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Topic: Economic strategies
The John Day session is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Grant County Regional Airport.
Locals give Malheur heat over Bald Sisters
Aces for Faces rides final lap in Grant County
Grant County candidates line up for local offices


Editorial: Policy puts price tag, limits on First Amendment rights
Agency should rethink policy that attempts to leash the press.
FS chief revisits wilderness news blackout
Farmer’s Fate: Laundered money vacations


Rockets give Prospectors tough battle
Prospector team wounded by Rockets, but ready for more football.
Panther gridders lose in Crane, stay tough
2014 County Sports Schedule
Strong Hilanders serve up sweep over Pros


George W. SmithAug. 20, 1942 – Sept. 5, 2014

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – George W. Smith, 72, of Challis, Idaho, formerly of John Day, died...

Nicolle Lynn KingJune 29, 1987 – Aug. 21, 2014
Adeline KavanaughJan. 11, 1921 – Sept. 15, 2014
Edward BinschusJune 8, 1937 – Sept. 17, 2014


Student art

Monument-al royalty
Spotlight shines on volunteers
Roe Lynn McDaniel

Capital Bureau

Oregon land issues may spark legislative fixes
A land use expert says conflicts between farming and otherland uses in Oregon may spark new...
Green candidate crashes Kitzhaber, Richardson appearance

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1864: Residents Carve Out a County

CANYON CITY – Grant County was created 150 years ago, but it wasn’t the first...

But First There Were Explorers
Blue Mt. Mills’ John Day Plant Starts Operations
Schools Problems Aired