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John Day

July 14, 2021

Malheur NF enters into Phase C PUR, campfires prohibited

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

John Day

July 14, 2021

Malheur NF highlights fire suppression methods

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

John Day

July 13, 2021

Art center providing free youth programs this summer

CANYON CITY, OR – The Painted Sky Center for the …Read More

John Day

July 12, 2021

John Day River split into two regulation sections

GRANT COUNTY – Irrigators along the main stem of the …Read More

John Day

July 12, 2021

Authorities searching for wanted felon following rollover crash

GRANT/HARNEY COUNTIES – UPDATE: Here’s an update from Grant County …Read More

John Day

July 9, 2021

Great American Outdoors Act project implementation

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

John Day

July 8, 2021

UPDATE: Dixie Creek Fire 90% contained at 541 acres

PRAIRIE CITY –UPDATE: (Press Release from the Oregon Dept. of …Read More

John Day

July 7, 2021

Malheur National Forest moving to IFPL III; South Zone to Extreme Fire Danger

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

Baker City

July 7, 2021

Prineville woman reported missing

The Prineville Police Department is asking for help in locating …Read More

Baker City

July 6, 2021

Findley, Owens secure unprecedented $54 Million in funding for Eastern Oregon counties

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

Baker City

July 6, 2021

Weather Warning issued

EASTERN OREGON – (Information provided in its entirety by Alert …Read More

John Day

July 6, 2021

Lewis Rock Fire estimated at 440 acres

MITCHELL, OR –  (Press release from the Oregon Dept. of …Read More

John Day

July 4, 2021

Dixie Creek Fire 25% contained Monday morning

PRAIRIE CITY – UPDATE: (Press release from Oregon Department of …Read More

John Day

July 3, 2021

ODF provides updates on Lewis Rock and Balogna Fires

WHEELER COUNTY –  Firefighters continue to make progress on fires …Read More

John Day

July 2, 2021

Prairie City enters into drought emergency

PRAIRIE CITY – The City of Prairie City has issued …Read More

John Day

July 1, 2021

42-year old John Day man found deceased due to apparent medical issue

GRANT COUNTY – (Press Release from Grant County Sheriff Todd …Read More

John Day

July 1, 2021

Firefighters actively battling multiple fire starts

GRANT/WHEELER COUNTY – UPDATE: -As of 11:15 a.m., the Lewis …Read More

John Day

June 30, 2021

No fireworks on the Malheur National Forest

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY & HINES, OR – (Press release …Read More

Monument

June 29, 2021

Lovlett Canyon Fire is 10 miles north of Monument

MONUMENT – The following is a news release from the …Read More

John Day

June 29, 2021

City of John Day receives $4.5 million in latest state legislative session

JOHN DAY – John Day Mayor Ron Lundbom was excited …Read More

John Day

June 28, 2021

U.S. Rep. Bentz suggests amendments to antitrust bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Cliff Bentz recently offered several …Read More

John Day

June 24, 2021

Lightning causes multiple fire starts in Grant County

GRANT COUNTY – Several wildfire starts have occurred in the …Read More

John Day

June 22, 2021

ODF Central Oregon Dist. to begin Public Use Restrictions

JOHN DAY – Public Use Restrictions will begin June 24th …Read More

John Day

June 21, 2021

JDIDC reports containment of two small wildfires

GRANT COUNTY – John Day Interagency Dispatch reported a couple …Read More

John Day

June 18, 2021

Lemcke and K9 Oakie pass Wilderness Type 2 National Certification

GRANT COUNTY – There are two members of the the …Read More

Baker City

June 17, 2021

Colorado man pleads guilty to Federal Hate Crime after unprovoked stabbing of black man in Ontario

ONTARIO – (News Release from U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of …Read More

