It is almost three months until Christmas Day, but Shannon Gallagher already is in full gear. The owner of the home-based business Shannon’s AmazBalls, Gallagher is making her regular products and adding a few more.
WALLOWA COUNTY — It’s no secret that employers across the state are struggling to find workers. Business owners collectively furrow their brow at the trickle of job applications as more and mo…
Business is booming, according to Andrew Lamb, Infinity Watch Collectibles owner. His store in Umatilla is flush with customers. This is good news for the Umatilla resident, as his success is …
HERMISTON — OMG! Burgers & Brew is opening in downtown Hermiston on Oct. 1. It is the second location for the popular restaurant, which has operated in Pendleton for more than three years.
The Hermiston Food Pod will close temporarily starting Sept. 30, but it will return after about a month, bigger and better than ever, according to Clinton Spencer, planning director for the ci…
The Dollar General in Umatilla now is open.
The Umatilla Electric Cooperative Business Resource Center on Tuesday, Sept. 14, announced the hire of Diana Cobian to provide Spanish translation services for business owners and entrepreneurs.
Oregon’s Energy Facility Siting Council at its next meeting plans to discuss granting extensions to the Boardman Solar Energy Facility.
Two new nurse practitioners are coming to Hermiston. Rivercrest Behavioral Health & Wellness is adding Carrie McCartney and Alexis Grimm to its Hermiston location. This comes at a time whe…
LA GRANDE — Enterprise isn’t the largest town in Eastern Oregon, with a population of 2,052. But it’s just a few miles from the ever-popular town of Joseph and its vistas across Wallowa Lake t…
With record job growth in Oregon, Whitney Keatman never imagined she would have problems finding workers for her Scott Street location of Sparrow Bakery in Bend.
Techla Fish and Travis Mix have had some ups and downs during the pandemic. On a sad note, they have lost family. They also have gotten sick with COVID-19, twice. In short, this has been a try…
The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce expects to move into its newly remodeled building in the coming weeks, about the same time it will say goodbye to its CEO.
Angela Pursel and Alexis McCarthy, owners of a new Hermiston bookstore, are surprised by their success.
A program to encourage visits to the city’s restaurants soon begins under a partnership between the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce and city of Hermiston.
A business that recently opened in Umatilla features clogging.
Threemile Canyon Farms has hired a new president following the unexpected death of founder and general manager Marty Myers in December 2020.
The Umatilla Electric Cooperative recently announced winners of its UEC Youth Entrepreneur Contest.
HERMISTON — Every morning, families across Umatilla County click their lights on, flip the switch on their coffee makers and take showers warmed by an electric current. Their workplaces are ai…
Laura Rivera jumped in with both feet and has no plans to look back.
HERMISTON — With a shock of teal and brick, Delish Bistro reopens at its new location at 1619 N. First St. in Hermiston in just a few short weeks. The move launches the restaurant from a cramp…
Lawyers working to get Easterday farming and ranching operations through bankruptcy reorganization have racked up nearly $4.7 million in fees and expenses in four months.
Growers are now pushing for solutions that can help farms adapt to increasingly hot and dry conditions, while also tapping into financial incentives for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to cu…
LA GRANDE — The Oregon Employment Department reported the number of residents in Eastern Oregon receiving unemployment benefits is lower now than it was before the pandemic started.
HERMISTON — Hermiston’s watermelon crop is hanging in there despite being pounded by a record-breaking heat wave.
Good Shepherd Health Care System recently welcomed Dr. Kyle Duncan, a board certified podiatrist.
A billboard advertising positions at Northwood Manufacturing and Outdoors RV along Island Avenue on June 28, 2021. The recreational vehicle manufacturer in La Grande has faced an increase in d…
Tesia Hunsucker is hoping more people will shop locally for art supplies now that she has opened a craft store in Umatilla.
Shipping problems are causing a fireworks shortage at local stands, according to suppliers.
HERMISTON — The past year has been tough on restaurants, but the industry is showing signs of life in Umatilla County as entrepreneurs take the plunge with new ventures.
As businesses reopen, extend their hours or bring workers back to the office for the first time since the pandemic began, Energy Trust of Oregon is reminding them it is a good opportunity to e…
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…
Delish Bistro in Hermiston is currently closed, but the closure is temporary as the restaurant moves to a new, larger location.
Longtime Hermiston business Heller & Sons Distributing will be losing the Heller name after the family sold the business to Carson Oil.
Area growers and crafters were showing off their wares Thursday, May 27, on the opening day of the Maxwell Market.
Moda Health is working to address shortfalls in rural access to dental care with the opening of Arrow Dental in Hermiston.
Dr. Silvia Rondon has been named as the new director of the Oregon Integrated Pest Management Center.
HERMISTON — There’s a small orange note that Michael Gormley, the owner of Neighborhood Books & Gifts in downtown Hermiston, plans to show his customers in the coming days.
A year ago the Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s Business Resource Center opened to assist its business customers navigate federal and state relief funding opportunities affected by COVID-19 res…
The Maxwell Market opens for the 2021 season on Thursday, May 27, at the Maxwell Siding Event Center and Pavilion in Hermiston.
Book lovers have a new local option to get their reading fix with the opening of The Next Chapter Bookstore.
Ridership in the Workforce On-demand Ride Cooperative (WORC) rebounded in the first quarter of 2021 as more residents used the service to access jobs at grocery, retail, and fast food establis…
Farm groups in Oregon are pushing back against an initiative petition that would remove protections for livestock producers under the state's animal cruelty laws.
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…