Featured Stories



Motorcyclist dies after Harney County crash
Washington man attempted to pass turning semi.
Chip sealing planned on Highway 19
Crews respond to lightning fires
Emergency medical flights save lives


Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: We are not enemies
Guest Comment The importance of a free press
Letter: ‘Unacceptable behavior’


Kickin’ up a good time at the NPRA Rodeo

Three local competitors at last week’s NPRA Rodeo in John Day placed in their events, and...

Bull’s-eye in their sights
Former Grant Union student receives Moda Health scholarship
Taekwondo classes offered


Obituaries: Aug. 18, 2018
This week’s obituaries.
Marianne B. Morris
Mary Ella Neal
Bonnie Jean Gause


Museum’s ‘End of Summer’ event offers fun for the whole family
Living history, crafts and games featured
Preparing for the fair
New superintendent/principal leads Monument School
Film crew comes to Kam Wah Chung

Capital Bureau

OTC moves forward on tolling application
In addition to tolls on I-5 and I-205, the transportation commission is exploring creating a...
First state-funded fast-track housing opens in Salem
Buehler announces plan to end homelessness
Treatment center offers care for mentally ill inmates

Special Sections

The road less traveled
Journey through a variety of landscapes.
Monument Rock Wilderness offers solitude and views
Get lost among the sounds of nature
Sweet labor at Thomas Orchards