Kathy Aney

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The indomitable Terry Prouse

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When Terry Prouse started Pendleton High School’s first softball team, she seemed unfazed by the lack of bats, balls, bases, playing field or even a league.

Prouse arrived at the Pendleton School District in...

Judge denies request to ease Logman’s 24-hour supervision

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The case of Vanessa Logman inched forward on Monday with another pre-trial hearing.

The mother of four attacked a Good Samaritan who stopped to give her and her sons a ride near Pilot Rock on June 4, 2016. The Pend...

Couple ties knot during biker wedding

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This wasn’t your typical wedding.

The groom didn’t enter quietly from a side door, nor did the bride float demurely up the aisle wearing a white, lacy dress.

Instead, groom Skip Cripe hopped abo...

Shooting migratory birds flies in face of federal law

- Someone shot a ferruginous hawk in Coombs Canyon

Umatilla County fights gonorrhea with field visits

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What’s going on with gonorrhea?

The sexually transmitted disease is not only on the rise in Oregon and around the globe, but its ability to shape-shift has the World Health Organization warning of an antibio...

Power of the powwow

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Powwow.

The word evokes a sensory smorgasbord. Swirling dancers adorned with feathers, beads, bustles, ribbons, porcupine quills, shells, fringe, metal cones and buckskin. A cacophony of colors ranging from bright...

Hospital officials try to keep up with shifting health care

- Since Affordable Care Act, fewer people using emergency rooms; ER costs ticking back up

Veterans use writing to tame trauma

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Skip Nichols walked to the podium, breathed deeply and shared one of his most agonizing life experiences.

Nichols, a Vietnam veteran and retired managing editor of the East Oregonian, had cobbled together the words...

BMCC grad overcomes health challenges, addiction to finish college

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Christopher Smith looked out at a sea of fellow graduates, family and friends and smiled a nervous smile.

Smith, a speaker at the Blue Mountain Community College commencement ceremony on Thursday night at the Pendl...

Cayuse Tech sees huge drop in premiums after adding in-house clinic

- Employees given access to care, motivation to stay healthy; company staves off massive rate hikes

As Pendleton’s oldest store liquidates, memories flow

- Pendleton J.C. Penney store stayed put for 106 years

Prison employee receives awards for heroism during fire

- Firefighters tied up at another fire when report of smoke at EOCI shop came in

Bi-monthly video chats help local legislators stay tuned to concerns at home

- Residents can help troubleshoot legislation with unforeseen effects

Wheelchair recharging station first at state capitol

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The ribbon cutting Monday at the Oregon State Capitol won’t celebrate a new business or building, but rather a gray, metal box mounted to the wall.

A blue sign above the box explains all in large block prin...

Lost class ring comes home after 42 years

- Ring popped loose during ski mishap