UMATILLA — The Umatilla Sage Riders need volunteers for a weed and litter clean-up at the arena.

The effort is Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the arena, 81907 N. Highway 395, Umatilla. The cleanup is planned in advance of the group’s Grab, Ride & Run awards barbecue, which is Sunday, Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. at the clubhouse. Hamburgers and hot dogs are provided and those attending are asked to bring side dishes.

Also, before all this happens, there is team roping event Monday beginning at 10 a.m. Help is needed in the kitchen and the arena. For more information, call 541-922-8526 or for the team roping event, call 541-571-1373 or visit

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