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Fair Ambassadors

Get to Know the 2013 County Fair Ambassadors

The Umatilla County Fair kicks off in less than two weeks, so let’s take a moment to get to know this year’s Umatilla County...

PCA to Host Online Auction

The Pendleton Center for the Arts hosts a Gala Auction every other year, and last year the pandemic took the event online. That adaptation came...

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...
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Hermiston Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge Among Others

A potential murder victim and Hermiston city employee helped police apprehend and arrest a Hermiston man on several charges including attempted murder. Hermiston Police Chief...

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...

Ratio of New COVID-19 Cases in Umatilla County Highest in State

For the two-week period of July 11-24, Umatilla County had the highest ratio of new COVID-19 cases per population in the state. According to the...
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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...

Hermiston School Board Hears from Frustrated Parents, Students

Eleven months of social distancing, isolation and distance learning came to a head Monday night as parents and students vented their fears and frustrations...
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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...
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Bike Program Gives Kids New-Found Independence

Most of us learn to ride a bike around age 5 or 6. It’s a rite of passage in early childhood that represents no...

First Mosquitoes of 2021 Detected with West Nile Virus in Morrow County

West Nile virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, has been detected in mosquitoes at a testing site in Morrow County, according to Oregon Public...

Voters to Decide on $13 Million Bond Measure for Fire District

Umatilla County Fire District #1 has put Bond Measure 30-148 on the May ballot to fund equipment, vehicles, and station renovation. The fire district covers...

Law Enforcement Seizes 2,000 Marijuana Plants in Eastern Oregon

More than 2,000 marijuana plants were seized by the Oregon State Police and the Union County Sheriff’s Office during an investigation into an illegal...

New City & Chamber Program Aims to Help Out Local Restaurants

A partnership between the city of Hermiston and the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce aims to spur residents to dine out more often at local...

UEC May Implement New Measure for Safety During Wildfire Season

As wildfires grow as a public concern, Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC) continues to enhance its mitigation efforts by adopting new measures and protocols aimed...

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...

Latest Charges Add to Irrigon Man’s Long History of Arrests, Citations

An Irrigon man with a long history of arrests has been jailed on burglary and other charges after the alleged crime was witnessed by...
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Hermiston to Cut Youth Recreation Fees by 50 Percent During Summer

Youth recreation fees in Hermiston will be reduced by 50 percent during the summer following a vote Monday night by the Hermiston City Council. Early...
Girl Scouts Donate to Schools

Girl Scouts Give Back to Local Schools

Hermiston Girl Scout Troop 51444 believes that no student should be without the equipment that they need in order to get a proper education. That...

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