Featured Stories



OSP investigating Dixie Campground shooting

A person was injured during a shooting incident at the Dixie Campground around 6:30 a.m. on...

Lady Pros a step closer to goal
DOJ finds no evidence of criminal conduct by Sheriff Palmer
Housing incentives could be available next summer


Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Farmer’s Fate: Surfing the 50-50-90 rule
Innovative plan deserves to succeed
Guest Comment: If net neutrality dies, the internet dies with it


Prospector gridders light second half ‘on fire’
The Grant Union Prospectors overcome a sluggish start for a landslide win.
Lady Panthers play ‘aggressively smart’ for win over JV Pros
Sports Roundup
Grant County wrestling season starts Oct. 17


Service notice: Marilyn Cheadle

Marilyn Cheadle, 81, of Prineville, formerly of Mt. Vernon and John Day area, passed away on...

Obituary: Carl Lester Sheppard
Obituary: Dale Loran Rininger
Services held for Joseph ‘J.C.’ Cayton Oliver III


Prairie City Seniors

I have the honor of being a guest writer for the Prairie City Senior Center while Rose is away.

Out of the past: October 11, 2017
Monument seniors: A fourth skunking
John Day Senior News

Capital Bureau

Why was the target of DOJ profiling forced to leave?
Erious Johnson Jr., a DOJ attorney profiled by coworkers, department employee who was forced out in...
PERS task force meets for final time as deadline looms
Grant County sheriff cleared by Department of Justice
Forestry Department wants more money for fires

Special Sections

HISTORY: Tragic news of missing girl has happy ending

Five-year-old Emma Nelson went missing on July 4, 1896, for five days at Cress Hollows, west of...

HISTORY: Lodging for loggers
HISTORY: Remembering the hospital in Prairie City
HISTORY: Can you name these items from years past?