- The Hermiston city council will discuss amending an agreement with retailer Ranch & Home on Monday after the owner said the store will likely not meet the deadline for financial incentives the city had offered.
- After Echo city councilor Lou Nakapalau told a gay man on Facebook that he would spit on his grave when he died of AIDS, the city council voted to issue a public apology and work on a social media policy.
- Clean, gently-used coats can be donated at locations around the county.
- Boardman, Hermiston, Umatilla all seeing new housing projects start.
- Pendleton Fire Department and Umatilla County Fire District sent equipment and personnel to Chino, California on Saturday.
- Hermiston has 58 restaurants reviewed on Yelp and Pendleton has 61.
- Venus Dergan is one of the survivors of Mount St. Helens featured on the series premier of “Make it out Alive.”
- National Coming Out Day is Wednesday.
- The Hermiston city council discussed progress on the new senior center and approved a police union contract
- Pharmacist Cindy Parks is one of several Oregon medical professionals who deployed to Florida after Hurricane Irma hit.
- The Morrow County Harvest Festival was Saturday at the SAGE Center in Boardman.
- Steelhead, Riverfront, Oxbow and other properties along the Umatilla River combine habitat restoration and public recreation.
- Mobile food vendors must close by 9 p.m. each night in Stanfield.
- The Umatilla County Commission accepted a report Wednesday from the Oregon Health Authority.
- Glenn Bradley has never seen a return on his investment in Inland Pacific Energy Center LLC and related companies.
- The Army’s Base Realignment and Closure office has informed the Columbia Development Authority it won’t be ready to transfer the depot by a previous deadline of Dec. 1
- EOTEC hosts the Hermiston Horse Sale Extravaganza in two weeks.
- Developer Bob Doughty said he still plans to build a biodiesel plant in Stanfield despite being fined by the state for violating Oregon securities law.
- Eastern Oregon Telecom is building a new location to combine business and warehouse operations into one building.
- Recommendations for the Hermiston Conference Center include a single rate for public, private and nonprofit use.
- The Hermiston HART will now make fewer stops and more loops through town.
- Mitco Investments plans to build an event pavilion on South First Street.
- The Hermiston city council voted Monday to change residential development standards and create a new program for infill properties.
- Lt. Col. Noel Hoback is looking forward to improving Camp Umatilla after the former Umatilla Chemical Depot is transferred to local control.
- Pendleton Woolen Mills weaves new design in advance of ‘The Last Jedi’
- The Hermiston city council meetings Monday with a work session at 6 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m.
- Hermiston’s nuisance ordinance was enforced in court Friday.
- Rep. Greg Walden visited the Hermiston Rotary Club on Thursday.
- Rules for mobile vendors discussed as new business readies to open
- The Hermiston Desert Disc Golf course, located across 11th Street from Good Shepherd Medical Center, is now open for use.
- A new Oregon law bans all cell phone use while driving and could land repeat offenders in jail.
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- Orthopedic surgeon Patrick Harrison and general surgeon R. Todd Jones join Hermiston.
- The city of Hermiston and West Extension Irrigation District were recognized with the Tyler Hansell Agricultural Efficiency Award.
- The Hermiston City Council voted Monday to increase franchise fees on electric, natural gas, cable and telecommunications companies.
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- Young people who grew up undocumented face an uncertain future after President Donald Trump announced the end of a program allowing them to avoid deportation.
- Contests showcase traditional regalia
- 2017 is the rodeo’s 12th year participating in the national campaign
- Protection of cultural and historical resources is the last major hurdle to clear for transferring the Umatilla Chemical Depot to local control.
- The Stanfield city council discussed a new nuisance ordinance, an agreement to take Echo’s recycled water and the proposed OSU extension service district Tuesday.
- An explanation of how Oregonians can bypass the legislature to pass their own laws.
- Hermiston’s senior citizens are meeting at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church until the Harkenrider Center’s completion.
- Sponsors of two initiatives and two referendums are working to gather enough signatures to appear on the ballot in 2018.
- Geneva Eddings turned 109 Thursday.
- Hermiston School District’s board of education weighed pros, cons and costs of different graduation venues Monday.
- Principals Laura Jacobsma and Christie Petersen were among those who started their first day of school in Hermiston School District Monday.
- Business owner Cyndie Traner is working to make Southwest Third Street an extension of Hermiston’s downtown