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Umatilla High School gets Amazon grant | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Umatilla High School is one of more than a thousand schools across the United States to receive funding from Amazon, and will use the money to start offering ...



WWII sailor landed in Umatilla and didnt look back  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — When radioman 3rd Class Dick Scovil was asked this week to name a lesson he carried from his three-year, wartime hitch in the U.S. Navy, ...



Umatilla teen creates classroom for Eagle Scout project  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — For Umatilla High School senior Brandon Evans, of Boy Scout Troop 19 in Mount Dora, scouting is a lot more than merit badges. It's about life skills ...



MCPS announces leadership changes at 4 schools  KPAX-TV

MISSOULA – Missoula County Public schools announced the following leadership changes for Franklin Elementary, C.S. Porter Middle, Sentinel and ...



Threatening 'shoot up' message found on Umatilla High bathroom wall, police say  Orlando Sentinel

A message threatening a “shoot up” at Umatilla High School was found scribbled on a bathroom wall earlier today, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.



Fallen power line cancels Umatilla High School on Friday  East Oregonian

Umatilla High School students got an extra weekend to wrap up their assignments for the semester after a downed power line caused school to be canceled ...



Threatening message prompts lockdown at Umatilla High School  Fox 35 Orlando

UMATILLA, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Parents of students at Umatilla High School on Tuesday received a recorded message from the school principal, warning them ...



Student at Umatilla High arrested for having knife at school  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — A sheriff's resource deputy at Umatilla High School arrested a student with a switchblade knife Friday and charged him with having a weapon on ...



Umatilla sets pace for Latino graduation rates | Local News  East Oregonian

Despite state trend, many local schools see Hispanic graduation rate meet or exceed white graduation rate.



Gas leak closes Umatilla middle, high schools | Local News  East Oregonian

A gas leak at Umatilla's Clara Brownell Middle School sent kids from both the middle school and Umatilla High School home for the day on Thursday morning.



UMATILLA Sign Here | Local News  East Oregonian

Amid cheers and fanfare often reserved for student athletes, all Umatilla High School seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education signed letters of intent ...



Ryan Mills out as Umatillas football coach  Daily Commercial

Ryan Mills, who led Umatilla High School to only one win in three seasons, will not return for a fourth year as Bulldogs' football coach.Umatilla Principal Thomas ...



Umatilla girls basketball team makes history with win  Daily Commercial

The Umatilla High School girls basketball team earned its first ever regional tournament berth on Tuesday with a 40-39 win against Ocala Trinity Catholic in the ...



Umatilla High gets $31K grant for aviation, aerospace education  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — Students at Umatilla High School will benefit from a $31000 investment by AT&T this year, one that seeks to increase STEM (science, technology, ...



Umatilla hires Tavares Cerney as new football coach  Daily Commercial

Umatilla High School announced Friday that Charlie Cerney has been named the school's new head football coach.Cerney replaces Zac Carter, who accepted ...



Umatilla names Zac Carter new football coach  Daily Commercial

Zac Carter, former head coach and assistant athletic director at Lake Mary Prep, has been named new head football coach at Umatilla High School.Carter ...



Umatilla High teacher says he was booted for political reasons  Ocala

Rookie Teacher of Year claims decision to not renew his contract was political. He's running for Lake County School Board. UMATILLA — Months after being ...



Umatilla students bury time capsule | Local News  East Oregonian

When the current students of Clara Brownell Middle School dig up their time capsule in 50 years, they can bring their appetites with them.



It's back to school in Umatilla  My Columbia Basin

UMATILLA, Oregon – Classes resume on their regular schedule today at Clara Brownell Middle School and Umatilla High School. That following the evacuation ...



Tavares routs Umatilla, 37-0, Friday night  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA – For the Tavares High School football team, Friday was another step in the right direction.For Umatilla, it was a disappointment.Javaris McMillian ran ...



Umatilla High student arrested for bringing combat-style knife, brass knuckles to school  Orlando Sentinel

A Umatilla High School student was charged with two counts of possession of a weapon on school grounds after he was caught with a combat-style knife and a ...



Run, Rudolph, run in Umatilla | News  East Oregonian

UMATILLA — A costume-themed fun run is set to provide nonperishable food donations for the Umatilla Volunteer Firefighters Association's annual Christmas ...



Umatilla coaches in running for award, donation | Local  East Oregonian

Two Umatilla High School coaches could use your vote.



Umatilla Former councilor challenges incumbent in mayoral race  East Oregonian

Umatilla's candidates for mayor are both familiar faces at city hall. Daren Dufloth is the incumbent, running to keep the seat he was appointed to after David Trott ...



High school facilitators improving Lakes graduation rates  Daily Commercial

TAVARES – Lake County Schools saw a 6.4 percent increase in its graduation rate last year, according to numbers released Wednesday by the state.



