Oregon would no longer require a prescription for medicines containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine under a bill that has cleared the House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal Restaurant Revitalization Fund is now taking applications.
HERMISTON — The developer for a proposed natural gas plant outside Hermiston is reviewing an offer from a potential buyer who expressed interest in continuing the project.
Both incumbents up for reelection for Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s board of directors kept their seats.
HERMISTON — Perennial Power Holdings has abandoned plans to build a natural gas power plant outside of Hermiston amid litigation brought by environmental groups.
HERMISTON — When Hermiston Raceway opens on May 1, there will be a little something for all racing fans.
Good Shepherd Health Care System has welcomed two new physiatrists to the Good Shepherd Medical Group’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinic.
High school students, college students and other job seekers are invited to connect with potential employers at the Career Connect Virtual College and Job Fair on Wednesday, April 28.
A new warehouse starting construction in Hermiston is expected to hire 75 to 100 people once it is completed later this year.
A new Umatilla business will hold its grand opening on Saturday, April 10.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is moving to a larger building.
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…
UMATILLA COUNTY — State and federal COVID-19 relief legislation will present more grant opportunities to businesses in April.
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.
HERMISTON — Columbia Basin Bioscience, a CBD extraction company based in Hermiston, announced on Wednesday, March 17, that it has received a Current Good Manufacturing Practice certification.
HERMISTON — Kristina Olivas has been chosen as the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce's new chief executive officer.
SALEM — Morrow County has been lowered from the moderate coronavirus risk category to lower risk, allowing restaurants, fitness and entertainment facilities to open at greater capacities, acco…
House Speaker Tina Kotek says she wants to see a legislative fast track for an extension of Oregon’s moratorium on residential foreclosures.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The National Corn Yield Contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from across the country for their efforts and exceptional resu…
The state's Commercial Rent Relief Program opened on Monday, March 8, for small businesses and their landlords affected by COVID-19.
SALEM — Counties that might fall back into the state's most restrictive extreme risk level for COVID-19 spread will be given a two-week grace period on heightened restrictions, Gov. Kate Brown…
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.
LA GRANDE — A local nonprofit is looking to find some wings to help entrepreneurial enterprises get off the ground in Eastern Oregon.
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.