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Hermiston raises fanchise fees to pay for street projects
The Hermiston city council voted Monday to increase franchise fees on electric, natural gas, cable and telecommunications companies.
Hermiston School Board postpones graduation venue decision
Members say they want to vet issue more thoroughly with community
Hermiston native nominated to federal judgeship
Ryan Bounds nominated to serve on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Almost ready to let fly
Almost ready to let fly
Disc golfers to rattle chains at Hermiston course
By the Way: La Palma reopening coming ‘soon’

We’re as anxious as everyone else to see our downtown neighbors La Palma re-open, but when we checked in with George Avila recently he told us that while the restaurant will be ready to start serving food again “soon,” they...

Hermiston History: Officer wounded while responding to harassment call
Hermiston History: Officer wounded while responding to harassment call

• At first it seemed like any regular investigation — respond to a report of a guy in his yard beating his dog and harassing his neighbors. But things quickly turned ugly last Wednesday as 35-year-old Timothy Johnson began shooting at...

Childhood chums recall cross-continental trip
Childhood chums recall cross-continental trip

Described as an amazing adventure, a pair of Hermiston men recently reminisced about a bicycle trip that took them from Seattle to Montreal, Canada.

Richard Scarlett and Jerry Cullers met as grade schoolers at West Park Elementary School. The...

Doo-Wah Riders roam into region

High energy country music with a Cajun twist is featured during a show presented in Dayton, Washington.

The Doo-Wah Riders will perform Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at The Liberty Theater, 344 E. Main St., Dayton. Tickets are $20 via...

Leadership class installs Butte Park benches

The public is invited to help celebrate the installation of new benches at Butte Park.

The Leadership Hermiston Class 20 raised money for the project this past spring at their class’s service project. The ribbon-cutting event is Tuesday,...

Maryhill hosts benefit auction

A fundraising event offers people a chance to bid on an array of exclusive dinners, trips, wine and more — while supporting Maryhill Museum of Art.

Night on the Left Bank: Annual Benefit Auction is Saturday from 5-9 p.m. at the museum.

Open Air Market offers local goods

As the season starts to wind down, there is still an upcoming Open Air Market in Echo.

The free event is Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at George Park, located at Bonanza and Dupont streets. Dozens of vendors will offer everything from local farm...

Outdoor sale benefits Agape House

Bargains are available during a parking lot sale to benefit Agape House.

Furniture and bicycles are priced as marked, knick-knacks are you-name-the-price and clothing is five items for $1. The sale is Saturday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at 500 Harper...

Adam’s Road shares their faith

A Christan nonprofit group will share about Jesus Christ through song and testimony.

Adam’s Road is being hosted by Crossroads Community Church. The free program is Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at 350 N.W. Sherman St., Stanfield. Over...

Hermiston School District hires new human resources director
David Marshall, assistant superintendent for Milton-Freewater School District, will move to Hermiston.
Hermiston High grad will serve as graduation coach
Hermiston High grad will serve as graduation coach
Medina hopes to work with freshmen and sophomores to stay on top of credits
Two arrested in metal theft from local business
Alleged thieves lodged in Umatilla County Jail
Riverside goes into half-hour lockout today
Riverside goes into half-hour lockout Monday
Cattle truck crash sends driver to hospital
Hermiston-area burn also keeping crews busy
Alleged attempted kidnapper of high school athlete arrested
Alleged attempted kidnapper of high school athlete arrested
Man who allegedly attempted to kidnap high schooler arrested with help of social media tips.
Fire damages Umatilla hotel
Fire damages Umatilla hotel

Umatilla’s Tillicum Inn was heavily damaged Wednesday, Sept. 6, by fire.

The hotel, located at 1481 Sixth Street, was the scene of hours of active firefighting and mop-up by fire departments from throughout the region, including those as...

Updated due to cancellation: Hermiston to celebrate groundbreaking for new Sunset Park Thursday
Updated due to cancellation: Hermiston to celebrate groundbreaking for new Sunset Park Thursday

Editor’s note: This story, which was previously published online and in print is now outdated. The celebration event has been canceled due to the fire in the gorge making it difficult for Blazers representatives to...

Air quality alert in effect until noon Friday
Air quality alert in effect until noon Friday
An air quality alert is in effect until noon Friday for northeast Oregon.
Hermiston senior center construction on track
Hermiston senior center construction on track
Hermiston’s senior citizens are meeting at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church until the Harkenrider Center’s completion.
Hermiston Junior Academy celebrates 75 years
Hermiston Junior Academy celebrates 75 years
School is based on Seventh-day Adventist religion
USD teacher named civic scholar
USD teacher named civic scholar
Chris Early will attend Salem civics conference for teachers
Former welder celebrates her 109th birthday with family in Hermiston
Former welder celebrates her 109th birthday with family in Hermiston
Geneva Eddings turned 109 Thursday.
Hermiston History: Area touted for food processing opportunities tied to OSU research, watermelon industry
Hermiston History: Area touted for food processing opportunities tied to OSU research, watermelon industry

• A group of researchers from Oregon State University and the OSU Agricultural Experiment Station in Hermiston have gathered all the components necessary for a new multi-million dollar food processing industry in Oregon. The components include...

Three minutes with Jackie Koppany
Three minutes with Jackie Koppany
Koppany is owner of Feelingstone Gifts
Shiver me timbers, youth theater gets set for zany season

Ahoy matey, the Children’s Community Theater program is gearing up for a barrel of laughs.

Director Jenny Walker said the play, “Fearsome Pirate Frank,” provides an opportunity for a fun and amusing...

Senior center blooms with garden club donation
Senior center blooms with garden club donation

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