Eastern/Southeast Oregon Top Stories

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Baker City

October 15, 2021

Avoid frozen pipes this winter with a few simple tips

BAKER CITY – Colder weather means it’s time to think about …Read More

Baker City

October 15, 2021

Fill the Boot event totals $16,026.58

ONTARIO – The Ontario Fire and Rescue took to the streets …Read More

John Day

October 15, 2021

Fire Season ends Saturday in ODF’s John Day Unit

JOHN DAY – (Press Release from Oregon Department of Forestry–Central …Read More

Baker City

October 15, 2021

OTEC urges hunters to think safety around utility equipment

BAKER CITY – (Release from OTEC) Hunters across Eastern Oregon …Read More

John Day

October 14, 2021

County Court cracks down on mask mandate

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court has tightened down …Read More

Baker City

October 14, 2021

Malheur National Forest Announces 2021 Christmas Tree Sales

BURNS/HINES, OR-We know it’s only October, but get your tree …Read More

Baker City

October 14, 2021

Yurt and Guard Station reservations go live October 15

BAKER COUNTY – (Release from Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort) Reservations for …Read More

Vale, OR

October 14, 2021

ODOT requests feedback on Eastern Oregon proposed projects

MALHEUR COUNTY– (Release from ODOT) Earlier this year, the Oregon …Read More

Baker City

October 14, 2021

Trick-or-Treat along Main Street in Baker City on October 30

BAKER CITY – Kiddos in Baker City will be able to …Read More

John Day

October 13, 2021

John Day to suspend city police service Oct. 31st

JOHN DAY – The City of John Day recently elected …Read More

Baker City

October 13, 2021

Prescribed Fire Operations Update

BURNS/HINES, OR-Fire officials continue to monitor conditions for prescribed fire …Read More

John Day

October 13, 2021

Mt. Vernon man arrested on theft and burglary charges

MT. VERNON – According to a release from Grant County …Read More

Baker City

October 13, 2021

Deer and Elk Migration Season is upon us, stay alert

BAKER COUNTY – (From ODOT) October and November are the busiest …Read More

Sumpter, OR

October 13, 2021

Sumpter Valley Railroad honors volunteers

SUMPTER – The Sumpter Valley Railroad has announced their volunteer awards.  Volunteers …Read More

John Day

October 12, 2021

Red Cross says blood supply in “urgent appeal status”

JOHN DAY – Attention blood donors—the next John Day Blood …Read More

Baker City

October 12, 2021

Washington man arrested for Burglary

BAKER COUNTY– (Release from the Baker County Sheriff’s Office) October …Read More

Oxbow, OR

October 12, 2021

Cyanobacteria advisory lifted for Hells Canyon Reservoir and Brownlee Reservoir

OREGON/IDAHO – (Release from Southwest District Health) Southwest District Health, in …Read More

Baker City

October 12, 2021

Malheur Reservoir Gamefish Limits Lifted Due to Drought Conditions

BURNS/HINES, OR-Due to drought conditions and low water levels, ODFW …Read More

Baker City

October 12, 2021

Baker City to host live virtual community workshop October 13

BAKER CITY – (Release from Baker City) The Northern Baker Transportation …Read More

Baker City

October 11, 2021

IDAHO AMBER ALERT ISSUED

CANCEL AMBER ALERTSOLIS,KINGSTON JAMES-JEROME,IDThis is a cancellation of the Idaho …Read More

John Day

October 11, 2021

Burglaries increase in outlying areas

GRANT COUNTY – Grant County Sheriff Todd McKinley was on …Read More

Baker City

October 11, 2021

Harney County Deputy District Attorney Cody Coughlin Receives Oath.

