BMCC to Host NW Intercollegiate Rodeo Finals

The Blue Mountain Community College rodeo team is hosting the Fourth Northwest Region Intercollegiate Rodeo as well as the Northwest Regional Finals May 3-4...
Shotgun

Case of Jaywalking Results in Weapons Charges

What began as a warning for jaywalking Saturday ended in the arrest of a Hermiston man on weapons charges involving an illegal shotgun. The incident...

Cinco de Mayo Set for Boardman on Saturday

The city of Boardman will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 4 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Boardman Marina Park, 1 W....

HPD to Celebrate National Police Week on May 18

The Hermiston Police Department will celebrate National Police Week with a public event on May 18. The public is invited to meet the city’s first...

Desert Arts Council to Host Chamber Event

The Desert Arts Council will host the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Alive After Five networking event at 5:30 p.m. on May 3 at the...
UHS Robotics in St. Louis

UHS Robotics Team Places 51st Out of 400

The Umatilla High School robotics team is returning home from the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championships in St. Louis after placing 51st out of...
Big River Golf Course

Golf Tourney to Raise Scholarship Money

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation will hold its 20th Annual Scramble for Scholarships Golf Tournament Friday, June 14 at the Big River Golf...

Program to Provide Information on Epilepsy

"Epilepsy 101," a presentation on basic information about epilepsy, seizure awareness and first aid, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday,...
Epilepsy walk

Hermiston Event to Raise Money to Fight Epilepsy

The third annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy in Hermiston will take place June 15 starting at McKenzie Park near the Hermiston Fire Department. The cost...

Audio Recordings of Council Meetings Now Online

Audio recordings for Hermiston City Council meetings are now available online. Residents can find the recordings of the council meetings under the “Public Records” tab...

Revitalization Plans Aim to Draw People Downtown

A general list of projects and programs designed to revitalize downtown Hermiston was approved on Thursday, but the concepts for those plans have been...
Steve Eldrige

UEC Looks Ahead to 'Bright Future'

Umatilla Electric Cooperative looked back on its past and ahead to its future during the 76th annual meeting on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at...

Pancakes to be Served Saturday in Irrigon

Volunteers with the Irrigon Multicultural Arts Center will serve up a pancake breakfast Saturday from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at Stokes Landing Senior Center, 195 N.W....
URD

Urban Renewal Projects Total $2.5 Million

Project Funding Will Not Require New Taxes After some give and take and back and forth, along with a little budget tweaking, Hermiston’s Urban Renewal...
Sarah Crane-Simpson

Desert View Staff Meet Principal Finalists

The staff at Desert View Elementary School met their new principal Thursday afternoon – they just don’t know who he or she is yet. The...

Umatilla Budget Includes Money for Marina, Library

City Council to Approve Final Budget on June 4 The city of Umatilla has set aside $40,000 to operate the Umatilla Marina and RV Park...

Baby A-Fair Set for HHS on Saturday

New and expectant mothers and fathers, children up to age 5, as well as grandparents are encouraged to stop by Hermiston High School on...

Camp Teaches Those with Disabilities to Ride Bikes

June Camp Now Registering Participants Learning to ride a bike just got a little easier for people with disabilities. iCan Shine is a non-profit organization that...

Hermiston Crime Numbers Down from Year Ago

In the first three months of the year, violent and property crimes are down almost across the board from 2012 and are at their...
Ray Jones Addresses City Council

Council Declines Jones' Request for Reimbursement

Jones Claims City Should Pay $1,025 Tax Penalty Former Hermiston Assistant City Manager Ray Jones paid a visit to the council chambers at Hermiston City...