Utility GM: Despite Recent Increases, HES Rates Among Lowest in Region

Despite a second rate hike in nine months, Hermiston Energy Service (HES) customers are still paying among the lowest electric rates in the state,...

Hermiston Energy Services Customers See 6.9 % Rate Increase

At the beginning of this month, Hermiston Energy Services (HES) implemented Phase II of the Hermiston City Council-approved adjustments to electric rates for all...

Good Shepherd Offering Virtual Driver Class for Oregonians

Good Shepherd Health Care System is offering an Oregon Friendly Driver Interactive Class. The class is an hour long and covers shared road use by...

Oct. 11: Umatilla County Health Reports 94 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 94 new COVID-19 cases - up 38 from Friday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 13,984....

Southridge Tops Bulldogs, 27-14

The Southridge Suns kept the Hermiston Bulldogs winless on the season with a 27-14 victory at Kennison Field on Friday. Hermiston went into the locker...

Youth Have Time to Complete Hunter Education While Hunting This Fall

As fall hunting seasons kick off, youth hunters will have more time to complete mandatory hunter education training while still being able to hunt...

Good Shepherd Offering Free 6-Week Workshop for Caregivers

Good Shepherd Health Care System is offering the free Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop from Oct. 12 through Nov. 16. This six-week workshop gives caregivers...

Oct. 8: Umatilla County Health Reports 3 More COVID-19 Deaths

Umatilla County Health today reported three new deaths due to COVID-19. Umatilla County’s 134th death with COVID-19 is a 68-year-old female who tested positive on...
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Good Shepherd Offers Walking Program for Relief from Arthritis

Good Shepherd Health Care System is hosting a free in-person low-intensity walking program for those needing relief from arthritis pain or just wanting to...

Crews Clean Up Hydrochloric Acid Leak on Interstate 84

No injuries were reported Wednesday when hydrochloric acid leaked from a commercial trailer on Interstate 84. Umatilla County Fire District #1 (UCFD#1) responded around 6:46...

Oct. 7: Umatilla County Health Reports 4 New COVID-19 Deaths

Umatilla County Health today reported four new deaths due to COVID-19. Umatilla County’s 130th death with COVID-19 is a 60-year-old female who tested positive June...

$7 Million in Grants Brings Broadband to Ukiah School District

Students in the small, rural Ukiah School District will be getting better broadband access in the near future. Two grants totaling $7 million will bring...

BPA Website Helps Homeowners Get Info on Energy Efficiency Rebates

Bonneville Power Administration has launched a website to help homeowners served by Umatilla Electric Cooperative and other consumer-owned utilities more easily find information about...

Oct. 6: Umatilla County Health Reports 55 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 55 new COVID-19 cases - down 57 from Tuesday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 13,763. A...
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Good Shepherd, St. Anthony Team Up for Community Health Survey

Good Shepherd Health Care System and CHI St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton are partnering to conduct a survey as part of a project to...

Oct. 5: Umatilla County Health Reports 112 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 112 new COVID-19 cases - up 32 from Monday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 13,708....

Hermiston Hires Morrow County Deputy D.A. as City Attorney

Hermiston has a new full-time city attorney – longtime Eastern Oregon resident Rich Tovey. Tovey grew up in Irrigon, graduated from Riverside High School in...
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InterMountain ESD Offering Summit on State In-Service Day

On Friday, Oct. 8, teachers across the state of Oregon will spend some time focusing on developing new skills in their profession. On the State...

Need a COVID-19 Vaccine? Good Shepherd Offering Clinic on Campus

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) is holding weekly vaccine events on its campus at 610 NW 11th St., in Hermiston. The vaccine clinic schedule may...

Photo Exhibit to Feature Viewpoint of Grande Ronde Rappellers

The members of the Grande Ronde Rappellers get dropped into some of the most remote and beautiful areas of the northwest and beyond, and...