HERMISTON — When someone dies or is seriously injured in a crash, people naturally wonder what more could have been done to prevent it.
HERMISTON — After coming to a consensus to approve the rezoning of a property off of Highway 395, the Hermiston City Council will formally vote on the the proposition Monday.
HERMISTON — The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office reported making two arrests this month with a connection to cattle.
UMATILLA COUNTY— Four years ago, Umatilla Morrow County Head Start had 150 staff members. This year, the organization has 285 positions and some of those are still waiting to be filled.
Farmers in Eastern Oregon are optimistic about the size and quality of this year's potato crop, despite cold weather during harvest that can lead to issues with starch content and bruising.
ECHO — Some might think American youths are too immature and self-absorbed to understand sacrifices made by our nation’s veterans.
HERMISTON — A new program providing Umatilla County residents transportation to work sold 180 tickets in its first month.
PENDLETON — The U.S. Senate’s 2020 appropriation bill approved last week includes benefits for Eastern Oregonians, from increased wildfire spending to expanded barge service on the Columbia River.
PENDLETON — Umatilla County’s charter is getting a pair of updates. And an ambulance service in Milton-Freewater got a big lift in Tuesday’s election with a new service district and higher tax rate.
HERMISTON — The $82.7 million Hermiston School District bond has passed by a narrow margin, according to unofficial returns from Umatilla County.
Hannah Melville is a sophomore at Hermiston High School. At 16, she can’t register to vote yet, but she does know how to operate a laser cutter and a 3D printer, thanks to the school’s Compute…
ATHENA — Oregon State Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election to the Oregon Senate for another four-year term.
A Stanfield man died Tuesday morning in a crash on Highway 395 just south of Hermiston.
Election results coming late Tuesday night were not posted in time to make it in today’s print edition of the Hermiston Herald, which prints at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. However, the results of the …
The warmth in Ernie Holmes’ voice readily reveals his passion about Operation Christmas Child.
Students at Sunset Elementary School piled into the gym on Tuesday to learn more about Veterans Day.
A special Kid’s Holiday Chorus will include opportunities to participate in the holiday season in song and on stage in Hermiston.
Each year on Nov. 11, citizens across the country take time to honor those who have served in the nation’s military.
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The Hermiston Public Library is offering a variety of upcoming events for kids.
HERMISTON — Traffic from Highway 395 is being rerouted through Shannon Way across from Denny's restaurant after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning.
Dean of Students at Sunset Elementary School
HERMISTON — The sound of music and laughter from dozens of families filled the main commons of Hermiston High School Friday night in celebration of Dia de los Muertos — Day of the Dead.
Kannon Osorio, 2, prepares to take his turn hitting the piñata on Friday night during Hermiston High School's Day of the Dead event.
HERMISTON — Jason Eugene Dungan of Hermiston is going to prison for more than seven years after pleading guilty to crimes of domestic violence.
HERMISTON — Walker's Farm Kitchen has closed its doors for good.
HERMISTON — When workers at Marlette Homes realized that October was both Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, they didn't choose just one cause. Instead, they …
An evening of fellowship features the singing of old hymns.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston School District announced Friday that the fifth home built by the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilders was sold for $404,000.
Area women are invited to get together for a time of fellowship and making simple seasonal crafts.
HERMISTON — A Trump administration rule keeping recipients of public benefits from a green card is causing some immigrants to steer clear of needed services, according to members of Hermiston’…
The annual Christmas Preview Sale of the Good Shepherd Medical Center Auxiliary’s gift shop offers a 10% discount on gift items.
HERMISTON — When Marcus Engle took the stage during the Good Shepherd Community Health Care System Community Meeting on Wednesday night to talk about patient care, he was speaking from experience.
HERMISTON — If giving approval for a $55 million budget sounds fun, the city of Hermiston’s Budget Committee has a few openings that might be right for you.
ONTARIO — Oregon state Sen. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, announced Tuesday that he’s running for the seat in Congress being vacated by retiring Republican Rep. Greg Walden.
The Hermiston Warming Station is feeling grateful for Wildhorse, Good Shepherd, Walmart Distribution Center, Umatilla Electric Cooperative and Tillamook for the generous grants received.
Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City Pro Rodeo attendance ticked up in 2019 despite a thunderstorm that sent attendees scattering one night.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston City Council decided Monday that a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, siding with a mini-storage project on land that the planning commission had hoped might …
While it might be a bit frigid out on Halloween, little ghouls, ghosts and goblins can participate in a number of safe trick-or-treat activities in the area. Business owners, schools, churches…
Three times a year, the Hermiston School District Breakfast of Champions honors a select group of elementary schoolers for the quality of their character, their school improvement and their ac…
As area educators were returning to their classrooms in September, Community Bank was collecting nominations for its new Apple Appreciation Awards.
As people are preparing to hand out Halloween candy, the first wave of bazaar shopping is just around the corner.
When and why did you move to Hermiston?
A group of third graders got first pick of a wide array of science books at the Highland Hills Elementary School library last Thursday.
Do you have what it takes to escape?
HERMISTON — In 2017, the opening of a new Holiday Inn Express kicked off a transformation of one of Hermiston's most visible intersections, bridging the city's east-west divide.
The Echo Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch is going to the dogs.
Hermiston School District Superintendent Tricia Mooney was nominated for appointment to the statewide Quality Education Commission by Gov. Kate Brown.
The Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center had a soft opening of its new Same Day Clinic, aka Sick Call Clinic, in Walla Walla.
Election Day is next Tuesday, and groups are making last-ditch efforts to educate voters and encourage them to turn in a ballot.
Certified counselors with the Oregon Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) Program will be available to provide help with Medicare open enrollment.
Living Faith Church invites people to an upcoming worship service featuring a musician who was recognized by the National Thumpickers Hall of Fame.
PENDLETON — Lifeways announced that it has purchased the former St. Anthony Medical Office in Pendleton.