Angel Carpenter

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‘Happy Birthday to you’ — John Day resident turns 100 years ‘young’

- Tuesday, March 28, is ‘Bernice McPheeters Burdick Day’ as she celebrates the 100 year mark.

Panther track team aims for state

- Prairie City track and field team has a new leader at the helm.

Scientific discoveries shared at Grant Union Science Fair

- Field of 13 Grant Union students explain their scientific process to judges.

Music in the air at Grant Union

- Grant Union students brighten stage with music.

Sports Roundup


Grant Union Gold ends season with state performance

Although they didn’t win a trophy, Grant Union Gold dance team members said they had a positive experience at last week’s 4A-1A OSAA Dance and Drill...

Grant Union junior selected for D.C. trip


Grant Union junior Annie Wall will pack her bags in June for an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., courtesy of Oregon Trail Electric Co-op.

Wall will join three other Eastern Oregon high school students fo...

AG DAY: Young family enjoys ranching lifestyle

- Dayville couple says ranch life teaches their children important lessons.

Lady Prospectors blast Honkers

- The Grant Union Lady Prospectors win 12-2 in home opener.

Grant Union wins 8-7 squeaker over Lakeview

- Prospector baseball team takes 1-point win over Honkers at Malone Field.

Prospectors fall in season opener against Burns

- The 2A Grant Union Prospectors warm up for the season in first game against 3A Burns.

‘Be grace. Be power.’

- Dancers shine at Spring Showcase recital.

Grant Union fields full golf team

- The Grant Union golf team practices for their first outing on Friday.

Experienced softball team aims for league championship

- Head coach DeAnna Nash said her softball team is a hard-working group.

Special Olympians arrest officers in basketball showdown

- A special basketball game brings two teams together for a friendly competition.

Grant Union art student receives recognition


Grant Union Junior-Senior High School sophomore Anastasiya Hozhenko received recognition for her colored pencil drawing “The Glass Red Pepper” at a regional high school art competition.

Her art, along...

Dayville students take to slopes


Dayville School’s sixth- through 12th-grade students spent March 2 on the slopes at Anthony Lakes Ski Resort.

The ski trip had a focus on physical education, lifelong sports and activities that promote welln...

Back in the swing of things

- The Grant Union Prospector baseball team is ready for the season with a new coach.

Prairie City kids celebrate Dr. Seuss Day

- Teachers and staff incorporate fun themes with learning for Dr. Seuss Day and the 100th Day of School.

Grant Union girls end season of success in Pendleton

- Grant Union suffers a 45-29 loss to East Linn in first round consolation match.

Grant Union girls lose to Kennedy

- Lady Pros enter consolation bracket Friday.

The road to a healthier body and mind

- Here are fitness and nutrition tips for a healthier you.

Lifestyle coach offers program to lower diabetes risks

- Participants learn new skills, healthy habits.

Two Grant Union wrestlers take state podium

- Grant Union wrestler Clay Johnson takes second, Drew Lusco fourth, at championships.

Prairie City’s postseason halted by Hosanna Christian

- Round Two loss for Panthers cuts short post-season dreams.

‘Young Sherlock’ mystery delights audience

- Grant Union actors present mystery on school stage.

Lady Pros advance to state tournament

- Grant Union girls will face Kennedy at state basketball championships in Pendleton this week.

Special Olympians to host law enforcement for basketball showdown

- Basketball game will be fun for the whole family as Grant County Special Olympics takes on local law enforcement.

Panther teamwork wins Round One

- The Prairie City boys basketball team will face Hosanna Christian in Round Two on Friday.

Grant Union wrestlers are district champs

- Four Grant Union wrestlers will advance to the Feb. 24-25 state championships.

Prairie City boys host state playoff game

- Panther boys take on Echo in Round One playoff game Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Prairie City.

Prospectors end season with two-point overtime loss

- The Grant Union Prospector boys season ends with ‘dog fight’ against Bobcats.

Lady Panthers experience thrill of victory, agony of defeat

- Prairie City girls close out a season of improvement at the High Desert District Tournament.

Tiger boys battle tough but close season

- Monument/Dayville Tiger season ends at High Desert District Tournament.

Monument/Dayville Lady Tiger season ends at districts

- Monument/Dayville girls have loss and win at district tournament.

Grant Union girls advance to Round One in state action

- The Lady Prospectors will face Pilot Rock on Saturday, Feb. 25, in state basketball playoffs.

Prairie City boys host Round 1 state game Tuesday

- Here is a wrapup of the 1A-8 High Desert District Basketball Tournament.

Prairie City boys advance to district championship game after defeating Monument/Dayville

- No. 2 Prairie City boys face No. 1 Jordan Valley at 5:45 p.m. in district championship game Saturday in John Day.

Strong 2nd half gives Lady Panthers edge over Lady Tigers

- Prairie City girls advance in district tournament to face Adrian at 6 p.m. Friday.

Grant Union beats Enterprise by 1 in tiebreaker

- Grant Union boys are No. 3 in the Wapiti League after winning a Tuesday night tiebreaker.

Lady Pros finish regular season No. 1 in Wapiti

- Grant Union girls, 7-1, are seeded No. 1 for Wapiti District Tournament.

Panther boys swat Hornets

- Prairie City Panthers knock out a 54-point win at their home court.

Sports roundup


Grant Union dancers shine for third-place trophy

The 2A Grant Union Gold dancers, led by coach Kattie Piazza, danced their way to third place at the Friday through Saturday South Albany Competition.

They plac...

Prospector boys face off with Outlaws in tiebreaker

- Grant Union boys compete in playoff for third seed on Tuesday, Feb. 14, in La Grande.

Juniper Arts members hand out grants

- Oregon Cultural Trust grants are awarded to six local organizations.

Lady Prospectors fall to Crane despite strong second half

- The Grant Union girls focus on final league game after two-point loss to Crane.

Prospector boys beat Crane after second-quarter surge

- Grant Union boys look to final league game after win over Crane.

A ‘unique boutique’ opens in John Day

- Downtown store offers variety of handmade gifts from several vendors.

H2O impact: Former Grant Union student makes a pitch for clean drinking water

- Harsh Patel’s team competes in Princeton entrepreneurship competition.

Sports Roundup

- Grant County sports teams compete on the road and at home.

Prospector boys win by 7 in Union

- Grant Union boys take on tough teams for a win and a loss.