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HERMISTON — As the list of things Oregonians can still do while preventing the spread of COVID-19 shrinks, gardening could be a good way to safely spend time out of the house.

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HERMISTON — Hermiston School District still intends to start construction of its new schools this fall, despite the economic blow to the country dealt by COVID-19.

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PENDLETON — With most recreational areas being shut down by Gov. Kate Brown earlier this week, golf is pretty much the only activity that people can enjoy while following social distancing.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — The Umatilla County Health Department announced a new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county Wednesday afternoon, but did not give any information about where in the county…

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In order to encourage social distancing, the Hermiston Herald has closed our offices to walk-in traffic for the foreseeable future.

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Veterans of Foreign War Desert Post #4750 is stepping up to help with an American Red Cross blood drive that was canceled because of the closure of Stafford Hansell Government Center in Hermiston.

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There was barely anything on the Hermiston City Council agenda on Monday night, but an audience of more than 50 people showed up anyway.

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The Hermiston Lions Club is accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors from Echo, Stanfield, Umatilla, Hermiston, Irrigon, Boardman and Ione.

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Domestic Violence Services encourages people in crisis due to domestic and sexual violence to continue to call its 24-hour crisis line (800-833-1161) during the current situation with COVID-19.

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First it was hand sanitizer and toilet paper. Now, basic medical supplies are in short supply, including face masks, as medical workers try to protect themselves while treating patients who ma…

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Portland moved closer to ordering most residents to stay home, so as to slow the spread of coronavirus, but Gov. Kate Brown is holding off on a statewide executive order.

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MISSION — The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation announced Friday afternoon that it would be shutting down Kayak Public Transit, according to a press release.

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HERMISTON — The autopsy of the Hermiston man found dead northeast of the city on Wednesday revealed he was killed by a gunshot wound, the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office said in a press relea…

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PENDLETON — A majority of court proceedings have been halted in Umatilla and Morrow counties beginning Thursday as Oregon’s judicial system responds to the coronavirus pandemic.

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PENDLETON — Oregon residents have the opportunity to give input on major transportation projects coming their way, as the Oregon Department of Transportation solicits comments on its 2021-24 S…

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In light of recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control about social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Hermiston Public Library announced it is closed until further notice.…

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The Hermiston School Board voted Tuesday afternoon to count the current shutdown as its spring break, but by 5 p.m the point was already moot.

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HERMISTON — As a precautionary measure due to coronavirus, the Thursday, March 19 Tri-Cities Cancer Center presentation at Sun Terrace Hermiston has been canceled.

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Numerous coaches and 32 athletes representing Hermiston/Pendleton Special Olympics Local Program #510 competed in the first Special Olympics Regional Basketball Event to take place this year. …

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UMATILLA COUNTY — While the coronavirus pandemic is now bringing sanitation and social distancing to the forefront in the minds of Oregonians, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institute says it’s c…

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After Gov. Kate Brown announced a month-long ban on gatherings of more than 250 people Thursday morning, it didn't take long for the cancelations and closures to roll in.