Featured Stories


John Day selects first choice for city manager
Council's top pick, Nicholas Green, whose wife is from John Day, has a master's in public...
Grant County residents raise concerns at Merkley town hall
Palmer’s legal woes
‘Backyard’ events are a success


Editorial cartoons
This week's editorial cartoons.
Our View: Superdelegates further complicate a complicated process
Letter: Support Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act
Letter: Protect our children


STATE CHAMPS: Team effort gives GU girls an edge
Grant Union girls team wins state championship title with mental and physical toughness.
Ready to ride: GW Clark heads to State Finals rodeo
Pettit sprints to two state titles
Garrett Hitz shatters state pole vault record


Barbara Elaine Raymond

Barbara Elaine (Krebs) Raymond, 87, died May 21 in John Day. A public memorial service will be...

Mark Reasoner
Michael Earl Greear
Dale Larkin


PC celebrates Armed Forces Day
Local veterans and Prairie City School students gathered for an Armed Forces parade and...
Oysters don’t mind the rain
Students learn giving a stitch at a time
Eagle on Vacation

Capital Bureau

Multiple factors drive housing costs
A panel of experts explained to lawmakers some of the drivers in the state's affordable housing...
Oregon lawmakers hear arguments over Owyhee monument
Proposed tax could raise billions, ‘dampen’ employment, growth
Supporters get enough signatures to get gross receipts tax on ballot

Special Sections

GET MOTIVATED: Ideas to spruce up the home

If the spring cleaning and decorating bug hasn’t bitten yet, here are several motivating...

GROWING SEASON: Students hone green thumbs while customers reap benefits
Community Garden: A growing interest
Save money by spreading energy use throughout the day