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100 Several years Back

From the East Oregonian

Dec. 5, 1920

University 7 days in Pendleton will be noticed with browsing days in each of the buildings, an show of handwork in the Umatilla county library and specific observances in the schools, according to an announcement manufactured past night by the city superintendent of educational institutions. The 7 days is nationwide in scope. The show of domestic science and artwork do the job in the county library will be the most in depth of any but viewed in Pendleton. It will be positioned in the assembly and club rooms and will be open up just about every afternoon to the community. Posters that have been prepared by the art classes in the educational facilities are amongst the critical displays of the week. In most of the faculty rooms unique shows will be designed and the unique faculties will have viewing days. The motion is designed to acquaint grown-ups with the wants and progress of schools and youngsters to have an understanding of greater the purpose why they are attending college.

50 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Dec. 5, 1970

Helen Gibson life in a massive, blue and white property on Despain Avenue. She lived there by itself right up until past spring, when the a few teenage girls came to live with her — on a trial basis. Two extra joined the domestic in late summer months. Wards of the court, the girls had been despatched to Helen Gibson by the Umatilla County Juvenile Section, which desired to start a group foster house for women, to give them the similar strengths boys get at the County Boy’s Farm. The Juvenile Advisory Council recommended Mrs. Gibson. A widow and previous teacher, Mrs. Gibson stated she “couldn’t resist the problem.” As soon as the women confirm they will adhere to the home regulations, they are available a long term area to keep. These girls, some of them runaways from past houses, some who have been in the foster process due to the fact they have been younger, have observed the protection of great food, a cozy home, companionship with their peers — and most of all, the intrigued worry of an grownup.

25 Several years In the past

From the East Oregonian

Dec. 5, 1995

Panic above an uncertain future turned to optimism Monday as mill employees at the Louisiana-Pacific Corp. sawmill in Pilot Rock went back to get the job done, ending a five-month shutdown. The town’s principal employer was closed all but 9 weeks this year, functioning only in January and June. “We’re all glad to be finding back to do the job. It is been a discouraging 12 months,” explained Steve Janke, mill manager. Ironically, the Pilot Rock mill is managing nowadays largely due to the closure of two other L-P mills, at Walla Walla and Publish Falls, Idaho. “We feel unfortunate for the reason that we are emotion like we’re dancing at somebody else’s funeral,” Janke reported. Very long-term ongoing procedure depends on the federal government’s willingness to open up national forests to logging, he claimed, for the reason that the source of logs from private land is rising more and more hard to acquire.