City Annexes OSU Land

Council Votes to Annex OSU Land into City

The Oregon State University’s Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center (HAREC) grows and irrigates more than 200 crops and has more research acreage under...

District Names Bixler Permanent Principal of HHES

Hermiston School District announced today that Brad Bixler has been named the Highland Hills Elementary School permanent principal. He has served as the school’s...

Women's Expo Set for Hermiston on Feb. 22

The Eastern Oregon Women’s Expo will be held on Feb. 22 at the Hermiston Conference Center. The event, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,...

Altrusa Accepting Scholarship Applications

Altrusa International of Hermiston is now accepting spring term applications for the Dorothy Juve Memorial Educational Scholarship. Scholarships between $300 and $1,500 will be given...

Depot Memorabilia Topic of Chamber Event

Ever wonder what will happen to all the artifacts and memorabilia from the Umatilla Chemical Depot? Well, now you have a chance to find out....

Council to Consider Annexation Request Tonight

The Hermiston City Council will hold a public hearing tonight to consider a request by Oregon State University to annex approximately 168 acres of...
Hispanic Advisory Committee

Hispanic Committee Making a Difference in Hermiston

Question: What do the Oregon cities of Woodburn, Cornelius, Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, Ontario, Hayesville, Madras and Independence have in common? Answer: They all have a higher...

IMESD OKs Local Service Plan

The InterMountain Education Service District Board of Directors approved the2014-2015 IMESD Local Service Plan (LSP) during its Jan. 15 regular board meeting. IMESD component school...

Bad Hat Choice Leads to Pot Bust

On today’s episode of What Not To Wear, we learn about a Montana man who made an unfortunate head wear choice while transporting six...

Pilot Rock Woman in Critical Condition After Crash

A Pilot Rock woman was listed in critical condition following a one-vehicle accident on Highway 395 about eight miles south of Pendleton on Friday. The...
Crab Feed

Crab Feed to Benefit Hermiston Ed Foundation

The fifth annual Beach & Beef Crab Feed benefiting the Hermiston Education Foundation is set for Feb. 8 at the Hermiston Conference Center. The event...

Hermiston Parent University Set for Week of Jan. 27

The Hermiston School District will host a visit by Dr. Luis Cruz, an education reformer from inner-city Los Angeles during the week of Jan....

Deadlines Near for Foundation Grants, Scholarships

The deadline is looming to apply for health-related grants from the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation. Jan. 31 is the deadline to apply for grants...

Good Shepherd Expansion Making Progress

Good Shepherd Medical Center’s $15 million expansion of its surgical spaces is making progress and should be complete by the end of the year. The...

Counties Get Money for Veterans Services

The 2013 Oregon Legislative Assembly has provided the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs (ODVA) with $600,000 in funding for the Veterans' Extended Outreach Grant...
395 Quick Stop

Food Mart Takes Convenience to Whole New Level

Hermiston’s newest convenience store takes customer service to a unique level. Situated on Highway 395 between G&S Tire Factory and Sunset Motel, 395 Quick Stop...
Dance Seeks Donations

Father-Daughter Dance Seeks Donations

When the doors at the Hermiston Conference Center open for the Me and My Prince Ball on May 17, it will be the 10th...

Scam callers hitting Hermiston, Boardman, Irrigon utility customers

News release from Umatilla Electric: We heard that the scammers are back once again! And the area that has been affected lately is Boardman and...

Umatilla Chili Cook-off Return This Friday

Bring your taste buds and antacids to Umatilla High School on Friday for the 16th annual Umatilla Chili Cook-off, where audience votes will determine...

Forecast Calls for Freezing Fog, Maybe Snow

The Hermiston area might get a little snow today, but then again, it might not. The National Weather Service is forecasting a “wintry mix” of...