Angel Carpenter

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McDonald’s restaurant closes Oct. 31

- McDonald's of John Day restaurant will be closing at the end of the month.

Two schools take on mud at XC Scamper course

- Two Grant Union schools compete at the 39th Annual Catherine Creek Scamper.

Prospectors take down Outlaws at GU field

- Prospectors wrangle with Outlaws for win at Three Flags Field.

Program instructs to reduce football concussions

- County teams incorporate new Heads Up Football program to reduce concussion risks.

Parks and Rec rolls out new additions in JD

- New additions coming to Seventh Street Complex in John Day.

Bright colors spotlight Domestic Violence Awareness Month

- Nearly 100 participate in Color Me Free Fun Run to honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Tigers strong in face of challenges

- The Dayville/Monument Tigers are working hard as they improve this football season.

Grant County sports round-up

- Grant County athletes keep busy schedules at home and on the road.

Ladies, and gents, swing for the cure

- Golfers rally in support of those affected by breast cancer.

Runners make strides in records

- Grant Union's cross country athletes take on Gut Buster hill in Milton-Freewater.

Former players to take on football field

- Football fundraiser will bring memories of the good ol' days.

A call to action


CANYON CITY – The American Red Cross is looking for a few good volunteers.

A training meeting to learn more about becoming a Red Cross volunteer will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Grant School D...

Lake Creek receives award from National Guard

- The Oregon National Guard presents an award to Lake Creek Camp hosts.

Panther/Bulls rumble in Dayville

- Panther/Bulls take win at Tiger field.

Lady Tigers take on Bulls and Panthers at home court

- Dayville/Monument Lady Tigers split wins at home court.

Lady Pros take loss in stride

- Grant Union follows loss with two sweeps at home court.

Monument runners put best foot forward

- Monument's cross country runners take on Nike Portland meet; GU runs time trials.

Youth rodeo athletes rope in fun, awards

- Cinnabar Mountain Playdays youth compete at the Grant County Fairgrounds rodeo arena.

Panthers attack volleyball season

- Unity and fundamentals are helping Panther team gain steam.

High school sports round up

- Grant County teams travel for weekend games – here's the scoop.

GU golfer swings Down Under

- GU student Nathan Gehley had a summer golfing vacation to remember.

Lady Bulls rope in first win

- Burnt River Bulls rope in win at home court over Ukiah/Long Creek.

Chamber installation dinner draws a crowd

- Large crowd turns out for Grant County Chamber installation meeting.

Top-ranked GU team sets goals high

- Seasoned Prospector volleyball team brings intensity and chemistry to the 2015 season.

Lady Tigers rally for win over Honkers

- Lady Tigers fight for win at home court.

Panthers finish week 2-2 in matches

- Prairie City Lady Panthers' busy schedule includes two wins and two losses last week.

Grant Union falls to tough Heppner team

- Grant Union suffers loss at home field.

Honkers take wind out of Tiger sails

- The Tigers defeat in sweltering home game.

Two schools take on mud at XC Scamper course

- Two Grant Union schools compete at the 39th Annual Catherine Creek Scamper.

Spaghetti dinner feeds and gives

- Dayville School students serve a meal with heart, and donate funds to those in need.

GU takes come-from-behind victory in Athena

- Grant Union fights for win at Athena football field.

Grant Union ‘kills it’ at Heppner tourney

- Grant Union takes victory at Heppner volleyball invitational.

Panther/Bulls hopeful for winning combination on the field

- The Prairie City and Burnt River are joining forces in football this year.

Tigers start football with a bang

- Dayville/Monument football team takes victory in tough circumstances against Alsea.

Panther/Bulls drop season opener

- The Panther/Bulls get their feet wet with their first football game of the season.

The day Grant County firefighters battled their ‘Katrina’

- Firefighters Matt Turner and Charlie Caughlin recall their experiences on the Canyon Creek Complex fire.

Prairie City is off to a strong volleyball start

- The Prairie City volleyball team is off to a roaring start.

Local singer aspires be an ‘American Idol’

- Budding artist says she's ready for a chance to be the next "American Idol."

HAY FEVER rolls into town

- Donations of 250 tons of hay roll in to town for displaced livestock.

Grant County sports teams get into fall action

- Here's what's happening in Grant County sports.

Young Tiger team sets goals high

- Dayville/Monument Tigers are young, but hopeful for good season.

GU takes tourney by storm

- Grant Union goes undefeated and claims tourney title at home invitational.

Sharing ‘Love on a Leash’

- Therapy dogs bring healing to fireline.

Educators share priorities for school year

- Grant School District No. 3 administrators – three of them in new positions – share their priorities for the school year.

Grant Union takes tourney by storm

- Grant Union wins their home town tournament.

Couple find memories in fire’s rubble

- Mike and Sherry Dress say they'll stay in the community they've called home for over 30 years.

Firefighters join 6-year-old’s celebration

- Young girls shares birthday cupcakes with firefighters.

Sports community rallies around wildfire victims

- Basketball coaches from Heppner, Irrigon, and Weston-McEwen have put together an effort to help current Grant Union basketball coach Steve Speth and his family after his family's home was destroyed by the fires in John Day.


- Grant County athletes are warming up for an exciting sports season, starting this week.

Wildlife move out of fire-torched areas

- ODFW district biologist reports on the state of wildlife; also, hunting season remains open.