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First-graders experience variety of arts
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First-graders experience variety of arts

CANYON CITY — Humbolt Elementary first-graders were introduced to several artists and art forms last week in Peggy Murphy and Mandy Ipson’s classrooms.

The weeklong focus included meeting a new local artist each day, and trying...

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Kids can apply for summer aerospace camp

ONTARIO — Registrations are now being accepted for an aerospace technology camp for youth to be held Aug. 1-12 at Treasure Valley Community College’s Ontario campus.

The two-week camp is open to middle- and high-school students who...

Local students make the dean’s list

Several students from Grant County have been named to dean’s lists.

At Eastern Oregon University, the honored students for winter 2016 are: Mariah Meyerholz, Canyon City; Daryl Ann Powell, Dayville; Hannah Brandsma, Michael Luttrell,...

Out of the Past
Out of the Past

W. I. Pooler, of the Prairie Co-Operative Creamery is one of the busiest men in the country these days. From every side a perfect stream of cream is pouring into town, and changing it into delicious Marigold Butter is some job for one man.

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What’s Happening
What’s Happening

The deadline for What’s Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call Cheryl at the Eagle, 541-575-0710.

Grant County seniors

JOHN DAY — On April 25, we had approximately 32 diners in the center for loaded baked potatoes with chicken and vegetables in Alfredo sauce, green salad, bread sticks and cookies. There were also 23 meals delivered plus 10 frozen ones to...

Students of the Month: Long Creek School
Students of the Month: Long Creek School

Grant Union Students of the Month — March
Grant Union Students of the Month — March

Grant County seniors

JOHN DAY — On April 18, a lot of you missed a great breakfast for lunch. There were only 24 diners. We had corned beef hash with baked eggs nestled on top. Then add hash brown patties, cinnamon rolls and fresh strawberries - a fantastic meal.

What’s Happening

The deadline for What’s Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call Cheryl at the Eagle, 541-575-0710.

EOU brings rhythm to John Day
EOU brings rhythm to John Day

JOHN DAY — An appreciative Grant County audience tapped their toes to the beat as students of the Eastern Oregon University music department presented concerts on April 17 and 18 at Grant Union Junior-Senior High School.

Three of...

Up close with newborn farm critters
Up close with newborn farm critters

Long Creek EMS dinner raises $6,000
Long Creek EMS dinner raises $6,000

LONG CREEK — A packed house in Long Creek School’s multipurpose room on April 16 showed just how much the community appreciates and supports its local emergency personnel.

Over 150 people turned out for the dinner and auction,...

Four county students win OTEC scholarships
Four county students win OTEC scholarships

Four Grant County students won 2016 Oregon Trail Electric Co-op scholarships.

Hannah Brandsma and Rayne Houser, both 2014 graduates of Grant Union Junior-Senior High School, and seniors Taylor McCluskey from Grant Union and Jamie Waltenburg from...

Quilts galore on display
Quilts galore on display

JOHN DAY — Diane Davis of Mt. Vernon had two quilts among 100 total on display at the 16th Annual Grant County Quilt Show.

The event, held last Friday and Saturday at the Grant County Fairgrounds pavilion, featured row after row of quilts...

Local man fights aggressive brain cancer
Local man fights aggressive brain cancer

JOHN DAY — Grant County native Curt Pereira is in a fight for his life, undergoing radiation therapy after having a highly cancerous glioblastoma brain tumor removed.

His wife Lisa said they are hoping and praying it goes into...

Eagle on Vacation: Class of 1970
Eagle on Vacation: Class of 1970

Out of the Past
Out of the Past

The Oregon Anti-Saloon League is sending a list of questions to all candidates for the legislature to find out their stand in regard to the prohibition law. The League does not appear to be satisfied with the present law and wants to make it stronger.

Students of the Month: April — Prairie City School
Students of the Month: April — Prairie City School

Academic Report

Several students from Grant County have been named to dean’s lists.

At Eastern Oregon University, the honored students for winter 2016 are: Mariah Meyerholz, Canyon City; Daryl Ann Powell, Dayville; Hannah Brandsma, Michael Luttrell,...

Grant County seniors

JOHN DAY — On April 11, we had a nice crowd for a Monday. There were approximately 36 diners at the center, plus 21 meals delivered and 20 frozen ones delivered to shut-ins. Our lunch consisted of chili-smothered burritos, chips and salsa,...

What’s Happening
What’s Happening

The deadline for What’s Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call Cheryl at the Eagle, 541-575-0710.

Wellness event on tap May 7 in Baker City

LA GRANDE — The 16th annual Rita Monahan Wellness Event is coming up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Dorion Park, at Sixth Street and H Avenue in La Grande.

Activities include a 5K walk/run, health-related booths, live music,...

Drama club performs modern retelling — ‘Alice @ Wonderland’
Drama club performs modern retelling — ‘Alice @ Wonderland’

JOHN DAY — Over 20 students enjoyed the spotlight for the April 12 and 13 Grant Union drama club presentation “Alice @ Wonderland.”

The classic tale had a modern-day twist.

Junior Ginni Frazier took on the main role of...

Answering the call
Answering the call
A dispatcher's job can go from boredom to terror in seconds.
Local students’ experiment reaches space station
Local students’ experiment reaches space station
Science experiment takes spaceflight for five Grant Union students and their teacher Sonna Smith.
Out of the Past
Out of the Past
News from the past 100 years from the Eagle archives.
What’s Happening
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 John Day, Monument and Prairie City.
Genealogy seminar on tap
Grant County Genealogical Society to present seminar.
Learn about beekeeping
Learn about beekeeping
Two beekeeping workshops are coming up in April and June.

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First-graders experience variety of arts

CANYON CITY — Humbolt Elementary first-graders were introduced to several artists and art forms last week in Peggy Murphy and Mandy...

Three GU students to attend June Girls State

JOHN DAY — Grant Union Junior-Senior High School students chosen to attend the 2016 American Legion Auxiliary Oregon Girls State Session in...

Local students make the dean’s list
Students of the Month: Long Creek School
Grant Union Students of the Month — March

What's Happening

Greenhouse opens just in time for Mother’s Day

JOHN DAY — People can grab a great gift for mom while supporting Grant Union High School with a Mother’s Day sale Friday and...

Kids can apply for summer aerospace camp

ONTARIO — Registrations are now being accepted for an aerospace technology camp for youth to be held Aug. 1-12 at Treasure Valley Community...

What’s Happening
What’s Happening
What’s Happening

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Grant County seniors

JOHN DAY — On April 25, we had approximately 32 diners in the center for loaded baked potatoes with chicken and vegetables in Alfredo...

Grant County seniors

JOHN DAY — On April 18, a lot of you missed a great breakfast for lunch. There were only 24 diners. We had corned beef hash with baked eggs...

Grant County seniors
Grant County seniors