KIMBERLY – Entries are still be accepted for the art and photo contest honoring John Day Fossil Beds National Monument’s 40th anniversary celebration.

The deadline is Friday, May 1.

Contest categories are photography, painting/drawing and “other.” Participants may submit up to three images total, one per category, by email to or on CD-ROM by mail, to John Day Fossil Beds NM, ATTN: Anniversary Art Contest, 32651 Highway 19, Kimberly, OR 97848.

Entries will be judged in early May and winners notified by phone. Cash prizes will be awarded by Discover Your Northwest.

Grand prize is $500; one honorable mention in each category will receive $100.

For submission specifics and contest rules, visit

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