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HERMISTON — The Altrusa International Foundation of Hermiston is seeking nominations for the annual Outstanding Young Citizen award. This award is presented at the Hermiston Chamber of Commerc…

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The Oregon FFA is more financially secure after a donation of $500,000 from Northwest Farm Credit Services to establish an “Oregon FFA Today and Tomorrow” endowment.

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STANFIELD — A 13-week Christ-centered Griefshare support group begins Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Stanfield Baptist Church, 310 E. Wheeler Ave.

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UMATILLA — All residents of Umatilla are eligible for a free food giveaway sponsored by the Umatilla Fire Department on Saturday, Dec. 18, from noon to 4 p.m. at McNary Fire Station, 305 Willa…

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HERMISTON — Hermiston High School drama students will present "A Christmas Carol: the Radio Play" on Wednesday, Dec. 16. To stream the free performance, visit Youtube.com/HSD Communications. P…

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The Umatilla County Public Health Department is partnering with local Hispanic outreach groups to distribute COVID-19 kits to Spanish-speaking farmworkers. The kits, which include cloth masks,…

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Hermiston resident Lisa Koester is hoping to spark some extra Christmas spirit this year by encouraging all Hermiston residents to stand outside and ring bells at 6 p.m. for two minutes on Chr…

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HERMISTON — The final garage sale of 2020 at Agape House, 500 W. Harper Road, is planned for Saturday, Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the center's parking lot. The food bank also will be op…

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HERMISTON — Hermiston's annual Festival of Trees is canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns, but Kiwanis Club and the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation still raised money for a good cause.

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ECHO — The Echo Toy Run was begun by Al Sells, who organized the event for 15 years until his death in 2019 in a motorcycle crash. The event has been carried on in his name by friends and fami…

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The United Way of the Blue Mountains has been chosen to receive funding for Phase 38 under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to supplement emergency food and s…

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MILTON-FREEWATER — An Open Oregon/Stop the Steal rolling rally will be staged on Saturday, Nov. 28, beginning at 11 a.m. at the corner of Northwest Eighth Avenue and North Main Street in Milto…

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HERMISTON — The Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will bring "The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge, or A Christmas Carol" to Eastern Oregon via a virtual performance Dec. 6-13, courtesy of the Hermis…

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Guidelines imposed because of COVID-19 have altered how people work, socialize and participate in recreational activities. Stay home orders, social distancing and restrictions on group gatheri…

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HERMISTON — The Game Changer Youth Conference for students ages 10-21 is coming to Hermiston Assembly of God Church, 730 E. Hurlburt Ave., beginning Friday, Nov. 13.

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HERMISTON — Arlene Burns, 92, the only surviving charter member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of Angels Court #1692, was presented with her 65-year membership pin on Nov.…

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ECHO — Echo School’s annual Veterans Celebration scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11, has been altered due to the governor’s “pause” on gatherings.

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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have subdued most of the traditional spooky celebrations this Halloween, but a few local events still gave a chance for kids to safely show off their costu…

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HERMISTON — Due to COVID-19 concerns and restrictions on gatherings, the annual Veterans Day breakfast hosted by the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce has been canceled in favor of a car parade on…

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HERMISTON — The Umatilla County Fair is now accepting applications for the 2021 Fair Court. The application submission deadline is Monday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. The program is available for ninth…

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MISSION — Buses from Kayak Public Transit won't be in operation on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran's Day, according to a press release.