Customer service representative for Interpath Laboratory
HERMISTON — Laura Leal was at work in Boardman on July 12 when her mother called with the news — her childhood home was burning.
25 YEARS AGO July 23, 1996
For most students there is one teacher who made an impact on them growing up that forever changed their lives. Jennifer Macias Morris is finding innovative ways to be that for many young students.
The Umatilla County Fair recently announced its Main Stage concert lineup and advance ticket sales for reserved seating.
Ian Powell first became interested in amateur radios when he would go hunting with his dad. The 15-year-old said there wasn’t cell service in some of the remote areas; however, they weren’t cu…
PENDLETON — Oregon 2022 gubernatorial candidate Jessica Gomez visited Pendleton Sunday, July 18, to campaign for her platform focusing on business, education and homelessness.
PENDLETON — Umatilla County reported two more COVID-19 deaths Friday, July 16, raising the county’s death toll to 91 since the pandemic began.
HERMISTON — Hermiston police reported arresting a man Wednesday, July 14, for altering universal product codes to steal nearly $4,300 worth of items from the Hermiston Walmart
Fabricator at N.W. Metal Fabricators and Irrigon High School baseball coach
BOARDMAN — It took a pandemic to slow Sandra Payne down enough to fulfill her girlhood dream of writing a children’s storybook.
HERMISTON — It’s been a challenging year for Laura Avila.
Hermiston School District will offer onsite student registration assistance for the 2021-2022 school year at the district office. Computers and bilingual staff will be on hand for registration…
In a special work session before the Monday, July 12, Hermiston City Council meeting, Hermiston Energy Services General Manager Nate Rivera discussed the digital infrastructure strategic plan …
Umatilla County Fire District #1 sets another monthly record with a total of 529 calls for the month of June. For the fiscal year of July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, the district ran a record 5…
BOARDMAN — The Port of Morrow’s Sustainable Agriculture and Energy Center in Boardman has been selected as the site of a new AWS Think Big Space.
Washington rancher Cody Easterday's sentencing for selling $244 million worth of nonexistent cattle has been pushed back to October so that his attorney can recover from surgery and he can rai…
HERMISTON — The calendar has long since flipped from February, but it would be easy to forgive Hermiston and surrounding communities for feeling like they are trapped in a perpetual Groundhog Day.
PENDLETON — The start data and salary are set for Blue Mountain Community College’s eighth president.
UMATILLA COUNTY — The delta variant has arrived in Eastern Oregon.
The effort to extend paved roads, water lines, sewer pipes and upgraded electrical power to the South Hermiston Industrial Park could provide Hermiston with the best of both worlds.
McKenzie Rose, 15, of the Echo School District, recently competed in the National History Day 2021 Virtual Documentary Showcase, held June 13-19. A student of Brandi Russell’s, Rose, who just …
Umatilla County Fire District No. 1 is one of three local fire districts to receive $3,000 each in matching internship grants from the Special Districts Association of Oregon.
PENDLETON — The calls flooded into Blue Mountain Wildlife first thing in the morning Monday, June 28 — dozens of baby hawks, desperate to escape the blast of early summer heat, bailed from the…
PENDLETON — No mask, no vaccine, no problem.
25 YEARS AGO
HERMISTON — While most students were learning remotely this school year, a half dozen Hermiston High School students rolled up their sleeves and traded textbooks for tools to build a house.
STANFIELD — For the last 51 years Jim Whelan has spent his Fourth of July blowing up fireworks over the city of Stanfield, and Sunday, July 4, was no different.
HERMISTON — A group of eager children gathered alongside Hermiston Mayor David Drotzmann under the arching entrance to the new Funland Sunday, July 4, for the grand opening of the new facility.
Lash tech and permanent makeup artist, waitress at Nookie’s and assistant softball coach at Hermiston High School
Oregon gas prices have risen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.61 per gallon as of Tuesday, July 6, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,307 stations in Oregon. Gas pric…
The city of Hermiston is about to extend paved roads, water lines, sewer pipes and upgraded electrical power to the South Hermiston Industrial Park.
Oregon Humanities is offering grants of up to $20,000 for general operating support for humanities-focused organizations or project funding for any Oregon organization financially affected by …
Good Shepherd Health Care System recently welcomed Dr. Kyle Duncan, a board certified podiatrist.
UMATILLA COUNTY —The impacts of COVID-19 in Umatilla County will last much longer than the laws set up to contain it.
HERMISTON — Two people were hospitalized after firefighters and hazardous materials personnel responded Friday, July 2, to a report of five people who fell ill at a motel in Hermiston.
BOARDMAN — Construction is underway for a dog park in Boardman.
HERMISTON — The pandemic threw a lot at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center, but General Manager Al Davis feels confident in its future.
KENNEWICK — Two Umatilla County residents died early Thursday, July 1, in a car wreck near Kennewick.
Minimum wage will rise again in Oregon starting July 1.
As COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings lift, Farm-City Pro Rodeo has announced the organization is planning a full rodeo this year at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center in Hermiston, fr…
Battalion chief, Umatilla County Fire District No. 1
This week has been one for the record books.
After nearly two hours of presentation and discussion during its Monday, June 28, meeting, the Hermiston City Council made the decision to raise the city’s system development charges for the f…
SALEM — The Oregon Legislature again is playing the role of early Santa Claus as the 2021 session winds up, with plenty of projects in Eastern Oregon on the path to receive big dole outs.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Residents across Eastern Oregon can expect some of the highest June temperatures in decades starting Sunday, June 27.
Oregon will lift pandemic limits in place for over a year no later than next week, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston City Council will consider a resolution during its Monday, June 28, meeting that would raise system development charges each year.
PENDLETON — Umatilla County is one of six counties in Oregon that remained at high risk in Gov. Kate Brown’s latest, and final, coronavirus risk level assessment.
Rema Fleener’s friends and family don’t know if she is the oldest person in Umatilla County, but at 105 years old, they know she has to be close.
Hermiston-area residents should brace themselves for a record-breaking June heat wave next week, as temperatures are forecast to stay in triple digits for more than a week.
The Hermiston Warming Station has announced it is looking for a new home.