Umatilla P.D. Offering Party-Hardy Residents a Free Ride Home

The Umatilla Police Department and the Umatilla Cab Co. are teaming up to help residents of Umatilla get their impaired New Year’s Eve guests...

Dec. 30: Umatilla County Health Reports 56 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 - up 32 from Tuesday. Today's numbers bring the county's overall total to 5,254. There are...

Morrow County to Move From ‘Extreme’ to High Risk Status

Morrow County is one of five Oregon counties that will move from Extreme Risk to High Risk based on recent COVID-19 spread. Umatilla County is...

HPD Recovers Stolen Glock; Suspect Faces Multiple Charges

A Hermiston man is in jail on multiple drug and firearms charges as well as first-degree theft. On Monday night around 10: 48 p.m., a...

Tough Enough To Wear Pink Donates $11,000 to Local Organizations

The Pendleton Round-Up’s Tough Enough To Wear Pink (TETWP) may not have been able to take place in 2020, but that didn’t prevent the...

End-of-the-Year Gasoline Prices Moving Up as Crude Prices Climb

Drivers are paying a little more to fill up as 2020 comes to a close. Crude oil prices have jumped to their highest prices...

Dec. 29: Umatilla County Health Reports 24 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 24 new cases of COVID-19. Today's numbers bring the county's overall total to 5,198. There are currently 272 presumed cases of...

Thanks to Measure 108, Cigarette, Other Tobacco Taxes to Increase

A series of increases in the taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products and a new tax on inhalant delivery products, approved by Oregon...

HPD Weekend Activity Report

Here's a rundown of the Hermiston Police Department's activities over the weekend: Made a few arrests for outstanding warrants Took one hit-and-run report Responded...

Umatilla Holding Contest for New Parks Department Tagline, Logo

The city of Umatilla is holding a contest for ideas for a new Parks and Recreation Department tagline and logo. The contest is open to...

Beware of Frauds, Scams and ID Theft During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Greg Smith Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic in a variety of ways including submitting applications and receiving funding using another...
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2021 Hermiston Resolution Run Takes Place Jan. 1 at Oxbow Trail

The 2021 Hermiston Resolution Run is set to take place this Friday, Jan. 1 at the Oxbow Trail in Riverfront Park. The free event goes...

Dec. 28: Umatilla County Health Reports 75 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 75 new cases of COVID-19. Today's numbers bring the county's overall total to 5,174. There are currently 273 presumed cases of...

Umatilla School District Giving Free Drive-Through Flu Shots on Dec. 29

The Umatilla School District is hosting a free drive-through flu shot clinic on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at Umatilla High School, 1400 Seventh St. The clinic...
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Couple Die in Christmas Day Crash

A couple from Ukiah were killed Christmas Day in a single-vehicle crash, according to the Oregon State Police (OSP). On Friday, at approximately 3:06 p.m., OSP...

Umatilla’s Coats for Kids Polar Plunge Set for Jan. 2 Now Going Virtual

The city of Umatilla’s first annual Coats for Kids Polar Bear Plunge, originally a live event set for Jan. 2 at Umatilla Marina Park,...

ODFW Reports Dirty Bird Feeders Causing Increase in Sick Birds

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) and wildlife rehabilitators are seeing an increase in reports of sick birds at feeders. Calls to ODFW...
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Hermiston Man Dies in Collision

A Hermiston man was killed Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Joy Lane and Sagebrush Road. The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office...

Dec. 23: Umatilla County Health Reports 55th COVID-Related Death

Umatilla County Health today reported the 55th county resident has died from coronavirus. Umatilla County’s 55th death with COVID-19 is a 75-year-old male who tested...

Rivoli Restoration Group Announces Release of Rivoli History Book

An early supply of the new history book Rivoli has arrived in Pendleton according to Andrew Picken, Rivoli Restoration Coalition president. The 500-page illustrated book...