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Off to see the wizard: Hermiston High School opens Wizard of Oz  East Oregonian

Luis Parra paced the halls. It was an hour before the first curtain of opening night for Hermiston High School's "The Wizard of Oz," and Parra was thinking about ...

Hermiston girl killed in Olympia car crash | Local News  East Oregonian

Family and friends of Natalya Martinez are still finding ways to process what happened this weekend, but they were anything but speechless when it came to ...

Hermiston High School drama department is off to see the wizard  Hermiston Herald

As Dorothy hopped and skipped her way around Oz on Monday night, an army of students and volunteers were working in harmony to make the magic she ...

Boys hoops | Inclement weather moves Hermiston game, again  East Oregonian

Blame Mother Nature or Old Man Winter. Either way, the Hermiston-Kennewick boys 3A District 8 tournament basketball game has been moved once again.

YEON Chess For Success hosts regional tournament | Your EO News  East Oregonian

The annual regional Chess for Success tournament was held Feb. 2, 2019, at Hermiston High School and hosted students from Heppner, Nixyaawii, and ...

Bail set for suspect in crash that killed Hermiston girl  East Oregonian

The man set to be charged with vehicular homicide in a crash that killed a Hermiston girl will likely face felony charges in a Thurston County, Washington, court.

Student trip promotes cultural exchange | Local News  East Oregonian

When Donranai “Ohm” Pakdee came to Hermiston from Thailand as part of Rotary Club's Youth Exchange, he was determined to soak up as many American ...

Hermiston History: Gang prevention specialist works with high schoolers  Hermiston Herald

Feb. 1, 1994. There's nothing like a little Egyptian baseball to bring a school together. Though it is not likely to become an Olympic sport any time soon, about 60 ...

State swimming | Barnard leaves a lasting impression with Bucks  East Oregonian

On whiteboard in his room, Ryan Barnard has a list of swim times he would like to achieve.

Obit: Lyle R. Aylett | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Hermiston. September 23, 1959 — January 27, 2019. Lyle R. Aylett of Hermiston, Oregon, was born on September 23, 1959, in Portland, Oregon, to parents ...

Hermiston native wrangles in artistic talent | News  East Oregonian

An interest in art was sparked at an early age for Andrea Murphy as she would gaze upon her mother's (Linda Phillips) work adorning their Hermiston home.

Wizard of Oz opens this weekend | Local News  East Oregonian

Hermiston residents are invited to follow the yellow brick road to Oz this weekend as Hermiston High School's theater department presents “The Wizard of Oz.”

District 8 Wrestling | This young Dawg has a bite  East Oregonian

Jon Lee is a bit nervous about getting his permit to drive, but put the Hermiston freshman on the mat and he will take on all-comers.

Obit: Natalya Marie 'Tally' Martinez | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Hermiston. August 8, 2002 — February 2, 2019. Viewing for Natalya Marie ”Tally” Martinez will be held Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 3 p.m. with recitation of ...

Our view | The transformative power of art | Editorials  East Oregonian

Art is a refuge in our modern world. At its best it's a transformative experience to take in the creative endeavor of another person, to clear your own mind and.

Local economy scores with AAU tournament | Local News  East Oregonian

AAU youth basketball coaches weren't the only ones going to their benches during the 16th annual Best of the West tournament. With an estimated influx of ...

Rooftop rescue adds fuel to friendly police-firefighter rivalry  East Oregonian

Payback was as sweet as the irony on Friday morning when a Hermiston police officer needed rescuing from a roof.

Hermiston School District concussion case moved to federal court  East Oregonian

A lawsuit against the Hermiston School District seeking $38.9 million alleging failure to protect a student from concussion harm has been moved to federal court, ...

City taking input on skate park plans | Local News  East Oregonian

The city of Hermiston is looking for input on a planned skate park.

Display features zodiac prints | News  East Oregonian

HERMISTON — The artwork of Denisia Leon is featured during the month of January at the Hermiston Public Library.

Pedestrian hit crossing Highway 395 in Hermiston | Local News  East Oregonian

A car turning onto Highway 395 in Hermiston hit a pedestrian on Wednesday afternoon. The pedestrian, a 15-year-old male Hermiston High School student, did ...

Boys hoops | Nixyaawii will have its hands full with Kittitas  East Oregonian

The Nixyaawii boys basketball team will step out of its comfort zone Friday to play Washington 2B power Kittitas at Hermiston High School.

Oregon high school football player sues for $38 million after suffering concussion

The parents of 17-year-old Connor Martin claims that the Hermiston School District failed to follow state law regarding concussion response, and now their son is ...

