Featured Stories



School superintendent leaves Monument for Cove
Former Monument superintendent to begin working at Cove Charter School.
Myers sentenced to 90 days in jail
Strawberry Wilderness Community Clinic offering limited same-day appointments
Emry sentenced to 30 months for unregistered .50-caliber


Our View: Zinke asks key questions about Cascade-Siskiyou monument
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he can’t find anyone at the Department of Interior...
Editorial cartoons
Farmer’s Fate: Carrots, eggs and dead crabs
Guest Comment: Help paleo institute do more


Bowhunters club holds 3-D archery trail shoot
The Canyon Creek Bowhunters will hold a Northside 3-D Trail Shoot on July 29-30.
Trout outlook: Where to find a good catch
Mud, sweat and gears: Stiner wins demolition derby
Third in state: Wildfire girls give all in softball battle


Cheryl Ann Jenson-Nordstrom

Cheryl Ann Jenson-Nordstrom, 57, of John Day passed away Friday, July 21, at Blue Mountain...

Donald Lee Caldwell
Dorothy Katherine Blasing
George ‘Shiloh’ Ernest Rogers III


American Legion, Auxiliary seek hamburger stand volunteers

Members of Ellis Tracy American Legion and Auxiliary will hold a relish-cutting gathering to...

MoonLIT Music Festival planned for eclipse weekend
The Kruzers are back
Birth: Larson

Capital Bureau

Sentencing reforms seek to reduce incarceration rate, racial profiling
Two laws passed by the Oregon Legislature reduce sentences for drug and property crimes.
Task force eyes state assets that could reduce PERS liability
Richardson accused of conflict of interest in provider tax repeal
Cash assistance cases still above pre-recession levels

Special Sections

JOURNEY: Strawberry Wilderness: a great place to get lost
See everything from mountain peaks to waterfalls
JOURNEY: Miles of fun: Hiking trails near John Day
JOURNEY: Take a scenic route to beautiful Arch Rock
JOURNEY: Blue Basin hike holds hidden treasure