75 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Sept. 5-6, 1936

An entirely new feature at the Round-Up was arranged for last night at a meeting of the Round-Up board of directors when an invitation was extended to Dr. Leonard Stallcup’s California Girls Troop of Hollywood. Five girls, all wonderful riders, mounted on white horses and dressed in regular Cavalry costumes, will be at the Round-Up Thursday, Friday and Saturday. In the troop are Dixie Maxon, featured star and the best all-around horsewoman in California, and Janie Wilkerson, an equestrian sensation.

50 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Sept. 5-6, 1961

With the average storage water in McKay reservoir down to 700 acre feet this morning for an all-time low, Supt. John Venable of the reservoir said he planned to shut off the outflow Wednesday afternoon. He expected the level would drop to around 200 acre feet by that time — by far the least water ever in storage in the dam since it was first flooded some 30 years ago.

25 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Sept. 5-6, 1986

Pit bulls may be sleeping a little easier at night in Pilot Rock following a city council decision Wednesday to abandon a proposed ordinance against owning the dogs. Prompted by a rash of media reports on pit bull attacks in recent months, including one attack in Pendleton, the council had considered an ordinance that would ban the dogs from Pilot Rock. City attorney Joseph McNaught had advised against the ordinance, saying it might be unconstitutional to pinpoint a certain breed of dog and certain dog owners.

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