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Gunshot wound was accidental, self-inflicted

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Umatilla history buffs record their memories
Umatilla history buffs record their memories
Video interviews with longtime Umatilla citizens a project for history museum
Hermiston High to hold graduation in Kennewick again
Hermiston High to hold graduation in Kennewick again
School board unanimously agrees to hold graduation in Tri-Cities
Hermiston History: Arguments for the Second Amendment
Hermiston History: Arguments for the Second Amendment
Plans for a chemical spill, an op-ed against gun control, the beginnings of the Umatilla Electric Cooperative and a narrow escape from a fire
RVs meant for camping, not permanent dwelling
The Morrow County Planning Department encourages RV use for recreation but not year-round housing.
Umatilla gets five-year STEAM grant
Umatilla gets five-year STEAM grant
Grant will allow for development of after-school programs, services for families
Three Minutes with Alexis McCarthy
Three Minutes with Alexis McCarthy
Hermiston native pleased with recent growth of local arts scene
By the way: City looking for feedback on shipping containers

The city of Hermiston is putting together an ordinance regulating shipping containers used as storage and is looking for feedback from residents.

A survey is available in English and Spanish on the city’s website at hermiston.or.us. It...

Hermiston rethinking approach to food trucks
Hermiston rethinking approach to food trucks
Hermiston is considering amendments to its mobile food vendor ordinance five years after it was adopted.
Hermiston puts fun in the festival
Hermiston puts fun in the festival

Funfest includes Festival Street celebration

By TAMMY MALGESINI

Community Editor

A highlight of this year’s Hermiston Funfest is the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Hermiston’s Festival Street.

“It’s the...

Library district changes meeting times

The Oregon Trail Library District has changed the time for its monthly board meetings.

The new time is 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month, unless there is a scheduling conflict. The venue rotates between the libraries...

Ladies to lavish in lavender

Tips on growing and uses for lavender are featured during a program sponsored by the Hermiston Nazarene Church Women’s Ministries.

All Things Lavender is Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the church’s ministry center, 1520 W.

Traveling Lantern shares ‘Life of Mozart’

History will be brought to life as the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company presents “The Life of Mozart.”

The play is described as a frolicsome, gleeful and historically accurate. Full of Mozart’s music, the presentation is...

Artist carves creative process

At an early age Kristen Oja discovered what would become the three prime motivators for her art — the family dog, exercise/physical education and nature.

A biology instructor at Blue Mountain Community College, Oja’s current...

Park series revs up with Cruise Control
Park series revs up with Cruise Control

A Tri-Cities band will crank up the sound during the upcoming Music in the Parks.

The free show features Cruise Control, an oldies rock and roll band, who also revs up with country hits from the 1950s to the 1970s — as well as a few tunes...

Deadline looms for fair parade

The Umatilla County Fair is gearing up to “Stirrup Some Fun!”

The deadline for registering for the fair parade is Friday, July 27. Winners can pick up their ribbons after Aug. 12 at the fair office at Eastern Oregon Trade and Event...

Fundraiser rolls on for Domestic Violence Services

The public is invited to roll a strike during a bowling event to raise money for a local nonprofit organization.

In its fifth year, the Domestic Violence Services Bowl-A-Thon is Saturday, July 21 from 6-8 p.m. at Desert Lanes, 1545 N. First St.,...

BMCC hires Florida administrator as new VP of instruction
Pendleton airport manager said airline changed flight times to boost boarding numbers
Boy begins rehab journey after bike accident
Boy begins rehab journey after bike accident
Cota has long recovery ahead, but is making good progress
Famous Hermiston watermelons nearing harvest
Famous Hermiston watermelons nearing harvest
Hermiston watermelons are almost ready to harvest, and growers say they are excited about this year’s “exceptional” quality.
HART ridership increases in second year
HART ridership increases in second year
The free bus system has operated in Hermiston since January 2017.
City of Hermiston surveying residents about shipping containers
The survey is available on the city’s website until July 22.
Chase leads to arrest near Hermiston
Elmer has several convictions in Linn County
Crash near Warehouse Beach
Man life-flighted after crash near Warehouse Beach
Child drowns in Hermiston pool
Child visiting Hermiston drowns in pool
One person shot in possible robbery in Boardman

BOARDMAN — Boardman Police Chief Rick Stokoe reported one person was shot early July 2 in a possible robbery.

“We do have a person of interest,” Stokoe said July 3, “and hopefully we will be able to locate that person...

Hermiston Fourth of July draws crowds
Hermiston Fourth of July draws crowds
Butte Park party draws new games, attractions
Stanfield celebrates Fourth
Stanfield celebrates Fourth
Traditions mark Stanfield Fourth of July celebration
Mabbott named interim Umatilla city manager
Mabbott named interim Umatilla city manager
Tamra Mabbott will serve as interim city manager after the departure of Russ Pelleberg.
Hermiston History: Fire department puts out the wrong fire
Hermiston History: Fire department puts out the wrong fire
From the Hermiston Herald’s archives the week of July 4
Three Minutes with Angie McNalley
Three Minutes with Angie McNalley

Angie McNalley

Umatilla County Fair Coordinator (see A5)

When and why did you move to Hermiston?

We moved here in 2009 on my son’s eighth birthday when the economy took a dive that year and I was laid off for the...

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Juvenile injured in accidental Umatilla shooting
Gunshot wound was accidental, self-inflicted
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Umatilla history buffs record their memories