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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
PUBLIC SAFETY LOG
1:59 a.m. - Umatilla police responded to a disturbance at the
Riverside Sports Bar And Lounge, 150 Sixth St.
9:29 a.m. - Pilot Rock police assisted a citizen with removing
approximately 15 drug needles off Highway 395.
9:51 a.m. - A person came to the Umatilla Police Department
and asked to speak to an officer about being accused of sexual
harassment at work.
10:21 a.m. - Hermiston police took a report about a resident
on East Sunset Drive who has “random cars coming and going
all the time,” and the cars keep hitting garbage cans on the
10:30 a.m. - Feral cats created problems for a Lexington
resident on West Water Street. She told the Morrow County
Sheriff’s Office she wanted someone to remove the three or
four “wild cats” now at her house, which came from a neighbor’s
house after the neighbor moved to Heppner.
4:09 p.m. - An 18-wheeler went off the road on Black
Mountain, Heppner, crashed and trapped the driver inside. The
Morrow County Sheriff’s Office and Heppner fire and ambulance
4:19 p.m. - The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office took a
complaint about vehicles not stopping at the stop sign when
leaving Love’s Travel Stop, 8665 Tower Road, Boardman.
4:22 p.m. - A woman at The Saddle Restaurant & Lounge,
2220 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton, called 911 for to police to help
get an intoxicated male out of her vehicle.
12:52 a.m. - Umatilla police received a complaint about a
loud party in the area of Seventh and F streets.
3:02 p.m. - Pendleton police received a report of a distur-
bance at RKL Storage on Tutuilla Creek Road.
6:27 p.m. - Staff in the emergency department of St. Anthony
Hospital, 2801 St. Anthony Way, Pendleton, asked police to help
with a combative patient.
7:42 p.m. - Hermiston police responded to a report of a
robbery on the 200 block of Southwest 11th Street.
7:56 p.m. - A caller reported the theft of a car at Pilot Rock
High School on Northeast Douglas and Fourth streets, Pilot
2:56 a.m.- Pendleton police assisted with a disturbance at
Bi-Mart, 901 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton.
3:42 a.m. - A 911 caller reported a fight on South Main Street,
5:40 p.m. - A Milton-Freewater resident reported graffiti on
his property on the 600 block of North Main Street.
11:41 p.m. - Hermiston police received a report of a caregiver
bringing a gun into a residence on Southeast Sixth Street.
•Morrow County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose Antonio
Mareno, 40, of Irrigon, for felony fourth-degree assault.
•Umatilla Tribal Police arrested Darold Albert Foote, 46, of
Pendleton, for domestic abuse, assault and criminal mischief.
•Pendleton police cited Ty Austin Zeigler, 18, of Pilot Rock,
for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
•Pendleton police responded to a report at about 2:10 a.m.
of a drunk driver at Taco Bell, 2001 S.W. Court Place. Police
arrested Matthew C. Staigle, 21, of Joseph, for DUII.
•An Oregon State Police trooper at about 2 a.m. stopped a
black GMC Sierra pickup going west on Interstate 84 for going
112 mph. The trooper contacted the driver, Chrystal Lucinda
Scott, 31, address not provided, and found her to be drunk.
He arrested Scott for DUII, reckless driving and speeding at
100-plus mph. Her blood-alcohol level was .18 percent, state
police reported, more than twice the .08 percent legal limit. Police
later released Scott at the Umatilla County Jail, Pendleton.
•Oregon State Police cited Blake Cody Hahn, 34, of Milton-
Freewater for throwing burning material out of his car while
driving on Highway 11 near Key Boulevard, Milton-Freewater.
•Umatilla police arrested Manuel Ramirez-Andres, 31, of
Umatilla, for first-degree burglary, a felony, and third-degree
sexual abuse, a misdemeanor.
•The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Patrick Tyler
Maahs, 28, of Hermiston, for domestic violence assault.
For a complete listing
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TUESDAY, DEC. 12
PENDLETON PARKS &
12 p.m., Pendleton City Hall com-
munity room, 500 S.W. Dorion
Ave., Pendleton. (541-276-8100)
PORT OF UMATILLA COM-
MISSION, 1 p.m., Port of Uma-
tilla offices, 505 Willamette Ave.,
MARKET BOARD, 5:30 p.m.,
Pendleton Early Learning Cen-
ter, 455 S.W. 13th St., Pendleton.
BOARD, 6 p.m., Memorial Hall,
210 E. Main St., Weston. (541-
BOARD, 6 p.m., Pendleton Pub-
lic Library meeting room, 502
S.W. Dorion Ave, Pendleton.
LEXINGTON TOWN COUN-
CIL, 7 p.m., Lexington Town Hall,
425 F St., Lexington. (541-989-
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13
TRICT, 8 a.m., Ukiah Community
School, 201 Hill St., Ukiah. (541-
BOARD OF COMMISSION-
ERS, 9 a.m., Irrigon Public Li-
brary, 200 N.E. Main Ave., Irri-
PORT OF MORROW COM-
MISSION, 9 a.m., Port of Mor-
row, 2 Marine Drive, Boardman.
