Featured Stories



Planning pays off for eclipse rush
While the total number of visitors has yet to be figured, communities in Eastern Oregon say they...
Totally worth the trip: Eclipse watchers marvel in John Day
SOLAR SCIENCE Grant Union science teacher, students complete solar mission
Meet those who traveled here for the eclipse


Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Perry and the BPA
Guest Comment: Eclipse visitors underscore need to address deferred maintenance at John Day Fossil Beds
Letter: Confederate Flag a symbol of white supremacy


Lady Prospectors aiming for strong comeback
The Grant Union Prospector volleyball team has a positive outlook on the season.
Prospector football team gears up with 12 ‘top dogs’
Rodeo season closes for Cinnabar Mountain Playdays youth
Volleyball camp draws 28 participants


Karyl Newton

Karyl Newton, 76, passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, at St. Charles Hospital in Bend. A celebration...

Fay Almetta Paustian
Marjorie Grace Porfily
Coral Gay Schmitt


Chris Knight delights in John Day
Performing arts center plans to host more shows
Music festival celebrates total solar eclipse
Prairie City American Legion Post 106 receives membership award
Grant Union grad receives Farm Bureau scholarship

Capital Bureau

State economists: Taxpayers can expect a ‘kicker’
Oregon will return nearly $464 million to taxpayers as revenue collections exceeded estimates in...
Governor signs Oregon transportation bill
Crowds gather at Capitol to view eclipse
OEA’s new president seeks conservative inclusion

Special Sections

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