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Grant Union boys sweep Heppner at Malone

- The Grant Union Prospectors win baseball doubleheader at home Tuesday.

Hairstylist returns to trade after brief retirement


Judy Chapman of Cutting Edge Hair Salon in John Day is back “behind the chair” with 44 years of experience.

Her attempt at retirement last fall lasted all of six months. When she saw an advertisement ...

Farm to School funding hangs in the balance


Oregon’s Farm to School and School Garden program, which gives local students an inside look at the area agricultural industry and brings local produce to school cafeterias, is competing with other spending bills ...

Vale snaps Lady Pros win streak

- The Grant Union softball girls suffer losses at home turf.

Track and field athletes soar to new heights

- Springer, McHatton, Landin set three personal records each.

Philly Trip leaves positive impression on Grant Union students


After two years of grueling fundraising activities, 21 Grant Union seventh- and eighth-graders and 14 chaperones made their Philly Trip a reality.

The group visited Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C., Marc...

New family nurse practitioner: ‘education empowers’

- Family nurse practitioner Mendy Sharpe is on the job at the county health department.

Two Monument students to attend speech state championships


Two Monument High School students will compete at the April 20-22 OSAA Speech State Championships at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.

Successfully defending the district title she earned last year, Monument s...

Prospectors fall to Rockets in baseball doubleheader

- Prospectors look forward to game versus Elgin Huskies on Tuesday.

Lady Prospectors sweep the Cougars

- Grant Union girls win two games at home over Echo/Stanfield.

Grant Union golfers host invitational

- Eight teams of high school golfers competed in challenging weather Friday.

Long Creek Mountaineers press forward as they learn ropes

- Team of 10 includes eight who are new and working hard as they learn the sport.

Dayville team of two improve track and field records

- Dayville sophomore athletes aim to achieve lofty goals.

Farm to School funding hangs in the balance


Oregon’s Farm to School and School Garden program, which gives local students an inside look at the area agricultural industry and brings local produce to school cafeterias, is competing with other spending bills ...

Athletes compete at chilly Prairie City Invitational

- Athletes from 13 schools brave snow, hail and cold at Prairie City track and field meet.

Small School Meet draws 12 teams

- Grant Union hosts small schools meet in John Day.

Horse-powered: Restoring history, one wagon wheel at a time

- Horse-drawn wagons hearken to a slower era, but the nostalgia industry creating the old-fashioned vehicles has itself been slowing down.

Photographer captures treasured memories behind the lens

- Photographer Tanni Wenger opens new studio office in a historic John Day home.

St. Patrick’s Day CASA benefit most successful to date

- A benefit dinner and auction supports the local Court Appointed Special Advocates program.

Tiny but mighty: Monument track team has high aspirations

- The Monument track and field team shows increasing intensity as season starts.

Guardians of freedom

- Americanism essay contest winners focus on being guardians of America’s freedom.

Grant Union track and field team aims for return to state

- Grant Union head coach said she’s encouraged by team’s improved marks.

Athletes shine as Special Olympics basketball season ends

- Grant County Special Olympics athletes win medals at regional basketball tournament.

‘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.