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Fire Weather Watch issued for Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Thursday afternoon through...

Prairie City man one of eight killed in Harney County crash
Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision enters home stretch
Ferguson pleads guilty to felony sex crime


Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: We are not enemies
Guest Comment The importance of a free press
Letter: ‘Unacceptable behavior’


Kickin’ up a good time at the NPRA Rodeo

Three local competitors at last week’s NPRA Rodeo in John Day placed in their events, and...

Bull’s-eye in their sights
Former Grant Union student receives Moda Health scholarship
Taekwondo classes offered


Obituaries: Aug. 18, 2018
This week’s obituaries.
Marianne B. Morris
Mary Ella Neal
Bonnie Jean Gause


Preparing for the fair
FFA and 4-H club members prepare steer for fair.
New superintendent/principal leads Monument School
Film crew comes to Kam Wah Chung
13-year-old writer pens winning essay on Americanism

Capital Bureau

First state-funded fast-track housing opens in Salem
Cornerstone Apartments, a 180-unit rent-capped development, is the first of 1,700 units statewide...
Buehler announces plan to end homelessness
Treatment center offers care for mentally ill inmates
Democrats criticize rule change for home health workers

Special Sections

The road less traveled
Journey through a variety of landscapes.
Monument Rock Wilderness offers solitude and views
Get lost among the sounds of nature
Sweet labor at Thomas Orchards