Featured Stories


Half acre of Olive Lake closed to boating, swimming
Portion of Olive Lake closed to boating and swimming.
Rail Fire expands to the south
Details emerge in Hermiston murder-suicide investigation
Nothing easy about conservation easements


Editorial cartoons
This week's editorial cartoons.
Our View: Immigration reform will require courage
Letter: ‘The little guy’ would pay for tax increase on large industry
Letter: The Oregonian’s fire investigation was unbalanced


GU team ready to net wins
Grant Union starts volleyball season with changes in the team and league.
Cowkids rustle up fun
Volleyball athletes get jump on season with camp
Volleyball youth get a handle on the sport


Betty Irene Palmer

Betty Irene Palmer, 80, of John Day passed away Monday, Aug. 8, in Canyon City at the Serenity...

Frederick Mathew Gardner
Thomas Lee Anderson
Cynthia Jane Webb


Summer food for local kids is a success
Summer food program feeds local kids.
Delicious contest yields cash prizes
Kids win prizes while reading
Out of the Past

Capital Bureau

Review: DHS could do more to prevent foster care abuses
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown charged an External Advisory Committee comprised of legislators and...
Gov. Brown confirms five debates with Pierce
ODA’s Katy Coba named Oregon COO
Citizens panel endorses corporate sales tax measure

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Around the wilderness
The eastern portion of the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness was untouched by last year's fire.
JOURNEY: Bates State Park