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JOHN DAY – Saturday’s Zombie Run is open to adults, as well as kids age 8 and up.

A What’s Happening item this week incorrectly limited it to kids, but organizers say grown-ups are more than welcome to join in the...

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Six candidates run for Seneca council spots
Six candidates run for Seneca council spots
Seneca posts draw six candidates.
Downtown work underway in JD
Downtown work underway in JD
The work, funded by a Transportation Enhancement grant program, is expected to by done by December.
Property tax bills bump up for bond, fire patrol
Property tax bills bump up for bond, fire patrol
The hospital district bond levy will go down next year to compensate for this year's incorrect over collection.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Paleontology alive and well at John Day Fossil Beds
Paleontology alive and well at John Day Fossil Beds
John Day Fossil Beds offer unique look into Earth's past.
Three arrested in drug case

BAKER CITY – A drug investigation that began in Grant County culminated in the arrest of three people earlier this month in Baker City.

John Day Police Chief Richard Gray said Officer Daniel Pelayo began investigating a drug case while on...

Grant County grand jury indicts man in Seneca shooting spree
Grant County grand jury indicts man in Seneca shooting spree
Sanders has not entered a plea in the case, and remains in the Grant County Jail with security set at $500,000/ $50,000 cash.
TP vandals hit fairgrounds

JOHN DAY – Grant County Fairgrounds employees faced a cleanup job Monday morning, after discovering someone had strewn toilet paper and soap and generally made a mess of the restroom building.

Fair manager Mary Weaver said police were...

Grant County at 150
Grant County at 150
A crowd turns out to celebrate 150 years of Grant County history.
Fire season flames out
ODF calls for continued vigilance while working or enjoying the woods.
John Day class set for prospective homeowners
The program will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John Day Senior Center.
Crews get ready to burn piles on Malheur districts
The work will continue over the next couple of months, according to forest officials.
Bald Sisters at 100 percent containment

JOHN DAY – With the onset of cooler weather and rain, the Forest Service has declared the Bald Sisters Fire 100 percent contained.

The agency said the fire was deemed contained Wednesday, Oct. 15, after showing no significant acreage...

Dead bear in traffic lane causes wreck
Police urge drivers involved in wildlife crashes to try to clear the roadway of debris.
Prairie City mayoral candidates
Prairie City mayoral candidates
Three are vying for the Prairie City mayor's post.
Canyon City posts draw four hopefuls
Canyon City posts draw four hopefuls
Four people are vying for three spots on the council in Canyon City.
Kam Wah Chung listed as a destination site
The National Park Service has named Kam Wah Chung in John Day as a destination site.
Security set for man accused in Seneca fray
Security set for man accused in Seneca fray
Shane Lee Sanders faces 12 criminal counts from the events in Seneca Wednesday.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Red Cross hosts event for volunteers in John Day
Volunteers can learn how to get involved at a John Day meeting.
Trading Post opens at Kimberly junction
The John Day River Trading Post in Kimberly is open for business.
Alert: Phone scammer calling in Grant County
Don't give personal information over the phone, officials advise.
Security set for man accused in Seneca fray
Shane Lee Sanders faces 12 criminal counts from the events in Seneca Wednesday.
Burning set for Knox, Crawford areas
Expect smoke in the vicinity of the burning, agency says.
JD city meeting canceled
The next session will be Oct. 28.
Seneca suspect in custody
Seneca suspect in custody
Manhunt is over with suspect in Seneca incident arrested.
Police continue search for armed man
Police continue search for armed man
Police released a photo of the man sought in connection with the Wednesday morning incident.
Roadblock expanded for Seneca manhunt
Roadblock expanded for Seneca manhunt
Police search for man after reports of shots fired in remote Grant County community.
Manhunt continues in Seneca area
Manhunt continues in Seneca area
Grant County Sheriff's deputies and Oregon State Police are searching for an armed man in the Seneca area.
‘Big Apple’
‘Big Apple’
How does your garden grow? One John Day resident is seeing "miracle growth."

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Get ready for Zombie fun, run

JOHN DAY – Saturday’s Zombie Run is open to adults, as well as kids age 8 and up.

A What’s Happening item this week...

Sheriff vs. Sheriff on pot measure

CANYON CITY – Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer fired back today in the two-state war of words over the proposal to legalize pot in...

Ex-chief Tirico indicted
Six candidates run for Seneca council spots
Downtown work underway in JD

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Get ready for Zombie fun, run

JOHN DAY – Saturday’s Zombie Run is open to adults, as well as kids age 8 and up.

A What’s Happening item this week...

Sheriff vs. Sheriff on pot measure

CANYON CITY – Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer fired back today in the two-state war of words over the proposal to legalize pot in...

Ex-chief Tirico indicted
Parks and Rec youth basketball starts soon
Downtown work underway in JD

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Trading Post opens at Kimberly junction
The John Day River Trading Post in Kimberly is open for business.
Blue Mountains Partners tour forest sites
Participants should dress for the weather and bring food and water.
BEO announces deal to buy Pasco bank
Topic: Economic strategies

County Minutes

County Court minutes 10-15-14

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF GRANT

Access the court’s weekly Agenda and approved Minutes on...

County Court minutes 10-08-14

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF GRANT – OCTOBER 8, 2014

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