Court updated about available veterans services

Veterans Service Officer Guy McKay attended the regular meeting of the Harney County Court on Feb. 15 to present a quarterly report and discuss veterans programs. McKay also updated the court regarding legislative action concerning veterans and veteran issues and provided copies of House Concurrent Resolution 6. The resolution recognizes and honors Lance Cpl. Dale…

Hines council discusses Police Reserve program and appoints president, budget officer

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Hines Common Council on Tuesday, Feb. 14, the council discussed the Police Reserve Program and appointed a council president and budget officer. ••• Councilor Diane Rapaport was elected as the council president. She was nominated by Rod Bennett and elected unanimously. City Administrator…

Crane girls win district title

Lady Mustangs to host state playoff game on Saturday, Feb. 25 by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald On Saturday, Feb. 18, the Lady Mustangs battled the Adrian Antelopes for the High Desert League (HDL) District Championship. The Mustangs, who had previously lost two games to the Antelopes, came away with the win, 56-51. Claire Hammond, of…

Valeria Hirschler Eggleston 1920 – 2017

Valeria Eggleston passed away Feb. 16 in Golden, Colo. She was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Kilgore, Neb., to Paul G. and Olga A. Hirschler. Valeria grew up primarily in Des Moines, Iowa, and attended schools around the country, as her father was in the Civilian Conservation Corps. She met her lifetime partner and love,…

Burns to have streets analyzed

At the regularly scheduled Burns City Council meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8, the council approved a motion directing City Manager (CM) Dauna Wensenk to solicit for engineering fees for a street analysis. The street analysis would describe the condition of the city’s streets and identify an estimated funding amount required to repair, maintain, and improve…

Million page challenge returns

Who are the biggest readers in the land? If history is any guide, it’s Team Harney/Lake in the 2017 Million Page Challenge! Harney County Library is again teaming up with Lake County Library District to take on Hood River County Library District and Pendleton Public Library in a three-way race to see which library’s patrons…

Mustang wrestlers take fourth at Halfway

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald The Crane Union High School wrestling team traveled to Halfway to take part in the Pine Eagle Invitational. The Mustangs placed fourth out of fourteen teams. Sam Williams placed first in the 220-pound weight class, and pinned all three of his opponents. William Johnson received a second-place medal in the…

Dixie Dimple Runnels 1920-2016

  Dixie Dimple Runnels passed away peacefully Nov. 21 at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, who were by her side. Dixie was born April 26, 1920, to William Henry Johnson and Nellie B. Josephine Roberts Johnson in Uniform, Ala. She was the 11th of 12 children. Dixie graduated from Poplarville, Miss. Junior High…

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