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William H. ‘Bill’ Deist
William H. ‘Bill’ Deist

William H. “Bill” Deist, 66, of Winnemucca, Nevada, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at Driskill Memorial...

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Ilah Marie Grimsley
Ilah Marie Grimsley

Ilah Marie Grimsley passed away Monday, Sept. 12. She was born Oct. 23, 1921.

Grimsley moved to Burns with her mother, Marie Wallan, and stepfather, Kenneth Wallan. In high school, she worked at the Welcome Drug Store soda fountain. She loved to...

William ‘Bill’ Deist

William “Bill” Deist, 66, of John Day passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. Services are pending at this time. To leave a condolence, visit

Sylvester ‘Gene’ Salada
Sylvester ‘Gene’ Salada

Sylvester “Gene” Salada, 82, Baker City, passed away at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City on Aug. 18, due to complications from pneumonia.

Salada was born on June 4, 1934, in Dubois, Pennsylvania, to Emery and Audrey...

Arthur Robert (Bob, Babe) Martin

Babe Martin was born in Rock Creek, Oregon, on Sept. 10, 1918. He was a rancher, soldier, auto mechanic and auto salesman, who loved hunting, fishing, reading and playing his guitar. His family moved to Dayville when he was about 5, and he lived there...

Hubert Dean Elliott

Hubert Dean Elliott, 87, of Canyon City passed away Friday, Sept. 2, at his home. Services are pending at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ranch and Rodeo Museum, Grant County Search and Rescue or Blue Mountain Hospice...

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