A flock of wild turkeys make their way across snow-covered railroad tracks near Kamela.
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.
Despite the snowy weather, more than 160 people participated in the Feb. 9 Love Keeps Us Warm event at Hamley Slickfork Saloon.
The inaugural DHS Cabin Fever for Kids event drifted in just in time, offering a respite from being cooped up in the winter weather.
Jessica Howard, a telecommunicator, and Cherrie Hutchison, a dispatcher, are completing coursework with Basic Telecommunications #BT113.
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 …
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…
Child Evangelism Fellowship, Inc. (CEF), Umatilla Chapter, has strengthened its leadership team by adding Phoebe Gilliland to its staff as director of training.
Gary George, CEO of Wildhorse Resort & Casino, expressed gratitude to employees for their diligent participation in promoting the operation’s growth.
Aaron Hines was recently elected to serve as the president of the Nixyaawii Chamber of Commerce.
Umapine resident Taylor Ann Skramstad will be officially crowned during the 2019 Miss Rodeo Oregon coronation.
A large mural that honors veterans recently created in the foyer of the Griswold High School gymnasium has received rave reviews.
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.
Dorothy (Dot) Rodd of Pendleton recently celebrated her 100th birthday.
A holiday tradition continued this past December as the Umatilla County Board of Realtors collected stuffed animals for St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton.
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 …
I am writing to call attention to an amazing art show now appearing at the Betty Feves Memorial Gallery at Blue Mountain Community College.
Shayla Castleberry, a dispatcher with the Umatilla Tribal Police Department, is graduating from the 112th Basic Telecommunications Class.
In recognition of January’s School Board Recognition Month, the Morrow County School District recently expressed appreciation for its school board members.
As 2018 came to a close, Good Shepherd Health Care System celebrated with year-end awards.
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.
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…
A trio of local tourists activities were included in the Oregon Business magazine’s top 100 fan-favorite destinations for 2019 in Oregon.
Hungry students in the Athena-Weston School District and at McLoughlin High School recently benefited from the Milton-Freewater, Athena, Weston Fund.
The Hermiston Lions Club recently made a $5,000 donation to Umatilla Electric Cooperative to help support its summer Hydromania Science Camp.
Officer Scott Wood of the Umatilla Tribal Police Department will graduate from the Oregon Public Safety Academy.
Members of Altrusa International of Hermiston are thrilled with the outpouring of donations for the Hermiston Warming Station.
The spirit of giving was alive and well during the holiday season in Echo.
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…
The Eastern Oregon Philippine American Community ended 2018 with a fun-filled Christmas celebration.
Children around the world will receive gifts from Eastern Oregon University‘s men’s soccer team this year.
Thank You from Echo Kiwanis and … especially Wal-Mart DC.
Cycle Oregon donated a $5,000 grant to Pendleton Parks and Recreation to help create an after-school program. Cycle Oregon received $579,300 in requests, but awarded only a few grants.
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 …
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…
Laundry bins were overflowing at Good Shepherd Medical Center earlier this month — but it wasn’t because the housekeeping department was behind.
A pair of Hermiston residents will enjoy their favorite coffee drinks thanks to a giveaway KOHU-KQFM.
Saul Esquivel of Stanfield won a handful of gift cards during the final drawing of Tom Denchel Ford Country‘s Days of Christmas holiday event.
Good Shepherd Health Care System recently wrapped up its 12 Days of Giving campaign, resulting in 3,617 items being donated.
A fund is now available for Arlington-area residents who need help paying their utility bills.
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.
A group of gardening enthusiasts recently provided support for Domestic Violence Services.
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.
The School To Careers program recently held its first job shadow event for the 2018-19 school year.
A number of local children will experience a magical Christmas thanks to the efforts of staff at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution.
A handful of Eastern Oregon nonprofits were among 121 arts organizations from across the state to receive 2019 Operating Support Grants from the Oregon Arts Commission.
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, …
KARE — Kids at Risk Empowered — a project of Altrusa International of Pendleton, recently received a $4,000 boost from the Altrusa Foundation.
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.
More than 70 Special Olympic athletes accompanied by family members, supporters and coaches celebrated the conclusion of the 2018 bowling season.
The Weston-McEwen Advanced Ag Sales team placed first in the Agricultural Sales competition for the Blue Mountain FFA District.
The Helix Advancement Partnership Network (HAPN) is making steady progress on its Helix Library and Children's Room Expansion Project.
Suni Danforth of Milton-Freewater was recently elected as the new chair of the Umatilla County Republican Central Committee.
Several area businesses were honored during the Morrow County 4-H Achievement Night.
While attending the Dec. 1 Festival of Trees at the Hermiston Community Center, Destiny George bought a ticket for the Hermiston Kiwanis raffle tree.