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John Day City Councilor Paul Smith summed up in one word the key factor influencing economic development plans during a special meeting at Grant County Regional Airport on Dec. 4 — money.

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With an estimated $12.5 million construction cost and $616,864 in annual operation and maintenance costs, a new sewer treatment plant for John Day and Canyon City poses tremendous liabilities …

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Flashing lights and honking horns filled the brisk night air in downtown John Day Dec. 8 as the 25th annual Timber Truckers Light Parade rumbled down Main Street.

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Though the U.S. Forest Service didn’t say so outright, Matt McElligott and other ranchers who graze cattle in Oregon’s Malheur National Forest believed they’d been given an ultimatum.

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A 27-year-old man from Bend who is being held in Grant County Jail is facing multiple charges for burglary, theft and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after a series of crimes were reported…

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The Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative board of directors recently approved the retirement of $6 million in capital credits to the members of the cooperative, more than doubling last year’s $2.…

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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.

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After all the hard work and news coverage, officials in Grant County received bad news about the immediate future for improved internet access here.

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When it came to timber and vegetation, objections to the Blue Mountains Forest Plan raised at the Nov. 27 meeting at the Grant County Fairgrounds were technical and detailed, but the objectors…

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Congress directed the U.S. Forest Service to develop plans for its national forests with the National Forest Management Act in 1976, but the process has become cumbersome and slow.Development …

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The Grant County Court agreed to provide a $537 per month stipend to County Clerk Brenda Percy for her work handling payroll for county employees.

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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.

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The city of John Day took another step closer to entering the agricultural industry at the Nov. 13 city council meeting.

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Many small rural communities across the United States deal with their aging public pools in a similar way — while the seasonal facilities present mounting operations and maintenance costs, and…

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One of the biggest tasks facing the Grant County Digital Network Coalition, in addition to securing financing and solving technical infrastructure problems, is gaining the support of people in…

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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.

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The largest class of new local court appointed special advocates was sworn in Nov. 9.

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A piece of John Day history disappeared Monday, as a crew from the Grant County Road Department demolished the old city hall building on South Canyon Boulevard next to the Oregon Trail Electri…

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The need for more senior homes in Grant County was one reason for Doris Harper and her daughter Jessie Saul to open the Cinnabar Adult Foster Care Home south of Mt. Vernon.

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The Emigrant Creek Ranger District of the Malheur National Forest is soliciting scoping comments regarding an environmental analysis to re-authorize grazing on three grazing allotments through…

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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.

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Dean and Courtney Fox of Pioneer Feed are preparing to make a trip to Paradise, California, with much-needed supplies for victims who lost everything to the deadly Camp Fire. Donations are bei…

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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 smal…

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A $100,000 overpayment claimed by the Oregon Department of Transportation for a 2012 runway repaving project at Grant County Regional Airport was whittled down to about $55,000, thanks to a ca…

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Two outdoor recreation projects in the Grant County area received high rankings from an Oregon Parks and Recreation Department advisory committee for this year’s Recreational Trails Program gr…

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For over 25 years, soil survey crews have trekked the vast and rugged Malheur, Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman national forests from spring through fall, taking inventory of the soils and land it…