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PENDLETON — Blue Mountain Community College and the Pendleton Public Library invites people to participate in the Fall Virtual Book Club — both via Zoom and email.

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Soroptimist International of the Greater Hermiston Area is currently accepting applications for their annual “Live Your Dream” Educational and Training Awards for Women.

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Guidelines imposed because of COVID-19 have altered how people work, socialize and participate in recreational activities. Stay home orders, social distancing and restrictions on group gatheri…

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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, sponsored …

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Activities for all ages are available at local libraries for those who need something to keep their hands and minds busy during COVID-19 and air quality restrictions.

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Guidelines imposed because of COVID-19 have altered how people work, socialize and participate in recreational activities. Stay home orders, social distancing and restrictions on group gatheri…

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STANFIELD — The Stanfield Irrigation District has two openings on its board of directors. The openings are for Division 2 and Division 5. The current directors are Darrin Ditchen and Randy Cooper.

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HERMISTON — West Umatilla County and North Morrow County college students who are approximately two-thirds of the way through their post-high school education are eligible to apply for the Alt…

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HERMISTON — Trucare Pregnancy Clinic will host its annual fundraiser as a virtual event in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions on in-person gatherings. The Choose Life fundraising event will be …

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As COVID-19 continues to put a damper on celebrations, particularly for people in high-risk groups, car parades are becoming a popular way to celebrate milestones.

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The Umatilla County Fair may have looked a lot different this year, but area youths were still able to see rewards from their work raising an animal for the fair.

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American Legion Post 37 in Hermiston purchased and donated 300 sets of earbud headphones for the students of West Park School in Hermiston.

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Friends of Justin Simmons, a partner at Simmons Insurance Group and longtime Hermiston resident, have organized a benefit auction to help cover his medical bills and other expenses while he ba…

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Hermiston residents marched through town on Saturday, Aug. 22, to raise awareness of human trafficking and child exploitation.

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UMATILLA COUNTY — Domestic Violence Services is an essential service that provides services in Umatilla and Morrow counties to assist survivors of domestic and sexual violence and stalking 24 …

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HERMISTON — Community Counseling Solutions is offering a free online resume workshop for those wanting to create a professional resume. The virtual workshop will be offered Thursday, Aug. 27.

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PENDLETON — A peaceful march against police brutality and systematic racism is planned Saturday, Aug. 29 from 4-6 p.m. beginning at Roy Raley Park, 1205 S.W. Court Ave., Pendleton.

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SALEM — Applications are now live and open for Oregon’s Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Cultural Support program. Funds allocated to the Oregon Cultural Trust will be available to Oregon cultura…

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HERMISTON — The Hermiston School District will resume on-site registration and Chromebook collection Aug. 10-13 at the district office, 305 S.W. 11th St. Available times for registration are M…

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PENDLETON — America’s veterans provided a tremendous service to the nation. Now, Umatilla County has found a way to extend a helping hand to those veterans who need assistance to receive medical care.

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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 Victoria Horne…

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Gracie Tucker-Walls is disappointed the Umatilla County Fair won’t go on in its usual format this year, but the Hermiston 6-year-old still wants people to know that the sunflower she grew for …

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After months on hiatus, the Agape House is resuming its regular parking lot sales beginning Saturday, July 18 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Agape House, 500 W. Harper Road. Social distancing guideli…

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HERMISTON — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Grace and Mercy Lutheran Church ELCA of Hermiston is meeting virtually at this time and believing, “When two or three are gathered together in My name…

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Hermiston School District and InterMountain Education Service District will host a regional Conscious Discipline conference July 6-10, at Armand Larive Middle School.

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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, Restore, Renew."

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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 that serves ch…

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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 elementary sch…

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Oregon State University's Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center is hosting their first virtual live potato research update provided by university scientists from 6–8 p.m. on Wed…

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The 21st Butte Challenge walk/run will take place virtually this year between Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21.

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HERMISTON — For almost 40 years, members of the Hermiston First United Methodist Church, 191 E. Gladys Ave., served a meal at the church each Thursday. With the onset of COVID-19, the church s…

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After a pandemic-induced delay, Hermiston’s Lovin’ Spadefuls community garden is open for the 2020 season.

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The family of Sharron Reis wanted a safe and fun way to celebrate her 90th birthday at the Avamere at Hermiston assisted living facility, so they created a small parade of cars to drive past h…

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PENDLETON — The Umatilla-Morrow County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee recently awarded scholarships totaling $2,750 to seven deserving 2020 high school graduates. The seven award winners we…