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A time-honored tradition that hearkens back to a simpler time, a county fair typically serves as a demarcation line between the end of summer and the start of school. The fair is sort of that …

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Many local people have spent countless hours on projects to better our communities, and we believe that focusing on these achievements will inspire more while bringing people together.

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Oregon’s Legislature is proposing Senate Bill 959, which addresses legislative financial compensation. As it stands, Oregon lawmakers earn $31,200 a year and a $149 per diem payment for meals …

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Former Secretary of State Norma Paulus was a product of rural Oregon. She exemplified what individuals can do when given a chance — conquering poverty, polio and the lack of a college degree t…

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As the Oregon Legislature prepared to start work this week, its leaders were saying all the right things about working together, respecting rural Oregon and doing what was best for the state a…

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A federal judge has dismissed a third lawsuit filed by an environmental group to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from shooting barred owls in an experimental attempt to boost numbers o…

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After possible procedural errors in its adoption were pointed out, Grant County officials made the wise decision to look further into the marijuana tax ordinance passed recently.

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Imagine for a moment that you have a new job. You are to manage an alpha predator, known to be one of the most efficient and voracious hunters in the wild. This predator doesn’t just hunt for …

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Last month Senate and House conferees working on the 2018 Farm Bill failed to reach an agreement before the old farm bill expired and without Congress voting to extend it.

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More than a quarter of a million women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and about one in eight women will develop breast cancer during their life.

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The county and the sheriff’s office were both at fault in recent lawsuits, and county taxpayers will ultimately pay the $42,000 bill.

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Last week Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released details of the administration’s response to trade damages from retaliatory tariffs by China and other countries.

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The U.S. Forest Service is taking comment from individuals and groups with legal standing to file objections on its final draft of the much-anticipated Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision.

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The recent controversy about whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ absurdities should be removed from media platforms has been shaped by his supporters as both a First Amendment and censorsh…

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Today’s political rhetoric sounds as if our nation is embroiled in a civil war.

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