Angel Carpenter

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GU team ready to net wins

- Grant Union starts volleyball season with changes in the team and league.

Summer food for local kids is a success

- Summer food program feeds local kids.

Delicious contest yields cash prizes

- Pie bakers win cash prizes in a Grant County Fair contest.

Kids win prizes while reading

- Young readers win prizes through library's summer programs.

Solar eclipse countdown begins

- The 365-day countdown for next year's solar eclipse starts Sunday, Aug. 21.

Volleyball athletes get jump on season with camp

- Prairie City volleyball team hosts sport camp led by USA volleyball coach.

Volleyball youth get a handle on the sport

- Youth volleyball camp teaches basics for budding athletes.

Rodeo youth bring home buckles

- Cowkids Rodeo youth learn the ropes of the sport.

Dances with bulls

- Freestyle bullfighting delivers high-energy entertainment to Grant County Fair crowd.

A fair ‘way of life’ for grand marshals

- Grant County Fair Grand Marshals Carl and Gale Sheppard share their love of 4-H and fair.

Community supports Brothers Run 5K

- The Brothers Run 5K draws 69 runners and walkers.

Parade highlights youth

- Children had their own parade on Saturday during the Grant County Fair.

PC resident saves friend from fire

- A friend saves another from a dangerous fire.

Talents shine on stage

- Performers light up the stage at this year's Grant County Talent Search.

Rising from the ashes

- One year after the Canyon Creek Complex Fire, three couples personally affected by the devastation choose different paths as they rebuild their lives.

Health, from Pittsburgh to John Day

- Jess Furka is settling in as family nurse practitioner at the Grant County Health Department after a cross-country trek.

Elliott receives fire district award

- Dean Elliott receivesan award for his dedication to the John Day Rural Fire Protection District.

Grant County Fair: 10 things not to miss

- Here's a Top 10 list of exciting events at the Grant County Fair.

4-H archers earn nearly perfect scores

- Several fierce competitors take on Saturday's 4-H archery contest.

Cowkids to stir up rodeo fun on Sunday

- CowKids through age 16 will compete on Sunday at the Grant County Fairgrounds.

5K honors memory of two brothers

- The Brothers Run celebrates the memory of two brothers, AJ Dickens and Taner Gilliam, while raising scholarship money for Grant County students.

JD Swim Team competes for third at finals

- John Day wins third at District Swim Meet.

Freestyle bullfighting — new at the Grant County Fair

- Freestyle bullfighting is a new form of entertainment offered at the Grant County Fair.

New kid, old tricks: Goldblatt prepares Nigerian dwarf goat for county fair

- John Day resident Dani Goldblatt, 15, is making preparations for this year's Grant County Fair.

New airport projects getting off the ground

- New airport manager shows progress made at the Grant County Regional Airport.

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.