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LA PINE, Ore. (AP) — Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree-studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it.

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Growers are in the thick of hop harvest across the Pacific Northwest, where lower-than-average yields are predicted because of heat waves that scalded the region in June and July.

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Three horses were struck by a car and killed on Laycock Creek Road and Highway 26 early this morning after fleeing from a pasture nearly six miles away.

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Grant School District officials are mulling ending cooperative agreements that allow students from surrounding schools to participate in sports programs that their schools lack the resources t…

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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 Malheur National Forest moved from Industrial Fire Precaution Level IV to an IFPL III and lowered the Fire Danger Rating from Extreme to High Sept. 10. Waivers will still be required for s…

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MATHER, Calif. — President Joe Biden on Monday used his first Western swing in office to hold out the wildfires burning across the region as an argument for his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plans,…

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Wildfire season isn’t over yet. On Sept. 9, Harney County received abundant late afternoon and evening lightning, and two positive strikes in the Dry Mountain area north of Riley sparked separ…

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Multiple resources from the Malheur National Forest, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Silver Creek Rural Fire Protection Association (RFPA) responded to a reported wildfire on Thur…

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Workers have fixed a power outage that affected more than 4,100 Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative members Friday afternoon.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for abundant lightning, which is in effect from 3 p.m. this afternoon to midnight tonight for areas including the Southern Blue Mount…

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The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for abundant lightning, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon for areas including the Southern Blue M…

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In their first city council meeting after a local option levy to fund police failed to garner enough votes last month, John Day’s elected officials weighed their options about how to move forw…

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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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Editor’s note: Today is Part One of a series of articles by EO Media Group to publish over the next five weekends, looking at the issue of the lack of workers for jobs in Central and Eastern O…

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Blue Mountain Hospital has erected a tent outside the emergency room as a proactive measure for COVID-19, but the hospital still has capacity for patients.

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Temperatures in John Day averaged slightly colder than normal during the month of August, according to preliminary data received by the National Weather Service.

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A bacterial infection continues to wreak havoc on lambs in Baker County’s two bighorn sheep herds.

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden introduced the River Democracy Act in February, based on more than 15,000 public nominations from all corners of the state.  On Aug. 31, Wyden defended the bill during an…

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A new program aimed at significantly curbing Oregon's greenhouse gas emissions is coming under criticism for omitting investments that could help farms and forests sequester more carbon from t…

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Firefighters continue to work Tuesday to douse an 80-acre, human-caused fire reported Monday afternoon, Aug. 30 in an alpine area of the Elkhorn Mountains about 13 air miles northwest of Baker City.

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Tensions boiled over during the Grant School Board’s Aug. 25 meeting after the board appeared to violate Oregon public meetings law in a closed-door executive session and the district superint…

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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 Cliff Knox Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement is available for public review and comment starting Aug. 27. Specific comments will help the team determine if other actions are nee…

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WorkSource is hosting a job fair Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Canyon City Park. Resume assistance workshops are available every Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. Employers interested …

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Grant County Economic Development along with Kim Ryals from Cause Oregon will hosting a fundraising workshop for nonprofit organizations from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 21. This is a free eve…

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Unfortunately, the planning committee for the Pacific Northwest Stockmanship and Stewardship event has made the tough decision to cancel the event set for Oct. 8-9 in Ontario. This decision wa…

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The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the person responsible for the unlawful taking and wasting of mule deer buck in John Day.

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