Traveling During Holidays? Check Road Reports

If you're planning to travel during the holidays, take precautions and check the Oregon Department of Transportation road reports. You also can check out the...

Hermiston Resident, WWII Hero Dies at 89

A longtime Hermiston resident and World War II hero died Monday at the age of 89. Gerald Clark McCoy died at Ashley Manor Residential Care...

Lawsuit Filed Over 2012 Charter Bus Crash

An attorney representing 12 victims from the 2012 charter bus crash on Interstate 84 near Pendleton filed a lawsuit seeking $700 million. The East Oregonian...

Freezing Fog Could Make Roads Slick

Patchy freezing fog is forecast for the Hermiston area for much of the coming week, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to...
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HHS Video of the Week: Christmas Favorites!

Hermiston High School senior and Northeast Oregon Now correspondent Tory Gertsch asked her fellow students to name the best Christmas gift they ever received...

Pedestrian Killed on Highway 11 in Milton-Freewater

A 69-year old Milton-Freewater man died Monday evening when he was struck by a pick-up truck as he attempted to cross Highway 11 on...

Meet the 2014 Umatilla County Fair Court

Four Umatilla County high school students have been named to serve on the 2014 Umatilla County Fair Court. The newest court members and their families...

Council Allows Service on Multiple Committees

Prior to Monday night, if a community-minded individual wanted to serve on multiple city boards or committees, he or she was out of luck. That...

Carpenter Re-Appointed to Budget Committee

The Hermiston City Council confirmed the re-appointment of Eric Carpenter to another three-year term on the city’s Budget Committee. The council unanimously confirmed Carpenter’s re-appointment...
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City's Water Tower Could Get New Look

Hermiston’s water tower could get a brand new look in the coming months. The Hermiston City Council expressed interest Monday night in painting the city’s...

Economy Topic of Boardman Chamber Meeting

The economic outlook for Morrow County will be the topic of the Jan. 15 meeting of the Boardman Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will be...

Lone Ranger to Be Shown at SAGE Center

The Lone Ranger will be playing at the SAGE Center on Friday, Jan. 3 at 7:15 p.m., and on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 2:15...

Boardman Church to Hold Candlelight Service

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Boardman will hold a Candlelight Service on Tuesday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 420 Locust...

DMV Office in Hermiston Re-Opens

Two weeks after a pipe burst causing water to flood the interior, the Hermiston Department of Motor Vehicles office is back open. The pipes, frozen...
Christmas Express 2013

Need Greater Than Ever for Christmas Express

On Saturday, a little girl pressed her face to the glass door of the Altrusa Room at Agape House. With her arms wrapped tight...

Sponsorships Available for Awards Banquet

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 41st annual Distinguished Citizens Award Banquet in Hermiston. The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is offering several levels of...
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Umatilla Students Learn with Disastrous Results

Tornadoes and volcanos took over the cafeteria at McNary Heights Elementary on Thursday during the school's Junior FIRST Lego League Exhibition. As part of the...

Council to Discuss 'Community Identity' on Monday

The Hermiston City Council will discuss its “community identity” efforts during an hour-long work session prior to Monday night’s city council meeting. In 2011, the...

Hermiston Stars to Compete on Dance Floor

Back by popular demand, Dancing with the Hermiston Stars returns to the Hermiston High School Auditorium in January. From the sultry dances of the tango,...
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Snowfall Makes for Slick Driving Conditions

Cars and trucks were slipping and sliding on Hermiston’s slick, snow-covered roads early this morning as the expected fluffy white stuff piled up in...