Hermiston residents who find lost property might get to keep it under new rules passed by the Hermiston city council on Monday.
Debbie Pedro is stepping down as president and CEO of the Greater Hermiston Area Chamber of Commerce.
In the lobby of the Umatilla County Health Department, among the Christmas decorations, is a sign that announces “FREE CONDOMS.”
HERMISTON — The former food services coordinator of Two Rivers Correctional Institution faces a misdemeanor charge for sexual relations with an inmate.
The Hermiston city council voted Monday to raise electric rates for Hermiston Energy Services by $2 per month. The changes take effect Dec. 31.
Farm-City Pro Rodeo board members attended Hermiston’s city council meeting Monday night to voice concern about a plan to move the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center’s RV park.
Les McMasters picks up his guitar and strums. Surrounded by bandsaws, tools and hundreds of wooden boards, he begins to sing in a smooth tenor, picking away at the guitar he built in that same room.
For people who are already tired of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, help is available.
The biblical story depicting the birth of Jesus is featured during the Living Nativity this weekend in Hermiston.
Domestic violence and sexual abuse don’t take a break during the holiday season.
Families in need in Morrow County can benefit from donations collected through the Morrow County Health District.
The public is invited to the annual Christmas dinner of the Columbia Grange.
Altrusa International of Hermiston has volunteered to help coordinate a supply drive for the Hermiston Warming Station.
They may not have elves or flying reindeer to help them out, but the nation’s mail carriers still manage to deliver Christmas presents to millions of homes each year.
As Christmas draws near, shoppers may turn to thrift stores to donate items or to purchase gifts with a low price tag. For many local organizations, the money earned from those sales is going …
In the next five years, the Port of Morrow will see massive railroad expansions with the hopes new jobs and industries may soon follow.
David James Rushfeldt and Vallerie Michael Tattoed face multiple charges stemming from high-speed police chases in Umatilla County.
A contest between Wheatland Insurance locations throughout the region will benefit local people in need.
HERMISTON — Swift work from homeowners and firefighters late Thursday kept an attic fire from spreading.
City could use property for commercial development or wetland mitigation
The Umatilla County Community & Economic Development is seeking applicants for its small grants program.
The community is invited to support Vange John Memorial Hospice during the holiday season.
Encore Wellness 4 Life is celebrating its new location with a grand opening on Dec. 14.
A handful of themed baskets are being raffled off as a fundraiser for the Foster Child Welfare Fund.
Lights and smiles lit up Hermiston’s new festival street Thursday night.
Spout Springs Ski Area will open this season after a two-year hiatus.
The Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution has a new superintendent.
Hermiston will celebrate the holiday season Thursday with a tree-lighting ceremony downtown.
People can enjoy beautiful and creative artwork and purchase unique gifts during the annual Christmas Art Show & Sale.
The annual holiday concert of the Inland Northwest Musicians features a variety of ensembles playing holiday music, including traditional and contemporary songs.
The Good Shepherd Medical Center Auxiliary is hosting its annual Baked Food & Craft Sale.
Area children, senior citizens and even animals will benefit from the generosity of people in the community.
A pair of Hermiston businesses were among those honored during the Morrow County 4-H Achievement Night.
An open house at the Pendleton Air Museum will coincide with Pearl Harbor Day.
Suni Danforth of Milton-Freewater was recently elected as the new chair of the Umatilla County Republican Central Committee.
Who inspires you? The American Red Cross is seeking nominations to honor ordinary people who have done extraordinary things in the community.
East Oregonian will publish Wednesday edition.
Umatilla County Sheriff's Office readies a new sharpshooter unit to handle local crises.
Every winter drivers are told to slow down and ease up on the brakes in slippery conditions, and every winter vehicles end up in a ditch anyway.
Winning the Knowledge Bowl takes several of the seven cardinal virtues — patience, diligence, even humility — but key to winning the competition was in knowing what the whole group of them are called.
A two-vehicle crash blocked all lanes of traffic on Highway 395 in Hermiston Friday morning.
Commercial and residential insurance premiums will likely go down in the Hermiston and Stanfield area after Umatilla County Fire District’s Insurance Services Office rating improved.
HERMISTON — Bradley John Bettencourt of Hermiston could take a plea deal in an arson case.
The Washington State Department of Transportation doesn’t know exactly when the eastbound Interstate 82 bridge across the Columbia River will reopen, but it won’t be in 2018.
At Wednesday’s Hermiston Farm Fair, the conference room at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center was packed with growers and scientists listening to Phil Hamm talk about potatoes.
The former Tillicum Inn has risen from the ashes.
Hermiston will be missing a holiday tradition this year after the Hermiston Seventh-Day Adventist Church announced it will not be holding its live nativity Journey to Bethlehem this year.
The Hermiston City Council postponed voting on a rate increase for Hermiston Energy Services Monday in order to gather more information about the utility’s costs.
When the situation at home gets so bad a child is removed from their parents, having someone in their corner can make a big difference.
Eastern Oregon Mission, the parent organization of Agape House and Martha’s House, is excited about additional ways to give as the holidays approach — through BottleDrop Give and the Amazon Sm…
A group of leather-clad stand-ins for Santa Claus are gearing up for the 15th annual Echo Toy Run.
A pair of musicians will truly ring in the holiday season as Ring Praise Music Ministry shares the story of Jesus Christ through music and scripture.
Hermiston’s taxi tickets for senior and disabled residents will be more expensive in January.
People searching for fresh-cut Christmas trees from charitable groups this holiday season may have a harder time finding the perfect tree. However, before dashing your hopes and buying a manuf…