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Athena hands law enforcement to sheriff’s office

The city is following in the footsteps of neighboring Weston in abolishing its police department in favor of contracting for law enforcement through the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office.

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Athena-Weston students build goal post in fallen friend's honor

Like others in the Athena-Weston School District, Hunter Sater remembers his friend’s happy spirit above all else.

Minutes - Weston City Council - 9/10/14

Weston City Council

Agenda - Athena City Council - 9/12/14

Athena City Council

Agenda - Weston City Council - 9/10/14

Weston City Council

Weston OKs law enforcement contract with sheriff’s office

WESTON — Weston will once again have law enforcement in town, thanks to a contract with the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office approved Monday night.

Weston to discuss contract for law enforcement

WESTON — Weston City Council members will consider a law enforcement contract with the Umatilla County Sheriff’s office at a special meeting 6 p.m. today at Weston-Athena Memorial Hall.

Tere King shooting: an anatomy of a 'clean shoot'

Three months after a Umatilla County grand jury cleared an Athena police officer who shot and killed a man in a brief standoff, Mayor John Shafer said his own departmental administrative review found no procedural actions warranting reprimand.

Athena shooting was officer’s third use of deadly force

Many, if not most, police officers go through their entire careers without shooting at a subject.

Mental instability dogged King to violent end

In this rural Oregon town with a little more than 1,000 people, Tere David King was well known as a long-time resident, part-time hayloader, avid outdoorsman and craftsman.

Minutes - Athena City Council - 8/14/14

Athena City Council

Weston opts to contract with sheriff for police coverage

WESTON — The City Council voted Wednesday to enter into contract negotiations for police coverage with the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office.

Minutes - Athena-Weston School Board - 8/11/14

Athena-Weston School Board

Agenda - Athena City Council - 8/14/14

Athena City Council

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