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Motorcyclist dies after Harney County crash
Washington man attempted to pass turning semi.

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Red Flag Warning issued for Thursday-Friday
Red Flag Warning issued for Thursday-Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 3 p.m. Thursday through 11 a.m. Friday for Grant County and most of Eastern Oregon.

A low pressure system moving across the region will bring scattered thunderstorms to...

Fire Weather Watch issued for Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Thursday afternoon through Friday morning for Grant County.

A low-pressure system traveling east across Oregon on Thursday will bring scattered thunderstorms to central Oregon in...

Prairie City man one of eight killed in Harney County crash
Prairie City man one of eight killed in Harney County crash
Names of eight dead released by state police.
Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision enters home stretch
Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision enters home stretch
A final draft of the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision calls for increased timber harvest and restoration across the Umatilla, Wallowa-Whitman and Malheur national forests in northeast Oregon.
Ferguson pleads guilty to felony sex crime
The victim said in court the abuse began at age 7 and lasted until age 14.
Housing stock to get a boost
Housing stock to get a boost
Iron Triangle project will feature 11 apartments.
Tax-foreclosed eyesores could be cleaned up soon
Tax-foreclosed eyesores could be cleaned up soon

Residents in Prairie City and Long Creek could soon see two eyesores cleaned up now that the county has moved forward to taking possession of the abandoned properties.

Both properties are in tax foreclosure. The Grant County Court held a public...

Monument residents asked to voluntarily conserve water

The city of Monument is asking residents to take voluntary steps to conserve water by limiting outside watering to the hours of 6-8 a.m. and 6-8 p.m.

City Manager Dorothy Jordan told the Eagle the seasonal drought has lowered the water table at...

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.

Public can participate in Red Flag program

A volunteer Red Flag Warning program is available in Grant County.

When a Red Flag Warning is issued by the National Weather Service, volunteers at local agencies, organizations and businesses will display a 3x5-foot flag to alert people to the...

Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp training offered by BLM

The Vale District of the Bureau of Land Management is offering paid training for women interested in a career in wildland fire management.

Participants in the Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp will fulfill several key entry-level training...

Grant County Meetings
Meetings in Grant County this week.
Eight killed in Harney County crash
Eight killed in Harney County crash

Eight people were killed Monday morning when two vehicles crashed head-on on Highway 78 in Harney County.

According to an Oregon State Police press release, emergency personnel responded to the crash south of Crane around 10...

Prairie City faces water emergency
Prairie City faces water emergency
Trucks bringing in water from John Day
Forest implements Phase C fire restrictions
Campfires and chainsaw use are prohibited.
Red Flag Warning issued for Thursday
Red Flag Warning issued for Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for extreme fire conditions from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday in Grant County and much of central and northeast Oregon.

Hot and dry conditions will peak Thursday across the region as a...

Mystery of Chinese mining revealed
Mystery of Chinese mining revealed
Archaeologists unearth new information about Chinese miners.
Air ambulance responds for crash
Air ambulance responds for crash
Prairie City declares water emergency
Only ‘essential use’ allowed.
Deadline approaches for Conservation Reserve Program enrollment

The deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Farm Service Agency’s Conservation Reserve Program is Aug. 17.

“Any agricultural producer that has eligible land should review the benefits of this program,” FSA Administrator...

Phase C public use restrictions implemented on southern forest

Because of continued hot temperatures, lack of moisture and extreme fire danger, the Malheur National Forest’s Emigrant Creek Ranger District officials have implemented Phase C of public use restrictions. Campfires are prohibited; only liquid...

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.

Grant County Meetings
Meetings in Grant County this week.
Fire Weather Watch issued for Thursday
Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
FBI assisting in case of missing couple
FBI assisting in case of missing couple
Terry and Sharon Smith are still missing following house fire.
Bid approved for city greenhouse
Bid approved for city greenhouse
Council applies for grants for two street projects.
McLeod-Skinner challenges Walden to Eastern Oregon debate
McLeod-Skinner challenges Walden to Eastern Oregon debate
Gubernatorial debates will likely skip the region
Court applauds veteran services office
Court applauds veteran services office
John Day police agreement approved.
Prairie City calls for water restrictions
Prairie City calls for water restrictions

For a second summer in a row, Prairie City water customers are being asked to stop all outside watering, including sprinkling lawns and gardens.

“The city of Prairie City appreciates our citizens’ continued efforts in water...

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.

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Red Flag Warning issued for Thursday-Friday

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Fire Weather Watch issued for Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Thursday afternoon through Friday morning for Grant County.

A low-pressure...

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Grant County Court minutes: July 11, 2018