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Baker City

September 8, 2021

Poor air quality will continue this week

BAKER COUNTY – (Information provided by the Oregon Department of …Read More

John Day

September 7, 2021

Zach Denney is new Grant County Rural Venture Catalyst

GRANT COUNTY – Oregon RAIN CEO Caroline Cummings recently issued …Read More

Baker City

September 7, 2021

Child Passenger Safety Week is coming September 19-25

BAKER CITY – (Information from the Oregon Department of Transportation) No …Read More

Baker City

September 7, 2021

More Mosquito Pools Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Baker County

BAKER CITY – (Release from Baker County Vector Control) West Nile …Read More

Baker City

September 7, 2021

Plea and sentencing of Shawn Quentin Greenwood

BAKER CITY – (Release by the Baker County District Attorney) On …Read More

Baker City

September 3, 2021

Take steps to build an outage kit and stay informed

BAKER CITY – (Release from Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative) To recognize National …Read More

Baker City

September 3, 2021

DUII and reckless driving leads to arrest by OSP

BAKER COUNTY – Driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless …Read More

Baker City

September 3, 2021

Don’t be the cause of a wildfire, Public Use Restrictions are still in effect

BAKER CITY – If you are headed into the wood this …Read More

John Day

September 2, 2021

Blue Mountain Hospital prepares for potential COVID surge

JOHN DAY – In preparation for a potential increased need …Read More

Baker City

September 2, 2021

Traffic stop on I-84 leads to arrests on multiple drug related charges

BAKER COUNTY – Oregon State Police (OSP) in Baker County conducted …Read More

La Grande

September 2, 2021

Monica Plut named World Lacrosse Coaching Development Trainer

LA GRANDE – (Information provided by EOU Athletics) Eastern Oregon University …Read More

Baker City

September 2, 2021

860 LED lightbulbs were distributed in two hours yesterday to OTEC members for free

BAKER CITY– A total of 860 lightbulbs were given away …Read More

Baker City

September 2, 2021

Industrial Fire Precaution Level increases today on Wallowa and Whitman Units

BAKER CITY – (Release from Wallowa Whitman National Forest) Effective immediate, …Read More

Prairie City

September 1, 2021

Senator Finley pushing for funds to help Prairie City’s water shortage

PRAIRIE CITY – Oregon Senator Lynn Findley called into the …Read More

Baker City

September 1, 2021

Three more confirmed wolf depredations, one “other”, according to ODFW

BAKER/UMATILLA COUNTIES – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has …Read More

Baker City

September 1, 2021

Rock Creek Fire, 6 miles Northeast of Sumpter

BAKER COUNTY  (From Wallowa Whitman National Forest, Wednesday, Sept 1) …Read More

Prairie City

August 31, 2021

Youth Pheasant Hunt Sept. 18 & 19 in Prairie City

PRAIRIE CITY – Young hunters—the ODFW’s Youth Pheasant Hunt will …Read More

Baker City

August 31, 2021

Baker County Sheriff issues letter regarding mandates

BAKER COUNTY – County Sheriff’s from across the state have recently …Read More

Baker City

August 31, 2021

Baker City man injured in ATV accident

BAKER COUNTY – (Release provided by the Baker County Sheriff’s …Read More

Baker City

August 30, 2021

Air quality advisories for Central Oregon, Southern Oregon and Southeastern Oregon

OREGON – (Release from DEQ) The Oregon Department of Environmental …Read More

John Day

August 30, 2021

GCHD reports 8th COVID death; announces 3rd vaccine availability

JOHN DAY – (Release from GCHD regarding latest COVID-19 death …Read More

La Grande

August 30, 2021

OTEC to hand out free energy-efficient LED lightbulbs to member-owners

EASTERN OREGON – (Release from OTEC)  Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative (OTEC) wants …Read More

