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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

High-Speed Chase Leads to Arrest of Umatilla Man on Multiple Charges

A Umatilla man with outstanding warrants for alleged sex crimes was arrested on Monday after a high-speed chase from Hermiston into Washington state. The incident...

Heppner Chamber Seeks Nominations for Distinguished Citizens

The Heppner Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations from community members for the distinguished citizens and business to be honored at the 2020 Town...

Winter Walleye Seminar Coming to Sportsman’s Warehouse on Thursday

Jacob Munden of Munden's Rising Son Adventures in Pasco will be talking winter walleye this Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Sportsman's Warehouse, 6603 W....

Irrigon High School FFA Students Selling Holiday Centerpieces, Wreaths

The Irrigon High School FFA chapter is taking orders for holiday centerpieces and wreaths. The decorations will be made by students and FFA alumni...

ODOT, Pendleton to Host Open House for Interstate 84 Exit Plans

The Oregon Department of Transportation and the city of Pendleton will host a public open house on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to help plan for...
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City of Umatilla Hosting Free Fall Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday

The city of Umatilla is hosting a Free Fall Community Cleanup Day on Saturday, Nov. 23. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the city is...

Oregon Jobless Rate Remains Steady

Oregon’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in September and October. The rate has been between 4.0 percent and 4.4 percent for an unprecedented 36...

Live and Loud Emergency Siren Test to Be Conducted Thursday in Heppner

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Morrow County Emergency Management will conduct a live siren test of the Heppner flood evacuation warning system...
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County Library District to Hold Monthly Board Meeting on Nov. 21

The Umatilla County Special Library District Board's monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. in the...
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BMCC Instructor Wins Poetry Award

Blue Mountain Community College English and writing instructor Shaindel Beers was recently awarded the Woodrow Hall Top Shelf Award for her poetry collection, Secure...

Irrigon Jr/Sr High Touts Department of Education’s Report Card Results

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently released report cards for every school in the state and Irrigon Jr/Sr High School had better rates...

Home Buyer Education Class Taking Place Tuesday at SAGE Center

The SAGE Center in Boardman will host the Home Buyer Education Class on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The event is presented by Academy Mortgage Corporation. The...

Irrigon Elementary Celebrates Report Card Results with Taco Truck

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently released report cards for every school in the state, reporting test scores from the 2018-19 school year....
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Report Shows BMCC Saved Students $1.1 Million in Textbook Costs

A new report from the Open Oregon Educational Resources shows that the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) at Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC)...

Local High School Students Earn College Credit During EOU Visit

A group of 33 high school students from eastern Oregon school districts had the chance to visit Eastern Oregon University last week and earn...
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Pilot Rock’s Schoolhouse Village Seeks Vendors for Fall Vendor Fair

Schoolhouse Village, 241 S.W. Fourth St. in Pilot Rock, is still seeking vendors for their Fall Vendor Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16-17. The...
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Good Shepherd Giving Free Flu Shots

Good Shepherd Health Care System is offering free flu shots for the community on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There’s no...

Rivoli Coalition Receives $2,500 Pendleton Foundation Trust Grant

The Rivoli Theater Coalition was awarded a grant for $2,500 from the Pendleton Foundation Trust. The grant will help pay for the completion of phase...

Umatilla-Morrow Head Start Offering Busy Bees Program on Saturday

Umatilla-Morrow Head Start is hosting the Busy Bees program on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Hermiston Center for School Readiness, 502 W. Standard Ave. The...

ODFW Remains Vigilant in Keeping Invasive Species Out of Oregon

Oregon Department of Wildlife technicians intercepted and decontaminated two inflatable kayaks at the Ontario Watercraft Inspection station recently. The kayaks were just in Lake...

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