Ace Hardware is expanding to Boardman.
Now in its 47th year, the farm fair is a signature showcase for Oregon State University's Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center, or HAREC, which serves nearly 500,000 acres of i…
Construction is underway for a new office building for Barnett & Moro.
If you receive a letter in October stating you will receive a check from the state of Oregon in November, don’t throw it out — it’s not a scam.
BOARDMAN — Boardman Generating Station went offline for good on Thursday, Oct. 15, marking an end to Oregon’s coal-burning era.
SAIF’s preparation for its 2020-2021 agricultural safety seminars has been more challenging than in years past.
Good Shepherd Health Care System has added a new Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB/GYN) to its medical staff at Good Shepherd Women’s Center.
Umatilla rolled out the red carpet — figuratively speaking — on Saturday, Oct. 3, for three new businesses.
HERMISTON — The new Panelview RV Park near Hermiston is the first of its kind to provide solar shade canopy solar arrays, meaning on a sunny day more energy could be produced than a motorhome can use.
The Hermiston Herald took home the top prize for newspapers in its size category in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual Better Newspapers Contest.
After 45 years with PNGC Power, Umatilla Electric Cooperative is striking out on its own for power purchases.
The Hermiston 2020 Farm Fair will take place Dec. 2-4 in a digital format, according to the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce.
Free personal protective equipment is available to small businesses in Oregon.
A Hermiston-based business was named Oregon Boutique of the Year by The Boutique Hub, an online community of boutiques around the world.
SALEM — Oregonians will be able to get hard liquor delivered directly to their home even after the pandemic is over.
WorkSource Oregon’s Hermiston office is hosting a drive-thru job fair on Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rae’s Dayz Donuts & Etc. brought Umatilla residents together on Saturday, Sept. 19, for celebration of the bakery’s grand opening — and doughnuts.
The Spot, a new doughnut delivery service in Hermiston, got a chance to deliver some sweetness to employees of Good Shepherd Health Care System on Sept. 11.
Aspen Springs Psychiatric Hospital in Hermiston is officially taking patients.
BottleDrop customers can donate their can and bottle deposits to firefighting efforts in Oregon.
MISSION — The yearlong construction at Wildhorse Resort & Casino that adds a bowling center, food court and arcade is nearly done and will open to the public by the end of September. Howev…
What do you do when opening a restaurant is your dream, but a global pandemic keeps shutting restaurants down?
It took longer than expected, but Pho Quan Vietnamese Cuisine has opened in Hermiston.
Travelers along the 100 block of Hermiston Avenue in Hermiston may have noticed that some of the stores have a much different look.
SEATTLE — When an American worker loses their job due to competition created by international trade, the Trade Adjustment Act provides funding for that worker to be retrained for a new job. A …
UMATILLA COUNTY — Umatilla and Morrow counties didn’t add any new workplaces to the Oregon Health Authority’s weekly list of COVID-19 outbreaks for Wednesday, Sept. 2.
When patrons return to their favorite bars and restaurants, some of them may look a little different since the last time they visited.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Eastern Oregon hospitals are partnering to launch a new health insurance option.
After a monthlong hiatus, the Maxwell Market will reopen Thursday, Aug. 27, with the help of grants from the city of Hermiston and Umatilla County.
SALEM — Oregon Farm Bureau invites the public to submit their best photos of Oregon agriculture for a chance to be featured in the 2021 Oregon’s Bounty Calendar.
For now, The Spot is more a state of mind than a physical location, but its owners hope that won’t be the case forever.
Businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program funds are no doubt aware that all or a portion of the loan is forgivable if funds are used according to program requirements.
Tammy Dennee was hired Aug. 13 to lead the industry lobbying group, representing 1,800 rancher members across the state.
As the economy continues to shift due to the pandemic, Umatilla Electric Cooperative is reminding area entrepreneurs of its revolving loan fund.
SALEM — A new analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows Oregon has lost the most jobs per capita to trade and offshoring, according to the nonprofit Trade Justice Education Fund.
Businesses that received a Paycheck Protection Program loan now have more information available on how they can go about seeking forgiveness of that loan.
The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is hoping for some new neighbors.
HERMISTON — Express Employment Professionals will be holding a drive-thru job fair on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of its offices at 120 E. Hurlburt Ave. in Hermiston.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Money from the federal government’s COVID-19 relief package continues to trickle down to Umatilla County, which is using some of it for a small business COVID-19 relief grant…
Good Shepherd Health Care System has welcomed Dr. David Shanley, a family medicine physician, to the Good Shepherd Primary Care Clinic at 620 N.W. 11th St., Suite 103, in Hermiston.
UMATILLA COUNTY — The Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation has $370,000 in state grant funds available for small businesses and 501 (c) (3) nonprofits in Eastern Oregon.
The Hermiston Walmart is closed on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1-2 and plans to reopen Monday, Aug. 3 at 7 a.m.
The new government mandated restrictions under Phase 2 have affected some businesses in Hermiston.
HERMISTON — Good Shepherd Health Care System has chosen Brian Sims as its next president and CEO.
A free, virtual Regional Nutrient Cycling Soil Health and Food Safety Conference will take place in the Pacific Northwest on Oct. 27-29.
When the Hermiston Athletic Club opens, it will be the first gym in Oregon to have a Parisi speed school, according to its manager.
As the federal government releases more information about the Paycheck Protection Program, the stimulus money for businesses affected by COVID-19 is being credited with helping save thousands …
When I spoke with Salud Campos of the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce recently, she told me the chamber is planning several grand openings for new businesses in the Umatilla area.
The Tri-Cities Cancer Center, which has a satellite office in Hermiston, is offering free virtual classes to the community.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is encouraging workers and members of the public to use its online reporting tool when reporting workplace hazards.
PENDLETON — The impact of COVID-19 has left many people without a job or in need of new skills across the nation. The Training and Employment Consortium has funding available to aid adults and…
Kurt Bendixsen, owner of Bendixsen Law, is retiring and passing his 40-year-old business to his son Cameron Bendixsen.
On July 1, Walmart announced it had met its goal of hiring more than 250,000 veterans nationwide by the end of 2020.
One of the biggest projects Hermiston has currently “in the works” is a potential new homeless shelter.
Since COVID-19 hit, it’s been out with the old and in with the new at Riverside Sports Bar in Umatilla.