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  1. Family of slain 'LaVoy' Finicum hires lawyer to pursue lawsuit against Oregon police, FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... rwise peaceful demonstration by pursuing Finicum despite his repeated instruction to them that he was on his way to John Day, Ore., to meet with local law enforcement and others in an attempt to resolve the protest," the news release states.

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  2. Audit finds Oregon Department Forestry struggling after years of large wildfire seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... record 2015 fire season was the Canyon Creek fire, which burned 110,422 acres of public and private forestland near John Day and destroyed 43 homes and nearly 100 barns, workshops and other structures. A recent investigation by The ...

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  3. Sheriff Glenn Palmer makes his own rules in Grant CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | OregonLive.com

    ... Both were volunteer firefighters. Palmer was still in high school when he got his first government job - John Day dog catcher. As with many growing up in Grant County, Palmer developed a passion for the national forest, which is both workplace and ...

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  4. 2016 Grant County Fair and parade through John DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | OregonLive.com

    The Grant County Fair, an annual highlight in John Day since 1909, is the oldest running fair in the state, according to its website.

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  5. Grant County commissioner is victorious in recall voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | White Lake Beacon

    ... eligible voters cast ballots. Britton, whose position is part-time and who also runs a welding and machine shop in John Day, was back working in county court Wednesday morning. "The majority of Grant county citizens spoke pretty loudly," Percy said ...

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  6. Grant County commissioner is victorious in recall vote - Wed, 17 Aug 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... a primary, in 2014, Percy said Britton, whose position is part-time and who also runs a welding and machine shop in John Day, was back working in county court Wednesday morning and was not immediately available for comment. Votes were counted ...

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  7. Field decisions in fighting wildfire are tough and costlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | OregonLive.com

    ... a son or daughter, a husband or wife, or a friend. The Canyon Creek Complex fire of 2015 hit the communities of John Day and Canyon City hard ("Firestorm: Poor planning and tactical errors fueled a wildfire catastrophe," Aug. 14.) Last August, I met ...

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  8. Recall elections held in 2 Oregon countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | White Lake Beacon

    ... the fire under control in its early stages. "We need to move forward," Britton said on the phone from the town of John Day. "I didn't think we could afford it. The fire blew up and it did what it did. Is (an investigation) going to bring anyone's ...

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  9. Oregon's steelhead queen may be 2016's prince of bassRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Oregonian

    ... anglers in the first few weeks of the 2016 summer steelhead season. It's no big deal in the smallmouth Mecca of the John Day River, a few miles east, but the Deschutes? Just a few years ago, smallmouth catches made the news, not the trip. Granted, ...

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  10. Electric cars get fresh jolt in rural OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Columbian

    It takes a lot of miles behind the wheel to reach some of Eastern Oregon's most breathtaking sights, like the John Day Fossil Beds or Journey Through Time Scenic Byway. That can be a problem for drivers of electric cars, who risk being stranded if there isn't a charging station available for long trips.

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  11. Questions Loom On Canyon Creek Fire's One-Year AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    More than 100 people attended a Forest Service community meeting in John Day Tuesday to discuss last summer's Canyon Creek Fire. Many residents in Grant County still have questions or bitterness about the massive Canyon Creek fire that destroyed 43 homes .

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  12. Oregon: John Day Area Residents Urged to Take Steps to Avoid Bear ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | AmmoLand

    Wildlife managers urge residents in the John Day area to take steps to avoid bear conflicts this fall. Secure garbage and food waste, clean up fallen fruit around trees and don't leave pet food outside.

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  13. Oregon's 11 National Natural LandmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The Oregonian

    ... in the middle of the wilderness. What is it? Managed by the National Park Service as a U.S. National Monument, the John Day Fossil Beds is known for its well-preserved fossils and colorful stripes of rock deposits in its Painted Hills Unit. It ...

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  14. Glenn Palmer, Grant County's rogue sheriff: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | OregonLive.com

    ... expanses of eastern Oregon that in places invokes plainspoken, stand-up values of the Old West. The communities of John Day, Prairie City and Canyon City all have their individual topographies and histories, but a fair-play, no-nonsense ethic ...

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  15. Donald E. HindmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... at Woodward, Okla. She survives. Other survivors include: children, Randy Preston of Haven, Dawnell Deroser of John Day, Ore., Kandy Page of Derby, and Sandy Richey of Haven; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Tom Hindman of ...

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  16. Pursuing a worthy causeCyclists ride across U.S. to raise $13.5M for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... restored my faith in our country. Just - the goodness of people is everywhere." At one point, when they stopped in John Day, Oregon, Baldwin did his usual post-ride routine. He blew up a kiddy pool right by Main Street, filled it with ice water, and ...

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  17. Oregon Timber Harvest Slips For 2nd Consecutive YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In this photo taken on Nov. 21, 2014, processor operator Colton Clark works his way through a stand of timber on the Malheur National Forest outside John Day, Oregon. Oregon's timber harvest slipped below 4 billion board feet in 2015 for the first time in two years.

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  18. Grant County sheriff builds $20,000 defense fund through outside donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... in January. Ryan Payne, a key organizer who is expected to plead guilty next week, was among those who traveled to John Day in January to meet with Palmer. The sheriff subsequently had Payne and another militant sign his pocket-sized copy of the ...

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  19. Michael Emry, facing federal gun charges, traveled to Oregon in van loaned by Ammon Bundy, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... this offense to higher levels,'' Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan Lichvarchik wrote in a motion. Emry was arrested in John Day in early May after FBI agents found the machine gun - identified by agents as an M2 Browning -- in a travel trailer serving ...

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  20. What you need to know about Oregon's newest national monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... will be the 11th in Oregon. The others are:, Crown Point , Fort Rock State Monument , Horse Ridge Natural Area , John Day Fossil Beds , Lawrence Memorial Grassland Preserve , Newberry Crater , Round Top Butte , The Island , Willamette Floodplain and ...

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