Fall enrollment at all COCC campuses is expected to be around 6,800 credited students — students who are seeking college credit — according to COCC spokesman Ron Paradis. Official enrollment numbers will be counted in the fourth week of the fall term. Although enrollment peaked in fall 2011 when 7,286 students attended, this year’s enrollment will be well above, for example, fall 2006’s enrollment of 4,371.
PENDLETON — Moments after giving birth last Friday, Kimberly Weathers cradled her tiny son in her arms and cried. Pistol Tuff Weathers, red-faced and trembling, was nothing less than a miracle. Nine months ago, Kimberly had an idyllic life — a spouse who loved her, two active sons, a thriving business and her health. She and husband Bill rejoiced when they discovered Kimberly was pregnant… ... more