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Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office Releases Safety Blitz Stats

During the weeks between Aug. 21 and Sept. 3, 2017, the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office, along with other law enforcement agencies across the nation,...

AAA: Drivers Distracted by Vehicle Infotainment Systems

If you’ve driven a newer car, chances are it has an infotainment system with a touch screen and voice commands. These infotainment systems take drivers’...
Hermiston Conference Center

Chamber Luncheon Set for Oct. 24

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Business to Business Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The event gets under way at 11:45 a.m....
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...

Amtrak Roundtrips Between Portland-Seattle Will Begin Dec. 18

Beginning Monday, Dec. 18, extra morning and evening Amtrak trains will run between Seattle and Portland, for a total of 12 trains every day....
Fieldhouse

School District Announces Sale of Third Student-Built Home

The Hermiston School District is excited to announce that Taylor and Brittany Smith, have purchased Fieldstone Crossing #3, the third of 11 student-built homes in...
Construction

New Zoning Amendments Intended to Spur Residential Development

Developing housing in Hermiston just became more profitable thanks to changes which will allow for smaller lot sizes, greater lot coverage, and easier development...
BMCC

BMCC to Host Oregon Humanities Conversation Project This Fall

Blue Mountain Community College will feature two Oregon Humanities Conversation Project leaders this fall as part of its Arts and Culture Series, and invites...
HHS Graduation

2018 HHS Graduation Ceremony Moving to Toyota Center

The 2018 Hermiston High School graduation ceremony will be held at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, the Hermiston School District announced on Monday. Six member of...
School Lunch

National Farm to School Month Highlights Local Producers

Oregon’s farm to school efforts are among the strongest in the nation, bolstered by local farmers, ranchers, fishers, and food processors who have worked...

Riverside Jr/Sr High Plans Event for School Unity On Oct. 3-4

Riverside Jr/Sr High School is organizing an event designed to bring unity to its school. The Breaking Down the Walls event will be on Oct....

Armand Larive to Host Fall Middle School Regional Workshop

Armand Larive Middle School will kick off the year with the Oregon Association of Student Councils (OASC) by hosting the fall middle school regional...
Echo Church

Community Efforts Help Restore Historic St. Peter’s Church in Echo

The Fort Henrietta Foundation and Echo Kiwanis will host a St. Peter’s Church Open House on Sunday, Oct. 1 to celebrate the work done...
Police

Man with Weapon Causes PHS to Go Into Lockdown on Wednesday

Pendleton High School was on a temporary lockdown Wednesday afternoon following the report of a man with a weapon in the vicinity of the...
Police Car

Two Arrested After High-Speed Chase

Two people were arrested and jailed early Wednesday morning after leading Stanfield police on a high-speed chase. Around 12:40 a.m., on Wednesday, Stanfield Police Officer Cody...

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...
EOT Groundbreaking

EOT Breaks Ground on New Property

Eastern Oregon Telecom (EOT) broke ground today on a new piece of property that will allow it to combine its commercial and warehouse operations...
Poaching

OSP Seeks Individuals Suspected of Illegal Poaching Near Heppner

The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two individuals that were caught on camera on...
EOT

EOT To Break Ground at New Site

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce will help Eastern Oregon Telecom break ground at their new building site on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 am. The new...
Hermiston City Hall

Hermiston Expands Bus Service

Members of Hermiston’s Public Transit Advisory Committee (PTAC) knew that starting a brand new bus service would require some trial and error to develop...

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