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Rodeo plays a major part in Minor’s family
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Rodeo plays a major part in Minor’s family
Barrel racer Jordan Minor comes from a long line of cowboys and cowgirls

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First-timers steal the show to open the 31st Farm-City Pro Rodeo
First-timers steal the show to open the 31st Farm-City Pro Rodeo
The 31st Farm-City Pro Rodeo got started on Wednesday night in Hermiston.
Catch a local at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo
Catch a local at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo

Local cowboys and cowgirls will take to the Farm-City Pro Rodeo Area to defend their home turf — or dirt — this week.

Several local competitors are currently ranked within the top 20 on the 2018 Columbia River Circuit and will...

Registration open for youth pheasant hunts

Nearly a dozen dates have been scheduled for the 2018 Youth Pheasant Hunts, including at the Irrigon Wildlife Area.

The hunts are open to youths 17 and younger who possess a hunter education certificate. Also, hunters 12 and older must have a...

Fall sports leagues accepts registrations

Registration is open for adult and youth volleyball and flag football leagues through Hermiston Parks & Recreation.

Flag football and volleyball for youths begins Saturday, Sept. 8. The football league is available for kids in first through...

Hermiston Raceway hosts CrashMania’s demolition derby
Hermiston Raceway hosts CrashMania’s demolition derby
Friday night’s race honors longtime driver and brings destruction with a demolition event
Tamástslikt exhibit paints artistic side of sports
Tamástslikt exhibit paints artistic side of sports

Some of Jim Thorpe’s medals are featured in an exhibition at Tamástslikt Cultural Institute.

A member of the Sac and Fox Nation, Thorpe won Olympic gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon. In addition, he played professional...

Golf tournament chips in for Special Olympics

People interested in teeing off for a good cause are invited to participate in a 4-person golf scramble.

In its 13th year, the event raises money to help support the Hermiston/Pendleton Special Olympics Local Program. The 18-hole tournament is...

Amateur boxers take the ring

A two-day amateur boxing tournament, featuring boxers from around the nation and local fighters, is coming to Pendleton.

Blanc’s Boxing and Hillsboro Boxing are presenting the Northwest Invitational Saturday, Aug. 11 from 11 a.m. to 9...

Campus Life tees off with fundraiser

A two-person flighted scramble will benefit Hermiston Campus Life.

The golf tournament is Saturday, Aug. 25 with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Golfers can check-in at 7 a.m. at Big River Golf Course, Umatilla. The cost is $75 per person. Book money...

GOLF: Big River Junior Golf Camp ends with tournament
GOLF: Big River Junior Golf Camp ends with tournament
Big River Golf Course's Junior Golf Camp Tournament wrapped up its ninth year on Friday.
Sons of longtime racers take the wheel at Hermiston Raceway
Sons of longtime racers take the wheel at Hermiston Raceway
Veteran racers Jerry Erb and Terry Coe pass the keys down to their sons for the 2018 season
BASKETBALL: More than 150 teams compete in Hermiston’s Takin’ It To the Streets
BASKETBALL: More than 150 teams compete in Hermiston’s Takin’ It To the Streets
The 14th annual Takin' It To the Streets filled downtown Hermiston over the weekend.
Rookie Tackle aims to make football safer for youth
Rookie Tackle aims to make football safer for youth
Heppner's youth football program will initiate Rookie Tackle this fall, which is USA Football's pathway to help make youth football safer and more enjoyable.
Columbia River Heat sets tryouts

Girls who are 14 and under as of Dec. 31, 2018, are invited to try out for the Columbia River Heat ASA softball team.

The event is Saturday at 9 a.m. at Umatilla High School. The team is a competitive travel softball club made up of girls from...

Columbia Storm announces tryouts

The Columbia Storm Fastpitch is holding 16A team tryouts

To be eligible, girls must be 16 or younger by Jan. 1. The tryouts are Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Stanfield Little League softball field. Pitchers and catchers are from 9-10 a.m.; fielding,...

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Rodeo plays a major part in Minor’s family
Barrel racer Jordan Minor comes from a long line of cowboys and cowgirls
Stanfield cowboy going into Pendleton Hall of Fame

Tickets for the annual banquet to honor Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame inductees are now on sale.

Those being honored...

Farm-City Pro Rodeo: Dent bucks the trend
Colby Lerten will compete at junior golf championship in September
First-timers steal the show to open the 31st Farm-City Pro Rodeo