Harney County Newswire

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  1. Animal Protection Groups Stop Coyote Killing ContestRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Indybay.org

    On July 25, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund , along with co-plaintiffs Project Coyote and an individual Oregon resident, settled a lawsuit against Duane Freilino, organizer of the annual JMK Coyote Hunting Contest in Crane, Harney County, Oregon.


  2. SE Oregon range wildfires burn nearly 90,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... avoid active wildfire areas at all times. Fire danger is HIGH and public use restrictions are in effect across Harney County. The Industrial Fire Precaution Level is a level two, which limits personal woodcutting to those hours after 8 p.m. and ...


  3. Holiday traffic death toll: 3 people die on Oregon roadways, state police sayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | The Oregonian

    ... p.m., a 94-year old woman from Hines died in a single vehicle rollover crash on Steens Mountain Loop Road in Harney County. The woman was using safety restraints. Hastings said last year during the day-longer Fourth of July holiday, 4 people died in ...


  4. 10 best backpacking trips, in Oregon, plus Washington, Colorado, California, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    Waterfall below Wildhorse Lake near the summit of Steens Mountain, Harney County, Oregon.


  5. Help wanted, but applicants must be qualified: Editorial Agenda 2014Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    Health-related jobs are among the most difficult to fill, according to a 2013 survey of Oregon employers.


  6. Public Safety Record: Monday, June 16Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | The La Grande Observer

    ... Avenue Sunday afternoon. A report was taken. Arrested: James Henry Wenke, 30, Wallowa, was arrested on a Harney County warrant charging failure to appear on an original charge of fourth-degree assault. La Grande Fire and Ambulance crews responded to ...


  7. Driver dies after his car crashes in Harney CountyRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Oregonian

    An 86-year-old man died Thursday night when he was ejected from his car after it crashed and then rolled on Oregon 78, Oregon State Police reported.


  8. 2013 Cycle Oregon: Riders gather in John Day for weeklong swing through wide open spacesRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    Cycle Oregon riders will head south from John Day toward Steens Mountain country in Harney County.


  9. 2013 Cycle Oregon: Day two from John Day to BurnsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... a smooth-pavement descent with a welcome tailwind down into Seneca and the Silvies Valley, then crossing into Harney County, across a flat expanse that extended forever with rabbit brush in yellow bloom on the side of the road, and on to the bluffs ...


  10. Off the grid - The disappearance of Dustin SelfRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Bend Bulletin

    / Dylan J. Darling Stonehouse Road, where it links to East Steens Mountain Road in Harney County. In April 2013 a ranch foreman found a missing Oklahoma teen's abandoned pickup 2.5 miles up Steens Mountain on Stonehouse Road. Courtesy Piedmont-Surrey ...


  11. Historic Agreement Signed Today in Eastern Oregon to Benefit Sage...Read the original story

    May 26, 2014 | PRWeb

    The NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative joins the celebration today in the signing of a major conservation agreement with landowners in Harney County, called a Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances.


  12. Portland metro area adds thousands more jobs in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... Across Oregon, jobless rates range from as low as 5.3 percent in Benton County to as high as 11.1 percent in Harney County. The southeast Oregon county is the lone remaining county where rates of unemployment are higher than 11 percent. Still, at ...


  13. Earth to pass through large cloud of debris, expect meteor showers May 23-24Read the original story

    May 13, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... the build up to the annual Perseid meteor shower. The photograph, from the East Rim of Steens Mountain in Harney County, is a 30-second exposure. (Jamie Francis/The Oregonian) Friday and Saturday, May 23-24 could be a big day for meteor observers, ...


  14. Jackson County welcomes the grackleRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Medford Mail Tribune

    ... and they haven't looked back, spreading throughout the southwest. The first was seen in Oregon in 1980 in Harney County. The first in Jackson County was in 2003. In the last year, numbers have increased from the isolated individual to a half dozen ...


  15. Small Business Happenings: Gcap hosting free seminar in May in La GrandeRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | The La Grande Observer

    ... reelected with 3,229 votes. Charles Hofmann of Baker County was reelected with 3,166 votes. Robert Cargill of Harney County was reelected with 2,024 votes, defeating Alfred Hellbusch also of Harney County who received 1,326 votes. Tamstslikt ...


  16. Former Oregon lawmaker Gene Timms dies at 81Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... of the Legislature's powerful budget committee, and was Senate minority leader. "Geno had a heart as big as Harney County," said Dan Lavey , a Portland political and marketing consultant who served as Timms' top aid in the early 1990s. "He was an ...


  17. Portland's economy gains thousands of jobs in March, not enough to chip away at unemployment rateRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... were lower than the U.S. average. Benton and Hood River counties shared the lowest rate, at 5.5 percent. Harney County, meanwhile, had the highest rate of joblessness: 11.3 percent. Portland (Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Yamhill and Columbia ...


  18. Keep the changeRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2014 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... annual production run of 200,000, that fifth wheel and tire will cost about $6 million. I once had a flat in Harney County, so far from civilization, that I would have personally paid the $6 million. But, apparently, CEO bonuses are being threatened ...


  19. No Foolin': April snowstorm hits High DesertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... in eastern Deschutes and Harney counties. One lane of Hwy. 20 reopened late Tuesday morning at milepost 118 in Harney County (23 miles west of Burns) after an earlier crash. ODOT officials warned to expect delays and also to expect snow and winter ...


  20. Unemployment down in Marion, Polk CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    ... employment department, Benton County had Oregon's lowest seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate at 5.3 percent. Harney County, at 11.6 percent, had the highest. These numbers reflect a rise in employment throughout all of the state's regions over ...