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New ODFW electronic licensing system set to launch Dec. 1
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New ODFW electronic licensing system set to launch Dec. 1
Hunter/Angler ID helpful to verify account.

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Hamsher re-elected in write-in campaign
Hamsher re-elected in write-in campaign
Mayor hopes to ensure projects are completed.
Chamber Newsletter: ’Tis the season

Hello Grant County,

Only eight more days until Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before we know it!

As we are preparing for the holiday season, let’s not forget that our local businesses have so much to offer. Let’s...

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.

Small town mayors looking ahead
Small town mayors looking ahead

Several mayors of Grant County’s small cities didn’t have to face a competitive election this year. These voluntary citizens perform an important function that’s sometimes hard to fill in small, rural communities. As one mayor...

County to settle with ODOT over runway project
County to settle with ODOT over runway project
Audit showed $55,000 overpayment.
Grant County Meetings
Meetings in Grant County this week.
Madden brothers build hometown pride with Prairie Pub
Madden brothers build hometown pride with Prairie Pub
Family-friendly atmosphere a draw for locals.
Magone Trail project ranks well for grant
Magone Trail project ranks well for grant
Idlewild Sno-Park also seeking grant funding.
25-year soil survey completed on forests
Soils, plants, geology mapped.
Local amateur radio operators participate in state exercise
Local amateur radio operators participate in state exercise

On Nov. 8, the Grant County Amateur Radio Emergency Service participated in a statewide exercise to test communications methods in a scenario that disabled all phone and internet services.

In the scenario, a state-sponsored terrorist...

Forest supervisor accepts Washington Office detail
Forest supervisor accepts Washington Office detail
Trulock will fill in during 120-day assignment.
B & M Timber nominated as operator of the year
B & M Timber nominated as operator of the year

B & M Timber from Burns, operated by Brad Clemens, has been nominated for the Eastern Oregon Regional Operator of the Year Award. Each year, the Oregon Department of Forestry selects an outstanding logger from each of the three regions for this...

John Day colder than normal in October
John Day colder than normal in October
Above-normal temperatures expected in November.
ELECTION UPDATE: Hamsher wins Prairie City mayoral race
ELECTION UPDATE: Hamsher wins Prairie City mayoral race
One Monument council race ends in draw.
ELECTION RESULTS: Palmer wins Grant County commissioner race
ELECTION RESULTS: Palmer wins Grant County commissioner race
Prairie City mayor race will await write-in count Wednesday.
Veteran recalls Cold War Germany
Veteran recalls Cold War Germany
Don Mooney was a soldier-tourist.
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.
Comments solicited for Ragged Ruby Project
Deadline is Dec. 17.
Garage and bedroom totaled in house fire
Garage and bedroom totaled in house fire
Hillside fire visible from downtown John Day.
Mt. Vernon man to be extradited to Idaho for kidnapping, rape charges
Mt. Vernon man to be extradited to Idaho for kidnapping, rape charges
Andy Vogt may still face federal charges.
Walden visits with digital network leaders in John Day
Walden visits with digital network leaders in John Day
Local outage coincides with visit.
Mt. Vernon arrest could lead to sex trafficking charges after missing 15-year-old found
Mt. Vernon arrest could lead to sex trafficking charges after missing 15-year-old found
Andy Vogt could face federal trafficking charges in addition to state rape, kidnapping charges
John Day trail proposal ranked No. 1
John Day trail proposal ranked No. 1
East-side residents concerned about speeders.
Facing down the state over property rights
County court rejects ODOT quarry buffer zone request.
Details emerging on broadband network plans
Details emerging on broadband network plans
No word yet on much-needed federal grant.
County agrees to help bail out state organization
Association of Oregon Counties misused road funds
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.
Mt. Vernon man charged with rape and kidnapping
Mt. Vernon man charged with rape and kidnapping
Alleged victim was a minor girl.

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New ODFW electronic licensing system set to launch Dec. 1
Hunter/Angler ID helpful to verify account.
Prescribed burn planned on Emigrant Creek Ranger District

Fire management officials on the Emigrant Creek Ranger District, Malheur National Forest are planning to conduct prescribed burning operations in...

Vogt accused of forcing Idaho teen to leave, faces up to life in prison
Palmer outlines goals as newly elected commissioner
Hamsher re-elected in write-in campaign

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Madden brothers build hometown pride with Prairie Pub
Family-friendly atmosphere a draw for locals.
‘Good service at a reasonable price’
Isaac & Bailey Studtmann buy OK Garage

County Minutes

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Grant County Court minutes.
Grant County Court minutes: Oct. 17, 2018
Grant County Court minutes.