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Friday, August 2, 2019
Melissa Teele Woodbury
1:57 a.m. — The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office took a
report for a burglary at Villadom Mobile Home & RV Park, 53785
W. Crockett Road, Milton-Freewater.
5:52 a.m. — A caller reported a burglary at Seven Hills Vin-
yard, 83501 Lower Dry Creek Road, Milton-Freewater.
8:33 a.m. — A resident on Weis Road, Milton-Freewater,
reported the theft of her golf cart from her garage, which was
8:55 a.m. — Hermiston police received a request to check
on a 20-something woman who left a store on East Main Street.
The caller said the woman was dirty, stunk, wore black clothing
and had no shoes, so the staff gave her slippers before she left.
The caller said the woman walked east and “did not look nor
seem right at all.”
9:24 a.m. — A resident on West Walls Road, Hermiston,
reported a vehicle damaged the mailbox during the night.
10:46 a.m. — Stanfield police took a report for a burglary on
North Bonanza Street, Echo.
12:59 p.m. A mother told Umatilla police she wants to have
an officer tell her daughter to stop contacting her.
1:40 p.m. — A resident on Southwest 17th Street, Herm-
iston, told police fireworks continue to go off around 9 each
night. The caller said some of the fireworks are the “big explo-
sive ones” and he is concerned for his animals.
2:28 p.m. — The Ione Rural Fire Protection District responded
to a wheat fire on Halvorsen Lane, Ione.
4:22 p.m. — The Boardman Rural Fire Protection District
responded to a grass fire in the area of Key and County Line
roads near the power substation.
5:20 p.m. — A grass fire at Shunshie and Joy lanes, Hermis-
ton, threatened structures.
6:05 p.m. — The Boardman ambulance responded to
Columbia River Health, 450 Tatone St., Boardman, for a man
who may have overdosed.
9:57 p.m. — A caller reported a ladder was in the westbound
lanes of Interstate 84 near Echo.
FRIDAY, AUG. 2
Rita Jean Harris
MONDAY, AUG. 5
June 16, 1937 — July 30, 2019
No meetings scheduled
STOKES LANDING SENIOR CENTER BOARD, 6 p.m., Stokes
Landing Senior Center, 150 Columbia Lane, Irrigon. (Karen
HEPPNER PLANNING COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Heppner City
Hall, 111 N. Main St., Heppner. (541-676-9618)
MILTON-FREEWATER PLANNING COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Mil-
ton-Freewater Public Library Albee Room, 8 S.W. Eighth Ave.,
Milton-Freewater. 6:30 p.m. study session, 7 p.m. regular meet-
ing. (Lisa Wasson 541-938-8235)
TUESDAY, AUG. 6
UMATILLA MORROW RADIO & DATA DISTRICT, 1:30 p.m.,
Umatilla County Fire District Station 23, 78760 Westland Road,
Hermiston. (Shawn Halsey 541-966-3774)
PENDLETON SCHOOL DISTRICT WORK SESSION, 3 p.m.,
Pendleton School District office, 107 N.W. 10th St., Pendleton.
WESTON LIBRARY BOARD, 5 p.m., Weston Public Library, 108
E. Main St., Weston. (541-566-2378)
IRRIGON PLANNING COMMISSION, 6 p.m., Irrigon City Hall,
500 N.E. Main St., Irrigon. (541-922-3047)
PILOT ROCK CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Pilot Rock City Hall coun-
cil chambers, 143 W. Main St., Pilot Rock. (541-443-2811)
UMATILLA CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Umatilla City Hall coun-
cil chambers, 700 Sixth St., Umatilla. (Nanci 541-922-3226 ext.
PENDLETON CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Pendleton City Hall
council chambers, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton.
BOARDMAN CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Boardman City Hall, 200
City Center Circle, Boardman. (Jackie McCauley 541-481-9252)
WESTON PLANNING COMMISSION, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Hall,
210 E. Main St., Weston. (Sheila 541-566-3313)
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7
MORROW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, 9 a.m.,
Bartholomew Government Building upper conference room,
110 N. Court St., Heppner. (Roberta Lutcher 541-676-5613)
HERMISTON AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE, 4 p.m.,
Hermiston Airport lounge, 1600 Airport Way, Hermiston.
MEACHAM VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, 6 p.m., Mea-
cham Fire Department, Meacham. (541-786-2069)
STANFIELD CITY COUNCIL, 6 p.m., Stanfield City Hall coun-
cil chambers, 160 S. Main St., Stanfield. (Nikki McCann
CONDON CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Condon City Hall, 128 S.
Main St., Condon. (541-384-2711)
UMATILLA RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT, 7 p.m.,
Umatilla Fire Department, 305 Willamette St., Umatilla.
THURSDAY, AUG. 8
UMATILLA-MORROW COUNTY FARM BUREAU, 12 p.m., TBA,
Pendleton. (Julie Spratling 541-457-8045)
HERMISTON PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION,
5:30 p.m., Hermiston City Hall, 180 N.E. Second St., Hermiston.
ATHENA CITY COUNCIL, 6:30 p.m., Athena City Hall, 215 S.
