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Unforgettable Nights in Hermiston: Exploring the Top 3 Sports Bars
In this article, we'll be exploring three top-notch sports bars located in Hermiston. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in hermiston, OR
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near hermiston.
The Arts Will Come to Hermiston Schools the Week of Oct. 9
Hermiston School District will welcome Anna Lee Landin (Puzey) to its elementary schools the week of Oct. 9. Landin, a published author and illustrator, will share her first book, “The Little House Saw.”. According to her website, “The little house gives us both the permission and the nudge we...
Local High School Sports Events for Oct. 3: Volleyball, Soccer, and Softball Games Aplenty
This article provides a schedule for high school sports events on Tuesday, October 3. The events include volleyball, soccer, and slowpitch softball games. Four Rivers Vet Clinic, a veterinary clinic in Ontario, Oregon since 1999, sponsors the article.
Oregon prisoner convicted in 1985 Indiana murder with DNA evidence for the first time dies in custody
A 75-year-old man convicted of rape and murder in the 1980s died in hospice care Wednesday, according to the Oregon Department of Corrections. Frank Ali Abdul-Rahmaan, formerly known as Frank Hopkins, was serving his sentence at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla with an earliest release date of Sept. 30, 2043.
I-84 crash kills one
UMATILLA COUNTY – The Oregon State Police reports it responded to a report of a crash involving two commercial motor vehicles near milepost 226 on Interstate 84 eastbound. OSP’s preliminary investigation indicated that a CMV operated by Ruslan Basarab, 49, of Renton was traveling in the slow lane when it struck the rear of Peterbilt commercial vehicle and trailer operated by Francisco Rivera Atilano Jr., 20, of Hermiston.
Deadline passes for Oregon State efforts to test wells for nitrate contamination
BOARDMAN, Ore.- According to Oregon Rural Action, the majority of well owners in the lower Umatilla Basin remain unsure if their drinking water is safe. It is estimated that 3,300 wells domestic wells exist in the lower Umatilla Basin. The September 30 deadline set by Governor Tina Kotek, has passed...
Fall means just a few more weeks of irrigation water
TRI-CITIES, Wash.-Fall is officially here, the leaves are falling, the pumpkin spice flavors are flowing, yard work season is winding down and irrigation districts around the region are getting ready to turn the water off in a few weeks. Most residents will have water until about mid-October, here are the...
Animal cruelty charges filed against previous Pasco shelter managers
PASCO — The Washington State Attorney General’s Office announced Friday it has filed a total of 48 criminal charges of animal cruelty against two individuals and their organization, Neo’s Nation Animal Foundation, which previously managed the Tri-Cities Animal Shelter in Pasco. The charges, which include six felonies...
$1.2 billion Powerball jackpot still up for grabs
KENNEWICK, Wash.- No winning ticket was drawn for the $1.2 billion Powerball jackpot. The $1.2 billion jackpot is now the fourth highest in the history of the game. The largest jackpot in the history of the game was $2.04 billion and was won in November of 2022. The second-highest jackpot...
Local Sports Roundup: Volleyball, Soccer, and Softball Results from Saturday, Sept. 30
This article summarizes the sports results from Saturday, September 30, focusing on league volleyball. The sports included are football, cross country, boys and girls soccer, and volleyball.
Major grocer opens another location in Washington
A popular grocer recently opened another location in Washington this past week. Read on to learn more. On Friday, September 29, 2023, the food market chain Natural Grocers celebrated the grand opening of its newest Washington location in Kennewick, according to a store opening announcement posted on the company's website.
Stray Showers Tonight...Really Nice Week Ahead
The chance of scattered showers tonight should taper off by 11 pm with clearing skies for the next several days! Breezy to gusty winds as this system passes through the area. Winds will be between 10-20 mph and gusts up to 25-30 mph. Overnight lows in the 40s.
Reports of bear in Umatilla Wetlands Park prompt bear trap deployment
UMATILLA, Ore.- Reports of a bear in Wetlands Park have prompted the deployment of a non-lethal trap. According to a Facebook post made by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, A bear trap has been deployed in the Wetlands Community Park. The trap was deployed by the CTUIR...
Early morning ag chemical release frightens many in Finley, Washington
An early-morning agricultural chemical release frightened many people on their way to work and school in Finley, in southeast Washington state, last week. A little after 7 a.m. Sept. 27, above Finley, there was a large mustard-yellow cloud hanging in the air. It had people worried. People took pictures and posted to their social media.
Is a recently sold $1.5M Tri-Cities lot becoming a homeless camp? Owner is taking action
More and more trash and RVs have been showing up there.
Tillamook County Creamery Association: Oregon History Makers' Beloved Brand
Tillamook operates production facilities in both Tillamook and Boardman, employing more than 900 people throughout Oregon. It recently exceeded $1B in retail sales.
Legendary bands set to Rock the Locks in Umatilla
UMATILLA, Ore.-Rock the Locks, a three-day music festival featuring decades of hit-making bands is set for October 6-8 in Umatilla. 25 iconic bands, including ZZ Top, Collective Soul and Night Ranger, will perform across two stages beginning at noon all three days at the Big River Golf Course at 83606 Bud Draper Rd. See all the bands that will be performing here.
Northwest Native Economic Summit returns
MISSION – The Northwest Native Economic Summit is returning to Wildhorse Resort & Casino for the second year from Tuesday through Thursday. It’s sponsored by the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and Nixyaawii Community Financial Services. “The conference includes everything from food sovereignty topics to small business,” Confederated...
Popular Tri-Cities Cook Shows Up at New Bucketz Bar and Grill
Hey Tri-Cities! There's a new bar in town called Bucketz Bar and Grill. Bucketz Bar and Grill is at 206 North Benton Street in Kennewick. The Grand opening was held this past weekend. The new bar and grill is open daily for lunch and dinner and features a full bar and ice-cold beer on tap. What was once home to Ice Harbor Brewery is now home to Kennewick's newest bar and a spot to watch all your favorite sports. Bucketz Bar and Grill offers daily food specials, too.