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HERMISTON — The Elks Northeast District Hoop Shoot contest — which represents Elks in Hood River Lodge #1507, The Dalles Lodge #303, Condon Lodge #1869, Heppner Lodge #358, Hermiston Lodge #18…

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SALEM — The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is expanding its Veteran Volunteer Program statewide after a successful pilot project in three counties, and is now recruiting volunteers int…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — The Milton-Freewater City Light and Power Energy Assistance Program through The Salvation Army received a hefty boost from the annual Community Bank Holiday Charity Drive.

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UMATILLA — Megan Olsen, general manager of Big River Golf Course, is predicting a great year on the links.

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HERMISTON — In recognition of a successful fall sports season, Hermiston/Pendleton Special Olympics Local Program #510 recently gathered for a celebration.

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PENDLETON — The Rivoli Coalition recently received a $7,000 grant from the Autzen Foundation, a $5,000 donation from EO Media Group and a $4,448.74 payment from an Oregon Main Street grant tha…

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PENDLETON — The Pendleton Round-Up’s Tough Enough To Wear Pink campaign recently provided $12,500 each to a pair of local cancer support organizations.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Walmart Transportation Division and local law enforcement teamed up to help brighten the holiday season for kids at area children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald House locations.

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PENDLETON — A large portion of Keystone RV‘s annual food drive will be donated to Blue Mountain Community College‘s student food pantry, along with an additional $1,500 worth of much-needed it…

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PENDLETON — Members of Altrusa International of Pendleton congratulated Haley Flemmer as she walked away from the Altrusa Holiday Bazaar with a wad of cash.

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PENDLETON — The Arts Council of Pendleton and the Umatilla County Historical Society each received holiday cheer from the Pacific Power Foundation. Lori Wyman, Pacific Power regional business …

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ATHENA — The Athena Mainstreet Association received a recent boost from the F.J. Hodecker Family Fund, Carl J. and Alma Johnson Fund and Betty Lou Roberts Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation.

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WILSONVILLE — A Friends of Nurseries award was recently presented to U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore. The Oregon Association of Nurseries applauded the legislator’s efforts in securing federal f…

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PENDLETON — The students in Blue Mountain Community College’s Corrections Education Programs know the work they do in the classroom to earn a GED certification is a valuable and important part…

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PENDLETON — Edelmira “Connie” Garcia, a longtime InterMountain Education Service District employee, was named the 2019 Title I-C Migrant Education Teacher of the Year by the Oregon Department …

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PENDLETON — Dispatcher Hannah Foster of the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office received a letter of commendation for her response to an Aug. 4 emergency call.

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I would like to thank Affordable Family Eyewear for their incredible support of Fuzz Ball Animal Rescue. They not only donate financially, but also food and supplies. They hold fundraisers, do…

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Members of Oregon FFA, Les Schwab Tire Center, Wilco and Grange Co-op locations across the state recently collected food donations for those in need this holiday season.

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LA GRANDE — A group of 33 high school students from Eastern Oregon school districts recently visited the Eastern Oregon University campus and earned some college credits during the process.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — The Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon recently highlighted the leadership of Amy Ashton-Williams, the director of Human Services in Umatilla County,…

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HERMISTON — The Hermiston Education Foundation recently allocated $16,600 to eight educators in the Hermiston School District to enhance opportunities for students. The projects, including who…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jennifer Olson recently traveled to Washington, D.C., in support of advocacy efforts through the Elizabeth Dole Foundation for military caregivers. The Pendleton woman’s hus…

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PENDLETON — Shaindel Beers, a Blue Mountain Community College English and writing instructor, was recently awarded the Woodrow Hall Top Shelf Award from Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf.

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SALEM — Dispatcher Rachael Haller of the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office recently completed a course with the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.

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PENDLETON — A $2,500 grant from the Pendleton Foundation Trust will help pay for completion of phase one construction of the Rivoli Theater project. The grant was written by Nick Nash of Easte…

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PENDLETON — The Betty Feves Memorial Gallery recently created a new educational display to help break down perceived barriers about visiting an art gallery.

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We would like to thank all of those who helped make the Rotary Youth Exchange Golf Tournament such a success. Even though it was cold, we had quite a few teams participate.

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The Pendleton Friends of the Library recently held its largest annual fundraiser, the book sale. We raised over $14,000 that will directly support to the Pendleton Public Library. We are so gr…