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Hermiston police arrest drunken brawlers

Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston reported officers Friday night arrested two men outside a bar following their drunken brawling.

Two Hermiston men, Cesar Jose Najera, 37, and Isaiah Hilliard, 39, were intoxicated at the Midway Tavern, 1750...

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Hermiston FFA soil evaluation team headed to state
Hermiston FFA soil evaluation team headed to state
The Hermiston High School FFA soil evaluation team is heading to state competition after winning the local event Monday at Threemile Canyon Farms.
Hermiston History: Riverside Boosters donate ‘Pirate Ship’ bus for school travel
Hermiston History: Riverside Boosters donate ‘Pirate Ship’ bus for school travel

• More than 50 Riverside Boosters cheered as the Morrow County School Board accepted their donation of a $27,000 travel bus Monday night. Dubbed the “Pirate Ship” the former Gray Line bus was donated on the condition it be used at...

Homecoming royalty crowned
Homecoming royalty crowned
Students celebrate fall tradition with pageantry and spirit events
New housing projects could put dent in cities’ housing crunch
New housing projects could put dent in cities’ housing crunch
Boardman, Hermiston, Umatilla all seeing new housing projects start.
Primus to address Hermiston chamber

Dan Primus, Umatilla County district attorney, will talk about his work in holding criminals accountable for their actions during the upcoming Hermiston Chamber of Commerce B2B Luncheon.

Community members, businesses and organizations are...

Hansell, Barreto schedule visits with local chambers of commerce
The legislators will meet with Pendleton, Hermiston and Milton-Freewater chambers
OSP identifies Umatilla man as pedestrian struck by car

Oregon State Police Sgt. Seth Cooney identified the man a car struck Oct. 11 north of Hermiston.

Victor De Diego Delmaral, 71, of Umatilla, tried to cross Highway 395 near Bensel Road when he stepped in front of a northbound Toyota sedan. The...

Cancer clinic opens Hermiston office
Kennewick-based Northwest Cancer Clinic is opening an office in the Columbia Professional Plaza.
Bonney’s Ag & Auto Repair named Cub Cadet Retailer of the Year
Bonney’s Ag & Auto Repair named Cub Cadet Retailer of the Year
Bonney’s Ag & Auto Repair was recognized with a national award by Cub Cadet.
Umatilla County sends firefighters to battle California blazes
Umatilla County Fire District sent equipment and personnel to Chino, California on Saturday.
Three Minutes with Christy Herman
Three Minutes with Christy Herman
Herman is the manager of Desert Lanes Family Fun Center
Local business airs it out at disc golf course
Local business airs it out at disc golf course

The Arc celebrates 50 years in Umatilla County
The Arc celebrates 50 years in Umatilla County

Celebration was the focus as The Arc Umatilla County recently celebrated its 50-year anniversary.

The Oct. 10 event featured a hot dog dinner, music provided by the Inland Northwest Musicians and, of course, birthday cake, said Kristi Smalley,...

Company admits mistakes, promises to mitigate Stanfield smell
Company admits mistakes, promises to mitigate Stanfield smell
Stanfield residents hear plan to mitigate factory smell, but some still skeptical
Back from the disaster zone: Echo pharmacist provided care after Hurricane Irma
Back from the disaster zone: Echo pharmacist provided care after Hurricane Irma
Pharmacist Cindy Parks is one of several Oregon medical professionals who deployed to Florida after Hurricane Irma hit.
Stanfield passes mobile food vendor ordinance
Mobile food vendors must close by 9 p.m. each night in Stanfield.
Burglary suspects burn field during chase that started in Irrigon

The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office called off a pursuit last week but still got their burglary suspects after their vehicle caught fire in Washington.

Amber Cravens, 26, and Brandon Scott Ulrey, 36, both of Yakima, face charges on both...

SUV crashes through Umatilla Post Office
SUV crashes through Umatilla Post Office
Some customers will have to get their mail at the front desk after a vehicle crashed through the side of the Umatilla Post Office
Hurtado charged with crimes after being shot by officer
Hurtado charged with crimes after being shot by officer
Man charged in officer-involved shooting
New apartment complex planned for Boardman
Apartment complex will add 240 units to Boardman rentals market
Morrow County Harvest Festival provides family fun
Morrow County Harvest Festival provides family fun
The Morrow County Harvest Festival was Saturday at the SAGE Center in Boardman.
Book club lights up with Ted Koppel book

Ted Koppel’s latest book about the potential consequences of a cyberattack on American’s power grid is featured at the upcoming Hermiston Public Library book club meeting.

Bookminders will discuss “Lights Out!”...

Hermiston 76 rebranding as Sinclair
Hermiston 76 rebranding as Sinclair
Signs and fuel dispensers at the station on Hermiston Avenue are being swapped out.
Harkenrider Center in Hermiston on time and on budget
Harkenrider Center in Hermiston on time and on budget
The Hermiston city council discussed progress on the new senior center and approved a police union contract
Hermiston History
Hermiston History

• Perhaps the most important trade mission in years visited both Lamb-Weston and Simplot potato processing plants last week. Organized by the Oregon Potato Commission in cooperation with the Blue Mountain Potato Growers Association, the mission...

Three Minutes with Glenn Purcell
Three Minutes with Glenn Purcell
Purcell participates in vaping competitions around the northwest
No charges for Morrow County deputy who shot man
Grand jury clears Aaron Haak after watching video of Sept. 22 shooting
State calls plans for Stanfield biodiesel plant a ‘scam’
Developer Bob Doughty said he still plans to build a biodiesel plant in Stanfield despite being fined by the state for violating Oregon securities law.
Hermiston moves 2018 graduation venue to Kennewick
Hermiston Class of 2018 will graduate in Washington state in June
Health survey comes to Umatilla County
Health survey comes to Umatilla County
Survey collects a variety of public health data

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Inaugural natural resource class includes Echo man

Sam Taylor of Echo was selected as one of 30 natural resource professionals from throughout the state to the inaugural class for the REAL...

Sno Road uncorks support for ShelterBox

In an effort to help provide disaster relief for people around the world, Sno Road Winery is supporting the ShelterBox project.

The Echo...

New housing projects could put dent in cities’ housing crunch
Primus to address Hermiston chamber
Hansell, Barreto schedule visits with local chambers of commerce

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Hermiston FFA soil evaluation team headed to state
The Hermiston High School FFA soil evaluation team is heading to state competition after winning the local event Monday at Threemile Canyon Farms.
Hermiston History: Riverside Boosters donate ‘Pirate Ship’ bus for school travel

• More than 50 Riverside Boosters cheered as the Morrow County School Board accepted their donation of a $27,000 travel bus Monday night.

Homecoming royalty crowned
New housing projects could put dent in cities’ housing crunch
Hermiston police arrest drunken brawlers