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PENDLETON — The InterMountain Education Service District announced an opportunity for students, parents, school staff and community members to recognize the hard work of educators who may be w…

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UMATILLA — Food vendors, Santa Claus, live entertainment and a Winter Wonderland Carnival are all featured during the city of Umatilla’s Christmas Tree Lighting event.

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HERMISTON — Former atomic workers and Hanford Site retirees are invited to Nuclear Care Partners’ Benefits over Breakfast event to learn more about the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Pro…

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MILTON-FREEWATER — From “California Girls” and “I Get Around” to “Help Me Rhonda” and “Good Vibrations,” the hits of The Beach Boys are featured during Oldies Night in Milton-Freewater.

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A black rooster — an escapee from a local farm? — struts along a quiet mud flat, thankful to not have sunk in to his comb.

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PENDLETON — The students in Blue Mountain Community College’s Corrections Education Programs know the work they do in the classroom to earn a GED certification is a valuable and important part…

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PENDLETON — Edelmira “Connie” Garcia, a longtime InterMountain Education Service District employee, was named the 2019 Title I-C Migrant Education Teacher of the Year by the Oregon Department …

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PENDLETON — Dispatcher Hannah Foster of the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office received a letter of commendation for her response to an Aug. 4 emergency call.

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I would like to thank Affordable Family Eyewear for their incredible support of Fuzz Ball Animal Rescue. They not only donate financially, but also food and supplies. They hold fundraisers, do…

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LA GRANDE — More than 200 regional performers will ring in the holiday season during the Observer’s 28th Annual Holiday Music Festival in La Grande.

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MISSION — The community is invited to visit the Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts fine printmaking studio as well as see some of the resulting works hanging on the gallery walls.

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TOLLGATE — The Tollgate Trail Finders will sponsor a Youth Snowmobile Safety Class on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tollgate Trail Finders clubhouse, 62369 Highway 204, mile …

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PENDLETON — A trifecta of fun is planned during Christmas Fun Nights at Pendleton First Assembly of God Church.

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ECHO — The Echo Toy Run revs up the spirit of the season by providing gifts to kids in the hospital.

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PENDLETON — The public is invited to help spread the gift of joy to more than 400 kids in Pendleton area this Christmas season.

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PENDLETON — In time for holiday gift-giving, the East Oregonian’s new pictorial history book, “Umatilla County Memories: A Pictorial History of the mid-1800s through 1939,” has arrived and is …

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Members of Oregon FFA, Les Schwab Tire Center, Wilco and Grange Co-op locations across the state recently collected food donations for those in need this holiday season.

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LA GRANDE — A group of 33 high school students from Eastern Oregon school districts recently visited the Eastern Oregon University campus and earned some college credits during the process.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — The Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon recently highlighted the leadership of Amy Ashton-Williams, the director of Human Services in Umatilla County,…

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HERMISTON — The Hermiston Education Foundation recently allocated $16,600 to eight educators in the Hermiston School District to enhance opportunities for students. The projects, including who…