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Poppy days are May 17-19
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Poppy days are May 17-19

American Legion Auxiliary members will have a poppy booth at Chester’s Thriftway in John Day Thursday through Saturday, May 17-19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

The paper poppies are handmade by veterans and can be worn to honor the...

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Master spellers compete
Master spellers compete
Grant County students in grades 1 through 12 compete at local spelling bee.
Teen Health Fair mixes fun with education
Teen Health Fair mixes fun with education
Students learn to better manage stress.
37 local musicians perform ‘Epic’ concert
37 local musicians perform ‘Epic’ concert
Director passes torch to new leaders of Youth Arts Program
Crashed car display shows aftermath of drunk driving
Crashed car display shows aftermath of drunk driving

A mangled car on display at the Grant Union Junior-Senior High School parking lot through Friday, May 4, shows what can happen when driving impaired.

Julio Alberto Hernandez of Weiser, Idaho, was just 18 when he died on March 15, 2009, after...

Ag mechanics students test skills at Grant Union
Ag mechanics students test skills at Grant Union
20 students from seven schools participate.
BMH scholarship applications due Friday for health care hopefuls

Scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a health care major for an associate or bachelor’s degree, said Foundation & Public Relations Director Jena Knowles. Applications are due Friday, May 4.

Knowles said the scholarships...

Prairie City students visit Oregon Coast
Prairie City students visit Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Aquarium visits Prairie City.
Grant Union Students of the Month — March
Grant Union Students of the Month — March

Dayville students shine in “World Life Experience” performance
Dayville students shine in “World Life Experience” performance

Dayville students will take the spotlight at the school at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in a theatrical performance “World Life Experience” using puppetry and black lights to bring a colorful array of animals to life through movement and...

Thomas named to Central Oregon dean’s list

Maya Thomas of Kimberly has been named to the 2018 winter term dean’s list at Central Oregon Community College. Thomas, who is studying human development and family services, earned a grade-point average of 3.6 or better while taking at least...

Kids create at family STEM event
Kids create at family STEM event

A family STEM night at Humbolt Elementary drew about 200 people to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through fun activities.

Each child, from preschool age through fifth grade, received a passport to check off as they visited...

Healthy ’n’ Fit for life
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Students learn healthy habits at day camp.
Humbolt students raise fish eggs to fry
Humbolt students raise fish eggs to fry

Humbolt Elementary fifth-graders enjoyed a hands-on biology lesson, spending a few weeks to hatch fish eggs in their classrooms.

The Fish Egg to Fry Program, provided by the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, is an educational resource to...

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