Oregon Wheat Growers League Seeking Administrative Assistant

The Oregon Wheat Growers League in Pendleton is looking to hire an administrative assistant/membership coordinator. This position provides general office and administrative support to the...

July 16: Umatilla County Reports 9th Person Dies from COVID-19

A ninth person in Umatilla County has died from coronavirus, according to Umatilla County Health (UCo Health). Umatilla County’s ninth COVID-19 death is a 72-year-old...

Kids Triathlon Set for Aug. 1 at Hermiston Family Aquatic Center

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is registering youth ages 4-12 for the Kids Triathlon, set for Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Hermiston Family...
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Pendleton Driver Involved in Fatal Crash on I-84 Near The Dalles

A Pendleton woman was involved was involved in a fatal highway accident Wednesday on Interstate 84 near The Dalles. According to the Oregon State Police,...

USDA Making $1 Billion Available in Loan Guarantees to Ag Businesses

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees nationwide to help rural businesses meet...

July 15: Umatilla County Health Reports 38 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health reported 38 new coronavirus cases today, bringing the county's total number of confirmed cases to 1,101. Of those confirmed cases in Umatilla...

Real ID Now Available at DMV

Oregonians now have the choice to get a Real ID the next time they renew their driver license or ID card. On July 6, DMV...
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Willow Creek Farmers Market in Heppner Now Open Each Thursday

The Willow Creek Farmers Market in Heppner City Park is open for business on Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. The market will be open...

July 14: Umatilla County Health Reports 22 New Cases of Coronavirus

Umatilla County Health reported 22 new coronavirus cases today, bringing the county's total number of confirmed cases to 1,063. Of those confirmed cases in Umatilla...

Hermiston Food Pod to Remain on Orchard Avenue with Improvements

Hermiston’s food pod will stay where it is following Monday night’s unanimous vote by the Hermiston City Council. The food pod on Orchard Avenue began...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here’s a rundown of the Hermiston Police Department cases from night shift Friday through night shift Sunday: Responded to multiple reported disturbances, 6 of...

July 13: 8th Person Dies; Umatilla County COVID-19 Total Passes 1,000

An eighth person has died in Umatilla County from COVID-19, and today the health department reported 122 new confirmed cases. Umatilla County’s eighth COVID-19 death...

City of Umatilla Announces Modified Hours for City Hall, Public Library

The city of Umatilla and the Umatilla Public Library today have begun modified hours of operation. City hall is closed today due to maintenance and...

Good Shepherd Health Foundation Accepting Fall Grant Applications

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation is accepting applications for their 2020 fall grant through July 31. The foundation awards grants every March and September...

Pilot Makes Emergency Landing Short of Pendleton Airport Friday Evening

No one was injured Friday evening when a Pendleton pilot had to make an emergency landing prior to reaching the Pendleton Airport. Umatilla County Sheriff’s...

Elementary Students Encouraged to Enter UEC Poster Contest

Just a few days remain for students in grades 1-5 living in Umatilla and Morrow counties to enter Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s Safety Poster Contest....

Good Shepherd to Offer COVID-19 Testing Free of Charge Today

With recent COVID-19 outbreaks in Umatilla County and the increased demand for testing, Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) is offering free COVID-19 drive-thru...

HPD Releases Information on Investigation into Missing Woman

The Hermiston Police Department (HPD) is continuing an eight-month investigation into the disappearance of Graciela Garcia, who was reported missing on Nov. 11. HPD Chief...

Umatilla Firefighters Association to Host Car Wash at Ace Hardware

The Umatilla Volunteer Firefighters Association will host a car wash tomorrow, July 11 at Ace Hardware in Hermiston. The event goes from 10 a.m. to...

July 10: New COVID-19 Cases Bring Umatilla County’s Total Past 900

Umatilla County Health reported 40 new coronavirus cases today, bringing the county's total number of confirmed cases to 919. Of those confirmed cases in Umatilla...