Hermiston High students recognized for app that helps find missing people  KEPR 19

HERMISTON, Ore. - Two Hermiston High School juniors have created an app to help find missing people, and it's earning them some recognition. Rogelio ...

A new era begins | Local  East Oregonian

HERMISTON — A new era in Hermiston High School football officially began this week, as the Bulldogs began their first full-team practices as members of the ...

Inland Musicians announce Young Artists Competition | News  East Oregonian

HERMISTON — The Inland Northwest Musicians is accepting applications for participants in its 19th annual Young Artists Competition.

HERMISTON Ready for the real world | Local News  East Oregonian

When students graduate from high school, they have some options: go to college, start working, or hone a skill that will land them a job. Some new teachers at ...

Hermiston High graduation to return to Toyota center | Local News  East Oregonian

HERMISTON — The Hermiston School Board agreed at a Monday night meeting that the district will once again hold graduation at the Toyota Center in 2019.

HERMISTON Community Fellowship Dinner serves free holiday feast  East Oregonian

Meal ministry features food, fellowship. By TAMMY MALGESINI. East Oregonian. A tradition that sprouted three decades ago to share a free Thanksgiving dinner ...

Holiday meal serves community fellowship | News  East Oregonian

A holiday meal featuring food and fellowship is available free of charge in Hermiston.

HERMISTON Health fair offers fitness tips and fun  East Oregonian

The Teddy Bear Clinic will again be taking patients during the upcoming Family Health & Fitness Day. The free health and wellness fair is appropriate for all ...

From Hermiston to the major leagues | Local  East Oregonian

Scott Ramsay was more than impressed with Kennison Field on Friday night.

HHS class of '68 celebrates 50 years  Hermiston Herald

Approximately 60 members of the Hermiston High School class of 1968 recently gathered to reminisce and renew friendships 50 years after turning the tassel.

Boys Basketball: Hermiston remains perfect with pair of wins  Hermiston Herald

At 6-foot-1, Hermiston's Adrian Mendez is not your typical post player, but he gets the job done.

From refugee to valedictorian | Local News  Hermiston Herald

When Marvin Hozi walks across the stage to receive his diploma, he knows exactly where his next steps will fall. But Hozi, one of 10 Hermiston High School ...

Hermiston History: Drive-by shooting at Hermiston Plaza | Local News  Hermiston Herald

A 15-year-old Hermiston male has been charged with firing the weapon in the Oct. 4 drive-by shooting at the Hermiston Plaza. The boy faces reckless ...

HERMISTON Other than traffic jam on bridge, principal calls graduation a success  East Oregonian

The Hermiston School District wrapped up its first out-of-state graduation on June 7, successfully getting 342 students across the stage at the Toyota Center in ...

Marching band a study in multitasking | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Marching band takes as much athletic focus as it does musical skill, with students spending hours on the field, memorizing complicated footwork as they play, ...

Hermiston 'stars' waltz on stage | News  East Oregonian

A handful of local “stars” will get schooled during the seventh annual Dancing with the Hermiston Stars.

HHS students walk out | Local News  East Oregonian

Hundreds of Hermiston High School students walked out of class Wednesday morning in solidarity with peers across the nation and in protest of the violence ...

Prep roundup | Ravet, Kittitas overwhelm Nixyaawii boys | Local  East Oregonian

Brock Ravet was as good as advertised. The Kittitas senior, who already has signed with Gonzaga University, lit up the scoreboard for 36 points Friday night, ...

Helen Joyce Maronda | Obituaries  Hermiston Herald

Helen Joyce Maronda, 83, a resident of Rosetta Assisted Living, Kennewick, Wash., went to be with the Lord on December 18, 2018. During her final hours she ...

Hermiston Seniors take Walk of Fame through old schools  Hermiston Herald

Graduation isn't until Thursday, but Hermiston High School students got an excuse to don their caps and gowns last week for the school's “Walk of Fame.”

HERMISTON Students quiz Wyden on health care, college costs  East Oregonian

In his two-hour town hall meeting with students and staff at Hermiston High School, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said there wasn't a specific issue that drove the ...

Hermiston Bulldogs prepare for 2018 high school football season: Photos

The Oregonian/OregonLive's annual high school football tour continued Tuesday with a stop at Hermiston High School, where the Bulldogs were busy preparing ...

Free concert offers slice of Bread | Local News  Hermiston Herald

A cover band that plays the music of Bread, an American soft rock group from the 1970s, will perform a free concert in Hermiston.

Hermiston High School walkout on March 14  NBC Right Now

We spoke with Hermiston High School's principal about what the staff expected from the students on national school walkout day.

