Want to Know What a Safe Full of Pot Looks Like?

A Portland man thought it was a good idea to hide more than 100 pounds of marijuana inside a gun safe loaded in the...
Oak Ridge Boys

Oak Ridge Boys, Phil Vassar to Appear at County Fair

The Oak Ridge Boys will be among the headlining entertainment at the 2014 Umatilla County Fair. Fair officials released the entertainment lineup for three of...
Fish Stressed

States Extends Sturgeon Season in Bonneville Pool

Anglers will have an additional 14 days of winter sturgeon fishing on the Columbia River between Bonneville and The Dalles dams this year under...

Hispanic SDA Church to be Organized Saturday

The Hispanic Seventh-day Adventist congregation will be officially organized into a church during a special ceremony at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at...
Commissioners Visit HAC

Commissioners Pay Visit to Hispanic Committee

Among the four dozen or so people in the audience for this week’s Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee meeting were two of Umatilla County’s commissioners. Bill...

Tamástslikt to Offer Green Exhibit in March

Tamástslikt Cultural Institute will present a timely and green exhibit called Sustainable Choices next month. The exhibit, which opens on Friday, March 7 and is...
Umatilla Fire Cleanup

Umatilla to Clean Up Last Year's Fire Damage

The city of Umatilla is preparing for a little spring cleaning, starting with the destruction from a fire last summer on South Hill. In June,...
Morrow County 4-H

Morrow County 4-H Program Receives $2,500

Cheryl and Joe Taylor of Double T Farms selected Morrow County’s 4-H Program as their organization to support in the America’s Farmers Grow Communities...
Stolen Vehicles

An Open Invitation to Steal

60 Percent of Stolen Vehicles Had Keys Left Inside Analysis presented to Hermiston’s Public Safety Committee Tuesday night by Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston shows...
Murder Charges Dropped

From Murder Suspect to Free Man in 2 Weeks

District Attorney: No Additional Charges to be Filed at This Time In the span of two short weeks, Timothy Allen Kelly went from being a...
Cultural Trust

Oregonians Give Record $4.1 Million to Cultural Trust

Oregonians gave generously to culture last year, as evidenced by the Oregon Cultural Trust's 4.3-percent rise in donations, from $3,960,094 in 2012 to more...

First Aid, CPR Course To Be Offered in Hermiston

The Umatilla-Morrow Child Care Resource and Referral will offer a first aid and CPR class in Hermiston on March 12-13. Certifications in first aid and...

More Oregonians Seek Info on In-Home Services

Oregonians looking for information about services to help them safely stay at home and avoid long-term care facilities was one of the leading topics...

Three Short Outages Affect HES Customers

Hermiston Energy Services customers in portions of Hermiston were affected by three short outages in the past two days. That included an outage of about...
Jean Howton

Living Life to the Fullest

Jean Christofori Howton's Life Is a Work in Progress A couple of years ago, Jean painted her three-story house by herself — by hand. Last...
Oregon Driver Cards

Driver Card Campaign Called Public Safety Issue

Greg Delgado had a packed council chambers filled with attentive listeners as he gave an update on the effort to get driver cards available...

Umatilla Electric Seeks Quotes for Janitorial Services

REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS Umatilla Electric Cooperative, PO Box 1148, 750 E. Elm Ave., Hermiston, Oregon 97838  Issue  Date: Monday February 17, 2014 Solicitation (Q & A) Deadline: 3:00 p.m., Monday,...

Brookshier to Give State of City Address on Feb. 25

Hermiston City Manager Ed Brookshier will give the state of the city address at the Hermiston Conference Center on Feb. 25. Brookshier’s address will be...

Stanfield Council to Discuss Public Safety Fee

The Stanfield City Council will discuss a proposed public safety fee ordinance at its next meeting on Tuesday. The council will also appoint members to...

Stolen Vehicles Topic of Safety Committee Meeting

The Hermiston City Council’s Public Safety Committee will discuss stolen vehicles during its meeting on Tuesday. Also on the agenda is an update on the...