Featured Stories


Your Taxes: Past, present and proposals to increase future property taxes

Proposals under consideration by the Oregon Legislature could substantially increase property...

Retreat at Silvies Valley Ranch opens in July
Rosemary Manor offers care around the clock
Grant County Meetings


Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Voters should inform tax reform
Farmer’s Fate: Farm commodities and indecisive squirrels
Letter: Forest commissioners unaware of proceedings


Panther teamwork wins Round One
The Prairie City boys basketball team will face Hosanna Christian in Round Two on Friday.
Grant Union wrestlers are district champs
Prairie City boys host state playoff game
Prospectors end season with two-point overtime loss


Fred Fleck

Fred Fleck, 94, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, at Blue Mountain Hospital with family by his side.

Daniel John Cline
Fern June Turner
Jack Blondin Hood


Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
Grant Union Students of the Month — January
Firefighters finish academy
What’s Happening

Capital Bureau

School officials push back on mandatory class size negotiations
A former union negotiator has proposed legislation to make class size a mandatory part of...
Bills propose to dispel Oregon wetland uncertainties
Projections boost state coffers by nearly $200 million
Group agrees on marijuana regulation consolidation plan

Special Sections

Auxiliary fundraising provides equipment for hospital

The Blue Mountain Hospital Auxiliary is made up of volunteers who operate and organize the Blue...