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John Day

March 22, 2021

CCS says Grant County is entering ‘warning period’

GRANT COUNTY – Community Counseling Solutions recently announced that Grant …Read More

Baker City

March 22, 2021

Andrea Fratusco named Director for Critical Care and Emergency Services

BAKER CITY/BOISE – Saint Alphonsus has named Andrea (Annie) Fratusco, …Read More

John Day

March 19, 2021

New communication towers proposal would support first responders, rural households

LONG CREEK, OR – (Press Release from the Malheur National …Read More

John Day

March 18, 2021

22 positive COVID-19 cases reported since Thursday in Grant County

JOHN DAY – The Grant County Health Department has reported …Read More

John Day

March 17, 2021

Grant County to receive around $1.3 million in COVID-19 relief

GRANT COUNTY – Many Americans woke up this morning to …Read More

John Day

March 15, 2021

Fire claims neighboring sheds, 4 vehicles and more in Canyon City

CANYON CITY – Multiple agencies responded to a structure fire …Read More

John Day

March 12, 2021

Grant County residents 18 and older now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

JOHN DAY – (Press release from Community Counseling Solutions) UPDATE …Read More

John Day

March 12, 2021

4 employees, 3 residents test positive this week for COVID-19 at Blue Mt. Care Center

PRAIRIE CITY – (Press release from Community Counseling Solutions) Grant …Read More

John Day

March 11, 2021

Dayville School welcomes new superintendent

DAYVILLE, OR – (Press release from Dayville School District 16J) …Read More

Baker City

March 9, 2021

Loren Dean Alexander Prevo arrested on drug charges and more

BAKER CITY – (Press release from the Baker County Narcotics …Read More

John Day

March 9, 2021

CCS releases Grant County vaccine information

JOHN DAY – (Press Release provided by Community Counseling Solutions) …Read More

Baker City

March 5, 2021

Governor Kate Brown Announces Return to In-Person Instruction for Oregon Public Schools

OREGON – (Release by Governor Brown) School districts will return …Read More

John Day

March 5, 2021

More discrepancies between state and local COVID-19 numbers

JOHN DAY – According to Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly …Read More

John Day

March 4, 2021

Malheur NF highlights benefits of prescribed fire to elk habitat

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY, HINES  – (Release from the Malheur …Read More

John Day

March 3, 2021

More Grant County residents will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

JOHN DAY – Grant County Health Department Manager Jessica Winegar …Read More

John Day

February 26, 2021

EXTREME WINTER WEATHER: ODOT urging drivers to avoid Sumpter and Austin areas

EASTERN OREGON – ODOT is cautioning travelers to avoid OR …Read More

John Day

February 26, 2021

Travel Oregon awards John Day $35,000 Destination Ready grant

JOHN DAY – Travel Oregon has awarded over $900,000 dollars …Read More

John Day

February 25, 2021

Cyber Mill seeks funding for Seneca and Prairie City locations

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court met Wednesday morning. …Read More

John Day

February 23, 2021

Monument School overcomes internet challenges

MONUMENT, OR – The lack of internet connectivity throughout parts …Read More

Baker City

February 22, 2021

Huntington man arrested for Assault IV

HUNTINGTON – (Release by the Baker County Sheriff’s Office) On …Read More

John Day

February 22, 2021

Two Grant County law enforcement personnel in DPSST police class

SALEM – The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and …Read More

Baker City

February 18, 2021

UPDATE: U.S. Hwy. 20 now open

HARPER, OR – UPDATE:  U.S. 20 is now open to …Read More

John Day

February 18, 2021

Grant County Chamber offers free PPE to community members

JOHN DAY – The Grant County Chamber of Commerce has …Read More

Baker City

February 17, 2021

OSP requesting assistance in Harney County deer poaching case

HARNEY COUNTY – UPDATE: Two additional deer have been shot …Read More

John Day

February 17, 2021

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

JOHN DAY – February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. …Read More

Baker City

February 16, 2021

OTEC Sends Crew to Assist in Restoration Efforts Amid Western Oregon Ice Storm

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

John Day

February 16, 2021

ODFW to begin deer count by helicopter in John Day

JOHN DAY – According to ODFW’s Ryan Platte, the John …Read More

Baker City

February 16, 2021

Two separate, unrelated incidents, led to arrests

BAKER COUNTY – Oregon State Police in Baker County dealt …Read More

Baker City

February 16, 2021

Man arrested for outstanding warrants, Felon in Possession of Firearm & more

NYSSA – The Nyssa Police Department responded to a frantic …Read More

Baker City

February 16, 2021

City staff and officials are starting off the new year strong

BAKER CITY – City officials and staff in Baker City …Read More

John Day

February 12, 2021

Grant County sees increase in Strep throat

GRANT COUNTY – According to Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly …Read More

John Day

February 12, 2021

Lovell to spend a year in jail on theft and burglary charges

CANYON CITY – A man pleaded guilty to theft and …Read More

John Day

February 11, 2021

Grant County vaccine clinic held every Monday through end of March

CANYON CITY – On Wednesday, Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly …Read More

