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Harshfields release statement regarding arrest in elk poaching case

EO Media Group has received a statement from Lissa Casey, attorney for Larry Harshfield, and his wife, Pam.

The content of that statement is published here.

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Resource Advisory Council positions open

The Bureau of Land Management recently announced that it is seeking public nominations for open positions on 36 Resource Advisory Councils. As published in a notice in the Federal Register, the BLM will consider nominations for 45 days ending Friday,...

Unlicensed home inspector fined $80,000
CCB: Gregory Mason Miller of Bend used a license number belonging to a legitimate construction contractor with the same first and last name.
New family nurse practitioner: ‘education empowers’
New family nurse practitioner: ‘education empowers’
Family nurse practitioner Mendy Sharpe is on the job at the county health department.
Grub & Grog in the Park seeks volunteers

Volunteers are sought for a new event this year, Grub & Grog in the Park, planned for 3-8:30 p.m. June 23 at the Seventh Street Complex in John Day.

John Day Canyon City Parks and Recreation District is sponsoring the event, which will...

Memories of fallen airman Bieren shared at Umatilla service
Memories of fallen airman Bieren shared at Umatilla service
Bieren remembered as a fun-loving troublemaker, and a leader
Reservations open for Painted Hills wildflower hike

The picturesque Painted Hills will again be dotted with wildflowers this spring. The increase in snow this past winter marks favorable conditions for the famous yellow flowers John Day Chaenactis and Golden Bee Cleome to bloom in the Painted Hills...

Long Creek dinner raises thousands
Long Creek dinner raises thousands
Proceeds go to ambulance, fire department
Cops and Courts

Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of law enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of arrest cases.

New program benefits people without prescription drug insurance
New program benefits people without prescription drug insurance
Eligible hospital patients can receive card for discounts at Len’s Drug.
Man charged with allegedly killing, wasting a dozen elk in Wallowa County
Man charged with allegedly killing, wasting a dozen elk in Wallowa County
Wallowa man arrested for alleged elk poaching.
Grant County opposes governor’s proposed cuts to veteran funding
Grant County opposes governor’s proposed cuts to veteran funding
Contributions from general fund decrease while overall budget increases.
County court discusses future of Keerins Hall
County court discusses future of Keerins Hall
Rodeo royalty purchases rodeo apparel
Power poles to be inspected

Over the next few months, starting the week of April 17, Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative power poles will be getting a spring cleaning — of sorts.

Osmose Utility Services, a contracted service with OTEC, will begin inspecting and...

Peterson sentenced to five more days in jail
Peterson sentenced to five more days in jail
Former Monument fire chief admits illegally recording conversation.
An inside look: STEM students learn about health care
An inside look: STEM students learn about health care
STEM students learn about health care and careers.
Grant County midwife’s license revoked
Grant County midwife’s license revoked
Dress accused of falsifying birth certificates, practicing without a license in Washington.
Farm to School funding hangs in the balance
Farm to School funding hangs in the balance

Oregon’s Farm to School and School Garden program, which gives local students an inside look at the area agricultural industry and brings local produce to school cafeterias, is competing with other spending bills in the Joint Committee on Ways...

Cops and Courts

Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of law enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of arrest cases.

Prairie City resident remains in critical condition after fire destroys home
Prairie City resident remains in critical condition after fire destroys home
Waits hospitalized for complications from smoke inhalation.
Late season winter weather advisory issued through Saturday evening

So much for spring.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of Grant County south of Highway 26 through 11 p.m. Saturday.

A cold front will stall over eastern Grant County and Wallowa County Friday...

Young Women’s Natural Resource Career Camp seeks applicants

Discover Your Forest and the Deschutes National Forest are seeking applicants for the Young Women’s Natural Resource Career Camp, which will be held June 27-29.

Young women from around Central Oregon in grades 9-12 are invited to apply...

Oregon Promise application open through July 3

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission Office of Student Access and Completion has announced a new toolkit of informational materials to help Oregonians learn about and apply for Oregon Promise.

The application for the Oregon Promise...

Fossil Beds recruiting youth workers
Youths 15 to 18 are encouraged to apply.
Brown declares statewide dispatch week
Brown declares statewide dispatch week
Public Safety Telecommunication’s Week begins April 9
Community garden seeks votes to win grant
Community garden seeks votes to win grant
People can submit online votes for the program every day until April 19 at seedsofchangegrant.com.
What’s next for the Owyhee Canyonlands?
What’s next for the Owyhee Canyonlands?
Rancher Elias Eiguren said that any collaborative process would need to start with assurances from environmental groups that litigation is off the table.
Stores must pay bottle deposit refunds even if they do not charge deposit
Stores must pay bottle deposit refunds even if they do not charge deposit

Oregon’s bottle deposit refunds doubled to 10 cents April 1, even for old cans marked as a 5 cent deposit.

Even if stores do not charge deposit, they must pay the redemption value to consumers on qualifying beverage...

Secure Rural Schools funds drastically cut
Secure Rural Schools funds drastically cut
Roads and schools will see decreases in funding.
Trump budget promotes defense, cuts domestic programs
Trump budget promotes defense, cuts domestic programs
Cuts could impact rural communities.