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GCSO investigates its own special deputy who shot a dog she says attacked her
GCSO investigates its own special deputy who shot a dog she says attacked her
A woman shot a dog Sunday morning in Canyon City.

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National Public Lands Day events planned
Sept. 24 features free admission and volunteer events.
Cops & Courts
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
August slightly cooler than normal
August slightly cooler than normal
August slightly cooler, drier than normal in John Day.
Katy: outgoing ag director, incoming COO, cancer survivor
Katy: outgoing ag director, incoming COO, cancer survivor
As Katy Coba moves from Oregon ag director to the state's chief operating officer, she takes a deep commitment to public service with her.
Maine monument’s creation concerns Malheur County ranchers
Maine monument’s creation concerns Malheur County ranchers
A group formed to fight a proposed national monument in Malheur County, Oregon, is getting its message out. But the president's recent designation of a national monument in Maine has them more concerned.
Report shows Malheur County rich with gold mine potential
Grant County also shows high potential for precious and base metals and chromite.
Forest Service prepares for prescribed burns
Forest Service prepares for prescribed burns
Hunters are encouraged to check area closures before heading out.
Residents walk armed in fear of dog attacks
Residents walk armed in fear of dog attacks
Dog licensing, education among topics discussed to solve problem.
Nelson appointed to state OYCC board
Nelson appointed to state OYCC board
Katy Nelson appointed to Oregon Youth Conservation Corps advisory board.
Rail Fire closure Area reduced
Rail Fire closure Area reduced
Officials warn community fire danger still a factor.
Canyon Creek fire closure reopened
Canyon Creek fire closure reopened
Officials are reopening the area damaged by the Canyon Creek Complex Fire.
GEODC appoints new director
Susan Christensen has been appointed executive director of GEODC.
Judge denies sheriff’s request to prevent his deposition from being videotaped
Judge denies sheriff’s request to prevent his deposition from being videotaped
No ruling yet on request to limit use of depositions to this litigation.
Goodwin pleads not guilty to sex crimes
Goodwin pleads not guilty to sex crimes
Four-day trial scheduled to begin in December.
Judge invalidates Public Forest Commission
Judge invalidates Public Forest Commission
Judge nullifies Grant County measure that established the Public Forest Commission.
Prairie City obsidian knife maker cuts through competition
Prairie City obsidian knife maker cuts through competition
Duby carved his niche making Stone Age knives.
Kids soar at annual Fly-In
Kids soar at annual Fly-In
Event provides children a chance to see the world from a new perspective.
Chamber Newsletter: Busy year continues
Chamber Newsletter: Busy year continues
Chamber installation and volunteer ceremony set for Sept. 21.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Missing boy found deceased
Missing boy found deceased
A memorial fund has been set up at Old West Federal Credit Union.
Public hearing planned on county ordinance establishing ambulance service area
Public hearing planned on county ordinance establishing ambulance service area
A public hearing on emergency ordinance establishing ambulance service area planned Sept. 21.
The next generation of stockgrowers
The next generation of stockgrowers
Young stockgrowers take the spotlight at recent Stockgrowers Association meeting.
Deschutes sheriff captain sentenced five years for stealing $200,000 in public funds
Former Deschutes County Sheriff's Office captain sentenced to five years in prison.
Missing John Day woman found safe in California
Missing John Day woman found safe in California
Ichua Little, 30, missing from John Day, spoke to someone in California Monday.
Police arrest Prairie City man on assault, drug charges
Police arrest Prairie City man on assault, drug charges
Goodwin charged with fourth-degree assault, possession of meth.
Fire restrictions reduced on Malheur National Forest
Fire restrictions reduced on Malheur National Forest
Cooler weather leads to fewer fire restrictions.
Woman missing from John Day
Woman missing from John Day
Police are searching for a missing John Day woman.
Police chief clarifies timeline in Hermiston murder-suicide
Police chief clarifies timeline in Hermiston murder-suicide
Police report shooter Jason Huston had “incredible amount of pills” for depression and anxiety in his home.
Rail Fire transitions back to local management
Rail Fire transitions back to local management
At 90 percent containment, crews being demobilized from Rail Fire.
Boardman Coal Plant to try full day of biomass
Boardman Coal Plant to try full day of biomass
The Boardman Coal Plant continues to eye a transition to biomass to continue operating after 2020.