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Today the gas price is close to $3.79 in Condon as of 2023-12-05. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Oregon High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Wheeler County Today - December 2
Wheeler County, Oregon has high school basketball matchups on the schedule today, and the inside scoop on how to watch them is available here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 12:30 PM PT...
Local Blaze Spotlights the Crucial Role of Volunteer Firefighters in Rural Safety
On a recent Saturday night, the quiet of Mitchell was shattered by a significant fire at a property on 201 Doc Hamilton Boulevard. Volunteer fire departments from Mitchell Marion Township and Orange County Rural District 2 were dispatched to the scene at 9:23 p.m., where they encountered a building fully engulfed in flames, following a series of loud explosions. Owned by Taylor Group Properties LLC, the property is located off a gravel road near the Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department. Firefighters toiled for over an hour to subdue the flames, with local police aiding by closing the boulevard to traffic. Miraculously, no injuries were reported, and while the cause of the fire is still under investigation, support from IU Lifeline Ambulance and Duke Energy was invaluable during the crisis. This incident has cast a spotlight on the vital role volunteer firefighters play in ensuring public safety, particularly in rural settings like Mitchell.
Urban Planning and Its Impact on Alternative Housing: Lessons from Rajneeshpuram
The tale of Rajneeshpuram in the 1980s serves as a stark reminder of the challenges alternative housing models face within the realms of urban planning and societal norms. Antelope, Oregon, was a sleepy town until Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh's followers established a commune, causing the population to soar from 50 to over 7,000. The Rajneeshees created an urban infrastructure that included essential city services, but the community's growth was marred by legal controversies and local resistance, leading to its eventual downfall and the transformation of its land into a youth camp.
The Eerie Silence of Shaniko: A Journey Through Oregon's Ghost Town
Nestled in the scenic landscapes outside Condon, Oregon, the ghost town of Shaniko stands as a monument to the capricious nature of prosperity. Once a bustling hub in the early 1900s, Shaniko was the 'Wool Capital of the World,' its warehouses brimming with over 4 million pounds of wool destined for markets far and wide. The advent of a new railway route in 1911 marked the beginning of its decline, leading to its title as 'Oregon’s Ghost Town of the Year' by 1959.
Oregon High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Wheeler County Today - December 1
Is there high school basketball on the agenda today in Wheeler County, Oregon? Of course there is. To make sure you don't miss a play, we offer details on how to watch the games in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs...
Grass Valley: A Historical Tapestry of California's Gold Rush Era
Grass Valley, nestled in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada, is a vibrant testament to California's rich historical heritage. With roots deeply planted in the Gold Rush era, the town was a beacon of prosperity following the discovery of gold at Gold Hill in 1850. As miners flocked to the area, Grass Valley's identity was forged in the depths of mines like the North Star and Empire, which were once the nation's most productive. Today, the Empire Mine State Historic Park allows visitors to marvel at the mining era's remnants, with the Bourne Cottage and park museum offering a peek into the past.
Jefferson County court log
The following items are from Circuit Court sentencing reports. The sentences are for multiple charges, jail of 30 days or more, and felony offenses. November 1 Derrick Michael Brosy, 38, pleaded no contest to second-degree assault constituting domestic violence, a Class B felony, committed on or about July 10, 2020. On Sept. 29, 2020, a jury convicted Brosy of attempting to commit strangulation constituting domestic violence, a Class C/Unclassified felony,...
Central Oregon's Weather Update: Chilly Mornings, Clear Conditions, and Potential Wintry Mix
Get the latest on Central Oregon's local weather with Eric Orin. Expect a chilly morning with temperatures in the teens and 20s, rising to the mid-40s later. Watch out for potential black ice on the roads and a possible wintry mix by the end of the week.
Long Creek School will help NFJDWC grow native plants for restoration
LONG CREEK – North Fork John Day Watershed Council Executive Director Kristen Walz was on KJDY’s Coffee Time Monday morning, and mentioned that the council have partnered with Long Creek School to produce some of the hard-to-acquire native plants that are used on local restoration projects:. “We’ve got...
