Angel Carpenter

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Wildfire softball team slides to second in state

- Grant County Wildfire all-star juniors softball team is second in the state.

Magone Lake is a Grant County favorite

- Magone Lake provides a relaxing retreat for hot summer days.

Most Grant County hotels already booked for 2017 solar eclipse

- Local cities and businesses prepare for next year's solar eclipse, as Grant County is in the path of "totality."

Derby drivers deliver thrills

- Ten demolition derby drivers battle to bitter end, and five pickup truck drivers compete.

John Day team claims swimming VICTORY

- The John Day Swim Team emerge as winners of home invitational.

Pickleball starts at Seventh Street

- Pickleball players, new and seasoned, are gathering at Seventh Street Complex for some fun competition.

Santa makes Senior Center stop

- Santa makes a special stop at the John Day Senior Center.

New insurance requirements given for sports physicals

- Local health department and clinic have new insurance requirements for sports physicals. Health department has new hours.

What’s new at the Grant County Fair?

- Here's what's new at the Aug. 10-13 Grant County Fair.

New airport manager selected

- Grant County Court and Airport Commission officials announced a new hire for manager of the Grant County Regional Airport in John Day.

New airport manager selected

- Grant County Court and Airport Commission officials announced a new hire for manager of the Grant County Regional Airport in John Day.

First Canyon City Challenge draws 22

- A jaunt through Canyon City "challenges" competitors.

JD swimmers take second in Burns

- The John Day Swim Team places second at Burns Meet.

Pickleball leagues start July 25

- Anyone for a game of pickleball at Seventh Street Complex?

Derby driver Tyler Nodine braces for car-crunching fun

- Drivers are getting revved up for the July 23 Whiskey Gulch Gang Demolition Derby.

Youth Arts Program wraps up third summer program

- Students learn art, drama and music during Youth Arts Program summer day camp in Dayville.

County approves medical marijuana dispensaries

- The Grant County Court this morning voted to allow medical marijuana dispensarie in the county.

Wildfire softball team slides to second in state

- Grant County Wildfire all-star juniors softball team is second in the state.

Junior golfers take a swing at scramble

- Grant County Junior Golf camp culminates with a scramble competition.

Two JD swimmers win in Lakeview

- John Day Swim team takes fourth at Lakeview Meet.

Special Olympians shine at Summer Games

- Special Olympians take on the Summer State Games in Newberg.

Weekly wind down Wednesdays at the Elks

- Wind Down Wednesdays at the John Day Elks offers an open-air market, food and more.

Long Creek remembers founders

- Seventh annual Founders Day celebration in Long Creek draws a crowd.

All Stars boys lose tough battle

- Grant Couinty All-Stars baseball team competes at district tournament in Burns.

Grand marshals celebrate Grant County-style

- Grand Marshals are a special part of Grant County Fourth of July parades, representing their communities.

Shooting suspect arrested, one injured

- A suspect in a John Day shooting, that left one injured, was arrested Sunday afternoon.

Joe Duncan remembered as fun, hardworking and helpful

- Friends and associates remember former Monument Mayor Joe Duncan.

Local day spa offers ‘Pampered Paradise’

- Taylor Edgar has a wide range of services at her new Perfectly Polished Day Spa business in John Day.

John Day Swim Team holds its own at first meet

- John Day Swim Team tests mettle at tough Prineville Meet.

Cinnabar Playdays youth kick up rodeo dust

- Cinnabar Mountain Playdays youth compete in their first rodeo of the season at the Grant County Fairgrounds.

8-9-10 softball All-Stars take third in Milton-Freewater

- Grant County's 8-9-10 softball All-Stars take third in district tournament.

Supporters golf for CASA kids

- Golfers compete at John Day Golf Course to benefit CASA kids.

Chad Finley wins top spot at Ranch Rodeo

- Ranch Rodeo stirs up competition in John Day.

Youngster wins savings funds while reading

- Parents can register their 0-5 age children for a Ready 2 Learn card for reading and college savings.

Silver Spur is back in the saddle

- The Silver Spur Cafe serves up meals with Mt. Vernon's western-style traditions.

Special Olympians compete for personal best

- Special Olympians show sportsmanship at regional track and field meet.

Golf scramble to support CASA kids

- There is still time to sign up for Saturday's sixth annual CASA Golf Scramble to be held at the John Day Golf Club.

Grant County Wildfire team overcomes adversity in bid for state

- Grant County softball team to compete in July 8 state competition.

For the love of kids

- Four Grant School District No. 3 staff members set to retire.

Geocachers to visit Grant County bridges

- This weekend's Geocoin Challenge will take geocachers on a treasure hunt while visiting bridges in Grant County.

Gold Rush competitors celebrate ’62 Days

- Gold Rush runners and walkers take in Canyon City's scenic views.

Swim team dives into action

- The John Day Swim Team begins season with new coach.

Grant Union softball player earns state recognition

- Grant Union's Mariah Moulton receives All-State softball honors.

Two area students win Elks scholarships

- Grant County seniors are awarded Elks scholarships.

Iron Man competitiors put prizes, fun in crosshairs

- Competitors "shoot it out" at this year's Iron Man competition.

Department of Ag directors hear local viewpoints

- Five Grant County panelists share views with Oregon Department of Agriculture board of directors at local meeting.

Youths net rainbows at McHaley Pond

- Free Fishing Event draws a crowd of 90 youth anglers.

Fast Draw shootists ready for showdown

- Competition is hot as cowboys and cowgirls "shoot it out" in the friendly Cowboy Fastdraw competition in Canyon City this weekend.

Softball All-League selections announced

- Several Prospector softball players were selected for 3A All-League honors for the Eastern Oregon League.

Author draws inspiration from Prairie City history

- Author Jane Nagler will hold a book signing June 11 at the DeWitt Museum in Prairie City.