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Quilters display colors, patterns, memories

Visitors from near and far admired the workmanship shown in 101 quilts on display in John Day at the 17th annual Grant County Quilt Show.

The exhibition is presented by the Grant County Piecemakers Quilting Guild with a lot of volunteer help,...

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Elks buddies make a catch
Elks buddies make a catch

It was a fine day for fishing at the fifth annual Elks Buddy Fishing Day May 5 at Gail and Shirley Enright’s Mt. Vernon ranch.

The event pairs up members of the John Day Elks Lodge and other volunteers with invited students from Grant...

Prairie City Students of the Month
Prairie City Students of the Month
Freshman Rilee Emmel and junior Mariah McClung were named Students of the Month for Prairie City School for April.
Local graduation dates and last days of school

Prairie City graduation is 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, and last day of school is Friday, June 2, for a half day.

Dayville graduation is 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, and last day of school is Wednesday, June 7.

Monument graduation is 1 p.m.

Berry earns doctorate at Boise State
Berry earns doctorate at Boise State

Lisa Janine (Lino) Berry earned a doctorate in educational technology on Thursday, May 8, from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. Her thesis was “Using Learning Analytics to Predict Success in Online and Face to Face Learning...

Mt. Vernon goat gives birth to five kids
Mt. Vernon goat gives birth to five kids

Mt. Vernon residents Gregg and Betty Starr are retired and have grown children, but they also have 11 “kids” at home — baby goats, that is.

One of their adult female Boer goats, named Blondie, recently gave the Starrs a...

Dayville students make waves at Coast and Capitol
Dayville students make waves at Coast and Capitol

It was a time of learning mixed with fun for seven Dayville High School students who traveled April 24 through 25 to the Oregon Coast and the State Capitol.

The first stop for the teachers and students was in Newport at the Oregon Coast Aquarium...

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Stories from 100 years of the Blue Mountain Eagle archives.
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Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
Grant County spelling whizzes compete
Grant County spelling whizzes compete

Spellers from all corners of the county competed at this year’s Grant Education Service District County Spelling Contest held Thursday, April 27, at the John Day Elks Lodge No. 1824.

There were 45 students from the five Grant County...

Grant Union clarinetist places 5th at state
Grant Union clarinetist places 5th at state

Poppy Days are May 18-20
Poppy Days are May 18-20

National Poppy Day is Friday, May 26, and the red American Legion Auxiliary paper poppies will be available by donation locally Thursday through Saturday, May 18-20, at Chester’s Thriftway in John Day. The poppies are worn to honor the fallen...

County teens learn health, safety, positivity
County teens learn health, safety, positivity
Teens from five Grant County schools have fun while learning health lessons.
Out of the Past
Out of the Past
Stories from 100 years of the Blue Mountain Eagle archives.
What’s Happening
What’s Happening
See What's Happening in Grant County.
Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
Grant Union Students of the Month — March
Grant Union Students of the Month — March

Figaro’s owner awards grants
Figaro’s owner awards grants

Third book in Strawberry Mountain Series released
Third book in Strawberry Mountain Series released

The third book in the Strawberry Mountain Series, “Eddie,” is now available.

Jane Meador Nagler, who writes historical fiction as Jae Carvel, uses the upper John Day Valley as the setting for the series. Her writings are inspired...

Local artists display talent
Local artists display talent

Powell, Johnson recognized as inspirational teachers
Powell, Johnson recognized as inspirational teachers
Dayville teachers nominated by former students.
‘Music, Food of Love’
‘Music, Food of Love’

Three choirs, flute and string ensembles and a youth guitar group took center stage Friday evening at the United Methodist Church in John Day.

A crowd of about 60 attended the “Music, Food of Love” concert, presented by the Grant...

Grant County Seniors
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Out of the Past
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Stories from 100 years of the Blue Mountain Eagle archives.

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Quilters display colors, patterns, memories

Visitors from near and far admired the workmanship shown in 101 quilts on display in John Day at the 17th annual Grant County Quilt...

Elks buddies make a catch

It was a fine day for fishing at the fifth annual Elks Buddy Fishing Day May 5 at Gail and Shirley Enright’s Mt. Vernon ranch.

The...

Local graduation dates and last days of school
Berry earns doctorate at Boise State
Mt. Vernon goat gives birth to five kids

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Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
Grant County Seniors
Grant County Seniors