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Grant James Center will provide substance use, mental health treatment

Licensed June 12, the Grant James Center (GJC) is preparing to accept clients. Located at 705 Hwy. 20 S. in Hines, the 22-bed residential facility will provide individual and group substance use and mental health therapy for adult males. Craig LaFollette — who is the GJC chief executive officer, owner, and founder — stated that…

Oard’s Gallery: Serving Harney County for 135 years, three generations

  If you travel east from Burns on Highway 20, you’re bound to discover Oard’s Gallery in Buchanan. “We’re the center of the action,” owner Sheila Oard said, explaining that the gallery is located 23 miles from Burns, 22 miles from Drewsey, and 18 miles from Crane. In addition to art and jewelery, the broad-based…

Small mill fills niche in local lumber market

  The aim of any business is to fill a niche in the market place, and one of the newest players in the wood products industry is Harney Forest Products, LLC of Burns. Dave Clelland and his wife, Dana, are co-owners in the business that began last February by selling firewood at their location at…

Crossroad Ranch to offer equine therapy

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald When Jennifer Williams’ son, Arly, was injured in a car accident on Jan. 1, 2014, she knew she had to do something to help others who had experienced similar trauma. The dream of Crossroads Ranch was born. Located at the end of South Broadway Ave., in the former Farm Supply…

New acupuncturist booking appointments in Burns

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald Hiroki Ide is the new acupuncturist at Kiger West Acupuncture on 229 N. Egan in Burns. Ide was born and raised in Osaka, Japan, and learned acupuncture from his grandfather, who is blind. Ide explained that, traditionally, acupuncture and body work were considered “blind professions” because sight is not a…

Martial Arts America under new ownership

  Josh Ward took the reins as owner and lead instructor of Martial Arts America, located at 405 N. Broadway Ave. in Burns, Thursday, Sept. 1. Ward, who is now a black belt, has been taking Taekwondo classes at the martial arts studio since a few months after Evan Franulovich opened it in 2010. He…

Gem Air offers overnight freight service

  Unbeknownst to many Harney County residents, Gem Air now provides overnight freight service to and from the Burns and Boise airports throughout the week. Greg Sovkoplas, the pilot for Gem Air, said the service is a United Parcel Service (UPS) route that began this past spring. The plane arrives at the Burns Municipal airport…

Blue Sage Boutique offers rustic, feminine style

  With the addition of Blue Sage Boutique, the corner of Sewell’s Taxidermy, located at 1301 Hines Blvd. in Burns, has been infused with a bit of feminine flair. “We needed something for the women to do while the guys are telling their hunting stories for the 15 millionth time,” LaurelLynne Sewell joked. After four…

Renaissance Medispa offers rejuvenation

  “People work pretty hard in their everyday lives, so if they take time to rejuvenate themselves, it will keep them feeling younger and healthier longer,” Zoe Thompson said. Thompson, who is a cosmetic registered nurse, owns Renaissance Medispa LLC with her husband, Todd. The medispa is located inside Studio 20 at 1326 Hines Blvd….

Robin’s Closet opens in downtown Burns

Boutique offers array of ladies’ clothing options As a child, Robin Christy was the kind of girl who liked to play dress up, and her passion for fashion continued into her adult life. “I love to dress people. I love it when they give me that opportunity,” she said. The owner of Robin’s Closet, located…

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