UMATILLA — The country may be trying to "flatten the curve" when it comes to coronavirus, but when it comes to distance learning, Umatilla School District is ahead of the curve.
UMATILLA COUNTY — When a large part of political campaigns is about exposing yourself and your ideas to the public, a global pandemic isn’t the most conducive environment to run one.
As the federal government plans to open up $349 billion in funding for small businesses on Friday, the city of Hermiston, Hermiston Chamber of Commerce and Hermiston Downtown District are enco…
UMATILLA COUNTY — Census Day has come and passed, and Umatilla County is lagging behind the rest of the country in making sure they’re represented in the 2020 U.S. Census.
PENDLETON — Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Oregon East Symphony has announced it will be canceling the remainder of its 2019-20 season, after the online presentation of its annua…
MORROW COUNTY —The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday night that the county had discovered a second positive case of COVID-19.
Oregonians are slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, state officials announced Wednesday.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Small businesses in Umatilla County now have another resource for some economic relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Police Department arrested a man on Saturday suspected of numerous thefts throughout Eastern Oregon and Southeast Washington, Police Chief Stuart Roberts said.
PENDLETON — Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, was hospitalized over the weekend for multiple blood clots in both lungs.
The deadline for Umatilla County farmers and ranchers to apply for the Farm Bureau Flood Relief Fund has been extended until May 1.
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The blood drive scheduled for April 3 at the Hermiston VFW hall has been moved to the First Christian Church, 775 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. The event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30…
UMATILLA COUNTY — An out-of-state resident who was “temporarily in the area for essential employment” has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Umatilla County Public Health press release.
It seems unimaginable that just a few weeks ago, details like the color of the napkins or flavor of the cake seemed important for a wedding.
As the country faces unprecedented challenges, local institutions are forging ahead the best they can.
PENDLETON — Social distancing, meet farmers markets.
MORROW COUNTY — An Irrigon man is in jail after, authorities say, he severely injured an infant, according to a press release from the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office.
UMATILLA COUNTY — A fifth person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Umatilla County.
All elementary and middle school students are encouraged to reflect on their favorite activities, offerings and memories of Oregon’s state parks.
A number of school districts across the region are featured in the Bank of Eastern Oregon’s exclusive mascot debit card program.
The Milton-Freewater Downtown Alliance is looking for Umatilla County artists to help paint their town.
SALEM — Oregonians can now pump their own gas across the state after the Oregon State Fire Marshal suspended self-service regulations and implemented additional health and safety guidelines fo…
UMATILLA COUNTY — Following mounting pressure from media outlets around Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown directed the Oregon Health Authority earlier this week to provide greater transparency about the…
UMATILLA COUNTY — Since late last year, COVID-19 has killed thousands of people worldwide and ground most aspects of public life to a halt as governments around the globe try to slow the sprea…
The Oregon Health Authority reported on Friday that the state's total number of positive COVID-19 tests jumped by 98, to a total of 414 known cases in the state.
HERMISTON — The delivery route for breakfasts and lunches delivered by Mid Columbia Bus for students in the Hermiston School District has been updated.
UMATILLA COUNTY — As businesses scramble to make as many services as possible available online, Lifeways is no exception.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston Public Library is suspending its curbside service for now.
HERMISTON — Sanitary Disposal has postponed its annual Spring Cleanup week in light of COVID-19.
HERMISTON — As the list of things Oregonians can still do while preventing the spread of COVID-19 shrinks, gardening could be a good way to safely spend time out of the house.
Hermiston School District is offering up Chromebooks for students to check out if they do not have a device that allows them to access online learning at home.
ATHENA — Kenzie Hansell has been farming wheat for Farmers Ending Hunger since the nonprofit's inception in 2004, but this year he'll be doubling his efforts.
HERMISTON — Hermiston School District still intends to start construction of its new schools this fall, despite the economic blow to the country dealt by COVID-19.
PENDLETON — With most recreational areas being shut down by Gov. Kate Brown earlier this week, golf is pretty much the only activity that people can enjoy while following social distancing.
Due to uncertainties of how the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will impact the local community, the Me and My Prince Ball committee has decided to postpone the annual father-daughter dance until…
UMATILLA COUNTY — After an unofficial request for Oregonians to stay home led to potentially dangerous crowds filling the state’s beaches and parks over the weekend, Gov. Kate Brown issued an …
PENDLETON — If Oregon’s K-12 students return to school April 29, they will have lost a month and a half’s worth of instruction time. Those lost hours are especially critical to high school sen…
SALEM — Oregon officials will begin releasing more data about the march of the coronavirus pandemic.
SALEM — EO Media Group, the parent company of the East Oregonian and 12 other newspapers across Oregon, announced on Wednesday that it is reducing its workforce by 47 employees, according to a…
UMATILLA COUNTY — The Umatilla County Health Department announced a new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county Wednesday afternoon, but did not give any information about where in the county…
SALEM — Oregonians will have until July 15 to file their personal income taxes with the state, Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday.
All Oregon Trail Library District branches — Boardman, Heppner and Irrigon — are now closed to the public and no curbside service is available.
Title I assistant for the Hermiston School District
The line around G&J Dairy Freeze in Umatilla on Tuesday was more than 20 people long. The patrons were waiting to pick up their lunches that were courtesy of the city during its first Tast…
In order to encourage social distancing, the Hermiston Herald has closed our offices to walk-in traffic for the foreseeable future.
Veterans of Foreign War Desert Post #4750 is stepping up to help with an American Red Cross blood drive that was canceled because of the closure of Stafford Hansell Government Center in Hermiston.
There was barely anything on the Hermiston City Council agenda on Monday night, but an audience of more than 50 people showed up anyway.
The Me and My Prince Ball committee recently announced a new partnership with United Way of the Blue Mountains.
The Hermiston Lions Club is accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors from Echo, Stanfield, Umatilla, Hermiston, Irrigon, Boardman and Ione.
HERMISTON — As an increasing number of Americans lose their jobs to COVID-19 shutdowns, Walmart is hiring more associates to keep up with demand and giving temporary raises.
Good Shepherd Health Care System in Hermiston has made several changes to its operations in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown on Monday directed most Oregonians to stay home except for getting groceries, going to work or handling important activities that cannot wait.