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Jacob and Tommy Puzey

Hermiston’s Puzey Brothers continue ascent toward running legacy

Tommy and Jacob Puzey are two brothers who share a passion for running. On social media, they express their sheer love for the sport...

UEC Announces Unclaimed Cash Rebates 

Umatilla Electric Cooperative gives notice that Capital Credit payments are now and have been available since 2013 at the office of the Cooperative at...
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Hermiston Woman Killed in I-82 Crash Near Kennewick

An 18-year-old Hermiston woman died Monday when her car rolled down a steep ravine along Interstate 82 south of Kennewick. The Washington State Patrol said...
Police Tape

Former Umatilla Resident Killed in Shootout with Law Enforcement

A former Umatilla resident was shot and killed Saturday during a shootout with police in the city of Florence. According to the Eugene Register-Guard, a...
Pool

Boardman Pool & Recreation Center to Open on Saturday

Sitting just north of SAGE Center and the new Blue Mountain Community College Workforce Training Center on Olson Road, the Boardman Pool and Recreation...

HHS Bids Farewell to Largest Graduating Class

Saturday’s graduation ceremony at Hermiston High School ran a little long, but then handing out more than 300 diplomas does take some time. The 332...
Boardman Pool

Boardman Pool & Recreation Center Open to the Public

The Boardman Pool and Recreation Center officially opened to the public this past weekend. The recreation center has been a vision of the community for over...
Hermiston Shooting

One Year Later, A Look Back at a Tragedy in Hermiston

Just over a year has passed since the double murder-suicide took place in Hermiston involving a volunteer wrestling coach, a 14-year-old boy and another man. The...
Curt McDougall

WiFi at EOTEC: ‘It’s Like Building Fiber for a Small City’

When fairgoers step onto the grounds of the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC) this week for the Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City...
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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...
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...
DUI Crash

What? Driver, Passenger Charged with DUII

How does a passenger in a car get charged with driving under the influence? Well, it happened on May 25 on Highway 26 in...
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...
Frank Harkendrider

Frank Harkenrider: A Salute to “Hermiston’s Greatest Cheerleader”

Frank Harkenrider, who dedicated for more than a half a century in public service to his beloved hometown of Hermiston, died Monday at the...
HHS Grad

School Board Considering Moving HHS Graduation to New Venue

The Hermiston School Board is considering moving the high school graduation ceremonies to a new  venue, depending on feedback from the community. The Hermiston School...
Intersection

Higher Franchise Fees Could Pay for City’s Big-Ticket Items

The Hermiston City Council will consider raising Franchise Fees charged to utility companies in order to help pay for improvements to the community’s street...
House Fire

Fireworks to Blame for Fire that Destroys Hermiston Duplex

A brush fire believed to be started by fireworks spread to a nearby duplex Monday afternoon in Hermiston destroying the structure, but no one...
Halkirk Wind

Canadian Developer Proposes Wind Farm Southeast of Echo

A Canadian developer has proposed a 350-megawatt wind farm on 44,900 acres southeast of Echo. In its application for state approval, Capital Power of Edmonton...
Police Car

Hermiston Woman Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting Officer

A Hermiston woman is in jail today after assaulting a police officer Wednesday night. According to Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston, police officers were called...

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