County Court votes not to fund investigation of Canyon Creek Complex
Grant County Court denies Public Forest Commission's request for county-funded investigation of Canyon Creek Complex fire.
Date: 2016-02-24
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County passes resolution condemning refuge occupation
County passes resolution condemning refuge occupation after three hearings.
Date: 2016-02-24
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Resolving the resolution
The Grant County Court will continue discussion of a proposed resolution condemning the refuge occupation at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 24.
Date: 2016-02-23
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Council says complaints against sheriff not solicited by city
Council clarifies that police chief and dispatch manager filed complaints against Sheriff Palmer as citizens, not as city employees.
Date: 2016-02-23
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Chief, dispatch manager complain sheriff’s support of militia endangered the public
Oregon police licensing agency recommends state Department of Justice investigate Sheriff Palmer.
Date: 2016-02-19
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Issues persist in rangeland management
After a 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, ranchers and rangeland managers discuss issues and concerns.
Date: 2016-02-17
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PC council votes to support effort to preserve Bates School building
The Prairie City City Council has voted to support a local effort to save the Bates School building currently located at Prairie City School.
Date: 2016-02-16
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New faces join corrections team
Two new faces – Todd McKinley and Mike McManus – are on the Grant County Community Corrections staff.
Date: 2016-02-16
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Prairie City man seriously injured in blast
Prairie City resident Brian Johns is seriously injured in a welding explosion.
Date: 2016-02-12
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11 A.M. UPDATE: Live stream indicates all occupiers surrender safely
The standoff at the wildlife refuge is over.
Date: 2016-02-11
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Grant County residents speak out against militia
County commissioners still considering resolution condemning refuge occupation after standoff ends.
Date: 2016-02-11
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‘The Cook’ finds new home in Prairie City
Fernando Leal serves wide variety of Mexican dishes at El Cocinero in Prairie City.
Date: 2016-02-09
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John Day vigil attendees mourn death of LaVoy Finicum
People gathered to mourn the death of LaVoy Finicum at a vigil in John Day Saturday.
Date: 2016-02-09
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County unveils new mass alert system
Organizations offer tips to prepare for possibility of flooding.
Date: 2016-02-09
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FBI’s hands-off strategy in Malheur follows lessons learned
Bloody Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and Waco, Texas, incidents changed FBI strategies.
Date: 2016-02-04
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