Festival of Lights Seeks Volunteers

The Festival of Lights committee is looking for volunteers to help sort and store displays on Saturday, April 20 at 9 a.m. at the...

Umatilla Chamber Seeks Volunteers for Cleanup

The Umatilla Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is hosting a spring clean-up day at the center at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 13 to...
Alexis Pursel, Dave Drotzmann

Opening the Doors of Mystery

High School Students Gain New Insights into Hermiston's City Government Thanks to Alexis Pursel and Her Role as Student Representative Alexis Pursel keeps a pretty...
UHS Robotics Team

UHS Heading to Robotics Competition Finals

Umatilla High School was among the winners of the regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) and will now head to the FRC Championships in St....
Mobile vendor subcom

Subcommittee Zeroes in on Food Vendors

The city of Hermiston’s ongoing effort to regulate mobile vendors resumed Monday night with a consensus to focus its attention on four key areas,...
Council-DA-proposal Head

City Looks to Turn Over All Misdemeanors to DA

In an effort to stem the rising costs of prosecuting cases in Municipal Court and to improve an “unhealthy criminal justice system,” the city...

Boardman Looks at Feasibility of Recreation Facility

The Boardman Parks and Recreation District has hired a company out of Portland to do a feasibility study for a proposed recreation facility in...

Sign Up for Community Pride Day in Boardman

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Community Pride Day from 8 a.m. to noon on April 27. The chamber is encouraging the public...

SAGE Center Seeks Volunteers

The Boardman Chamber of Commerce and the SAGE Center are looking for volunteers to help run the new center. A Volunteer Fair is scheduled for...

Register Now for Ambassadors Soccer Camp

New Hope Community Church is now registering participants for this summer’s Ambassadors Soccer Camp. The church has lowered the cost of this year’s camp to...

Ways and Means Committee Coming to Hermiston

State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) is bringing the Joint Ways and Means Committee to Hermiston on April 20 as part of its “road show,”...
Shoni Schimmel

Shoni, Louisville to Play UConn for Title

Shoni Schimmel and the Louisville Cardinals continued their string of upsets Sunday night by knocking off No. 2 seed California to advance to the...
Tree Giveaway

'We Just Want Trees Planted in Hermiston'

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time to plant a tree is now. That piece of wisdom...
Little League

Let the Games Begin!

At 11 a.m. sharp, public address announcer Joe Thompson took to the microphone Saturday to kick off a ritual that has been taking place...
Father-Daughter Dance

Father-Daughter Dance to Have Masquerade Theme

The theme for the ninth annual Me and My Prince Ball is masquerade. The formal/semi-formal dance is hosted by Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest...

Latino Business Network to Meet

The Latino Business Network will meet on Wednesday, April 10 at 9 a.m., at the Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395. The guest speaker...

Doherty to Address Critical Ground Water Issues

The League of Women Voters of West Umatilla County will host a public forum on critical ground water at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April...
Jim Ward Lunch

Former Players Recall Legendary Coach

A table for eight was set up at Walker’s Farm Kitchen in Hermiston Thursday and the lunch guests treated themselves to soup, salad and...
Kevin Hennings

Meet the Principal Candidates

West Park Holds Meet and Greet on Thursday The four finalists for the West Park Elementary School principal position had a long day on Thursday. First,...

Local Author to Appear at Hermiston Public Library

Local author Karen Spears Zacharias will read from her book, A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder, on Tuesday, April 23 at...