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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...
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...
Huckleberry

Stalking the Wild Huckleberry

This story first appeared in the September 2012 issue of Ruralite Each summer of her childhood, Linda Jones would find herself swept up into a...
Hospital Land

City Clears Way for Psychiatric Treatment Center

The Hermiston City Council cleared the way Monday night for a new psychiatric treatment facility by annexing a little more than an acre of...
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...

Postcard Returns Home – 60 Years Later

This is the story of a humble postcard’s journey from Hermiston to The Dalles to Coeur d’Alene to Florida – and likely many parts...
Melon-Smashers

An Evening With the Hermiston Melon Smashers

Roller Derby Team Also Smashes Stereotypes I had a distinctly uneasy feeling Wednesday evening as I pulled into the parking lot of a Hermiston establishment....
Grimm Den

Inside Hermiston's Underground Music Scene

The Grimm Den Promotes Up-and-Coming Bands Tucked away on the outskirts of Hermiston sits an unassuming old building that most people don’t even know exists...
Fred Ziari

Investment in Ag Centers Said to be 'Game Changer'

Every year another 130 million people are born around the world, while 30 million of us die annually. That leaves a net gain of...
Nick Levy's Rambouillet

Rambouillets: Built to last

Imposing-Looking Sheep Catch Fairgoers' Attention Take a stroll through the sheep barn on the Umatilla County Fairgrounds and you’ll see dozens of them eating, sleeping...

Umatilla Repeals Gun Restriction Ordinance

It’s no longer illegal to carry a firearm into a bar in Umatilla – if you have the correct permits, of course. Until Monday night,...
Hermiston Brand Identity

Hermiston Unveils City's Brand Identity

Hermiston has been growing steadily for the past 10-15 years, fueled in large part by its agricultural industry. With an eye on future growth, the...
Fair Parade

Parading Through Town

Parade Signals Start of Umatilla County Fair Week Just after 6:30 p.m., the first entrant in the 2013 Umatilla County Fair Parade made its way...
Chamber 101

How to Succeed in Business

But You Really Do Have to Try - And the Chamber Is Here to Help Every single business owner, regardless of what product or service...
Farm City Preview

Big Prize Money, Big Fun set for Farm-City

With a total payoff expected to exceed $200,000, there will be a lot at stake for the contestants at next week’s Farm-City Pro Rodeo...
Flag Ceremony

Cayuse Technologies Celebrates Tribal Diversity

Drum beats echoed through the halls of recently in “song and ceremony” to honor tribal heritage. Staff celebrated with a tribal flag ceremony...
Fair Ambassadors

Get to Know the 2013 County Fair Ambassadors

The Umatilla County Fair kicks off in less than two weeks, so let’s take a moment to get to know this year’s Umatilla County...
Water Valve Work

City Crew Replacing Water Valves on Orchard

The water department crew for the city of Hermiston is busy replacing water valves along Orchard Avenue. Roy Bicknell, water superintendent for the city of...
Hermiston Council

City's Dispatch Center Could Consolidate with County

If the City Council gives its approval at its Aug. 12 meeting, the Hermiston emergency dispatch service will consolidate with Umatilla County’s dispatch service...

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