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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.

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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…

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PENDLETON — Oregon 2022 gubernatorial candidate Jessica Gomez visited Pendleton Sunday, July 18, to campaign for her platform focusing on business, education and homelessness.

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BOARDMAN — It took a pandemic to slow Sandra Payne down enough to fulfill her girlhood dream of writing a children’s storybook.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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…

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The city of Hermiston is about to extend paved roads, water lines, sewer pipes and upgraded electrical power to the South Hermiston Industrial Park.

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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…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Residents across Eastern Oregon can expect some of the highest June temperatures in decades starting Sunday, June 27.

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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.