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Commentary: Down history lane with the PC Fire Dept.
Commentary: Down history lane with the PC Fire Dept.
Longtime Prairie City Fire Department member Jim Sullens recalls memorable times with the department's history.

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Letter: Forest Service, make a New Year’s resolution

To the Editor:

Forest Service, please note.

The current 10-year forest initiative to reduce overstocking in our forests is going way too far in removing the future of our forests. I don’t know who is directly responsible for...

Editorial: Five to watch in the new year

It’s a new year, and here are five things we expect to be big stories in 2015 in Grant County and beyond.

• The Blue Mountain Forests Plan Revision. After more than a decade of fits and starts, the multi-forest proposal was...

Letter: ODFW and wildlife management

To the Editor:

Here we go again! The ODFW always blames bad habitat for a decline of a species. Now it is the greater sage grouse. They say too many juniper, magpies, ravens, skunks, coyotes, and badgers just to name a few. They all love eggs!...

Letter: State gets D+ for trapping practices

To the Editor:

In the recent article “Keep your dog safe during trapping season” (Dec. 23, 2014 Blue Mountain Eagle), even the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife warns of the danger and indiscriminate nature of wildlife traps,...

Letter: Equal opportunity for all?

To the Editor:

I can think of very few things more healthy and wholesome than bicycling. Especially bicycling that takes the bikers off crowded, shoulder-less highways.

I was, therefore, disappointed to read that our County Court abruptly...

Letter: More kudos for driver

To the Editor:

This is reinforcement to Bob Watt’s applause last week for Oak Harbor Freight driver Ernie Hopper. For 10 years, Oak Harbor and Ernie have transported, free of charge, the hundreds of shoeboxes assembled by Grant County...

Letter: Flaw in Grant County’s road law

To the Editor:

Last Wednesday, the Grant County Court heard comments from the Public Access Advisory Board about road closures and proposed road closures made by the Malheur National Forest supervisor.

The Public Access Advisory Board...

Editorial: Numbers don’t tell story in fed spending bill

The massive $1.1 trillion federal spending bill has something for everyone to love and hate. The real problem with this kind of legislation is the lack of transparency.

The 113th Congress concluded its legislative business, and critics have...

Letter: Trail ends with Court’s lack of support

To the Editor:

For the last six years I have been volunteering time to figure out ways that our struggling Grant County economy (still the highest unemployment in the state) could generate additional tourist spending. Last summer I became...

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Question of loyalty

To the Editor:

Speaking of loyalties – If you think your livelihood depended on the Forest Service, give some thought that Forest...

Letter: Elected officials have personal agenda

To the Editor

I finally concluded recently (too late it seems) that a large number of Grant County elected officials come on board with...

Letter: Forest Service, make a New Year’s resolution
Letter: ODFW and wildlife management
Letter: State gets D+ for trapping practices

Editorials

Coexistence possible for all crops
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber will suggest legislation to create a framework that will allow conventional and GMO crops to coexist. The devil will be in...
Editorial: Five to watch in the new year

It’s a new year, and here are five things we expect to be big stories in 2015 in Grant County and beyond.

• The Blue Mountain...

Editorial: Numbers don’t tell story in fed spending bill