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Forest Service says Finicum roadside memorial must come down
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Forest Service says Finicum roadside memorial must come down
Two men have been guarding the memorial for nearly three weeks, in response to several instances when the memorial was altered or disappeared completely in the middle of the night.

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Grand jury considers FBI’s use of force in Finicum shooting
Grand jury considers FBI’s use of force in Finicum shooting
FBI agents may face charges for firing two shots at LaVoy Finicum.
Firefighters contain blaze near Long Creek to 20 acres
Firefighter contain blaze near Long Creek Wednesday to about 20 acres.
Deputy declined assistance, failed to record interview when investigating complaint against his family
Deputy declined assistance, failed to record interview when investigating complaint against his family
UPDATE: Neighbor not interviewed did not hear gunshots. Sheriff upset by settlement, maintains probable cause existed for arrest.
Monument man dies in crash
A 19-year-old man was killed and a 21-year-old injured in a vehicle accident near Monument on June 18.
Grant County Meetings
Here's a list of meetings in Grant County for the coming week.
Major political fight coming over proposed $6 billion tax
Oregon Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Alison Hart discusses the downsides to a $6 billion tax on sales.
Animal care is a family affair
Animal care is a family affair
Canyon Creek Veterinary Clinic is now open in Canyon City.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
OTEC capital credit notices are in the mail
OTEC will mail members annual notices of capital credit allocation.
Futures Scholarship winners announced
Grant County Futures Scholarship selects recipients and receives major donation.
Campfire safety regulations announced
Forest officials announce safety regulations for campfires.
Chamber Newsletter: Eclipse planning
Grant County Chamber of Commerce's monthly newsletter.
New John Day city manager starts Monday
New John Day city manager starts Monday
John Day City Council unanimously votes to hire Nick Green as city manager.
County pays settlement after sheriff’s office arrest
County pays settlement after sheriff’s office arrest
County pays $12,000 settlement to man arrested for reporting hearing gunshots.
Smorgasbord of summer programs includes sports, art and reading
Smorgasbord of summer programs includes sports, art and reading
A variety of programs will keep youth busy during the summer months.
Fighting fire with fire
Fighting fire with fire
Fire officials using lightning fire as a prescribed burn.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's law enforcement logs.
Grant County Meetings
Here's a list of meetings in Grant County for the coming week.
Unemployment rate continues to drop
Unemployment rate continues to drop
Unemployment rate continues to fall.
UPDATE: Low-intensity lightning fire functioning as prescribed burn
UPDATE: Low-intensity lightning fire functioning as prescribed burn
Fire officials using lightning fire as a prescribed burn.
OTEC warns of scam
OTEC warns of scam
OTEC warns customers of a scam where callers claim electricity will be cut off without payment.
Fire crews fight blaze in southern Grant County
Fire crews fight blaze in southern Grant County
Malheur National Forest fire crews battle blaze near Forest Roads 15 and 16.
School board votes to develop drug-testing policy
School board votes to develop drug-testing policy
Grant School District votes to pursue a drug-testing policy for student athletes.
Tornado warning has passed out of Grant County
Tornado warning issued for parts of Grant County.
Large hail, 60 mph winds forecast in parts of Grant County
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for northwestern Grant County.
Department of Ag directors hear local viewpoints
Department of Ag directors hear local viewpoints
Five Grant County panelists share views with Oregon Department of Agriculture board of directors at local meeting.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Grant County Meetings
Here's a list of meetings in Grant County for the coming week.
Woman cuts man’s throat near Pilot Rock after asking for ride
Woman cuts man’s throat near Pilot Rock after asking for ride
Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office arrested Pendleton woman for attempted murder and other charges.
7 P.M. UPDATE: Oil trail derailment sparks fire in Gorge
7 P.M. UPDATE: Oil trail derailment sparks fire in Gorge
Eleven cars derailed in the 96-car Union Pacific train and at least one ignited, releasing oil alongside tracks that parallel the region’s treasured Columbia River.

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Forest Service says Finicum roadside memorial must come down
Two men have been guarding the memorial for nearly three weeks, in response to several instances when the memorial was altered or disappeared...
Stewart Scholarship deadline approaching
Deadline for Stewart Scholarship is July 1.
Head Start accepting applications for next school year
Grand jury considers FBI’s use of force in Finicum shooting
Firefighters contain blaze near Long Creek to 20 acres

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Silver Spur is back in the saddle
The Silver Spur Cafe serves up meals with Mt. Vernon's western-style traditions.
Animal care is a family affair
Canyon Creek Veterinary Clinic is now open in Canyon City.
OTEC capital credit notices are in the mail

County Minutes

Grant County Court minutes, June 15, 2016
County Court minutes for June 15.
County Court minutes 06-08-16
County Court minutes for June 8, 2016.
County Court minutes 06-01-16
County Court minutes 05-25-16