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Gary Neal and Larry Lindsay of the Port of Morrow were among those who received recognition during the Special Districts Association of Oregon awards banquet.

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The annual regional Chess for Success tournament was held Feb. 2, 2019, at Hermiston High School and hosted students from Heppner, Nixyaawii, and Hermiston competing in five rounds throughout …

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There are a handful of state senators who have a university in their Senate district, and I am pleased to be one of them. Eastern Oregon University is one of my top priorities. So, when Profes…

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Gary George, CEO of Wildhorse Resort & Casino, expressed gratitude to employees for their diligent participation in promoting the operation’s growth.

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A large mural that honors veterans recently created in the foyer of the Griswold High School gymnasium has received rave reviews.

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The American Red Cross recently celebrated several milestones met by blood donors during regular monthly collection events held at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston.

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A holiday tradition continued this past December as the Umatilla County Board of Realtors collected stuffed animals for St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton.

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A couple of area photography enthusiasts recently captured frosty proof of the winter season. People are invited to submit landscape or other interesting photos for possible inclusion in Your …

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In recognition of January’s School Board Recognition Month, the Morrow County School District recently expressed appreciation for its school board members.

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The Pendleton Round-Up & Happy Canyon Hall of Fame recently welcomed newly appointed directors Steve Hart, Mary French West, Casey White-Zollman and Jordan McDonald.

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Oregon poet laureate Kim Stafford visited Pendleton back in November. He gave a reading and held workshops, and the East Oregonian asked readers to submit their own poems in connection to Staf…

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Hungry students in the Athena-Weston School District and at McLoughlin High School recently benefited from the Milton-Freewater, Athena, Weston Fund.

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Made to Thrive recently cashed in on the annual Community Bank Charity Drive. Kriss Dammeyer, director of the Hermiston-based nonprofit organization, received a check from Lacey Wallis, Hermis…

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Randee Bronson and Jana Divine of Community Bank of Pendleton delivered some holiday cheer to the staff at Pendleton Center for the Arts during its staff Christmas party Dec. 21, presenting a …

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On December 11-13, 2018, the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO), in partnership with Blue Mountain Community College, sponsored and hosted free training for local and regional law enforce…

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Laundry bins were overflowing at Good Shepherd Medical Center earlier this month — but it wasn’t because the housekeeping department was behind.

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The Columbia Basin Board of Realtors held a fundraiser to help support Eastern Oregon Mission, the parent organization of Agape House and Martha’s House.

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A longtime supporter of Fort Walla Walla Museum, the Pacific Power Foundation recently provided another grant to help fund the museum’s admission-free school tour program.

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A number of local children will experience a magical Christmas thanks to the efforts of staff at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution.

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The Rivoli Theater Coalition wishes to thank the Pacific Power Foundation for the recent donation of $4,000 towards payment for Phase 1 Construction work. Over the life of the Rivoli Project, …

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Members of Altrusa International of Hermiston gathered Dec. 6 at The Arc Building to help serve as Santa’s elves. The service club provides gifts each year for the Hermiston Police Christmas Express.

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More than 70 Special Olympic athletes accompanied by family members, supporters and coaches celebrated the conclusion of the 2018 bowling season.

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While attending the Dec. 1 Festival of Trees at the Hermiston Community Center, Destiny George bought a ticket for the Hermiston Kiwanis raffle tree.