- Traffic problems stymie travelers, but locals enjoy the show
- Pilot Rock celebrated its annual Community Days Friday and Saturday.
- Veg Out sells salads for takeout or delivery at 319 W. Locust Avenue.
- Umatilla announced a new community development director and new public works director.
- Mitch Thompson was staying in a hotel with the Oregon State University men’s basketball team on the street where a van killed 13 people.
- Stanfield councilors say the smell from 3D Idapro Solutions’ dehydration plant has lessened but they are not ruling out legal action.
- City council also considers increasing franchise fee on utilities
- George A. Hash turns 95 on Tuesday.
- Friday’s fair was 18 degrees hotter than last year.
- The Hermiston city council meets Monday at 7 p.m.
- Nonprofits, local restaurants and out-of-town vendors feed fair visitors.
- The Oregon Department of Transportation is beginning construction on storage sheds for rock salt that could be used on Interstate 84 next winter.
- Nate Rivera will help EOTEC transition to a full-time general manager.
- The Umatilla County Fair dog show was Wednesday.
- A free barbecue and games drew crowds to Bard Park in Stanfield Tuesday.
- Cassa and Lacy Frost helped create the short silent film “Missing Indigenous.”
- The Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center hosts its first fair and rodeo next week.
- Hermiston Energy Services superintendent Nate Rivera could run EOTEC while the board extends its search for a general manager.
- Frank Harkenrider, 90, died Monday night.
- Charlotte Dack is the oldest licensed Realtor in Oregon at age 94.
The city of Hermiston is adding a new park to its books.
On Monday the city council voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to take over Steelhead Park, a five-acre...
- The Hermiston city council meets Monday at 7 p.m. with a 6 p.m. work session.
Frustration with the rotten smell hanging over Stanfield came to a head Tuesday as the city council unanimously approved a motion directing city staff to fine 3D Idapro Solutions and seek a court order to shut down the c...
- The nonprofit Independence Fund gave Nels Hadden an all-terrain wheelchair Tuesday.
- The Stanfield City Council brainstormed and ranked 21 goals for the city to work toward over the next five years.
- Workers and employers in Hermiston discuss the effects of Oregon’s new minimum wage.
- The Umatilla City Council meets Tuesday at 7 p.m. at city hall.
- Sen. Bill Hansell, Rep. Greg Smith and Rep. Greg Barreto had bills they were excited to pass and topics they wish were tackled during the 2017 legislative session.
- City manager Byron Smith shared updates on a number of parks and construction projects during the city council’s work session Monday.
- Sen. Jeff Merkley visited Echo, Helix, Adams, Athena and Weston Friday.
- Facebooking while driving will be illegal starting Oct. 1.
- NORPAC announced it is closing its Hermiston processing plant later this year.
- The 23rd annual Wildhorse Pow Wow was underway this weekend.
- Hermiston looks at raising limit on number of vendors
- The Boardman Pool and Recreation Center includes an indoor pool, rock climbing wall, exercise room and multi-court gymnasium.
- A fire off Snyder Road in Irrigon burned about five acres and some outbuildings.
- A volunteer appreciation luncheon honored volunteers for Good Shepherd Health Care System.
- Hermiston city councilors approved new electrical meters and a new franchise agreement with Charter Communications on Monday.