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HERMISTON — The Hermiston City Council will vote on authorizing the issuance of up to $9.6 million in full faith and credit bonds to pay for renovation of the basement of the Hermiston Public …

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HERMISTON — The Umatilla County Fair board has made additional adjustments to its plans for the fair on Aug. 11-15 in light of the county being sent back to baseline instead of Phase 1 status.

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HERMISTON — New workplaces in Umatilla and Morrow counties were added to the Oregon Health Authority's weekly report on workplace outbreaks of COVID-19, but some worksites were also moved to t…

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Hermiston School District had already seen the writing on the wall for an online-only start to the school year, but for some Eastern Oregon school districts, new metrics from the Oregon Depart…

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HERMISTON — A small group of Hermiston residents celebrated some good news on Wednesday, July 29, by breaking ground on the new Funland Playground at Butte Park.

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More than a million Oregonians who used a debit card to buy gas at an Oregon ARCO am/pm gas station between Jan. 1, 2011, and Aug. 30, 2013, will receive a check in the mail for $94.42 in the …

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Umatilla County Fire District 1 conducted a water rescue in the Umatilla County river on the evening of Monday, July 27.

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The Hermiston City Council has approved a plan for more than $500,000 in CARES Act funding that will soon be available for the city’s use.

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Hermiston will get two new stop signs at intersections where housing development has increased traffic.

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HERMISTON — Umatilla County had another triple-digit weekend for confirmed COVID-19 cases, but none of those cases was from door-to-door testing conducted by Oregon State University researcher…

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Knerr Construction will complete a $910,000 remodel of the Hermiston Public Library’s basement, after the Hermiston City Council awarded the project to the Hermiston-based firm on Monday, July 27.

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown announced at a Wednesday, July 22, press conference that there will be additional statewide restrictions under Phase 2 of reopening plans as soon as Friday, July 24.

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Umatilla County approved an amendment to its development code along the Highway 395 North corridor between Hermiston and Umatilla last week to allow for automobile dealerships to be developed …

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The Oregon Health Authority has a new COVID-19 test site locator to help Oregonians find nearby places where they can be tested. The interactive map, available in multiple languages, can be fo…

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As Umatilla School District plans its socially distanced return to school, Superintendent Heidi Sipe is also working to help students return to the classroom statewide.

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Good Shepherd Health Care System tried out its first drive-thru testing event on Monday, July 13, and hopes to provide more such opportunities in the future.

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Hermiston’s food truck pod will make its permanent home at its current location on the corner of Southwest Third Street and Orchard Avenue.

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A 20-year parks master plan for the city of Hermiston envisions adding several new parks, trails and an indoor recreation center to Hermiston over the next two decades.

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Highway 395 will be more accessible after a summer project by the Oregon Department of Transportation through Hermiston and Umatilla.

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Umatilla County’s rising COVID-19 cases continue to touch more workplaces in the area, as the county passed the 1,000-case mark over the weekend of July 11-12.

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HERMISTON — After confessing to police that he penned a racist letter he originally claimed to have received anonymously, Jonathan Lopez now has a more direct message to anyone the letter harm…

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Online registration has officially opened, as of July 1, for the Hermiston School District.