Shoni Schimmel

Shoni, Louisville to Play UConn for Title

Shoni Schimmel and the Louisville Cardinals continued their string of upsets Sunday night by knocking off No. 2 seed California to advance to the...
Tree Giveaway

'We Just Want Trees Planted in Hermiston'

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time to plant a tree is now. That piece of wisdom...
Little League

Let the Games Begin!

At 11 a.m. sharp, public address announcer Joe Thompson took to the microphone Saturday to kick off a ritual that has been taking place...
Father-Daughter Dance

Father-Daughter Dance to Have Masquerade Theme

The theme for the ninth annual Me and My Prince Ball is masquerade. The formal/semi-formal dance is hosted by Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest...

Latino Business Network to Meet

The Latino Business Network will meet on Wednesday, April 10 at 9 a.m., at the Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395. The guest speaker...

Doherty to Address Critical Ground Water Issues

The League of Women Voters of West Umatilla County will host a public forum on critical ground water at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April...
Jim Ward Lunch

Former Players Recall Legendary Coach

A table for eight was set up at Walker’s Farm Kitchen in Hermiston Thursday and the lunch guests treated themselves to soup, salad and...
Kevin Hennings

Meet the Principal Candidates

West Park Holds Meet and Greet on Thursday The four finalists for the West Park Elementary School principal position had a long day on Thursday. First,...

Local Author to Appear at Hermiston Public Library

Local author Karen Spears Zacharias will read from her book, A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder, on Tuesday, April 23 at...
Col River Grand Opening

CPA Business Ready to Grow

For several years, CPA Kathryn Erz and her daughter, Stacey Stanek, worked side by side in a home office. But they knew if they...

Mobile Vendor Subcommittee to Meet Monday

The Hermiston City Council’s subcommittee on mobile vendors will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 8 in the City Hall...

Zacharias to Appear at Hermiston Public Library

Local author Karen Spears Zacharias will read from her book, A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder on Tuesday, April 23 at...
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Former HHS Student Earns Girl Scouts' Top Honor

According to a 2010 USDA report, the average middle-income family will spend roughly $12,000 on child-related expenses in their baby’s first year of life. Imagine,...
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5 of 6 Commissioner Candidates Show Up for Debate

Six men are running for Umatilla County Commissioner, but only five showed up in Umatilla for Monday night’s debate sponsored by the Umatilla Chamber...

Mosquito Control District Announces Openings

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District has an opening on its budget committee and its board of trustees. The budget committee meets once a year...

Boardman Senior Center Offers Monthly Breakfast

The Boardman Senior Center will host its monthly community breakfast on Saturday, April 6 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. the cost is $5...
Alan Howard Reading

Author Returns to His Old Stomping Grounds

It took Alan Howard a long time to finish his first book – four decades, in fact. To be fair, in 1972, when Howard wrote...
Umatilla Easter Egg Hunt

The Thrill of the Hunt

It took weeks to plan, 90 minutes to stuff the eggs, 45 minutes to hide them and less than five minutes after it started...

Soccer Tourney Set for May 3-5

The Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department will hold the Hermiston Cup Soccer Tournament May 3-5 at the soccer fields at Rocky Heights Elementary School. Players...
Egg Hunts

Better Find Your Baskets!

With baskets in hand and eyes sharply focused, children from Umatilla to Boardman will be taking part in a favorite spring-time tradition – the...