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Pet and livestock supplies donated for fire victims

JOHN DAY — Pets that have been affected by the Canyon Creek Complex fire aren’t...

Improving weather helps, but fire continues to spread
Threat to Prairie City greatly reduced
Power lines safe for now


County cannot afford mistakes

To the Editor:

On behalf of Ricco Ranch, I would like to thank all the crews, equipment...

How many owls?
We deserve complete disclosure
Aug. 26 editorial cartoon


Grant Union takes tourney by storm
Grant Union wins their home town tournament.
Sports community rallies around wildfire victims


Charlene Lambeth

PORTLAND – Charlene Lambeth, 62, of John Day, died Aug. 17 at Oregon Health and Science...

Charles Robert Hyder
Leonard John Radinovich
Floyd Webster Morgan


Hay help is here for local livestock
"Hay for John Day" is making sure Grant County livestock displaced from the wildfire are well fed.
A ‘miracle’ house for a birthday present
Couple find memories in fire’s rubble
Firefighters join 6-year-old’s celebration

Capital Bureau

State gives OSU core sample collection
The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries has given Oregon State University nearly 20...
‘Kicker’ will return $402.4 million to Oregon taxpayers
‘Kicker’ will return $402.4 million to Oregon taxpayers
Final ‘kicker’ amount to be announced Wednesday