Baker City

February 10, 2021

Winter Weather Advisory

EASTERN OREGON: (Details below provided in its entirety by NOAA) …Read More

Baker City

February 10, 2021

Governor Kate Brown Announces Updates to Outdoor Sports Guidance, College Exemption

SALEM- Resumption of outdoor contact school sports, with protocols in …Read More

John Day

February 10, 2021

Grant County will move back down to Lower Risk

JOHN DAY – After spending a couple of weeks in …Read More

John Day

February 9, 2021

Winter Storm Watch issued for Southern Blue Mts. and Ochoco-John Day Highlands

PRAIRIE CITY/LONG CREEK – A warm front will lift north …Read More

John Day

February 8, 2021

Veterans may be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

JOHN DAY – (Release from the Grant County Health Department) …Read More

Baker City

February 5, 2021

Baker County moves from “Extreme” to “High” risk category

BAKER COUNTY – (Release from Baker County) Effective immediately, Baker …Read More

John Day

February 5, 2021

Commissioner Palmer gets behind Oregon “meat packing” bill

JOHN DAY – Grant County Commissioner Sam Palmer said there …Read More

John Day

February 4, 2021

County Court issues statement regarding public records policy

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

John Day

February 4, 2021

Humbolt to provide classroom laptops for every student

CANYON CITY – Grant School District Superintendent Bret Uptmor called …Read More

Prairie City

February 3, 2021

Potential buyer interested in purchasing the mill in Prairie City

PRAIRIE CITY – Grant County Commissioner Sam Palmer recently informed …Read More

John Day

February 2, 2021

Grant County to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinic for those 80 and older

JOHN DAY- Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly Lindsay provided our …Read More

John Day

February 1, 2021

Grant County school districts uphold positive relationship with public health dept.

JOHN DAY- We’re a month into 2021, and many organizations …Read More

John Day

January 29, 2021

County and public health department disagree with state’s data

JOHN DAY – The Grant County Health Department has not …Read More

Prairie City

January 28, 2021

Prairie City’s Farm-to-School program keeps students engaged

PRAIRIE CITY – Prairie City School’s Farm-to-School program began last …Read More

John Day

January 26, 2021

Grant County receives 100 new COVID-19 vaccine doses

JOHN DAY – Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly Lindsay provided …Read More

John Day

January 25, 2021

January is Stalking Prevention Month

JOHN DAY – January is National Stalking Prevention Month. Shelly …Read More

John Day

January 22, 2021

Grant County residents can email to get on vaccine waiting list

JOHN DAY – (Press Release from the Blue Mountain Hospital …Read More

 March 22, 2021

CCS says Grant County is entering ‘warning period’

GRANT COUNTY – Community Counseling Solutions recently announced that Grant …Read More

 March 22, 2021

Andrea Fratusco named Director for Critical Care and Emergency Services

BAKER CITY/BOISE – Saint Alphonsus has named Andrea (Annie) Fratusco, …Read More

 March 19, 2021

New communication towers proposal would support first responders, rural households

LONG CREEK, OR – (Press Release from the Malheur National …Read More

 March 18, 2021

22 positive COVID-19 cases reported since Thursday in Grant County

JOHN DAY – The Grant County Health Department has reported …Read More

 March 17, 2021

Grant County to receive around $1.3 million in COVID-19 relief

GRANT COUNTY – Many Americans woke up this morning to …Read More

 March 15, 2021

Fire claims neighboring sheds, 4 vehicles and more in Canyon City

CANYON CITY – Multiple agencies responded to a structure fire …Read More

 March 12, 2021

Grant County residents 18 and older now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

JOHN DAY – (Press release from Community Counseling Solutions) UPDATE …Read More

 March 12, 2021

4 employees, 3 residents test positive this week for COVID-19 at Blue Mt. Care Center

PRAIRIE CITY – (Press release from Community Counseling Solutions) Grant …Read More

 March 11, 2021

Dayville School welcomes new superintendent

DAYVILLE, OR – (Press release from Dayville School District 16J) …Read More

 March 9, 2021

Loren Dean Alexander Prevo arrested on drug charges and more

BAKER CITY – (Press release from the Baker County Narcotics …Read More

 March 9, 2021

CCS releases Grant County vaccine information

JOHN DAY – (Press Release provided by Community Counseling Solutions) …Read More

 March 5, 2021

Governor Kate Brown Announces Return to In-Person Instruction for Oregon Public Schools

OREGON – (Release by Governor Brown) School districts will return …Read More

 March 5, 2021

More discrepancies between state and local COVID-19 numbers

JOHN DAY – According to Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly …Read More

 March 4, 2021

Malheur NF highlights benefits of prescribed fire to elk habitat

JOHN DAY, PRAIRIE CITY, HINES  – (Release from the Malheur …Read More

 March 3, 2021

More Grant County residents will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

