Kathy Aney

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Round-Up and Happy Canyon’s first general manager announces retirement


The Pendleton Round-Up’s first-ever general manager announced he will retire in May.

Casey Beard started managing the rodeo just after the organization’s second century kicked off. He was hired to ove...

Veterans find each other through BMCC veterans’ breakfast


Two Vietnam-era veterans who served in Guam in the 1970s connected two years ago thanks to the annual Blue Mountain Community College Veterans Breakfast.

Dave Bowman and Dave Gawf devoured pancakes, bacon and eggs...

Island of wonders | Madagascar trip brings paradigm shifts

- “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” Martin Buber, German philosopher

Klepper left her campsite better than she found it


For 82 years, Betty Klepper lived life on her terms.

She broke away from her southern belle upbringing and passed up a more traditional life as wife and mother for a rich career as an internationally known plant sc...

Pendleton couple reflects on Las Vegas shooting a year later


Images of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas still live in Kevin and Elaine Anderson’s brains.

Before the shooting began on Oct. 1, the Pendleton couple basked in a day of country music at the Ro...

Pendleton center for grieving children celebrates first year

- Cason’s Place dedicates play area to Adrian Stump, who was killed in helicopter crash

Ride honors fallen cyclist


Ride on, Ann Wyatt.

Wyatt died in June after a car hit her as she cycled to work. On Saturday, a spirited group of friends and co-workers pedaled the 56-mile Echo loop as a way to honor the 62-year-old cyclist. The...

Shared data cuts down on emergency room overuse

- St. Anthony Hospital finds way to reduce inappropriate visits to ER