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.
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The Pendleton School District recently congratulated Suzanne Howard, director of nutrition services, for receiving awards from Sodexo, the district’s food service contractor.
A handful of local law enforcement personnel will graduate from the Oregon Public Safety Academy.
Deputy Mike Cahill of the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office was recently honored for his efforts in saving a suicidal woman from drowning in the Columbia River near Boardman.
The Education Foundation of Pendleton recently announced fall grants totaling $12,016 was awarded to teachers in the Pendleton School District. The projects include:
The signing of a memorandum of agreement to renew a commitment of collaboration and cooperation included a circle dance with 60 people.
A sincere thank you to the gentleman who contacted several businesses in Hermiston to sponsor the concert on Nov. 3, 2018, ”A Toast to Bread!” An extremely talented, professional group of musicians.
Students at McKay Creek Elementary School in Pendleton are enjoying a refurbished gymnasium this school year due to an upgrade project completed this past summer.
The InterMountain Education Service District recently expressed appreciation to volunteers from the Let‘er Buck Room for a $4,000 donation to the Children’s Rodeo.
The Riverfront Plaza in Pendleton recently got a little brighter — as six sunburst honeylocust were recently planted at the park.
The Pendleton Round-Up Association recently presented a check for $5,000 to the Pendleton High School culinary arts program.
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The most recent graduating class of the Oregon Public Safety Academy included Tyler Bigot of the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office.
The Pendleton Foundation Trust announced fall grants awarded totaled $70,483.21. Recipients and the projects are:
The new playground at Sam Boardman Elementary School officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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Kids up to age 5 can roam throughout the Helen McCune Gym weekly during Tot Time.
Milton-Freewater City Hall employees were greeted by 48 bright pink flamingos earlier this week. The plastic flock of birds was scattered throughout the lawn, in flower beds, peeking over the …
Phase 1 Rivoli Construction work resumed last week, with Kirby Nagelhout Construction returning to continue the removal of the theater balcony and adjacent framing. The Rivoli Coalition thanks…
Yazzmin Chavez, a 2016 graduate of Stanfield High School, recently participated in a highly cheered event.
Good Shepherd Health Care System has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Oregonian.
REAL Oregon (Resource Education & Ag Leadership) will launch its second leadership class in November, and the group of 30 includes four area leaders:
The Helix Advancement Partnership Network recently raised $5,000 from local citizens and businesses.
The Umatilla County Historical Society recently received a grant from the Blue Mountain Community Foundation.
A Kennewick family is thrilled with winning a heavy-duty spring rocking horse created as a way to raise money for the Department of Human Services Child Welfare program’s foster parent and chi…
Each month Outreach Food Pantry (formerly St. Mary’s Outreach) provides emergency food boxes to over 300 households.
Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District’s Temporary Emergency Power Planning and Response Team recently returned after providing support in Guam.
After decades of faithfully supporting Eastern Oregon University students, alumnus Denver Ginsey has established an endowed scholarship that will continue his family’s legacy for many years.
The Arts Council of Pendleton was among 17 recipients from across the state that received $10,000 Arts Learning grants from the Oregon Arts Commission.
The Hermiston High School class of 1958 held its 60-year reunion Aug. 31 through Sept. 2.
The celebration of “Let’s Stirrup Some Fun!” was kicked off with the annual Umatilla County Fair Kick-Off parade. More than 100 parade entries lined the streets Aug. 4 in preparation for the 2…
SALEM — The following local 4-H participants earned awards at the 2018 Oregon State Fair:
As part of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center Circles of Hope suicide prevention program held several activities during Pendleton Round-Up week.
Jeffrey Iles, a dispatcher with the Umatilla Tribal Police Department, recently completed the Basic Telecommunications Class.
Tanisha J. McLemore is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Oregon State Association of Emblem Clubs.
Contemporary composer Raven Chacon has been commissioned to create a new piece of music and the world premier performance will take place in Pendleton.
During the eighth year of Community Bank’s Earn While You Learn Program, 704 student-customers in the Eastern Oregon and southeast Washington area earned $16,777.
One of the primary philanthropies of Altrusa International of Hermiston is literacy.
Jerry Gaunt recently received the Echo Good Neighbor Award.
The U.S. Bank Foundation recently presented Inland Northwest Musicians with a $2,500 grant.
Austin Phipps drove away with the best of show with his 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS during the Cool Rides Car Show.
Pilot Rock resident Mike Morehead has had numerous guests this summer. He captured images of a variety of insects and wildlife, including a bee and butterfly on zinnia flowers in his garden, a…
Three regional organizations were among the recipients of Oregon Cultural Trust grants.
A trio of area farms — one in Morrow County and two in Umatilla County — are being recognized as part of the Oregon Century Farm & Ranch Program.
A foursome calling themselves “Hole in 1,” which included Randy Sperr, Jason Sperr, Elizabeth Sperr and Cindy Rogers, shot a 55 to win the Hermiston/Pendleton Special Olympics Local Program #5…
Betty Burns of Ione drove away from the Arlington Show ‘n’ Shine with the entrant’s choice award for her light blue 1960 Ford Thunderbird.