John Day

August 27, 2021

Area closure around Black Butte Fire reduced

PRAIRIE CITY – Malheur National Forest Fire staff have reduced …Read More

Vale, OR

August 27, 2021

Findley, Owens Call on Governor Brown to Halt, Reverse Mandatory Vaccine

VALE – (Release from Representative Mark Owens) Senator Lynn Findley (R-Vale) …Read More

Baker City

August 27, 2021

Clarification Regarding Recent State Mandates

BAKER CITY – (Release from the Baker School District) Baker School …Read More

John Day

August 26, 2021

OSP seeking information on poached buck in John Day

JOHN DAY – (Press release from Oregon State Police) The …Read More

John Day

August 26, 2021

Grant County Court urges Governor to allow local control

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court has issued a …Read More

Baker City

August 26, 2021

Road work in Baker City to continue through September 3

BAKER CITY – (Release from Baker City Public Works) Road work on Washington Avenue will continue this week.Work will include pre-level paving, fabric layers, and paving …Read More

Baker City

August 26, 2021

Minor injuries reported from house fire in Baker City

BAKER CITY – Baker City Fire and Rescue responded to …Read More

Baker City

August 25, 2021

Baker City Council decides to fight back against mandates

BAKER CITY – During last night’s Baker City Council meeting …Read More

Baker City

August 25, 2021

I-84 closure is being lifted

CLOSURE UPDATEThe I-84 closure in Eastern Oregon is being lifted. …Read More

Baker City

August 25, 2021

Powerball draw dates wrong on 273 printed tickets

News Release from Oregon Lottery The Oregon Lottery is asking players …Read More

John Day

August 25, 2021

John Day City Council & residents discuss future of police dept.

JOHN DAY – The City of John Day’s police department …Read More

Vale, OR

August 25, 2021

Vale School District seeks to take back local control

The Vale School District is asking Governor Kate Brown to …Read More

Baker City

August 25, 2021

Auction raises over $20,000 for Shriners Hospital

BAKER CITY – Over $20,000 was raised earlier this month during …Read More

Vale, OR

August 25, 2021

Malheur County Sheriff writes letter to Governor, asks citizens to sign support petition

MALHEUR COUNTY – Malheur County Sheriff Brain Wolfe recently wrote a …Read More

John Day

August 24, 2021

Grant County Health Dept. spread thin with increase in COVID-19

JOHN DAY – Grant County’s COVID-19 positive case count continues …Read More

La Grande

August 24, 2021

Construction projects may slow your travels this week

EASTERN OREGON – Construction of the new retaining wall at …Read More

Baker City

August 24, 2021

Fire danger decreases slightly across the region

EASTERN OREGON – (Information provided by the Oregon Department of …Read More

Baker City

August 24, 2021

Another depredation by the Lookout Mtn. Pack and lethal take update

BAKER COUNTY – The Lookout Mountain Pack has attributed to another …Read More

Baker City

August 24, 2021

No injuries reported after collision on OR7, driver cited

BAKER CITY– Officers with the Baker City Police Department (BCPD) responded …Read More

Prairie City

August 23, 2021

Black Butte Fire personnel pleased with containment progress

PRAIRIE CITY – The Black Butte Fire southeast of Prairie …Read More

Baker City

August 23, 2021

Industrial Fire Precaution Level Reduction

BAKER CITY – (Information provided by Wallowa-Whitman) The Industrial Fire Precaution …Read More

Baker City

August 23, 2021

West Nile virus Activity continues in Baker County

BAKER CITY –(Information provided by Baker Valley Vector Control District)  West …Read More

John Day

August 20, 2021

McKinley says, “Not Sheriff’s role” to enforce mask mandate

GRANT COUNTY – Grant County Sheriff Todd McKinley recently issued …Read More

Prairie City

August 20, 2021

Containment on Black Butte Fire increased to 49%

PRAIRIE CITY – Acreage burned has been increasing daily as …Read More

Baker City

August 20, 2021

Black Butte Fire at 40 percent containment

BAKER COUNTY – (Information provided by the U.S. Forest Service)  Firefighting …Read More

