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Prairie City seeks new site for cell tower
City council members in Prairie City vote on cell tower and broadband issues at Oct. 11 meeting.
Officials support 911 ballot measure
Burning with permit is now allowed
Poet laureate to visit John Day


Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: 911 measure well worth minimal cost
Letter: Countywide residents support the John Day 911 Dispatch Center
Letter: Vote no on 911 local levy


Lady Pros defend Wapiti League title
The Grant Union volleyball team earns the No. 1 seed for Wapiti District Tournament.
Women ‘rally’ to fight for cure
Sports Roundup
Sports Schedule


Ernie Gipson

Ernie Gipson, 61, of John Day passed away from complications during a transplant surgery on...

Toni Goodwin
Loretta Doreen (Dillon) Casselman
Geraldine May ‘Geri’ Pasko


Grant Union homecoming court

Prairie City Homecoming Court
Monument and Dayville royalty shine
What’s Happening

Capital Bureau

Oregon sues to obtain stats on DACA arrests
Oregon joins nine other states to demand federal agencies hand over information on the number of...
Why was the target of DOJ profiling forced to leave?
PERS task force meets for final time as deadline looms
Grant County sheriff cleared by Department of Justice

Special Sections

HISTORY: Tragic news of missing girl has happy ending

Five-year-old Emma Nelson went missing on July 4, 1896, for five days at Cress Hollows, west of...

HISTORY: Lodging for loggers
HISTORY: Remembering the hospital in Prairie City
HISTORY: Can you name these items from years past?