- In Umatilla and Morrow counties less than 50 percent of children who grew up in poverty escape it as adults.
- The Hermiston city council meets Tuesday instead of Monday next week.
- The Maxwell Market, Hermiston’s new farmers market, opened Thursday on the corner of South First Place and West Locust Avenue.
- Three quarters of school’s graduating seniors commit to continued education
- The Umatilla Chamber of Commerce held its Distinguished Citizens Award Banquet.
- Dozens of competitors battled it out Saturday in the first round of the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation Open.
- The Pendleton Air Museum is located at 21 S.W. Emigrant Avenue in Pendleton.
- The Stanfield Spring Fling ran Saturday on Coe Avenue.
- The 2018 Forum on Aging in Rural Oregon was May 16-18 at Wildhorse Resort & Casino.
- Local business and governmental leaders met with representatives of the Oregon Business Council and Oregon Business & Industry on Friday.
- Volunteers are needed to organize and direct entries for the 2018 Umatilla County Fair parade.
- Mark Gomolski finishes with slight lead, will face incumbent Lori Davis in November
- City councilors listened to a report on the recent Cinco de Mayo event during their meeting Monday.
- Town south of Umatilla Army Depot had a brief life, including school, shopping center and community building.
- The Hermiston City Council meets Monday to give final approval to the budget passed out of committee Thursday night.
- After city offers to host market on festival street, business owner comes up with new plan
- The city of Hermiston will host the 2018 farmers market instead of Mitch Myers.
- Mitch Myers, who was planning the 2018 Hermiston Farmer’s Market, said the city building inspector is holding up the needed permits for a new home for the market.
- National Guard soldiers will be spending more time away from their employment under the National Guard 4.0.
- The Challenge of Champions Bull Riding tour swung through Hermiston on Saturday night.
- Hermiston’s Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center featured food, live entertainment and a carnival.
- Next cleanup on May 19 along Umatilla River
- City would like to develop parks, historic sites on thousands of acres inside urban growth boundary
- The city of Umatilla and Umatilla County will each benefit from Strategic Investment Program payments from Amazon data centers.
- The Columbia Development Authority met Tuesday.
- Ralph “Butch” Parrish will fill the remainder of Pam McSpadden’s term.
- Three incumbents make case to keep seats as five challengers file to join council
- Columbia Basin Land, LLC could build a large new housing development on the land at the junction of Feedville Road and Highway 207.
- The idea to privatize BPA, which provides wholesale power to electric utilities across the Pacific Northwest, has received strong pushback.
- Seven Hermiston City Council candidates discussed concerns facing Hermiston Wednesday ahead of the May 15 election.
- Hub for the Northwest responsible for about eight percent of jobs on west side of Umatilla County
- Greg Wooldridge visited Hermiston Friday.
- The $11 million Interstate 84 Corridor Management Plan will result in new safety features.
- April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
- Eight more homes can be added to the new Virginia’s Place subdivision in McNary.
- Events on April 1-7, April 14 and April 21 provide free spring cleaning opportunities.
- John Carbage, president of the Hermiston Cultural Awareness Club, reflects on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in light of the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
- Metal fabrication, construction and other industries are affected by rising steel prices.
- Way of the Cross took place on Good Friday at noon, drawing hundreds of people through the streets of Hermiston.
The stage at the Hermiston Community Center is often used for speeches and award presentations, but Wednesday night it was the scene of a murder.
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- Rep. Greg Walden got a tour of the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center on Wednesday.