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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Altrusa Diapers

Altrusans Take Up Diaper Duty for Peruvians

Yards of donated flannel are being transformed into cloth diapers by the capable volunteers of Altrusa International of Hermiston. Next month, those garments will...
Gilbert Davis Diploma

MYSTERY SOLVED: Diploma to Go to Grad's Son

A diploma lost for almost a century will soon be on its way home. The Umatilla School District recently received a package from the Oregon...

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...
Riverfront Water Recedes

Water Recedes From Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park is beginning to look like Riverfront Park again. The park, much of which was submerged in water after the Umatilla River overflowed late...
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...
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...
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...
Bridal Show

Brides-To-Be Have Their Day in Hermiston

Engaged women from Hermiston and the surrounding area were greeted with brightly colored leis at the entrance to the Hermiston Conference Center on Sunday. The...
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...
Murder Charges Dropped

From Murder Suspect to Free Man in 2 Weeks

District Attorney: No Additional Charges to be Filed at This Time In the span of two short weeks, Timothy Allen Kelly went from being a...
Jean Howton

Living Life to the Fullest

Jean Christofori Howton's Life Is a Work in Progress A couple of years ago, Jean painted her three-story house by herself — by hand. Last...
FTC Robotics

Robots Rule at Hermiston Competition

A robotic “Block Party” took Armand Larive Middle School by storm on Saturday as the Hermiston High School robotics team hosted its first home...

Boardman Honors Citizens at Awards Banquet

Boardman residents are a hardy bunch, especially when it comes to honoring their own. Despite the freezing temperature and piles of snow, around 100 people...
Joe Franell

EOT to Soon Offer Internet TV

Television viewers in the area looking for an alternative to traditional cable or satellite services won’t have to wait much longer. Eastern Oregon Telecom...
Beach and Beef

Crab Feed Raises $30,000 for Ed Foundation

About 420 people braved the snow outside to celebrate the Wild West and support the Hermiston Education Foundation on Saturday. The fifth annual Beach &...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Powerline Realignment

ODOT Unveils Powerline Road Plan

In January 2015, construction will begin on a project to move the intersection of Powerline Road and Highway 730 in Umatilla. Earlier this week, Tim...

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