Iraqi-born Hermiston High valedictorian heading to Stanford

By JAYATI RAMAKRISHNAN. East Oregonian. HERMISTON — When Marvin Hozi walks across the stage to receive his diploma, he knows exactly where his ...

HERMISTON Ellwood returns for homecoming festivities during cancer treatment  East Oregonian

For the last six months, Jasmine Ellwood has faced some challenges bigger than term papers and state tests.

Three Minutes with Liz Marvin | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Liz Marvin. School-to-career counselor Hermiston High School. When and why did you move to Hermiston? We moved to Hermiston 22 years ago. My husband ...

Hermiston no match for Southridge in MCC volleyball opener  East Oregonian

Opening-night jitters got the best of the Hermiston Bulldogs during their first match in the Mid-Columbia Conference.

Hermiston population surpasses 18,000 | Local News  East Oregonian

Hermiston's population has passed the 18000 mark.

HHS classmates gather 60 years after turning the tassel  Hermiston Herald

The Hermiston High School class of 1958 held its 60-year reunion Aug. 31 through Sept. 2.

Hermiston trapshooting finishes 7th in nation | Local  East Oregonian

Before Hermiston High School's trapshooting team departed for the USA High School Clay Target League National Championships in Michigan last week, ...

In Uniform: Gestny R. Findley | Uniform  East Oregonian

U.S. Air Force Airman Gestny R. Findley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Class of '98 gears up for reunion  Hermiston Herald

The Hermiston High School class of 1998 is making plans to celebrate its 20-year reunion.

Hermiston celebrates opening of Harkenrider Center | Local News  East Oregonian

The sun was shining and the mood was festive as about 200 people gathered Saturday to celebrate the opening of the Harkenrider Senior Activity Center.

Community to cook up holiday meal | Local News  Hermiston Herald

A tradition that sprouted three decades ago to share a free Thanksgiving dinner with others continues this holiday season.

Turning the tassel on time | Local News  East Oregonian

Although she never met her great-great-grandmother, Emily Marvin of the Hermiston High School class of 2018 feels a kindred spirit with Gladys West Graham.

This app is bananas, BANANAS | Local News  Hermiston Herald

When two Hermiston High School juniors started their Technology and Web Development class at the beginning of the school year, they wanted to develop their ...

Hermiston to light 40-foot Christmas tree Thursday | Local News  East Oregonian

Hermiston will celebrate the holiday season Thursday with a tree-lighting ceremony downtown.

HERMISTON School district narrows scope of potential bond projects  East Oregonian

A group of community members and district employees trying to help the Hermiston School District come up with its next bond request has narrowed their ...

Turning the tassel | Local News  East Oregonian

As they graduated, Hermiston High School's class of 2018 celebrated everything that brought them to that point — as well as the changes ahead.

Bacon takes home the mirror ball trophy at Hermiston's dance fundraiser  East Oregonian

Highland Hills Elementary School principal Jake Bacon earned a new nickname Saturday night: MC Bacon.

Wanted: A new rival | Local  Hermiston Herald

Hermiston High School will be seen as the rookies this upcoming athletic year.

Hermiston Police to respond to fire alarms at schools  East Oregonian

If you see police showing up to a Hermiston school in tactical gear, it may be nothing more than a false alarm.

Experiencing English | Local News  East Oregonian

The students in Highland Hills Elementary School's Newcomers class know the difference between the numbers 15 and 50.

Rapper George Moss coming to Hermiston | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Billed as a Night of Champions Power & Rap, a faith-based event in Hermiston will feature music, feats of strength and a motivational message.

New league, new rivals | Local  East Oregonian

Hermiston High School will be seen as the rookies this upcoming athletic year.

Coming Home | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Staff Writer. For some students, Homecoming means dress-up days and tug-of-war. For others, it's all about football. But the week in October is a chance for all ...

Hermiston High School opens new parking lot Jan. 2  East Oregonian

Anyone who has been frustrated by trying to find a parking spot around Hermiston High School can rejoice in a new parking lot opening behind the school on ...

Hermiston High grad will serve as graduation coach  East Oregonian

As the Hermiston School District works to improve its graduation rates, it will intensify its focus on students still a few years from receiving a diploma.

Virginia Marie Bissinger | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Hermiston. February 29, 1928 — December 15, 2018. Longtime Stanfield resident Virginia Marie Bissinger, 90, of Hermiston, Oregon, died Saturday, December ...

Wyden to visit Hermiston, four other schools next week  East Oregonian

Sen. Ron Wyden will hold five town halls at schools in central and Eastern Oregon counties the week of Oct. 22-24.

