July 19: Umatilla County Health Reports 92nd Death Due to COVID-19

Umatilla County Health today reported another death due to COVID-19 - the 92nd in the county due to the virus. Umatilla County’s 92nd death with...

City of Umatilla Invites Public to Beat the Heat at Water Palooza

The city of Umatilla invites everyone to come beat the summer heat at Water Palooza in Umatilla Marina Park on Saturday, July 24. The free...

July 16: Umatilla County Health Reports 2 COVID-Related Deaths

Umatilla County Health today reported two more deaths due to COVID-19 - the 90th and 91st deaths in the county due to the virus. Umatilla...
Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Game Forge Takes Place on Saturday

The Umatilla Chamber of Commerce is hosting a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony this Saturday, July 17 for Game Forge, 1240 6th St. The family-friendly...
1946 Mercury Coupe

Hotrod-A-Rama Coming to Pendleton Following 11-Year Hiatus

After an 11-year hiatus, Hotrod-A-Rama, a Northwest hot rod and custom car show, is bringing “The Resurrection” to Pendleton July 29-Aug.1. Around 450 cars are...

Hermiston Firefighters Put Out Grass Fire Behind Safeway Grocery Store

Crews from Umatilla County Fire District #1 were called to a grass fire behind Hermiston Safeway late Wednesday afternoon. At 5:14 p.m., UCFD #1 responded...

Oregon’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.6% in Month of June

Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped from 5.8 percent in May, as revised, to 5.6 percent in June. Oregon’s unemployment rate has gradually declined each month this...

July 15: Umatilla County Health Reports 89th Death Due to COVID-19

Umatilla County Health today reported another county resident has died from COVID-19 - the 89th death in the county due to the virus. Umatilla County’s...

Wallowa, Baker County Gamefish Limits Lifted Due to Drought

Due to severe drought conditions coupled with abnormally high temperatures, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife(ODFW) has lifted all size (minimum and maximum)...

July 14: Umatilla County Health Reports 29 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 29 new cases of COVID-19 - one less than Tuesday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 8,844. There...

Hermiston Seeks to Determine Extent of Broadband Gaps Within City

The city of Hermiston has a broadband issue – but what exactly that issue is and the extent of it is not entirely known. Sure,...

Umatilla to Host Free Summer Movies at Marina Park Beginning July 16

The city of Umatilla is inviting the public to come out to Umatilla Marina Park for free summer movies. The series kicks off on Friday,...

July 13: Umatilla County Health Reports 30 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 30 new cases of COVID-19 - up 14 from Monday and the highest single-day case count since Feb. 5. Today's...

Boardman Holding Community-Wide Cleanup Throughout July

The city of Boardman is sponsoring a community-wide cleanup during the month of July. Garbage vouchers with a $50 limit are available to Boardman residents....
Police Crime Scene

Umatilla Man Charged with Alleged Robbery of Hermiston Metro Mart

A Umatilla man is in jail after being arrested on Monday on a robbery charge. Baustun Alan Burgin, 20, was charged with second-degree burglary for...

SAGE Center to Be Site of New STEAM-Related Classroom

The Port of Morrow’s Sustainable Agriculture and Energy (SAGE) Center in Boardman – otherwise known as the SAGE Center - has been selected as...

HPD Arrest Log

The following are recent arrests made by the Hermiston Police Department: July 10: Eduardo Garcia Godinez, 29, was arrested on the 200 block of E....

Hermiston Parks Department Offering Free Lunches to Kids This Summer

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture again this year to offer the free Summer Lunch in...

July 12: Umatilla County Health Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 - four fewer than Friday. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 8,785. There are...

No Injuries Reported in Vehicle Fire

No one was injured Friday in a vehicle fire on Interstate 82 near Bridge Road. Around 9 a.m., Umatilla County Fire District #1 responded to...