Bike the Bridge Takes Place July 25

There is still time to register for the fourth annual Bike the Bridge on July 25. The event, which has teamed up with the Tour...
Jerry-Wells '57 Bel Air

Looking For a Blast From the Past?

A Friendly Guide to Buying a Classic Car It’s a simple equation, really: X + Y = Z. In this case, X is that certain age...
Mosquito control

District Offers Advice for Keeping Mosquitoes at Bay

When it comes to mosquitoes and the West Nile virus, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that only female mosquitoes bite....

Northeast Oregon Now Goes Bilingual

Northeast Oregon Now is now a bilingual website. We recently added Google Translate which converts the content of the website into Spanish. We are fully...

Hermiston Man Uninjured in Double-Fatal Accident

A Hermiston truck driver involved in a double fatal traffic accident escaped without injury Wednesday afternoon. The Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation...

Snake Causes Power Outage for 1,255 Residents

About 1,255 Hermiston utility customers lost power at 12:15 a.m. today when a snake made its way through protective fencing and damaged equipment in...
Train Derailment

Local HazMat Team Responds to Train Derailment

A HazMat team from Hermiston was among the emergency responders called to the scene of a train derailment in Union County early Wednesday morning. Union...
Mobile Food Vendor Hearing

Food Vendor Subcommittee Wraps Up Final Hearing

The city’s subcommittee on mobile food vendors held its fourth and final public hearing Tuesday night. Now it will comb through the feedback it...
Funfest parade

A Sneak Peek at Hermiston FunFest 2013

A full day of food, games, exhibits and entertainment will unfold during the eighth annual Hermiston FunFest on Saturday, July 13 in downtown Main...

City Offers Free Music, Movies in the Park

Friday marks the kickoff to the city of Hermiston’s Music & Movies in the Park summer entertainment series at Butte Park. The month of July...
DEQ Hearing

Both Sides of Coal Project Issue Make Their Case

One-hundred and fifty people signed up to speak in Hermiston at Tuesday’s hearing before the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on a coal export...
Lavender Farm

Lavender Lovers Unite! Festival Set for Saturday

There will be no excuses for boredom on Saturday. After all, there are two all-day festivals taking place in Hermiston. Local residents and visitors can...
Hermiston fireworks

City Explains Lack of Fireworks Finale

When the last of the Fourth of July fireworks faded from the night sky Thursday in Hermiston, there were more than a few people...
Smoke City

Ordinance Could Put Damper on Smoke City

Smoke City has been in business in Hermiston for about a year. After Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting, however, it’s unclear how much...
Community Garden 1

Umatilla Community Garden in Need of Help

Umatilla’s community garden has everything it needs to grow a wide variety of vegetables with the exception of just one thing – gardeners. Chelle Hankinson,...

Discount Card Offers Saving But Few Are Using It

A recent report shows both good news and bad news for a free prescription drug discount card available to all Hermiston residents. The good news...

Umatilla Chamber to Hold Fundraisers

A pair of entertaining events for the whole family is on tap in July and August to raise money for the Umatilla Chamber of...

Water Exchange Program Tour Set for Tuesday

The Tour of Knowledge will be visiting Phase II of the Umatilla Project Water Exchange program at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9. The exchange...