Boardman Frostbite Tourney Set for March 29

The annual Boardman Frostbite Golf Tournament is Saturday, March 29 at the Willow Run Golf Course. The four-person team scramble starts at 9 a.m. Limited...

College/Career Night Set for Young Students

Hermiston School District will host the first annual elementary and middle school College/Career Family Night. The event will be held Thursday, April 3, from 5...
HHS Girls Hoops Review

Hoffert Looks Back on Successful Season

Year in, year out, there are certain things Hermiston residents can count on: Wind in the spring, sweet-tasting watermelons in the summer, gorgeous fall...

Punkin Center Crash Claims Irrigon Girl's Life

A 29-year old Washington man is in custody following Wednesday night's fatal traffic crash in Hermiston that resulted in the death of a 7-year...

Good Shepherd Offers Sessions for Moms, Babies

Good Shepherd Medical Center offers weekly sessions for mothers and infants up to 8 months every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The free sessions...

Good Shepherd Offers 'Healthy Saturdays' Each Month

When is the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Ever have your body mass index measured? Good Shepherd Medical Center offers those checks...

OSP Investigating Apparent Drug Overdose Death

The Oregon State Police (OSP), with the assistance of the Umatilla County Deputy Medical Examiner, is investigating the death of a 25-year old Hillsboro...
Umatilla Robotics Wins Regionals

Umatilla Robotics Claims District Tournament

Match after match, the Umatilla robotics team dominated the competition last weekend at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash. At the end, Team “Confidential” took...
Jack-E-Up

Echo Farmer's Invention Has 'Million Applications'

Kent Madison of Echo has invented the Jack-E-Up, a device which allows the removal of A-frame trailer jacks after hookup. About three years ago, Madison...

Missing Links: 3-19-2014

Stories We Missed, But Others Didn't Wednesday, March 19, 2014 DNA May Be Key to Solving 1975 Murder In Search of the Best After-Ski Parties in Eastern...
Walden in La Grande

Walden Introduces Bill to Promote Forest Access

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) announced this week that he has introduced the Forest Access in Rural Communities Act (H.R. 4272) to stop the...
Gilbert Davis Diploma

District Seeks to Deliver Diploma 87 Years Later

On Feb. 7, 1927, The Oregon Department of Education awarded Gilbert A. Davis a common school diploma, signifying his completion of the elementary program....

Rome Will Make Positive Difference on Council

To The Editor: Join me in supporting Jesus Rome for Hermiston City Council. I have known him since the early nineties when we were...

HHS Video of the Week: Who's Your Role Model?

Hermiston High School senior and Northeast Oregon Now correspondent Tory Gertsch asked her fellow students to name their role model. Watch the video below...

Spring Cleanup Week Set for April 1-7

Sanitary Disposal’s annual Spring Cleanup Week is set for April 1-7. During the week, cash customers using the Sanitary Disposal Transfer Station will receive up...
ODFW Compass Map

ODFW Launches Online Habitat Mapping System

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife today launched an online mapping system that provides an overview of crucial fish and wildlife habitats across...

Chamber Event to Focus on Employee Wellness

When employees miss work due to illness or injury, it impacts the bottom line. In fact, businesses nationwide pay more than $1 billion every...

Fair Board to Meet on March 20

The Umatilla County Fair Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 at the Stafford Hansell Government Center, 915 S.E. Columbia Drive...

Wind Gusts Expected to Reach 50 MPH Today

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Eastern Oregon and is forecasting gusts up to 50 mph. A Pacific weather system with...

3 of 4 Hermiston Council Races to Be Contested

Four Hermiston City Council seats are up for grabs in May and three of them feature contested races. Incumbent Lori Davis will face off against...