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OTEC reschedules Seneca power outage to next Friday

A planned outage to replace an aging transformer in Seneca was postponed Friday.


Wireless Emergency Alert System nationwide test planned Sept. 20
Public use restrictions eased to Phase A on north half of forest
Road worker finds explosive at rock pit


Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Trade outlook offers glimmer of hope for farmers
Letters: Sept. 12, 2018
Letter: Candidates should debate


Grant Union defeats Heppner in first league battle

The Grant Union Prospectors battled in their first league match at home, sweeping the Heppner...

Shooting the Breeze: Girls with guns!
Cross country prospects favorable with full teams
Prospectors fall to defending state champs in home opener


Obituaries: Sept. 12, 2018
This week’s obituaries.
Alice McKinnis
Laura Payne
Donald Hubert James



A girl, Emberlynn Edina Marie Smith, 6 pounds, was born in John Day to parents Mallory Thomas...

Fly-In draws a crowd
Grace Chapel begins Saturday evening services
What’s Happening

Capital Bureau

Public safety training agency needs more space
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training eyes expansion of Salem dorm facilities.
Hundreds of chronic pain patients oppose opioid policy change
First openly gay state Supreme Court justice to retire
Nike CEO takes public stance on sanctuary law repeal

Special Sections

HUNT GUIDE: Ol’ Ornery
Calling in an 8x8, 380-class bull.
HUNT GUIDE: Sighting in
HUNT GUIDE: Blackpowder antelope
HUNT GUIDE: His Camo’s in the Closet