Echo Winery to Hold Masquerade Ball Feb. 1

The Sno Road Winery in Echo will hold a masquerade ball and formal dinner party at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1. Margret Mayer and...

Boardman RV Park to Hold Open House

The Driftwood RV Park & Resort in Boardman will hold an open house from 6 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26. The public is...

Tickets Available for Boardman Awards Banquet

Tickets are on sale for the Boardman Chamber of Commerce’s 24th annual Citizen’s Award Banquet. The event will be held at the Port of Morrow...
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Group Wants to Bring Immigration Play to Hermiston

A Portland theater group wants to bring a play about immigration to Hermiston, but $1,500 needs to be raised and a location needs to...
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Hermiston Honors King with Peace March

On a chilly day under an overcast sky, dozens of Hermiston residents joined together Monday to take part in the annual Martin Luther King...

OSP Investigating Diesel Fuel Thefts

The Oregon State Police is seeking information and asking to speak to possible victims related to an investigation into the theft of diesel fuel...

La Grande Businessman Seeks House Seat

La Grande businessman Greg Barreto has announced his candidacy for state representative in House District 58. Barreto, owner of Barreto Manufacturing, said his focus will...
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New Streetlights to Be Installed in McNary

Dark and stormy nights may be good for mystery novels, but it’s not good for the hotel business. The owners of the former Desert River...

Young Writers Encouraged to Enter Contest

Young writers are invited to enter works of poetry, short fiction, or creative nonfiction in the 2014 Eastern Oregon Youth Writing Contest is looking...

Givens Seeks Third Term as Commissioner

Umatilla County Commissioner Larry Givens has announced he plans to seek a third term. Givens, who was first elected in 2006, said the county faces...

Hansell to Speak at Chamber Luncheon

State Sen. Bill Hansell will be the guest speaker at the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce’s Business to Business Luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The luncheon,...

Water Coalition to Meet in Hermiston on Jan. 28

The Oregon Water Coalition will hold its annual meeting at the Hermiston Conference Center on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Speakers...

Good Shepherd Nurses Complete SANE Training

Five Good Shepherd Medical Center nurses have completed training as Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) as part of Oregon’s Sexual Assault Task Force (SATF). The...

Tickets on Sale for Chamber Awards Banquet

Tickets are on sale for the 41st annual Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizens Awards Banquet. The banquet will be held at the Hermiston Conference...

Kegler to Lead Chamber's Government Affairs Team

Art Kegler has been named chairman of the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Team. The team represents the different sectors of the chamber’s membership...

Sunset Elementary Seeks Books for Book Exchange

Sunset Elementary School will host a Used Book Exchange during its Family Movie Night next Friday, Jan. 24, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in...

Elfering to Expand Office Hours Beginning Jan. 23

Umatilla County Commissioner Bill Elfering will not be in his Hermiston office on Thursday, but will be back the following week with expanded office...

Wind Gusts Reach 79 MPH Over Weekend

The National Weather Service promised wind gusts up to 70 mph over the weekend, and that’s what we got – and then some. Gusts of...

IMESD Employees Earn Certifications

Two InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD) employees recently earned recognition by receiving the Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) credential. Director of Operations Scott Rogers and...

Proposal Denied, But Educators Say They'll Forge On

Umatilla, Morrow and Union counties have been left out of the official start to a statewide overhaul of early childhood programs, but local leaders...