BURNS/HINES, OR-Harney County District Attorney’s Office is pleased to announce …Read More

Baker City

October 11, 2021

Sheriff’s Office participated in Backpack Program

BAKER CITY – Baker County Sheriff’s Office personnel recently participated …Read More

Baker City

October 11, 2021

October is Pedestrian Safety Month, ODOT offers tips to stay safe

BAKER COUNTY – October is Pedestrian Safety Month, and the Oregon …Read More

Baker City

October 11, 2021

Senate Bill 554, went into effect Sept 25, increased concealed handgun fees

BAKER COUNTY – (Details from the Baker County Sheriff’s Office) Fees …Read More

Baker City

October 8, 2021

Should the Baker County Library District go “Fine Free”?

BAKER COUNTY – Many Oregon libraries across the state have gone …Read More

Baker City

October 8, 2021

OTEC employees trained this week to deal with outdoor emergencies

BAKER CITY – This week Oregon Trail Electric Coop employees spent …Read More

Halfway, OR

October 8, 2021

Parents are asked to fill out an application for Free and Reduced Lunch

HALFWAY – Parents of students at the Pine Eagle School district …Read More

Baker City

October 8, 2021

Prescribed Fire Operations Update

HINES/BURNS, OR- After carefully monitoringconditions across the Forest, fire officials …Read More

John Day

October 7, 2021

Lindy Cruise (PCHS) and Kim Brown (GUHS) are Crystal Apple Award winners

PRAIRIE CITY & JOHN DAY – The Grant County Education …Read More

Baker City

October 7, 2021

Burns Launches New Website

BURNS, OR-The City of Burns has had it’s website under …Read More

John Day

October 7, 2021

John Day to feature the first 3D printed homes in Oregon

JOHN DAY – Oregon’s first 3D printed homes are coming …Read More

Baker City

October 7, 2021

OTEC Warns of Uptick in Scam Calls to Member-Owners

BAKER CITY – (Release from OTEC) Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative …Read More

Baker City

October 7, 2021

Celebrate National 4H Week this week

BAKER COUNTY – This week, October 4th thru 9th is National 4H Week.  A …Read More

Baker City

October 7, 2021

New playground taking shape at Keating Elementary

BAKER CITY – The new playground equipment at Keating Elementary is …Read More

John Day

October 5, 2021

What to expect if you’re expected to quarantine

GRANT COUNTY – As positive COVID cases continue to pop …Read More

Baker City

October 4, 2021

Car Accident in Harney County

PRINCETON, OR- Yesterday approximately 1:44pm members of the Oregon State …Read More

Baker City

October 4, 2021

Fatal Crash on HWY 7-Baker County

Baker County-On Friday, October 1, 2021 at approximately 4:07pm, Oregon …Read More

John Day

October 4, 2021

Health department travels to rural schools for flu shots

GRANT COUNTY – It’s time for flu shots, according to …Read More

Baker City

September 30, 2021

Firefighters do drills to help victims faster and more efficiently

BAKER CITY – Baker City Firefighters recently spent some time …Read More

John Day

September 29, 2021

Malheur Nat’l Forest lifts Public Use Restrictions in North Zone

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY & HINES, OR – (Release from …Read More

John Day

September 29, 2021

Black bear sighting in Canyon City

CANYON CITY – Fall is officially here, and black bears …Read More

Baker City

September 29, 2021

Vale District Bureau of Land Management Lifts Fire Restrictions, Encourages Fire Safety

Vale, Or-Vale District Bureau of Land Management is lifting local …Read More

Baker City

September 29, 2021

Citizens have new utility bill pay option

BAKER CITY – The City of Baker has announced that …Read More

Baker City

September 29, 2021

Get your home energy-fit for fall

It’s time to prepare your home for cooler weather. Idaho …Read More

Baker City

September 29, 2021

Nyssa PD welcomes a new Reserve Officer, with previous experience in Baker City

NYSSA, OR– The Nyssa Police Department has welcomed their newest …Read More

Baker City

September 28, 2021

California man pleads guilty for role in Eastern Oregon methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy

