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Hermiston History: Moon landing expected in late 1968

"We watched it 15 or 20 times," said Debbie Freeman. "That's one of the beautiful things about the program, it just brings out more interest and discussion about what we've seen." Laser disks, computers, big screen televisions and LCD overhead displays are all part of a program designed to bring tod

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 17:58:34

8 years after his murder, their father still watches over them

Driving down Kennewick Avenue, you can see Froilan Godines watching over his family. The father of seven lives on in the treehouse he built for his children, tall and proud above the family home and easily seen from the road. Eight years to the month after Godines' murder in Pasco, the sight still b

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-21 04:02:00

Pasco man allegedly admitted fatal stabbing before fleeing to Mexico in 2010 | Tri-City Herald

One of the two suspects in the 2010 murder of a Pasco nightclub bouncer made his first appearance in court Tuesday. Adan Virgen-Ponce, who turns 37 on Wednesday, was recently extradited from Mexico and booked into the Franklin County jail. He and his nephew apparently never went home again after po

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-21 04:18:00

Raffle includes Star Wars droid, Barbie house

HERMISTON - A hot dog dinner, games, a raffle and an auction are all featured during a fundraiser at Desert View Elementary School. Coordinated by the Desert View Parent Club, the family-friendly event is Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at 1225 S.W. Ninth St., Hermiston. A fully furnished Barbie Dream House

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-20 17:20:11

De-coding dyslexia: meeting provides insight

Parents, educators and friends are invited to get involved with a grassroots movement about dyslexia. Decoding Dyslexia Oregon is driven by a need for conversations with school districts and policy makers regarding dyslexia. The goal is to raise awareness, empower families and improve resources. An

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 17:52:38

Seed to Supper plants healthy eating

Potential green thumbs are invited to learn more about low-cost vegetable gardening that will assist them in digging in the dirt and putting food on the table. Chelle Hankinson, a member of the Healthy Communities Coalition and facilitator of Lovin' Spadefuls - Hermiston's community garden - is exci

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 17:54:37

EOU exhibit features high school student artwork

The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University is excited to present its annual "Eastern Oregon Regional High School Art Exhibition." The exhibition opens Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery, located in Loso Hall on the university's La Grande campus. There is no admission charge. Awards will

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-20 17:20:06

CAUGHT ON CAM: Pasco man steals from local charity, HD video leads to his arrest

Police say surveillance cameras in the donation center captured this image of a thief trying to steal the camera off the wall. PASCO, Wash. - Pasco police were looking for a man they say tried to steal a security camera from a charity donation center. It turns out, that charity helped hundreds of f

KEPR - 2018-02-20 18:03:40

Letter: No evidence Trump colluded

I would like to respond to Ken Ames of Pasco. Please let us all know what proof you have that our president, elected by us, is a danger to our country. I am so tired of the baseless comments from all of you so-called experts. He has worked hard and fixed many issues in our country. All of this whil

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-21 01:36:00

Three Minutes with Jeff Snell

Jeff Snell Eastern Oregon Physical Therapy When and why did you move to Hermiston? We moved to Hermiston in 1997 when I was employed at Eastern Oregon Physical Therapy. What is your favorite place to eat in Hermiston? It depends on what I'm in the mood for but at the top of the list would be Delish

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 17:58:03

BOYS BASKETBALL: Irrigon survives double OT, new district champs

UMATILLA -- It takes unrelenting endurance to outlast your toughest competition, which is something the Irrigon boys basketball team focuses on every practice. "It's 90 percent of what we do," junior Keith Flemming said. "We don't even touch the basketball during practice, we run." The Knights have

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 18:00:10

Ministry offers hope to the homeless

House of Hope fundraiser features music, spaghetti feed By TAMMY MALGESINI Community Editor Taking a shower, getting warm, finding someplace to sleep and even eating a meal used to take a lot of energy and effort for Mark Leslie. The Hermiston man survived homelessness for more than five years by fi

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 17:53:06

Immunization Exclusion Day is coming

Students who aren't up to date on their immunizations are being sent home today as part of the state's annual Exclusion Day. Last year, Hermiston School District sent home 84 students. Spokeswoman Maria Duron said school secretaries have been reaching out to parents since January to make them aware

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 17:56:07

Lifeways hires consultant to restore confidence

Lifeways recently got an ultimatum: change its ways or lose its contract. The mental health provider responded by engaging consultant Paul Spriggs-Flanders to help the agency improve crisis services for Umatilla County. In past months, Pendleton and Hermiston police chiefs and others have criticize

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 17:57:52

Foundation for learning: Kindergarten entry test results show basic skills

Though graduation rates seem like the most obvious way to measure student progress, the key to success starts many years earlier. The Oregon Kindergarten Assessment, a statewide test now in its fourth year, is given to each kindergartner within the first few days of entering public school. On aver

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 17:59:30

By the way: Rocky Heights class sets reading record

Rocky Heights Elementary School students have a reason to celebrate. All of the students in Mrs. Melissa Doherty's third grade class achieved 100 percent of their accelerated reading goal this year. The Accelerated Reader program motivates student reading by setting point-based goals for students, t

HERMISTON HERALD - 2018-02-20 18:00:42

Letter: Pasco levy and pizza don't mix

Just for the record, I am in favor of the Pasco School District levy having already voted "Yes" for this important measure. As past chair for the Pasco Citizens for Better Schools Committee, I would echo the concerned citizens have expressed regarding the strategy to use the voting history on an adv

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-21 01:36:00

Kennewick Police looking for Joshua Bussell after several pursuits

KENNEWICK, WA - On February 20, 2018 at about 10:26 a.m. a Kennewick Police officer was parked in the area of W. Canal Drive and N Buchannan Street when he observed a vehicle he recognized as being associated with a pursuit from February 14, 2018 with suspect Joshua Bussell. The officer observed the

FOX41YAKIMA.COM - 2018-02-21 00:49:00

Umatilla library offers museum passes

UMATILLA - The Umatilla Public Library recently announced that patrons can utilize passes for admission at the SAGE Center in Boardman. The pass, which can be checked out for a week, offers free admission for up to six people. If the pass is lost, there is a $20 charge. In addition, the library has

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-20 17:20:42

Agape House sets outdoor sale

HERMISTON - A parking lot sale offers a chance to purchase reasonably priced items and help support programs at Agape House. Bins of knick-knacks are you-name-the-price, furniture and bicycles are as marked and clothing is five items for $1. The event is Saturday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at 500 Harper R

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-20 17:20:35