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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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...
Harkie Service

Hermiston Community Remembers Harkie with Love and Laughter

Frank Harkenrider would have enjoyed Saturday’s memorial service in his honor. The former Hermiston mayor, who passed away in July at the age of...
White House

Trump Nominates Hermiston Native to Spot on Federal Court

Today, President Donald Trump announced that he has nominated 16 individuals to federal judgeships, including Hermiston native Ryan Bounds. If confirmed, Bounds will serve as a Circuit...
Hermiston School District

Hermiston School District Responds to Trump’s DACA Decision

The Hermiston School District issued a statement in reaction to President Trump’s announcement on Tuesday that he is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood...
Good Shepherd Medical Center

General Surgeon Trading Big Apple for Hermiston’s Watermelon Haven

General surgeon R. Todd Jones, MD, is trading in skyscrapers and taxi cabs for agriculture and glistening streams at Good Shepherd Medical Group (GSMG) upon...
Hermiston High School

HHS honored for Transforming Education Through Digital Learning

Hermiston High School was one of five schools and districts that were awarded the Fuel Education Transformation Awards for using online and blended learning...
New Car

Switch to a Bike? Cost of Owning New Vehicle is Pricey, Says AAA

Owning and operating a new vehicle in 2017 costs an average of $8,469 per year or $706 per month according to AAA’s 2017 Your...
Quilt Show

Boardman Quilt Group Adds New Exhibit Categories for 2017 Quilt Show

Two new categories have been added to the Oct. 13-14 Boardman Quilt Show. The categories: People’s Choice Award for ages 9-11; and People’s Choice Award...
Umatilla County Fair

EOTEC Gets Rave Reviews Following Fair, Rodeo Week

The Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City Pro Rodeo wrapped up their inaugural week at the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center (EOTEC) and the...
Precision Irrigated Ag Center Opening

BMCC Officially Opens Precision Irrigated Agriculture Center

If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Thanks to the efforts of Blue Mountain Community College and a host of others, the grand...
RoeMarks Facade

Hermiston Awards Grant for RoeMark's Building

The Hermiston City Council voted Monday night to award a $10,000 façade grant for the old RoeMark’s building on Main Street. The building is owned...
Mosquito Treatment

District Sprays in Response to West Nile Virus

The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District conducted targeted aerial mosquito control spraying with a twin engine airplane after sunset on Sunday. The application took place...
Robotics

Robotics Workshop Set for August

For the second year in a row, the Intermountain Education Service District and the Umatilla School District are partnering to create an opportunity for...
Oregon Berries

Oregon Agriculture Is a Fruitful Endeavor

From berries to cherries to pears, Oregon continues to be a leader in the production of many types fruits. This summer and fall is...
REAL Oregon

Boardman to Be Part of Ag Leadership Program

Oregon is just one of 14 states without a leadership development program for those tied to the natural resource industries. Until now. REAL Oregon– which stands...

A Roundabout in Hermiston? Not so Fast

The idea of placing a roundabout on South Highway 395 for traffic safety reasons drew enough opposition from the public and members of the...

Good Shepherd's Burke Named 'CEO to Know'

Dennis Burke, president and CEO of Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS), has been named one of the CEOs to Know by Becker’s Hospital...
Veggies

Eat Your Veggies – They Probably Came from Oregon

Once again, statistics show that Oregon is among the nation’s leaders in the production of several types of vegetable crops, whether they are grown...
Madrigal Murder Update

Chief Gives Update on Year-Old Murder Case

It’s been nearly a year since Alonso G. Madrigal was shot and killed in Hermiston, but Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston said he there...
HAC 9-21-15

HHS Group Reaches Out to Hispanic Community

Editor's note: This is an updated version clarifying remarks by Claudia Jimenez The tables were turned on the Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee Monday night –...

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