Dec. 14: Umatilla County Health Reports 22 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 22 new cases of COVID-19 - up 14 from Monday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 15,237....

Hermiston to Get Small Chunk of National Opioid Settlement

There is good news and bad news for cities and counties grappling with the opioid epidemic. A settlement has been reached in class action...

Hermiston Council OKs Plan to Develop Belt Park Greenway Trail

The Hermiston City Council approved a resolution Monday night to accept a grant that will fund a Belt Park Greenway Trail. The project will result...

State Legislature Passes Drought Relief Funding for Oregon’s Farmers

The Oregon Legislature on Monday passed SB 892 and SB 5561 to provide a $100 million drought relief package to support farmers and ranchers...

Dec. 13: Umatilla County Health Reports 185th COVID-19 Death

Umatilla County Health today reported the 185th county resident has died from COVID-19. No additional details are yet available. The health department today also reported eight...
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Two Rivers Inmate Dies

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Lloyd Brian Jones, died the morning of Dec. 13. Jones was incarcerated at Two Rivers Correctional...
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Happy Canyon Board of Directors Announces 2022 Princesses

The Happy Canyon Board of Directors has named Marley Johnson and Samantha Craig-Allen as the 2022 Happy Canyon Princesses. They will serve as the 2022 ambassadors...

State Rep. Smith Comments on Goals of Legislature’s Special Session

Gov. Kate Brown has called the Legislature into Special Session today. State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) released the following statement in regards to the upcoming...
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BMCC, Elgin Opera House Presenting ‘A Christmas Carol’ in December

The Blue Mountain Community College Music and Theatre Department and Friends of the Opera House in Elgin are presenting multiple performances of Charles Dickens’...

Dec. 10: Umatilla County Health Reports 11 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported 11 new cases - up five from Thursday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 15,207. There...

Hansell Honored by OCCA for Advocating for Community Colleges

Oregon State Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Athena) was among the winners of the Howard Cherry Awards announced by the Oregon Community College Association (OCCA). The awards...

Umatilla to Host Winter Break Fun Camp for Kids Dec. 20-22

The city of Umatilla is hosting the Winter Break Fun Camp for kids ages 6-14 on Dec. 20-22 at the Umatilla Community Center, 201...

Morrow County Farmer Appointed to Oregon Board of Agriculture

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Eric Orem owner/operator of a diversified dryland wheat, hay, and cattle farming operation in Heppner, and Miguel Lopez,...

Oregon East Symphony to Present Holiday Music Festival Dec. 12

The Oregon East Symphony Holiday Music Festival is set to return to Vert Auditorium in Pendleton this Sunday, Dec. 12, starting at 2:30 p.m. The...

Smith Appointed to Joint Interim Committee for Special Session

Today, State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) was appointed to the Joint Interim Committee on the Second Special Session of 2021 “I appreciate leadership requesting my participation on...

Dec. 9: Umatilla County Health Reports 6 New COVID-19 Cases

Umatilla County Health today reported six new cases - down seven from Wednesday's total. Today's new cases bring the county's overall total to 15,196. There...

Inland N.W. Musicians to Present Handel’s Messiah on Dec. 11

Inland Northwest Musicians will present Handel’s Messiah, directed by R. Lee Friese, this Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Hermiston Community Center, 415 S. Highway...

Boardman to Hold Meet & Greet for Deputy City Manager Position

The Boardman public is invited to attend a Meet & Greet gathering to introduce the candidates for the new deputy city manager position. The Meet...

ODOT Seeking Public Input on State’s Transportation Policies

The Oregon Department of Transportation is asking for your input on what is important to you on your daily commute and as you travel around...

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – to Get an Oregon Blue...

Let's face it, it can be tough to find the right gift for your Oregon-minded friends and loved ones. The solution to your shopping...