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Hermiston School District Closing All Athletic Fields to the Public

The most recent order from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown in response to the coronavirus includes the closure of outdoor recreation facilities. In compliance with this...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here’s a rundown of the Hermiston Police Department cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday: 2 information reports 1 assault arrest 1...
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Irrigon Limiting Access to City Hall During Coronavirus Outbreak

The city of Irrigon has today announced a number of temporary health and safety measures that will be in effect until further notice. City hall...
Library

Oregon Trail Library District Closes All Branches to the Public

The Oregon Trail Library District has announced temporary closure of all library branches to the public. Library staff are available via phone and email at...

Good Shepherd Posts Video with Updates on Coronavirus Information

Good Shepherd Urgent Care has put together a video on YouTube in which Dr. Matthew Carlson and Pam Schulz talk about current novel coronavirus...
Hermiston Park

Parks Department Taking Orders for Fence Pickets for Funland Playground

For a limited time, the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is accepting orders for pickets for the new Funland playground. Prices are $100 for a...

City of Umatilla Serving Free Lunches for All Residents on Tuesday

The city of Umatilla will be sponsoring lunch for all its residents on Tuesday, March 24 in cooperation with six area restaurants. The participating restaurants...

All Oregon’s Small Businesses Now Have Access to Emergency Loans

Oregon's Reps. Greg Walden, Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, and Kurt Schrader and Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, announced that, following their...

Big Game Tag Auctions Rescheduled and Now Bid-By-Phone

Several Oregon big game tag auctions are being rescheduled from original dates currently printed in the 2020 Big Game Regulations. The Lewis and Clark chapter...
Umatilla County Sheriff Patrols

Autopsy Shows Hermiston Man Died From Result of Gunshot Wound

The Hermiston man whose body was found Wednesday morning died from a gunshot wound, according to autopsy results. The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office said the...

HPD Chief Says Suspected Dealer Was Likely Targeting Area Youth

A Stanfield man, who police say was likely targeting area youth, was arrested on multiple narcotics charges. Steven A. Allan, 22, was arrested Wednesday at...
Blue Mountain Community College

BMCC Shifting to Online Format Following Governor’s Executive Order

Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) will move all of its spring term courses into a remote format in accordance with the executive order issued...
Meeting

County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, March 26. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. at the...
Good Shepherd Medical Plaza

Good Shepherd Implements No Visitation Policy with Exceptions

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) has eliminated visiting hours in an effort to keep staff, vendors, the public, and patients safe from the...

Wyden Wants to Delay Implementing REAL ID for One Year

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden announced he is introducing a bipartisan bill that would direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to delay enforcement of REAL ID...
Tree Giveaway

Rotary, Parks Department Teaming Up to Put On Annual Tree Giveaway

The annual Arbor Day Tree Giveaway, sponsored by the Hermiston Rotary Club and the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department, is happening on Saturday, April...
Police Crime Scene

Homicide Investigation Begins After Body Found Northeast of Hermiston

The Umatilla/Morrow County Major Crime Team is conducting a homicide investigation after a Hermiston man’s body was found near an irrigation ditch, just northeast...

Wildhorse Resort & Casino Closing Down Today Until April 8

Wildhorse Resort & Casino announced today that the casino is temporarily closing in order to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus in the...

Disaster Loans Available for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

Small businesses in Umatilla and Morrow counties affected by the coronavirus are among those eligible to apply for disaster loans. The loans come from U.S....
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Oregon Prisons Suspend Visiting in Response to the Coronavirus

Following the State of Emergency issued in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Oregon, the Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) has suspended all...