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Morrow County faithful keep fair tradition alive
Morrow County faithful keep fair tradition alive
Fair has gotten smaller, but continues to attract locals
Fair and rodeo prompt extra donations
Dennis Barnett says the need for donations to the fair and rodeo continue after events are over.
Mabbott leaves county planning for Umatilla city post
Mabbott leaves county planning for Umatilla city post
Umatilla announced a new community development director and new public works director.
Three minutes with Nakul Butta, owner of Rodeway Inn
Three minutes with Nakul Butta, owner of Rodeway Inn
Hotel owner hopes to expand business
Hermiston History: Hermiston makes treaty trip to Portland
Hermiston History: Hermiston makes treaty trip to Portland

• From an editorial: A three-hour drive west on Interstate 84 can sometimes seem like a trip to another world, but a few hearty souls led a voyage of exploration Friday, which could reap untold rewards. Representatives from Eastern Oregon...

West Park, Sunset make security upgrades
West Park, Sunset make security upgrades
West Park, Sunset will have safety improvements ready by the time school starts
ALTV sends crew to Warm Springs to cover the eclipse
ALTV sends crew to Warm Springs to cover the eclipse
Students interview NASA, UW scientists, other students
Stanfield turns eclipse into first-day lesson
Stanfield turns eclipse into first-day lesson
First day of school doesn’t eclipse opportunity to enjoy solar event
Former Irrigon coach safe after Barcelona attack outside hotel
Former Irrigon coach safe after Barcelona attack outside hotel
Mitch Thompson was staying in a hotel with the Oregon State University men’s basketball team on the street where a van killed 13 people.
Former mayor’s son talks about father’s WWII heroics
Former mayor’s son talks about father’s WWII heroics
George A. Hash turns 95 on Tuesday.
Fire in Stanfield nearly burns house
Fire in Stanfield nearly burns house
Fire engulfed pieces of equipment
Morrow County man arrested for fraud, forgery
Nine victims in Morrow County identity theft case
Videos lead Hermiston police to arrest in big theft case
Videos lead Hermiston police to arrest in big theft case
Suspect Daniel Lee Wood III also faces charges in Wasco County of giving alcohol to a teen girl.
Inmate, 64, dies Saturday at TRCI
Inmate, 64, dies Saturday at TRCI
Cause of death unknown
Hermiston voters will have say on OSU Extension district
Council considers raising franchise fees on utilities
First fair at EOTEC a success
First fair at EOTEC a success

Another Umatilla County Fair is in the books.

Attendance numbers won’t come out for another two weeks, but sponsorship and activities director Cyndie Driscoll said attendance was “definitely up each...

Hermiston History: Hermiston melons a welcome site in Alaska
Hermiston History: Hermiston melons a welcome site in Alaska

• From an editorial: Our hats are off to directors of the Farm-City Pro Rodeo and the Umatilla County Fair for providing the region with a week of great entertainment.

In just five years, the unparalleled standard of rodeo excellence has...

Three minutes with: Maria Duron of Hermiston School District
Three minutes with: Maria Duron of Hermiston School District

Maria Duron

Communications Officer and Community Relations Specialist, Hermiston School District

When and why did you move to Hermiston?

My parents chose to move to Oregon. I was going to start my freshman year at Umatilla...

High-speed chase starts in Umatilla
Police abandoned chase after losing sight of car
By the Way: Eclipse leads to change in office hours

The office of Hermiston Herald and East Oregonian at 333 E. Main St., Hermiston will be closed between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 21, for the solar eclipse, to allow staff and the...

Hermiston School Board considers graduation venue change
Hermiston School Board considers graduation venue change
School board considers Kennison, EOTEC and Toyota Center
Energy Secretary Perry visits McNary Dam; mum on BPA sale
Energy Secretary Perry visits McNary Dam; mum on BPA sale
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry met with reporters Monday following a tour of McNary Dam outside Umatilla.
Fall concerts bring big names to Wildhorse
Fall concerts bring big names to Wildhorse

When autumn is in the air, Wildhorse Resort & Casino is the place to be, as its Fall Concert Series features Travis Tritt, Sawyer Brown and Tony! Toni! Tonè!

The first show kicks off Thursday, Sept. 21, with Tony! Toni! Tonè!, a...

Public safety log for Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

MONDAY, AUG. 14

12:00 a.m. - A drunk driver was cited and released at Northwest Fifth Street and West Ridgeway Avenue.

5:32 a.m. - A man with a gun in his pocket was reported at North First Street, Hermiston.

Sunday, Aug.

Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21
Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21
The law aligns the legal age to purchase tobacco and nicotine products with that already established for alcohol and marijuana.
Class addresses house buying safety

A class that provides personal safety information for real estate agents and homeowners during the selling/buying process will be presented in Pendleton.

Hosted by The Columbia Basin Board of Realtors, Jo Becker will offer the NAR Realtor...

Parks & Rec plans eclipse trip

Travel arrangements, snacks and eclipse glasses are all featured in a solar eclipse day trip sponsored by Hermiston Parks & Recreation.

The group will depart Monday, Aug. 21 at 7 a.m. from Hermiston City Hall and travel to Baker City to view...

Health Insurance 101 offers free information

The Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace is sponsoring “Health Insurance 101” in Hermiston.

The free two-hour workshop is designed to help people understand health insurance. It is Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 6-8 p.m. in Conference Room...

Library project features up-cycling

A special Adult Upcycle Art project is planned at the Hermiston Public Library.

The free event is Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at 235 E. Gladys Ave. To ensure there are enough materials available, those planning to attend are asked to register in...

By the way: Korkow gives arena an A grade for ‘awesome’
By the way: Korkow gives arena an A grade for ‘awesome’

There will likely be a variety of opinions about the new fair and rodeo facilities at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center as this week’s Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City Pro Rodeo are...

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Class addresses house buying safety

A class that provides personal safety information for real estate agents and homeowners during the selling/buying process will be presented in...

Desert Rose Ministries opens restaurant
Restaurant to create jobs for those trying to get back on their feet
Leadership Hermiston seeks participants
Harvest Town Produce open for season
One injured in fire at Stanfield dehydration plant

Local News

Hermiston looking for new finance director
The city of Hermiston is taking applications now for a new department head.
Hermiston catches 97.7 percent of total eclipse
Hermiston and out-of-state residents alike gathered at Butte Park and other locations Monday for the eclipse.
Three minutes with Nakul Butta, owner of Rodeway Inn
West Park, Sunset make security upgrades
ALTV sends crew to Warm Springs to cover the eclipse