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Yarn Club creates a tight-knit group of friends
Staff photo by Jade McDowell
Yarn Club creates a tight-knit group of friends
Yarn Club meets Saturdays and Thursdays at the Hermiston Public Library.

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Stanfield council to vote on student representative
Stanfield council to vote on student representative
The Stanfield city council meets Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the city council chambers, 150 W. Coe Ave.
97 percent of curb ramps on state highways not ADA-compliant
97 percent of curb ramps on state highways not ADA-compliant
Disability Rights Oregon criticizes the Oregon Department of Transportation for lack of ADA-compliant curb ramps along state highways.
STDs on the rise in Umatilla County as fear of HIV falls
Gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia all see resurgence as HIV fears subside
De-coding dyslexia: meeting provides insight

Parents, educators and friends are invited to learn more about dyslexia.

Decoding Dyslexia Oregon is a grassroots movement that is driven by a need for conversations with school districts and policy makers regarding dyslexia. The goal is to...

By the way: Hinkle, Gutierrez and Campos sign letters of intent
By the way: Hinkle, Gutierrez and Campos sign letters of intent

Three Hermiston Bulldogs signed letters of intent Tuesday afternoon to further their athletic careers. Football players Jonathan Hinkle and Joey Gutierrez will join the Eastern Oregon University Mountaineers, while Antonio Campos, of the boys...

Hermiston History: City manager claims state discriminates against east side
Hermiston History: City manager claims state discriminates against east side
From the Hermiston Herald archives
Echo students hope ‘Dumpsterbot’ can get them to state competition
Echo students hope ‘Dumpsterbot’ can get them to state competition
Students learn programming, building skills in new Echo robotics program
Irrigon man injured in hit-and-run
Irrigon pedestrian injured, offender still unknown in weekend hit-and-run
Inland Musicians present grand performance with a ‘zoological fantasy’
Inland Musicians present grand performance with a ‘zoological fantasy’

A pair of familiar classical pieces are featured in an upcoming performance by an ensemble of the Inland Northwest Musicians.

Under the direction of R. Lee Friese, the Inland Northwest Orchestra will present “The Carnival of the...

Library offers sweet reading challenge

There’s still an opportunity to win prizes during the Valentine Reading Challenge.

Organized by the Hermiston Public Library, kids can win by reading 14 picture books or four “chapter books. To enter, participants need to fill out...

Catholic Daughters strut their stuff
Catholic Daughters strut their stuff

More than three dozen models were stylin’ during a Saturday fundraiser at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston.

The annual Catholic Daughters Valentine’s Luncheon & Style Show raises money for the Marilyn Harris...

Several organizations seek scholarship applicants

Several scholarship opportunities are available to area students who are looking to further their education.

•Oregon Music Hall of Fame: High school seniors from across the state who plan to major or minor in music are eligible for a...

Theater offers sensory-friendly viewing

For a calmer atmosphere, hop on down for a special screening of “Peter Rabbit.”

In conjunction with The Arc Umatilla County, the sensory-friendly show features the lights up a little and the volume down. The viewing is Saturday at...

Food for Fines benefits area needy

People who have racked up library fines can receive forgiveness while helping others in need.

Organized by the Umatilla County Special Library District, area libraries are participating in Food for Fines. Patrons can gather up overdue books or...

Irrigon chamber to discuss future plans

A round-table discussion is planned during the upcoming Irrigon Chamber of Commerce meeting.

The no-host luncheon gathering is Wednesday, Feb. 14 at noon at Stokes Landing Senior Center, 150 Columbia Lane, Irrigon. The meal costs $8 for members...

Three Minutes with Heidi Sipe
Three Minutes with Heidi Sipe
Get to know Umatilla Superintendent Heidi Sipe
Police chief addresses increase in assaults
Police chief addresses increase in assaults
Aggravated assault is up, most other violent crime stable or down
Valentine’s Day: Three stories of local love
Valentine’s Day: Three stories of local love

Every good romantic movie has a meet-cute moment where the two main characters see each other for the first time. Sometimes there’s a stolen identity or crazy mix-up involved, other times it’s love — or hate — at first...

UHS cheer team competes at State
UHS cheer team competes at State
Young team finds footing, eager to grow cheer program
Chess is more: Hermiston club teaches strategy, patience and consequences
Chess is more: Hermiston club teaches strategy, patience and consequences
Hermiston, Heppner students play chess for a shot at state tournament
Wyden and Merkley say Bounds is not ‘suitable nominee’ for Ninth Circuit Court
Wyden and Merkley say Bounds is not ‘suitable nominee’ for Ninth Circuit Court

Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley say they no longer believe Hermiston graduate Ryan Bounds is a “suitable nominee” for the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after reading a collection of opinion pieces he wrote during college,...

School district aligns 2019 spring break with Washington schools
School district aligns 2019 spring break with Washington schools
Hermiston will have same spring break as Washington schools
Spokane man dies in crash near Hermiston

HERMISTON — Oregon State Police reported a Spokane man died early Friday in a semitrailer crash near Hermiston.

Troopers from the Pendleton and Hermiston offices at about 12:10 a.m. Friday responded to a report of the crash at the...

Stanfield plant receives three citations for odors
Stanfield plant receives three citations for odors
After series of complaints, Stanfield Police issues three citations to 3D Idapro
Umatilla County adds funding to improve mental health, addiction services for jail inmates
Drug court resurrection also in works, will operate between conviction and sentencing
Hermiston History: Teen tells of AIDS battle
Hermiston History: Teen tells of AIDS battle
Tales from inside the Hermiston Herald’s archives
Tensions rise as longer delay expected on depot transfer
Tensions rise as longer delay expected on depot transfer
Director Greg Smith says new EPA requirement could add four to seven months
Hermiston hears a Who
Hermiston hears a Who

Jordan Bemrose-Rust’s face was animated as she stood swaying to the music during a Friday night dress rehearsal of “Seussical the Musical.”

The Hermiston High School choir director, who’s also in charge of...

Three Minutes with Nate Rivera
Three Minutes with Nate Rivera
Nate Rivera is the general manager of Hermiston Energy Services
Gomolski enters Hermiston council race
Gomolski enters Hermiston council race
Mark Gomolski is a member of the school board for Hermiston School District.

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