JOHN DAY – Grant County Health Department Manager Jessica Winegar …Read More

 February 26, 2021

EXTREME WINTER WEATHER: ODOT urging drivers to avoid Sumpter and Austin areas

EASTERN OREGON – ODOT is cautioning travelers to avoid OR …Read More

 February 26, 2021

Travel Oregon awards John Day $35,000 Destination Ready grant

JOHN DAY – Travel Oregon has awarded over $900,000 dollars …Read More

 February 25, 2021

Cyber Mill seeks funding for Seneca and Prairie City locations

CANYON CITY – The Grant County Court met Wednesday morning. …Read More

 February 23, 2021

Monument School overcomes internet challenges

MONUMENT, OR – The lack of internet connectivity throughout parts …Read More

 February 22, 2021

Huntington man arrested for Assault IV

HUNTINGTON – (Release by the Baker County Sheriff’s Office) On …Read More

 February 22, 2021

Two Grant County law enforcement personnel in DPSST police class

SALEM – The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and …Read More

 February 18, 2021

UPDATE: U.S. Hwy. 20 now open

HARPER, OR – UPDATE:  U.S. 20 is now open to …Read More

 February 18, 2021

Grant County Chamber offers free PPE to community members

JOHN DAY – The Grant County Chamber of Commerce has …Read More

 February 17, 2021

OSP requesting assistance in Harney County deer poaching case

HARNEY COUNTY – UPDATE: Two additional deer have been shot …Read More

 February 17, 2021

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

JOHN DAY – February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. …Read More

 February 16, 2021

OTEC Sends Crew to Assist in Restoration Efforts Amid Western Oregon Ice Storm

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

 February 16, 2021

ODFW to begin deer count by helicopter in John Day

JOHN DAY – According to ODFW’s Ryan Platte, the John …Read More

 February 16, 2021

Two separate, unrelated incidents, led to arrests

BAKER COUNTY – Oregon State Police in Baker County dealt …Read More

 February 16, 2021

Man arrested for outstanding warrants, Felon in Possession of Firearm & more

NYSSA – The Nyssa Police Department responded to a frantic …Read More

 February 16, 2021

City staff and officials are starting off the new year strong

BAKER CITY – City officials and staff in Baker City …Read More

 February 12, 2021

Grant County sees increase in Strep throat

GRANT COUNTY – According to Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly …Read More

 February 12, 2021

Lovell to spend a year in jail on theft and burglary charges

CANYON CITY – A man pleaded guilty to theft and …Read More

 February 11, 2021

Grant County vaccine clinic held every Monday through end of March

CANYON CITY – On Wednesday, Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly …Read More

 February 10, 2021

Winter Weather Advisory

EASTERN OREGON: (Details below provided in its entirety by NOAA) …Read More

 February 10, 2021

Governor Kate Brown Announces Updates to Outdoor Sports Guidance, College Exemption

SALEM- Resumption of outdoor contact school sports, with protocols in …Read More

 February 10, 2021

Grant County will move back down to Lower Risk

JOHN DAY – After spending a couple of weeks in …Read More

 February 9, 2021

Winter Storm Watch issued for Southern Blue Mts. and Ochoco-John Day Highlands

PRAIRIE CITY/LONG CREEK – A warm front will lift north …Read More

 February 8, 2021

Veterans may be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

JOHN DAY – (Release from the Grant County Health Department) …Read More

 February 5, 2021

Baker County moves from “Extreme” to “High” risk category

BAKER COUNTY – (Release from Baker County) Effective immediately, Baker …Read More

 February 5, 2021

Commissioner Palmer gets behind Oregon “meat packing” bill

JOHN DAY – Grant County Commissioner Sam Palmer said there …Read More

 February 4, 2021

County Court issues statement regarding public records policy

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

 February 4, 2021

Humbolt to provide classroom laptops for every student

CANYON CITY – Grant School District Superintendent Bret Uptmor called …Read More

 February 3, 2021

Potential buyer interested in purchasing the mill in Prairie City

PRAIRIE CITY – Grant County Commissioner Sam Palmer recently informed …Read More

 February 2, 2021

Grant County to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinic for those 80 and older

JOHN DAY- Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly Lindsay provided our …Read More

 February 1, 2021

Grant County school districts uphold positive relationship with public health dept.

JOHN DAY- We’re a month into 2021, and many organizations …Read More

 January 29, 2021

County and public health department disagree with state’s data

JOHN DAY – The Grant County Health Department has not …Read More

 January 28, 2021

Prairie City’s Farm-to-School program keeps students engaged

PRAIRIE CITY – Prairie City School’s Farm-to-School program began last …Read More

 January 26, 2021

Grant County receives 100 new COVID-19 vaccine doses

JOHN DAY – Community Counseling Solutions Director Kimberly Lindsay provided …Read More

 January 25, 2021

January is Stalking Prevention Month

JOHN DAY – January is National Stalking Prevention Month. Shelly …Read More

 January 22, 2021

Grant County residents can email to get on vaccine waiting list

JOHN DAY – (Press Release from the Blue Mountain Hospital …Read More