A man driving a pickup truck Tuesday morning hit a gas main line on Feedville Road, and succumbed to injuries from the crash.
Blame was cast in multiple directions Monday night as the Hermiston City Council and Farm-City Pro Rodeo board discussed delays to construction of an RV park at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Ev…
Altrusa International of Hermiston is looking for a young person to recognize as the Outstanding Young Citizen at the Hermiston Distinguished Citizens Awards Banquet.
The city of Echo is reminding its residents that they must obtain 2019 dog licenses by Thursday, Feb. 28.
The AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program provides free tax assistance and preparation locally beginning in early February and running through early April.
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A faith-based conference with the theme of “Cover the Earth” features live music, inspirational speakers and top-notch performances.
Furniture, knick-knacks and clothing are available for purchase during a parking lot sale at Agape House.
John Carbage doesn’t hold back when asked what needs to change in the world today.
There was an extra sparkle to Highland Hills Elementary School on Monday.
Bouncy houses, a bungee run, inflatable jousting, corn hole, ping pong, Mario Kart and more are featured during Family Friday Night.
The Hermiston City Council will be looking for solutions to a puzzle at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center on Monday.
A section of South First Street in Hermiston will be closed during February and March as the city replaces a bridge over the canal near Southeast Crestline Drive.
A lawsuit against the Hermiston School District seeking $38.9 million alleging failure to protect a student from concussion harm has been moved to federal court, and documents from the school …
The city of Umatilla has a new public works director. Scott Coleman stepped into the role on Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Police arrested two people Friday morning after Blue Mountain Enforcement Narcotics team searched a Hermiston residence and found drugs.
In their first week in the new gymnasium, McNary Heights Elementary students are already using the extra space to their advantage.
BMCC trims field of 44 president applicants to nine
Carlos Joaquin Barragan of Hermiston used to run one of the largest illegal drug operations in northeast Oregon. Now he’s in jail for jewelry theft and ripping off a local car club.
The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office is getting new protective vests and tactical medical supplies.
HERMISTON — A Hermiston man is back in jail about five months after murder charges against him were dropped.
Less than two weeks into January, it’s a good bet that some New Year’s resolutions have already fallen by the wayside.
If dozens of new, qualified truck drivers popped into Umatilla County tomorrow, Bryan Medelez argued they would have no problem finding jobs.
New Year’s Eve started with a bang in Hermiston this year, but not as much of a bang as the city had hoped.
A handful of local “stars” will get schooled during the seventh annual Dancing with the Hermiston Stars.
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U.S. Rep. Greg Walden will hold a series of town hall meetings in 16 counties this month, including Umatilla and Morrow counties.
When and why did you move to Hermiston?
Children that use their Ready 2 Learn library card in the month of January will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win an early learning gift pack.
Free craft activities are available at the Hermiston Public Library.
A special service featuring fellowship and the singing of old hymns is planned at Victory Baptist Church.
Sitting in front of a group of his peers, a man named Corey Michaels unfolded two pieces of paper and, without knowing who they were from, began reading aloud.
A town hall meeting on state school funding is being hosted by the Oregon School Boards Association.
Lives were being saved at the Hermiston Public Library on Monday.
Jerome Martel Price of Hermiston faces his second criminal case in federal court in four years.
When Umatilla County’s first baby breathed her first breath on New Year’s Day at St. Anthony Hospital, her father watched from thousands of miles away at his base in Iraq.
A group of quilters from Grace and Mercy Lutheran Church recently boxed up 108 quilts to send to Lutheran World Relief.
In the coming weeks, the American Red Cross will hold several blood drives in the area
People looking for volunteer opportunities might consider Domestic Violence Services.
Debbie Pedro, former executive director of the Greater Hermiston Area Chamber of Commerce, will continue her work in economic development in a new position with the Columbia Development Authority.
The city of Hermiston is once again offering free Christmas tree recycling.
For some, the New Year’s Resolution Run was a chance to test limits with a brisk workout. For others, it was a chance to get out with friends and family and start the year off right. Each pers…
Laylah Sandoval began 2018 with a cancer diagnosis, but she started out 2019 with the disease in the rearview mirror.
Laylah Sandoval, 16, spent 2018 successfully battling with cancer. The Hermiston teen now has a new lease on life, having finished up her treatment in September, and is cancer free.
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Anyone who pulls into the 395 Quick Stop can travel the nation in a matter of seconds, running their eyes over a rainbow of license plates from every state covering the wall of the shop — but …
Low unemployment numbers in Oregon and around the nation can mean a change of pace for those that help others find work — employment and staffing agencies.
BOARDMAN, Ore. — What once aspired to be Oregon’s second-largest dairy with up to 30,000 cows, the failed Lost Valley Farm will soon be up for auction.
Brandt Koo has lived all around the world, but he said coming to Hermiston has made him realize one key truth.
Catherine O’Brien knew from the time she was in elementary school that she wanted to help deliver babies when she grew up.
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The First Amendment protects Americans’ right to free speech, and that includes their right to ask strangers for money.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown has established an office that will develop broadband opportunities for rural and underserved areas of the state. Brown signed an executive order to create the Orego…
HERMISTON — The city of Hermiston is once again offering free Christmas tree recycling.
The Greater Hermiston Community Foundation has reached its goal of raising $200,000 less than a year after taking its first donation.