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Contributed photos/Cori Anderson
Showtime!
The Eagle asked Cinch and Raney Anderson of Izee about their experiences and preparations with showing animals at the Grant County Fair.

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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.
And the Monument winners are ...

Blue Mountain Eagle

MONUMENT – We’ve got some hot news from Monument!

Here are the winners from the town’s Fourth of July events:

Parade:

• Best of show winner – The Veterans Memorial...

Local author A.K. Moss talks about horses and writing
Local author A.K. Moss talks about horses and writing
Local author Kathy Moss talks with the Eagle about her new novel, "Unspoken."
From the pulpit
New church window bears three themes
From the pulpit New church window bears three themes

You may have noticed a new art work of stained glass in the city of John Day. Recently, a window on the church building at 300 West Main Street received a second stained glass addition.

Historically, stained glass windows were more than a work...

Wanted: Talent Search contestants
Wanted: Talent Search contestants
Wanted: Contestants for this year's Talent Search.
What’s Happening
Check out What's Happening for upcoming events in Grant County.
Student art
Student art

Eagle on vacation
Eagle on vacation

Two events on tap at the Trail Center
Two events, a concert and an exhibit, are on tap at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center.
Historical novel is set in Prairie City
Historical novel is set in Prairie City

The John Day Valley in the late 1800s – that’s the setting for a new novel, “By the River,” by Jane Meador Nagler.

Nagler, writing under the pen name Jae Carvel, now lives in East Wenatchee, Wash., but she has a sound...

MNF welcomes new deputy forest supt.
MNF welcomes new deputy forest supt.
Ryan Nehl is the new deputy forest supervisor for Malheur National Forest.
Braeden Michael Webb
Braeden Michael Webb

James Robert and Haylea Danielle Webb of Mt. Vernon announce the birth of their son, Braeden Michael Webb, at 11 a.m. on June 22, at Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are...

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...

What’s Happening
Check out What's Happening for upcoming events in Grant County.
Long Creek honors its past
Long Creek honors its past
Long Creek honored its rich past during the town's annual Founder's Day Celebration.
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
Eagle on vacation
Eagle on vacation

VBS on tap at two local churches
Two local churches have weeklong Vacation Bible Schools coming up.
Fun for youth on Friday nights
Friday evening playdays for youth in grades 6-9 start up July 17.
Celebrating the Fossil Beds
John Day Fossil Beds is holding a 40th anniversary celebration on July 25.
Norland – Palmer
Norland – Palmer

Brandon Norland and Samantha Palmer, both of Pendleton, announce their engagement and plans to marry.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sam Palmer of John Day and the late Roni Russell. Her grandparents are Dorothy Palmer of John Day, and Don...

Student art
Student art

Grant County seniors
Grant County senior correspondents report on activities in John Day, Monument and Prairie City.
Long Creek gospel concert on tap

LONG CREEK – Ladies Praise, a gospel group from Walla Walla, Wash., will perform in concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Long Creek Seventh-day Adventist Church.

All are welcome to attend.

Firefighters honored on the Fourth
Firefighters honored on the Fourth
Firefighters pause for Indpendence Day observance before
It’s Jubilee time!
It’s Jubilee time!

MONUMENT – Small maybe in size, but big on fun, Monument rolled out the red, white and blue carpet for a Fourth of July packed with an explosion of good times.

The highlight of the day was the parade – which circled around city...

Community voices
Alumni share memories
Community voices Alumni share memories
Long Creek School students gathered for memories at all-class reunion June 20 in the school gym.
Savoring school days
Savoring school days
Mt. Vernon School alumni gathered for an all-class reunion during the Fourth of July weekend.
Let’s do lunch!

Not just for seniors, meals are served at noon at three senior center locations in Grant County.

Each meal is served by volunteers, with entrées sponsored by local individuals, businesses and organizations. Drawings are also held for...

Celebrations

Braeden Michael Webb

James Robert and Haylea Danielle Webb of Mt. Vernon announce the birth of their son, Braeden Michael Webb, at 11 a.m. on June 22, at Blue Mountain...

People

Student art

Eagle on vacation

Historical novel is set in Prairie City
MNF welcomes new deputy forest supt.
Honor Roll – Grant Union

What's Happening

About the car show

Planning to cruise on over to the car show?

Here are the details:

What: 20th annual Kruzers classic car show

Date: Saturday,...

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
Wanted: Talent Search contestants
What’s Happening

Senior News

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

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