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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...
UEC Mobile Substation

UEC Purchases Mobile Substation

Umatilla Electric has gained a new substation – one that rolled into town on wheels. Unlike UEC’s 40 other substations from Boardman to the Blue...
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...
Umatilla DCA

Umatilla Honors Community Stars

The theme was “Night of a Thousand Stars” in Umatilla on Friday, but one star both opened and closed the evening at the Umatilla...

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...

Rich Betz, Co-Founder of Bud-Rich Potato, Passes Away at 76

Hermiston lost one of its pioneers with the recent death of Rich Betz. Betz died on Nov. 26 at the age of 76. The co-founder of...
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...
Kennison Opening

Hermiston Has a Kennison Field Day!

On Feb. 11, a small crowd gathered in the grass next to the track at Hermiston High School to break ground on the Kennison...
Hermiston Park

Hermiston's Parks Offer Plenty of Outdoor Recreation

Summer may be drawing to a close, but Hermiston boasts some of the nicest autumn weather you could ask for, as well as some...

Hermiston Police Find Suspect Who Allegedly Dropped Gun During Pursuit

The man who allegedly dropped a gun that discharged when it hit the ground while fleeing on foot from police was apprehended and is...
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...
Rio Express Grand Opening

New Family-Owned Restaurant Opens in Hermiston

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the opening of Rio Express Mexican Grill, a new family-owned-and -operated restaurant. Restaurant...
HHC 3-3-14

Hermiston Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Monday night's Hermiston City Council meeting drew a packed house with the overflow spilling into the city hall lobby. And they weren't there to...
Umatilla Moratorium

Umatilla Residents Speak Out on Adult Businesses

Umatilla’s residents sounded off Tuesday night in favor of an ordinance that would place a moratorium on adult businesses. If adopted, the ordinance would prohibit...

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...
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...

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...
Nina Sobotta

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Counselor Opens Private Practice in Hermiston Nina Sobotta isn’t afraid of hard work. That, in part, explains why the full-time minority affairs officer with the...

Smith Touts Several Bills To Benefit Hermiston, Eastern Oregon Programs

The 2019 Oregon legislative session has adjourned with Rep. Greg Smith touting several bills to help out constituencies in Eastern Oregon. Among the nearly 400...
Giant rock on I-84

Volkswagen-Sized Boulder Falls onto I-84

A large rock, described as being the size of a Volkwagen Beetle, fell onto Interstate 84 about one mile west of Hood River Sunday...

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