New rules make guest house units possible
As Ronnie Wilson built his vacation home in the Three Rivers Recreation Area his plans included extending his garage with a guest room. When he went to the county for permits, he hit a roadblock. “They said I couldn’t have a habitable area in an accessory structure,” Wilson said. Turns out a lot of those...
The Ghost Town Revival: Dale's Transformation from Abandoned Past to Hopeful Future
Once echoing with the clatter of mining activity, Dale stood as a stark reminder of times gone by, its empty buildings and silent streets defining its ghost town status. Yet, a change is underway in this relic of the American West. Spearheaded by tenacious locals and invigorated by newcomers, Dale is experiencing a resurgence, a renaissance of its former vibrancy. This initiative goes beyond mere restoration; it's a profound transformation, turning the desolate into a symbol of heritage and hope, where the old meets the new in a dance of rural resilience and community revitalization.
Central Oregon cities, counties grew in 2023
The city of Metolius has reached a milestone, surpassing 1,000 people. According to the Portland State University preliminary 2023 population figures, Metolius grew from 987 in 2022 to 1,005 in 2023. The PSU Center for Population Studies released their preliminary 2023 report to municipalities in late November. A final version of the study is expected out at the end of December. ...
Oregon's first Tribal Affairs Director has Warm Springs ties
Shana McConville Radford of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation will join Gov. Tina Kotek’s administration as Oregon’s first tribal affairs director. McConville Radford, 39, had served as deputy director of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation since May 2022. “The tribal affairs director role is an unprecedented role in the governor’s office,” Kotek spokesperson Anca Matica said in an email. “The governor’s top priority for...
BMHD ambulance will make an educational trip to Dayville School
DAYVILLE SCHOOL – Dayville School Superintendent Dr. Davida was in the newsroom recently, and explained that the students have an activity coming up that will give them a closer look into emergency services:. “Our ambulance from John Day is taking a trip out to us on December 11th. This...
Hiring Blitz For Crook Co. Bus Drivers
PRINEVILLE, OR -- Crook County Schools is trying to avoid a future bus driver shortage. The district’s Jason Carr says they have enough for now, but they anticipate several retirements. CCSD also needs more substitutes to cover other drivers’ time off. Carr tells KBND News drivers enjoy building...
Music academy brings a joyful noise
The halls of the Madras United Methodist Church are often filled after school with a chorus of people learning and exploring music. The Joyful Noise music academy is held there quarterly, offering classes to people of all ages in singing, piano, guitar, ukulele, drums and more. The music school was started by Jill Plant, who teaches music for Mariposa dual language school and serves as a deacon for the church. She started the program out of a love for music, and a desire to bring...
One Class at a Time: Culver School District classes offer hands-on learning opportunities
This month, Bola Gbadebo visits the Culver School District, to highlight the importance of the Academic Success Club and science classes at Culver High School, as well as a second-grade class focused on medieval themes. Mid Oregon Credit Union is providing this month's One Class at a Time recipients a sum of $1,000. The post One Class at a Time: Culver School District classes offer hands-on learning opportunities appeared first on KTVZ.
The Long Creek Rodeo: A Cultural Spectacle of Western Heritage
Once a year, the tranquil town of Long Creek bursts into life, hosting a rodeo that's become the heartbeat of the community and a magnet for visitors from all over. The Long Creek Rodeo is not just an event; it’s a cultural phenomenon that encapsulates the daring spirit of the American West. The annual gathering brims with the heart-stopping thrills of bull riding and the swift precision of barrel racing, traditions that trace back to the vaqueros and Spanish ranching.
Holiday Markets and Scout Troop Christmas Tree Sale Kick Off in Central Oregon
Discover the festive offerings at two holiday markets in Central Oregon, featuring local vendors selling unique gifts. Also, join Scout Troop 90 in their annual Christmas tree sale, with proceeds funding their summer adventures. Don't miss the upcoming market at Juniper Preserve on December 17th!