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Young musicians to perform with Inland Northwest Orchestra
Young musicians to perform with Inland Northwest Orchestra

A pair of youthful musicians will perform during the upcoming Inland Northwest Orchestra concert at Hermiston High School.

Kyle Ketchersid, a junior at Hermiston High School, and Nathan Hu, a seventh-grader at Enterprise Middle School in West...

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Fiddlers offer toe-tappin’ entertainment
Fiddlers offer toe-tappin’ entertainment

For some down-home jamming, you won’t want to miss a performance of the Blue Mountain Old Time Fiddlers.

The toe-tappin’ group will play Saturday at 6 p.m. at Stokes Landing Senior Center, 150 Columbia Lane, Irrigon. The cost is $5...

Conversation tackles fake news vs. alternative facts

ATHENA — A facilitated discussion about how the news can both represent and misrepresent the facts at hand is featured during an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project.

“Beyond Fake News: How We Find Accurate Information about the...

Group to discuss forest health study

PENDLETON — Representatives from Communities and Forests in Oregon will share the results of their long-term study regrading forest health, fire and public perceptions.

The public is invited to sessions, which will share about exploring...

Terrific Tuesday digs up Rivoli Theatre

PENDLETON — A report from archaeologists who recently took part in the basement excavation project at the Rivoli Theatre shares what they found hiding underground.

The event is featured during Terrific Tuesday, which is April 24 at 7 p.m.

Genealogy conference offers research help

JOHN DAY — A professional genealogist and speaker will present classes during a Spring Genealogy Seminar presented by the Grant County Genealogical Society.

After 20 years as a professional writer, Pam Vestal turned her full attention to...

Tickets on sale for Me and My Prince Ball

HERMISTON — It’s almost time to kick up your heels for the Me and My Prince Ball.

Presented by Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington Service Unit 22, the formal/semi-formal event provides an opportunity to build special...

Jazz vocalist mixes it up with La Grande pianist
Jazz vocalist mixes it up with La Grande pianist

PENDLETON — An upcoming show at Pendleton Center for the Arts features Kathy Kosins, a Detroit jazz vocalist, and Matt Cooper, a La Grande pianist.

The performance is Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N.

One-night film festival offers wild time

LA GRANDE — Films showcasing frontline activism and stunning cinematography are featured during a one-night film festival in La Grande.

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour focuses on films with environmental concerns and...

Yard sale to fund missions team

HERMISTON — Donations are being sought for a yard sale sponsored by Hermiston Church of the Nazarene.

Money raised will be used by the missions team for projects and trips. People wanting to do some spring cleaning to get rid of extra...

Stuff the Bus blesses Desert Rose
Stuff the Bus blesses Desert Rose

HERMISTON — Desert Rose Ministries in Hermiston was thrilled with the Stuff the Bus effort by Leadership Hermiston Class 21.

Participants collected donations April 7 at Walmart, Fiesta Foods and Safeway. After the buses were stuffed, they...

Silver thing challenges teens

PENDLETON — A faith-based experience for youths that features two hours of high energy music, videos, dramas, special effects and comedy is coming to Pendleton.

The Silver Ring Thing is presented by a team of peer-level leaders who serve...

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Silver thing challenges teens

PENDLETON — A faith-based experience for youths that features two hours of high energy music, videos, dramas, special effects and comedy is coming to Pendleton.

The Silver Ring Thing is presented by a...

LIMEY PASTOR: Spring is springing

Another season of God is arriving. There is a perceptible tingling down my forearms and down the lower half of my spine – as if life is starting the motor once more time. In my spirit I feel pleasantly restless – as if a call is cooking,...

OUT OF THE VAULT: Running all in the family for Lexington athletes

Lee Padberg was proud of his son Bryan, whose high school running career took off his freshman year at Heppner High School with state Class A titles in the 1,500 and 3,000 meter runs in 1986. But Lee was prouder that Brian broke 20-year-old school...

Everything’s roses with Caledonian games

ATHENA — A white Jacobite Rose imported from Scotland will be planted in Hesketh Rose Garden in Athena City Park.

The flower has been a longtime Scottish symbol of freedom, said Sue Friese, Athena Caledonian Games president. The rose,...

Positive article well received

Thanks for the front page article in Friday’s April 13 paper! We need to hear more positive things about our local people.

Bravo Jose Adan Guardado, grandparents, and friend Laurie Ellis! You’re all wonderful Oregonians (not to...

Toastmasters members speak out
Toastmasters members speak out

A pair of local Toastmasters International members will participate in this weekend’s Toastmasters E2 contest.

Rich Scheele, who placed first, and Mary Halfmoon, who came in second, during the Cay-Uma-Wa and Pendleton Toastmasters...

Special Olympics celebrates 2017 sports season
Special Olympics celebrates 2017 sports season

Athletes, volunteers and fans involved with Hermiston/Pendleton Special Olympics Local Program #510 recently celebrated the 2017 sports season.

The April 10 event, held at The Arc Building in Hermiston, included the presentation of awards...

Virtual school attends paint party
Virtual school attends paint party

Several students who attend the statewide online public charter school, Oregon Connections Academy, and their parents recently participated in a creative and educational field trip to Jeny’s Heart With Art in Pendleton

During the April...

