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Monday, June 17, 2019
Megan Kane Walking Tour

Take a Walk Through Hermiston's History

Girl Scout Gold Award Project Highlight's City's Past “If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development.” A local Girl Scout would agree with...

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...

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...

Cities Offer Meals for Children and Adults

Fifty-eight children and eight adults enjoyed chili, cornbread, ice cream and a salad bar Thursday night at Umatilla High School. For the kids, the meal...
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...
Dana Clark on Sex Trafficking

The Dark World of Human Trafficking

Rotarian Sheds Light on Sex Slave Market Slavery as we know it may have ended with the Civil War, but there’s another kind of slavery...
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...
Community Garden

Ideas Taking Root at Community Garden

On Saturday morning, volunteers and gardeners began preparing a plot of land behind Good Shepherd Medical Center to become Lovin’ Spadefuls, the Hermiston community...

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...
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...
Depot coin

Depot Workers Receive Demolition Coin

The Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) issued its sixth campaign coin this week to mark the “Demolition Complete” milestone. Other “special event” coins have...
July 4th

A Big-Time Fourth of July Celebration

America turned 237 on Thursday and towns around Eastern Oregon played host to the big event. In Hermiston, an all-day patriotic birthday bash was held...

Good Shepherd's Burke Named 'CEO to Know'

Dennis Burke, president and CEO of Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS), has been named one of the CEOs to Know by Becker’s Hospital...
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...
Robert Sweetgall

Small Lifestyle Changes Make Big Difference

Developing a healthy lifestyle is as simple as taking a daily 10-minute walk, according to author and walking expert Robert Sweetgall. Sweetgall has walked across...
George Bennett

Pearl Harbor Survivor Overcame Early Tragedies

Longtime Hermiston Resident, George Bennett, Passes Away at Age 90 George Bennett was a mere 17-year-old radioman stationed at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked...
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...

TRCI Getting Back to Normal After Chickenpox Cases

For most of us, “chickenpox” conjures images of red, itchy blisters, oatmeal baths and vaccinations. For the staff at Two Rivers Correctional Institution, however, chickenpox...
Umatilla Marina

City of Umatilla to Take Over Marina

On Thursday, the City of Umatilla will become lease holders on the Umatilla Marina & RV Park. City staff will host a brief ceremony at...

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