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Prairie City enforces a longtime "no wheels" ordinance on Front Street sidewalks.

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Breaking News: Hazmat situation at Grant County Correctional Facility
Breaking News: Hazmat situation at Grant County Correctional Facility
Hazmat investigation is ongoing at the Grant County Correctional Facility in Canyon City.
Work forces temporary road closure
Radio tower replacement forces temporary forest road closure near Dixie Butte.
John Day fire hall construction to start soon
John Day fire hall construction to start soon

With $1.2 million in taxpayer dollars to work with, an amount approved by voters in the May 2014 primary election, the John Day city and rural fire protection departments are moving forward on their shared fire hall.

According to John Day city...

Program gives youth artistic outlet
Program gives youth artistic outlet
Youth Arts Program students present grand finale performance.
Special Olympians compete with heart at Summer Games
Special Olympians compete with heart at Summer Games
Special Olympians compete at Newberg Summer State Games.
Fossil Beds celebrates 40 years
Fossil Beds celebrates 40 years
The John Day Fossil Beds National Monument holds birthday events, celebrating 40 years.
Triangle Oil disputes DEQ findings
DEQ, Triangle Oil are at odds when it comes to results of investigation so far
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
West Fork Fire area closure implemented

JOHN DAY – Forest Supervisor, Steve Beverlin, has implemented an area closure, effective immediately, for the West Fork Fire, which is located on the north slope of the Aldrich Mountain range within the old fire scar from the 2006 Shake Table...

Forest Service gets earful from county residents
Forest Service gets earful from county residents
Malheur National Forest officials hold listening meeting in John Day regarding forest access.
New CEO leads at Blue Mountain Hospital
New CEO leads at Blue Mountain Hospital
New CEO Randall Mee takes the helm at Blue Mountain Hospital.
Community voices Welcome to a smoke-free fair
The 2015 Grant County Fair will be a tobacco- and smoke-free event.
Something new is up – and down – at the courthouse
Something new is up – and down – at the courthouse

CANYON CITY – Something new is up – and down – at the Grant County Courthouse.

It’s taken more than a few years, but the courthouse finally has a working elevator.

The long process was completed on June 30,...

Ready, set, go! Grant County Fair and Rodeo is around the corner
Get ready for the Grant County Fair and Rodeo, Aug. 5-8.
Culvert, bridge work causes road closures
Culvert and bridge work causes temporary road closures.
Corner Creek Fire 60 percent contained
Corner Creek Fire now 60 percent contained.
Flash flood watch issued for Friday afternoon
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch Friday afternoon and evening for several areas, including the John Day Basin.
Wet and cooler weather aids firefighters

Corner Creek Fire

The Corner Creek Fire remained at 28,766 acres. Wet and cooler weather allowed crews to continue strengthening the fire lines along the perimeter, but work was cut short on portions of the fire line due to lightning in the...

Clarification: Public comment on cycle campground set for Sept. meeting

The story, “Complaints pile up against proposed private campground,” in the July 1 Eagle issue, was not clear regarding when people would be able to testify.

The public will be able to testify for or against the proposed project in...

‘Grand Ol’ Flag’ waves in Prairie
‘Grand Ol’ Flag’ waves in Prairie
Prairie City holds 'grand' Fourth of July celebration.
Lampton sentenced to 30 years
Bobby Wayne Lampton is sentenced to 30 years for sex crimes against a child.
Dayville has fun Fourth, despite smoke
Dayville has fun Fourth, despite smoke
Revelers find fun at the Fourth of July celebration in Dayville.
Old banknote worth a pretty penny
Old banknote worth a pretty penny
Old Prairie City bank note is up for auction.
West Fork, Corner Creek fires still have life
West Fork, Corner Creek fires still have life
Update on fire Tuesday July 7
Wyden town hall draws comments, criticisms
Wyden town hall draws comments, criticisms
Senator Ron Wyden makes stop at Grant County Regional Airport.
Property owners sweat out Sugarloaf Fire
Property owners sweat out Sugarloaf Fire
Property owners did a lot of work, and a lot of praying, as Sugarloaf Fire surged up hillside north of Dayville.
Vapor answers still in the air
The DEQ's vapors investigation continues in southwest John Day.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
West Fork Fire gets a push
West Fork Fire gets a push
West Fork Fire update Monday, July 6
Lampton sentenced to 30 years
Lampton sentenced to 30 years
District attorney says justice was served against sex offender.