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Umatilla veteran racked up bevy of experiences  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — Russell Collins, 88, looks like he could still take command of the mound or, at least, manage the team.The trim and clear-eyed former high school ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Student brings switchblade knife to Umatilla High School, deputies say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

A student at Umatilla High School was arrested Friday after he brought a switchblade knife to school, according to officials from the Lake County Sheriff's Office.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Two Umatilla High School coaches could use your vote.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



No headline. | Local News | eastoregonian.com  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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



UMATILLA Landing Days brings three days of fun  East Oregonian

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



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.



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 Bulldogs  Orlando Sentinel

Last season: 0-10 (0-5 home). Home: Umatilla High School Stadium (1,400), opened 1964. Man of the House: Coach Ryan Mills (2nd year, 0-10). Household ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



FBI seeking man who took pictures of school  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Local law enforcement officials in Lake County say they are working with the FBI Jacksonville Division and state law enforcement partners to locate a man who ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Former councilor challenges incumbent in mayoral race | Local News  Hermiston Herald

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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) ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/12  Orlando Sentinel

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



Students return to Mount Dora High after arrest causes concerns  Daily Commercial

MOUNT DORA — A 20-year-old Mount Dora student arrested on Jan. 11 after he was overheard trying to get guns to shoot students that were bullying him, was ...



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 ...



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 ...



Suspects steal money in Orlando home invasion, police say  Orlando Sentinel

The home invasion was reported just before 10 p.m. at a residence on Fairview Shores Drive in the Lake Fairview area. One person in the home suffered a ...



Fallen soldier returns home to Umatilla  KEPR 19

TRI-CITIES, Wash. – Friends and the community share a story about a young man's return home.Local law enforcement and the Patriot Guard lead an emotional ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Elderly Umatilla man dead after head-on crash on SR 19, troopers say  Orlando Sentinel

One person is dead and another is in stable condition after a crash that occurred south of Umatilla on State Road 19 this evening Feb. 25, 2018, the Florida ...



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.



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 ...



3 Central Florida teens arrested as threats spread in wake of Parkland shooting  Orlando Sentinel

In the wake of the mass shooting days ago at a high school in South Florida, law enforcement agencies across Central Florida were at local schools Friday ...



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 ...



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.



Landing Days gears up for three-day celebration  Hermiston Herald

Umatilla's annual summer event is gearing up for three days of fun. Over the years, Landing Days has flourished and floundered — with everything from multiple ...



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.



Fallen Umatilla airman remembered at service | Local News  Hermiston Herald

Sgt. Austin Bieren was honored Saturday at a memorial *service* at Umatilla High School, the school where he graduated seven years ago.



School deputies mix new tech with old-school mentoring to detect threats  Orlando Sentinel

Seminole County school resource deputies say mentorship remains an essential aspect of school patrolling. New apps like P3 Campus and the Rave Panic ...



Son of notorious former Lake County sheriff arrested on molestation charges  Orlando Sentinel

The son of infamous former Lake County Sheriff Willis McCall — whose 30-year reign ended after he was charged with kicking a black prisoner to death — was ...



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."



Umatilla School district places $10.5 million bond on November ballot  East Oregonian

Umatilla voters will be asked to consider a $10.5 million school bond in November. If voters approve the bond the Umatilla School District will also receive $4 ...



Umatilla County welcomes four sheriff's deputies | Local News  East Oregonian

PENDLETON — Two new Umatilla County sheriff's deputies graduated from the Oregon Public Safety Academy and two police veterans also joined the sheriff's ...



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 ...



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 ...



Homeless camps disappearing in Umatilla and Hermiston | Local News  East Oregonian

It used to be a community of sorts, a haven for some of Umatilla's most down and out.



Lake school district dips to a C in latest school grades  Orlando Sentinel

For the third time in four years, the Lake County School district was graded a C in school grades for the 2015-16 school year released Friday. The district was.



Two arrested in connection with Umatilla death  OPB News

Police arrested two 17-year olds in connection with the death of a 27-year-old man Tuesday night in Umatilla. Mario Calvillo Ramirez of Irrigon, beaten around ...



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.



Drunken driver hit 3 women with SUV in Lake County, deputies say  Orlando Sentinel

A drunken driver was arrested after hitting three women with his SUV on Old Highway 441 in Lake County, authorities said.



911 calls released after active-shooter drill at Lake Brantley High School: 'I'm freaking out'  Orlando Sentinel

Dozens of 911 calls released Monday show panic and confusion as students and parents believed an active shooter was targeting Lake Brantley High School ...



Umatilla's Jonathan Lucroy attends State of the Union  Orlando Sentinel

Umatilla grad Jonathan Lucroy attended Tuesday night's State of the Union address on the invitation of U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.). Lucroy now is the ...



Businessman opens new karate school in Mount Dora  Orlando Sentinel

MOUNT DORA — Ray Bryant, Jr., a fourth-degree black belt in traditional Japanese karate, has opened his second karate school after 20 years in his first ...



Girls with knives planned to kill Central Florida classmates and drink their blood, police say  Orlando Sentinel

Two middle school girls in Central Florida brought knives to school in a foiled plot to kill classmates, cut them up and drink their blood before killing themselves, ...



Umatilla native Clarissa Bowers wins Miss World USA crown  Daily Commercial

ORLANDO — Clarissa Bowers came home to win Miss World USA.The Umatilla native won the crown in Orlando recently. With the title, she goes on to ...



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 ...



UMATILLA From the real world to the classroom | Local News  East Oregonian

A shortage of trained teachers is leaving school districts short-handed, so replacements without educational backgrounds are being recruited from other ...



Put it in ink | Local News  East Oregonian

School celebrates students pursuing higher education with signing day.



'Code Red' drill policy changed after scare at Lake Brantley High School  Orlando Sentinel

Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma said his agency is changing the way it conducts “Code Red” exercises at local schools after an unannounced drill at ...



Former mayor's son talks about father's WWII heroics  East Oregonian

As family members celebrate former Umatilla mayor George Hash's 95th birthday, his son Randy is hoping that his father's legacy is not forgotten.



Twenty questions with Umatilla's Diego Saldana | Local  East Oregonian

UMATILLA — Umatilla High School senior Diego Saldana scored six goals in an 8-1 win over City Christian on Oct. 18 to keep the Vikings boys soccer team on ...



Possible sinkhole opens in Lake County, deputies say  Orlando Sentinel

A possible sink hole opened up along State Road 44 in Eustis.



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