Lake County Schools pick 10 new principals for 2018-19  Daily Commercial

TAVARES – New principals have been named at 10 Lake County schools, in preparation for the return of students on Aug. 13.Appointed recently by ...



Lake names 10 new principals for 2018-19 school year, including former teacher of the year  Orlando Sentinel

Students at two high schools, three middle schools and five elementary schools will have new principals when the 2018-19 school year begins Aug. 13.



Students rally after Lake County teacher's contract not renewed  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Some students in one Lake County high school dressed in black Wednesday to show their support after they learned a teacher's contract was not being ...



Challengers on path to win in Umatilla | Local News  East Oregonian

Umatilla's mayoral race was too close to call when results came in at 8 p.m., but Mary Dedrick had a 22 vote lead over incumbent Daren Dufloth.



Umatilla High senior told she needs to take more classes after graduating  WKMG Orlando

UMATILLA, Fla. - She just graduated-- or so she thought. Alexis Darrin, who went to Umatilla High School in Lake County, said her school told her yesterday her ...



Umatilla hound wins Best of Breed at Westminster  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — Billie Green took time off from her classes at Umatilla High School this week to attend the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in ...



Oasis in a book desert | Local News  East Oregonian

Summer is just around the corner, but that doesn't mean it's time to put the books away. Several local organizations are offering ways for kids and adults to keep ...



Umatilla High School sees mass absences after shooting threat  WKMG Orlando

UMATILLA, Fla. - There were mass absences Monday at Umatilla High School after a shooting threat was discovered over the weekend, authorities said.



Summer Lunchin': Local schools provide free meals for students  East Oregonian

The small grassy area behind Umatilla-Morrow Head Start office in Hermiston slowly filled on Wednesday afternoon, as children and parents lined up for the ...



Robotics teams build on each others' strengths | Local News  East Oregonian

As four robots, each created by a different team of students, enter the ring, there's more on the line than winning a competition.



UMATILLA Museum project remembers town before the dam  East Oregonian

Long after memories fade, there will be a record of Umatilla's formative years — thanks to efforts of a group of history buffs. The Umatilla Museum is in the ...



Spreading school color | Local News  East Oregonian

The fall has been a watershed moment for Shelby Spriet. A Pendleton native, Spriet has spent the school year student teaching second grade at McKay Creek ...



Umatilla Middle School band director honored for improving music program  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — Lindsey Crouch, band director at Umatilla Middle School, is one of several music educators across the state to recently receive the 2018 Tom ...



UMATILLA Torres-Medrano named 2018 Citizen of the Year  East Oregonian

Umatilla city councilor Selene Torres-Medrano was named 2018 Citizen of the Year at Umatilla's Distinguished Citizens Award Banquet.



A year in Hermiston | Local News  Hermiston Herald

2018 was a year of continued growth and change for Hermiston, which surpassed 18000 residents this year. As the year comes to a close we look back on some ...



Wyden to visit Hermiston, four other schools next week  East Oregonian

Sen. Ron Wyden will hold five town halls at schools in central and Eastern Oregon counties the week of Oct. 22-24.



Lake County School Board District 5: Where the candidates stand  Orlando Sentinel

Former Umatilla mayor Peter Tarby is looking to unseat incumbent Stephanie Luke in the Lake County School Board District 5 race.



Local high schools return from robotics championship | Local News  East Oregonian

Two Umatilla County high school robotics teams have returned from the FIRST Robotics Competition World Finals in Houston with some valuable experience ...



Notebook | AAU basketball tournament invades Hermiston this weekend  East Oregonian

Nearly every gym between Umatilla and Echo will be in use Saturday and Sunday as the 16th annual Best of the West AAU basketball tournament tips off.



Candidate forum focuses on city's improvement | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Optimism was in the air on Thursday night as Umatilla residents packed into the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center to hear from candidates for the ...



Nutrition specialists mixing it up with school lunches  East Oregonian

While pizza, sloppy Joes and chicken nuggets still make an appearance in school cafeterias sometimes, today's school lunches are not what they used to be.



UMATILLA Landing Days brings three days of fun  East Oregonian

Umatilla's annual summer event is gearing up for three days of fun.



UHS Cheer team competes at State | Local News  Hermiston Herald

As the Umatilla High School cheer team flipped and tumbled its way to the state competition this weekend, they were already proud of what they had done.



Kids these days? I've got some mighty fine ones at Umatilla High School  Orlando Sentinel

Sometimes I overhear people talking about how bad kids are these days. They don't see what I see, however. As a first-year teacher, I see the brilliant and ...



H.S. Notebook: South Lakes Ward named Mr. Bowling  Daily Commercial

Ryan Ward continues to roll strikes.Less than a month after winning the boys individual championship, the South Lake High School standout has been named ...



