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Sixth-graders feast on history
Sixth-graders feast on history
History comes to life at Humbolt Elementary.
Local author pens western
Local author pens western
“Quinatana” tells the story of a post-civil war hero
Two retiring Humbolt teachers bid farewell
Two retiring Humbolt teachers bid farewell
Two longtime elementary teachers, and other staff, retire from local school district.
Fun for the whole family
Fun for the whole family
10th annual Family Fun Day draws a crowd.
Nash named to MSU dean’s list

Trinity Nash of John Day was named to the Montana State University dean’s list for spring semester 2017. To be eligible, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or better while completing a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Forrester named to WWCC honor roll

Rachel Forrester was named to the Western Wyoming Community College 2017 spring semester part-time honor roll. Students must complete six to 11 credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.5 or better to be eligible.

What’s Happening
What’s Happening
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Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
Out of the Past
Out of the Past
Stories from 100 years of the Blue Mountain Eagle archives.
Elks scholarship winners announced
Elks scholarship winners announced

The John Day Elks Lodge No. 1824 scholarship first-place winner is 2017 Rimrock Christian Academy home school graduate James Clay Johnson, and in second place is Jessica Carter, a 2017 Grant Union High School graduate.

Johnson will receive...

Martin earns Doctor of Dental Medicine

Matthew Paul Martin earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree on June 4 from OHSU in Portland. Martin graduated from Long Creek High School in 2009, and Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2013. He is the son of Ray and Paula...

Cattle drive
Cattle drive

Distance education students honored
Distance education students honored

Briana Renea releases new EP
Briana Renea releases new EP

Everyone loves horses and country music. For Oregon State University Student Briana Renea the marriage between the two has a special meaning. They hold prominent places in her life, and her competitive nature has led her to excel in both.

The...

Lenz, Rider, Bullock and Hughet win Grant County Futures Scholarships

Avery Lenz, Meghan Rider, Lindsay Bullock and Makaela Hughet have been selected as the recipients of the 2017-2018 Grant County Futures Scholarship, which is awarded by the local College Advisory Board from an endowment of the EOU Foundation. The...

’62 Days is ‘golden’
’62 Days is ‘golden’
Old-fashioned fun entertains in Canyon City.
Summer lunch is served
Summer lunch is served

Free lunch for kids through age 18 will be served through Aug. 18 in four Grant County cities.

The John Day-Canyon City Parks and Recreation District serves the meals through the Oregon Department of Education’s summer food service...

Students prep Dayville for eclipse
Students prep Dayville for eclipse

Dayville School students, from kindergartners to upperclassmen, rolled up their sleeves for the May 25 solar eclipse work day.

The event was held countywide with other schools involved, including Prairie City and Grant Union.

Dayville city...

Grant Union Students of the Month
Grant Union Students of the Month

Prairie City Students of the Month
Prairie City Students of the Month

Emily Ennis, a freshman, was nominated by her teacher Louanne Zweygardt.

“Emily is a natural competitor which gives her the drive to succeed in whatever she does,” Zweygardt said. “She is becoming a focused student and...

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Out of the Past
Out of the Past
Stories from 100 years of the Blue Mountain Eagle archives.
Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
100th Birthday — Doe
100th Birthday — Doe

Clara Beth Powell Doe will celebrate her 100th birthday on June 11, 2017. She was born in the home her father built on Valley View Drive in east Medford to Herman D. and Blanche Wood Powell, and has lived in Medford and the John Day area all her life.

Three students awarded Juniper Arts Council scholarships
Three students awarded Juniper Arts Council scholarships

The Juniper Arts Council awarded three $500 scholarships to Grant County seniors pursuing a major or minor in the visual or performing arts.

This year’s scholarship recipients, all Grant Union Junior-Senior High School seniors, are...

Prairie City honor roll

4.0 GPA: Sarah Ennis, Lindsay Wall and Wyatt Williams.

Honor roll (3.5-3.99): Brogan McKrola, Nathan Maloy, MaKenzie Jones, Caleb Madsen, Taci Perrenoud and Devin Packard.

Mt. Vernon: ‘Filling in the blanks’ of history
Mt. Vernon: ‘Filling in the blanks’ of history
Two Mt. Vernon residents spearhead a 320-page history project.
Grant County Fair court attends Spray Rodeo
Grant County Fair court attends Spray Rodeo

Local police train in defusing mental crisis situations
Local police train in defusing mental crisis situations
Crisis Intervention Team training gives police and other personnel tools for handling mental crisis calls.
Students present familiar tunes at ‘A Night at the Movies!’ concert
Students present familiar tunes at ‘A Night at the Movies!’ concert
Students give crowd-pleasing performance at spring concert.

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Fourth of July celebrations roll out in Grant County

Four Grant County towns will show their patriotic best as they host parades, contests, car shows and fireworks in celebration of the Independence...

BMW motorcyclists ride again
BMW Riders of Oregon gather for Chief Joseph Rally at Grant County Fairgrounds.
Sixth-graders feast on history
Local author pens western
Two retiring Humbolt teachers bid farewell

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Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
Grant County Seniors
Senior news from our John Day, Prairie City and Monument correspondents.
Grant County Seniors
Grant County Seniors
Grant County Seniors