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PENDLETON — Blue denim jeans and Western shirts are the style every Pendleton Round-Up, but on Thursday, Sept. 16, one color will dominate the scene: pink.

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PENDLETON — It’s a difficult life to be a cowboy. It’s even more difficult to be a professional cowboy competing on the rodeo circuit.

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Vendors are open and early shoppers check out the goods Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, on Pendleton’s Main Street while the Round-Up was going on. Evenings on Main are busier than days, and crowds…

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The Robert Henry Band performs Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 15, 2021, on Main Street, Pendleton, as part of the Main Street Show, which features a variety of free performances the week of Round-…

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PENDLETON — Umatilla County has reported five COVID-19 deaths over the past week, raising its pandemic death toll to 123. And neighboring Morrow County on Tuesday, Sept. 14, reported its 21st …

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PENDLETON — As dawn broke Sunday, Sept. 12, over the Pendleton Round-Up Grounds, dozens of tribal members from across the Pacific Northwest descended on the Indian Village to begin assembling …

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PENDLETON — Colorful attire, rides and costumes exploded onto Pendleton’s streets Saturday, Sept. 11, for the Main Street Cowboys’ Dress-Up Parade to kickoff the long-awaited return of the Rou…

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HERMISTON — A hit-and-run driver more than two years ago in Hermiston killed Antonia “Toni” Minne Cobarubias. Oregon State Patrol Sgt. Seth Cooney said to date, authorities have not found the …

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BAKER CITY — Motorists should expect nighttime delays of up to 20 minutes on Oregon Highway 86 — the Baker-Copperfield Highway — this week, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 15.

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HERMISTON — The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, Sept. 8, agreed to allow a warming station and temporary living huts to go on 10 acres the county owns.

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PENDLETON — American Indian history, the Wild West, someone getting both their legs sawed off — these are normal scenes from the annual Happy Canyon Night Show, which brings thousands of spect…

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By JAYSON JACOBY,

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WALLA WALLA — Local police detectives on Thursday, Sept. 9, helped the Gang Intelligence Team of the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office arrest leaders of an outlaw motorcycle gang.

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One World Trade Center (formerly known as the Freedom Tower) at Ground Zero is lit up red, white and blue for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, as it is seen with the Statue of Liberty in New York…

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Flags placed on the Braintree, Massachusetts, Town Common in honor of those killed on 9/11. Of the nearly 3,000 flags, 2,574 American flags represent the civilians and military personnel who d…

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PENDLETON — It all began with a former Navy man who worked at the Pendleton Post Office. As new 1950s cars rumbled past the town’s brick buildings, Tom Simonton began painting the signs for th…

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LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon sheriff’s offices reaffirmed they would not enforce the mask mandates Gov. Kate Brown set in place. As well, a number of sheriffs across Eastern Oregon, including in…

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Andy Marcum of Enterprise, who served as a military working dog handler in the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan, is seen here with his dog Bandit. Marcum and Bandit were among those Marines vi…

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Andy Marcum of Enterprise deployed with this group of K9 Marines from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. These Marines, seen here at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, and their dogs are vital for the …

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Andy Marcum got this shot from one of his Marine Corps patrol bases looking down on a network of compounds while serving in Afghanistan.