(Dori Drago 541-481-7678)
M I LT O N - F R E E WAT E R
DISTRICT NO. 3, 12 p.m., Mil-
ton-Freewater Golf Course
restaurant, 301 Catherine St.,
DISTRICT, 12 p.m., district office,
100 W. Coe Ave., Stanfield. (Tif-
fany Harrell 541-449-3272)
DISTRICT, 3 p.m., Burns Mor-
tuary, 685 W. Hermiston Ave.,
COMMITTEE, 3:30 p.m., Pend-
leton City Hall community devel-
opment conference room, 500
S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton.
(Julie Chase 541-966-0204)
RIVERSIDE SITE COUN-
CIL, 5:30 p.m., Riverside High
School library, 210 N.E. Board-
man Ave., Boardman. (541-676-
WESTON CITY COUNCIL, 6
p.m., Memorial Hall, 210 E. Main
St., Weston. (541-566-3313)
ATHENA PLANNING COM-
MISSION, 6:30 p.m., Athena City
Hall, 215 S. Third St., Athena.
COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Condon
City Hall, 128 S. Main St., Con-
CONDON SCHOOL DIS-
TRICT, 7 p.m., Condon Grade
School, 220 S. East St., Condon.
COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Hermis-
ton City Hall, 180 N.E. Second
St., Hermiston. (541-567-5521)
STANFIELD SCHOOL DIS-
TRICT, 7 p.m., Stanfield School
District office, 1120 N. Main St.,
UMATILLA COUNTY FIRE
DISTRICT NO. 1, 7 p.m., Fire
Station 21, 320 S. First St.,
Hermiston. (Reta Larson 541-
HELIX SCHOOL DISTRICT,
7:30 p.m., Helix School library,
120 Main St., Helix. (541-457-
Eunice Marie McElligott
Jeffery Harold Koehler
February 5, 1925 - December 6, 2017
December 9, 2017
Eunice Marie McElligott enjoyed watching Ione
passed away on December Community School sporting
6, 2017, at her home in events,
Ione, Oregon. Mass of other activities. She was a
Christian Burial will be held member of St. William’s
on Monday, December 18, Catholic Church and Altar
2017, at St. Patrick’s Cath- Society, the Ione Legion
olic Church in Heppner with Auxiliary, Ione Topic Club,
recitation of the Holy Rosary Willows Grange, and the
at 10 a.m. Monday,
December 18 also
at St. Patrick’s
preceded in death
by her parents,
and burial will
follow at High
View Cemetery in
Eunice Helena and
Ione. There will
be a meal at the
Hall in Ione after
survived by 11
She was born
on February 5,
1925, at Heppner, Oregon. Maureen of Ione, Peter
She was the only child (Nancy) of Condon, Mary
of Delbert and Delpha (James) of Milwaukie,
Pettyjohn Hiatt. After her Oregon, Kathleen (Alfred)
mother’s death in 1926, Cheung of Salt Lake City,
Eunice lived with several Joan of McAllen, Texas,
families in the Heppner area Paul of Ione, Carol (Dan)
before moving to Gresham Tylor of Portland, Michelle
with her father where she (Mark)
attended Gresham Grade Portland, Jerome (Anna) of
School for two years before Ione, and Elizabeth (Treve)
returning to Heppner. She Peterson of Ione. She is also
graduated Heppner High survived by grandchildren
School in 1943.
Hope, Brian (Angelic), Ben
After graduation, she (Kaycee), Janet (Jourdan)
moved to San Francisco Kintz, Jil Morgan, Erin
where she began her nursing Cleveland, Ann Cheung,
career. While working in Mathew and Kevin Greider,
San Francisco she met Jeremiah, Salli (Steve)
Donald C. McElligott and Hopkins, Diana, Sean and
they were married there on Molly La Marche, Kelly
March 29, 1948. The couple and Clair Schwyhart, Kylie,
moved to Portland, Oregon, Mary (Riley) Clark, Rita,
where their two eldest chil- Donald, Cecilia, John, and
dren were born.
Renee and Haylie Peterson;
In 1952, they moved her
back to the McElligott Michael, William, Wyatt
homestead in Ione where and William Licence and
they farmed with Don’s Emma Kintz; her exchange
brother and sister-in-law. grandchildren Adriana Trin-
Their remaining 10 children gali and Pernilee Borlund;
were born in Heppner and numerous
Pendleton between 1953 nephews and their children;
and 1965. While raising her and her beloved dog, Buster.
children, Eunice returned
to nursing as a registered may be made to the Class of
nurse at Pioneer Memorial 1968 Scholarship Fund, c/o
Hospital and Nursing Home the Bank of Eastern Oregon,
in Heppner. She retired in Box 106, Ione, OR 97843 or
to Cason’s Place, P.O. Box
Eunice loved spending 1142, Pendleton, OR 97801.
time with her children,
and of Heppner is in care of
Rose Lenore Burhoe
Dec. 24, 1942 - Dec. 8, 2017
Rose Lenore Burhoe, 74, of Milton-Freewater died Friday,
Dec. 8, 2017, in Walla Walla. She was born Dec. 24, 1942.
Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home in Milton-Freewater is in
charge of arrangements.
TUESDAY, DEC. 12
CARDOZA, JUAN — Funeral service at 11 a.m. at the
Hermiston Assembly of God, 730 E. Hurlburt Ave. Burial will
follow at the Hermiston Cemetery.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13
No services scheduled
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Jeffery Harold Koehler,
54, of Pendleton went to his
heavenly home on Saturday,
December 9, 2017, with his
loving family by his side.
Jeff was born in Cudahy,
Wis., to Robert Edward and
Barbara Ann (Schweiger)
Koehler. In 1969 he and his
family moved to Anchorage,
Alaska. Jeff learned his trade
in high school shop classes
and was a ASE Certified
Master Tech Mechanic for
over 25 years.
On November 10, 1985,
he married Venessa Marie
Taylor in Palmer, Alaska.
They lived in Anchorage,
Alaska, until moving to
Pendleton in 1990 with his
budding family. Jeff owned
KARS (Koehler Auto Repair
Service) in Pendleton.
He is survived by his
of Pendleton; children
Tabetha Koehler of Pend-
leton, James Koehler of
Pendleton, Michael and
his wife Bethany Koehler
of Pendleton and Nathan
Koehler of Pendleton;
grandchildren Kinlee and
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Liam Koehler (children
of Michael and Bethany);
parents Robert and Barbara
Koehler of Chugiak, Alaska;
and siblings Sandra Hansen
and family of Anchorage,
Alaska, Mark Koehler and
family of Big Lake, Alaska,
Rusty Koehler and family
of Eagle River, Alaska, and
Wendy Landers and family
of Wasilla, Alaska.
He was preceded in death
by his grandparents Alfred
and Margaret Koehler
and Harold and Juanita
Schweiger, and brother
A public celebration of
life will be held at the Living
Word Christian Center, 401
Northgate, Pendleton at 1:00
on Friday, December 15,
may be made to the Koehler
family fund at the Living
Word Christian Center in
care of Pendleton Pioneer
Chapel, 131 S.E. Byers
Ave., Pendleton, OR 97801.
Online condolences may
be shared with the family at
Former Portland mayor
Vera Katz dies at age 84
PORTLAND (AP) —
Vera Katz, a Jewish refugee
elected to three terms as
Portland’s mayor who helped
transform it from a sleepy
backwater into a trendy city
known for its public transit,
eco-conscious design and
live-work architecture style,
died Monday. She
Katz was diag-
nosed with acute
leukemia this month
dialysis for more
than a dozen years
U.S. Sen. Ron
Wyden called Katz
woman” who left
a lasting impact on Oregon
and its largest city. She also
served as first female speaker
of the Oregon House.
A visionary urban planner
with the ability to reach
across the aisle, Mayor Katz
oversaw plans for the interna-
tionally known Pearl District
and neighborhoods along
the Willamette River that
changed the city into a hipster
haven and international
A champion of the
arts, Katz also oversaw
construction of Lan Su Yuan,
an intricate Suzhou-style
Chinese garden in the heart
of the city’s old town that
draws visitors from around
“Vera Katz was more than
a pioneer. She was a force.
She escaped the Nazis. She
battled cancer. She ran the
House. She ran the city. She
was a natural leader. Vera
led and people followed,”
said Oregon Senate President
Peter Courtney. “Oregon has
lost a great human being.”
Katz was born Vera Pistrak
to Russian exiles in Dussel-
dorf, Germany, on Aug. 3,
1933, just as the Nazis were
seizing power. When she was
an infant, her family escaped
to Paris and then, when she
was 7, the family crossed the
Pyrenees by foot into Spain.
She arrived in America on
a Greek steamboat and grew
up as a poor refugee in New
“My mom was the embod-
iment of the American dream:
coming with nothing and
making life better
not just for herself
but for the countless
others she touched,”
her son, Jesse Katz,
said in a statement.
In 1964, Vera
Katz moved to
Portland with her
husband, Mel, and
worked as a stay-at-
become active in
politics until age 34, when
she volunteered for Robert F.
Kennedy’s 1968 presidential
Within five years, Katz
was elected to the state Legis-
lature and eventually became
the first female speaker of the
House, a job she kept for three
She went on to serve three
terms as Portland’s mayor,
from 1993 to 2005 — a crit-
ical period for a city that was
on the cusp of evolution.
In both roles, Katz
espoused progressive causes
such as gender equality and
gay rights long before they
were mainstream and cham-
pioned education, the arts and
She sponsored a landmark
school reform bill in the state
House and helped pass gun
Katz was diagnosed with
breast cancer in 2000 and an
aggressive form of uterine
cancer in 2004.
Treatment for the cancer
was successful but left her
reliant on dialysis three times
a week for 13 years, her family
said. Earlier this month, she
was diagnosed with acute
leukemia and entered hospice.
A memorial will be held in
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