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Council Votes to Take Over Conference Center

The Hermiston City Council voted to have the city take over management of the Hermiston Conference Center Tuesday night in front of a packed...

Changes Coming to This Year’s Cinco de Mayo Event

A few changes are coming to the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration in Hermiston set for next month. For one thing, the event will take...

Hermiston Council OKs 3 Leases for EOTEC

The Hermiston City Council tackled several remaining issues regarding Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC) Monday night by approving three leases which now...

Senior Center Debate Turns Heated

A heated debate broke out at Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting during a discussion of an alternative site for the new senior center. At...

Hermiston Seeks Brand New Brand

An extensive survey of Hermiston residents was recently conducted to find out what people really think of the Hermiston brand, You Can GROW Here,...

Legal Pot or Not: Hermiston Voters to Decide – Again

Hermiston voters will have another opportunity to allow legalized recreational and medical marijuana available inside the city limits come next November. On Monday night, the...

City Gives $600,000 to EOTEC – With Strings

The Hermiston City Council agreed Monday night to give $600,000 to help fill the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center’s construction budget shortfall, but...

Hermiston Council Rejects Landscaping Ordinance

After months of public outreach, public meetings, public hearings and numerous amendments, the proposed Hermiston landscaping ordinance couldn’t get enough support from the Hermiston...

Hermiston Voters May Get 2nd Shot at Legalized Pot

Last November, Oregon voters passed a statewide ballot measure legalizing the use of recreational marijuana for adults. But that doesn't necessarily mean recreational marijuana businesses...

Hermiston Council Overturns Taxi Driver's Ban

Council Also Passes Amendment to Address Past Convictions The Hermiston City Council amended its taxi licensing program Monday night by limiting the length of time...

Hermiston Voters Approve Charter Update

Voters Reject Making Muni Judge an Appointed Position Hermiston voters approved an update to the city charter on Tuesday, but rejected a measure that would...

Council Selects Site for New Senior Center

New Building Will Be Called the Harkenrider Center The city of Hermiston already had the money, now it has a site and name for the...

Council Raises Rates for HES Customers

Rate Increase Takes Effect in May For the past several years, Hermiston Energy Services (HES) has been dipping into its reserves rather than raise its...

Emotions Run High in Pet Rescue Debate

Few things can get people’s emotions running as high as the subject of pets. That was certainly the case Monday night as the Hermiston...

Voters to Decide Who Selects Muni Judge

Proposed Charter Changes to Appear on Ballot The voters in Hermiston will have a chance to determine who selects the city’s municipal court judge in...

Council Wraps Up Revisions to City Charter

Proposed Changes to Go Before Voters in May 2015 The Hermiston City Council finished up work on proposed changes to the city charter during a...

City Council Outlines Goals for Hermiston

Hermiston’s city council, mayor and city manager spent an hour this week outlining goals for the near future and many of them center on...

What to Do with Anderson's Council Seat?

Council Debates How to Fill Out Remainder of Term George Anderson caught the entire Hermiston City Council by surprise two weeks ago when he announced...

Hermiston Council Selects New City Manager

The Hermiston City Council voted unanimously Monday night to offer the city manager job to Byron Smith. The selection of the current Fort Madison, Iowa...

Hermiston Council Chambers to Lose Retro Look

Regular visitors to the council chambers inside Hermiston City Hall are well familiar with its vintage-looking appearance. But those 1970s-style green and orange seats...

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