Harney County Newswire

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  1. Keep the changeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Apr 2 | 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 ...

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

    Monday Mar 24 | 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 ...

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  4. Flood insurance worries hit Oregon high desertRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... happen, all those homes you're talking about? Probably not sellable," said Steven Grasty, a top official in Harney County. "You're probably talking about premiums that are higher than a house payment would be. So who's going to do that?" FEMA and ...

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  5. Unemployment rates still twice as high in some Oregon counties as othersRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | The Oregonian

    ... down just one-tenth of a percentage point between January and February, from 7.0 percent in to 6.9 percent. Harney County, in south-central Oregon, held the highest unemployment rate, at 11.6 percent, in February. Benton County, in the central ...

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  6. Unemployment in Portland: Jobless rate holds steady even as hiring lagsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | The Oregonian

    ... varies widely from county to county, from as low as 5.3 percent in Benton County to as high as 11.6 percent in Harney County. Portland (Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Yamhill and Columbia counties; Skamania and Clark counties in Washington): 6.4 ...

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  7. Public Safety Record: Monday, March 17Read the original story

    Monday Mar 17 | The La Grande Observer

    ... ndangering the welfare of a minor. Arrested: George Michael Price, 37, unknown address, was arrested Sunday by Harney County on a Union County warrant charging failure to appear on an original charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants.

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  8. Man plans suit over American Indian mascot billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    ... of the state's nine recognized tribes can OK an image or name. So if, for instance, Burns High School (in Harney County) wants to use an image and the Burns Paiute Tribe rejects it, the school could then ask the Siletz to use their image and if ...

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  9. Which county has the highest unemployment rate in Oregon?Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... areas. Click on your county in the map above to see how it and its neighbors kicked off the new year. Harney County, in south-central Oregon, registered 11.6 percent unemployment in January -- the same as it was in December. Neighboring Crook County ...

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  10. Unemployment rate in Portland falls to new 5-year low in JanuaryRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... in January. Rates of joblessness vary across the state from 5.3 percent in Benton County to 11.6 percent in Harney County. Unemployment rates are falling in part because more people are leaving the workforce, for good reasons (i.e. retirement) and ...

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  11. Judges rule sentence too lenient for rancher and sonRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said U.S. District Judge Michael Hogan illegally sentenced the Harney County pair to terms below the five-year minimum established by Congress, The Oregonian newspaper reported. 'A minimum sentence ...

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  12. Harney County rancher and son sentenced too lightly for arson convictions, federal appeals panel saysRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... Judge Michael Hogan illegally sentenced the father and son of the prominent Hammond ranching family in Harney County to terms below the five-year minimum. "A minimum sentence mandated by statute is not a suggestion that courts have discretion to ...

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  13. Lawrence James (Larry) PointereRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | Lake County Examiner Online

    ... worked on ranches, such as the Pit River Ranch, Secret Valley ranch in Lassen County, Diamond Valley Ranch in Harney County and the Lane Ranch in Silver Lake. He was also a logger and timber faller. For a while Larry was married to Frankie ...

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  14. OTEC Board of Director nominees announcedRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | The La Grande Observer

    ... for OTEC Board of Director position no. 2, Baker County: Charles Hofmann. The nominating committee for Harney County (Peggy Asmussen, Ethel Bossout, and Mike Choate) met and nominated the following individual for OTEC Board of Director position no. ...

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  15. Which Oregon county has the lowest unemployment rate?Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... year. Unemployment rates varied in December from 5.3 percent in Benton County to as high as 11.6 percent in Harney County. Counties shaded in green have the lowest level of joblessness, while counties shaded in red have the highest. Click on each ...

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  16. Unemployment falls in Portland as regional hiring picks up in DecemberRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... and counties face much higher rates of unemployment, and seven counties still face double-digit unemployment. Harney County reported the highest unemployment rate in December, at 11.6 percent. Benton County had the lowest mark, at 5.3 percent. ...

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  17. Burns, Oregon's first brewery: Steens Mountain BrewingRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2014 | The Brew Site

    ... - until now. Steens Mountain Brewing Company is setting up shop in the city of Burns , the largest town in Harney County with a population of about 2800. Burns sits at the junction of Highway 20 and Highway 395, and with its neighboring town of ...

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  18. Judge rejects bid to stop Oregon coyote-killing contestRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | KOMO News

    The hunt will go on. A Harney County judge on Friday rejected an attempt to postpone a coyote-killing contest scheduled for this weekend in the high desert of southeastern Oregon.

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  19. Judge rejects bid to stop coyote-killing contestRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2014 | The Times Leader

    A Harney County judge on Friday rejected an attempt to postpone a coyote-killing contest scheduled for this weekend in the high desert of southeastern Oregon.

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  20. Eastern Oregon judge: Coyote-killing contest can proceed this weekendRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... Oregon, despite protests from an animal-rights group. (Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation) A judge in Harney County has rejected an attempt to postpone a coyote-killing contest that's scheduled for this weekend. The Animal Legal Defense Fund ...

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