- Umatilla County construction can take longer than expected when subcontractors are too busy to take on a new project.
- Rowan said his support of repealing Oregon’s sanctuary status comes from a desire to work more closely with federal officials on cases where undocumented immigrants commit serious crimes.
- Projects continue to move forward in Umatilla as city searches for new manager
- Charles Clupny walked 1,000 miles on the Camino de Santiago in France and Spain to raise money for Court Appointed Special Advocates.
- Residents’ sewer bill could go up to $75 a month.
The Hermiston City Council is planning to restructure water and sewer rates in October.
The city’s infrastructure committee has been working with engineers from Anderson Perry to create a capital improvemen...
- The ribbon-cutting drew about 200 people downtown on Saturday.
Blair Larsen, Stanfield’s city manager, is one of three finalists for the open Umatilla city manager position.
The Umatilla Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that it will be holding a public meet and g...
- Hermiston was responsible for the majority of job in Umatilla County in 2005-2015.
Hermiston city manager Byron Smith is meeting or exceeding all expectations of the city council, according to their annual evaluation, and he will receive a raise of $6,400 on Sept. 1.
During Monday’s city c...
- Items can be submitted through Sept. 5.
Residents of Theater Lane will be happy to hear the gravel portion of East Theater Lane will be paved sooner.
On Monday the Hermiston city council approved a request from city staff to “flip-flop” two...
- Hermiston city council discussed mobile food vending, shipping containers and street projects Monday.
- Mirasol Family Health Clinic offered a health fair Saturday.
- The yard sales were plentiful around Hermiston on the Saturday before school starts.
The city of Echo is still getting its ducks in a row to potentially welcome a major development on the north side of the city.
The proposed 132-acre development could include as many as 48 homes, a hotel, RV park, ...
Kids are already starting to head back to school in some districts, but families in Eastern Oregon still have an opportunity to host a foreign exchange student this year.
Jennifer Gartin, the local coordinator for ...
- The fair community rallied around Maddy Thomas and her family on Saturday.
- Tejano star Michael Salgado will headline a “moonlight concert.”
- Logistical changes mark second year at new fair venue
- Jamie McLeod-Skinner is running against Rep. Greg Walden for Congress.
- The city is soliciting feedback about the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center’s longterm plan with an online survey.
- The Hermiston city council meets Monday at 7 p.m. at city hall.
It’s not easy finding bus drivers.
Aimee Cook, manager of Mid-Columbia Bus Company in Hermiston, said about 15 to 20 percent of their drivers turn over every year, and finding new ones takes active recruitme...
During fair week, the Umatilla County fairgrounds are at their liveliest after dark.
Children dart through clusters of parents waiting for their own child to disembark from a spinning spaceship ride. Couples wander...
- Temperatures will be well over 100 degrees for part of fair week.
- Free shuttles will pick up from Hermiston City Hall, Hermiston Community Center, Wal-Mart and Hermiston High School.
- NORPAC is actively marketing the plant and surrounding industrial property south of Hermiston.
- Take photos of everything covered by your policy.
- Cans and bottles must be from Oregon to be redeemed for a deposit.
- This summer has put Oregon’s firefighters to work
When a church needs a new roof or more rooms, the members often sacrifice to make it happen.
Sometimes that sacrifice comes in the form of donations, like those that are helping pay for a new fellowship hall at Her...
- Hermiston is studying the possibility of a “health and wellness center” that would include an indoor pool
The fire burning along Highway 730 was 65 percent contained Tuesday morning after crews fought back flames fanned by high winds and extreme temperatures.
The fire — dubbed the Lake Wallula Fire — bega...
- Small problems don’t stop Hermiston Nazarene fundraiser
There’s just one box left to check before the former Umatilla Chemical Depot can be transferred to local control.
At a Columbia Development Authority board meeting Tuesday morning, director Greg Smith told t...
- The Hermiston City Council discussed food trucks, a $4.5 million loan, the resignation of a city councilor and city finances Monday.
- Mayor David Drotzmann said it was unfortunate Bounds’ nomination fell victim to partisan politics.
- The city council will discuss food trucks, a noise ordinance, accessory dwellings and more Monday.