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The Wagon Wheel in Mt. Vernon will hold a grand opening on Nov. 29.

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District 3 schedules input nights

JOHN DAY – Grant School District No. 3 will hold three community input sessions this month, and parents and patrons are invited to attend.

All three start at 6:30 p.m., and the dates are:

• Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Grant Union...

Project urges healthy lifestyles
A new project aims to increase health awareness and education in Grant County.
Fabric shop on the move
Quilts and Beyond in Prairie City has a new location and owners.
Eat and give thanks
Free community Thanksgiving dinners are being offered in John Day and Prairie City.
More time for W-W map comments

BAKER CITY – The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest is giving the public more time to review the existing condition maps for the forest, and offer corrections and input.

The new comment deadline is March 31.

Forest Supervisor Tom...

Court canceled

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court has canceled its Wednesday, Nov. 26, meeting as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches.

This Thursday and Friday are holidays for Grant County employees, so county offices will be closed on those...

Firewood permits detail ATV rules

JOHN DAY – Firewood cutters can use ATVs in legal collection of wood on the Malheur National Forest, a subject that stirred public discussion in recent months.

Steve Beverlin, deputy forest supervisor, recently issued a clarification of...

Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Two ski trips in the works
Organizers urge skiers of all ages to try out this local program.
Christmas tree permits on sale
People can pick up a permit for $5 at Malheur Forest offices in John Day, Prairie City and Hines.
Highways ice up, closing I-84
Highways ice up, closing I-84
Travelers are urged to postpone travel until highway conditions improve.
Guard vet shares experiences with third-grade class
Guard vet shares experiences with third-grade class
National Guard Veteran Brandon Schlarbaum shares military experiences with youth on Veterans Day.
Teachers train for new preschool curriculum
The Early Learning Frontier hub for Grant and Harney counties have provided training and a new curriculum for area preschool teachers and care providers.
Bazaar time in Mt. Vernon
Bazaar time in Mt. Vernon
The bazaar season is well underway in Grant County, as Mt. Vernon groups join the fun.
Three musicians represent Grant Union at honor band concert
Three musicians represent Grant Union at honor band concert
Three Grant Union musicians perform in La Grande honor band concert.
Girls State delegates share session experiences
Girls State delegates share session experiences
Girls State attendees share political learning experiences at a Nov. 10 American Legion and Auxiliary banquet.
EOU offers new Advantage to career-bound students
The university will start the new program in the fall of 2015, with an eye toward boosting student success at graduation and beyond.
Get it all at the Merc
Get it all at the Merc
Customers at the Dayville Merc can find nearly everything – including new owners.
Arts Council awards grants
The Juniper Arts Council awards grants to three local nonprofits.
Cops & Courts
Here's a look at this week's local law enforcement logs.
Rodeo court, ambassadors sought
A Dec. 2 meeting is planned for girls interested in being part of the 2015 Fair and Rodeo Court or the Ambassador Program.
OTEC fee hits home for some irrigators

JOHN DAY – Some area ranchers are getting an unhappy introduction to a new Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative policy that is putting a halt to temporary or seasonal meter disconnections.

Rob Stewart of Mt. Vernon was among the customers...

Snowy days in Grant County
Snowy days in Grant County
Grant County sees first snowfall of the season.
Snow Day! Dayville School closes today
Snow Day! Dayville School closes today
Dayville School officials declare a snow day.
Winter storm heading for Grant County
The Weather Service in Pendleton is warning of ice and snow accumulation, leading to hazardous driving conditions, Thursday to Friday.
Fair theme, grand marshal sought
The Grant County Fair Board seeks input on a fair theme and recommendations for grand marshal(s) for the 2015 county fair.
County denies vulgar talk, complaint by fired employee
The county's filing today comes in response to a lawsuit filed byfired probation officer James N.Gravley.
Doctors answer call to Ethiopia
Doctors answer call to Ethiopia
The couple say their family is ready to realize their mission helping bring family medicine to the African nation.
GU drama treats with ‘Pumpkin Stuffers’
GU drama treats with ‘Pumpkin Stuffers’
Grant Union's drama club presented 'Pumpkin Stuffers' - a potion for good fun!
Precip could ramp up in November
Precip could ramp up in November

PENDLETON – Temperatures at John Day averaged warmer than normal during October, according to preliminary data from NOAA’s National Weather Service in Pendleton.

The average temperature was 51.7 degrees, 2.3 degrees above normal.

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Shootout launches local hoops action
Fans get ready to cheer on two local basketball teams at the 13-Mile Shootout Tournament Dec. 5-6.
Cosgrove named OSSA Teacher of the Year
Humbolt Elementary School teacher Sophie Cosgrove is named Small Schools Teacher of the Year.
District 3 schedules input nights
Project urges healthy lifestyles
More time for W-W map comments

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Senior council to meet
The Grant County Senior Citizens Advisory Council will meet on Nov. 25 in Monument.
Eat and give thanks
Free community Thanksgiving dinners are being offered in John Day and Prairie City.
Court canceled
Two ski trips in the works
Christmas tree permits on sale

Business

Wagon Wheel to hold grand opening
The Wagon Wheel in Mt. Vernon will hold a grand opening on Nov. 29.
Fabric shop on the move
Quilts and Beyond in Prairie City has a new location and owners.
Get it all at the Merc
OTEC fee hits home for some irrigators
Rudio spread draws potential buyers

County Minutes

County Court minutes 11-5-14

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County Court minutes 10-28-14

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF GRANT

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