Good Shepherd Health Care System has welcomed Dr. Stewart Swena to Good Shepherd Urgent Care.
The Hermiston Walmart is working on a remodel of the store that is expected to be complete in early summer 2021.
After months of closed doors, takeout or dining in tents, restaurants in Umatilla County are bringing diners back indoors for the first time since November 2020.
Morrow County and Tillamook County Creamery Association have announced another round of funding is available to assist small businesses affected by COVID-19.
A Umatilla County resident is suing a local agricultural operation for $300,000, claiming the company fired her in retaliation for making a complaint to government agencies about health and sa…
Farmers will likely see dry conditions this spring and summer as La Nina returns, meteorologist Art Douglas says.
WASHINGTON — Skye Krebs, a native of Ione, was elected to the Region V vice president for policy for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association during its regional caucus.
The Oregon Department of Revenue began processing state income tax returns on Friday, Feb. 12.
The Blue Mountain Community College Small Business Development Center is offering free training and other resources for small local businesses.
A $47 million irrigation project expected to provide a significant boost to the Columbia Basin’s economy is now complete.
The AARP Foundation is offering free tax help for senior citizens at the Port of Morrow offices, on 2 Marine Drive in Boardman, every Friday from Feb. 5 through April 9.
Echo School’s latest addition has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects.
SALEM — While people often associate Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration with fines and inspections, OSHA also offers services to help businesses avoid workplace hazards in …
HERMISTON — Hermiston Chamber of Commerce CEO Kimberly Rill is stepping down on Feb. 12.
As the pandemic marches on, so do many local restaurants.
Twin Rivers Heating and Cooling LLC is now open for business in Hermiston.
STANFIELD — Settlement of a class action lawsuit on behalf of Stanfield residents against 3D Idapro Solutions is winding down.
Applications are due Jan. 20 to fill two vacant seats on the Oregon Board of Agriculture.
BOARDMAN — The Port of Morrow, in partnership with regional industries, is announcing more than 50 summer internships available for the summer 2021 season. Prospective interns can choose from …
Hermiston’s food truck pod on Orchard Avenue will be getting a new addition soon.
Rogers Toyota opened its location in Hermiston on Wednesday, Dec. 16.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture has withdrawn its updated state hemp plan submitted to USDA in August after Congress voted to delay implementation of new production rules through Sept. 30, 2021.
Small businesses in Oregon struggling with a drop in income due to the COVID-19 pandemic will receive some tax relief, Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday, Dec. 14. Brown ordered the elimination …
The Hermiston Herald recently welcomed Kelly Schwirse to its staff as the newspaper’s new multimedia consultant.
The first phase of the Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility in Morrow County is now operational.
Grant Kitamura is leaving the Oregon Board of Agriculture because he is moving to Idaho.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Eastern Oregon chambers of commerce are warning local businesses of a protest effort that could target them.
UMATILLA COUNTY — It was 33 degrees during lunchtime on Friday, Dec. 4, but that didn’t stop some restaurants from offering outdoor dining.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Umatilla County businesses can now apply to receive economic support from the state-funded CARES Act, which provided the county with up to $1.18 million in funds to be distri…
The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is encouraging residents to shop local during the holiday season.
HERMISTON — Club 24’s Oregon locations and the Hermiston Athletic Club are closed at the request of Oregon’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration.
UMATILLA — Dollar General could be coming to Umatilla.
A spokeswoman for R.D. Offutt Co., which owns Threemile Canyon Farms, said Myers died Dec. 1 at his home of natural causes.
ROSEBURG — Cryptocurrency used to be the province of the tech-savvy, but it could be more accessible to Umatilla County residents in 2021.
HERMISTON — After Gov. Kate Brown announced restaurants will be able to offer outdoor dining under all levels of COVID-19 restrictions, the city of Hermiston is offering up use of its parking …
PENDLETON — As Medicare’s Dec. 7 deadline for enrollment approaches, local dentists hope people will make plans for caring for their oral health.
Like everything else, the holiday shopping season will look a little different this year.
SALEM — Business Oregon is seeking applicants from businesses in the Eastern Oregon region to meet geographic distribution targets for the round of grant funding it previously announced on Wed…
Restaurant and other business organizations say the $55 million promised by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown for pandemic relief is a good first step, but not nearly enough to prevent widespread closure…
Cortes General Contractor LLC in Hermiston is now open for business.
HEPPNER — The Board of Directors of BEO Bancorp voted recently to declare a $0.95 per share dividend for 2020. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of Dec. 8, payable on or b…
HERMISTON — As gyms and most other recreational facilities shut down under Gov. Kate Brown’s executive order for a two-week “freeze,” some Umatilla County gyms are taking unique steps to stay open.
A new hotel has opened its doors in Boardman.
Hermiston Floral Shop is now open for business.
Cuts of Love, an event originally scheduled for Nov. 22, has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions on gathering implemented during the state's two-week "pause."
PENDLETON — Readers of the East Oregonian will see a new byline in the paper starting next week as Bryce Dole joins the newspaper.
LAKEVIEW — The Eastern Oregon Healthy Living Alliance has received a $1,500 from the Wildhorse Foundation to support dental and mental health programs in Eastern Oregon, the organization annou…
Hermiston residents with a craving for something sweet can now visit Dough Cookies, which held its grand opening on Saturday, Nov. 7.
Umatilla Electric Cooperative received a $3 million federal loan to finance major energy efficiency upgrades that will reduce energy waste and cut costs for residents of Umatilla County.
A report from John L. Scott Real Estate shows Hermiston remains a seller’s market when it comes to homes.
A local barber is hoping to give Hermiston’s residents in need a fresh new look with a new project he calls Cuts of Love.
PENDLETON — When Nick Tinhof winds down his shift on Tuesday, Nov. 3, he realizes it will be the end of an era at the East Oregonian.
HERMISTON — Good Shepherd Health Care System's annual community meeting highlighted the ups and downs of an unusual year for the hospital and its clinics.
Good Shepherd Health Care System is holding its annual community meeting virtually this year.
U.S. Cellular announced an expansion of 5G coverage to Hermiston, Boardman, Irrigon and Umatilla. 5G — which stands for “fifth generation” — is the fastest data transmission technology mobile …