Wellness Walk steps out for spring fun
Wellness Walk steps out for spring fun

A beautiful spring day was enjoyed by Pendleton School District employees as they participated in the PSD Wellness Walk.

The April 14 event, held at Community Park in Pendleton, included about 50 employees, who strolled around for more than an...

Heppner FFA fares well at state
Heppner FFA fares well at state

The Heppner FFA Chapter found lots of success during the Oregon FFA State Convention, held in Redmond.

Fifteen members participated in many sessions that recognize members’ accomplishments. Coby Dougherty and Beau Wolters earned the...

All aboard, train ride offers passenger fun
All aboard, train ride offers passenger fun

Eagle Cap Excursion Train announces 2018 season,

East Oregonian

The Eagle Cap Excursion Train normally kicks off each season with its Mother’s Day Brunch. However, with May 5 landing on a Saturday, they are beginning the season...

Film shares greatest story of circus

BOARDMAN — Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up for a viewing of “The Greatest Showman.”

Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing...

Bowling tournament benefits The Arc

HERMISTON — If bowling is up your alley, you’re invited to participate in a tournament fundraiser to benefit The Arc Umatilla County.

The event is Saturday at 6 p.m. at Desert Lanes, 1545 N. First St., Hermiston. The cost is $125...

Outdoor sale benefits Agape House

HERMISTON — A parking lot sale offers a chance to purchase reasonably priced items and help support Agape House programs.

You name the price for knick-knacks, clothing items are five for $1 and furniture is as marked. The sale is Saturday...

Quilt project offers seamless process
Quilt project offers seamless process

Every quilt has a story — and the Oregon Quilt Project is piecing together the history of quilts that reside in Oregon.

Entering the final year of the project, volunteers will travel to Eastern Oregon for documentation day events. The...

Storyteller to yuk it up at local libraries

Several local libraries are hosting a musical comedy show featuring Rick Huddle.

As a 5-year-old, the storyteller, musician and theater artist had aspirations to become a clown. Ditching the red nose and floppy shoes, Huddle aims to create...

Fundraising event takes steps to fight multiple sclerosis
Fundraising event takes steps to fight multiple sclerosis

MS walk returns to Pendleton

By TAMMY MALGESINI

East Oregonian

Emily Nash was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at 10:45 a.m. on July 11, 2012.

“You just don’t forget some things,” the Pendleton woman said.

Irrigon to shine spotlight on citizens

IRRIGON — The Irrigon Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for Time to Shine, the annual citizen recognition banquet.

The event is Friday, April 20 from 5-8 p.m. at Stokes Landing Senior Center, 150 Columbia Lane, Irrigon. Tickets for the...

Tree school offers outdoor topics

BAKER CITY — The public is invited to a one-day event that features 29 unique classes featuring a wide range of forestry and natural resource-related topics.

From birds and bees to wolves and trees, the OSU Baker County Extension Service...

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ANNIVERSARY: Ernie and Mary Jean McCabe

Faith, love, family and friends have been the anchors in the 70-year marriage of Ernie McCabe and Mary Jean Bristow McCabe. They were married on...

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Young musicians to perform with Inland Northwest Orchestra

A pair of youthful musicians will perform during the upcoming Inland Northwest Orchestra concert at Hermiston High School.

Kyle Ketchersid,...

VFW, American Legion hosts swap meet

HERMISTON — For a chance to pick up items at a cheaper price, be sure and head to the Spring Yard Sale & Swap Meet.

Sponsored by...

‘In Her Shoes’ steps out against domestic violence
Retired teacher shares Walla Walla history
Fiddlers offer toe-tappin’ entertainment

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Days Gone By: April 9-10, 2018

100 Years Ago

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April 9-10, 1918

Umatilla county, usually one of the strongest in the legislature, will...

Days Gone By: April 7-8, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

April 7-8, 1918

Securely locked in the safe of District Attorney Keator today is a loaf of...

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OUT OF THE VAULT: Running all in the family for Lexington athletes

Lee Padberg was proud of his son Bryan, whose high school running career took off his freshman year at Heppner High School with state Class A...

OUT OF THE VAULT: Lover’s triangle leads to tragic deaths

A Heppner man, insanely jealous when the woman of his dreams chose a different companion, went on a shooting spree that left his heart’s...

OUT OF THE VAULT: Robbery duo nabbed by local lawmen
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Student Honors

Kannier, Bedolla Chavez named to Dean’s List

BEND — Jennifer Kannier of Pendleton and Stephanie Bedolla Chavez of Umatilla were named to the 2018 winter term Dean’s List at...

EOU names winter term Dean’s List

LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University named 547 students to the dean’s list for the 2018 winter term. Qualifying students achieve...

OIT names winter term honor students
Local students make OSU honor roll
Sunridge names March Bronc Pride winners

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Positive article well received

Thanks for the front page article in Friday’s April 13 paper! We need to hear more positive things about our local people.

Bravo...

Toastmasters members speak out

A pair of local Toastmasters International members will participate in this weekend’s Toastmasters E2 contest.

Rich Scheele, who...

Special Olympics celebrates 2017 sports season
Virtual school attends paint party
Wellness Walk steps out for spring fun