Good Shepherd Health Care System tried out its first drive-thru testing event on Monday, July 13, and hopes to provide more such opportunities in the future.
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.
Boardman East Lamb Weston recently donated $5,000 to the Agape House in Hermiston.
The Tri-Cities Cancer Center, which has a satellite office in Hermiston, is offering free virtual classes to the community.
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 …
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…
Hermiston’s food truck pod will make its permanent home at its current location on the corner of Southwest Third Street and Orchard Avenue.
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.
Highway 395 will be more accessible after a summer project by the Oregon Department of Transportation through Hermiston and Umatilla.
Medical Laboratory Scientist, St. Anthony Hospital
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is encouraging workers and members of the public to use its online reporting tool when reporting workplace hazards.
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…
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.
Protests and COVID-19 were at the forefront of the conversation during a virtual town hall hosted by Rep. Greg Smith, R-Heppner, on July 9.
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…
HERMISTON — The Hermiston City Council plans to vote Monday, July 13, on the future of the city's food truck pod.
On July 8, the Good Shepherd Health Care System announced it was holding a free drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic on Monday, July 13 from 7-11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Columbia Profe…
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Kurt Bendixsen, owner of Bendixsen Law, is retiring and passing his 40-year-old business to his son Cameron Bendixsen.
Online registration has officially opened, as of July 1, for the Hermiston School District.
On July 1, Walmart announced it had met its goal of hiring more than 250,000 veterans nationwide by the end of 2020.
While masks have been encouraged by public health experts at organizations, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, they are now mandatory in Oregon.
Umatilla County’s seventh COVID-19 death came just two days after its sixth, according to Umatilla County Public Health.
State Rep. Greg Smith is holding a virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, July 9, at 5:30 p.m.
One of the biggest projects Hermiston has currently “in the works” is a potential new homeless shelter.
Operations at the Hermiston Family Aquatic Center look different this year thanks to the pandemic, but recreation supervisor Brandon Artz says things are going “pretty well” so far.
Since COVID-19 hit, it’s been out with the old and in with the new at Riverside Sports Bar in Umatilla.
Umatilla County Fire District #1 firefighters responded to 25 total calls for service during Fourth of July.
A familiar face at one of Hermiston’s largest employers has taken on a new role.
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.
UMATILLA COUNTY — For 11 years, David H. Johnson, director of the Global Owl Project, has gotten to know the burrowing owls of the Umatilla Chemical Depot.
PENDLETON — City and county officials are forming a workgroup to iron out how to disperse a portion of the more than $4 million in federal reimbursements that will be made available from the f…
UMATILLA COUNTY — As the gush of new COVID-19 cases continues, the state is identifying more Eastern Oregon businesses as workplace outbreaks.
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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…
In an effort to provide support during the current COVID pandemic, Community Counseling Solutions (CCS) announced a pilot program offering free counseling services to those medical workers and…
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…
UMATILLA COUNTY — Some Umatilla County churches have reexamined their church service protocols following a COVID outbreak at a Union County church.
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.
The city of Umatilla has established a grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
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…
Umatilla County hit a record new number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 30, according to Umatilla County Public Health.
Hermiston Cinema joined the list of businesses reopening under Phase 2 after a long closure.
Hermiston School District and InterMountain Education Service District will host a regional Conscious Discipline conference July 6-10, at Armand Larive Middle School.
HERMISTON — Eastern Oregon residents in crisis will have access to acute care closer to home with the opening of Aspen Springs Psychiatric Hospital in Hermiston.
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…
Decades after he first set up shop in Hermiston in 1985, Dr. Robert Rolen has closed his optometry business.
A familiar face is taking on new roles within EO Media Group.
Hermiston High School Generation College students continue a tradition of recognizing elementary and middle school teachers whose hard work and inspiration helped students realize their dreams…
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.
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…
Old West Federal Credit Union is offering a free shredding day at its Hermiston location on Thursday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to noon.
COVID-19 has ruined a lot of summer plans, but Hermiston residents can still celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang.
HERMISTON — The Umatilla County Sherrff's Office is working alongside Oregon State Police to investigate an apparent homicide after a Hood River man was found dead Saturday, June 20, with guns…