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On the move to support hospice
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On the move to support hospice

JOHN DAY – Last Saturday was a beautiful day to be outdoors – Just ask the 111 participants in Blue Mountain Home Health and Hospice’s annual Strut, Stride, Straddle and Stroll.

The robust turnout more than doubled last...

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Student art
Student art

What’s Happening
Check out What's Happening for upcoming events in Grant County.
Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in Prairie City, John Day and Monument.
2015 Prairie City prom court
2015 Prairie City prom court
Here's this year's Dayville High School prom court.
2015 Prairie City prom court
2015 Prairie City prom court
Here is this year's Prairie City prom court.
2015 Monument prom court
2015 Monument prom court
Here is the 2015 Monument prom court.
2015 Long Creek prom court
2015 Long Creek prom court
Here is this year's Long Creek prom court.
Time to sign up for kindergarten

PRAIRIE CITY – Got a soon-to-be kindergartener?

Prairie City School will hold its kindergarten round-up at 6 p.m. Monday, May 11, in teacher Becky Sharp’s classroom.

Children need to be 5 years old before Sept. 1, 2015, to...

Signs point the way to the DeWitt Museum
Signs point the way to the DeWitt Museum
New signs point the way to the DeWitt Museum in Prairie City.
Let’s play basketball!
The Special Olympics v. law enforcement basketball game has been rescheduled for May 7 at the Grant Union gym.
All for fun and fun for all
All for fun and fun for all
Pick your activity level and support Blue Mountain Hospice at this year's Strut, Stride, Straddle and Stroll on May 2.
Honors for JD officer
Honors for JD officer
John Day Police Officer Mike Durr received the Victor G. Atiyeh award following graduation from a Basic Police course at the Oregon Public Safety Academy.
Local author Kristy St. Clair – still in the saddle
Local author Kristy St. Clair – still in the saddle

IZEE – Kristy St. Clair comes to ranching with some trepidation and an equal dose of good humor – and that combination makes for more than a few good yarns.

In her first book, “Accidental Cowgirl: A City Slicker’s...

New queen to reign
New queen to reign
A queen will reign at this year's Grant County Fair and Rodeo.
Traveling abroad ... 
... without leaving the school gym
Traveling abroad ... ... without leaving the school gym
Humbolt students take a trip to Europe – thanks to a Giant Traveling Map from NatGeo.
Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in John Day, Prairie City and Monument.
Grant County Meetings
Here's a list of meetings in Grant County for the coming week.
Market meeting on tap
An introductory meeting for the 2015 season of the John Day Farmers Market will be on May 14.
Local DAR chapter to meet

BAKER CITY – The Lone Pine Tree chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Friday, May 8, at Sunridge Restaurant in Baker City.

Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the meeting at noon.

Carol Guthrie will...

What’s Happening
What’s Happening
Check out What's Happening for upcoming events in Grant County.
Student art
Student art

It’s a jungle in there!
It’s a jungle in there!
Looking a bit like a tropical jungle, the Grant Union greenhouse is up and running, with plenty of lush green plants for sale.
Allie Nicole Ensign
Allie Nicole Ensign

Jacob and Kelly Ensign of Medford announce the birth of their daughter, Allie Nicole Ensign, on Feb. 5 in Medford. She weighed 7 pounds, 11-1/2 ounces, and was 20-1/4 inches long. She joins sister, Katelynn, 21 months.

Grandparents are Craig...

NEOHA board to meet
NEOHA's annual board of commissioners meeting is coming up April 28 in La Grande.
MV Council to hold work session
The Mt. Vernon City Council will hold a work session on April 27 to discuss medical marijuana ordinances.
MV Grange active in community

In honor of “Grange Month” this April, Mt. Vernon Grange No. 659 is extending an invitation to all Grant County residents to consider joining this community service organization.

Mt. Vernon Grange began in 1925 in Mt. Vernon. In...

Kudos for 4-H dedication
Kudos for 4-H dedication
OSU Extension employee Christal Culley has been recognized for her work in local 4-H programs.
Playing in the dirt
Playing in the dirt
The 2015 season of the John Day Community Garden kicked off with an April 11 opening day work party and lunch.
GU gets a health center
A School-Based Health Center will open on May 7 at Grant Union Junior-Senior High School.
Learn early signs of Alzheimer’s
A class on early detection signs of Alzheimer's disease will be held on April 27 in John Day.

Celebrations

Allie Nicole Ensign

Jacob and Kelly Ensign of Medford announce the birth of their daughter, Allie Nicole Ensign, on Feb. 5 in Medford. She weighed 7 pounds, 11-1/2...

Micah Thomas Hatfield

Jason and Sarah Hatfield announce the birth of their son, Micah Thomas Hatfield, on March 12 at Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day. He weighed 6...

People

On the road for health in Grant County

JOHN DAY – Driving the highways of Grant County is nothing new for Kathy Cancilla, Healthy Together Project coordinator who lives near John...

Student art

2015 Prairie City prom court
2015 Prairie City prom court
2015 Monument prom court

What's Happening

GU art on display

JOHN DAY – Artwork by students at Grant Union Junior-Senior High School will be on display Tuesday-Saturday, May 12-16, at Grant County...

Grant County Meetings
Here's a list of meetings in Grant County for the coming week.
What’s Happening
Time to sign up for kindergarten
Let’s play basketball!

Senior News

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

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