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HERMISTON — Before gobbling down Thanksgiving meals, around 80 people decided to begin Thursday, Nov. 25, with a run on Hermiston’s Oxbow Trail in the Turkey Day 5K.

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A Baker County grand jury has indicted a Hermiston building contractor on felony theft charges for failing to do work for a Baker City couple after they paid him $150,000 this spring as the fi…

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The Oregon Health Authority is offering to pay pharmacies $35 for each dose of COVID-19 vaccine they give, a move that possibly could help pharmacies hire employees to deal with the growing wo…

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Employees of the SAGE Center and the Port of Morrow have been making a list and checking it twice since the end of October. They are preparing to illuminate the holiday season with around 500,…

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PENDLETON — When Blue Mountain Community College President Mark Browning began his tenure in September, he stated he was hoping the college wouldn’t see its enrollment drop by more than 1% in …

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HERMISTON — After years of troubles with the Hermiston branch of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the post is history.

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PENDLETON — People with education or experience in farming may have the chance of a lifetime, according to Andrew Clark, an ambassador for The John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmers-to-Farme…

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A reimagined Festival of Trees 2021 is planned in Hermiston. The event is Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Hermiston Community Center, 415 S. Highway 395.

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HERMISTON — A transitional family shelter in Hermiston opened its doors this past weekend to introduce itself to neighbors, to potential new residents and to prospective volunteers.

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The Salvation Army Pendleton Corps is seeking additional bell ringers for its 2021 Red Kettle campaign. Bell ringers are needed in Pendleton and Hermiston.

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The theme of this year’s Hermiston Festival of Trees is “The Gift of Giving.” What a gift for area residents to once again participate in this incredible holiday event!

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Several communities are offering holiday dinners on Thanksgiving Day. Each of the meals are free to anyone who wants one on Thursday, Nov. 25:

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HERMISTON — Results are in for the Hermiston 2040 survey, the city’s effort to create a 20-year vision plan for the community. The city gaged the wishes of the public with the survey, and peop…

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While Christmas decorations have been going up in neighborhoods and stores, Cindy Erevia has been decorating for Thanksgiving Day. According to Erevia, she does not forget Thanksgiving, and sh…

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As the holiday season approaches, I would like to introduce Desert Rose Ministries, 512 E. Main St., Hermiston, to those that don’t know about us and thank those that help us. This ministry se…

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Production issues at the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin's print facility delayed delivery of today's edition of the Hermiston Herald. Newspapers will be delivered as soon as possible. We apologize…

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Volunteers with the Community Fellowship Dinner are making a list and checking it twice. With Thanksgiving still more than a week away, members of the core crew have already been busy preparin…

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For the past nine years, Martha's House has served as a drug-free transitional housing program for the greater Hermiston area. The family-first mission is to help create pathways from homeless…

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UMATILLA — Annette Greiner is the new executive director for the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center. She started Nov. 1, after a job interview from the chamber board.

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When shopping for unique gift items, people might consider checking out local holiday bazaars. In November and December, crafters, artists, bakers and more are setting up their wares at events…

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HERMISTON — The new Hermiston Parks and Recreation director did not have far to move his possessions from his old office to his new one next door. On Monday, Nov. 15, Brandon Artz took a step …

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Women are invited to an evening of shopping, sipping wine, visiting with friends and storewide discounts at the SAGE Center.

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Jump start your holiday morning during the Turkey Day 5K. An event for the whole family, the race is Thursday, Nov. 25, 9 a.m. at the Oxbow Trail, off Northwest 11th Street and West Elm Avenue…

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HERMISTON — A lack of volunteers may be a setback for a Umatilla County warming station, according to one of the station’s volunteers and board members.

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PENDLETON — With Congress passing a $1 trillion infrastructure bill late last week, the Oregon Department of Transportation already is projecting to take home $1.2 billion for transportation p…