Court, Senior Center discuss vision for rental housing

Harney County Senior and Community Services Center Executive Director Angela Lamborn attended the regular meeting of the Harney County Court on May 3 to discuss a request to donate county property to the Senior Center. Harney County Judge Pete Runnels explained that the county acquired the property, which is located on East Monroe Street, through…

Dorthy “Dot” Opie Skinner 1941-2017

  Dorthy “Dot” Opie Skinner, 75, of Crane, passed away May 1. Dot was born July 6, 1941, in Mesa, Ariz. to Henry and Gertrude Thompson Opie. She was the youngest of 13 siblings. She had lost both of her parents by the time she was 5 years old. For the next few years of…

Theodore Lee Savage 1969-2017

Theodore “Ted” Lee Savage passed away April 24 from a heart attack. Ted was born Nov. 28, 1969, to Dennis Lee and Kate Darlene Savage at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Red Bluff, Calif. He grew up in Cottonwood, Calif., and attended Cottonwood grammar school and West Valley High School. After graduation, Ted worked as a…

Memorial service — Earl R. Jones

Earl R. Jones, 68, a former resident of Hines, passed away Jan. 7, 2017, in Coquille. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 19, at the Burns Cemetery.

Michael Kent Brown 1959-2017

  Michael Kent Brown, 57, passed away peacefully April 28, surrounded by close family after his battle with stage 4 melanoma. Michael was born Aug. 9, 1959, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Robert and Annabelle Brown. He was the third of six children. He attended The Dalles High School, graduating in 1978. He was a…

Death notice — Dorothy “Dottie” Elwood

Dorothy “Dottie” Elwood, 78, of Burns passed away April 20 from injuries suffered in a car accident near Brothers. She was cremated, and her ashes, along with the ashes of her husband, Jim, who passed away July 28, 2006, were spread along the Oregon coast.

Campground hosts needed in the BLM’s Burns District

Outdoor recreation and leisure activities are a major part of the American lifestyle, and a definite contributor to the quality of life, health, and economy for thousands of rural communities. Your public lands play a lead role in providing these benefits, making recreation and visitor services a top priority for the Bureau of Land Management…

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