Red 2 Red Race, Echo Oregon

More Than 500 Compete in Echo Bike Race

Echo’s population of about 715 jumped by 75 percent over the weekend of March 1-3 as more than 500 bicyclists converged onto the small...
Ghost Hunters Northwest

In Pursuit of Ghostly Encounters

Ghost Hunters Northwest works to prove -- or debunk -- the existence of ghosts In the dead of the night, when most of us are...
Tillamook Cheese, Boardman

Construction Begins on Tillamook Plant Expansion in Boardman

The Tillamook County Creamery Association say the facility will expand by more than 63,000 square feet. The expansion will add whey processing capabilities to Tillamook’s...
Wyden town hall

Wyden Holds 658th Town Hall Meeting

Energy, Social Security, Washington gridlock and the legalization of marijuana were among the many topics addressed by Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden on Monday, Feb....

Heppner Plans 3-day St. Patrick’s Celebration

Heppner’s annual Wee Bit O’Ireland celebration will be held Friday through Sunday, March 15-17. The three-day event will feature vendors, music, art shows, games,...

Benefit concert set for Stanfield

Stanfield Baptist Church, 310 E. Wheeler Ave. The event is free to the public, but a free-will offering will be taken. All proceeds will...

Hermiston Offers Prescription Discount Card

The city of Hermiston today launched a program to help provide residents with some relief from the high cost of prescription medications. Through the program...

Museum to Host Dinosaur Day Camp

The Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon will host Dinosaur Day Camp from 12:30-2:30 p.m., Monday, March 25. The event features a dinosaur-theme party. The...

Bullet Creek to Perform at Wildfire Sports Bar

Bullet Creek will perform country rock Saturday, March 23 at the Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. There...
Hermiston grapples with mobile vendor regulations

Hermiston grapples with mobile vendor regulations

Hermiston City Councilor George Anderson likened the city’s efforts to agree on a set of regulations for mobile vendors to herding cats. He may...

ARC to host Activity Night

The Arc of Umatilla County will host its Activity Night from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26 at the ARC building, 215 W. Orchard Ave.,...

Wrestling Team Wins Seventh State Title

The Hermiston Bulldogs have built a reputation as the state’s 5A powerhouse in wrestling and they upheld that reputation during the Oregon wrestling championships...

Orchid sale set for Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Medical Center will be the site of an Orchid Sale, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12. The sale...

Assault investigation leads to arrest

A Hermiston man was arrested and charged with second-degree assault following an incident on S.E. Fourth Street on Feb. 21. Hermiston police were called to...

Sportsman show set for Pendleton

The Eastern Oregon Sportsman Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 9-10 at the Pendleton Convention...
Sen. Ron Wyden, Mayor David Drotzmann

Hermiston presents immigration letter to Wyden

One week after the Hermiston City Council signed a letter asking federal lawmakers to work to create “fair and sensible” immigration reform, one such...

Committee to propose district boundaries, projects

A new advisory committee met on Feb. 28 and received forecasts for revenue that might come from the formation of a proposed Urban Renewal...
Council Audience

Hermiston council gives its support to Hispanic community

The city of Boardman recently passed an ordinance aimed at giving law enforcement the ability to designate individuals as affiliates of a criminal gang...

Hermiston School District one fastest growing in state

The student population within the Hermiston School District increased 2.3 percent from the previous year, making it the fifth fastest-growing among the state’s 33...

HHS to present Li’l Abner

The Hermiston High Drama Department will present its spring musical “Li’l Abner” April 12-13 and April 29-20 at Hermiston High School. Tickets will go...