MT. VERNON – The Mt. Vernon Fire Department and Rural Fire Department are joining in the regulated fire closure announced earlier this week by Oregon Department of Forrestry.
The Mt. Vernon restrictions, including a halt to burn barrels, will kick in at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 20.
BURNS – Grant County veterans can take advantage of expanded People Mover service to get to appointments at the Burns VA Clinic.
But officials are urging veterans to time their appointments so they fit the schedule for the new bus run to Burns.
The bus departs the People Mover.
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...
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...
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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...
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.
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...