Oregon Emergency Management is sponsoring a "Duck and Cover" Earthquake Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 14 near Pendleton.
It's planned for emergency responders and managers, health and medical personnel, public information officers and others who are interested. Information on the Mid-Columbia's vulnerability to earthquakes and the complexities in responding will be discussed.
To reserve space, call 541-966-9640. The event will be held at the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute at the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, just east of Pendleton.