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Monday, September 23, 2019
Mailing Made Easy

Mailing Made Easy Celebrates Downtown Location

The crew at Mailing Made Easy celebrated their official grand opening at their new Main Street location in Hermiston Thursday. Friends, associates and Hermiston Chamber...
Pat Hart Retirement

Thanks, Pat!

300-Plus Friends Attend Pat Hart's Retirement Party For almost four decades, Pat Hart put out fires in Umatilla County. Saturday night, the community returned the...
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...
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...
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...
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 &...

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