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HERMISTON — Arlene Burns, 92, the only surviving charter member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of Angels Court #1692, was presented with her 65-year membership pin on Nov.…

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SALEM — Umatilla County Deputy Sheriff Morgan Holcomb graduated from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) Basic Corrections Local #BCL042 on Friday, Oct. 30, a…

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UMATILLA — The city of Umatilla’s police department personnel welcomed a dozen members of Hermiston’s American Legion Post 37 and Auxiliary to their training session on Sept. 14.

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SALEM — Police Officer Nicholas DePaulo, of the Umatilla Tribal Police Department, was a member of the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) 399th Basic Police Class.

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HEPPNER — Two Morrow County students were honored during a virtual reception held earlier this week. Their artwork was selected among 643 entries submitted to the AITC Calendar Art Contest, sp…

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The Milton-Freewater Jr. Show and Livestock Sale Board would like to take the opportunity to publicly thank our many sponsors and volunteers that donated their precious time and money to this …

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The students and staff of Pilot Rock Elementary School would like to extend a warm thank you to Wildhorse Resort & Casino for their very generous donation of $2,500 to our grade school library.

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PENDLETON — Pendleton residents held a barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 12, to honor first responders from the Pendleton Police Department, the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office and the Pendleton Fi…

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HERMISTON — Due to COVID-19 restrictions, 4-H and FFA animals for the 2020 Umatilla County Fair Livestock Auction were dropped off at the fairgrounds, shown by a handful of masked volunteers a…

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PENDLETON — Oxford Suites Pendleton announced that after a comprehensive, on-site inspection, it has been recognized with the 2020 AAA Inspector’s Best of Housekeeping award — an award granted…

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PENDLETON — Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Darci Rhinehart is among the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) Basic Corrections Local No. BCL041 class that…

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HEPPNER — Dispatcher Jacob Stutzman of the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office was among the 119th Basic Telecommunications Class of the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).

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PILOT ROCK — Mayanna Kopp lives in Pilot Rock and has been a longtime subscriber of the East Oregonian. She celebrated her 90th birthday on July 12, 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic prevente…

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PENDLETON — Col. David Doran, a member of the Oregon Army National Guard recently completed fellowships at MIT and Harvard University and also served as a strategic planner in the Chief’s Acti…

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The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) is among 21 tribal communities across the country to receive a $30,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, in partnership …

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HERMISTON — Soroptimist International of the Greater Hermiston Area recently installed officers for the 2020-2021 club year at a meeting held in McKenzie Park in Hermiston. New officers are Vi…

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BOARDMAN — Boardman East Lamb Weston recently donated $5,000 to the Agape House food program, one of Eastern Oregon Mission‘s services to meet the needs of the community’s most vulnerable residents.

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PENDLETON — The Betty Feves Memorial Gallery at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton recently received a $2,000 grant from the Pendleton High School CommuniCare Club to support arts ed…

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HERMISTON — The Communicare/College Savings Club of Hermiston High School awarded a $3,000 grant to Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), a program with Umatilla-Morrow County Head Start th…

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HERMISTON — Hermiston High School and Sandstone Middle School student councils were recognized by the Oregon Association of Student Councils (OASC) as high-achieving student councils. Under no…

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HERMISTON — Altrusa International of Hermiston formally kicked off a new year on June 4, 2020, at McKenzie Park with a new president, Stephanie Hughes. Her motto for the year is “Refresh, Rest…

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HERMISTON — Every year the Hermiston School District partners with the Hermiston Masonic Lodge for the Bikes for Books Program. The Masons donated a total of 25 bicycles, five bikes to each el…

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HERMISTON — Robert Lee Davis of Hermiston was sworn in Thursday, June 4, as the new post commander for Hermiston’s VFW Desert Post 4750.

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A couple of weeks ago we had our water line between the water meter and our house rust through. We had to replace the water line. We called the city. They sent some one out right away. Very ni…

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Two Echo School District students recently won at the Oregon History Day competition. McKenzie Rose won first place in the Junior Division (6th-8th grades) exhibit category for her display ent…

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PENDLETON — National Volunteer Week is recognized each year the third week of April, and the city of Pendleton did not want to miss the opportunity to celebrate its volunteers despite a pandem…