thursday the second and final reading of a new district weapons policy which will allow weapons on campus...
USO at the Arc

Arc Building Turns Back the Clock for USO Night

On Orchard Avenue, 1941 was back in style Saturday night during the “All Roads Lead Back Home” USO dance and fundraiser. Couples dipped and danced...
Smoke City

Ordinance Could Put Damper on Smoke City

Smoke City has been in business in Hermiston for about a year. After Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting, however, it’s unclear how much...
SAGE Center

SAGE Center Draws 20,000 During First Year

Interactive Visitor Center Plans New Exhibits in Coming Year Folks in Morrow and Umatilla counties are well aware of the role agriculture plays in the...
Morrow Pacific Project

Smith Touts Morrow Pacific Project

State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) had a busy day on Wednesday. After briefing the Port of Morrow Commissioners on the latest news out of...
2014 Hermiston FunFest

Crowds Try to Beat the Heat at Hermiston FunFest

Triple-digit temperatures couldn’t keep the crowds from Hermiston’s Main Street this weekend for the annual FunFest. The action stretched from Highway 395 – where chainsaw...
Stolen Vehicles

An Open Invitation to Steal

60 Percent of Stolen Vehicles Had Keys Left Inside Analysis presented to Hermiston’s Public Safety Committee Tuesday night by Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston shows...
Tall Ships

Tall Ships Pass Through McNary Dam

The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain made their way through McNary Dam Tuesday afternoon on their way to an overnight stay at the...

Hoffert, Walchli Earn Hoop Honors

Hermiston High School girls basketball coach Steve Hoffert was named Coach of the Year and Heidi Walchli was named to the second team of...
Bark for Life

Canine Caregivers Have Their Day

Bark For Life Raises Money for American Cancer Society Dogs can be a cancer patient’s best friend, and some of those friends spent Saturday morning...
HCC 7-14-14

Council OKs Police, City Manager Contracts

It’s official – Byron Smith will begin the job of Hermiston city manager on Aug. 25. The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to...

Umatilla Business Receives $10,000 Grant

Another Umatilla business will be getting a facelift, courtesy of the city’s Downtown Revitalization Small Grant program. The Umatilla City Council has approved a $10,000...
Cyndie Traner Mercantile

Celebrating the Past with an Eye to the Future

Cyndie Traner's Mercantile Seems Like Old Times Store owner Cyndie Traner celebrates the past while working on big plans for the future. Traner’s store, C and...
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...
HCC 12-22-14

City Goes Forward with Street Vacation

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to vacate a portion of W. Ridgeway Avenue for development purposes – a decision that could lead...
Tillamook Cheese expansion

Tillamook Plant Expansion Nears Completion

Construction on the Tillamook cheese plant expansion in Boardman is about 90 percent complete and is expected to be fully operational by February. The Tillamook...
Smittys Outpost

Smitty's Expands with Outdoor Post

Campers, hunters and anglers in the Hermiston area have a new and convenient place to find the gear they need. Smitty’s Outpost, situated on Highway...
Veggies

Eat Your Veggies – They Probably Came from Oregon

Once again, statistics show that Oregon is among the nation’s leaders in the production of several types of vegetable crops, whether they are grown...
It's Just Dinner

Would You Rather Go to Court or Eat Dinner?

It’s just dinner – no biggie. The idea is simple, but the ramifications could be huge. A local partnership is adding another tool to the...

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