- Umatilla has two mayoral candidates and four council candidates on the November ballot.
- Test plots of potatoes at the Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center will be sent to the Oregon Food Bank.
- Jean Christofori Howton will hold an open house featuring her work on Saturday.
Four and a half years after the Oxbow Trail was dedicated, several sets of eyes are working to keep the area friendly to both humans and wildlife.
The land is owned by the Bureau of Reclamation, which allowed the c...
Steve Watkinds knows his new line of business is a little ironic.
Two years after he had to shut down the Columbia Court Club in Hermiston due to a fire, he has sold the building and started a new business inspecti...
- Lori Davis and Mark Gomolski discussed their vision for Hermiston at a candidate forum Wednesday.
- Patients will be able to send messages to their doctor and request prescription refills online.
- The Hermiston city council discussed EOTEC improvements, partnerships with the Hermiston School District and library improvements Monday.
The Hermiston City Council voted unanimously to raise water and sewer rates Monday.
The rate restructure will take effect in March 2019 and is expected to raise about $2 million additional revenue per year that the...
- Rod Hardin has retired as principal of Hermiston Christian Center & School but not from the Hermiston City Council.
- A facility use agreement with Hermiston School District and a bid to manager new EOTEC projects are also on the agenda.
- Mary Dedrick is running against Daren Dufloth for Umatilla mayor.
- Hermiston’s new mobile food vending ordinance took effect Sept. 28.
- Measure 106 would ban taxpayer money from being used to fund abortions.
- The public can walk or ride horses at EOTEC during October
- The maze is open every day but Mondays through Halloween.
- Carol and LaNae Hull run Delish Bistro in Hermiston.
- The flu killed an estimated 80,000 people last year according to the CDC.
- Oregonians will eventually not be able to use their regular driver’s license as identification to board a flight
Hermiston’s smallest park is getting a makeover.
Most people don’t even know the half-acre on Beech Avenue exists, but the children who grew up in that neighborhood have used it as a gathering place f...
- Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center manager Al Davis said parking and traffic went much better at the Umatilla County Fair this year.
- Rep. Greg Walden visited Hermiston Thursday to speak to the Rotary Club.
- The final day for Hermiston’s farmers market is next Thursday.
- Jack Standish of Hermiston said his daughter Dr. Katy Williams and grandson Finn Williams are recovering.
- Umatilla County construction can take longer than expected when subcontractors are too busy to take on a new project.
- The Umatilla City Council voted Tuesday night to extend a job offer to David Stockdale of Prosser, Washington.
- Rowan said his support of repealing Oregon’s sanctuary status comes from a desire to work more closely with federal officials on cases where undocumented immigrants commit serious crimes.
- Projects continue to move forward in Umatilla as city searches for new manager
- Charles Clupny walked 1,000 miles on the Camino de Santiago in France and Spain to raise money for Court Appointed Special Advocates.
- Residents’ sewer bill could go up to $75 a month.
- To learn more about organ donation or to register, visit donatelifenw.org.
- One plan would decrease cost for ‘regular’ user, increase for larger users
- The ribbon-cutting drew about 200 people downtown on Saturday.
- Rent, utilities, internet, phone, gas, food, health care, child care and more factor into cost of living.
- The city council meets Monday with a 6 p.m. work session and regular meeting at 7 p.m.
- Gate sales came in $40,000 under budget as board estimates even larger crowds
Blair Larsen, Stanfield’s city manager, is one of three finalists for the open Umatilla city manager position.
The Umatilla Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that it will be holding a public meet and g...
- Hermiston was responsible for the majority of job in Umatilla County in 2005-2015.
Hermiston city manager Byron Smith is meeting or exceeding all expectations of the city council, according to their annual evaluation, and he will receive a raise of $6,400 on Sept. 1.
During Monday’s city c...
- Hermiston City Council discussed mobile food vending, shipping containers and street projects Monday.
- Items can be submitted through Sept. 5.
- Mirasol Family Health Clinic offered a health fair Saturday.
- The yard sales were plentiful around Hermiston on the Saturday before school starts.
The city of Echo is still getting its ducks in a row to potentially welcome a major development on the north side of the city.
The proposed 132-acre development could include as many as 48 homes, a hotel, RV park, ...