100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Oct. 7, 1910

That Portland business men do not countenance the alleged move to hold a Round-up exhibition in that city and that there is little probability of such a show being held in that city is indicated by a message from C.C. Chapman, manager of the Portland commercial club. “I am not surprised that Pendleton should be indignant over any suggestion that Portland would appropriate the Round-up. For Portland to steal that success from Pendleton or make any attempt along that line would not only be an outrage, but would be very much to Portland’s disadvantage,” said Chapman in the letter.

50 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Oct. 7, 1960

Delbert Foote, 49, Canby, suffered a fatal heart attack Wednesday while hunting deer in the woods some 50 miles southeast of Heppner. He was the state’s fourth heart attack victim among hunters since the deer season opened Oct. 1. In addition, one hunter was shot to death and three others have been wounded.

25 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Oct. 7, 1985

Firefighters from six departments attacked a blaze that burned the A-One Motel to the ground Saturday. The fire provided “Structural Fire Attack” training for more than 40 firefighters, mostly volunteers, from Hermiston, Umatilla, Milton-Freewater, Meacham and Pendleton. The old wood-frame motel was demolished to make way for a new Skipper’s Restaurant, scheduled to open in early November.

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