MEASURE 105 'Sanctuary' law faces repeal in November | Local News  East Oregonian

In the month following the 2016 presidential election, Selene Torres-Medrano helped organize an immigration forum at Umatilla High School.



A third of Lake County schools struggle with absences  Daily Commercial

TAVARES – Absentee rates are troubling at a third of Lake County Schools, school administrators say.For the first half of the school year, the number of students ...



Hermiston Realty to stay open after death of Donn Walls  East Oregonian

Hermiston Realty staff are in mourning after principal broker Donn Walls died Friday.



Friday Night Lights: Umatilla back on solid ground after tough year  Daily Commercial

To say 2016 was a trying year for the Umatilla High School football team would be an understatement.After the program came close to being shut down for the ...



Umatilla bond seeks to repair aging school infrastructure  East Oregonian

Umatilla School District Superintendent Heidi Sipe has a great deal of affection for Clara Brownell Middle School.



Back and forth on gun control | Local News  East Oregonian

Students came prepared this week with some tough questions for Senator Ron Wyden on one of the most polarizing issues of the day — gun control. At Umatilla ...



No headline. | Local News  East Oregonian

A wanted man eluded police for the second time in less than two weeks, and authorities are warning he could be armed and dangerous.



Pirates score second win over Vikings | Local  East Oregonian

The defending state champion Riverside Pirates are on their way for another playoff after besting Umatilla for the second time this season, winning 2-1.



Wyden talks gun control with students | Local News  East Oregonian

There was one major issue on the minds of students who showed up at U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden's town hall meeting at Umatilla High School on Tuesday.



Mount Dora Middle School leader named Lake's top principal, helped school make 'positive strides'  Orlando Sentinel

Credited with increasing the school's grade on the state's report card, Mount Dora Middle School Principal Jacob Stein has been named the Lake County school ...



Vikings quiet Knights | Local  East Oregonian

UMATILLA — The last time the Umatilla Vikings and Irrigon Knights met back on Feb. 17, 2017, at The Pit at Umatilla High School, the Knights used some late ...



Eustis offense steals the show against Umatilla  Daily Commercial

For the Eustis High School football team, Friday's Kickoff Classic against Umatilla was a showcase for a potentially explosive offense.Umatilla, however, might ...



Here comes the neighborhood: New housing increases in Hermiston, Umatilla  Hermiston Herald

Housing is a hot topic in Salem during this year's legislative session, but Hermiston and surrounding communities have already started implementing solutions ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/12  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Hermiston grad rates lag as neighbors' grow | Local News  East Oregonian

The Oregon Department of Education released its annual graduation rates Thursday and Hermiston fell well below the state average.



Watch local schools shine as News 6 presents Sounds of the Season 2018  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Students from around Central Florida participate in News 6's Sounds of the Season.



Umatilla after school program encourages interest in STEM  East Oregonian

Even though the final bell rings at 2:50 p.m., more than half of Umatilla's students stay for more. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) ...



Mount Dora tops Umatilla in Class 5A-5 tournament  Daily Commercial

MOUNT DORA — A victory doesn't have to be aesthetically pleasing.And this time of the year — when a single loss could mean the end of the season — it's ...



Retired lieutenant colonel Chuck Minyard heads JROTC at Umatilla High  Orlando Sentinel

UMATILLA — Chuck Minyard is running a small Army at Umatilla High School. The retired lieutenant colonel is in his fifth year of heading up six Army battalions, ...



UHS Cheer ready for state competition | Local News  East Oregonian

As the Umatilla High School cheer team flips and tumbles its way to the state competition this weekend, they are already proud of what they've done. “For most of ...



Chuckwagon Cafe serves up 48 years | Local News  East Oregonian

After 48 years of providing comfort food, the Chuckwagon Cafe is closing.



Cinco de Mayo goes all-in for two-day party  Hermiston Herald

There's lots to look forward to at the Hermiston Cinco de Mayo celebration next Saturday and Sunday.



Voters aprove Umatilla school bond | Local News  East Oregonian

Umatilla voters passed a $10.5 million bond measure by an unofficial vote of 661 to 572.



Graduation ceremony announcements from around Lake County  Daily Commercial

Lake Technical College graduation announcement. EUSTIS — On Tuesday, June 13, approximately 800 Lake Technical College students will graduate from ...



Sanchez runs sub-16 to put Hermiston boys on top  East Oregonian

UMATILLA — There was a sea of local high school pop-up tents surrounding the track at Umatilla High School on Friday afternoon. Twelve regional high ...



News org building first statewide database of student athlete concussions  East Oregonian

Since March 2015, Dr. Derek Earl of Hermiston has had 279 area student athletes visit his medical clinic because of a concussion. More than 100 of those ...



