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‘Dozer,’ the kitten, becomes firefighters’ mascot
Contributed photo by Traci Weaver
‘Dozer,’ the kitten, becomes firefighters’ mascot

JOHN DAY — The Canyon Creek Complex fire base camp in John Day now has a mascot.

A small gray kitten that was discovered hiding in the engine bay of a dozer truck transport Saturday is capturing the hearts of...

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Academic report

Kegan Forrester, formerly of Monument, has graduated with honors, earning an associate’s degree in welding from Linn-Benton Community College in Albany.

He served as the budget officer for the LBCC Student Leadership Council, president of...

Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in John Day, Monument and Prairie City.
Hay help is here for local livestock
Hay help is here for local livestock
"Hay for John Day" is making sure Grant County livestock displaced from the wildfire are well fed.
A ‘miracle’ house for a birthday present
A ‘miracle’ house for a birthday present
Dortha Hoppe gets a birthday present when ODF saves her house.
Couple find memories in fire’s rubble
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
Firefighters join 6-year-old’s celebration
Young girls shares birthday cupcakes with firefighters.
What’s new at school?
What’s new at school?
What's new at school for the 2015-2016 academic year?
Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in John Day, Monument and Prairie City.
Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in John Day, Monument and Prairie City.
Brothers Run canceled
The Brothers Run, scheduled for Sept. 12, has been canceled.
Eagle on vacation
Eagle on vacation

Shannon Croghan and Garret Gardner
Shannon Croghan and Garret Gardner

Mark and Lorie Croghan, of Mt. Vernon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Croghan, to Garret Gardner, son of Tony and Carmen Gardner, of Canyon City.

The bride-to-be lives in Walla Walla, Wash., where she is completing her last...

Jim and Lola Pettyjohn
Jim and Lola Pettyjohn

Jim and Lola (McCabe) Pettyjohn, of Umatilla, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a party hosted by their children and close friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Family Closet Building, 205 Tumbleweed Blvd.,...

What’s Happening
Check out What's Happening for upcoming events in Grant County.
Firefighter motivated by community’s appreciation
Firefighter motivated by community’s appreciation
A firefighter tells how he and his fellow crew members appreciate the John Day area community.
Caterers-turned-camp cooks keep firefighters full
Caterers-turned-camp cooks keep firefighters full
Local couple Bill and Janet Robertson cook their way to the hearts of firefighters.
Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in John Day, Monument and Prairie City.
Honor Roll – Grant Union

Grade 12

Charli Bowden

Gerald Carter

Marta Faulkner

Amy Lallatin

Jennifer McCloksey

Grade 11

Dawson Quinton

Grade 10

Hailey Carter

Jessica Carter

Grade 9

Jay Goldblatt

Annie...

20 years of chrome and dice
20 years of chrome and dice
The Grant County Kruzers will hold their 20th annual car show Saturday, Aug. 1, in Prairie City.
What’s Happening
Check out What's Happening for upcoming events in Grant County.
What’s Happening
Check out What's Happening for upcoming events in Grant County.
Wright – Alley
Wright – Alley

Jill and Charles “Rusty” Wright announce the engagement of their daughter, Sherree Wright, to Brett Alley, son of Mike Alley and Pam Powell of John Day.

Both the prospective bride and groom-to-be live in La Grande and work in the...

GU class reunion postponed
An upcoming reunion of the GU class of 1965 has been postponed to the end of September.
Kids take over emergency services as Chiefs for the Day
Kids take over emergency services as Chiefs for the Day
Kids take over emergency services as Chiefs for the Day
Word on the Street
The Eagle asked children in Grant County, “What’s the funnest thing you did this summer?”
Word on the Street The Eagle asked children in Grant County, “What’s the funnest thing you did this summer?”
The Eagle asked children in Grant County, "What's the funnest thing you did this summer?"
Speed racers
Speed racers
Young tricyclists race for prizes at the fair.
Sheriff’s Office to hold winch training
The Grant County Sheriff's Office will hold a training on winch safety and techniques on Aug. 27.
The spittin’ image of a winner
The spittin’ image of a winner
Spitters are winners at the Grant County Fair.
New superintendent is on the job in Dayville
New superintendent is on the job in Dayville
Kathryn Hedrick is the new superintendent/prinicpal at Dayville School.
New school leader comes to Prairie City
New school leader comes to Prairie City
Prairie City School's new superintendent/principal is Julie Gurczynski.

Celebrations

Academic report

Kegan Forrester, formerly of Monument, has graduated with honors, earning an associate’s degree in welding from Linn-Benton Community...

Shannon Croghan and Garret Gardner

Mark and Lorie Croghan, of Mt. Vernon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Croghan, to Garret Gardner, son of Tony and Carmen...

Jim and Lola Pettyjohn
Wright – Alley
Weddings

People

Cookie power!
A big batch of bakers prepare cookie treats for firefighters in the spike camps.
Hay help is here for local livestock
"Hay for John Day" is making sure Grant County livestock displaced from the wildfire are well fed.
A ‘miracle’ house for a birthday present
Couple find memories in fire’s rubble
Firefighters join 6-year-old’s celebration

What's Happening

DAR plans dedication, meeting
The Lone Pine Tree chapter of the DAR will meet on Sept. 11.
Brothers Run canceled
The Brothers Run, scheduled for Sept. 12, has been canceled.
What’s Happening
20 years of chrome and dice
What’s Happening

Senior News

Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in John Day, Monument and Prairie City.
Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in John Day, Monument and Prairie City.
Grant County seniors
Grant County seniors
Grant County seniors

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