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When I spoke with Salud Campos of the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce recently, she told me the chamber is planning several grand openings for new businesses in the Umatilla area.

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The Tri-Cities Cancer Center, which has a satellite office in Hermiston, is offering free virtual classes to the community.

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Gracie Tucker-Walls is disappointed the Umatilla County Fair won’t go on in its usual format this year, but the Hermiston 6-year-old still wants people to know that the sunflower she grew for …

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After months on hiatus, the Agape House is resuming its regular parking lot sales beginning Saturday, July 18 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Agape House, 500 W. Harper Road. Social distancing guideli…

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Hermiston’s food truck pod will make its permanent home at its current location on the corner of Southwest Third Street and Orchard Avenue.

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A 20-year parks master plan for the city of Hermiston envisions adding several new parks, trails and an indoor recreation center to Hermiston over the next two decades.

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Highway 395 will be more accessible after a summer project by the Oregon Department of Transportation through Hermiston and Umatilla.

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is encouraging workers and members of the public to use its online reporting tool when reporting workplace hazards.

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PENDLETON — The impact of COVID-19 has left many people without a job or in need of new skills across the nation. The Training and Employment Consortium has funding available to aid adults and…

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Umatilla County’s rising COVID-19 cases continue to touch more workplaces in the area, as the county passed the 1,000-case mark over the weekend of July 11-12.

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HERMISTON — After confessing to police that he penned a racist letter he originally claimed to have received anonymously, Jonathan Lopez now has a more direct message to anyone the letter harm…

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Online registration has officially opened, as of July 1, for the Hermiston School District.

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On July 1, Walmart announced it had met its goal of hiring more than 250,000 veterans nationwide by the end of 2020.

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Since COVID-19 hit, it’s been out with the old and in with the new at Riverside Sports Bar in Umatilla.

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UMATILLA — In 2 Umatilla City Manager David Stockdale predicted the city would see about 100 new homes a year for the next five years, and so far that prediction is on track.

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PORTLAND — Utilities will get a financial break from the Bonneville Power Administration this year after the nonprofit federal power marketer announced it will suspend its financial reserves s…

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Already facing educational disadvantages and hurdles to begin with, not even the COVID-19 pandemic could stop 51 students graduating from this year’s Migrant Education Program in the InterMoun…

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For the safety of employees and customers, the East Oregonian and Hermiston Herald front offices will be closed to public access until further notice, at the direction of publisher Andrew Cutler.

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HERMISTON — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Grace and Mercy Lutheran Church ELCA of Hermiston is meeting virtually at this time and believing, “When two or three are gathered together in My name…

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Hermiston Cinema joined the list of businesses reopening under Phase 2 after a long closure.

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Hermiston School District and InterMountain Education Service District will host a regional Conscious Discipline conference July 6-10, at Armand Larive Middle School.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Eastern Oregon residents expressed to Sen. Ron Wyden during a June 25 virtual hall that many in their community are not taking COVID-19 precautions seriously despite rising c…

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When people think about insects, they often think of them as unwelcome guests, from the line of ants leading into their pantry to the swarming mosquitos ruining their barbecue.

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HERMISTON — A vehicle found in the Columbia River on Wednesday, June 24, did not have anyone inside and appears to have been purposely sent into the water, the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office…