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Monday, August 19, 2019
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...
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,...
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...
Bennett Botanical Gardens

Hermiston's Secret Gardens

Bennett Botanical Gardens Hosts Weddings, Dinners, Tours and More Doug and Kris Bennett own and run one of Hermiston’s better-kept secrets: Bennett Botanical Gardens. Since the...
Freestyle Pizza closed

Strip Club, Business Closures Anger Residents

While businesses come and go in Umatilla, city policies are raising eyebrows, concerns and ire from local residents. John Nichols presented the council with letters...
RoeMarks Facade

Hermiston Awards Grant for RoeMark's Building

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to award a $10,000 façade grant for the old RoeMark’s building on Main Street. The building is owned...
Oregon Berries

Oregon Agriculture Is a Fruitful Endeavor

From berries to cherries to pears, Oregon continues to be a leader in the production of many types fruits. This summer and fall is...
Violet Able

Remembering the Men of Camp Stanfield

Violet Able's Book Chronicles the Story of the CCC in Stanfield The year was 1933 and the country was in the deepest depths of the...
Hermiston on the Rise

Hermiston No. 2 on List of Oregon Cities on the Rise

The folks at Nertwallet.com have crunched the numbers and like what they see when it comes to Oregon in general and Hermiston in particular. A...
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...
REAL Oregon

Boardman to Be Part of Ag Leadership Program

Oregon is just one of 14 states without a leadership development program for those tied to the natural resource industries. Until now. REAL Oregon– which stands...
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...
Robotics

Robotics Workshop Set for August

For the second year in a row, the Intermountain Education Service District and the Umatilla School District are partnering to create an opportunity for...
Mosquito Treatment

District Sprays in Response to West Nile Virus

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District conducted targeted aerial mosquito control spraying with a twin engine airplane after sunset on Sunday. The application took place...
Cabin Fever Preview

Cabin Fever to Heat Up Hermiston Stage

John Wambeke grew up in a show business family of sorts. He can remember his parents gathering up local talent from the rural parts...
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...
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...

McNary Dam to Offer Tours in July, August

McNary Lock and Dam will offer tours of the Washington Fish Viewing Room and the navigation lock on Saturdays and Sundays during July and...
Hermiston DSA

Hermiston Honors Its Own

Jer Pratton, Mary Corp Take Top Honors at DSA Banquet The lights went down and the stars came out in Hermiston on Wednesday night for...
Dick Jackson

The Clock Doc

Dick Jackson Brings Dead Clocks Back to Life Dick Jackson has no excuse for ever being late to anything. After all, the Hermiston man has...

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