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News

Highways ice up, closing I-84
Travelers are urged to postpone travel until highway conditions improve.
Guard vet shares experiences with third-grade class
Teachers train for new preschool curriculum
Bazaar time in Mt. Vernon

Opinion

Commentary: Smokeout offers new chance for healthy living
Grant County's Health Department joins the American Cancer Society in urging people to kick the...
Letter: Keep kids from using pot
Letter: Veteran meals a treat
Editorial: Paralysis by analysis delays pulling weeds

Sports

Grant Union JV gridders gain lessons on field
Grant Union junior varsity gridders build on experience.
Grant Union JV netters rack up season wins
High Desert League volleyball All Stars announced
Wolves split from pack, form new pair in Eagle Cap Wilderness

Obituaries

Homer Dewayne Wood

Homer Dewayne Wood, 76, died Nov. 18 at Richland, Wash., with family members at his side.

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Stanley Boyd Stout
Joe Steven Duff

Life

Who was John Day?
Local author Dave Sandersfeld strives to answer questions about legendary beaver trapper John Day.
Kudos given by the yard
Raising ‘Old Glory’ in Mt. Vernon
Shakespeare comes to Grant Union

Capital Bureau

Recount likely on Oregon GMO labeling measure
With a margin of less than 1,500 votes, it appears an automatic recount is likely in the campaign...
Edible pot, packaging concern lawmakers
Merkley explains Keystone pipeline vote
Oregonians weigh in on fish, wildlife director