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...
Pat Hart Head

Local Fire Departments Seek New District

Hermiston-Stanfield District Would Mean Hike in Tax Rates Hermiston and Stanfield voters will determine next year whether or not to form a new fire district. If...
Eighth grade HHS tour

Eighth Graders Get Inside Scoop on High School

Approximately 400 Hermiston eighth graders got a sneak peek Friday at what high school life will be like for them during a tour of...
Daniel Wilson

Author's Message: Don't Fear the Robot

As any science fiction fan knows, if you see a robot with red eyes glowing at you, turn and run the other way as...
Ways and Means Main

Joint Ways & Means Committee Hears Wish Lists

More than 100 people made their way inside the auditorium at Hermiston High School Saturday afternoon to listen and share their opinions with the...
HEF Grants

Ed Foundation Awards Nearly $16,000 in Grants

With the price of Apple stock still falling, now might be a good time to invest in the company, because if Hermiston teachers are...
Mayor Bob Severson Playground

City Dedicates Playground to Bob Severson

On a quintessential Hermiston spring day, folks gathered at Victory Square Park to pay tribute to a quintessential Hermiston man. With the sun shining and...

Complete List of Hermiston Education Foundation 2013 Spring Grants

1. Delia Wallis Armand Larive “Settling in With Stories” $750.00 Project will involve 6th grade students and parents in reading a variety of books. The...
UHS Robotics Team

Robotics Team Surpasses Fund-Raising Goal

UHS Team Heads to St. Louis on Monday With its $15,000 fund-raising goal surpassed, the Umatilla Robotics Club will set off for St. Louis on...
UHS Mathletes Head

Problem Solvers

Umatilla students take third in regional math competition For years, Eastern Oregon University’s math department has hosted a math competition for area middle and...
Girl Scout cookie recipients

Milk Not Included

Girl Scout Troop Donates 92 Boxes of Cookies to Local Organizations The people who bought cookies from Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington Troop...

Forum to Focus on Coal Trains

The League of Women Voters of West Umatilla County will hold a forum on coal trains at 7 p.m., on Thursday, May 9 at...