Baker City

August 20, 2021

Impaired driving high visibility enforcement

BAKER COUNTY – (Information provided by the Baker County Sheriff’s …Read More

Baker City

August 20, 2021

Child Assessment Center moves to a new location

BAKER CITY – Nikki Johnston, the Victim’s Assistant Officer, has …Read More

 September 8, 2021

Poor air quality will continue this week

BAKER COUNTY – (Information provided by the Oregon Department of …Read More

 September 7, 2021

Zach Denney is new Grant County Rural Venture Catalyst

GRANT COUNTY – Oregon RAIN CEO Caroline Cummings recently issued …Read More

 September 7, 2021

Child Passenger Safety Week is coming September 19-25

BAKER CITY – (Information from the Oregon Department of Transportation) No …Read More

 September 7, 2021

More Mosquito Pools Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Baker County

BAKER CITY – (Release from Baker County Vector Control) West Nile …Read More

 September 7, 2021

Plea and sentencing of Shawn Quentin Greenwood

BAKER CITY – (Release by the Baker County District Attorney) On …Read More

 September 3, 2021

Take steps to build an outage kit and stay informed

BAKER CITY – (Release from Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative) To recognize National …Read More

 September 3, 2021

DUII and reckless driving leads to arrest by OSP

BAKER COUNTY – Driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless …Read More

 September 3, 2021

Don’t be the cause of a wildfire, Public Use Restrictions are still in effect

BAKER CITY – If you are headed into the wood this …Read More

 September 2, 2021

Blue Mountain Hospital prepares for potential COVID surge

JOHN DAY – In preparation for a potential increased need …Read More

 September 2, 2021

Traffic stop on I-84 leads to arrests on multiple drug related charges

BAKER COUNTY – Oregon State Police (OSP) in Baker County conducted …Read More

 September 2, 2021

Monica Plut named World Lacrosse Coaching Development Trainer

LA GRANDE – (Information provided by EOU Athletics) Eastern Oregon University …Read More

 September 2, 2021

860 LED lightbulbs were distributed in two hours yesterday to OTEC members for free

BAKER CITY– A total of 860 lightbulbs were given away …Read More

 September 2, 2021

Industrial Fire Precaution Level increases today on Wallowa and Whitman Units

BAKER CITY – (Release from Wallowa Whitman National Forest) Effective immediate, …Read More

 September 1, 2021

Senator Finley pushing for funds to help Prairie City’s water shortage

PRAIRIE CITY – Oregon Senator Lynn Findley called into the …Read More

 September 1, 2021

Three more confirmed wolf depredations, one “other”, according to ODFW

BAKER/UMATILLA COUNTIES – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has …Read More

 September 1, 2021

Rock Creek Fire, 6 miles Northeast of Sumpter

BAKER COUNTY  (From Wallowa Whitman National Forest, Wednesday, Sept 1) …Read More

 August 31, 2021

Youth Pheasant Hunt Sept. 18 & 19 in Prairie City

PRAIRIE CITY – Young hunters—the ODFW’s Youth Pheasant Hunt will …Read More

 August 31, 2021

Baker County Sheriff issues letter regarding mandates

BAKER COUNTY – County Sheriff’s from across the state have recently …Read More

 August 31, 2021

Baker City man injured in ATV accident

BAKER COUNTY – (Release provided by the Baker County Sheriff’s …Read More

 August 30, 2021

Air quality advisories for Central Oregon, Southern Oregon and Southeastern Oregon

OREGON – (Release from DEQ) The Oregon Department of Environmental …Read More

 August 30, 2021

GCHD reports 8th COVID death; announces 3rd vaccine availability

JOHN DAY – (Release from GCHD regarding latest COVID-19 death …Read More

 August 30, 2021

OTEC to hand out free energy-efficient LED lightbulbs to member-owners

EASTERN OREGON – (Release from OTEC)  Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative (OTEC) wants …Read More