Third St., Athena. (541-566-3862)
UMATILLA SCHOOL DISTRICT, 7 p.m., Umatilla School Dis-
trict office, 1001 Sixth St., Umatilla. (541-922-6500)
BOARDMAN RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT, 7 p.m.,
Boardman Fire Department Station 1, 300 S. Wilson Lane,
Boardman. (Suzanne Gray 541-481-3473)
PENDLETON PLANNING COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Pendleton
City Hall, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. (Jutta Haliewicz
FRIDAY, AUG. 9
No meetings scheduled
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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4 p.m.: 5-0-0-9
7 p.m.: 7-7-8-1
10 p.m.: 9-3-0-9
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019
1 p.m.: 7-7-0-4
November 14, 1944 — July 29, 2019
Melissa Teele Wood- all over the world with fam-
bury of Pendleton, Ore., ily and friends.
Melissa is survived by her
died Monday, July 29, 2019,
of metastatic breast cancer. two daughters, Dr. Deborah
Woodbury Forte of Radnor,
She was 74.
Pa., and Dr. Sarah
born in Boston,
and her husband
Mass., on Novem-
ber 14, 1944, to
Dan of Pendle-
ton; six grand-
man) and Stanley
F. Teele. She was
and Taran Haug,
raised in Need-
ham, Mass., and
and Thomas and
her brother, Jon-
Teele and his wife
and Mt. Holy-
oke College; she graduated Joyce of New Hampshire;
from New York Univer- and many loving cousins,
sity in 1966 with a B.A. in nieces, nephews, and other
extended family. She is pre-
She married Dr. Ron- deceased by her beloved
ald G. Woodbury on June husband of 46 years, Ron,
26, 1965. They raised their who died in 2011.
two daughters in Tumwa-
A memorial service
ter, Wash., but lived many will be held at 2 p.m. Sun-
places together, including day, August 11, 2019, at the
Irvine, Ca.; Lock Haven, First Christian Church in
Pa.; Panama City, Republic Pendleton.
In lieu of flowers, dona-
of Panama; Potsdam, N.Y.;
tions can be made to the
and St. Augustine, Fla.
Melissa worked as a First Christian Church of
librarian before retirement. Pendleton (Disciples of
She had made Pendleton Christ) or to the Pendleton
her home since 2009 and Friends of the Library.
Burns Mortuary of Pend-
was involved in many local
organizations, including the leton is in charge of arrange-
AAUW, Altrusa, and the ments. Sign the online
First Christian Church. She guestbook at www.burns-
loved to travel and took trips mortuary.com.
•Boardman police arrested Shawna Faye Hahn, 49, of Board-
man, for felony methamphetamine possession, methamphet-
amine delivery and felon in possession of a weapon.
•Umatilla Tribal Police arrested Jason Ralph Duffy, 40, of
Pendleton, for felony methamphetamine possession.
Rita Jean Harris was las W. Harris of Pendle-
born June 16, 1937, to Roy ton, Rhonda C. McLaughlin
and Helen Peterson in of La Grande, and Clif-
Wenatchee, Washington. ford R. Harris of Heppner;
When she was 1 year old the her brother Kenny Peter-
son of John Day;
family moved to
Pilot Rock where
dren; and five
school and grad-
dren. She is pre-
uated from high
ceded in death by
be held Friday,
in 1955 in Pilot
August 2, 2019,
Rock at the Pres-
from noon to
They moved to
5 p.m. at Burns
she worked as a book- Pendleton. Graveside ser-
keeper for many local vice will be held Saturday,
August 3, 2019, at 10 a.m.
She enjoyed camping at the Pilot Rock Cemetery.
with her family and was a Following the service from
member of the Blue Moun- 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. there
tain Good Sam camping will be dessert and coffee
club. She loved being a at Shari’s in Pendleton to
grandmother and spend- share memories of Rita.
ing time with all her
Burns Mortuary of
Pendleton is in charge of
Rita is survived by her arrangements. Sign the
husband Wayne Harris; online guestbook at www.
her three children Doug- burnsmortuary.com.
Lee Roy Maroon
Dec. 6, 1942 — July 31, 2019
Lee Roy Maroon, 76, of Walla Walla, died Wednesday,
July 31, 2019, in Walla Walla. He was born Dec. 6, 1942.
Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home of Milton-Freewater is in
charge of arrangements.
Denise Raylene Winters McClusky
Jan. 7, 1973 — July 31, 2019
Denise Raylene Winters McClusky, 46, of Echo, died
Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in Echo. She was born Jan. 7,
1973, in Nampa, Idaho. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in
care of final arrangements.
FRIDAY, AUG. 2
HARRIS, RITA — Viewing from noon to 5 p.m. at Burns
Mortuary, 336 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton.
WOHLCKE, LARENE — Graveside service at 1 p.m. at
Skyview Memorial Garden, 70116 S. Highway 395, Pendleton.
SATURDAY, AUG. 3
GILES, RAY — Viewing at 11:30 a.m. followed by
funeral service at 12:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints, 1035 S.E. Ninth St., Hermiston. Burial will
follow at the Hermiston Cemetery.
