Business is booming, according to Andrew Lamb, Infinity Watch Collectibles owner. His store in Umatilla is flush with customers. This is good news for the Umatilla resident, as his success is allowing him to keep close to his passions — the many collectibles in his store.
Two farms on Thursday, Sept. 16, tried to make up for a farmers market that did not happen in Hermiston. They intend to attract others for a bigger market in following weeks.
While the 2021 wildfire season isn't over yet, experts at Oregon State University say communities should be planning ahead to increase resilience in the face of future large blazes.
A series of natural disasters has opened the eyes of Oregon farmers to the ways federal relief programs often aren’t well-suited to the state’s specialty crops.
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HERMISTON — OMG! Burgers & Brew is opening in downtown Hermiston on Oct. 1. It is the second location for the popular restaurant, which has operated in Pendleton for more than three years.
The Hermiston Food Pod will close temporarily starting Sept. 30, but it will return after about a month, bigger and better than ever, according to Clinton Spencer, planning director for the ci…
Activities and displays around the area are promoting “Banned Book Week,” Sept. 26 to Oct. 2. The path at Umatilla’s Hash Park is just one example of the celebration. The path is lined with fr…
Two weeks after contracting COVID-19, Umatilla resident Andrew Morris is sick and feeling more than a little frustrated. He said he did everything right, including getting vaccinated, and he s…
A crash Thursday night, Sept. 16, injured two Pendleton Round-Up contestants and killed another.
The Department of Human Services in Umatilla and Morrow counties recently completed a second Lemonade Run, obtaining free clothing for area foster children and youths.
Heritage Station Museum is celebrating fall with a special event.
The city of Hermiston is accepting candidates for its May 17, 2022, election. Four city council ward seats are available as is a municipal judge position. These offices are all nonpartisan and…
The city of Umatilla is gearing up for its second annual Touch-A-Truck.
Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll for the summer 2021 term were announced by Oregon State University.
American Legion & Auxiliary, Hermiston Post 37 meets the first Monday each month at 7 p.m. at Agape House, 500 W. Harper Road, Hermiston. The next meeting is Oct. 4. A light refreshment is…
An Oregon ranch has again filed a lawsuit challenging a grazing prohibition on 8,200 acres of public land, arguing the restriction will harm the sage grouse.
BAKER CITY — Tyler Brown’s family owns one restaurant in Baker City that hasn’t served a meal since before the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Baker County.
All veterans are invited to a free veterans picnic at Hermiston’s McKenzie Park on Saturday, Sept. 25. The event, sponsored by Hermiston’s American Legion and Auxiliary Post 37, will be 11:30 …
Umatilla County Circuit Court Judge Dan Hill is seeking a promotion.
WALLOWA, Ore. — A federal judge has ruled that an Oregon woody biomass processor is entitled to insurance compensation for business income lost due to a fire.
THREE RIVERS, Calif. — Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park, authorities said.
THREE RIVERS, Calif. — Two lightning-sparked wildfires in California merged and made a run to the edge of a grove of ancient sequoias, momentarily driving away firefighters as they try to prot…
Members of the media look at sequoia trees in Lost Grove as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia National Park, Calif.
Mark Garrett, a fire information officer, examines a sequoia tree during a media tour of Lost Grove as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia Nati…
A fire engine drives past sequoia trees in Lost Grove as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia National Park, Calif.
Members of the media walk among sequoia trees in Lost Grove as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Sequoia National Park, Calif.
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LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon sheriff’s offices reaffirmed they would not enforce the mask mandates Gov. Kate Brown set in place. As well, a number of sheriffs across Eastern Oregon, including in…
The Dollar General in Umatilla now is open.
The Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center on Tuesday, Sept. 14, announced the hire of Diana Cobian to provide Spanish translation services for business owners and entrepreneurs.
More than 100 area veterans and fishing guides converged Saturday, Sept. 11, on the Columbia River for the sixth annual Fish’n the Brave.
District Athletics and Activities Director Larry Usher announced Dave Padilla as the new Hermiston High School head baseball coach.
The public is invited to join in paying tribute to one of the top animals in the world of rodeo, War Paint.
Calling all Bulldog football fans, the Hermiston Linebacker Club invites everyone to its weekly meeting.
Oregon’s Energy Facility Siting Council at its next meeting plans to discuss granting extensions to the Boardman Solar Energy Facility.
Two new nurse practitioners are coming to Hermiston. Rivercrest Behavioral Health & Wellness is adding Carrie McCartney and Alexis Grimm to its Hermiston location. This comes at a time whe…
SALEM — The East Oregonian and Hermiston Herald took home 24 Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association awards at a virtual ceremony on Friday, Sept. 10.
LA GRANDE — Enterprise isn’t the largest town in Eastern Oregon, with a population of 2,052. But it’s just a few miles from the ever-popular town of Joseph and its vistas across Wallowa Lake t…
The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners on Sept. 8 agreed to allow a warming station and temporary living huts to go on 10 acres the county owns.
A hit-and-run driver more than two years ago in Hermiston killed Antonia “Toni” Minne Cobarubias. Oregon State Patrol Sgt. Seth Cooney said, to date, authorities have not found the person resp…
HERMISTON — The hazel eyes of Providence Grace Rector dart back and forth behind thick lenses in round red frames. Her face constantly twitches, but otherwise it is without expression. Her arm…
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The people of Hermiston Assembly are working toward a renewal.
The SAGE Center, which has been in existence for less than a decade, has lots to boast about these days.
The Oregon East Symphony recently announced that all performances for its 2021-22 season will be at the Vert Auditorium, 480 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton.
WorkSource Oregon is coordinating a statewide scavenger hunt for Back to Work Day. The purpose of the event is to promote employment and support business customers.
The Hometown Heroes Championship at Hermiston Raceway promises some of the best talent from across the Pacific Northwest.
A lively Portland-based band will return to Heppner for the season finale of Music in the Park.
The Blue Mountain Community Foundation is accepting applications for the 2021 Discretionary Grant Program.