Baby A-Fair Set for HHS on Saturday

New and expectant mothers and fathers, children up to age 5, as well as grandparents are encouraged to stop by Hermiston High School on...

Camp Teaches Those with Disabilities to Ride Bikes

June Camp Now Registering Participants Learning to ride a bike just got a little easier for people with disabilities. iCan Shine is a non-profit organization that...

Hermiston Crime Numbers Down from Year Ago

In the first three months of the year, violent and property crimes are down almost across the board from 2012 and are at their...
Ray Jones Addresses City Council

Council Declines Jones' Request for Reimbursement

Jones Claims City Should Pay $1,025 Tax Penalty Former Hermiston Assistant City Manager Ray Jones paid a visit to the council chambers at Hermiston City...
Pat Hart Head

Local Fire Departments Seek New District

Hermiston-Stanfield District Would Mean Hike in Tax Rates Hermiston and Stanfield voters will determine next year whether or not to form a new fire district. If...
Eighth grade HHS tour

Eighth Graders Get Inside Scoop on High School

Approximately 400 Hermiston eighth graders got a sneak peek Friday at what high school life will be like for them during a tour of...
Daniel Wilson

Author's Message: Don't Fear the Robot

As any science fiction fan knows, if you see a robot with red eyes glowing at you, turn and run the other way as...
Ways and Means Main

Joint Ways & Means Committee Hears Wish Lists

More than 100 people made their way inside the auditorium at Hermiston High School Saturday afternoon to listen and share their opinions with the...
HEF Grants

Ed Foundation Awards Nearly $16,000 in Grants

With the price of Apple stock still falling, now might be a good time to invest in the company, because if Hermiston teachers are...
Mayor Bob Severson Playground

City Dedicates Playground to Bob Severson

On a quintessential Hermiston spring day, folks gathered at Victory Square Park to pay tribute to a quintessential Hermiston man. With the sun shining and...

Complete List of Hermiston Education Foundation 2013 Spring Grants

1. Delia Wallis Armand Larive “Settling in With Stories” $750.00 Project will involve 6th grade students and parents in reading a variety of books. The...
UHS Robotics Team

Robotics Team Surpasses Fund-Raising Goal

UHS Team Heads to St. Louis on Monday With its $15,000 fund-raising goal surpassed, the Umatilla Robotics Club will set off for St. Louis on...
UHS Mathletes Head

Problem Solvers

Umatilla students take third in regional math competition For years, Eastern Oregon University’s math department has hosted a math competition for area middle and...
Girl Scout cookie recipients

Milk Not Included

Girl Scout Troop Donates 92 Boxes of Cookies to Local Organizations The people who bought cookies from Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington Troop...

Forum to Focus on Coal Trains

The League of Women Voters of West Umatilla County will hold a forum on coal trains at 7 p.m., on Thursday, May 9 at...

Meet & Greet Set for Desert View Principal Candidates

The Hermiston School District recently hired a new principal for West Park Elementary School and is now turning its focus to filling the same...
Curt Berger

A Life of Hard Work Pays Off for Berger

Here’s a not-so-bold prediction: A few short years from now the Hermiston High School Robotics Club will have several championship banners hanging from the...

City's Bond Re-finance Saves Taxpayers $600,000

When it comes to selling bonds, getting good grades certainly pays off. Standard & Poor’s recently rated the city of Hermiston’s Full Faith and Credit...
Commissioners Forum

Candidates Tackle Revenue, Wolves, Public Safety

Tuesday night’s Umatilla County Commissioner Candidate Forum at the Hermiston Conference Center shared a lot of similarities with the forum held two weeks ago...

Plant Sale to be Held April 27 in Hermiston

The Bloomer Girls Garden Club Plant Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27, at 701 W. Highland Ave.,...