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Wildfire softball girls win District 3 Tourney

- The Grant County Wildfire 9-10-11 and Lady Pros 18U teams compete in busy summer schedule.

Engle named Regional Teacher of the Year

- Monument educator will be considered for statewide award.

‘Cars for a Cause’ show to shine at fairgrounds

- Local student plans car show for senior project.

Family Fun Day is a hit for young and old

- Attendance ‘great’ this year.

Happy trails at the Cinnabar Mountain Playdays rodeo

- Patriot Days theme celebrated.

Local spikers will compete on national stage at AAU championships

- Gold Diggers’ regional win a ‘Cinderella’ story

Going for gold: 44 participate in Gold Rush Run & Walk

- 2018 Gold Rush Run & Walk results.

Celebration dinner marks 140 years of Kam Wah Chung

- Guest speakers include former first lady Mary Oberst.

High school artists celebrate Kam Wah Chung anniversary


The Friends of Kam Wah Chung held a poster contest in celebration of Kam Wah Chung & Co.’s 140th anniversary.

Fifteen Grant Union student entries were received and voted on by members of the board of dir...

Patriotism shown at 18th Annual Grant County Quilt Show

- Quilt show continues Saturday.

4-H sharpshooters will head to state competition

- A John Day 4-H shooting sports group will compete at the state level in Albany.

Whiskey Gulch Gang rides again

- Carl Lino is ’62 Days grand marshal

Grant Union posts stellar sports year

- 11 of the school’s teams qualified for state.

Hallgarth selected as Prairie City School superintendent

- Humbolt sixth-grade teacher moving to administration.

Aviation day inspires youths


A host of volunteers welcomed 117 elementary students, mostly sixth-graders, from five county schools to an aviation field day Thursday at the Grant County Regional Airport in John Day.

The students from Humbolt, S...

Organize. Decorate. Relax.


The sun is shining, flowers are blooming and the bees are buzzing.

All the telltale signs of the changing seasons may cause one to open the curtains and launch into some spring cleaning.

Whether you need home...

Grant Union boys end season at state playoffs

- Grant Union’s baseball season ends, and head coach resigns due to work schedule.

Musicians present ‘super’ talents at spring concert


Grant Union School District 3 music director Lori Hart led the junior high and high school bands and combined choir in a May 22 spring concert.

The focus was on superheroes, with songs from movies such as “T...

Season of success ends at softball quarterfinal

- The Lady Pros suffer a heartbreaking 1-point loss to Clatskanie.

Pros girls grind out 6-0 state playoff victory over Pirates

- Prospector girls will host Clatskanie at 3 p.m. Friday in John Day for state quarterfinal round.

Superintendent for Grant School District leaving for Tillamook in July


Changes at Grant School District 3 are on the horizon as Superintendent Curt Shelley resigns at the end of the school year, and several other positions at the school district open up.

Shelley has accepted a positio...

Grant Union golfers DQ’ed at state tournament

- 12 golfers tee off from incorrect hole at No. 13.

District champs will host softball state playoff game

- Prospector softball team will host a state playoff game on Wednesday after defeating the Cubs.

1A track results: Burke places third in high jump

- Thomas places fifth in 1,500

Grant Union boys to face Reedsport in state playoff

- The Grant Union boys baseball team defeats Elgin 8-1 to advance to state playoffs.

Statebound: Grant Union girls three-peat as Wapiti track champs

- Twelve Grant Union athletes will compete at track and field state championships.

Grant Union boys face Elgin for 3rd to state Thursday

- Pros advance after 8-7 win over Mustangs.

Grant Union softball wins district title

- Prospector girls host playoff Friday

Four Grant County 1A track athletes earn trip to state

- Emerson, Thomas, Burke, Camarena move on.

Elementary youths learn at Health and Safety Fair

- Youths from five Grant County schools learn about safe and healthy choices.

Enrights host final Elks Fishing Buddies event

- Elementary students and John Day Elks Lodge volunteers enjoy day of fishing together in Mt. Vernon.

Grant Union boys golf team earns trip to state

- Prospectors place second at district tournament

Grant Union hosts Heppner Friday in baseball playoff


The Grant Union Prospector baseball team will host the Heppner Mustangs at 4 p.m. Friday in John Day for a Special District 6 playoff game.

On Tuesday, the Pilot Rock Rockets beat the Elgin Huskies, giving the Pros...

Master spellers compete

- Grant County students in grades 1 through 12 compete at local spelling bee.

Teen Health Fair mixes fun with education

- Students learn to better manage stress.

37 local musicians perform ‘Epic’ concert

- Director passes torch to new leaders of Youth Arts Program

Strutting and striding for Blue Mountain Hospice

- Runners, walkers and bicyclists lace up for special event.

Local teams prep for districts at Grant Union Invitational


Prospector Cameron Hallgarth outdid himself Friday, setting personal records in javelin, discus and shot put at the Grant Union Invitational in John Day.

He placed first in javelin, with a throw of 152-06.50, and f...

It’s not over: Grant Union on to district playoffs

- Pros sweep Union 3-0.

Prairie City track team picks up the pace

- Prairie City boys and girls place second at the High Desert League home meet on Thursday.

Ag mechanics students test skills at Grant Union

- 20 students from seven schools participate.

Prairie City students visit Oregon Coast

- Oregon Coast Aquarium visits Prairie City.

Grant Union rolls on to 8-game win streak

- Girls ranked sixth in the state

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 animal...