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Hermiston will stage "walk-in" for education on May 8  East Oregonian

Many teachers around the state will stage walkouts on May 8, to demand better support for education from the Oregon Legislature. But Hermiston and Umatilla's ...



Hermiston volunteers show love for their city | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Volunteers were out in full force on Saturday to show Hermiston a little love. The annual I Love My City cleanup event spread community members out across the ...



Evening of Excellence | Photo Galleries  Hermiston Herald

Hermiston High School recognized 150 students last Wednesday at its annual Evening of Excellence. Students were awarded honors medallions, academic ...



Hermiston food pod launches soft opening | Local News  East Oregonian

The people asked, and Hermiston listened. The city's new food truck pod is now open for business after residents asked the city to reconsider its restrictions on ...



Hermiston History: HIV rumors false | Hermiston History  Hermiston Herald

May 17, 1994. Rumors that as many as 40 Hermiston High School students tested positive for the HIV virus in the last blood drive are completely false, ...



College signing | Hermiston's Hayden Cissna signs with the Chukars  East Oregonian

Tennis wasn't Hayden Cissna's first sport of choice.



Secondary schools earn student council recognition two years in a row  NBC Right Now

Hermiston High School, Armand Larive, and Sandstone Middle School student councils were honored at the Oregon Association of Student Councils spring ...



Umatilla County teachers walk in — not out — for education funding  East Oregonian

Hermiston High School's colors are purple and gold, but on Wednesday the stands at Kennison Field were full of red.



Hermiston History: "We sure have an expensive city"  Hermiston Herald

May 10, 1994. Hermiston High School students will attend classes on a block schedule starting in the 1995-96 school year. The school board approved the ...



Entertainment calendar--May 18, 2019 | Entertainment  East Oregonian

FESTIVALS. “Hermiston Art Festival”. •Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.. •Downtown Hermiston. www.facebook.com/hermistondowntown. Free admission.



Obit: Vincent Joseph Watson | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Milwaukie. August 1, 1932 — April 15, 2019. Vincent Joseph Watson was born August 1, 1932, to Elmer L. Watson and Beryl Maybelle (Cellers) Watson in Drain, ...



Plant sales bloom this week | News  East Oregonian

With spring in the air, plants and flowers are blooming. Several FFA chapters and a garden club have announced plant sales:



Local roundup | Hermiston sends two to District 8 golf championships  East Oregonian

Gabe Cach of Hanford shot a 66, helping the Falcons to the team title in the final Mid-Columbia Conference golf match Monday at Zintel Canyon Golf Course in ...



Council to discuss EOTEC and skate park Monday  East Oregonian

Hermiston City Council will kick off their Monday meeting with a work session to discuss the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center.



Grant Union freshman qualifies for National High School Finals Rodeo  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant Union freshman Sam McCracken has qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo in Wyoming after placing second in cutting at the state ...



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 ...



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 high schoolers to battle it out with books  East Oregonian

For the first time since its foray into battle, Hermiston High School will send a team to the Oregon Battle of the Books state competition.



Bend-La Pine teachers won’t participate in statewide walkout  Bend Bulletin

Teachers across Oregon — including those in Bend-La Pine Schools — planned a mass walkout from schools May 8 in a plea to the Legislature for more ...



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, ...



Red Cross asks for donors amid 'critical' shortage of type O blood  YakTriNews KAPP-KVEW

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and is urging eligible donors to g ive now to help patients facing trauma and other ...



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 ...



National Girls High School Rankings For May 8  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its fourth National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



Hermiston dance team wins state competition | Local News  East Oregonian

The Hermiston Bulldogs have their first Washington title.



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 ...



6:20 p.m. update: Schools canceled as snow hits Eastern Oregon  Hermiston Herald

Hermiston School District, Stanfield School District, Umatilla School District and Morrow County School District have all canceled school for Tuesday after snow ...



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 ...



Opening Night Warmups | Local News  East Oregonian

The cast of the Hermiston High School production of "The Wizard of Oz" perform vocal warmups before their opening night performance on Friday, Feb. 1, 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 ...



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 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 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.



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.



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

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 ...



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.”



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 ...



HHS students talk about breaking the silence on suicide and mental health  East Oregonian

For many, mental health and suicide are taboo topics that can be uncomfortable, or even scary to talk about. But according to a group of students at Hermiston ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Holiday meal serves community fellowship | News  East Oregonian

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



Girls wrestling: Hermiston's Deike wins two matches at MCC mixer  East Oregonian

Each time out on the mat is a learning experience for the Hermiston girls wrestling team.



