May 27: New COVID-19 Case Brings Umatilla County’s Total to 110

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) reported a new confirmed cases of coronavirus today. That brings the county's total number of confirmed cases to 110. Umatilla...

Council Gives Smith OK to Move Forward on New City Hall Plans

Bids to construct a new Hermiston City Hall are expected to go out this summer with a contract awarded in the fall, said Hermiston...

May 26: Umatilla County Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Now Total 109

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) reported four new confirmed cases of coronavirus today. That brings the county's total number of confirmed cases to 109. Three of...

Oregon, Washington Close Columbia River Spring Chinook Season

The departments of fish and wildlife from Oregon and Washington declined to set additional time for spring Chinook salmon fishing on the mainstem Columbia...

Hermiston Public Library Resuming Limited Services Today

The Hermiston Public Library has resumed limited services today and will begin lending physical materials in June. The library is accepting returned items that were...

Sheriff’s Office Aims to Eliminate Boating Under the Influence

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office marine enforcement deputies will participate in Operation Dry Water, which is a national awareness and enforcement campaign focused on reducing...

City of Umatilla Hiring Electrical Inspector, School Resource Officer

The city of Umatilla is looking to fill the positions of certified and licensed electrical inspector, and school resource officer. The electrical inspector position requires...
Shopping, Ecommerce

UEC Business Resource Webinar to Focus on Financial Statements

The Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center will present a live financial webinar at noon on Tuesday, May 26. The topic will be financial statements...

No Student Meal Delivery on Monday; Schedule Resumes on Tuesday

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on May 25, there will be no meal delivery for students by bus routes nor on-site meal...

Most Eastern Oregon Highways Back Open as Flood Waters Recede

Most Eastern Oregon highways are back open as waters recede, but some sections have water on the roadway with automated flagging in place, while...
Hermiston City Hall

City of Hermiston Employees to Forgo Annual Cost-of-Living Increases

The Hermiston Budget Committee approved the proposed 2020-2021 budgets for both the city and Hermiston Urban Renewal Agency on Thursday, sending them to the...
Library

Umatilla City Hall, Library Open to Public with Distance Restrictions

Umatilla City Hall and the Umatilla Public Library have opened their doors to the public, but they require visitors to continue maintaining a minimum...

May 21: Coronavirus Cases in Umatilla County Now Number 105

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) reported two new confirmed cases of coronavirus today. That brings the county's total number of confirmed cases to 105. The two...

Several E. Oregon Highways Remain Closed; Crews Cleaning Up Debris

Flooding continues today on many highways in Eastern Oregon with many remaining closed due to high waters and debris. Crews are out removing debris and...

Mid-Columbia Producers Taking Applications for Part-Time Jobs

Mid-Columbia Producers is seeking applicants for full- and part-time positions for the upcoming harvest season. Full-time applicants must be at least 18 years of age...
Basketball

Hermiston Athletic Club Hosting Basketball Skills Workshop for Kids

The Hermiston Athletic Club is offering a Basketball Skills Development Workshop and Orientation for kids in grades 2-12 as an introduction to their week-long...
2013 Hermiston Fourth of July

Hermiston to Honor Graduating Seniors with Honor Walk, Fireworks

Hermiston High School and the Hermiston School District will recognize the Class of 2020 with a special Honor Walk on May 29. Beginning at 7:30...

Rain Causing Flooding in E. Oregon; Several Highways Closed

Flooding is occurring on several highways in Eastern Oregon causing several highway closures. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) reported around 3:30 p.m. today that...

May 20: Umatilla County Reports Third Presumptive Case of COVID-19

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) reported a third presumptive case of coronavirus today. A presumptive case is someone who does not have a positive PCR...
School District

Hermiston School District Seeks Ideas for New Elementary School’s Name

The Hermiston School District is inviting the community to submit names for the new elementary school – Hermiston’s sixth – to be constructed on...