Dallas 50 years later

Local Residents Recall Dallas – 50 years later

  “From Dallas, Texas, the flash, apparently official: President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time." Those words, spoken by CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite...
Murder Investigation

HPD Aims to Implement Street Crime Unit

The Hermiston Police Department will work toward implementing a street crime unit to reduce illegal gang and narcotics activity, as well as reducing the...

Umatilla Chamber to Hold Open House

The public is invited to attend the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center’s annual open house from 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursday,...
Thanksgiving Dinner Preview

Volunteers Ready to Serve Hundreds on Thanksgiving

Looking forward to a delicious Thanksgiving dinner, but don’t want to go to the trouble of preparing it? No worries – the annual Thanksgiving...
Depot Demolition

Demolition of Demilitarization Building Completed

The massive building that housed the equipment and furnaces that destroyed the Umatilla Chemical Depot’s chemical weapons stockpile has been demolished, and the last...

Umatilla Electric sets new rates

Umatilla Electric Cooperative will adjust retail rates for all classes of service effective Jan. 1, 2014. The average residential electric bill will increase by...

United Way Helps You Help Others

Do you have a favorite local charity you would like to support but aren’t sure how to go about it? Call the United Way...
China Exchange Program

Local Educators Take Part in China Exchange

On Monday, a special guest will stop by Clara Brownell Middle School in Umatilla. He’s isn’t a celebrity and he won’t bring an entourage. He...
CASA

Who's Looking Out for the Children?

When Children Are Removed from the Home, CASA Serves as Their Voice When young children are removed from the home due to problems with the...

Walden Voices Concern Over Water Quality Rules

U.S. Reps. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) and Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) led a meeting on Wednesday with top officials at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA),...
Lighted Parade

Festival Still Canceled, But Parade Will March On

Despite canceling the Festival of Lights this year, the volunteer committee announced today that the lighted parade will be held. The committee announced in October...

Local Dancers to Open for Swing Dolls

Local dance students are hard at work preparing an opening number for the upcoming Swing Dolls concert at the Hermiston High School Auditorium. They will...

Walden Introduces Bill Aimed at Rural Hospitals

During a recent visit to St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to provide better...

A Real Ceiling on Debt

America has recently been dragged through yet another ugly fight over the debt ceiling. The latest resolution merely postpones the battle until February, ensuring...
HHS Video of Week

HHS Video of the Week: What's Your Dream Job?

It's never too early to start thinking about the perfect job. This week, Hermiston High School senior and Northeast Oregon Now intern Tory Gertsch...
Vet Day Dinner

Girl Scouts Show Appreciation to Veterans

Attendance was down slightly at the Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington's annual Veterans Day dinner, but the food and gratitude was abundant. "The...
USO at the Arc

Arc Building Turns Back the Clock for USO Night

On Orchard Avenue, 1941 was back in style Saturday night during the “All Roads Lead Back Home” USO dance and fundraiser. Couples dipped and danced...
HHS-vs.-Dallas

Dallas Ends Hermiston's Season in Overtime, 41-35

After trailing most of the game, the Hermiston Bulldogs tied the score at 35 in the waning seconds of their playoff matchup against the...
Highway 207 Rollover

Teen Critically Injured in Rollover Crash Near Stanfield

A Hermiston teenager is in critical condition today following a rollover accident on Highway 207 near Stanfield Thursday afternoon. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing...

Barclay Takes Reigns of UMCDF Again

Don Barclay resumed the role of Site Project Manager (SPM) of the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) on Nov. 1, the same position...