The city of Hermiston is hoping to see a new skate park in town next summer.
Hermiston city councilors discussed their top priorities for the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center and whether it was too late to change the center's name on Monday.
The public is invited to an event that celebrates lives touched by organ donations and transplants.
Jeanne Bedolla, an advocate and project coordinator with Domestic Violence Services, said insight can be drawn from the recent chaos caused by Mother Nature.
The Hermiston City Council paved the way on Monday for a new 54-lot subdivision.
For a handful of co-workers at Hermiston’s Columbia Bank, it’s been “Taco Tuesday” almost every day of the week.
A large selection of toys, books, gifts and games are featured in the spring Collective Goods sale.
The Umatilla County Fire District's HazMat team responded to Two Rivers Correctional Institution on Monday, after an employee in the prison's mail room said he opened an envelope, smelled a su…
The Blue Mountain Old Time Fiddlers encourage people to kick up their heels during an upcoming performance in Irrigon.
The Hermiston Friends of the Library are hosting a Spring Fling.
A breakfast fundraiser will benefit the Irrigon Multicultural Arts Center.
A variety of vendor booths are featured during the Friends of the Irrigon Library Spring Bazaar.
A story that has been passed down over more than two millennia continued its journey through time on Friday in Hermiston.
It may be one of Hermiston's most anticipated events of 2019: Ranch & Home opened Friday.
Hermiston City Council will kick off their Monday meeting with a work session to discuss the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center.
Many teachers around the state will stage walkouts on May 8, to demand better support for education from the Oregon Legislature. But Hermiston and Umatilla’s teachers decided not to participat…
Hermiston’s new food truck pod Third Street Eats wasn’t officially set to open until May, but a few trucks have already begun serving up food on the site.
Katie Lompa, community assistance forester with the Oregon Department of Forestry, gets Echo elementary students to stretch like trees while while giving a presentation of Tree City on Thursda…
Echo kindergartners draw pictures to put in a time capsule during Arbor Day festivities Thursday in Echo.
When Echo first became a “Tree City USA,” none of the school’s students were born. But as it celebrated its 30th anniversary as a Tree City on Thursday, Echo city staff and teachers taught the…
The water has mostly receded from Riverfront Park in Hermiston, but the park remains closed due to flooding damage.
Hailed as one of the top acoustic blues guitarists, Terry Robb is offering a guitar workshop in Pendleton.
Romance and adventure is the theme of an upcoming drama performance at Irrigon High School.
The Inland Northwest Musicians are celebrating “20 Years of Moving Music.”
Seniors, veterans and people with disabilities are invited to a Wellness, Safety, Resource Fair.
A small crowd turned up at the northeast edge of Hermiston on Wednesday, to see the site where a water tower will soon stand.
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Umatilla is looking at between $3.2 million and $4.3 million to replace its pedestrian bridge across the Umatilla River.
Area churches and organizations are getting a jump start on the Easter bunny, offering fun weekend activities to celebrate Easter.
SALEM — Don’t wait until the last minute to apply for controlled hunts this year, ODFW advises.
Hermiston Police Chaplain Terry Cummings is encouraging everyone to participate in this year’s National Law Enforcement Appreciation Week.
Umatilla County and several of its cities have declared a state of emergency as flooding damages structures.
If bowling is up your alley, you’re invited to participate in a tournament fundraiser to benefit The Arc Umatilla County.
Thought-provoking concepts centering around belonging and a sense of place are featured in Blue Mountain Community College’s Arts & Culture Series. Alison Timmons, series chairperson and B…
It’s almost time to put on your dancing shows — tickets are available for Me and My Prince Ball.
The Hermiston Downtown District is calling all artists to help celebrate the arrival of spring by joining the Hermiston Art Festival.
The upcoming performance of the Inland Northwest Orchestra will feature several Young Artists Competition winners, including a Hermiston High School senior.
People are invited to find bargains and help support Eastern Oregon Mission programs and outreach.
An Adult Easter Egg Hunt will help raise money for Echo Girl Scout Troop 10298.
Umatilla County residents got rid of literal tons of junk on Saturday at the city of Hermiston’s annual Free Recycling Day. The city hauled away everything from scrap metal to tires to unused paint.
Some Hermiston residents will now be able to benefit from a national program that provides real estate assistance to teachers, health care workers, firefighters, law enforcement, emergency med…
A pedestrian bridge connecting Umatilla's South Hill with downtown partially collapsed on Sunday morning.
UMATILLA - Oregon State Police reported a semi driver died Friday night in a crash near Umatilla.
Data on everything from Umatilla County residents' marijuana use to their blood pressure will be available to the public at a Community Health Assessment Rollout meeting.
A second Hermiston man is on the hook for the 2018 shooting death of Erik Navarrete.
Less than a year after purchasing Carlson’s Umatilla Drug, Columbia River Health is closing the pharmacy on April 30.
SALEM — Two elements make budgeting a painful math exercise for the Umatilla School District: employee health benefits and retirement benefits.
Umatilla County officials anticipate a 3.2% bump in value in the coming fiscal year, but don’t expect to see new programs.
Hermiston Police have arrested a man in a June 2018 murder, and may make more arrests related to the homicide in coming days.
Small towns can sometimes attract big talent, and Brian Morizi fits the bill.
A new apartment complex is coming to Hermiston in the spring of 2020.
Emotional support and resources are available for family, friends and caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
A dramatic and moving re-enactment of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is being presented by Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church.