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Forest Plan objections could swamp reviewers
More than 300 objections received.
Predator program passes one-year mark
County considers paid deputy district attorney position
County marijuana regulations adopted by court


Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Buehler would bring change as governor
Letters: Oct. 24, 2018
Letter: Larson has ‘honesty, integrity and experience’


Shooting the Breeze: Last day at Juniper Gulch

We’ve all had seasons where you have to just about give up before the...

Grant Union wins fourth BMC district tournament
Grant Union to battle Weston-McEwen Friday for playoff spot
Grant Union dominates all-conference team


Donna L. Gienger

Donna L. Gienger of Hermiston, Oregon, was born on July 29, 1930 in John Day, Oregon, to...

Obituaries: Oct. 17, 2018
Delta May Rude
Rod Miller


‘Surviving on faith’: Couple brings adopted daughter home after lengthy stay overseas
Couple brings adopted daughter home after lengthy stay overseas.
Hospital foundation raises more than $23,000
Burns gallery to feature Prairie City artist
Long Creek teacher now leads school as superintendent/principal

Capital Bureau

OHA proposes $784 million in new alcohol, tobacco taxes
Agency wants to use money for substance abuse treatments and chronic disease prevention.
Brown, Buehler continue to get, and spend, millions
Lawmakers hope to increase homeownership for minorities
Kickbacks, scheme sends energy tax credit consultant to prison