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Kayak Public Transit To Offer EV Shuttle Service on Nixyáawii Campus

Kayak Public Transit will soon offer shuttle service around the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation’s (CTUIR) Nixyáawii campus thanks to two electric vehicles it...
Big River Golf Course

Health Foundation Hosting 31st Annual Scamble for Scholarships

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation will host the 31st annual Scramble for Scholarships Golf Tournament on Friday, June 7 at Big River Golf...

Hermiston Seeking Applicants for TRT Funding for Recreation Projects

The city of Hermiston is now accepting project proposals for Transient Room Tax (TRT) funds dedicated for recreation-based projects and events for the upcoming...
Meeting

Columbia Development Authority Board to Meet April 23

The Columbia Development Authority Board will meet on Tuesday, April 23 at the Stafford Hansel Government Building. The meeting is at 1 p.m. and an agenda...
Music

Kaitie Wade to Perform Live This Weekend at Wildhorse Sports Bar

Kaitie Wade will perform live on Friday and Saturday night at the Wildhorse Sports Bar in Pendleton. The country pop artist will take the stage...

Wolf Deaths Have Grown ‘Alarming’ Says Oregon Fish and Wildlife

By Alex Baumhardt/Oregon Capital Chronicle Oregon’s gray wolf population did not increase last year due in part to a large number of wolves killed by...

Hermiston Lions Club Offering $2,000 Scholarships to Area Students

The Hermiston Lions Club is offering four $2,000 scholarships to students in the communities of Boardman, Echo, Hermiston, Ione, Irrigon, Stanfield and Umatilla. Eligible applicants...

American Legion to Host Free Seminar on Veterans’ Benefits

A free seminar will provide information about veteran death benefits, estate planning, exercise and medical/health care. Hosted by American Legion Post 37, “What You Need...

EOCenes to Perform at Pendleton Center for the Arts on May 6

Ron Emmons, of Hermiston, is rounding up several of his old college buddies for a bluegrass concert featuring EOCenes. Emmons, frontman for Cabbage Hill, has played mandolin and...

Crews Extinguish Echo House Fire

The Umatilla County Fire District No. 1 was dispatched just before noon on Tuesday to a house fire on Rosenberg Road in Echo. Echo Fire Department,...
Meeting

Umatilla County Special Library District Board to Meet on April 18

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held Thursday, April 18 The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at the district...

City of Boardman to Hold Community Cleanup Day on April 22

The city of Boardman is preparing to spruce up around town during a communitywide cleanup day on April 22, 9 a.m. to noon. In addition...

Umatilla Hires New Communication and Outreach Specialist

The city of Umatilla on Friday, April 12, announced Jessenia Carrillo will be stepping into the new role of communications and outreach specialist. With a...

You Are Not Alone Honor Walk Takes Place April 27 at Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Health Care System invites the public to the second annual You Are Not Alone Mental and Behavioral Health Awareness event and Honor...

Irrigon, Umatilla Hatcheries Closed to Public for Maintenance

The Irrigon and Umatilla fish hatcheries have been temporarily closed to public access while maintenance crews work on updates to the facilities. Depending on how...

HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: April 10: David William Vassey, 64, was arrested on the 100 block of Rosalyn...

CTUIR Honors Early Learners During Week of the Young Child

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) and its Early Childhood Department celebrated the Week of the Young Child April 8-12 to...

Good Shepherd to Offer CPR/AED, First Aid Class on April 19

Good Shepherd Health Care System is offering CPR/AED and first aid combo classes on Friday, April 19. Classes include adult, infant and child CPR, AED...

Workshops to Focus on Expanding Accessible Spaces in E. Oregon

The Eastern Oregon Visitors Association has launched a program in collaboration with Baker, Morrow, Union, Umatilla, and Wallowa Counties to help businesses better serve...

Local Agencies Receiving State Grant Money to Fight Wildfires

By Lynne Terry/Oregon Capital Chronicle As Oregon approaches this year’s wildfire season, state officials are distributing $6 million in grants to help local fire agencies...