Boardman to Continue Regulating Non-Occupied Structures

The Boardman City Council recently adopt the 2019 Oregon Specialty Code due to changes to the scope of inspections. Structures that were not occupied, such...
Hermiston Library

Hermiston Closing Public Library, Municipal Court Due to Outbreak

The Hermiston Public Library will close to the public beginning Wednesday and the scheduled city council meeting will be available by phone and streaming...
Classroom

School Closure Extended to April 28

Gov. Kate Brown announced late Tuesday that the statewide school closure for K-12 students will now be extended to at least April 28. Brown had...
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NWAC Cancels Spring Sports Games; No BMCC Baseball or Softball

The Northwest Athletic Conference announced today it has canceled the remainder of spring athletic seasons due to COVID-19 concerns, which means Blue Mountain Community...

Hermiston School Board Moves Spring Break to March 23-27

The Hermiston School Board of Directors met at noon today and decided to move spring break to March 23-27. The decision was made in light...

Boardman Closing City Hall to Walk-In Customers to Combat COVID-19

The city of Boardman has decided to move to online and telephone services in all departments in an effort to combat the spread of...

Wildhorse Adjusting Event Schedule

In recognition of recommended restrictions on events, gatherings and social distancing, the Wildhorse Resort & Casino has made changes to its upcoming schedule, including...
Wildhorse Cineplex

Wildhorse Showing Classic Films

Wildhorse Resort & Casino Cineplex is showing classic movies every Wednesday. The cinema shows classic films each Wednesday at noon for $5 and the price...

Good Shepherd Limiting Visitor Access Due to Coronavirus

Good Shepherd Health Care System is limiting visiting hours in light of the continued spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. Good Shepherd officials are...
Pheasant Hunt

ODFW Canceling Upcoming Education Classes, Activities, Clinics

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) is canceling hunter education classes, field days, clinics, outdoor skills workshops, angler education trainings, Family Fishing...
New Car

AAA Offers Travel Advice in Light of Growing Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a rapidly changing situation, with developments changing hour by hour and the Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider...
Meeting

LOC to Host Local Government Conference in Hermiston on April 24

The League of Oregon Cities Local Government Spring Conference will take place on Friday, April 24 at the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center,...
Fork and Spoon

Boardman Senior Center Serving Lunches on Tuesdays, Thursdays

The Boardman Senior Center serves lunch every Tuesday and Thursday of each week. The cost is $4 for those 55 and over, and $5 for...

Today’s Non-Coronavirus News: BMCC’s Baker Notches 100th Win

The Timberwolves’ 5-2 win over Grays Harbor College at home on March 1 didn’t just improve Blue Mountain Community College baseball’s record to 4-4,...

Coronavirus Update: K-12 Schools to Close; BMCC to Stay Open Online

All Oregon K-12 schools will be forced to close beginning Monday through the end of March, as ordered Thursday night by Gov. Kate Brown. The...
Hermiston City Hall

Hermiston Officials Suspending Certain Activities Due to Coronavirus

The city of Hermiston is suspending certain activities at the public library as well as taking other actions in response to the increasing infection...
Knife, Fork and Spoon

First Christian Church to Host Free Open Table Lunch on Monday

The First Christian Church in Hermiston will host an open table meal from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, March 16. The meal is...

Column: Regulations Block Recovery

By Patricia Maier What was most prevalent about the recent meeting on flood recovery at the Pendleton Convention Center, which was organized by Sen. Ron...
Meeting

Umatilla Sage Riders to Hold Tack Swap, Chili Feed on Saturday

The Umatilla Sage Riders are holding the 2020 Tack Swap and Chili Feed this Saturday, March 14 at 81907 N. Highway 395 in Hermiston. The...
2015-16 Eastern Oregon Art Festival

Professional and High School Artists Sought for Hermiston Art Festival

The Hermiston Downtown District is seeking professional and Hermiston High School student artists who would like to participate in the 2020 Hermiston Art Festival,...