After Catastrophic 2020, City of Echo Works to Prevent Future Flooding

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Hermiston Herald and is part of a content-sharing partnership between Northeast Oregon Now and the Hermiston...
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Boardman City Council to Hold Workshop Session on Jan. 28

The Boardman City Council will meet in a workshop session on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Boardman City Hall in the Council Chambers The session is...

Hermiston Chamber Seeks Nominations for 2023 DCA Gala

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 53rd annual Distinguished Citizens Awards gala, set for March 1 at the Hermiston Community...

Oregon’s Nonfarm Payroll Employment Rises by 6,100

In Oregon, nonfarm payroll employment rose by 6,100 jobs in December, following a gain of 8,200jobs in November. According to the Oregon Employment Department, the gains in December were largest in manufacturing (+2,400 jobs), construction (+1,300), and professional and business services (+1,100). The largest...

Motorists: Be Prepared with ODOT’s Winter Roadway Guide

It’s hard to tell what winter driving hazards you might experience over the next several months, so get your family ready with ODOT’s Winter Roadway...

Tickets on Sale for Winter Gala at Hermiston Community Center

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Winter Gala on Jan. 28 at the Hermiston Community Center. The 21-and-over event includes a tri...

Oregon Has 3rd-Largest Monthly and Yearly Drops in Gas Prices in Nation

he short days and winter weather of January are making people drive less, lowering gasoline demand. But the price of crude oil has climbed...

Health Foundation’s Spring Grant Deadline Drawing Near

The deadline for Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation’s spring grants is drawing near. The foundation aims to help develop the quality of life in our...

SAGE Center’s Movie Night to Feature ‘Love and Monsters’ on Friday

The next Movie Night at the SAGE Center, 101 Olson Road in Boardman, is set for Friday, Jan. 20. Love and Monsters will be showing...
Music

Boondock Boys to Perform Live at Wildhorse Sports Bar This Weekend

The Boondock Boys will perform live on Friday and Saturday night at the Wildhorse Sports Bar in Pendleton. The country band will take the stage...

UEC Offers Five Ways to Fight the Winter Chill & Save Energy

We all have our favorite season. Some people love crisp, cool weather and bundling up under a favorite blanket, while others prefer the warm...

2023 Oregon Legislative Preview: What You Need to Know

By Julia Shumway, Alex Baumhardt and Ben Botkin The Oregon Legislature began its 2023 work in earnest on Tuesday, with just more than five months...
Hermiston School District

School District to Hold ‘Listening & Learning’ Session on Jan. 30

The Hermiston School District will hold a community “Listening and Learning” session on Jan. 30. The session will take place at 6 p.m. at the...
Meeting

Columbia Development Authority to Meet Via Zoom on Jan. 24

The Columbia Development Authority Board will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. via Zoom. An agenda will be posted prior to the CDA...

Wyden: Feds Responsive to Concerns About New Broadband Maps

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said today that top federal officials responsible for more than $42 billion in high-speed internet funding are proving responsive to...

Joe Newberry & April Vertch to Play at Pendleton Center for the Arts Feb....

Growing up, Joe Newberry and April Verch absorbed traditions of home and hearth – in his Missouri Ozarks and her Ottawa Valley of Canada. Although they are on...

Veterans Can Now Go to Any VA or Non-VA Clinic for Emergency Care

Beginning today, Jan. 17, veterans in acute suicidal crisis will be able to go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for emergency...
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BMCC to Host Free Community Resource Fair on Jan. 26

Blue Mountain Community College is hosting a free Community Resource Fair on Jan. 26 in the Student Union in Pioneer Hall on the Pendleton...
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Fundraiser Set for Families of Heppner Collision Victims

A fund-raising event is set for Sunday, Jan. 22 to benefit the families of Kellie Nelson and Ron and Tami Stutzman, three Heppner residents...

Traffic Signal Upgrades Project Scheduled to Continue in Pendleton

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is continuing its efforts to replace signal poles and upgrade traffic signals in downtown Pendleton. Work will take place...