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Shootout launches local hoops action
Fans get ready to cheer on two local basketball teams at the 13-Mile Shootout Tournament Dec. 5-6.

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More time for W-W map comments

BAKER CITY – The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest is giving the public more time to review the existing condition maps for the forest, and offer corrections and input.

The new comment deadline is March 31.

Forest Supervisor Tom...

Court canceled

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court has canceled its Wednesday, Nov. 26, meeting as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches.

This Thursday and Friday are holidays for Grant County employees, so county offices will be closed on those...

Firewood permits detail ATV rules

JOHN DAY – Firewood cutters can use ATVs in legal collection of wood on the Malheur National Forest, a subject that stirred public discussion in recent months.

Steve Beverlin, deputy forest supervisor, recently issued a clarification of...

Christmas tree permits on sale
People can pick up a permit for $5 at Malheur Forest offices in John Day, Prairie City and Hines.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Highways ice up, closing I-84
Highways ice up, closing I-84
Travelers are urged to postpone travel until highway conditions improve.
Bazaar time in Mt. Vernon
Bazaar time in Mt. Vernon
The bazaar season is well underway in Grant County, as Mt. Vernon groups join the fun.
Guard vet shares experiences with third-grade class
Guard vet shares experiences with third-grade class
National Guard Veteran Brandon Schlarbaum shares military experiences with youth on Veterans Day.
Teachers train for new preschool curriculum
The Early Learning Frontier hub for Grant and Harney counties have provided training and a new curriculum for area preschool teachers and care providers.
Girls State delegates share session experiences
Girls State delegates share session experiences
Girls State attendees share political learning experiences at a Nov. 10 American Legion and Auxiliary banquet.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Three musicians represent Grant Union at honor band concert
Three musicians represent Grant Union at honor band concert
Three Grant Union musicians perform in La Grande honor band concert.
EOU offers new Advantage to career-bound students
The university will start the new program in the fall of 2015, with an eye toward boosting student success at graduation and beyond.
Arts Council awards grants
The Juniper Arts Council awards grants to three local nonprofits.
Rodeo court, ambassadors sought
A Dec. 2 meeting is planned for girls interested in being part of the 2015 Fair and Rodeo Court or the Ambassador Program.
Snowy days in Grant County
Snowy days in Grant County
Grant County sees first snowfall of the season.
Snow Day! Dayville School closes today
Snow Day! Dayville School closes today
Dayville School officials declare a snow day.
Winter storm heading for Grant County
The Weather Service in Pendleton is warning of ice and snow accumulation, leading to hazardous driving conditions, Thursday to Friday.
Fair theme, grand marshal sought
The Grant County Fair Board seeks input on a fair theme and recommendations for grand marshal(s) for the 2015 county fair.
County denies vulgar talk, complaint by fired employee
The county's filing today comes in response to a lawsuit filed byfired probation officer James N.Gravley.
Doctors answer call to Ethiopia
Doctors answer call to Ethiopia
The couple say their family is ready to realize their mission helping bring family medicine to the African nation.
GU drama treats with ‘Pumpkin Stuffers’
GU drama treats with ‘Pumpkin Stuffers’
Grant Union's drama club presented 'Pumpkin Stuffers' - a potion for good fun!
Transportation safety plan update in works
The state's current transportation safety plan can be viewed online on ODOT's website.
Grant County Election Results

CANYON CITY – Here’s how Grant County voters cast their ballots in the updated totals from Tuesday’s general election.

Note: The asterisk * denotes winner in the overall state or district count, where applicable.

Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Tree trimming planned this winter in Dayville
Tree trimming planned this winter in Dayville
The work will take about eight days, and will be done this winter.
Precip could ramp up in November
Precip could ramp up in November

PENDLETON – Temperatures at John Day averaged warmer than normal during October, according to preliminary data from NOAA’s National Weather Service in Pendleton.

The average temperature was 51.7 degrees, 2.3 degrees above normal.

Bentz picked for leadership post
The Ontario Republican held that leadershop role in the last session, too.
Stirring the pot: Marijuana measure sparks concern
Grant County voters said no, but the state said yes to legalizing recreational pot.
Election: Grant County sees red in blue state
Election: Grant County sees red in blue state

Blue Mountain Eagle

CANYON CITY – Grant County was true to its dominant GOP roots in last week’s election, with vote trends in some key races running counter to statewide results that embraced Democrats for top jobs.

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