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Voters overturn Grant County marijuana ban
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Voters overturn Grant County marijuana ban
Myers wins close bid for re-election as county judge.

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Bed & breakfast opens in John Day
Bed & breakfast opens in John Day
British ambiance amidst Old West landscape.
New owners take reins of Silver Spur Cafe
New owners take reins of Silver Spur Cafe
Known for burgers and prime rib.
Pressure washing service started
Pressure washing service started
New business handles buildings and vehicles.
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.

Grant County Meetings
Meetings in Grant County this week.
OWEB awards grant for conservation easement near Painted Hills
Blue Mountain Land Trust, of Walla Walla, Washington, has received funding from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to purchase a conservation easement at Canyon Creek Ranch near the Painted Hills in Wheeler County.
Ortelco partnering with broadband coalition
Ortelco partnering with broadband coalition
Network to expand south in phases.
Mobile Vet Center coming to John Day
Mobile Vet Center coming to John Day
First visit will be May 23 at Elks Lodge.
Johnson’s probation revoked, sentenced to 16 months in prison
Johnson’s probation revoked, sentenced to 16 months in prison
A Mt. Vernon man has been sentenced to 16 months in prison after domestic violence charges.
Grant County seeks to dismiss Sheriff Palmer’s lawsuit
Grant County seeks to dismiss Sheriff Palmer’s lawsuit
Motion: Legal, procedural errors require dismissal.
Crews evaluating conditions for prescribed fire

The Malheur National Forest fire staff will evaluate conditions to initiate prescription fire operations in the Damon project area, located on the Blue Mountain Ranger District, as soon as today, Thursday, May 10, according to a press release. If...

Grant County website contractor selected
Grant County website contractor selected
Steps taken for tax-foreclosure auction.
Peterson elected chairman of BEO board

BEO Bancorp and its subsidiary, Bank of Eastern Oregon, upon completion of the annual shareholders meeting in Heppner, elected Joel Peterson as chairman of the board and Joe Gonzalez Jr. as vice chairman.

Peterson joined the board in 1993 and is...

State financial aid program eligibility expanded
Changes to the Oregon Opportunity Grant and Oregon Promise will improve affordability for Oregon students.
OTEC changes tariff policy

Extensive changes to Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative’s tariff policy — aimed at improving member satisfaction and stimulating economic growth — were recently initiated by the cooperative.

During the March 20 OTEC board of...

T-O Engineers celebrates 30 years in aviation

T-O Engineers, Inc., a full-service planning and engineering firm, is celebrating 30 years in the aviation sector.

T-O Engineers has served the Grant County Regional Airport since 2012 and has successfully completed projects including the...

Spring temperatures bring mushrooms to the Blue Mountains
Spring temperatures bring mushrooms to the Blue Mountains

It’s that time again, when fungi begin pushing their way up through the soil. Avid mushroom hunters, both recreational and commercial, await their arrival every spring.

For those picking small quantities for personal use, a permit is not...

Apply for a fall controlled hunt by Tuesday, May 15

Fall may be months away but it’s time to start planning your big game hunt. Don’t forget to apply for a controlled hunt by Tuesday, May 15, at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Apply online, at a license sales agent or ODFW office that sells...

Teens may encounter sexting, cyberbullying on smartphones
Teens may encounter sexting, cyberbullying on smartphones
Smartphones, social media and teenagers in the 21st century.
Dinner honors Long Creek fire, ambulance volunteers
Dinner honors Long Creek fire, ambulance volunteers

Long Creek’s annual first responder appreciation dinner raised more than $9,000 this year.

Over 145 people turned out April 28 to support the Long Creek Ambulance Crew and Volunteer Fire Department.

“The dinner this year was...

Tai chi leaders sought

Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc. is looking for volunteers to become Tai Chi leaders. Volunteers would receive training and the be required to hold Tai Chi workshops at our senior centers or other approved locations. Tai Chi workshops...

Prospective initiative would prohibit enforcement of laws restricting gun possession
Initiative would expand firearm definition to include ammo, accessories.
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.

Grant County Meetings
Meetings in Grant County this week.
Spray Rodeo secretary pleads guilty to theft
Will have to repay association, write letters of apology
John Day Basin snowpack at 2 percent of average
John Day Basin snowpack at 2 percent of average
A wetter-than-usual April was not enough to improve the water supply outlook for Oregon heading into summer.
Man dies in crash on forest road
Vehicle rolled six times down embankment.
UPDATE: Tyler Dehiya arrested Wednesday
UPDATE: Tyler Dehiya arrested Wednesday
He is lodged in Grant County Jail.
FastHealth online hospital forms may have been compromised
Daly: Company does not manage patient information.
John Day woman charged with discharging firearm at a person

A John Day woman has been charged with pointing and discharging a firearm at a person.

Jessica Lynn Officer, born in 1987, has been charged with attempted third-degree assault, recklessly endangering another person, menacing and pointing a...

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Voters overturn Grant County marijuana ban
Myers wins close bid for re-election as county judge.
Dangers of methamphetamine
An insidious drug that affects entire communities.
John Day housing incentive program moving forward
Severance package for Chief Gray reached
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Bed & breakfast opens in John Day
British ambiance amidst Old West landscape.
New owners take reins of Silver Spur Cafe
Known for burgers and prime rib.
Pressure washing service started
Peterson elected chairman of BEO board

County Minutes

Grant County Court minutes: April 25, 2018
Grant County Court minutes.
Grant County Court minutes: April 11, 2018
Grant County Court minutes.