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Monument School celebrates 100 years
Monument School celebrates 100 years this weekend.

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Truck wreck disrupts power in JD area
Truck wreck disrupts power in JD area

JOHN DAY – A pickup truck pulling a flatbed trailer crashed into a power pole Tuesday, June 16, in west John Day, resulting in a citation for the driver and causing power outages in the area.

Oregon State Police said the incident occurred...

Blue Mountains Forest Partners hold tour on post-fire management

MT. VERNON – In addition to its regular meeting Thursday, the Blue Mountains Forest Partners is taking a field trip to the South Fork Complex fire area from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Wednesday.

The tour follows a workshop, held Tuesday at the...

Golden memories
Golden memories
Here are some more photos – golden memories – from the ’62 Days festivities, held June 5-6 in Canyon City.
EPA: DEQ will work with ‘potentially responsible party’ in vapor probe

Blue Mountain Eagle

JOHN DAY – Federal officials investigating vapors in southwest John Day say they are turning the probe over to the state Department of Environmental Quality.

The Environmental Protection Agency, in a fact sheet...

Summer food program offers free meals for kids
Teens and children can eat lunch for free this summer with a USDA food program offered by John Day-Canyon City Parks and Recreation.
Workshop, tour focus on post-fire management

MT. VERNON – Three visiting researchers will speak at a workshop and field tour on post-fire management, sponsored by the Blue Mountains Forest Partners and the Northwest Fire Science Consortium.

The workshop will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

EPA to hold 2nd community meeting in John Day

JOHN DAY – The EPA Emergency Response Team working on the vapor mystery in Southwest John Day will hold a community information meeting Thursday, June 11.

The session will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grant County Regional...