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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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Wednesday Jul 23 | OregonLive.com

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.

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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.

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KXL-AM Portland

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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.

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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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The Oregonian

Northwest Wildfires: Cautionary evacuation notice given due to fires burning near Warm Springs

The Bear Butte 2 fire, one of several wildfires that make up the Logging Unit fires burning near Warm Springs.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Oregonian

Northwest wildfires: Situation worsens with five new 'large, uncontained' fires

The Buzzard complex of wildfires has scorched 369,000 acres -- or 576 square miles -- of range in eastern Oregon so far.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bike Portland

Day Two: Riding the John Day River valley

This is the second in a series of four posts on riding in eastern Oregon with the support of Treo Bike Tours .

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OregonLive.com

Firefighters battle hot, windy weather and running wildfires in Oregon, Washington

The Buzzard complex of eight wildfires have scorched 150,000 acres of rangeland in eastern Oregon.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

OregonLive.com

John Day Fossil Beds brings to life age of mammals from 40 million years ago

You may find something new on your next visit to visit the Painted Hills Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument , between Prineville and Mitchell in west-central Oregon.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

The scenic wonders of John Day River country

This May 12, 2006 photo shows Sutton Mountain, eastern backdrop of the Painted Hills Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in John Day, Ore.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Washington Times

The scenic wonders of John Day River country

A mile into a canoe trip on the John Day River a couple weeks ago, a wave from a Class I rapids filled our boat and made us abort the trip.

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