HERMISTON — The Hermiston City Council will discuss giving up 7.18 acres of land for a proposed senior housing project during the council’s Monday, April 12, meeting.
HERMISTON — Just months after opening Aspen Springs Psychiatric Hospital in Hermiston, Lifeways, Inc. has announced it is closing the hospital due to difficulties staffing it.
PENDLETON — The American Red Cross is urging healthy individuals to celebrate National Volunteer Month in April by donating lifesaving blood, platelets and plasma.
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A new warehouse starting construction in Hermiston is expected to hire 75 to 100 people once it is completed later this year.
Umatilla County will move to moderate risk level for COVID-19 on Friday, April 9, according to an announcement from Gov. Kate Brown.
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District have resumed use of bird-deterring lasers, and will be testing a long-range acoustic device to prevent birds from preying o…
A new Umatilla business will hold its grand opening on Saturday, April 10.
HERMISTON — A man who fought a police officer in Hermiston on Monday, April 5, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assaulting a public safety officer, according…
HERMISTON — The Cotterell sisters, armed with masks, a cellphone flashlight and Hadley’s self-proclaimed “night vision,” clutched their bags as the countdown commenced.
There were plenty of congratulations to go around on Friday, April 2, as the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce handed out its Distinguished Citizen Awards for 2019 and 2020.
HERMISTON — American Legion Post 37 and American Legion Auxiliary unit 37 are looking for a new home, according to the post's commander, Glenn Bradley.
As summer plans hang on the race between COVID-19 vaccines and the spread of new, more contagious COVID-19 variants, some major Umatilla County events are trying to plan ahead the best they can.
The city of Boardman is sponsoring a community-wide cleanup effort during the month of April.
MORROW COUNTY — The Morrow County Public Health Department is partnering with state and federal officials to hold several COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the coming weeks.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — A casting call for a road trip movie that will film in Central Oregon in the summer of 2021 is seeking teens and young adults ages 18-25 of all backgrounds, ethnicities and …
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Cascade Natural Gas is offering a debt relief program for residential customers whose bills are past due because of financial hardship.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is moving to a larger building.
Hermiston School District will open online registration for next year's kindergarten class on Monday, April 12.
MEACHAM — Construction will slow traffic on Interstate 84 between Meacham and Spring Creek for the next two years.
HERMISTON — A sewer line backed up along West Hartley Avenue in Hermiston on Wednesday, March 31.
The CFTC charges were filed in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Washington one day after Cody Easterday pleaded guilty in the same court to committing wire fraud against Tyson Foods and ano…
PENDLETON — Umatilla County Public Health announced on Wednesday, March 31, that Oregon Health Authority gave the county approval to start vaccinating people in Phase 1B Group 7 effective immediately.
HERMISTON — Umatilla River Road between Northeast 11th Street and Cooney Lane outside Hermiston is closed for the next three to four weeks for construction.
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The monthly community breakfast at the Stanfield Community Center returns Saturday, April 3, from 7-10 a.m. at 225 W. Roosevelt.
PENDLETON — Officials in Umatilla and Morrow counties are ramping up vaccine efforts after receiving approval from the state on Monday, March 22, to broaden eligibility to agricultural workers…
Local artists' work is on display on a monthly basis at the Boardman Public Library.
HERMISTON — Joe Hodge is an apartment dweller with a green thumb.
Hermiston FFA student
UMATILLA COUNTY — Strong winds whipped through the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, March 28, causing damage in Eastern Oregon.
Three local law enforcement officers recently completed requirements for the Basic Police Class through the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
Oregon wildlife and agriculture officials have confirmed the presence of a deadly virus in feral domestic rabbits in a Portland suburb, sparking concerns the disease could spread to wild rabbi…
UMATILLA COUNTY — State and federal COVID-19 relief legislation will present more grant opportunities to businesses in April.
The deadline for a pair of scholarships that Chapter 10 of the Oregon School Employee Association (OSEA) offers annually is Tuesday, April 20.
Prizes will be awarded for the Bookworms Spring Reading Challenge in Beanstack.
Altrusa International of Hermiston recently presented three recipients with a Dorothy Juve Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded each spring to worthy individuals who are approximat…
An experiential awareness event that helps raise money returns for the seventh year to help Domestic Violence Services.
Blue Mountain Community College has been awarded a Grow Your Own grant to develop a Teacher Pathway Partnership for future Latinx teachers.
HERMISTON — Kirby Nagelhout Construction will build both of Hermiston's new elementary school buildings.
The world was on lockdown last Easter, but this year churches and other community organizations are looking forward to celebrating with more in-person opportunities as Easter approaches on Sun…
The city of Hermiston Parks and Recreation and Hermiston Rotary Club are teaming up to donate 1,500 trees to the community for the the 35th annual Arbor Day Tree Giveaway.
25 YEARS AGO
When Darrell “Pete” Rollins entered inpatient treatment for addiction at Eastern Oregon Recovery Center in Pendleton, he didn’t think anything counselors there had to teach him would work.
Hermiston School District announced on Tuesday, March 23, that all students will return to in-person classes full time, five days a week starting April 13.
A new state housing law taking effect soon is forcing adjustments to Hermiston’s residential codes.
Procrastinators will have more time to get their taxes in after the Internal Revenue Service announced it was extending the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax …
The city of Umatilla is holding a citywide spring cleaning day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 10.
Commercial Tire announced last week that the company is now 100% employee owned.
Hermiston residents have a new transportation option with the arrival of Bird Scooters.
UMATILLA COUNTY — This May, thousands of Umatilla County residents will get something that isn’t supposed to be novel in a democracy — a choice.