Angel Carpenter

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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.


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

Highway 395 opens with pilot car assistance

- Highway 395 opens up to traffic Saturday, Aug. 22, with assistance of a pilot car.

Grant County friends, volunteers, here to help

- People affected by the fire can seek assistance from local volunteers.

Airman loses shop to fire

- James and Judy Dunn lose shop to fire.

Retirees find home is safe, and the cat

- Julie and Dennis Reynolds find their home untouched by fire.

Berry Creek Ranch home saved

- Homeowner lauds firefighters for hard work.

Friends save home in the middle of fire

- Sam Palmer and Tad Houpt recount the day of the fire.

Fire roars through canyon like a locomotive

- Dean and Betty Elliott describe their loss of everything to the devastating fire.

New PCS super leads school July 1

- Prairie City School's new superintendent/principal begins full time on July 1.

‘Grand Ol’ Flag’ waves in Prairie

- Prairie City holds 'grand' Fourth of July celebration.

‘An Apocalypse’

- Crowd attends community meeting for update on Canyon Creek Complex.

Shelter provides for evacuees, friends, neighbors

- American Red Cross shelter serves evacuees, and their friends and neighbors.

Emotions still raw as residents recall fire loss

- Crowd attends community meeting for update on Canyon Creek Complex.

Special Olympians compete with heart at Summer Games

- Special Olympians compete at Newberg Summer State Games.

Facing the fire

- Jessica Pfister enjoys her challenging career as a member of the Malheur Rappel crew.

Youth compete at Cowkids Rodeo

- Cowkids Rodeo has another successful run.

Dayville alumnus is NCAA All-American in javelin

- Justin Larson's javelin still flies at Western Oregon University.

Track event takes two athletes across the globe

- Local athletes travel overseas for track and field event.

GU middle school girls are tops in track

- Middle school girls go the distance in track and field.

Track athlete prepares for Junior Olympics

- Monument's Sophia Pettit qualifies for Junior Olympics.

Prospectors face Rams in first-round state

- Grant Union prepares for state playoff game against Regis.

Lady Pros lose tough district battle to Huskies

- Lady Prospectors end their season in Elgin at district playoff game.

Special Olympians find joy in competing

- Special Olympians have fun competing at Regional Summer Games.

Safety first: students hone firearm-handling skills

- Hunters education students learn the importance of firearm safety.

Amy Black is back at hoops

- Amy Black plays in All-Star Tourney with plans to continue basketball path.

Golf scramblers highlight fun in CASA fundraiser

- Golf scramble raises record amount for children served by CASA.

Junior golfers give their best shot

- A six-day junior golf camp teaches lessons in the basics.

Youth golf starts June 23

- Youth can learn the ins and outs of golf with coach Ron Lundbom's Junior Golf lessons.

Fair parade goes country

- Youth are the highlight of the Grant County Fair Parade.

Grand show of talents take center stage

- Talent Search contestants take the spotlight at packed grandstands.

Rodeo tradition continues at Grant County Fair

- Grant County Rodeo packs stands for exciting NPRA action.

Sheriff’s office acquires vehicle, training

- Sheriff's Office receives equipment and training to deal with emergency responses.

Public listening sessions scheduled

- The Forest Service will hold three more public listening sessions concerning the stewardship contract and grazing.

Exchanging ideas and culture

- Chinese students enjoy three-week stay with local families.

Kruzers car show brings out the best

- Four-wheeled favorites from the past shine at 20th Annual Grant County Kruzers Car Show.

John Day Sea Dragons rise to second at district

- The John Day Swim Team wins second place at East Cascade District Meet.

Art winners brush the Fossil Beds landscape

- Two Grant County residents among Fossil Beds art contest winners.

Geocaching 101: On the hunt for fun

- A family see new sights with geocaching phone app.

Track event takes two athletes across the globe

- Local athletes travel overseas for track and field event.