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Fossil, Oregon is located in Wheeler County. Zip codes in Fossil, OR include 97830. The median home price in Fossil is $122,000. More Fossil information.

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Thursday Jul 31 | KVAL-TV Eugene

Thunderstorms spark fires across Central Oregon

Lightning lit up Central Oregon this week, sparking dozens of fires including a large grass fire that may pose a danger to home.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Painted Hills, seven great hikes around one of 7 Wonders of Oregon

Here are seven wonderful hikes at the Painted Hills Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in the John Day River Country of east-central Oregon's Wheeler and Grant counties, plus a foray into Baker County at the south end of the Elkhorn Mountains.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Bee

MHS track coach arrested on sex abuse charges involving student athlete

Madras High School's head track and field coach, Melissa Marie Bowerman, 43, was arrested Monday on allegations of sexual abuse of a 17-year-old boy on the track team.


KXL-AM Portland


The daughter-in-law of Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman has been arrested, accused of sex abuse offenses involving a 17-year-old boy on a track and field team she coaches at a central Oregon high school.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

New joint fire mgmt. center in Prineville

The Central Oregon District of the Oregon Department of Forestry, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and the Central Oregon Fire Management Service said late Sunday they have opened a Multi-Agency Coordination Center in Prineville in response to the numerous wildfires currently burning in the area.



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