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Two farms on Thursday, Sept. 16, tried to make up for a farmers market that did not happen in Hermiston. They intend to attract others for a bigger market in following weeks.

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HERMISTON — OMG! Burgers & Brew is opening in downtown Hermiston on Oct. 1. It is the second location for the popular restaurant, which has operated in Pendleton for more than three years.

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The Hermiston Food Pod will close temporarily starting Sept. 30, but it will return after about a month, bigger and better than ever, according to Clinton Spencer, planning director for the ci…

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Activities and displays around the area are promoting “Banned Book Week,” Sept. 26 to Oct. 2. The path at Umatilla’s Hash Park is just one example of the celebration. The path is lined with fr…

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Two weeks after contracting COVID-19, Umatilla resident Andrew Morris is sick and feeling more than a little frustrated. He said he did everything right, including getting vaccinated, and he s…

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The Department of Human Services in Umatilla and Morrow counties recently completed a second Lemonade Run, obtaining free clothing for area foster children and youths.

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Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll for the summer 2021 term were announced by Oregon State University.

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American Legion & Auxiliary, Hermiston Post 37 meets the first Monday each month at 7 p.m. at Agape House, 500 W. Harper Road, Hermiston. The next meeting is Oct. 4. A light refreshment is…

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All veterans are invited to a free veterans picnic at Hermiston’s McKenzie Park on Saturday, Sept. 25. The event, sponsored by Hermiston’s American Legion and Auxiliary Post 37, will be 11:30 …

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Sequoia trees stand in Lost Grove along Generals Highway as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia National Park, Calif.

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Members of the media look at sequoia trees in Lost Grove as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia National Park, Calif.

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Sequoia trees stand in Lost Grove along Generals Highway as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia National Park, Calif.

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Mark Garrett, a fire information officer, examines a sequoia tree during a media tour of Lost Grove as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia Nati…

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A fire engine drives past sequoia trees in Lost Grove as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia National Park, Calif.

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Members of the media walk among sequoia trees in Lost Grove as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia National Park, Calif.

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LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon sheriff’s offices reaffirmed they would not enforce the mask mandates Gov. Kate Brown set in place. As well, a number of sheriffs across Eastern Oregon, including in…

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More than 100 area veterans and fishing guides converged Saturday, Sept. 11, on the Columbia River for the sixth annual Fish’n the Brave.

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HERMISTON — The hazel eyes of Providence Grace Rector dart back and forth behind thick lenses in round red frames. Her face constantly twitches, but otherwise it is without expression. Her arm…

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The Oregon East Symphony recently announced that all performances for its 2021-22 season will be at the Vert Auditorium, 480 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton.