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MORO — The Sherman County Courthouse was one of 12 historic projects from across the state to receive a 2019 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.

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PENDLETON — As a way to express appreciation for all the hard work by the Pendleton Fire Department, Tania Wildbill recently led a free yoga workshop. Firefighter Marc Proctor assisted in coor…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Eastern Oregon recently hosted its first statewide Court Appointed Special Advocate conference.

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PILOT ROCK — Elizabeth King, a teacher in the Pilot Rock School District, recently completed an intense, week-long immersion course in American history at the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Ins…

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SALEM — John Lambert, a parole and probation officer with Umatilla County Community Corrections, recently completed a course of study at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem.

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HERMISTON — The Arc Umatilla County recently received a huge financial boost as representatives from Moda Health made a $1,000 contribution to the nonprofit organization.

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GRANT COUNTY — United States Forest Service personnel taught day-long workshops on wildlife, archaeology and Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation during an annual 4-H camp in the Malheur…

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PENDLETON — Special awards during the 2019 Main Street Cowboys Dress-Up Parade included the top two entries who garnered the most votes — Larry Wahl Memorial Trophy, which went to Oregon Grain…

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HEPPNER — A small group of young adults assisted with a variety of tasks on the Heppner Ranger District as part of a partnership with the Community Action Program of East Central Oregon.

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STANFIELD — Cecili Longhorn, director of the Stanfield Public Library, just returned home after spending the first week in September in New England. She flew across the country to attend the 2…

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PENDLETON — The Pendleton Walmart store recently provided a grant to Pendleton Veterans of Foreign Wars Let’er Buck Post 922.

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HERMISTON — The granddaughter of Robert and Serena MacPherson of Stanfield received a $1,200 scholarship from the Oregon State Association of Emblem Clubs. Serena MacPherson was recently insta…

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This September is Library Card Sign-Up Month sponsored by our libraries and the American Library Association (ALA). It is a time to remember that a library card is a critical step on the path …

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We would like to express our profound gratitude to all the wonderful volunteers who helped make the service at the Milton-Freewater Jr. Show Fairgrounds for Matt so very special. We have been …

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HERMISTON — A pair of local women were recognized for meeting weight loss goals during International Recognition Days with TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly).

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SALEM — Dispatcher Travis Carr of the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office recently completed coursework through the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.

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ATHENA — The winners of several activities held during Athena Caledonian Games have been updated. Celebrating all things Scottish, the July 12-14 event was held in and around Athena City Park.

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PENDLETON — The ASTRA Club of Pendleton was recently recognized during the Altrusa International Convention held July 17-20 in Reno. Sponsored by local Altrusa groups, ASTRA clubs are voluntee…

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PENDLETON — The Pendleton Foundation Trust recently welcomed its newest board member, Donna Biggerstaff. Mayor John Turner appointed Biggerstaff to fill retired member Kathy Houk‘s position as…

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PENDLETON — The Pendleton Foundation Trust is the recipient of a gift on behalf of Clelan “Lee” and Luella Dudek, which will provide several scholarships to Pendleton students. It will make a …

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ATHENA — Final results are in for Athena Caledonian Games. A celebration of all things Scottish, the annual festival was held July 12-14 in Athena.

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ATHENA — Kim and Judi Clark were recognized with the July Yard of the Month by the Athena Chamber of Commerce.

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HERMISTON — Carol Goin of Hermiston Emblem Club #215 was recently elected as president of the Oregon State Association of Emblem Clubs for 2019-20.