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Numbers Show Social Distancing Cutting Down Infections in State

Social distancing is working in Oregon with figures showing the number of coronavirus infections is down by significant numbers, according to figures released today...

Bill Aims to Help Imigrant Families During COVID-19 Health Crisis

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today they will introduce legislation that would ensure everyone in the United States can have access...

Boaters Still Required to Stop at Invasive Species Inspection Stations

While the state of Oregon is currently not recommending out-of-state residents visit the state for recreation due to the governor’s Stay Home, Save Lives...

Walden Says 12,833 Oregonians Tested for COVID-19 So Far

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) offered some updates and information about the coronavirus or COVID-19 today. Walden said that as of Monday, more than...

Non-Resident Working in Umatilla County Tests Positive for COVID-19

An out-of-state resident currently in Umatilla County for “essential employment” has tested positive for the coronavirus or COVID-19. Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) is reporting...

Umatilla County Reports 5th Postive Case of Coronavirus in the County

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) is reporting today a new positive case of coronavirus or COVID-19 in Umatilla County. This is the fifth positive...

Lawmakers Want More Money Returned to Student Loan Borrowers

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) joined a group of his colleagues to call on the U.S. Department of Education to return all amounts garnished...

Hermiston 1 of 6 DMV Offices Open for Commercial Driver Tests

Hermiston is one of just six Oregon cities whose Department of Motor Vehicles office will be open for commercial driver tests. Under the Gov. Kate...

Fourth Positive Test for Coronavirus Reported in Umatilla County Today

Umatilla County Health (UCo) is today reporting another new positive case of coronavirus in the county – the fourth positive case in the county...

Hermiston School Bond Projects to Offer Employment Opportunities

The Hermiston School District announces that bond projects will offer employment opportunities this fall. In November 2019, the Hermiston community voiced its support for the...

Eastern Oregon Workforce Offering Funds for Area Businesses

The Eastern Oregon Workforce Board has announced the availability of funds for area businesses that are at risk of laying off employees due to...

State to Allow ‘Grace Period’ for Expired Driver Licenses and More

To reduce Oregonians’ need to visit a DMV office during the current public health emergency, the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Driver and Motor Vehicles...

Oregon Joins State of Washington in Closing Columbia River Fisheries

Following the announcement on Wednesday by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) that it will close all recreational fisheries in the state...

Umatilla County Health Reporting New Positive Case of Coronavirus

Umatilla County Health (UCo Health) is reporting today one new positive case of COVID-19 in the county. The individual is currently hospitalized. In order to...

Ball Committee Postpones Annual Father-Daughter Dance Until 2021

Due to the uncertainties of the impact that the ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have on the local community, the Me and My Prince Ball...

Boardman Health Center to Get Funding to Help Fight Coronavirus

Columbia River Community Health Services in Boardman is one of 30 centers in the state that will receive federal funding to help fight the...

Good Shepherd Posts Video with Updates on Coronavirus Information

Good Shepherd Urgent Care has put together a video on YouTube in which Dr. Matthew Carlson and Pam Schulz talk about current novel coronavirus...

BMCC Shifting to Online Format Following Governor’s Executive Order

Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) will move all of its spring term courses into a remote format in accordance with the executive order issued...

Oregon Prisons Suspend Visiting in Response to the Coronavirus

Following the State of Emergency issued in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Oregon, the Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) has suspended all...

NWAC Cancels Spring Sports Games; No BMCC Baseball or Softball

The Northwest Athletic Conference announced today it has canceled the remainder of spring athletic seasons due to COVID-19 concerns, which means Blue Mountain Community...

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