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HERMISTON — Three teams of Hermiston High School FFA students are leaving next week to compete in the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

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The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is seeking public comment on the city of Echo’s proposal for a new water quality permit for its wastewater treatment facility.

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{span id=”docs-internal-guid-e545d46a-7fff-2ba8-525e-9f7eb215233a”}{span}Hermiston residents Hope Smith and Angelica White, both 13, walk through the path at the Echo Corn Maze and Pumpkin Pat…

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HERMISTON — Shannon White and her 11-year-old step-daughter, Ennelly Escobedo, were the first people in line Saturday morning, Oct. 15, to adopt a pet at Hermiston’s Pet Rescue Humane Society …

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PENDLETON — When one Pendleton couple could not have a child on their own, several people and a few organizations throughout Umatilla County began helping.

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The Hermiston City Council‘s agenda for its meeting Monday, Oct. 11, had three updates to local laws. The council, though, voted to table all three to a future meeting.

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HERMISTON — Hermiston resident Irene Miller and many of her loved ones celebrated, Saturday, Oct. 9, as Miller neared her 100th birthday. She who would turn 100 two days later, enjoyed a party…

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Patrick Hall, new pastor at Hermiston’s Trinity Lutheran Church, made a long journey to get to the area. Now here, he regales people with his interesting history, while he helps the church fin…

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LA GRANDE — Bi-Mart announced Thursday, Sept. 30, that Walgreens will acquire Bi-Mart's pharmacy business, including "pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 56 B…

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Richard Tovey, Hermiston's new city attorney, will start his job Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2021.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — The continued surge in new COVID-19 cases in Umatilla County is beginning to take a toll on the local education system.

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ECHO — With the sound of shoes crunching through rocks and sagebrush, a line of runners disappeared on Saturday, Sept. 25, into the rolling hills of the Sno Road Vineyards in Echo at the Echo …

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The Hermiston City Council at its meeting Monday night, Sept. 27, voted 7-0 in favor of a new 20-year ground lease at the Hermiston Municipal Airport.

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PENDLETON — Eastern Oregon’s health care system could see a mass exodus of workers come Oct. 18, the deadline for Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

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Two farms on Thursday, Sept. 16, tried to make up for a farmers market that did not happen in Hermiston. They intend to attract others for a bigger market in following weeks.

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Activities and displays around the area are promoting “Banned Book Week,” Sept. 26 to Oct. 2. The path at Umatilla’s Hash Park is just one example of the celebration. The path is lined with fr…

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Two weeks after contracting COVID-19, Umatilla resident Andrew Morris is sick and feeling more than a little frustrated. He said he did everything right, including getting vaccinated, and he s…