PORTLAND – (Release provided by  U.S. Attorney’s Office – District …Read More

Baker City

September 28, 2021

Malheur National Forest Fire Staff Work to Plan Fall Prescribed Burning

JOHN DAY, HINES, PRAIRIE CITY, OR- Due to favorable weather …Read More

John Day

September 28, 2021

Commissioner Sam Palmer testified on redistricting

CANYON CITY – Yesterday, Governor Kate Brown signed the redistricting …Read More

John Day

September 28, 2021

Lake Creek Camp needs volunteers and board members

PRAIRIE CITY – The nonprofit Lake Creek Youth Camp organization …Read More

 October 15, 2021

Avoid frozen pipes this winter with a few simple tips

BAKER CITY – Colder weather means it’s time to think about …Read More

 October 15, 2021

Fill the Boot event totals $16,026.58

ONTARIO – The Ontario Fire and Rescue took to the streets …Read More

 October 15, 2021

Fire Season ends Saturday in ODF’s John Day Unit

JOHN DAY – (Press Release from Oregon Department of Forestry–Central …Read More

 October 15, 2021

OTEC urges hunters to think safety around utility equipment

BAKER CITY – (Release from OTEC) Hunters across Eastern Oregon …Read More

 October 14, 2021

County Court cracks down on mask mandate

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court has tightened down …Read More

 October 14, 2021

Malheur National Forest Announces 2021 Christmas Tree Sales

BURNS/HINES, OR-We know it’s only October, but get your tree …Read More

 October 14, 2021

Yurt and Guard Station reservations go live October 15

BAKER COUNTY – (Release from Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort) Reservations for …Read More

 October 14, 2021

ODOT requests feedback on Eastern Oregon proposed projects

MALHEUR COUNTY– (Release from ODOT) Earlier this year, the Oregon …Read More

 October 14, 2021

Trick-or-Treat along Main Street in Baker City on October 30

BAKER CITY – Kiddos in Baker City will be able to …Read More

 October 13, 2021

John Day to suspend city police service Oct. 31st

JOHN DAY – The City of John Day recently elected …Read More

 October 13, 2021

Prescribed Fire Operations Update

BURNS/HINES, OR-Fire officials continue to monitor conditions for prescribed fire …Read More

 October 13, 2021

Mt. Vernon man arrested on theft and burglary charges

MT. VERNON – According to a release from Grant County …Read More

 October 13, 2021

Deer and Elk Migration Season is upon us, stay alert

BAKER COUNTY – (From ODOT) October and November are the busiest …Read More

 October 13, 2021

Sumpter Valley Railroad honors volunteers

SUMPTER – The Sumpter Valley Railroad has announced their volunteer awards.  Volunteers …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Red Cross says blood supply in “urgent appeal status”

JOHN DAY – Attention blood donors—the next John Day Blood …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Washington man arrested for Burglary

BAKER COUNTY– (Release from the Baker County Sheriff’s Office) October …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Cyanobacteria advisory lifted for Hells Canyon Reservoir and Brownlee Reservoir

OREGON/IDAHO – (Release from Southwest District Health) Southwest District Health, in …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Malheur Reservoir Gamefish Limits Lifted Due to Drought Conditions

BURNS/HINES, OR-Due to drought conditions and low water levels, ODFW …Read More

 October 12, 2021

Baker City to host live virtual community workshop October 13

BAKER CITY – (Release from Baker City) The Northern Baker Transportation …Read More

 October 11, 2021

IDAHO AMBER ALERT ISSUED

CANCEL AMBER ALERTSOLIS,KINGSTON JAMES-JEROME,IDThis is a cancellation of the Idaho …Read More

 October 11, 2021

Burglaries increase in outlying areas

GRANT COUNTY – Grant County Sheriff Todd McKinley was on …Read More

 October 11, 2021

Harney County Deputy District Attorney Cody Coughlin Receives Oath.

BURNS/HINES, OR-Harney County District Attorney’s Office is pleased to announce …Read More

 October 11, 2021

Sheriff’s Office participated in Backpack Program

BAKER CITY – Baker County Sheriff’s Office personnel recently participated …Read More

 October 11, 2021

October is Pedestrian Safety Month, ODOT offers tips to stay safe

BAKER COUNTY – October is Pedestrian Safety Month, and the Oregon …Read More

 October 11, 2021

Senate Bill 554, went into effect Sept 25, increased concealed handgun fees

BAKER COUNTY – (Details from the Baker County Sheriff’s Office) Fees …Read More

 October 8, 2021

Should the Baker County Library District go “Fine Free”?

