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.

GAME TIME!

- 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.

GAME TIME!

- 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.