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Council will discuss medical marijuana ordinance

JOHN DAY – At its meeting next Tuesday, March 24, the John Day City Council will consider Ordinance 15-163-01 establishing time, place and manner regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.

The council is seeking public...

Walker wins Oregon GOP straw poll
Walker wins Oregon GOP straw poll
The Dorchester Conference ponders 2016 and staying relevant.
Dancers take spotlight
Dancers take spotlight
Dancers entertain, packing the stands at the Grant Union gym.
Fire contained near Meadowbrook
Fire contained near Meadowbrook

MEADOWBROOK – A wildland fire that broke out near Meadowbrook Summit, in northern Grant County, was contained about 8 p.m. Tuesday night, the Oregon Department of Forestry reported.

The fire, first reported about 2 p.m. that day, was...

Wildfire reported near Meadowbrook
ODF urges landowners who have burned piles this year to check them for signs of heat and prevent flare-ups.
Burn permit season comes to close in JD Unit

JOHN DAY – Amid fire and drought concerns, the Oregon Department of Forestry is calling an early halt – this Friday – to the slash and ag burn season in the John Day Unit.

The unit will not issue any new permits for logging...

Police search Mt. Vernon site, arrest man on drug charges
A drug investigation is continuing after a search and arrest Thursday at a Mt. Vernon residence.
Grant Court sets special afternoon meeting

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday to hear information about Zone 1 lands from George Ponte, Oregon Department of Forestry district forester.

Mark Webb, local landowner and contractor, is...