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In his first state of the city address in March 2018, John Day City Manager Nick Green called on the city to be smart about spending and to stick with its strategy for success.

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The collapse of the timber industry in Grant County over the past decades negatively impacted the entire community, from jobs to schools to public services.

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Canyon City has the richest history of any community in Grant County. Founded in June 1862 with a gold rush that drew 10,000 miners within months, making it the largest city in Oregon, Canyon …

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The People Mover has come a long way since it was founded in the 1970s. Still considered a frontier county, it was once a small, volunteer-ran program through the Senior Citizens Association t…

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Two years ago, the city of John Day embarked on an ambitious project — to purchase and restore the Oregon Pine mill site to create a home for our new wastewater treatment plant. But it wasn’t …

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The new airport terminal and the development of Malheur Lumber Company’s biomass pellet plant are good news for Grant County. They both bring unexpected partnerships and economic expansion to …

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JOHN DAY – The new biomass plant opening at Malheur Lumber Company fits in with the Forest Service’s evolving mission to heal the region’s forests and prevent catastrophic fires, officials say.

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JOHN DAY – Blue Mountain Hospital’s new wood pellet boiler should go online late this winter, making the John Day facility a major customer for the new pellet plant at Malheur Lumber Company.

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JOHN DAY  – The U.S. Forest Service has based its aerial firefighting operations at the Grant County Regional Airport in John Day for about 30 years.

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JOHN DAY – The first bricks and pellets are coming off the line in John Day this month, signaling the launch of a new biomass industry in Grant County.

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JOHN DAY – Dr. James Klusmier finds the “commute” to his John Day dental practice a breeze.

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JOHN DAY – Grant County Airport manager Colin English is becoming familiar with the “wow factor.”