Kathy Aney

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In one episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” Captain Jim Brass shouts to investigator Gil Grissom.

“Hey, look what I found: a knife with blood on it.”

Grissom answers deadpa...

Freedom songs ring out in Pendleton

- Evening at Great Pacific closes out MLK Day

Panic in paradise: Locals experience Hawaiian missile alert

- Some East Oregonians had Hawaiian vacations interupted by missile alert.

A dark and stormy night

- Influenza humbles EO reporter

Megafires a growing concern for Climate Change Coalition


Jeff Blackwood sat back and listened, his brown eyes trained on the keynote speaker at the annual meeting (the first annual meeting) of the Eastern Oregon Climate Change Coalition.

Blackwood would soon be announced...

Bob Jenson, longtime Pendleton representative and educator, dies at 86

- Jenson served nine terms on Legislature, started teaching at Blue Mountain Community College in 1967

Doctor retires after 33 years of caring for Pendleton patients


Dr. Dan Marier clearly remembers his first day of doctoring in Pendleton.

Marier had moved to Oregon from Denver to practice with Dr. Norm Sitz and two other doctors at Pendleton Internal Medicine.


Beware the flu


Influenza activity spiked this week in Oregon, but procrastinators still have time to get their flu shots.

Dr. Ann Thomas, a public health physician for the Oregon Health Authority, said flu season took off dramati...

Measure 101 and the insurance net

- Single mom worries about losing insurance; proponents and opponents make case ahead of vote

Pendleton forecaster retiring after 39 years with National Weather Service

- Advent of doppler radar saved lives

Our New Neighbors: Setzer comes from Africa to Oregon


Kathy Setzer’s journey to Pendleton started 10,000 miles away in southern Africa during the height of summer and ended in a frozen winterland.

It was about a year ago when the couple left the hot, arid clim...

Beautiful albatross: Congregation opts to sell crumbling church


For sale: beautiful 111-year-old church with stained glass windows, quarried stone and pipe organ: $410,000.

The Pendleton First United Methodist Church, despite its elegant grandeur, has become a money pit for its...

Teen overcomes blindness and autism with music


One day last December, Kimberly Lindsay mindlessly browsed her Facebook feed before clicking on a YouTube video. She sat back and watched.

A 10-year-old boy named Christopher Duffley sang “Open the Eyes of M...

Not forgotten: Helix students show gratitude by laying wreaths on veterans’ graves

- “A person does not truly die until their name is never spoken again.” Lorin Kubishta, Helix teacher

Suzie ‘Saucy Mama’ Barhyte provides zest for home chefs

- Culinary dream team triumphs at World Food Championships

Shelter from the storm

- Improved Pendleton Warming Station opens for season

Pendleton students inspect real human brain, get taste of neuroscience


What does it feel like to touch billions of neurons?

Some students got a chance to find out as they examined a human brain up close and personal during science classes Friday at Sunridge Middle School.


PAWS takes in hoarded dogs

- More animals remain at Hermiston-area residence

Pendleton woman turns love of words into book, at age 96

- Dorys Grover researches and writes about cattle barons of Eastern Oregon

Speaker shares memories of Celilo, the lost falls

- Ed Edmo remembers skipping school to watch as Columbia River overtook fishing village