Short on jurors, court 'recruits' from county meeting

East Oregonian - 02-21

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Residents attending Wednesday’s Umatilla County Board of Commissioners meeting in Pendleton got a surprise — an order to serve as jurors. The meeting began at 9 a.m. on the first floor at the county courthouse. Commissioner Bill Elfering, chair of the board, said before getting to business he had to deal with a special request.