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Kickin’ up a good time at the NPRA Rodeo
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Kickin’ up a good time at the NPRA Rodeo

Three local competitors at last week’s NPRA Rodeo in John Day placed in their events, and a new Grant County Fair and Rodeo Queen was announced.

The stands at the fairgrounds were full of fans Saturday as Tucker Wright of Canyon City won...

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NPRA Rodeo: A long tradition in Grant County
NPRA Rodeo: A long tradition in Grant County

Several local cowboys and cowgirls, along with dozens of other competitors from Oregon and Washington, are on schedule to perform at the NPRA Rodeo in John Day at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10-11, at the Grant County Fairgrounds.

Tucker...

Two Grant Union grads play for Shriners children
Two Grant Union grads play for Shriners children
Wade Reimers and Cameron Hallgarth return to the football field for a good cause.
Grant Union volleys for winning position
Grant Union volleys for winning position
Lady Pros host tournament on Aug. 25.
Junior Olympian competes at nationals
Junior Olympian competes at nationals

Eight-year-old Anna Jacobs of Prairie City launched her long jump career to a big stage, competing at the July 23-29 National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Jacobs, who will be a third-grader at...

Israel crowned 2019 Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon
Israel crowned 2019 Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon

Rowdy Israel was crowned 2019 Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon.

The 12-year-old from Dayville earned the honor July 14 at the conclusion of the two-day pageant held in conjunction with the Philomath Frolic and Rodeo.

In addition to winning the...

4-H Sharpshooters share their love of the sport
4-H Sharpshooters share their love of the sport
Club ready for fair after state competition.
John Day swimmers finish 3rd at district competition
John Day swimmers finish 3rd at district competition

“It was a fantastic way to finish the season,” said John Day swim team head coach Stephanie LeQuieu of last weekend’s East Cascade District Finals held in Prineville.

Justin Hodge won the high-point award for the meet, with...

Golfers swing in support of Blue Mountain Hospital
Golfers swing in support of Blue Mountain Hospital
Funds go toward new nurse call system.
Football camps and practices on schedule

A youth football camp for grades 3-8 will be held at Grant Union Junior-Senior High School from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 6-9. There is a $30 registration fee that includes a T-shirt.

The Grant Union football conditioning camp for...

Bicycle Rides Northwest tours Grant County
Bicycle Rides Northwest tours Grant County

WILDFIRE WINS!
9-10-11 Little League softball team brings home state title
WILDFIRE WINS! 9-10-11 Little League softball team brings home state title

The 9-10-11 Grant County Wildfire Little League softball players blazed a championship trail of success at the July 19-23 Oregon Little League Softball Tournament, taking the title in an impressive comeback.

The Grant County girls were...

John Day swim team makes a splash at home meet
John Day swim team makes a splash at home meet
Hundreds of swimmers and fans make noise at Gleason Pool at the John Day Swim Meet.

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