Harney County Newswire

Harney County Newswire

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  1. Burglary Suspect Arrested Near John DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KBND-AM Bend

    Oregon State Police arrested a Harney County burglary suspect, Tuesday afternoon, following brief chase. An OSP trooper located the suspect vehicle traveling north on Highway 395, just south of John Day, shortly after 4 p.m. The trooper stopped the vehicle, but while he approached the minivan, the driver sped off.

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  2. Calif. motorcyclist killed in Hwy. 20 crash west of BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 71-year-old California man was killed Thursday afternoon when his motorcycle rear-ended another, then veered into the path of an oncoming pickup on U.S. Highway 20 in Harney County, Oregon State Police said. Steven A. Gale of Montara, California was pronounced dead by emergency crews called to the crash, which occurred around 3:45 p.m. at milepost 114, near the Sage Hen Rest Area just east of the Hwy.

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  3. ODFW cameras catch kit fox pups playing in E. Oregon desertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Rare footage of kit fox pups playing in the Eastern Oregon desertwas captured on video recently by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists who have been studying the foxes since 2012. Kit fox are a "strategy species" in the Oregon Conservation Strategy .

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  4. Best backpacking loops trips in Oregon, WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | OregonLive.com

    ... 15-mile descent, from the summit into Wildhorse Canyon then back up Little Wildhorse Canyon, in Oregon's Harney County. Mount St. Helens: A 30-mile circuit on the rugged and dry Loowit Trail, from Climbers Bivouac near Cougar, Wash. Three Fingered ...

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  5. 12 best Oregon State Park buildings you must visit; State Parks Day comes SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... of the waterfalls that wait nearby in Silver Falls State Park near Silverton The Pete French Round Barn in Harney County is even more impressive when visitors know that the nearest trees of the size it's made from grow more than 100 miles away. ...

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  6. Throwback Thursday: How well do you know Oregon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... to fuel up. No worries. This is one of the gimme questions we're offering to get you warmed up. It's in Harney County, an hour southwest of Burns. Population: 2 (that's right, two). Warmed up? Now it's time to get serious and show how Oregon-smart ...

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  7. A Bird in the HandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    ... of $17. Marzluff, meanwhile, set off for Burns, Ore., following our visit last Thursday. No way he'd miss the Harney County Migrating Bird Festival, which for 34 years has been a huge magnet for avid bird watchers from around the country. There ...

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  8. Steens Mountain in southeast Oregon, No. 8 on backpacks to do this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Steens Mountain is really big country, out in southeast Oregon's Harney County. It also has a road to its 9,733-foot summit, the highest road in Oregon, so it's not like you need to backpack to see it.

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  9. Secretary Jewell, Governor Brown, Deputy Under Secretary Mills...Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... cover 2,312,673 acres, and the Department of State Lands CCAA includes 633,000 acres. In combination with the Harney County Soil and Water Conservation District CCAA finalized in 2014, more than 4 million acres of privately owned lands now qualify ...

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  10. Ancient occupation discovered near RileyRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Lake County Examiner Online

    Near the Rimrock Draw Rockshelter outside of Riley in Harney County, archaeologists recently discovered evidence of one of the oldest known human occupations in the western United States.Archaeologists with the Bureau of Land Management and the University of Oregon Archaeological Field School have been excavating at the Rimrock Draw Rockshelter ... (more)

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  11. Interior secretary, gov due in Bend for sage grouse pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... have the potential to conserve the majority of greater sage-grouse habitat on private lands in Oregon. The Harney County Soil and Water Conservation Districts entered into a similar CCAA in May 2014, and since that time 30 landowners have enrolled ...

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  12. Oregon's desert: Beauty, silence, and hot soupRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Baker City Herald

    Would the BLM mind if I plunked a can of sirloin and hearty vegetables into one of the steam-belching vents at Mickey Hot Springs and waited for the broth to commence to bubbling? I suppose using these publicly owned taps into the Earth's molten mantle for something as banal as preparing a hot lunch must violate some federal statute or another. But it seems to me that an awful lot of BTUs are being wasted, since these geothermal springs in a remote part of southern Harney County are too scalding to permit visitors to indulge in a therapeutic soaking.

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  13. The history and future of Oregon's wolves: Oregon environment newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    How did Oregon's once large wolf population get wiped out, and what happens when the animal's recovery brings wolves into the Willamette Valley? The Salem Statesman-Journal's Zach Urness took a look at these questions and more in a three-part series on wolves in Oregon. His stories illustrate how Oregonians rallied around the desire to kill wolves in the late 1800s, forming the first threads of a provincial government here, and how efforts to restores wolves today could have ripple effects through the ecosystem .

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  14. Oregon: Drought emergency likely in 2 southeast countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Oregon's Drought Council is recommending that Gov. Kate Brown declare a drought emergency in two southeastern counties due to dry conditions and low snowpack. The Oregonian reports that Brown spokeswoman Melissa Navas said Friday the governor will likely sign those declarations for Lake and Malheur counties promptly once she receives the paperwork.

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  15. Oregon drought emergency likely in 2 southeast countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Oregon's Drought Council is recommending that Gov. Kate Brown declare a drought emergency in two southeastern counties due to dry conditions and low snowpack. Oregon drought emergency likely in 2 southeast counties Oregon's Drought Council is recommending that Gov. Kate Brown declare a drought emergency in two southeastern counties due to dry conditions and low snowpack.

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  16. Drought emergency likely in 2 SE Oregon countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon's Drought Council is recommending that Gov. Kate Brown declare a drought emergency in two southeastern counties due to dry conditions and low snowpack. The Oregonian reports that Brown spokeswoman Melissa Navas said Friday the governor will likely sign those declarations for Lake and Malheur counties promptly once she receives the paperwork.

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  17. Tasting and additional notes about Steens Mountain BrewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Brew Site

    ... occasionally found wild patches of the plant, a key flavoring ingredient for many beers, in remote parts of Harney County after he and his family moved to Burns 16 years ago when he took a job with the Bureau of Land Management. "In my travels, I'd ...

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  18. Community Helpers donations as of February 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation awarded nearly $300,000 in 74 community grants, including $5,000 each to Kids Club of Harney County, NeighborWorks Umpqua and Food for Lane County . Northwest Down Syndrome Association/All Born received a three-year $183,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente Community Fund at Northwest Health Foundation to support families of young children with developmental disabilities.

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  19. Too many problems in rural Oregon for one solution: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... Bureau and previous Employment Department reports, reveals some hopeful trends in parts of rural Oregon. Harney County showed the state's biggest drop in unemployment, from 11.7 percent to 10 percent. Hood River County, a traditionally rural county ...

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  20. Mary Elaine (Griffiths) PengellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Cheney Free Press

    ... activities including: A founding member of the Desert Trail Association, an active participant with the Harney County Historical Society, Malheur Refuge annual bird count, Chamber Music Society of Harney County and the Presbyterian Church. After ...

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