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Guentert named new Clara Brownell principal
Guentert named new Clara Brownell principal
Dawn Guentert is currently an instructional coach for Umatilla School District.

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HERMISTON HISTORY: Campus Life ready to build, McNary Golf Course adds nine holes
HERMISTON HISTORY: Campus Life ready to build, McNary Golf Course adds nine holes

25 Years Ago

April 20, 1993

Campus Life is one step closer to reopening its youth center. The group, led by Rod Bragato, put money down on property across the street from Hermiston High School where a...

By the way: Robotics team at world finals

A team of robotics students from Umatilla High School are in Houston, Texas this week for the world finals FRC robotics championship.

Team 4125 Confidential had a strong season, according to superintendent Heidi Sipe, that included...

Three Minutes with Karen Primmer
Three Minutes with Karen Primmer
Primmer enjoys diving, Cosplay
Voters faced with choice on taxing district

While voters have some tough choices between candidates during the May 15 election, they will also have to decide whether to throw their support behind a new taxing district that would provide a steady source of funding for 4-H, agricultural research...

Collins, Breiling vying for circuit court position
Collins, Breiling vying for circuit court position
The candidates will be at a forum in Boardman Wednesday and a forum in Pendleton Thursday.
Echo fire gets grants, large funding asks get held
County will also consider giving Hermiston office space for Dr. Joel Rice clinic
Opposing stances arise in contested county races
Opposing stances arise in contested county races
Incumbents Murdock and Givens make case for past term as challengers Bailor, Pullen and Shafer push for change
Meet the Hermiston city council candidates
Meet the Hermiston city council candidates
Eight city councilors are running for four open seats.
Safety academy hosts law enforcement job fair

People interested in a career in law enforcement are invited to attend the Oregon Law Enforcement Career Fair.

The free event is Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Highway S.E., Salem.

Special luncheon features voice comic

The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce’s Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon promises to provide laughter.

Larry G. Jones takes people on a musical and comedic journey through 60 years of Grammy Award winning artists, Las Vegas...

Fundraiser steps up in fight against multiple sclerosis
Fundraiser steps up in fight against multiple sclerosis

Emily Nash was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at 10:45 a.m. on July 11, 2012.

“You just don’t forget some things,” the Pendleton woman said.

Nash recently stepped up to coordinate Walk MS Eastern Oregon. Previously...

Film shares greatest story of circus

Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up for a viewing of “The Greatest Showman.”

Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle known...

Quilt project sets local documentation day
Quilt project sets local documentation day

Every quilt has a story — and the Oregon Quilt Project is seeking to preserve yours.

As part of a five-year project, volunteers will be in Eastern Oregon to provide a hands-on demonstration of the documentation process, which will enable...

Outdoor sale benefits Agape House

A parking lot sale offers a chance to purchase reasonably-priced items and help support Agape House programs.

You name the price for knick-knacks, clothing items are five for $1 and furniture is as marked. The sale is Saturday from 8-11 a.m. at...

Storyteller to yuck in up at Echo library

The public is invited to a musical comedy show featuring Rick Huddle.

As a 5-year-old, the storyteller, musician and theater artist had aspirations to become a clown. Ditching the red nose and floppy shoes, Huddle aims to create better citizens...

Tickets on sale for Me and My Prince Ball

It’s almost time to kick up your heels for the Me and My Prince Ball.

Presented by Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington Service Unit 22, the formal/semi-formal event provides an opportunity to build special memories for girls of...

Bowling tournament benefits The Arc

If bowling is up your alley, you’re invited to participate in a tournament fundraiser to benefit The Arc Umatilla County.

The event is Saturday at 6 p.m. at Desert Lanes, 1545 N. First St., Hermiston. The cost is $125 per 5-person team,...

Irrigon to shine spotlight on citizens

The Irrigon Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for Time to Shine, the annual citizen recognition banquet.

The event is Friday, April 20 from 5-8 p.m. at Stokes Landing Senior Center, 150 Columbia Lane, Irrigon. Tickets for the meal, prepared by...

Plans for a new housing development on 350-acre property in the works
Plans for a new housing development on 350-acre property in the works
Columbia Basin Land, LLC could build a large new housing development on the land at the junction of Feedville Road and Highway 207.
Inmate dies at TRCI on Thursday
Inmate dies at TRCI on Thursday

An inmate at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla died early Thursday morning, though the cause has not been released.

Oregon State Police is investigating the unexpected death of Le Huang, 51, which TRCI spokesperson Sherry Iles said...

Council candidates discuss housing, economic development
Council candidates discuss housing, economic development
Seven Hermiston City Council candidates discussed concerns facing Hermiston Wednesday ahead of the May 15 election.
Ayers sentenced to 40 months for child abuse
Ayers pleads guilty, charged with class B felony for child abuse
Hermiston police looking for burglary suspect
Greene suspected of burglary of truckloads worth of items
Boardman to hold candidate forum
Candidates will be available at 7 p.m. April 18.
‘Help is on the way’: The life of a dispatcher
‘Help is on the way’: The life of a dispatcher
Dispatchers go through months of training to take emergency calls
SafeOregon tip line provides life-saving service
SafeOregon has now been in Hermiston for two school years
Hermiston History: Construction in Umatilla, a plea to help the war effort
Hermiston History: Construction in Umatilla, a plea to help the war effort

Although construction on Highway 730 began before Christmas, the work didn’t really become visible until two weeks ago. Now anyone passing through Umatilla can view the progress.

Last week, workers with J.C. Compton Contractor, Inc.

By the way: School safety drill this week, ‘Stuff the Bus’ nets $21,000 in supplies

Morrow County School District staff will get to prepare for every worst-case scenario during the all-day emergency drill at all three Boardman schools Friday.

All district staff will congregate at Sam Boardman and Windy...

Two solar farms planned for Boardman
Timeline unclear for Boardman solar facilities
Judge Hill honored as Hermiston’s distinguished alumnus
Judge Hill honored as Hermiston’s distinguished alumnus

Judge Daniel Hill has been selected as the distinguished alumnus for the Hermiston School District, a title that brings more responsibility this year.

Hill will spend Friday at Hermiston High School, where he will meet with students and...

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