Promoting student mental health | Local News  Hermiston Herald

“You are amazing,” the sign read. “You got it, dude!” read another. The barrage of positive messages greeted drivers who passed by the intersection of Highway ...

Proposed schedule causes some teachers concern | Local News  East Oregonian

The Hermiston School Board will vote at next month's meeting to decide whether to keep Hermiston's spring break schedule in line with the rest of the state, or to ...

Hermiston School District wants to hear from you  East Oregonian

The fact that Hermiston School District has a need for facility upgrades and renovation should not be a surprise. Over the past 10 years, the district has ...

Free dinner serves up Christmas spirit | Local News  Hermiston Herald

A holiday meal featuring food and fellowship is available free of charge in Hermiston.

Election results online | Local News  Hermiston Herald

The Community Fellowship Dinner board of directors is gearing up for its second holiday season serving free meals at Hermiston High School.

Wrestling | Bulldogs take down Richland, Kennewick in MCC duals  Hermiston Herald

For the first time in five years, Kennewick High School is able to put a full lineup on the mat for a dual.

Hermiston sophomore dies | Local News  East Oregonian

Counselors and a safe room were available to students at Hermiston High School Monday after the death of a student.

Fresh start | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Hermiston's youngest group of students start school today, joining schools that are bigger and busier than ever.

Hermiston competes in Mid-Columbia Conference  NBC Right Now

The Hermiston High School athletic director says there will be a huge jump in competition for the school now that they're a part of the Mid-Columbia Conference, ...

Communities salute veterans for their service | Local News  Hermiston Herald

As Veterans Day approaches, several special events are planned to honor veterans. Events and activities include:

Hermiston grad rates lag as neighbors' grow | Local News  East Oregonian

The Oregon Department of Education released its annual graduation rates Thursday and Hermiston fell well below the state average.

Hermiston teen starts new year in remission | Local News  East Oregonian

Laylah Sandoval began 2018 with a cancer diagnosis, but she started out 2019 with the disease in the rearview mirror.

Staying safe in the water | Local News  East Oregonian

This year's crop of Hermiston second graders are already getting a jump on next summer. All the district's second graders are spending one day at the Hermiston ...

A new challenge awaits for Hermiston’s title-touting football team  Tri-City Herald

The Hermiston Bulldogs football team won a state title in their last game as a member of the OSAA. Will that success translate when the Bulldogs transition to the ...

Could Oregon's Long-Distance Leagues Put School Sports Out Of Reach?  KLCC FM Public Radio

Juan Llamas' players trickled out of class as the clock neared 10:30 a.m. on a recent October Tuesday. Llamas is the head boys soccer coach at McKay High.

Duck and Cover: Hermiston high school rocks Great American Shakeout 2017  KEPR 19

HERMISTON, Ore. Students in Mr. Kreder's science class at Hermiston High School got to learn about Geology in action Thursday.At 10:19 a.m., and shortly after ...

Hermiston transforming park, building new trail | Local News  East Oregonian

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 ...

HERMISTON Graduation may move next door, or out of state  East Oregonian

The Hermiston School Board will soon consider whether to move the high school graduation ceremony after several years of growing graduating classes have ...

Hermiston kicks off Christmas season with tree-lighting  East Oregonian

Lights and smiles lit up Hermiston's new festival street Thursday night.

HERMISTON Whoville comes to Hermiston | News  East Oregonian

Whimsical costumes, an elaborate stage and fun music are all featured in “Seussical the Musical” at Hermiston High School.

HERMISTON Alternative school merges with high school | Local News  East Oregonian

The Innovative Learning Center, the Hermiston School District's alternative school since 2011, officially dissolved after the spring of 2016 and is now operating ...

Margaret Ann Brown | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Hermiston. April 19, 1952 — December 4, 2018. Margaret Ann Brown of Hermiston was born on April 19, 1952, in Portland, Oregon, the daughter of Max and ...

Hermiston High School student dies from apparent alcohol poisoning  KEPR 19

HERMISTON, Ore. - A sophomore at Hermiston High School is being remembered Monday after school district officials said he died over the weekend.

Playing for a Washington state championship? It soon might come against an Oregon school  The News Tribune

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association on Monday approved the addition of Hermiston High School (in Oregon) to join the association and leave ...

IMESD, HSD work to improve graduation rates  My Columbia Basin

Many states have four-year high school graduation rates higher than Oregon's at 76.6 percent. Education officials point out that it's not fair to compare one state ...

Hermiston Community likes EOTEC best for high school graduation  East Oregonian

Community members have chosen the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center as their top choice for a high school graduation venue, but Hermiston School ...

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