Kayak Public Transit has adjusted the operating hours of the HART bus system in Hermiston for the month of January.
Early and late bus routes are canceled for the month. The bus will make three loops, from 9:12-11:12 a.m., from 12:05-2:05 p.m., and from 2:55-4:55 p.m.
The HART is a free service, available to anyone. For more information about bus routes and schedules, visit ctuir.org/departments/tribal-planning-office/kayak-public-transit or call the Kayak dispatch line at 541-429-7519 on Mondays through Fridays from 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Farm fair content available online
For those who missed the annual Hermiston Farm Fair, held virtually in December 2020, recorded sessions are available to watch online at agsci.oregonstate.edu/harec/news-events.
Professional credits are not available for watching the prerecorded sessions, but they do provide information on potatoes, hemp, vegetables and modern agricultural technology.
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Senior meals include lasagna
The Harkenrider Senior Activity Center menu for Thursday, Jan. 7, is pulled pork sandwiches, potato salad, fruit and dessert. The menu for Tuesday, Jan. 12, is lasagna, salad, veggies and dessert.
For a Meals on Wheels delivery in Hermiston, call 541-567-3582 before 10 a.m. to place an order. To pick up a meal from the center at 255 N.E. Second St., call the same number before 11 a.m. Meals are $4 and can be picked up between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
The Boardman Senior Center is now providing meal delivery. Meals are $4 paid upon delivery. Call 541-481-3257 to order.
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Documentary airs Jan. 11 on OPB
A reminder that “Big Dreams in Umatilla” will premiere on OPB at 9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, with a repeat on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 8 p.m. on OPB Plus. It will also be available to stream on the PBS app and at watch.opb.org.
The documentary by Blue Chalk Media was filmed over the course of 2016, and follows Umatilla High School’s robotics team of that year through their competition season.
“Though the robotics team was an important catalyst for change, this documentary is not about robots,” a news release from Blue Chalk Media states. “It’s about inspiration and reality, a school superintendent who refuses to see limits, a community that invests in its schools, and kids who excel no matter the odds.”