HERMISTON — Your most recently discarded shampoo bottle may technically be able to be recycled, but it’s not going to be.
Milk jugs pile up in crates below a sign advising visitors to Sanitary Disposal in Hermiston on Friday afternoon that other forms of plastic are no longer accepted as recycling.
There will be zombies and commercials, but not a lick of iambic pentameter in Hermiston High School's production of "Hamlet Thrill-ma-geddon" by Dan Zolidis.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Americans spent $126 billion dollars online shopping between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018, and according to the research firm Adobe Analytics, that number is going to be higher a…
HERMISTON — A pilot program testing Hermiston’s appetite for food trucks is coming to an end.
HERMISTON — A local developer left the Hermiston City Council meeting empty-handed Tuesday after expecting the council to rezone property he planned to use for mini-storage.
HERMISTON — In the year since Sidney Nevil started working for Vern’s Food Service Distribution in Hermiston, he has frequently needed time off of work to attend to his duties in the National Guard.
Senior reporter Phil Wright has left the East Oregonian and Hermiston Herald newsrooms to become the editor of the La Grande Observer.
Despite temperatures already dropping below freezing, the Hermiston Warming Station won’t be opening any time soon if more volunteers don’t sign up.
SALEM — The Oregon State Board of Nursing has proposed suspending the license of a nurse practitioner accused of essentially starving an inmate who then collapsed and later won a $1.5 million …
When Eastern Oregon residents experience a severe mental health crisis, they will soon be able to receive inpatient treatment at a local facility designed to keep them as safe as possible.
The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cristine Luzette Mendoza, 46, on charges of attempted murder, assault, menacing and unlawful use of a weapon.
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PENDLETON — Cody Vela of La Grande was returning home Thursday with his girlfriend and their five children when he saw the dark pickup bearing down at them on Cabbage Hill.
HERMISTON — Umatilla Electric of Hermiston is one of dozens of electric cooperatives across the nation supporting passage of a bill in Congress aimed at protecting their nonprofit status.
A large selection of gifts, toys, books, gadgets and games are featured during the winter Collective Goods sale.
Tuesday, November 5
It’s been a week since voters narrowly approved the $82.7 million Hermiston School District bond, and the school district is already jumping into action.
A regional horn band that sizzles with tunes from the Big Band Era as well as blues, soul and rock announced a pair of upcoming dates in Pendleton.
The Irrigon Chamber of Commerce is amidst some exciting transitions.
The music of the band Queen is the featured storyline of the fall production at Eastern Oregon University.
A ogre-sized story provides entertainment as well as bringing to life the lessons of acceptance and love.
An exciting comedy with zombie battles, musical numbers and backup dancers is featured during the Hermiston High School production of “The Hamlet Thrill-Ma-Geddon.”
A 49-year-old Hermiston man was injured Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck by a Buick SUV on South Ninth Avenue.
HERMISTON — When someone dies or is seriously injured in a crash, people naturally wonder what more could have been done to prevent it.
HERMISTON — After coming to a consensus to approve the rezoning of a property off of Highway 395, the Hermiston City Council will formally vote on the the proposition Monday.
UMATILLA — An inmate died in custody Thursday evening at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla, according to the Oregon Department of Corrections.
HERMISTON — The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office reported making two arrests this month with a connection to cattle.
UMATILLA COUNTY— Four years ago, Umatilla Morrow County Head Start had 150 staff members. This year, the organization has 285 positions and some of those are still waiting to be filled.
Farmers in Eastern Oregon are optimistic about the size and quality of this year's potato crop, despite cold weather during harvest that can lead to issues with starch content and bruising.
ECHO — Some might think American youths are too immature and self-absorbed to understand sacrifices made by our nation’s veterans.
PENDLETON — Umatilla County soon will give a fiscal break to folks enduring a hardship and needing temporary housing.
HERMISTON — A new program providing Umatilla County residents transportation to work sold 180 tickets in its first month.
PENDLETON — Umatilla County’s charter is getting a pair of updates. And an ambulance service in Milton-Freewater got a big lift in Tuesday’s election with a new service district and higher tax rate.
HERMISTON — The $82.7 million Hermiston School District bond has passed by a narrow margin, according to unofficial returns from Umatilla County.
Hannah Melville is a sophomore at Hermiston High School. At 16, she can’t register to vote yet, but she does know how to operate a laser cutter and a 3D printer, thanks to the school’s Compute…
ATHENA — Oregon State Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election to the Oregon Senate for another four-year term.
A Stanfield man died Tuesday morning in a crash on Highway 395 just south of Hermiston.
Election results coming late Tuesday night were not posted in time to make it in today’s print edition of the Hermiston Herald, which prints at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. However, the results of the …
The warmth in Ernie Holmes’ voice readily reveals his passion about Operation Christmas Child.
Students at Sunset Elementary School piled into the gym on Tuesday to learn more about Veterans Day.
A special Kid’s Holiday Chorus will include opportunities to participate in the holiday season in song and on stage in Hermiston.
Each year on Nov. 11, citizens across the country take time to honor those who have served in the nation’s military.
25 YEARS AGO
The Hermiston Public Library is offering a variety of upcoming events for kids.
HERMISTON — Traffic from Highway 395 is being rerouted through Shannon Way across from Denny's restaurant after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning.
HERMISTON — The sound of music and laughter from dozens of families filled the main commons of Hermiston High School Friday night in celebration of Dia de los Muertos — Day of the Dead.
Kannon Osorio, 2, prepares to take his turn hitting the piñata on Friday night during Hermiston High School's Day of the Dead event.
HERMISTON — Jason Eugene Dungan of Hermiston is going to prison for more than seven years after pleading guilty to crimes of domestic violence.
HERMISTON — Walker's Farm Kitchen has closed its doors for good.
HERMISTON — When workers at Marlette Homes realized that October was both Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, they didn't choose just one cause. Instead, they …
An evening of fellowship features the singing of old hymns.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston School District announced Friday that the fifth home built by the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilders was sold for $404,000.