District Athletics and Activities Director Larry Usher announced Dave Padilla as the new Hermiston High School head baseball coach.

A former Bulldog baseball player himself, Padilla previously was an assistant coach and will lead the team this year. He also helped coach football and is a member of the softball coaching staff. Padilla has extensive coaching experience ranging from youth to high school, as he coached his children through athletics. He has coached sports from youth basketball to soccer to little league.

“The Hermiston School District is very excited to have coach Padilla back in our baseball program,” Usher said. “We are looking forward to him building connections with our community and youth program.”

Padilla raised three daughters in Hermiston who were multi-sport athletes for the bulldogs. He will replace Kevin Moore as head coach.

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The Boardman Fire Rescue District announced that extreme fire danger has prompted the extension of its summer burn ban to Oct. 1.

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Southern New Hampshire University named Jocelle Quinn of Hermiston and Holly Kress of Hermiston to the summer 2021 President’s List.

Full-time students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President’s List. SNHU is a private, nonprofit institution with an 89-year history.

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The Boardman Marina & RV Park announced it has been experiencing issues with its phones. As a temporary solution, call 541-571-4473 or 541-571-6144 to reach the reservation booth during business hours.

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The Harkenrider Senior Activity Center menu for Thursday, Sept. 16, is lasagna, garlic bread, corn and dessert. The menu for Tuesday, Sept. 21, is baked chicken, stuffing, vegetables and dessert. (In-house meals will be served from noon to 12:30 p.m. People planning to dine in are asked to call by 11 a.m.)

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 before 11 a.m. Meals are $5 and can be picked up between 11:30 a.m. and noon.

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The Boardman Senior Center now is providing meal delivery. Meals are $4 paid upon delivery. Call 541-481-3257 to order.

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