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Friday, October 20, 2017

Candlelight Vigil Set for Tonight for Fire Victims

A devastating house fire took the lives of five people, including three children, in Pendleton on Sunday and left David Eickstaed and Kay Lynn...

Volunteers Needed for Boardman Track Meet

Volunteers are needed to help out with the annual Columbia River Invitational Track Meet on Saturday at Riverside High School in Boardman. Volunteers are needed...

Fair Board Changes Meeting Location to Hermiston

The Umatilla County Fair Board has changed the location of Thursday's meeting from Pilot Rock to Hermiston. The monthly meeting will be held at 6:30...

School District Hires 2 for Tech Department

The Hermiston School District has hired a new technology manager and assistant technology manager to accommodate changes in the department. Mattias Rahm, the current...

Apply Now for Master Gardener Training

Ever want to be known as a master gardener? Applications for the 2015 Master Gardner training are currently being accepted. Classes will be taught by...

Keown Named 2016 HHS Distinguished Alumnus

Hermiston School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Fred Maiocco announced Alan Keown, a 1975 Hermiston High School graduate, as the 2016 Hermiston High School...

Fair Board to Meet in Pendleton on Feb. 20

The Umatilla County Fair Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Umatilla County Courthouse in room 114, 216 S.E....
Watermelons

Watermelon Festival Organizers Seeking Volunteers, Ideas

The Irrigon Watermelon Festival is set for Saturday, July 29, and organizers are looking for community participation, volunteers and fresh ideas. The next festival meeting...
STEM Academy

STEM Academy Opens Up New Worlds to Students

Nearly 100 first- through fifth-grade students are studying robotics after school at McNary Heights Elementary this month, while their classmates take on broadcasting, computer...

HAREC to Dedicate Horneck Memorial Building

The Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HAREC) will dedicate the Don Horneck Memorial Building on Nov. 18. This state of the art building, located...

Fire Damages Hales Restaurant

Fire broke out at Hale’s Restaurant early Friday morning. The fire means both “good” and bad news for the owners and customers of the downtown...

BMCC's Olson Named to All-Oregon Academic Team

A Blue Mountain Community College student with dreams of becoming a veterinarian was honored on Tuesday as one of just 36 community college students...

Pendleton Guard Unit Taking Part in Disaster Exercise

Oregon Army and Air National Guard units – including one from Pendleton - are scheduled to participate in the Pathfinder Minuteman 2015 Exercise at...
Steve Eldrige

UEC Looks Ahead to 'Bright Future'

Umatilla Electric Cooperative looked back on its past and ahead to its future during the 76th annual meeting on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at...
Bulldogs Celebration

Hermiston Toasts Its State Champions

Wednesday night’s celebration of the Hermiston Bulldogs’ state football championship was so much fun that everyone in attendance decided to make it an annual...

Umatilla Prison Gets New Superintendent

Two Rivers Correctional Institution has a new superintendent. Colette S. Peters, director of the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC), recently announced the appointment of John...

Umatilla Woman Dies in Crash

A Umatilla woman died Tuesday night in a two-vehicle accident just outside of Hermiston. According to the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office, a 2005 Chevy Impala...
Good Shepherd Health Care System

Good Shepherd Announces Addition of New Pediatrician

With the start of school looming in the near future parents are beginning to be inundated with back to school shopping ads for school...

Washington Federal Buys Bank of America branches

Hermiston’s Bank of America is one of 51 branches in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and New Mexico being acquired by Washington Federal. The acquisitions will give...

Good Shepherd to Host Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Monday, Feb. 16 in Hermiston. The blood drive will take place from 12:30 to 6...

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