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Celebrating with a splash of color
Teachers and staff take in a painting party to celebrate co-workers' retirements.

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Anonymous woman pays for Valley View residents’ lunch at Squeeze In
Anonymous woman pays for Valley View residents’ lunch at Squeeze In
Valley View residents get a surprise during a lunch outing.
Eagle on Vacation
Eagle on Vacation
Several GU students took the Eagle to the Pittock Mansion recently.
Honor Roll: Grant Union Junior-Senior High School — third quarter
Grant Union lists its honor roll students for the third quarter.
Let the Rendezvous begin!
Let the Rendezvous begin!
Cinnabar Mountain Rendezvous is around the corner — here are the events on the schedule.
Christian motorcycle groups convene in John Day
Christian motorcycle groups convene in John Day
Christian motorcycle groups gather in John Day for worship and hitting the open road.
Meetings planned for 2018 GU trip
Planning meetings are scheduled for the Grant Union spring break trip in March 2018.
PC celebrates Armed Forces Day
PC celebrates Armed Forces Day
Local veterans and Prairie City School students gathered for an Armed Forces parade and presentation.
Oysters don’t mind the rain
Oysters don’t mind the rain
Rain and cold are not enough to deter people who have a craving for fresh oysters.
Students learn giving a stitch at a time
Students learn giving a stitch at a time
Humbolt Elementary third-graders show a giving heart.
Eagle on Vacation
Eagle on Vacation

Out of the Past
Out of the Past
News from the past 100 years from the Eagle archives.
Long-running rodeo on tap in Spray
The 69th annual Spray Rodeo is coming May 28 and 29.
Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in Prairie City, Monument and John Day.
What’s Happening
Check out What's Happening for upcoming events in Grant County.
Bend event is one for the dogs

BEND — The 2016 “Barks and Recreation” event for dogs and their owners is coming up from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at Drake Park in Bend.

Several pooch contests are planned, such as best kisser, best trick, a pie-eating...

Cary-Heitstuman
Cary-Heitstuman

Sarah Christine Cary and Bryce Daniel Heitstuman, of Clarkston, Wash., have announced their engagement to be married.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Andrea Cary of Bend, and Dennis and Christy Waggoner of Prairie City. She...

District band and choir perform final concert of year
District band and choir perform final concert of year

JOHN DAY — Music lovers, mark your calendars.

The final District band and choir concert of the school year will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at Grant Union Junior-Senior High School’s new gym.

All Grant School District...

25 years of savoring seafood in Seneca
25 years of savoring seafood in Seneca

SENECA — The oysters are coming.

They’ve been coming, in fact, for 25 years — brought hundreds of miles from their oceanside habitat to the small Grant County town of Seneca — all for the delight of oyster fans far...

Students learn safety, kindness, health
Students learn safety, kindness, health
A total of 186 Grant County fourth- through sixth-grade students attended this year's Youth Life Skills and Safety Fair at Humbolt Elementary.
Stellar spellers
Stellar spellers

JOHN DAY — A dozen county-wide young spellers are now eligible to compete in the state level spelling competition.

Three students in four grade divisions came away with first-, second- and third-place wins at the May 10 Grant Education...

Poppy Days are here
Poppy Days are here

JOHN DAY — Three local Girls State delegates, Dauna Bishop, Natalie Stearns and Reitta Wyllie, will join American Legion Auxiliary members in their Poppy Program this week.

Red paper poppies are distributed, mainly around Memorial Day and...

PC shows off student art
PC shows off student art

PRAIRIE CITY — It’s a masterpiece of an event that takes an entire school year to create.

Student artwork took center stage — as well as every spot imaginable in Prairie City School’s old gym — at the...

Horse trainer comes to John Day
Horse trainer comes to John Day

JOHN DAY — Horse trainer and competitor, Joe Wolter, will conduct a colt starting, cow work and roping clinic Thursday-Monday, June 2 – 6, at the Grant County Fairgrounds in John Day.

Known for his deep understanding of livestock...

Out of the Past
Out of the Past

Not Forgotten

“The American Legion Auxiliary has not forgotten”

With the entire world rapidly becoming a veritable battlefield, with our own peace-loving nation straining every resource to defend our freedom with the future...

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 May 9, we had a good turnout of approximately 36 diners. The lunch was cheesy potato soup, Polish sausage, sauerkraut and Waldorf salad. For dessert, Lisa made butterscotch blondies — delicious.

Besides those dining...

Eagle on vacation
Eagle on vacation

Take a photo with the Eagle (print or mobile editions) while on vacation, and email it to cheryl@bmeagle.com or bring it to the Eagle office.

Students of the month: May — Prairie City School
Students of the month: May — Prairie City School

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.

Adult volunteers share love of books with young readers
Adult volunteers share love of books with young readers

PRAIRIE CITY — It’s a partnership with one thing in common: a love of books and reading.

Prairie City School students in kindergarten, first and second grades and adult volunteers in the SMART — Start Making a Reader Today...

Celebrations

Cary-Heitstuman

Sarah Christine Cary and Bryce Daniel Heitstuman, of Clarkston, Wash., have announced their engagement to be married.

The bride-to-be is...

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Celebrating with a splash of color
Teachers and staff take in a painting party to celebrate co-workers' retirements.
Al fine: Music teacher Mary Ann Vidourek closes 25-year career
Mary Ann Vidourek takes a look back at her music education career, and a look forward as she prepares to retire.
Academic Report
Academic Report
Anonymous woman pays for Valley View residents’ lunch at Squeeze In

What's Happening

Meetings planned for 2018 GU trip
Planning meetings are scheduled for the Grant Union spring break trip in March 2018.
Long-running rodeo on tap in Spray
The 69th annual Spray Rodeo is coming May 28 and 29.
What’s Happening
Bend event is one for the dogs
25 years of savoring seafood in Seneca

Senior News

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

JOHN DAY — On May 9, we had a good turnout of approximately 36 diners. The lunch was cheesy potato soup, Polish sausage, sauerkraut and...

Grant County seniors
Grant County seniors