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 …
Student leaders from Hermiston were recognized April 28 during the Oregon Association of Student Councils spring conference, held at the Red Lion Hotel at Jantzen Beach in Portland.
Students from the region showcased their spelling talents during an annual event sponsored by the InterMountain Education Service District.
With a mantra of “No One Walks Alone,” a Corvallis woman rallied support during the recent Walk MS Eastern Oregon. The May 4 event was held at Roy Raley Park in Pendleton to help raise awarene…
Strikes, spares and maybe even a few gutter balls helped provide needed funds to The Arc Umatilla County.
The students of Pilot Rock Loves Hockey Group would like to thank the following individuals or businesses for donating monetary or prizes to our Pop the Balloon fundraiser that we had at the P…
Thank you to the 102 volunteers — 68 adults and 34 youth — who helped clear more than 1,500 pounds of trash from the River Parkway and the banks of the Umatilla River in Pendleton on May 4!
The Pendleton Foundation Trust announced spring grants awarded totaled $99,066.25 to 12 community organizations and seven memorial trust funds:
The Dirt Dabblers Garden Club recently awarded a pair of Educational Garden Scholarships.
Teresa Moncrief was recently installed as president of Hermiston Emblem Club #215 for 2019-20. The Hermiston woman also will take care of press duties for the organization.
More than two dozen Pendleton High School students in the School to Careers program recently toured a pair of regional facilities.
All Pendleton High School junior and senior class students would like to express their thanks and gratitude to Gary George and the Wildhorse Resort & Casino team for once again allowing PH…
Winners were recently announced for the Pendleton Right to Life annual poster contest.
Altrusa International of Hermiston is responding to the needs of the hungry.
My 36-year-old son suffered sudden cardiac arrest due to unknown reasons on April 3, 2019. Due to the expert and speedy response by the Pendleton Fire Department Emergency Response Team and ad…
More than 300 people participated in the recent Trucks, Tractors and Trees.
Alexander Jensen of the Stanfield Police Department will graduate from the Oregon Public Safety Academy during a Friday, May 10 ceremony at 10 a.m. in Salem.
Ropes and trolleys, muscles and manpower helped move a large grand piano to its new home at Sun Ridge Retirement Community.
A group of local eighth graders should experience a little less trepidation when they enter Hermiston High School as freshmen in the fall.
In addition to scoring on the hardwood, the Pendleton High School girls’ basketball team chalked up recognition in the classroom.
Members of the Adventuretime program spent a recent afternoon in service to the community.
Hermiston Emblem Club #215 recently was visited by Gaille Schmidt, state Emblem Club president, Sandra Goodwin, state marshal, and Judy Coleman, state treasurer. All three of the women are fro…
The Umatilla County Historical Society raised more than $350,000 for the exhibit “Umatilla Gold: The History of Wheat in Umatilla County.”
Larry Glaze, director of operations and facilities for the InterMountain Education Service District, was recently recognized with a PACE Award as an “outstanding individual.”
Lt. Col. David Doran, a member of the Oregon Army National Guard, is currently serving as a fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
The Education Foundation of Pendleton recently announced it awarded $11,500 in grants to Pendleton School District teachers. The awards include:
The Morrow County Health District recently donated $10,000 to the Ione School District.
Vicki Rayburn and Sheila Botti of the Morrow County Health District were each recently recognized with a Service Excellence Award.
Nixyaawii Community School recently scored with help from “Take it to the Court for Education.”
People are invited to turn a page or two at the Echo Public Library, as recent donations continue to bolster the collection. During the month of March, several people contributed books, includ…
Local Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma members took the opportunity to meet with Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena.
Local Girl Scouts Troop 51411 recently got an inside look at the medical field.
The Columbia River Enterprise Zone II board of directors recently awarded $3,242,545.71. The Jan. 28 disbursements included:
The Tom Denchel Ford Country.Com Shootout, held April 6-7 at Big River Golf Course in Umatilla raised money for local youths.
A first time donor, Rosaura Madrigal of Hermiston, participated in the March 18 American Red Cross blood drive at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston.
Participants in the 2019 ArtWORKz Junior Art Show & Competition at Tamástslikt Cultural Institute chose Sierra Breeding as the winner of the artist’s choice award.
Western writer Rick Steber‘s book “Fall Down Angel” was recently selected as a winner of The Beverly Hills Book Awards.
A total of $34,257 was distributed between two local cancer support organizations from the Pendleton Round-Up’s 2018 Tough Enough To Wear Pink campaign.