BAKER COUNTY – Many Oregon libraries across the state have gone …Read More

 October 8, 2021

OTEC employees trained this week to deal with outdoor emergencies

BAKER CITY – This week Oregon Trail Electric Coop employees spent …Read More

 October 8, 2021

Parents are asked to fill out an application for Free and Reduced Lunch

HALFWAY – Parents of students at the Pine Eagle School district …Read More

 October 8, 2021

Prescribed Fire Operations Update

HINES/BURNS, OR- After carefully monitoringconditions across the Forest, fire officials …Read More

 October 7, 2021

Lindy Cruise (PCHS) and Kim Brown (GUHS) are Crystal Apple Award winners

PRAIRIE CITY & JOHN DAY – The Grant County Education …Read More

 October 7, 2021

Burns Launches New Website

BURNS, OR-The City of Burns has had it’s website under …Read More

 October 7, 2021

John Day to feature the first 3D printed homes in Oregon

JOHN DAY – Oregon’s first 3D printed homes are coming …Read More

 October 7, 2021

OTEC Warns of Uptick in Scam Calls to Member-Owners

BAKER CITY – (Release from OTEC) Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative …Read More

 October 7, 2021

Celebrate National 4H Week this week

BAKER COUNTY – This week, October 4th thru 9th is National 4H Week.  A …Read More

 October 7, 2021

New playground taking shape at Keating Elementary

BAKER CITY – The new playground equipment at Keating Elementary is …Read More

 October 5, 2021

What to expect if you’re expected to quarantine

GRANT COUNTY – As positive COVID cases continue to pop …Read More

 October 4, 2021

Car Accident in Harney County

PRINCETON, OR- Yesterday approximately 1:44pm members of the Oregon State …Read More

 October 4, 2021

Fatal Crash on HWY 7-Baker County

Baker County-On Friday, October 1, 2021 at approximately 4:07pm, Oregon …Read More

 October 4, 2021

Health department travels to rural schools for flu shots

GRANT COUNTY – It’s time for flu shots, according to …Read More

 September 30, 2021

Firefighters do drills to help victims faster and more efficiently

BAKER CITY – Baker City Firefighters recently spent some time …Read More

 September 29, 2021

Malheur Nat’l Forest lifts Public Use Restrictions in North Zone

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY & HINES, OR – (Release from …Read More

 September 29, 2021

Black bear sighting in Canyon City

CANYON CITY – Fall is officially here, and black bears …Read More

 September 29, 2021

Vale District Bureau of Land Management Lifts Fire Restrictions, Encourages Fire Safety

Vale, Or-Vale District Bureau of Land Management is lifting local …Read More

 September 29, 2021

Citizens have new utility bill pay option

BAKER CITY – The City of Baker has announced that …Read More

 September 29, 2021

Get your home energy-fit for fall

It’s time to prepare your home for cooler weather. Idaho …Read More

 September 29, 2021

Nyssa PD welcomes a new Reserve Officer, with previous experience in Baker City

NYSSA, OR– The Nyssa Police Department has welcomed their newest …Read More

 September 28, 2021

California man pleads guilty for role in Eastern Oregon methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy

PORTLAND – (Release provided by  U.S. Attorney’s Office – District …Read More

 September 28, 2021

Malheur National Forest Fire Staff Work to Plan Fall Prescribed Burning

JOHN DAY, HINES, PRAIRIE CITY, OR- Due to favorable weather …Read More

 September 28, 2021

Commissioner Sam Palmer testified on redistricting

CANYON CITY – Yesterday, Governor Kate Brown signed the redistricting …Read More

 September 28, 2021

Lake Creek Camp needs volunteers and board members

PRAIRIE CITY – The nonprofit Lake Creek Youth Camp organization …Read More