BOARDMAN — Those receiving services from first responders served by Boardman Rural Fire Protection will benefit from new equipment recently obtained.
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.
HERMISTON — Mark Rose, director of the Hermiston Public Library, recently announced that $1,700 was raised during the annual book sale.
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…
MILTON-FREEWATER — Megan Norton was recently crowned as Miss Teen of Oregon 2019.
UMATILLA COUNTY — Eastern Oregon recently hosted its first statewide Court Appointed Special Advocate conference.
MORROW COUNTY — Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, recently welcomed two of his Senate colleagues to Morrow and Umatilla counties.
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…
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.
PENDLETON — As part of Pendleton Round-Up‘s military appreciation day fanfare, a B-25 bomber flew over the stadium.
This month, I am highlighting a Umatilla County Special Library District partner library, the Adams Public Library. Stephanie Partida is the new library director as of July. She brings a joyfu…
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.
HERMISTON — A pair of local families were the recipients of a labor of love in the form of heavy-duty spring horses.
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…
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…
MISSION — Ready 2 Learn recently received $3,000 to support early literacy in public libraries throughout Eastern Oregon.
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LA GRANDE — The Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center welcomed 37 high school students to its MedQuest Health Career Exploration Camp.
JOSEPH — A dedication ceremony was held to celebrate the new 22-kilowatt micro hydroelectric facility located within Wallowa Lake State Park.
PILOT ROCK — The Pilot Rock Education & Community Foundation recently hosted its annual reunion and community dinner.
HERMISTON — Jan Schroth was installed as president of The Arc Umatilla County during a July 30 event at The Arc Building in Hermiston.
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.
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…
HERMISTON — A reenactment of the iconic image of United States Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima during World War II garnered the sweepstakes award — deemed the best overall entry — during …
LA GRANDE — The Blue Mountain Translator District recently expressed appreciation for a grant it received from the Wildhorse Foundation.
SALEM — A pair of local police officers graduated with the 391st Basic Police Class.
PILOT ROCK — The Rocky Ridge Quilters expressed appreciation to all their friends, family and those in the community who have been following their journey.
PENDLETON — Food and fun was plentiful as St. Anthony Hospital recently celebrated its annual Employee and Affiliate Party.
IRRIGON — Robert Reid recently had a birthday to remember.
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Walmart store recently provided a grant to Pendleton Veterans of Foreign Wars Let’er Buck Post 922.
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…
ECHO — The fourth annual Hermiston/Pendleton Special Olympics Fundraising Golf Tournament raised $6,351.
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 …
ATHENA — A pair of metal art projects were recently installed at Athena City Park.
UMATILLA — The Big River Golf Course Ladies Club recently teed off for its championship.
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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).
JOSEPH — Students from across the region cashed in on Community Bank‘s Earn While You Learn Program.
JOHN DAY — Volunteers from across Oregon partnered with the Malheur National Forest for a two-day habitat restoration work event.
PENDLETON — Food and fun was plentiful during the Eastern Oregon Philippine American Community family picnic.
SALEM — Dispatcher Travis Carr of the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office recently completed coursework through the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
PENDLETON — Playing for Keeps, the Oregon East Symphony‘s youth classical strings education program, recently received a grant from the Juan Young Trust.
LAS VEGAS — Representatives from Umatilla County recently returned from Las Vegas with an achievement award from the National Association of Counties.
SALEM — A member of the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office was among the recent graduates from the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem.
HERMISTON — Bulldogs from the Hermiston High School class of 1974 recently gathering to celebrate 45 years since turning the tassel.
PENDLETON — The Umatilla County Historical Society recently received a boost for its Heritage Adventures tours program.
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.
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…
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…
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 …
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.
HERMISTON — A highlight of the summer for area foster children is the annual Department of Human Services pool party.
ATHENA — Kim and Judi Clark were recognized with the July Yard of the Month by the Athena Chamber of Commerce.
HERMISTON — Carol Goin of Hermiston Emblem Club #215 was recently elected as president of the Oregon State Association of Emblem Clubs for 2019-20.
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