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John Day could see $35,000 in profit from eclipse rentals
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John Day could see $35,000 in profit from eclipse rentals
25 RV sites to be added for eclipse weekend.

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Cops and Courts

Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of law enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of arrest cases.

Hutchison pleads guilty on felony weapons charge
The 25-year-old John Day resident pleaded guilty to a felony charge of Unlawful Use of a Weapon and two misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment.
Mt. Vernon man accidentally shoots himself in leg
Sheriff: David Kreger, 24, was seated while handling a .45-caliber model 1911 semi-automatic pistol when it discharged at a residence in Mt. Vernon.
Farm to School funding hangs in the balance
Farm to School funding hangs in the balance

Oregon’s Farm to School and School Garden program, which gives local students an inside look at the area agricultural industry and brings local produce to school cafeterias, is competing with other spending bills in the Joint Committee on Ways...

DMV warns of phishing scam
Scammers claim DMV fees and/or taxes must be paid immediately.
Wyden addresses infrastructure, health care, privacy at town hall meeting
Wyden addresses infrastructure, health care, privacy at town hall meeting
Pledges to find common ground with Republicans on key issues
Review of Oregon’s wolf management plan begins
Review of Oregon’s wolf management plan begins
A public hearing April 21 in Klamath Falls begins what is certain to be a contentious rehash of wolves’ impact on livestock and wild prey.
Rough winter means fewer hunting tags for deer, pronghorn
Rough winter means fewer hunting tags for deer, pronghorn
Hunters can expect fewer deer and pronghorn tags in northeast Oregon after populations took a hit over winter.
Harshfields release statement regarding arrest in elk poaching case

EO Media Group has received a statement from Lissa Casey, attorney for Larry Harshfield, and his wife, Pam.

The content of that statement is published here.

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Resource Advisory Council positions open

The Bureau of Land Management recently announced that it is seeking public nominations for open positions on 36 Resource Advisory Councils. As published in a notice in the Federal Register, the BLM will consider nominations for 45 days ending Friday,...

Unlicensed home inspector fined $80,000
CCB: Gregory Mason Miller of Bend used a license number belonging to a legitimate construction contractor with the same first and last name.
New family nurse practitioner: ‘education empowers’
New family nurse practitioner: ‘education empowers’
Family nurse practitioner Mendy Sharpe is on the job at the county health department.
Grub & Grog in the Park seeks volunteers

Volunteers are sought for a new event this year, Grub & Grog in the Park, planned for 3-8:30 p.m. June 23 at the Seventh Street Complex in John Day.

John Day Canyon City Parks and Recreation District is sponsoring the event, which will...

Memories of fallen airman Bieren shared at Umatilla service
Memories of fallen airman Bieren shared at Umatilla service
Bieren remembered as a fun-loving troublemaker, and a leader
Reservations open for Painted Hills wildflower hike

The picturesque Painted Hills will again be dotted with wildflowers this spring. The increase in snow this past winter marks favorable conditions for the famous yellow flowers John Day Chaenactis and Golden Bee Cleome to bloom in the Painted Hills...

Long Creek dinner raises thousands
Long Creek dinner raises thousands
Proceeds go to ambulance, fire department
Cops and Courts

Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of law enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of arrest cases.

New program benefits people without prescription drug insurance
New program benefits people without prescription drug insurance
Eligible hospital patients can receive card for discounts at Len’s Drug.
Man charged with allegedly killing, wasting a dozen elk in Wallowa County
Man charged with allegedly killing, wasting a dozen elk in Wallowa County
Wallowa man arrested for alleged elk poaching.
Grant County opposes governor’s proposed cuts to veteran funding
Grant County opposes governor’s proposed cuts to veteran funding
Contributions from general fund decrease while overall budget increases.
County court discusses future of Keerins Hall
County court discusses future of Keerins Hall
Rodeo royalty purchases rodeo apparel
Power poles to be inspected

Over the next few months, starting the week of April 17, Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative power poles will be getting a spring cleaning — of sorts.

Osmose Utility Services, a contracted service with OTEC, will begin inspecting and...

Peterson sentenced to five more days in jail
Peterson sentenced to five more days in jail
Former Monument fire chief admits illegally recording conversation.
An inside look: STEM students learn about health care
An inside look: STEM students learn about health care
STEM students learn about health care and careers.
Grant County midwife’s license revoked
Grant County midwife’s license revoked
Dress accused of falsifying birth certificates, practicing without a license in Washington.
Farm to School funding hangs in the balance
Farm to School funding hangs in the balance

Oregon’s Farm to School and School Garden program, which gives local students an inside look at the area agricultural industry and brings local produce to school cafeterias, is competing with other spending bills in the Joint Committee on Ways...

Cops and Courts

Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of law enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of arrest cases.

Prairie City resident remains in critical condition after fire destroys home
Prairie City resident remains in critical condition after fire destroys home
Waits hospitalized for complications from smoke inhalation.
Late season winter weather advisory issued through Saturday evening

So much for spring.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of Grant County south of Highway 26 through 11 p.m. Saturday.

A cold front will stall over eastern Grant County and Wallowa County Friday...

Young Women’s Natural Resource Career Camp seeks applicants

Discover Your Forest and the Deschutes National Forest are seeking applicants for the Young Women’s Natural Resource Career Camp, which will be held June 27-29.

Young women from around Central Oregon in grades 9-12 are invited to apply...

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