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Vogt accused of forcing Idaho teen to leave, faces up to life in prison

- Mt. Vernon man faces kidnapping and rape charges in Idaho.

Chester’s clerk helps saves customer’s life

- Medical emergency averted by quick action.

Palmer outlines goals as newly elected commissioner

- Main focus will be economic development.

Hamsher re-elected in write-in campaign

- Mayor hopes to ensure projects are completed.

Small town mayors looking ahead

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Several mayors of Grant County’s small cities didn’t have to face a competitive election this year. These voluntary citizens perform an important function that’s sometimes hard to fill in small, rura...

County to settle with ODOT over runway project

- Audit showed $55,000 overpayment.

Magone Trail project ranks well for grant

- Idlewild Sno-Park also seeking grant funding.

ELECTION UPDATE: Hamsher wins Prairie City mayoral race

- One Monument council race ends in draw.

Veteran recalls Cold War Germany

- Don Mooney was a soldier-tourist.

Garage and bedroom totaled in house fire

- Hillside fire visible from downtown John Day.

Mt. Vernon man to be extradited to Idaho for kidnapping, rape charges

- Andy Vogt may still face federal charges.

Walden visits with digital network leaders in John Day

- Local outage coincides with visit.

Mt. Vernon arrest could lead to sex trafficking charges after missing 15-year-old found

- Andy Vogt could face federal trafficking charges in addition to state rape, kidnapping charges

John Day trail proposal ranked No. 1

- East-side residents concerned about speeders.

Facing down the state over property rights

- County court rejects ODOT quarry buffer zone request.

Details emerging on broadband network plans

- No word yet on much-needed federal grant.

County agrees to help bail out state organization

- Association of Oregon Counties misused road funds

Mt. Vernon man charged with rape and kidnapping

- Alleged victim was a minor girl.

Burned Prairie City home closer to cleanup

- New sergeant position saving county money.

Myers meets Washington officials on their own turf

- Vice President Pence surprises county representatives.

Breakthroughs in missing couple case announced

- Terry Smith remains identified, truck found in Boise.

Forest Plan objections could swamp reviewers

- More than 300 objections received.

Predator program passes one-year mark

- Funding needed to make up budget shortfall.

County considers paid deputy district attorney position

- Carpenter proposal addresses grant funding loss.

County marijuana regulations adopted by court

- Pro tem justices of the peace selected.

Hospital foundation raises more than $23,000

- Funds to go for new call system.

Visitors edge out locals in District 1A-8 tourney play

- Tournament kicks off with Tiger-Panther match-up.

Larson, Palmer face off for county commissioner

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Two candidates face off this fall for the Grant County commissioner seat formerly held by Boyd Britton. The Grant County Court appointed attorney Rob Raschio interim commissioner on July 3 to fill out the remainder of Br...

Prairie City mayor race contested

- Garrison and Preston on ballot, Hamsher and Philbrook as write-ins.

Torrefaction plant awaiting permitting

- Planning commission to hear zoning request.

Light at end of tunnel for sidewalk project

- ODOT will seek grant for South Canyon Boulevard project.

911 transition won’t come cheap

- New workstation console could cost $46,000.

Sewer plant timeline moved up

- Annexation process starts with Oct. 23 hearing.

Two competitive races on ballot in Long Creek

- Two incumbents and three challengers vie for positions.

Four vie for three council seats in John Day

- Three incumbents and one challenger.

Competitive race for Prairie City Council

- One incumbent and five challengers vie for three seats.

Mt. Vernon sees competitive council race

- Two incumbents and one challenger for two seats.

Dispatcher recognized with Life Saving Award

- Second award in nine months for Lovell.

Most unopposed candidates are incumbents

- No competitive races in five cities.

Building trust between cops and students

- Chief Durr is Grant Union’s new school resource officer.

Award-winning advocate to speak at suicide forum

- Kevin Hines: ‘Life is a gift. That’s why they call it the present.’

McLeod-Skinner brings message to Grant County

- Democratic challenger calls for more consensus.

Marijuana regulations tabled over variance issue

- Emergency plan for courthouse reviewed.

Spec home builders left out of incentive plan

- Benefits could go to new owner, not builder

1992 water committee resurrected

- Applications sought for advisory group.

HISTORY: Eagle, oldest weekly newspaper in Oregon, turns 150

- The Eagle celebrates its sesquicentennial

HISTORY: 1918 — Grant County men called to the Great War

- Draft expands as war drags on.

HISTORY: 1918 — Letters from the frontlines

- Local doughboys describe war conditions.

HISTORY: 1918 — Spanish influenza strikes fear in Grant County

- Deadliest natural disaster in human history.

HISTORY: 1918 — ‘Range war’ heats up

- Spring access denied by Forest Service