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Hermiston School District and InterMountain Education Service District will host a regional Conscious Discipline conference July 6-10, at Armand Larive Middle School.

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Altrusa International of Hermiston formally kicked off a new year on June 4, 2020, at McKenzie Park with a new president, Stephanie Hughes. Her motto for the year is “Refresh, Restore, Renew."

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The Communicare/College Savings Club of Hermiston High School awarded a $3,000 grant to Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), a program with Umatilla-Morrow County Head Start that serves ch…

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Every year the Hermiston School District partners with the Hermiston Masonic Lodge for the Bikes for Books Program. The Masons donated a total of 25 bicycles, five bikes to each elementary sch…

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Oregon State University's Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center is hosting their first virtual live potato research update provided by university scientists from 6–8 p.m. on Wed…

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The 21st Butte Challenge walk/run will take place virtually this year between Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21.

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HERMISTON — For almost 40 years, members of the Hermiston First United Methodist Church, 191 E. Gladys Ave., served a meal at the church each Thursday. With the onset of COVID-19, the church s…

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After a pandemic-induced delay, Hermiston’s Lovin’ Spadefuls community garden is open for the 2020 season.

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The family of Sharron Reis wanted a safe and fun way to celebrate her 90th birthday at the Avamere at Hermiston assisted living facility, so they created a small parade of cars to drive past h…

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PENDLETON — The Umatilla-Morrow County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee recently awarded scholarships totaling $2,750 to seven deserving 2020 high school graduates. The seven award winners we…

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HERMISTON — Oregon School Employees Association Chapter 10 is extending the application deadline for its college scholarship for high school seniors to May 22, 2020.

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IRRIGON — Prom is a night to remember for many high school seniors, but a global pandemic made Kaylee Seelye's prom especially memorable.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — At a time when many family-owned small businesses have temporarily closed, one niche business in Stanfield has found itself busier than ever.

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SALEM — In celebration of the uplifting power of art and its value to Oregonians’ quality of life, Gov. Kate Brown announced a call for nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Arts Awards. Establi…

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HERMISTON — The staff at Sun Terrace assisted living facility is inviting Hermiston residents to participate in a Cinco de Mayo parade as a way to bring cheer to the facility's residents as th…

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HERMISTON — The Hermiston Lions Club, a 501(c)(3) organization, has allocated emergency funding to support charities in the communities of Echo, Stanfield, Hermiston, Umatilla, Irrigon and Boa…

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HERMISTON — The annual plant sale organized by Hermiston High School FFA students has moved to an online ordering format due to social distancing protocols.

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HERMISTON — The gyms may be closed and 5K races canceled, but the Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department is still challenging residents to get moving.

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PENDLETON — Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Oregon East Symphony has announced it will be canceling the remainder of its 2019-20 season, after the online presentation of its annua…

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All elementary and middle school students are encouraged to reflect on their favorite activities, offerings and memories of Oregon’s state parks.

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The Milton-Freewater Downtown Alliance is looking for Umatilla County artists to help paint their town.