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Morrow County Deputy Involved in Shooting Friday Morning

A Boardman man is in a Portland hospital after being shot by a Morrow County Sheriff’s deputy early Friday morning during an incident on...

Work in McNary’s Navigation Lock to Temporarily Increase Lockage Times

Locking a vessel past McNary Lock and Dam will take about 20 minutes longer than usual on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 26-27, while workers...
Police Car

Man Charged After Alleged Assault at Marijuana Grow Operation

A Hermiston man was arrested on several assault charges after refusing to leave a marijuana grow operation near Hermiston. On Wednesday, two Umatilla County Sheriff's...
Canned Fruit

Can Do: Take Safety Precautions When Home Canning

Families have been home canning for generations and the practice remains popular, especially with more people planting backyard vegetable gardens. But more home canning...
Flu Shot

Morrow County Health Department Offering Flu Shots

The Morrow County Health Clinic will be offering flu shots beginning Tuesday, Sept. 19. Shots will be available at the following times and locations: From...

Gasoline Prices Backing Away from Two-Year Highs

Retail gas prices are slowly receding as the South and Southeast states recover from Harvey and Irma. This week 46 states including Oregon are reporting...
Sam Boardman

Boardman Schools Collaborate for Annual Resource Extravaganza

Between 300 and 400 people attended the seventh annual Boardman Community Resource Extravaganza at Sam Boardman Elementary recently. The event is an opportunity for various...

Port of Morrow Project to Be Topic of Transportation Meeting

Members of the North East Area Commissions on Transportation and the South East Area Commissions on Transportation will be meeting Sept, 28 in...
Wolf

Can You Tell the Difference Between a Wolf and a Coyote? Take the Quiz

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has launched a new online Coyote and Gray Wolf ID Quiz to help people differentiate between wolves and...
BMCC

Fourth Annual Welcome to the Pack to Introduce New Students to BMCC

More than 300 new students will learn about all the ways Blue Mountain Community College can support them in their educational journeys during the...
HHS Grad

District Seeks Further Input on HHS Graduation Ceremony Site

  The Hermiston School District Board of Directors has delayed making a decision on where to hold the 2018 Hermiston High School graduation ceremony and...

ALMS Science Teacher Recognized as Outstanding Earth Science Teacher

Armand Larive Middle School science teacher, Robert Doherty was awarded the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)...
Football

Hermiston Linebacker Club to Meet Thursday at Desert Lanes

The Hermiston Linebacker Club will meet from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21 for a luncheon at the Desert Lanes Bowling Alley, 1545...
Mosquito

M.C. Mosquito Pools Continue to Test Positive for West Nile Virus

West Nile virus, a mild flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes, has been reported to have been found again in three testing sites in Morrow...

Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on Thursday

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's August meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. in the...
TRCI

23-Year-Old Inmate Dies at TRCI

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) inmate died unexpectedly Sunday morning at Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla. As with all unanticipated deaths of...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Surgeon Joins Advanced Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute

Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute has announced that Patrick Harrison, D.O., as part of the Good Shepherd Medical Group (GSMG) team of orthopedic surgeons,...
Hearing Test

Education Service District to Provide Free Hearing Screenings

The Intermountain Education Service District (IMESD) will provide free hearing screenings to public elementary school students at area schools this fall. Hearing screenings are conducted...
Football

Hermiston Linebacker Club to Meet Thursday at Desert Lanes

The Hermiston Linebacker Club will meet from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14 for a luncheon at the Desert Lanes Bowling Alley, 1545...
Football

Youth Sports Parent Meeting Set for Tonight at Community Center

Parents, if your child is registered in a city youth flag football or volleyball league, you are asked to attend a meeting tonight at...

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