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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

TRCI Getting Back to Normal After Chickenpox Cases

For most of us, “chickenpox” conjures images of red, itchy blisters, oatmeal baths and vaccinations. For the staff at Two Rivers Correctional Institution, however, chickenpox...
McCartney concert

Turns Out Paul McCartney Has Written a Few Songs

Time to break out the running diary of the Kane family’s trip to Seattle to see Paul McCartney at Safeco Field on Friday (with...
Celso De La Cruz

Group Proposes Family Cultural Center in Hermiston

A group of community members are in the early planning stages for a Family Cultural Center in Hermiston. The goal is to provide a...
Depot Photos

Photos Tell Story of Hermiston During WWII

The Library of Congress is one of the two largest libraries in the world (the other being The British Library). Its possessions include...
Jerry-Wells '57 Bel Air

Looking For a Blast From the Past?

A Friendly Guide to Buying a Classic Car It’s a simple equation, really: X + Y = Z. In this case, X is that certain age...
DEQ Hearing

Both Sides of Coal Project Issue Make Their Case

One-hundred and fifty people signed up to speak in Hermiston at Tuesday’s hearing before the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on a coal export...
Smoke City

Ordinance Could Put Damper on Smoke City

Smoke City has been in business in Hermiston for about a year. After Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting, however, it’s unclear how much...
July 4th

A Big-Time Fourth of July Celebration

America turned 237 on Thursday and towns around Eastern Oregon played host to the big event. In Hermiston, an all-day patriotic birthday bash was held...

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...
iCan-Bike 1

Bike Program Gives Kids New-Found Independence

Most of us learn to ride a bike around age 5 or 6. It’s a rite of passage in early childhood that represents no...
G.R.E.A.T. Program 1

Umatilla Program Offers Educational Summer Fun

The sun was shining, but a chill hung in the air inside Tamástslikt Cultural Institute on Tuesday as students huddled around an electronic campfire...
Tall Ships

Tall Ships Pass Through McNary Dam

The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain made their way through McNary Dam Tuesday afternoon on their way to an overnight stay at the...
HAC-6-17-13

Mobile Food Vendors – In Search of a Consenus

A small, but keenly interested group of citizens attended the third of four public hearings Monday aimed at shaping an ordinance that would regulate...
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...
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...
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...
Curt Berger

A Life of Hard Work Pays Off for Berger

Here’s a not-so-bold prediction: A few short years from now the Hermiston High School Robotics Club will have several championship banners hanging from the...

Soccer Tourney Set for May 3-5

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department will hold the Hermiston Cup Soccer Tournament May 3-5 at the soccer fields at Rocky Heights Elementary School. Players...

Hoffert, Walchli Earn Hoop Honors

Hermiston High School girls basketball coach Steve Hoffert was named Coach of the Year and Heidi Walchli was named to the second team of...

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