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 …
The Umatilla County Special Library District (UCSLD) works in partnership with 11 public libraries in Umatilla County. The wonderful thing about the UCSLD library partners is that you can use …
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.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Crimson & Black Choir from Milton-Freewater’s McLoughlin High School performed at Disney California Adventure Park June 15 in Anaheim, California.
HERMISTON — James & Frances Kosko of Naches, Washington, drove away with the best of show with their 1936 Buick Business Coupe during the Cool Rides Car Show. The winner of the best of sho…
PENDLETON — A three-year grant from the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation will support strings education in Pendleton.
PENDLETON — The Patriot Trophy was won by Blue Mountain Electric during the Pendleton Fourth of July parade. The special award is given each year to the entry that most exemplifies patriotism …
BOARDMAN — The local local Boy Scouts of America/Boardman Police Department Explorer Post benefited from a recent donation from the Boardman Tillamook Creamery.
TOLLGATE — During a day trip to Jubilee Lake this past weekend, the Wiseman family of Pendleton saw everyone and their dog enjoying the nice weather while participating in outdoor fun.
PENDLETON —Heidi Haug recently landed a paid internship with the Oregon East Symphony.
STANFIELD — The overall winner of the Stanfield Fourth of July parade went to the Desert Shrine Club led by Jim Leitch. Second place went to Jim Morris and his 1955 M38A1 Military Jeep and thi…
PENDLETON — Members of the Eastern Oregon Philippine American Community recently brought smiles to the faces and fun times to residents, families and staff at McKay Creek Estates.
PENDLETON — The Pendleton High School class of 1964 recently held its 55-year reunion.
LA GRANDE — A group of athletes and coaches from Hermiston/Pendleton Special Olympics Local Program recently took to the links in La Grande.
HERMISTON — The inaugural Intellectual Disability Awareness Walk drew 50 participants.
WALLA WALLA — The Larry Beamer family recently announced that the Althadel Johns Beamer Memorial Scholarship for 2019 is being awarded to Weston Middle School.
HERMISTON — The inaugural Duck Race, coordinated by Hermiston Leadership Class #22, raised $17,064.33 for Made to Thrive.
HERMISTON — Lindsay Lloyd was recently installed as the 2019-20 president of Altrusa International of Hermiston.
HERMISTON — More than five dozen local athletes recently participated in the 2019 Hermiston Special Olympics Invitational, which featured bocce and track and field events.
HERMISTON — Representatives from Hermiston/Pendleton Special Olympics Local Program #510 were all smiles recently.
As I begin this column about the Umatilla County Special Library District and our partner libraries, I find the refrain, “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start,” runnin…
PORTLAND — Students from Helix were again recognized for their efforts in the Oregon History Day contest — qualifying for the National History Day event in Maryland.
IRRIGON — The city of Irrigon and Irrigon High School have been working together on making improvements to benefit the public.
PENDLETON — Several awards were presented to Altrusa International of Pendleton during the District 12 Altrusa Conference.
PENDLETON — Patrick Mills of Pendleton was recently honored with the Young Engineer of the Year Award by the Professional Engineers of Oregon. The award is presented annually to an engineer 35…
KLAMATH FALLS — The Oregon Institute of Technology steel bridge team, led by construction captain Grant Banister of Pendleton, placed 19th at the 2019 American Institute of Steel Construction …
PENDLETON — Megan Lauer was recently installed as president of Altrusa International of Pendleton.
HERMISTON — American Red Cross community blood drives in Hermiston have experienced a recent dip in donations.
PENDLETON – InterMountain Education Service District recently received several grants for its Oral Health Program.
ATHENA — The Athena Civic Memorial Association recently announced grant awards for the year ending May 31, 2019.
HERMISTON — Local author Carol Clupny has been making the rounds after launching her book, “The Ribbon Of Road Ahead: One Woman’s Remarkable Journey with Parkinson’s Disease.”
MILTON-FREEWATER — Milton-Freewater Boy Scout Troop #315 is pleased to announce two Eagle Scouts who earned their Eagle Palms.
Dear people of the great state of Oregon:
Students in the Pendleton High School Foreign Language Club recently returned from Eugene after participating in the University of Oregon’s Foreign Language and International Studies Day.
Special Olympic athletes, coaches, volunteers and supporters had multiple reasons to cheer recently as Hermiston/Pendleton Local Program #510 celebrated during its annual awards event.
The Hermiston Lions Club recently contributed money to several community organizations and/or projects.
The Hale twins, Juanita Mary Proctor and Margaret Frances Pieper, were born May 22, 1929, in Heppner, to Vier and Mary Hale.
Because of the outstanding teachers in Kirk Liscom‘s life — he has amazing opportunities ahead of him. A heartfelt thank you to:
Don Williams drove away with the Best of Show during the 2019 Blue Mountain Community College Cruisin’ for Scholarships Car Show. The award, presented in memory of Scott Waggoner by Mike Lapp …