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City to Offer Christmas Tree Recycling

Once again, the city of Hermiston will provide a place to drop off your Christmas tree once all the presents have been opened. Residents can...

Group Raises Awareness of Invasive Weeds

The Tour Of Knowledge, along with co-sponsors SOLVE and the Umatilla County Weed Department, held a Invasive Weed Public Awareness event on Earth Day...

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...

City Wins $20,000 in New Playground Equipment

David slew Goliath in the contest to win $20,000 worth of new playground equipment. Hermiston Parks and Recreation Director Larry Fetter announced that Hermiston has...

Large Crowds Flock to Cinco de Mayo

In just four short years, Hermiston’s Cinco de Mayo celebration has become so popular that it may have outgrown downtown Hermiston. Another large crowd gathered...

City's Free Recycling Event A Hit with Citizens

The recent All-City Recycle Event on April 9 attracted nearly 300 people who took advantage of the opportunity to rid themselves – at no...

Initial Hermiston Senior Center Design Unveiled

To build a basement or not build a basement – that is the question facing the Hermiston City Council regarding the new Hermiston senior...

Little Hermiston Park Re-Named After its Creator

Northside Park Now Known as Greenwood Park Tucked away on a little corner lot on Beech Street is a city park – actually its considered...

Hermiston May Develop Composting Program

Although it is only in the early conceptual stages, initial discussions began Monday night about a possible composting program operated by the city of...

City to Offer Christmas Tree Recycling

Once again, the city of Hermiston will provide a place to drop off and recyle your Christmas tree. Residents will have until Jan. 29 to...

Hermiston Council Breezes Through Light Agenda

Monday night’s Hermiston City Council was gaveled to order promptly at 7 p.m. Twenty-five minutes later, the meeting was gaveled to a close. The swiftness...

Cinco de Mayo Draws Huge Crowd to Hermiston

Hermiston’s annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Sunday was the biggest yet, but organizers have plans to make the party twice as big in...

Residents Turn in More Than 60 Tons of Junk

The Hermiston area is a lot cleaner this week after Saturday’s “Hermiston Clean Sweep” event hauled away more than 60 tons of hard to...

City to Crack Down on Bad Behavior in Parks

Police in Hermiston will now have the authority to prohibit anyone from using a city park for up to 30 days if they are...

Seniors Hear Plans for New Center

Eight thousand Americans turn 65 every day, yet few of them admit to being a “senior citizen.” That might explain why attendance at senior centers,...

Hermiston Senior Center Subject of Presentation

A presentation on the new Hermiston Senior Center will be given at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the center. Hermiston Parks and Recreation Director...

Service Clubs Gift Kiosk to City of Hermiston

Motorists driving down Highway 395 in Hermiston have probably already noticed a recent gift given to the city – a kiosk displaying the logos...

City Receives Grant for New Senior Center

A round of applause broke out at Monday night’s Hermiston City Council meeting when Hermiston City Manager Byron Smith announced the city had received...

City to Add New Feature to Aquatic Center

Visitors to the Hermiston Family Aquatic Center will be treated to a new attraction, but will have to wait until next summer to enjoy...

250 Walkers Have Joined Trail Trakkers Program

Hermiston’s summer walking program is proving to be a hit. Hermiston Parks and Recreation Director Larry Fetter said 250 people so far have signed up...

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