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Fired worker files whistle-blower suit against Grant County
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Fired worker files whistle-blower suit against Grant County
An employee says he was fired after reporting illegal chat in a hiring meeting.

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Chamber invites all to help plan party
Schools, individuals invited to join in the celebration.
Monument Rural Fire to meet
Monument Rural Fire will meet Sept. 24.
ESD fire probe blames bulb
The fire spread from the southeast corner of the building, which was a total loss, officials say.
Inspirational stories part of free barbecue event
The community is invited to a free Recovery Month barbecue which will feature inspirational stories of recovery.
Bald Sisters Fire spreads, closure expanded

JOHN DAY – The Bald Sisters Fire gained another 397 acres yesterday, pushed by gusty winds and continued warm temperatures.

The Forest Service said the fire measured 2,345 acres this morning, based on infrared imaging.

The fire...

Bald Sisters Fire gains acres, South Fork contained
Area closures remain in effect for the Bald Sisters, South Fork fires.
Teen to be tried as juvenile in court
Judge rules that Dillan Easley will be tried as a juvenile in murder case.
Officials regroup at ESD fire scene
Officials regroup at ESD fire scene
The blaze displaced several offices and a dozen workers, also disrupting communications services at county and city offices.
Update: Fire Marshal investigating ESD fire
School, county email disrupted as fire shuts down ESD server.
Fire engulfs Grant County ESD building
Fire engulfs Grant County ESD building
Firefighters are responding to a fire at the Education Service District office in John Day.
Grant County has big birthday coming up
Grant County has big birthday coming up
Planning is underway for a celebration to mark the milestone for Grant County.
Investigators probe blast, fire in Mt Vernon
Investigators probe blast, fire in Mt Vernon
A 66-year-old man is being treated at Emanuel Burn Center in Portland.
PHOTOS: Fire crews working fire scene in Mt. Vernon
PHOTOS: Fire crews working fire scene in Mt. Vernon
Red Cross en route to help residents of motel complex.
Explosion rocks Mt. Vernon Motel
Explosion rocks Mt. Vernon Motel
Emergency responders are on scene at the Mt Vernon Motel after reports of an explosion this morning.
Fire closures reduced for South Fork Complex, Bald Sisters

JOHN DAY – Forest officials have further reduced area closures for both the Bald Sisters Fire, located on the west slope of Baldy Mountain in the Inventoried Roadless Area, as well as for the South Fork Complex, located 20 miles southwest of...

Crews wrapping up work on three area wildfires
Work is winding down on the fires in Grant County.
Crews tackle hot spots on Hubcap Fire
Crews tackle hot spots on Hubcap Fire
The Type 2 team prepares to transition the fire to a smaller force.
Crews battle Lost Hubcap Fire
Crews battle Lost Hubcap Fire
Cold front packing gusty winds could complicate efforts.
Part of fire closure lifted for wildlife area
Flat Creek access open again to hunters, recreationists
Court cancels Set. 3 meeting

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court has canceled its Sept. 3 meeting due to a lack of agenda items.

The next regular meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 10.