Kathy Aney

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Warming planet means more mosquito-borne disease

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The deadliest creature in the animal kingdom doesn’t have teeth or claws — it’s smaller and far more benign looking than bear, boa constrictor or shark.

“The number one most dangerous a...

Pendleton helicopter crew pulls off complex rescue on Mt. Hood

- As ground deteriorated around rescuers, Chinook landed two wheels on side of mountain

Pendleton man creates a place of respite

- Octogenarian created unofficial park in heart of city

Outages bring darkness twice in three days

- Breaker at McNary substation finally stops power fault after three other breakers fail

Correctional officers walk fine line as custodians, protectors and rehabilitators

- Four correctional officers talk about daily life working inside Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution.

Fatal shooting in Mission leads to community building

- Support group Enough Iz Enough gets to work rebuilding community after murder

Life inside the razor wire

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Adam Anderson doesn’t like to think about his first days at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution.

He arrived in shackles in 1996 to serve a 25-year sentence for robbery, kidnap and assault. The 21-ye...

Walden challenger looks for common ground

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On paper, Jamie McLeod-Skinner might seem a long shot to win Oregon’s conservative Second Congressional District.

She’s female, a Democrat and gay.

McLeod-Skinner, 50, last year joined a crush ...

Physician finishes 39-year run in Pendleton

- A long-time Pendleton physician retires after 39 years.

Judge leaves legacy of kindness

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As Aesop once said, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

Bob Ridgway, retired municipal judge and Pendleton attorney, was a beacon of kindness say those who knew him best.

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Naturopathic physician steps into mentor’s shoes

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As a Hermiston High School student interested in medicine, Anton Alder once dreamed of becoming a neurosurgeon.

Then he got an after-school job as a filing clerk at the Peterson Clinic in Hermiston. The teenager c...

My plastic-free week

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There’s a famous exchange in the 1967 movie “The Graduate” between recently graduated Benjamin Braddock and family friend, Mr. McGuire:

Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word...

Pomp and circumstance for 161 BMCC grads

- Commencement brings celebration and reflection

Iraq veteran, BMCC graduate staffs school’s veteran resource center

- New center will help veterans transition from military to college

Walden-backed opioid package headed for floor debate

- Congress attempts to rein in three-headed monster

Start by believing

- Sexual assault victims fear they won’t be believed

Pendleton quilter who died in car crash had passion for veterans

- Joanne Marie Norris was on her way from a quilt display at Flora School Days

St. Anthony Hospital therapy dog brings healing

- Labrador making the rounds to provide therapeutic support

Pendleton superfan makes himself heard

- Bucks softball players appreciate their man in the stands