Baker City

June 17, 2021

Fatal Crash on Hwy 20E – Deschutes County claims life of Ontario man

ONTARIO – (News Release from Oregon State Police) On Wednesday, …Read More

John Day

June 17, 2021

Fire near Magone Lake contained at less than an acre

MAGONE LAKE, OR – Grant County Emergency Communications reported that …Read More

John Day

June 16, 2021

Grant Soil and Water Conservation gets over $290K in grant funding

GRANT COUNTY – The Oregon Water Resources Commission awarded $293,895 …Read More

Baker City

June 15, 2021

Shots fired in Mt. Vernon, one arrested

MT. VERNON – According to a release from Sheriff Todd …Read More

Baker City

June 11, 2021

Malheur NF on managing natural ignitions

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

Baker City

June 10, 2021

Grant County Small Business Grant Program opens June 21st

GRANT COUNTY – Grant County has funded a new round …Read More

Baker City

June 9, 2021

Health Department reports 7th local COVID-19 death

GRANT COUNTY – The Grant County Health Department is saddened …Read More

Baker City

June 8, 2021

Grant County Road Department to begin chip seal projects

GRANT COUNTY – The Grant County Road Department will begin …Read More

Baker City

June 7, 2021

Oregon Department of Forestry begins fire season in Northeast Oregon District

LA GRANDE – (Release provided by the Oregon Department of …Read More

Baker City

June 7, 2021

Weekend arrests include drug charges and hit-and-run incident

JOHN DAY – The Grant County Sheriff’s Office responded to …Read More

Baker City

June 4, 2021

Sheriff McKinley reminds outdoor visitors to pack out what you bring in

GRANT COUNTY – As summer gets near and restrictions lift, …Read More

Baker City

June 3, 2021

Spring burning will continue through next week

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

Baker City

June 2, 2021

10 investigations, two confirmed wolf depredation in May

BAKER COUNTY – 10 incidents were investigated by the Oregon …Read More

Baker City

June 2, 2021

Grant County Fire Defense District begins fire season

GRANT COUNTY – According to a release from Fire Defense …Read More

Baker City

June 1, 2021

Small wildfire contained southwest of Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON – Resources responded to a small wildfire on …Read More

John Day

May 28, 2021

Grant County Crystal Apple Award nominations are open

JOHN DAY – (Press Release from the Grant County Education …Read More

Baker City

May 27, 2021

McKrola indicted on 22 counts following arrest on Tuesday

CANYON CITY, OR – (Press Release from District Attorney Jim …Read More

John Day

May 26, 2021

McKrola arrested Tuesday on Grant County warrant

In the afternoon of Tuesday, May 25th, the Grant County …Read More

John Day

May 24, 2021

Week-long vaccine clinic begins at Grant County Fairgrounds

JOHN DAY – According to information from the Grant County …Read More

John Day

May 21, 2021

Man jailed on domestic violence charges

CANYON CITY, OR – A man will spend time in …Read More

John Day

May 20, 2021

Palaeogale uncovered at fossil beds is the first of its kind found in Oregon

KIMBERLY, OR – John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Chief …Read More

John Day

May 20, 2021

Carrie Sullivan of Dayville School selected as Regional Teacher of the Year

DAYVILLE, OR – (Press Release provided by the Grant County …Read More

 July 14, 2021

Malheur NF enters into Phase C PUR, campfires prohibited

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

 July 14, 2021

Malheur NF highlights fire suppression methods

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

 July 13, 2021

Art center providing free youth programs this summer

CANYON CITY, OR – The Painted Sky Center for the …Read More

 July 12, 2021

John Day River split into two regulation sections

GRANT COUNTY – Irrigators along the main stem of the …Read More

 July 12, 2021

Authorities searching for wanted felon following rollover crash

GRANT/HARNEY COUNTIES – UPDATE: Here’s an update from Grant County …Read More

 July 9, 2021

Great American Outdoors Act project implementation

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

 July 8, 2021

UPDATE: Dixie Creek Fire 90% contained at 541 acres

PRAIRIE CITY –UPDATE: (Press Release from the Oregon Dept. of …Read More

 July 7, 2021

Malheur National Forest moving to IFPL III; South Zone to Extreme Fire Danger

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

 July 7, 2021

Prineville woman reported missing

The Prineville Police Department is asking for help in locating …Read More

 July 6, 2021

Findley, Owens secure unprecedented $54 Million in funding for Eastern Oregon counties

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

 July 6, 2021

Weather Warning issued

EASTERN OREGON – (Information provided in its entirety by Alert …Read More

 July 6, 2021

Lewis Rock Fire estimated at 440 acres

MITCHELL, OR –  (Press release from the Oregon Dept. of …Read More

 July 4, 2021

Dixie Creek Fire 25% contained Monday morning

PRAIRIE CITY – UPDATE: (Press release from Oregon Department of …Read More

 July 3, 2021

ODF provides updates on Lewis Rock and Balogna Fires

WHEELER COUNTY –  Firefighters continue to make progress on fires …Read More

 July 2, 2021

Prairie City enters into drought emergency

PRAIRIE CITY – The City of Prairie City has issued …Read More

 July 1, 2021

42-year old John Day man found deceased due to apparent medical issue

GRANT COUNTY – (Press Release from Grant County Sheriff Todd …Read More

 July 1, 2021

Firefighters actively battling multiple fire starts

GRANT/WHEELER COUNTY – UPDATE: -As of 11:15 a.m., the Lewis …Read More

 June 30, 2021

No fireworks on the Malheur National Forest

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY & HINES, OR – (Press release …Read More

