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Hermiston parents will spend upwards of $30 at Walmart sending a fifth-grader to school with everything on their school supplies lists this year. It’s not a number everyone can pay, and an inc…

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Steve Yates, CEO of DC International Advisory, and a frequent Fox News commentator, is the special speaker at the Oregon Republican Party Dinner.

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UMATILLA — Political pundits may wring their hands about rural American communities in decline, but Umatilla is one small town that’s not going anywhere.

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UNION — The Oregon Department of Transportation announced via a press release Wednesday that the eastbound Exit 179 off-ramp on Interstate 84 to Interstate 82 will be closed for 24 hours begin…

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HERMISTON — The morning of July 9 was shaping up to be like any other for George Gritz as he sipped his coffee at the Pheasant Cafe downtown.

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HERMISTON — Hermiston police officer Mike Ellwood was on patrol early Wednesday when a vehicle caught his eye — a primer gray Chevrolet Impala with two semitruck tires strapped to the top.

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HERMISTON — The Hermiston School District is seeking applicants following the resignation of board member Dave Smith at Monday’s regular board meeting.

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After a day of interviewing seven candidates to handling design of the new Funland playground, the committee in charge of the decision has selected Wildwood Playgrounds of Medford to complete …

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Highlighting one of Hermiston’s signature crops, the inaugural Melon Fest is this weekend in Hermiston.

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The public is invited to shop for bargains while providing support to Eastern Oregon Mission programs and outreach.

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The 13th annual Hermiston Education Foundation fun run/walk will collect school supplies for local students.

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Brass Fire, a regional horn band featuring musicians based in Hermiston, Pendleton and beyond, will perform several upcoming shows.

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HERMISTON — As pigs roll around in the swine barn, and musicians draw crowds on the Main Stage, a dozen or so bales of straw provide seating for where the magic really happens — the Les Schwab…

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HERMISTON — The Oregon Legislature passed a balanced budget and funded new programs and projects this year. But Rep. Greg Smith, R-Heppner, is hoping that the next budget cycle will see a bett…

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HERMISTON — As the Umatilla County Fair opened its gates for business on Thursday, dark clouds rolled in overhead while a damp warmth clung to the air.

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HERMISTON — Two out of three Umatilla County commissioners support the county having a professional manager, but only one voted to put the proposal on the ballot.

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In the fall of 1918, preparations for the sixth annual Hog and Dairy show in Umatilla County were put to a screeching halt by the Spanish Influenza pandemic.

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The Department of Human Services Child Welfare program is roping in another fundraiser to help support its foster parent and child fund. Money raised will be used for Cabin Fever for Kids, a f…