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University of Oregon experiments with own ‘extension service’ in Pendleton
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University of Oregon experiments with own ‘extension service’ in Pendleton
University in talks to offer new dual-credit courses co-taught by college professors.

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Round-Up patrol aims to head off troublemakers on rodeo nights
Round-Up patrol aims to head off troublemakers on rodeo nights
Program in its eighth year, looks to keep the peace rather than make arrests
Brazile rewrites history with sixth Round-Up all-around title
Brazile rewrites history with sixth Round-Up all-around title
‘King of Cowboys’ notches sixth win in Pendleton, surpassing Yakima Canutt
Craft and culture at the Indian vendor village
Craft and culture at the Indian vendor village
Vendor village showcases Native art, culture
Remembering Heather Corey
Remembering Heather Corey
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Toppenish beauty crowned in annual Indian pageant
Toppenish beauty crowned in annual Indian pageant

PENDLETON — Rodeo aficionados from the U.S. and New Zealand were called as judges for the iconic American Indian Beauty Pageant, held each year just prior to the Westward Ho! Parade the Friday of Round-Up week. Indian women from throughout the...

Date set for HSD meet-and-greet
Mooney will speak to Hermiston community about school service, qualifications
Umatilla city manager candidates make their case
Projects continue to move forward in Umatilla as city searches for new manager
Athena girl does Westward do-si-do at parade
Athena girl does Westward do-si-do at parade

The Westward Ho! Parade has been pulling off a trick right before the thousands of people who line Pendleton streets, and it goes virtually unnoticed.

At the head of the parade that starts in front of Pendleton City Hall, 12-year-old Brooke...

One last ride
One last ride
Hermiston man reaches Round-Up milestone
Hermiston School District sued for failing to follow concussion protocol

A Hermiston family is suing the Hermiston School District, several coaches and an athletic trainer for $38.9 million, claiming district athletics staff in 2016 allowed their son to play a football game after sustaining a head injury, leading to...

Feds tests first nationwide text alert

SALEM — The first-ever nationwide text message alert takes place Thursday.

The Oregon Office of Emergency Management reported the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission are coordinating the test of the...

Trustee to take over management of troubled dairies
Trustee to take over management of troubled dairies
Greg te Velde will lose control of his three dairies, including Lost Valley Farm in Oregon, after a bankruptcy judge ruled he will appoint a trustee for the operations.
11:30 a.m. update: School canceled in Milton-Freewater after shooting threat
Deputies have located the student who made the threat.
Hermiston girl granted Western wish
Hermiston girl granted Western wish

Mikayla Herrera was surrounded by Round-Up royalty Thursday, but she was the only one wearing a tiara.

Mikayla, 15, was atop a horse taking pictures with the Round-Up court through the Children’s Western Wish Foundation, a nonprofit that...

Pendleton police question central figures in Thursday’s stabbing

PENDLETON — Pendleton Police Chief Stuart Roberts reported a detective caught up to more key figures involved in a Thursday morning assault that left two teens with stab wounds.

“In this instance, the two juveniles that were...

Nearly 50 children take over the Round-Up arena
Nearly 50 children take over the Round-Up arena

The Children’s Rodeo is almost all the events at the entire Round-Up simultaneously.

Roping, bulldogging, saddle bronc, wagon riding, cow milking and more were available for the participants of the Children’s Rodeo on Thursday,...

Pendleton — Oregon’s hub for one week a year
Pendleton — Oregon’s hub for one week a year
From politicians to civil rights leaders, Pendleton Round-Up draws them
A relay race with rising stakes
A relay race with rising stakes

Umatilla Express needed a strong performance to stay in its hometown race.

The Indian relay team was on the bubble heading into Thursday’s Round-Up, placing fifth out of eight teams, the top four teams moving onto the finals on Friday...

Hermiston man returns from 1,000-mile journey for CASA
Hermiston man returns from 1,000-mile journey for CASA
Charles Clupny walked 1,000 miles on the Camino de Santiago in France and Spain to raise money for Court Appointed Special Advocates.
Bearchum crowned in beauty pageant
Bearchum crowned in beauty pageant

Scenes from Thursday’s Pendleton Round-Up
Scenes from Thursday’s Pendleton Round-Up

Pickup wreck on Highway 11 slows traffic
Pickup wreck on Highway 11 slows traffic

PENDLETON — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 11 slowed traffic on Thursday.

The wreck happened about nine miles northeast of Pendleton between two pickup trucks.

Oregon State Police and a Pendleton ambulance responded. Injuries were...

Two Pendleton teens injured in assault
Police looking for witnesses and people involved in Wednesday morning stabbings
Scoreboard for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

Correction

Hermiston’s scores during their Tuesday night game against Davis High School were printed incorrectly.

The Lady Bulldogs won in four: 25-17, 21-25, 25-15, and 25-15.

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Wild rides
Wild rides

Tough Enough To Wear Pink crosses $22K to fight cancer
Tough Enough To Wear Pink crosses $22K to fight cancer

Donations to this year’s Tough Enough To Wear Pink campaign to support breast cancer patients and survivors has topped $22,000.

That’s about $3,000 more than 2017 and $2,000 more than 2016.

Casey White-Zollman, co-chair of...

Clear eyes, full stomachs, can’t lose
Clear eyes, full stomachs, can’t lose
HSD implements free breakfast program for all students
Riders cycle through Round-Up week
Riders cycle through Round-Up week

Given the group of female volunteers gathered by the finish line, it wasn’t difficult to tell when riders from Cycle Oregon started to trickle into their camp Wednesday afternoon.

“Every time the girls cheer, a cyclist comes...

HSD will hold forum for superintendent
HSD will hold forum for superintendent
Mooney to speak to Hermiston community about her vision for district
Sheriff’s team rescues injured woman

WESTON — The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team saved an injured woman Saturday near the Bar M Ranch.

The sheriff’s office reported the 36-year-old woman was attending a retreat at the resort ranch in...

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