HERMISTON — The city of Hermiston is hoping to leverage some of its American Rescue Plan dollars to push the timeline up for a road project that would create a new east-west corridor through town.
HERMISTON — Tina Thomas remembers the day in the early 2000s when she marched to Hermiston City Hall on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Nearly two decades after President Ronald Reagan signed a bi…
HERMISTON — Traffic on Highway 207 northeast of Hermiston is undergoing some disruption due to a hole in the road.
The Hermiston Classics Car Club is getting revved up for its 25th annual car show.
The city of Hermiston has reduced all watering of its parks by 10% in response to a chlorine shortage across four states.
A four-person scramble golf tournament will benefit people in need in the community.
The Hermiston High School class of 2011 is planning a reunion event July 9-10.
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HERMISTON — As newly vaccinated patients are resuming their normal preventative health care, some are finding those appointments they skipped during the pandemic have consequences.
Umatilla County remains in high risk status for COVID-19 restrictions for at least another week, according to updated risk levels released by Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday, June 15.
Eastern Oregon counties are enacting burn bans in response to drought conditions.
Granite Construction will handle a revamp of Riverfront Park after the Hermiston City Council awarded a bid for the project during their Monday, June 14, meeting.
Housing developers will have to adjust to new rules and new prices after the Hermiston City Council adopted several housing-related changes during their Monday, June 14, meeting.
Hermiston Parks and Recreation summer camps and classes will be more accessible this year thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation.
It may not be a big city subway system yet, but Hermiston’s public transportation system has grown with the city’s population.
The Stanfield School District, Stanfield Public Library and Stanfield Parks & Recreation recently received a grant that will benefit youth in the community.
Dispatcher Deena Josue of the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office recently completed a three-week basic telecommunications course at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem.
Produce, vendors, food, entertainment and games for the kids are featured during this weekend’s Echo Market.
New and handcrafted goods are available during a summer bazaar in Hermiston.
For a chance to get your car all shiny clean while supporting the Fusion Student Ministry, a car wash will be held in Hermiston.
A kids’ bike rodeo (bring your own bicycle) and helmet fittings, free car seat checks and installations, and educational booths are all a part of a Family Safety Awareness Event presented by G…
Our Lady of Angels Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court #1692 recently held a bake sale to raise money for TruCare Pregnancy Clinic in Hermiston. Catholic Daughters Regent Kristi Smalley p…
Four finalists remain in competition to become Blue Mountain Community College’s new president.
HERMISTON — The city of Hermiston will break ground on a new industrial park project on Wednesday, July 7.
SALEM — Eastern Oregon lawmakers are calling for the state to end supplemental unemployment benefits to help out-of-work Oregonians endure the pandemic, saying the programs have spurred a work…
SALEM — Umatilla County Circuit Court Judge and Oregon National Guard Brigadier General Daniel Hill retired from his position in the military on Saturday, June 5, according to a press release.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston City Council has a busy agenda for its Monday, June 14, meeting as the end of the fiscal year draws near.
PENDLETON — Lifeways is not going down without a fight.
The public is invited to bring a big appetite and get ready to have fun as the Hermiston Cultural Awareness Coalition hosts a Juneteenth Celebration.
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Delish Bistro in Hermiston is currently closed, but the closure is temporary as the restaurant moves to a new, larger location.
Umatilla County will remain in the high risk category for COVID-19 for at least another week, according to the updated categories released by Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday, June 9.
Republican Alek Skarlatos is making another bid for a seat in Oregon’s 4th Congressional District. The former Oregon National Guard soldier garnered 46.2% of the votes during the Nov. 2020 ele…
With such influences as the Rolling Stones, Muddy Waters and Townes Van Zandt, The Wasteland Kings add their own unique twist to the Americana sound. The La Grande-based band will take the sta…
When Christians share their faith-based experiences, it offers a message of hope that many people are looking for, said Chris Hankel, senior pastor at New Hope Community Church.
HERMISTON — Local members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4750 of Hermiston said the state VFW leadership revoked the post's charter.
The Greater Hermiston Community Foundation announced grants to six nonprofits and one city ranging from $5,000 to $1,000 for its 2021 grant cycle.
WALLOWA COUNTY — People with mobility issues soon will have a much easier time getting to and from sidewalks in Eastern Oregon, according to an Oregon Department of Transportation press release.
PENDLETON — Travelers can expect delays, loose rock, flaggers and single-lane traffic as the Oregon Department of Transportation begins chip sealing a 13-mile section of Highway 207 starting J…
UMATILLA COUNTY — The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office identified Jason Post as the deputy who drown Saturday, June 5, while on the Minam River in Wallowa County.
PENDLETON — Lifeways, a community mental health provider that has served Umatilla County for 14 years, is protesting the county’s decision to award a contract to a new mental health and addict…
PENDLETON — Umatilla County organizations have the opportunity to receive funding if they assist COVID-19 vaccination efforts as part of a new program to drive up the county’s dismal vaccinati…
HERMISTON — As they walked out the door of Hermiston High School for the last time, there were mixed emotions from the Class of 2021.
The Hermiston Family Aquatic Center will kick off the summer season on Saturday, June 12.
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Nearly all COVID-19 restrictions could be lifted in as early as just over two weeks, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday, June 4.
Ranked on a list of top flea markets in Washington, the Love of Junk offers shoppers cool finds, salvaged materials, repurposed objects and vintage items for the home, garden or gift giving. I…
The board of directors of the Oregon Trail Library District recently adopted a fine-free policy.
The Government Finance Officers Association recently recognized the city of Umatilla with a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.
United Pendleton Pride invites area LGBTQIA+ people and their allies to celebrate Pride Month.
All ages are welcome during an evening of playing Yu-Gi-Oh!, a Japanese trading card game. The event will feature casual card play, a chance to try out new decks, trade cards with others and m…
Longtime Hermiston business Heller & Sons Distributing will be losing the Heller name after the family sold the business to Carson Oil.