HARRIS, RITA — Graveside service at 10 a.m. at the
Pilot Rock Cemetery. Dessert and coffee will be served from
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shari’s Restaurant, 319 S.E. Nye Ave.,
IRVING, SYBIL — Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. at
Westside Church of Christ, 2185 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston.
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Staff photo by Tammy Malgesini
Three generations of the Lindley family, including Sa-
vannah, 7, and Hunter, 9, were successful in finding the
hidden medallion during the National Night Out treasure
hunt in Hermiston. The Hermiston Police Department will
host a block party in the Lindleys’ neighborhood Tuesday
evening as part of National Night Out in Hermiston.
Lindley family hones in on treasure hunt
HERMISTON — Multiple generations of the Lindley
family have been participating in the Hermiston National
Night Out treasure hunt for a dozen years.
“We do it as a family,” said Allison Lindley.
Tim Miears, Hermiston Police Department training
officer/evidence custodian, hid the 3-inch medallion at
the base of the tree at Theater Sports Park. Initially, he
was going to put it higher up in the tree, but wanted peo-
ple of all ages to be able to find it.
Family members, Lindley said, initially searched at the
Field of Dreams and the Hermiston Public Library. How-
ever, after reading the second clue (which referenced a
baseball diamond) and the bonus clue in the Hermiston
Herald (directing people near Harper Road), they honed
in on Theater Sports Park.
In addition, they determined that the medallion wasn’t
hidden within the confines of the baseball field when they
figured out that it was beyond “Centerfield,” a reference
to John Fogerty’s 1985 hit.
“That song is from my era, so I knew right away what
it meant,” Lindley said.
Lindley, along with her grandchildren Savannah, 7,
and Hunter, 9, got up bright and early Wednesday morn-
ing to scour the area. A lot of other people, Allison said,
were also in the vicinity.
As the day heated up, the Lindleys took several breaks.
Savannah even cooled down in the park’s sprinklers.
With the rest of the family home from work, they
returned in the evening after dinner, including the chil-
dren’s grandfather, Phil; their father, Brad; and uncle,
Devan. While many people were still focused on the
baseball diamond, the Lindleys were looking beyond the
“We saw people on their hands and knees digging in
the dirt,” Savannah said.
This is the third time the Lindleys have been involved
in finding the medallion. In 2015 and 2017, the Lindleys
and their neighbors, the South family, were successful in
Hermiston police and city officials are hosting a block
party in the Lindleys’ neighborhood during National
Night Out. The festivities are Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m.
in the vicinity of Southwest 10th Street/Joseph Avenue.
Other Hermiston residents are encouraged to orga-
nize neighborhood gatherings. As available, police offi-
cers and city personnel will stop by to visit with those in
attendance. To provide details, contact Miears at 541-667-
5112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Night Out connects
UMATILLA COUNTY — The goal of National
Night Out is to encourage people to get out to meet their
In its 36th year, the initiative helps in creating safer
communities as people become familiar with what’s
going on in their neighborhood. In addition, it provides a
relaxed atmosphere to interact with law enforcement per-
sonnel and other first responders.
“It’s a community-building campaign,” said Shelly
Studebaker, Pendleton Police Department community
services officer. “It builds police-community partner-
ships and neighborhood camaraderie.”
Pendleton and Hermiston events are planned for Tues-
day, Aug. 6; while Echo and Stanfield will host activities
on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
Last year, more than 600 people mingled among their
neighbors at nearly a dozen registered parties, Stude-
baker said. While the cut-off date for donated supplies for
neighborhood events has passed, Studebaker said people
can still organize activities in their neighborhoods.
“If someone wants to throw a party and let us know
where, we will be happy to attend with some officers and
visit with people,” Studebaker said.
Also, she said there were about 20 entries in the color-
ing contest. The winners will be announced Friday.
To notify Studebaker about party plans in Pendleton,
contact PPD-NNO@ci.pendleton.or.us or 541-276-4411,
In its 13th year of celebrating National Night Out,
Echo will host a community event Tuesday, Aug. 13 from
6-8 p.m. at George Park and the Echo Masonic Lodge.
A free barbecue includes hot dogs, hamburgers, chips
and drinks. Youths can participate in a bicycle rodeo for a
chance to win prizes. Also, local businesses have donated
items for door prizes and raffle drawings. Bingo and other
games will provide fun for all ages.
Also, a resident will be recognized as the Neighbor of
the Year (nominations are accepted through Aug. 10). For
more information, call Echo City Hall at 541-376-8411 or
Stanfield Police Chief Bryon Zumwalt at 541-449-3245.
After a 13-year hiatus, the Stanfield Police Department
resumed National Night Out festivities three years ago.
This year’s event is Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 6-9 p.m. at
Activities include a barbecue, a bike rodeo (prizes
provided) and a raffle drawing. In addition, the evening
concludes with Stanfield Public Library’s Movie in the
Park. The free flick, which starts at dusk, is “Detective
Also, one special citizen will receive the Good Neigh-
bor of the Year award (the nomination deadline is Aug.
10). Nomination forms are available at city hall, the library
and police department. For more information, visit www.
cityofstanfield.com or call Zumwalt at 541-449-3245.