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Crews get ready to burn piles on Malheur districts
The work will continue over the next couple of months, according to forest officials.

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Canyon City posts draw four hopefuls
Canyon City posts draw four hopefuls
Four people are vying for three spots on the council in Canyon City.
Kam Wah Chung listed as a destination site
The National Park Service has named Kam Wah Chung in John Day as a destination site.
Security set for man accused in Seneca fray
Security set for man accused in Seneca fray
Shane Lee Sanders faces 12 criminal counts from the events in Seneca Wednesday.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Red Cross hosts event for volunteers in John Day
Volunteers can learn how to get involved at a John Day meeting.
Alert: Phone scammer calling in Grant County
Don't give personal information over the phone, officials advise.
Security set for man accused in Seneca fray
Shane Lee Sanders faces 12 criminal counts from the events in Seneca Wednesday.
Burning set for Knox, Crawford areas
Expect smoke in the vicinity of the burning, agency says.
JD city meeting canceled
The next session will be Oct. 28.
Seneca suspect in custody
Seneca suspect in custody
Manhunt is over with suspect in Seneca incident arrested.
Police continue search for armed man
Police continue search for armed man
Police released a photo of the man sought in connection with the Wednesday morning incident.
Roadblock expanded for Seneca manhunt
Roadblock expanded for Seneca manhunt
Police search for man after reports of shots fired in remote Grant County community.
Manhunt continues in Seneca area
Manhunt continues in Seneca area
Grant County Sheriff's deputies and Oregon State Police are searching for an armed man in the Seneca area.
‘Big Apple’
‘Big Apple’
How does your garden grow? One John Day resident is seeing "miracle growth."
Color run focuses on fun with ‘HEART’
Color run focuses on fun with ‘HEART’
Color Me Free Fun Run draws a vibrant crowd.
DUII: What’s the cost?
DUII: What’s the cost?
The costs of driving impaired and DUII are far-reaching – why it's important to plan ahead.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Pine Creek: One of a kind
Pine Creek: One of a kind
Pine Creek residents live in the first Firewise Community in Eastern Oregon.
Monument Rural Fire Board: Dissolve this district

CANYON CITY – Directors of the Monument Rural Fire Protection District are calling it quits.

They went to the Grant County Court meeting last week to seek dissolution of the district, formed in a contentious process in...

Motel blast victim: ‘A lot of healing to do’
Motel blast victim: ‘A lot of healing to do’
A fundraiser is scheduled Saturday in Mt. Vernon to help residents displaced by the explosion and fire.
Clerk gives HR back to County Court
The duties will revert to the County Court, with Judge Scott Myers at least temporarily adding personnel to his slate of responsibilities.
Little League meets Sunday to elect officers
The session is at 7 p.m. Sunday at The Outpost.
Fire restrictions still in effect for ODF-protected lands in CO
It's still fire season in the Central Oregon District of the state Department of Foresty.
Locals give Malheur heat over Bald Sisters
Malheur officials take heat from the public at informational meeting on the Bald Sisters Fire.
Aces for Faces rides final lap in Grant County
Aces for Faces rides final lap in Grant County
Aces for Faces motorcyclists rumble through town for a good cause.
Grant County candidates line up for local offices
Grant County candidates line up for local offices
A passel of city council hopefuls will be on ballots in Grant County for the Nov. 4 general election.
‘Story Time’ barbecue celebrates recovery
‘Story Time’ barbecue celebrates recovery
A well-attended Safe Communities barbecue featured three guest speakers for inspiring stories of addiction recovery.
Grant County tallies costs, savings in Easley case
Umatilla County's bed is saving Grant County money for holding a youth charged with murder.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Fired worker files whistle-blower suit against Grant County
Fired worker files whistle-blower suit against Grant County
An employee says he was fired after reporting illegal chat in a hiring meeting.