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Open house focuses on prescribed burning

JOHN DAY – The Malheur National Forest will hold an informational open house about its...

Nugget Lanes closing
Fossil Beds – more than just a pretty place
Fund set up for ill local man


Commentary Collaboration, Forestry and Roads

Collaboration could well be the most effective tool to come along in my 30 years of work in the...

Editorial: Reach out to kids in world of threats
Letter: Work together on roads
Letter: Thanks for the office space


Spring on the mountain

Grant County track teams compete at Ranchers Invite
Lady Pros top Cougars in Game Two
2015 county sports schedule


Ersal ‘Gene’ Hickerson Jr.

Ersal “Gene” Hickerson Jr., 58, died April 21 at his John Day home with his family...

Melvin Louis Moore Jr.
George Rex Hixson
Lawrence Henry Grassl


Market meeting on tap
An introductory meeting for the 2015 season of the John Day Farmers Market will be on May 14.
Local DAR chapter to meet
What’s Happening
Student art

Capital Bureau

Joint committee proposes new medical pot restrictions
The Legislature's joint committee on implementing Oregon's recreational marijuana progam has...
Lane County commissioner considers run for governor
Power needs of pot industry raise issues with Energy Dept., utilities
Oregon Cultural Trust anticipates record grant making