Tammy Malgesini

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COLUMN: Turkey trials: Perfecting a traditional holiday meal


If you’re stressing out about preparing a Thanksgiving turkey, I may be able to offer some tips.

I recently read that most people only roast whole turkeys once or twice a year. That doesn’t provide mu...

Christmas tree liven up holiday décor


With Christmas just around the corner, people in the market for a live tree can buy one from local organizations.

In addition to having the fresh aroma that comes with a live tree, the purchase will help support lo...

‘More than a meal’ Community Fellowship Dinner moves forward


The Community Fellowship Dinner in Hermiston enters a new era as the free meal enters its 30th holiday season.

In addition to a change in venue — to the Hermiston High School main commons — it’...

I Love My City cleans up around Butte


Efforts to beautify the town and to let people know they care about their community continued this weekend as another “I Love My City” event was held around the Hermiston Butte.

The campaign started i...

COLUMN: Speaking out ... it’s #NotOkay


I started writing this column last fall after the #NotOkay posts went viral on social media.

However, I never finished it. After seeing the recent #MeToo posts, I decided to pick up my pen again.

Both simple...

Area offers Halloween tricks and treats


From downtown businesses and Wal-Mart to libraries, fields and neighborhoods, little ghouls and goblins will have several options when it comes to treats and tricks during the Halloween season.

Treats on Main &...

The Arc celebrates 50 years in Umatilla County


Celebration was the focus as The Arc Umatilla County recently celebrated its 50-year anniversary.

The Oct. 10 event featured a hot dog dinner, music provided by the Inland Northwest Musicians and, of course, birthd...

Corn maze harvests family fun


Growing up in and around the agriculture industry, Bob and Gina Tyhuis enjoy sharing their love for the outdoors with others.

For the second year in the row, the Echo transplants have revived fall fun with the Echo...

St. Peter’s opens doors to future

- Open house set for Sunday

COLUMN: Like a good neighbor State Farm is there ... but not at my number


I get so tired of the continuous calls from telemarketers and the incredibly annoying, “This is your last chance regarding renewal of your car warranty.”

If only.

Seriously, do they really think...