Mount Dora volleyball improves season with win against Umatilla  Daily Commercial

MOUNT DORA – Mary Pinkowski learned more about her volleyball team Thursday as it battled from behind than she did when it was cruising along with a ...



Eustis shows its one of areas best in win over Umatilla  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — Eustis High School expected to field one of the area's top softball teams this season.And it hasn't disappointed.The Panthers entered Tuesday's ...



A well-oiled machine | Local News  East Oregonian

It's 5 p.m. on a Wednesday and while most of their parents are leaving the office, members of Umatilla High School's robotics team are just getting to work.



Umatilla schools summer feeding program begins | Local News  East Oregonian

UMATILLA — The Umatilla School District summer feeding program has begun. Throughout the summer months kids can eat for free breakfast, lunch and ...



Big River partners with Hermiston for biggest youth golf camp yet  Hermiston Herald

UMATILLA — Big River Golf Course was filled with enthusiastic parents, coaches and aspiring young golfers on Friday morning for the ninth annual Junior ...



This robot is the bomb | Local News  East Oregonian

The students of the Umatilla School District got a surprise on Monday when they found out they're the new caretakers of a robot. Not just any robot, either — a.



Lake County’s high school bands hit the right note in competition  Daily Commercial

Lake County's high school bands excelled earlier this month at the annual Marching Band Music Performance Assessment (MPA) held by the Florida ...



Umatilla teacher claims she 'can't help wanting these hot young boys'  KEPR 19

A Umatilla teacher admitted she couldn't keep herself away from what she called "hot boys" at an Oregon high school.



Bondi-Trump alliance in recount — Miami-Dade finishes recount — Nelson's 'rabbit out of a hat' plan — People's Republic of Broward  Politico

Good Wednesday morning. The machine recounts of the Senate, governor and agriculture commissioner races are wrapping up statewide (as are three ...



Revved for the future | Local News  Hermiston Herald

The group of teenagers driving go-karts in circles around the Umatilla High School softball diamond early Wednesday morning weren't causing havoc or ...



Umatilla studies SR 19 gateway to Ocala National Forest  Ocala

The Florida Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting on a 2-mile section of the highway at 6 p.m. Jan. 30. UMATILLA — Residents who boast ...



Courts: Jan. 2, 2019 | Courts  Hermiston Herald

Sentences. PENDLETON — The following sentences have been imposed in Umatilla County courts: FELONY. •Sydney Nicole Riddle, 25, Hermiston, pleaded ...



After shooting threats, School Board to consider more security at schools  Daily Commercial

TAVARES – Lake County School Board member Stephanie Luke suggested Monday that the district review its security measures in light of two threats of ...



Lake teen on spring break drowns in pool  Orlando Sentinel

A 16-year-old girl found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool in rural Lake County had spent the day while on spring break drinking vodka and smoking ...



Courts Nov. 20 | Courts  Hermiston Herald

Sentences. PENDLETON — The following sentences have been imposed in Umatilla County courts: FELONY. •Alejandro Flores Escalera, 22, Boardman, ...



Umatilla, CCA fill football vacancies in time for preseason  Orlando Sentinel

Following resignations late in the summer, players at Umatilla and Cornerstone Charter began an acclimation process with new out-of-state coaches.



Fundraiser to benefit Desert View staff member | Local News  Hermiston Herald

The City of Hermiston is asking for items to be placed in a time capsule that is scheduled to be opened in 50 years.



Umatilla Bieren's ashes return home with honors | Local News  East Oregonian

Staff Sgt. Austin Bieren's ashes were returned home with honors on Friday. Flags lined the main street through Umatilla in honor of the Air Force security forces ...



Umatilla signs tout hometown hero Jonathan Lucroy of the Milwaukee Brewers  Orlando Sentinel

Jonathan Lucroy was lauded for the "positive impact he has made on and off the baseball field."



Leesburg High baseball coach arrested with meth, said it belonged to a player, cops say  Orlando Sentinel

The head coach of Leesburg High School baseball was arrested Friday night — hours after his team defeated Umatilla High School — when officers saw him ...



Lake County announces new principals at 3 schools  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Three Lake County schools have new principals for the upcoming school year.Gregg Dudley will lead Rimes Early Learning and Literacy Center in ...



On Tap: Get the party started with Leesburgs Mardi Gras  Daily Commercial

Dress to impress this weekend at the Leesburg Mardi Gras, starting with the ball on Friday and three parades and music on Saturday. Be sure to grab some ...



Umatilla Dufloth chosen as mayor | Local News  East Oregonian

Daren Dufloth is the new mayor of Umatilla. Dufloth was unanimously appointed by the city council Tuesday night after David Trott resigned in March, and ...



Umatilla airman dies in Syria | Local News  East Oregonian

Staff Sgt. Austin Bieren, 25, of Umatilla died Tuesday while serving as an Air Force security forces airman in northern Syria.



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