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Hermiston Council Passes Ordinance Allowing for Wider Driveways

The proliferation of three-car garages and RV pads in single-family neighborhoods in Hermiston has prompted the city to increase the maximum allowable width of...

Water, Sewer Rates for Hermiston Residents to Increase in March

The Hermiston City Council on Monday approved a water and sewer rate increase that takes effect on March 1. The council changed its automatic rate...

New Law Means Curbside Recycling Coming to Hermiston by 2025

Hermiston is one of just six cities in Oregon with a population of more than 4,000 that currently does not have a curbside recycling...

Hermiston Council Welcomes 2 New Members, Says Goodbye to 2 Others

Jackie Linton made Hermiston history Monday night, but it wasn’t her plan. Linton, along with David McCarthy, Jackie Myers and Roy Barron took the oath...

City of Hermiston, Chamber Aim to Establish ‘Adopt-a-Street’ Program

The Hermiston City Council will consider a formal proposal to develop an Adopt-a-Street program to help keep the city’s streets clean of trash and...

Hermiston Council Moves to Obtain Easement for Sewer Main Upgrade

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to establish “the public’s necessity” to obtain an easement for a sewer main along a portion of...

Hermiston City Council Gets Behind OMA Homelessness Funding Plan

The Hermiston City Council voted unanimously Monday night to support an Oregon Mayors Association plan to seek state funding for communities to address the...

Hermiston Council to Consider Supporting OMA’s Homeless Plan

At its meeting tonight, the Hermiston City Council will consider giving its support to a plan put forward by the Oregon Mayors Association (OMA)...

Hermiston Voters to Decide on Sale of Psilocybin Inside City Limits

In the Nov. 8 election, Hermiston voters will decide on Measure 30-153, which would prohibit psilocybin-related businesses from operating within city limits. Psilocybin is a...

Urban Renewal Area Creates Funding for Residential Development

The Hermiston City Council voted at its regular meeting Monday to approve the formation of the Southwest Hermiston Urban Renewal Area (SHURA), setting the...

Council Votes in Favor of Housing, Homeless Shelter & HEROS

The Hermiston City Council had a short, but impactful meeting Monday night with votes that will affect housing availability, the homeless, as well as...

Multi-Sport Complex at EOTEC Expected to Be Ready by Spring 2023

Plans are moving forward on a multi-sport complex at Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC). The group behind the effort held a ground-breaking ceremony...

Crowd Turns Out for Hermiston City Hall Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

The Hermiston City Council held its first meeting in city hall Monday night 34 months after a fire closed down the old Hermiston City...

Council Hears No Opponents to Proposed Urban Rewewal Agency

The city of Hermiston is a couple weeks away from adopting a new urban renewal agency that could result in as many as 1,300...

Council Vote Paves Way for 2 New Amazon Data Services Campuses

Corrected version: In the third paragraph from the bottom of the original post, a zero was inadvertently left out of the figure Amazon Data...

Broadband Survey Shows Many in Hermiston Want Better Service

The Hermiston City Council took a deep dive Monday into the results of a community survey that sought to assess the needs of broadband...

Hermiston Council Tours New City Hall; Opening Date Set for October

In December 2019, Hermiston’s ugly duckling of a city hall was closed for good following a furnace fire in the 54-year-old former bank building....

Boardman Residents to Decide on Psilocybin Centers Operating in Town

Boardman is the latest municipality to put a ballot measure before voters asking them to approve or reject psilocybin manufacturers from operating within the...

Plans Move Ahead for Massive New Housing Development in Hermiston

Plans are moving ahead for the development of a 353-acre housing development along Feedville Road following Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting. The council, acting...

Youth Sports Coalition Aims to Bring Multi-Sport Complex to EOTEC

A brand new multi-sport complex could be in Hermiston’s near future following Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting. A coalition of youth sports supporters presented...

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