Thanking our veterans

  Harney County School District No. 3 students and staff, community members, and local veterans celebrated Veterans Day 2017 with an assembly at Burns High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. The local American Legion Post No. 63 color guard began the day by leading Hines Middle School students on a march to the high school….

Cawlfield briefs court concerning modernization of public health

Public Health Director Jolene Cawlfield attended the Nov. 1 regular meeting of the Harney County Court to provide an overview of public health modernization. Adopted by the Oregon Legislature in 2015, public health modernization is a framework for the state and local public health system that aims to address Oregon’s health problems with a five-year…

Crane loses to Hosanna Christian 40-32

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald The Crane Mustangs’ football season came to a close on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Mustangs played the Hosanna Christian Lions for the quarter final round of the OSAA 1A Football State Championship. The Lions came away with the 40-32 win. The Lions received the opening kickoff and made quick work…

Allan Winfrey Braymen 1933-2017

Allan Winfrey Braymen, 84, a long time Harney County rancher, passed away Nov. 9 at his home on the Braymen Ranch near Burns. Allan was born July 21, 1933, in Page County, Iowa, in the family home at Lone Rock Farm near Shenandoah, Iowa. He was the sixth of 10 children born to Levi Bert…

High Desert Biomass Cooperative buys heating system

On Oct. 6, the High Desert Biomass Cooperative (HDBC) signed the papers to buy out the co-op formed several years ago by Wisewood Energy and Harney Community Energy to provide sustainable heating to Harney County School District (HCSD) No. 3, the Harney County Courthouse, and Symmetry Care. The heating system is up and running and…

‘The Rough & Tumble’ will be rolling into town

  The Chamber Music Society of Harney County will host The Rough & Tumble Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Auditorium, 550 N. Court Ave. in Burns. The Rough & Tumble is a folk band consisting of Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler who hail from Nashville, Tenn. “In their six years as…

Mustang football squad rolls past Arlington/Condon 60-0

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald The Crane Union High School Mustangs breezed past the Arlington/Condon Honkers 60-0, in round one of the 1A state football playoffs, on Saturday, Nov. 4. Miles Maupin punched in a short run to score the first touchdown of the game. Runs by Jacob Dunn, Chase Joyce, and Jay Jay Balowski…

Pearl Irene (McLaren) Sahlberg 1931-2017

Pearl Irene (McLaren) Sahlberg passed away Oct. 27, with her family and friends at her side. Pearl was born July 26, 1931, at the family ranch on Poison Creek to George (Dewey) and Irene McLaren. When she reached school age, she walked or rode her horse to the Poison Creek School before transferring to Burns…

David E. Judy 1949-2017

  David E. Judy, 67, passed away Sept. 14 at St. Charles Hospital in Bend from complications of kidney disease (ESRD) and lung cancer. David was born Dec. 1, 1949, in Burns, at the old hospital, to Frenchy and Thelma (Erickson) Judy. He was a 1968 graduate of Burns Union High School. He went to…

Albert Lee Deiter 1958-2017

Albert Lee Deiter, 59, was found deceased in his home Oct. 17. Albert was born Jan. 3, 1958, to Eugene and Elaine (Williams) Deiter. He was raised in Burns until his junior year when the family moved to Lovelock, Nev., where he graduated from high school in 1976. He joined the U.S. Navy, becoming a…

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