 June 29, 2021

Lovlett Canyon Fire is 10 miles north of Monument

MONUMENT – The following is a news release from the …Read More

 June 29, 2021

City of John Day receives $4.5 million in latest state legislative session

JOHN DAY – John Day Mayor Ron Lundbom was excited …Read More

 June 28, 2021

U.S. Rep. Bentz suggests amendments to antitrust bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Cliff Bentz recently offered several …Read More

 June 24, 2021

Lightning causes multiple fire starts in Grant County

GRANT COUNTY – Several wildfire starts have occurred in the …Read More

 June 22, 2021

ODF Central Oregon Dist. to begin Public Use Restrictions

JOHN DAY – Public Use Restrictions will begin June 24th …Read More

 June 21, 2021

JDIDC reports containment of two small wildfires

GRANT COUNTY – John Day Interagency Dispatch reported a couple …Read More

 June 18, 2021

Lemcke and K9 Oakie pass Wilderness Type 2 National Certification

GRANT COUNTY – There are two members of the the …Read More

 June 17, 2021

Colorado man pleads guilty to Federal Hate Crime after unprovoked stabbing of black man in Ontario

ONTARIO – (News Release from U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of …Read More

 June 17, 2021

Fatal Crash on Hwy 20E – Deschutes County claims life of Ontario man

ONTARIO – (News Release from Oregon State Police) On Wednesday, …Read More

 June 17, 2021

Fire near Magone Lake contained at less than an acre

MAGONE LAKE, OR – Grant County Emergency Communications reported that …Read More

 June 16, 2021

Grant Soil and Water Conservation gets over $290K in grant funding

GRANT COUNTY – The Oregon Water Resources Commission awarded $293,895 …Read More

 June 15, 2021

Shots fired in Mt. Vernon, one arrested

MT. VERNON – According to a release from Sheriff Todd …Read More

 June 11, 2021

Malheur NF on managing natural ignitions

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

 June 10, 2021

Grant County Small Business Grant Program opens June 21st

GRANT COUNTY – Grant County has funded a new round …Read More

 June 9, 2021

Health Department reports 7th local COVID-19 death

GRANT COUNTY – The Grant County Health Department is saddened …Read More

 June 8, 2021

Grant County Road Department to begin chip seal projects

GRANT COUNTY – The Grant County Road Department will begin …Read More

 June 7, 2021

Oregon Department of Forestry begins fire season in Northeast Oregon District

LA GRANDE – (Release provided by the Oregon Department of …Read More

 June 7, 2021

Weekend arrests include drug charges and hit-and-run incident

JOHN DAY – The Grant County Sheriff’s Office responded to …Read More

 June 4, 2021

Sheriff McKinley reminds outdoor visitors to pack out what you bring in

GRANT COUNTY – As summer gets near and restrictions lift, …Read More

 June 3, 2021

Spring burning will continue through next week

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

 June 2, 2021

10 investigations, two confirmed wolf depredation in May

BAKER COUNTY – 10 incidents were investigated by the Oregon …Read More

 June 2, 2021

Grant County Fire Defense District begins fire season

GRANT COUNTY – According to a release from Fire Defense …Read More

 June 1, 2021

Small wildfire contained southwest of Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON – Resources responded to a small wildfire on …Read More

 May 28, 2021

Grant County Crystal Apple Award nominations are open

JOHN DAY – (Press Release from the Grant County Education …Read More

 May 27, 2021

McKrola indicted on 22 counts following arrest on Tuesday

CANYON CITY, OR – (Press Release from District Attorney Jim …Read More

 May 26, 2021

McKrola arrested Tuesday on Grant County warrant

In the afternoon of Tuesday, May 25th, the Grant County …Read More

 May 24, 2021

Week-long vaccine clinic begins at Grant County Fairgrounds

JOHN DAY – According to information from the Grant County …Read More

 May 21, 2021

Man jailed on domestic violence charges

CANYON CITY, OR – A man will spend time in …Read More

 May 20, 2021

Palaeogale uncovered at fossil beds is the first of its kind found in Oregon

KIMBERLY, OR – John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Chief …Read More

 May 20, 2021

Carrie Sullivan of Dayville School selected as Regional Teacher of the Year

DAYVILLE, OR – (Press Release provided by the Grant County …Read More