Harney County Newswire

Harney County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Harney County, OR.

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 'Bird nerds' flock to county hot spots this winter - Wednesday, 28 January 2015 09:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | West Linn Tidings

    ... He taught them about birding in class and even took field trips to the Malheur Field Station in Oregon's Harney County. "You don't have to invest a lot of money or time," said Beeson, whose equipment list comprises a pair of binoculars and an ...

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  17. Dear Rep. Tobias ReadRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lake County Examiner Online

    ... h Geological and Environmental Consultant Small Rancher and 4th Generation Oregonian Harney County

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  18. Oregon Beer News, 01/20/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Brew Site

    ... according to the OLCC's most recent report. And of course there's the hops. Roy uses his secret stash of wild Harney County hops in as many of his beers as possible." That bit about the hops interests me particularly - Roy has found wild hops ...

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  19. 'He was really upset and really scared. And then the line went dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... had found human remains near Riddle Creek on Steens Mountain, about 9 miles from where the truck was located, Harney County Sheriff David Glerup said he was sure they belonged to Self. "We had only one missing person up there," he said. Steens ...

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  20. Questions remain in death of Dustin SelfRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | News-Register

    ... had found human remains near Riddle Creek on Steens Mountain, about 9 miles from where the truck was located, Harney County Sheriff David Glerup said he was sure they belonged to Self. "It was a miracle that anyone found him where he was at," said ...

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