Hermiston Offers Prescription Discount Card

The city of Hermiston today launched a program to help provide residents with some relief from the high cost of prescription medications. Through the program...

Museum to Host Dinosaur Day Camp

The Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon will host Dinosaur Day Camp from 12:30-2:30 p.m., Monday, March 25. The event features a dinosaur-theme party. The...

Bullet Creek to Perform at Wildfire Sports Bar

Bullet Creek will perform country rock Saturday, March 23 at the Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. There...
Hermiston grapples with mobile vendor regulations

Hermiston grapples with mobile vendor regulations

Hermiston City Councilor George Anderson likened the city’s efforts to agree on a set of regulations for mobile vendors to herding cats. He may...

ARC to host Activity Night

The Arc of Umatilla County will host its Activity Night from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26 at the ARC building, 215 W. Orchard Ave.,...

Wrestling Team Wins Seventh State Title

The Hermiston Bulldogs have built a reputation as the state’s 5A powerhouse in wrestling and they upheld that reputation during the Oregon wrestling championships...

Orchid sale set for Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Medical Center will be the site of an Orchid Sale, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12. The sale...

Assault investigation leads to arrest

A Hermiston man was arrested and charged with second-degree assault following an incident on S.E. Fourth Street on Feb. 21. Hermiston police were called to...

Sportsman show set for Pendleton

The Eastern Oregon Sportsman Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 9-10 at the Pendleton Convention...
Sen. Ron Wyden, Mayor David Drotzmann

Hermiston presents immigration letter to Wyden

One week after the Hermiston City Council signed a letter asking federal lawmakers to work to create “fair and sensible” immigration reform, one such...

Committee to propose district boundaries, projects

A new advisory committee met on Feb. 28 and received forecasts for revenue that might come from the formation of a proposed Urban Renewal...
Council Audience

Hermiston council gives its support to Hispanic community

The city of Boardman recently passed an ordinance aimed at giving law enforcement the ability to designate individuals as affiliates of a criminal gang...

Hermiston School District one fastest growing in state

The student population within the Hermiston School District increased 2.3 percent from the previous year, making it the fifth fastest-growing among the state’s 33...

HHS to present Li’l Abner

The Hermiston High Drama Department will present its spring musical “Li’l Abner” April 12-13 and April 29-20 at Hermiston High School. Tickets will go...

Comedians to take stage at Wildfire Sports Bar

Comedians John Conroy and Chris Moran will be perform Thursday, March 21 at the Wildhorse Comedy Jam in the Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino...

Annual UEC meeting set for April 20

Umatilla Electric Cooperative's Annual Business Meeting of the Members will be held at the Hermiston Community Center on Saturday, April 20. The meeting will include...
Bill Tomlinson and Dave Drotzmann

DuPont Pioneer announce expansion plans in Hermiston

Dupont Pioneer announced plans to increase production capacity at its Hermiston production location. The expansion, expected to be completed in 2014, will double the...
Kennison Field renovation project

Board gives go-ahead to contractor to begin Kennison project work

The Hermiston School District Board voted unanimously to approve construction of the $5 million Kennison Field renovation project and gave the go-ahead for work...

Hermiston’s graduation rate exceeds state average

The Hermiston School District’s graduation rate exceeds the state average, according to new data released by the Oregon Department of Education. The same report, released...
Mobile vendor debate

Council addresses ‘blight’ on community

Hermiston businesses come in all shapes and sizes. Some are new and some are decades old. Some are conventional and some are not. Some...