 August 27, 2021

Area closure around Black Butte Fire reduced

PRAIRIE CITY – Malheur National Forest Fire staff have reduced …Read More

 August 27, 2021

Findley, Owens Call on Governor Brown to Halt, Reverse Mandatory Vaccine

VALE – (Release from Representative Mark Owens) Senator Lynn Findley (R-Vale) …Read More

 August 27, 2021

Clarification Regarding Recent State Mandates

BAKER CITY – (Release from the Baker School District) Baker School …Read More

 August 26, 2021

OSP seeking information on poached buck in John Day

JOHN DAY – (Press release from Oregon State Police) The …Read More

 August 26, 2021

Grant County Court urges Governor to allow local control

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court has issued a …Read More

 August 26, 2021

Road work in Baker City to continue through September 3

BAKER CITY – (Release from Baker City Public Works) Road work on Washington Avenue will continue this week.Work will include pre-level paving, fabric layers, and paving …Read More

 August 26, 2021

Minor injuries reported from house fire in Baker City

BAKER CITY – Baker City Fire and Rescue responded to …Read More

 August 25, 2021

Baker City Council decides to fight back against mandates

BAKER CITY – During last night’s Baker City Council meeting …Read More

 August 25, 2021

I-84 closure is being lifted

CLOSURE UPDATEThe I-84 closure in Eastern Oregon is being lifted. …Read More

 August 25, 2021

Powerball draw dates wrong on 273 printed tickets

News Release from Oregon Lottery The Oregon Lottery is asking players …Read More

 August 25, 2021

John Day City Council & residents discuss future of police dept.

JOHN DAY – The City of John Day’s police department …Read More

 August 25, 2021

Vale School District seeks to take back local control

The Vale School District is asking Governor Kate Brown to …Read More

 August 25, 2021

Auction raises over $20,000 for Shriners Hospital

BAKER CITY – Over $20,000 was raised earlier this month during …Read More

 August 25, 2021

Malheur County Sheriff writes letter to Governor, asks citizens to sign support petition

MALHEUR COUNTY – Malheur County Sheriff Brain Wolfe recently wrote a …Read More

 August 24, 2021

Grant County Health Dept. spread thin with increase in COVID-19

JOHN DAY – Grant County’s COVID-19 positive case count continues …Read More

 August 24, 2021

Construction projects may slow your travels this week

EASTERN OREGON – Construction of the new retaining wall at …Read More

 August 24, 2021

Fire danger decreases slightly across the region

EASTERN OREGON – (Information provided by the Oregon Department of …Read More

 August 24, 2021

Another depredation by the Lookout Mtn. Pack and lethal take update

BAKER COUNTY – The Lookout Mountain Pack has attributed to another …Read More

 August 24, 2021

No injuries reported after collision on OR7, driver cited

BAKER CITY– Officers with the Baker City Police Department (BCPD) responded …Read More

 August 23, 2021

Black Butte Fire personnel pleased with containment progress

PRAIRIE CITY – The Black Butte Fire southeast of Prairie …Read More

 August 23, 2021

Industrial Fire Precaution Level Reduction

BAKER CITY – (Information provided by Wallowa-Whitman) The Industrial Fire Precaution …Read More

 August 23, 2021

West Nile virus Activity continues in Baker County

BAKER CITY –(Information provided by Baker Valley Vector Control District)  West …Read More

 August 20, 2021

McKinley says, “Not Sheriff’s role” to enforce mask mandate

GRANT COUNTY – Grant County Sheriff Todd McKinley recently issued …Read More

 August 20, 2021

Containment on Black Butte Fire increased to 49%

PRAIRIE CITY – Acreage burned has been increasing daily as …Read More

 August 20, 2021

Black Butte Fire at 40 percent containment

BAKER COUNTY – (Information provided by the U.S. Forest Service)  Firefighting …Read More

 August 20, 2021

Impaired driving high visibility enforcement

BAKER COUNTY – (Information provided by the Baker County Sheriff’s …Read More

 August 20, 2021

Child Assessment Center moves to a new location

BAKER CITY – Nikki Johnston, the Victim’s Assistant Officer, has …Read More