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...
July 4th

A Big-Time Fourth of July Celebration

America turned 237 on Thursday and towns around Eastern Oregon played host to the big event. In Hermiston, an all-day patriotic birthday bash was held...

Hermiston FunFest Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 13 Main Stage Entertainment • 8:30 a.m. – Zumba by the Columbia Court Club • 9:45 a.m. – Hermiston Parks & Recreation Dance Troupe • 10 a.m. – John...

Head Start Offers Free Healthy Lifestyle Workshops

The Umatilla Morrow Head Start is offering a series of workshops aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles. The series, Be Active, Eat Healthy, is being offered...

Latino Business Network to Meet July 10

The Latino Business Network will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10 at the Hermiston Conference Center. The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce partners with...

Health Department Offers Free Hepatitis A Vaccines

Free hepatitis A immunization clinics for adults are scheduled in Pendleton and Hermiston. A limited number of doses will be available on a first-come,...

Water Bill Passes Through Key Legislative Committee

An Oregon water bill aimed aimed at developing water infrastructure in the Umatilla Basin has made its way through the Joint Ways and Means...

Movies to be Shown at Boardman Marina Park

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Movies in the Park at the Pavilion in Boardman Marina Park. All movies begin at dusk. The upcoming...

Boardman Chamber Seeks Volunteers for July Fourth

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help with its Fourth of July celebration. Volunteers are needed to serve as greeters for 30...

Futures Task Force Announces Photo Contest

The city of Hermiston and the Hermiston Futures Task Force is seeking the public’s help in establishing the area’s identity as a place where...

Kostur to Serve as Stanfield Superintendent, Principal

The Stanfield School District has a new superintendent and elementary school principal. Wayne Kostur will serve in both capacities for the 2013-14 school year. Kostur...

Law Enforcement to Crack Down on Impaired Drivers

The Oregon State Police (OSP), Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), and law enforcement partners statewide urge all travelers during the upcoming Fourth of July...