Angel Carpenter

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Holiday Showcase to deliver spirit of season

- Dance Showcase will kick off holiday season in John Day.

EOU president touts opportunities that are available

- New EOU president enters new career with 20 years in timber industry.

Panthers prepare to blaze nets this season

- Prairie City's boys basketball team plans to be competitive in league this season.

McDonald’s soon to be demolished

- McDonald's employee finds new job, and hope.

Drama club hams it up

- The Grant Union drama club present a melodrama and mystery/comedy in their first plays of the school year.

New Panther basketball coach eager to fill stands

- New Panther boys basketball coach ready to galvanize the community.

Youth wrestlers learn discipline, hard work

- The Grant County youth wrestling program is going strong.

Seventh Street facelift progressing

- Upgrades at Seventh Street Complex are under way.

Foundation raises funds for fairgrounds

- Winner of Family Heritage Foundation's quilt raffle is announced.

Funding paves way for county road projects

- Federal program will fund county road improvement projects.

Students, staff, have local health option

- The school-based health center at Grant Union is open to all Grant County school-age students, and school staff.

Local crocheter shares warm heart

- Lois Wacken constantly crochets, and donates the warmth.

Patriarch of family influences military path

- Patricia Melanson recalls her time in the Marines, and how her dad, a career Army man, inspired family members over the years.

Local cyclists IN GEAR for new trails

- Local bicycling enthusiasts hope to see more mountain biking trails.

Veterans Gift Shop window ready for donations

- Donations are being accepted for the Veterans Gift Shop Window in John Day.

Pros fall short to Imbler to end season

- Grant Union starts strong, but ends football season at Three Flags Field.

‘Let’s get fired up!’

- Grant Union cheer squad pump up crowd at football games.

Grant Union takes path to state tourney

- The Grant Union volleyball team will face Bonanza state championship quarterfinal game on Friday after beating Central Linn in the first round.

Student musicians harmonize for October treat

- Grant Union band and choir members deliver musical feast at the school's fall concert.

Alumni reunite for football fun

- Alumni football game brings old teammates, and fathers and sons together for a fun fundraiser.

Shootists compete in honor of friends

- Seneca Range Past Members Memorial Shoot honors Blaine Kendall.

Prospectors spike way to state playoffs

- Grant Union will host Central Linn in the first round state playoff game at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Family guard dog saves newborn kitten

- A newborn kitten is rescued by a motherly guard dog.

Tigers, Panthers end season at district tourney

- Two county teams face off at the 1A district tournament.

Ukiah/Long Creek netters cap season with twin wins

- The Ukiah/Long Creek volleyball team works together to end season on a positive note.

Panther/Bulls take tough homecoming loss

- Panther/Bulls end season at Prairie City field.

Tigers fight to bitter end in Crane

- Dayville/Monument Tigers show character throughout tough football season.

Cross country runners beat their time

- Grant County cross country athletes compete at district championships.

Scholarships help Grant County students

- A total of $581,000 is dispersed to 117 students to help with their higher ed journey, thanks to the Stewart Scholarship.

Lady Panthers don’t back down in week’s battles

- Prairie City Panthers overpower Harper/Huntington at the net.

Grant Union hosts Run the River

- Cross country runners compete, and now prepare for District Championships in Pendleton.

Pros take on Bobcats for vital victory

- The Grant Union football team takes important win on the road over Union.

Grant Union builds on experience

- The Grant Union Prospectors are hopeful for state playoff competition.

Lady Pros Dig Pink

- Grant Union attacks a busy volleyball schedule and now prepares for the Wapiti district championship.

On the hunt

- Kimberly man hunts globally, year round.

Glory days football on tap

- Old Man Football and Taco Feed will raise money for football teams with fun, family entertainment.

Tigers motor on after loss to Adrian

- Dayville/Monument works on progress after loss to Adrian.

Tigers fall to Antelopes in close sets

- The Lady Tigers fight hard, but lose in close sets – the team plays Grant Union junior varsity Wednesday at 5 p.m.

Monument athlete sprints at Junior Olympics

- Monument High School sprinter Sophia Pettit recalls her experience at the national Junior Olympics.

Prep round up

- Some Grant County teams competed on the road – here are their results.

XC racers run with confidence

- Grant Union and Monument cross country teams put in effort for a good season.

Tiger gridders feel Hornets’ sting

- The Dayville/Monument football team fights through tough homecoming game.

Elk Foundation assists fire survivors

- Hunting licenses and tags lost in Canyon Creek Complex fire may be replaced.

Lady Tigers serve and pass to 3-1 win

- TheLady Tiger volleyball team rolled to a 3-1 homecoming win in Monument.

Mountaineers show mental toughness in close sets

- The Ukiah/Long Creek volleyball team takes a double sweep for homecoming.

Local 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.