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.



Hermiston population surpasses 18,000 | Local News  East Oregonian

Hermiston's population has passed the 18000 mark.



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 ...



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.



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.”



May is Trauma Awareness Month - Why you should donate blood and blood donation opportunities  NBC Right Now

Donors of all blood types are urged to give now to help meet the needs of trauma patients and others with serious medical conditions.



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.



Obit: Brent David Dickinson | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Hermiston. March 7, 1975 — March 28, 2019. Brent David Dickinson died at his home in Hermiston, Oregon, on March 28, 2019, at the age of 44 years.



Hermiston citizens honored at Distinguished Citizens Awards | Local News  East Oregonian

Hermiston's annual Distinguished Citizens Awards is a gathering of mostly adults, but one of this year's top honorees was noted as much for her youthful nature ...



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.



Police Log April 2-8 | Public Safety  Hermiston Herald

TUESDAY, APRIL 2. 11:26 p.m. — An assault was reported at Northwest 11th Street. Wednesday, April 3. 11:41 a.m.— Child abuse or neglect was reported at ...



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.



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.



College wrestling | Hermiston's Coleman wins Pac-12 title | Sports  East Oregonian

As a freshman at Oregon State University, Bob Coleman posted a 6-26 record. There was a time when he didn't win a match for two months.



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.



From Hermiston to the major leagues | Local  East Oregonian

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



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.



Hermiston History | Hermiston History  Hermiston Herald

Jan. 4, 1994. The annual flu season has arrived in full force. Ken Franz, nurse manager in the emergency room at Good Shepherd Community Hospital, said the ...



Free concert offers slice of Bread | News  East Oregonian

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



A year in Hermiston | Local News  Hermiston Herald

2018 was a year of continued growth and change for Hermiston, which surpassed 18000 residents this year. As the year comes to a close we look back on some ...



Wanted: A new rival | Local  Hermiston Herald

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



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.



Offerings at Hermiston airport soar to new heights  East Oregonian

In the months since Gorge Aviation Services took over management of the Hermiston Municipal Airport, the airport has expanded its services.



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.



Marching band a study in multitasking | Local News  East Oregonian

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



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.



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 ...



Iraqi-born Hermiston High valedictorian heading to Stanford  OregonLive.com

Iraqi-born Marvin Hozi poses wearing two of the three academic achievement stoles the valedictorian will wear at the Hermiston High School graduation ...



Hermiston Chamber announces Kimberly Nevil as new CEO  Hermiston Herald

The new CEO for the Greater Hermiston Area Chamber of Commerce is no stranger to helping businesses thrive.



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 ...



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.



Public safety log for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | Public Safety  East Oregonian

MONDAY. 4:46 a.m. — A 911 caller in Stanfield reported she was feeling angry and anxious and took out her frustration on her boyfriend, hitting him with her ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Hermiston Bulldogs prepare for 2018 high school football season: Photos  OregonLive.com

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



New league, new rivals | Local  East Oregonian

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



Hermiston students plan for health careers with club, internships  East Oregonian

While their peers are in class each morning, Jazmin Macias and Kamryn Cooke are in a clinic across town, using stethoscopes and taking vital signs.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Hermiston History: Teenage keg party raided | Local News  Hermiston Herald

25 YEARS AGO. Sept. 21, 1993. The Umatilla Army Depot Reutilization Task Force has issued the final draft of its plan to convert the depot's buildings and ...



Young rapper riding the beat | Entertainment  East Oregonian

The pulsating beat and poetic words of urban rap and hip-hop provided an escape from boredom for a 16-year-old Hermiston youth.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Bulldog Golf coming to Big River | Local  East Oregonian

The Hermiston High School golf team is inviting the community to support their team with the Bulldog Golf Tournament at the Big River Golf Course in Umatilla.



This app is bananas, BANANAS | Local News  East Oregonian

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 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 students discuss pros, cons of lowering voting age to 16  Hermiston Herald

Hermiston teens aren't sure they're ready to vote yet — but the students in one social studies class thoughtfully debated the pros and cons of lowering the voting ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



Board moves graduation to Kennewick | Local News  Hermiston Herald

After three months of discussion, research and community surveys, the Hermiston School Board made its decision Monday night: Hermiston High School's Class ...



Feel the rhythm: Local dance teams bring routines to Pendleton's Hearts in Motion  East Oregonian

Saturday afternoon was a pure celebration of the art and competition of dance. Teams from nearly two dozen schools packed Pendleton's Warburg Court to ...



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