Featured Stories


John Day safe, but behavioral crime outpaces state
DUII, liquor violations double state average.
Your Taxes: Past, present and proposals to increase future property taxes
Retreat at Silvies Valley Ranch opens in July
Rosemary Manor offers care around the clock


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


Day One at state: Grant Union wrestling update
Four Grant Union wrestlers compete at the State Championships in Portland.
Special Olympians to host law enforcement for basketball showdown
Panther teamwork wins Round One
Grant Union wrestlers are district champs


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

Courtney says Legislature faces unprecedented workload
Veteran Senate president lists six big issues facing lawmakers this session.
Ranchers oppose cuts to wolf compensation, predator control
Natural resource groups skeptical of science panel proposal
Bill seeks to boost Malheur County economy

Special Sections

Auxiliary fundraising provides equipment for hospital

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