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Out of the Past: Sept. 18, 2019 | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

75 years ago. Large crew conquers 2000-acre fire on Emigrant Creek. A forest fire of undetermined origin started Saturday afternoon on lower Emigrant Creek in ...

Game Preview: 49ers at Bengals | Week 2

Cincinnati opens its home schedule on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, as the Zac Taylor-led Bengals make their Paul Brown Stadium debut in regular ...

Canyon City, Grant Union deal with flood impacts  Blue Mountain Eagle

Ground zero for flooding concerns in Grant County April 8-9 was Canyon City and Grant Union Junior-Senior High School.

Grant Union holds all-class reunion | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

Alumni from an array of eras shared memories as they attended an all-class reunion at Grant Union High School on Sept. 23.

Flood risk: Canyon Creek touching Inland Street bridge  Blue Mountain Eagle

Runoff from mountain snowpack combined with significant rainfall in past weeks has contributed to high creek and river levels, posing flood risks to some areas ...

Grant Union freshman qualifies for National High School Finals Rodeo  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant Union freshman Sam McCracken has qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo in Wyoming after placing second in cutting at the state ...

Grant Union drama club personalities shine | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

The Grant Union Drama Club kept their audience chuckling with a double feature April 10 on stage at the school in John Day.

Flood danger: Bridges, roads close in Grant County  Blue Mountain Eagle

Runoff from mountain snowpack combined with significant rainfall in past weeks has contributed to high creek and river levels, posing flood risks to many areas ...

Dennis Reynolds leaves behind giant legacy | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant County and the state of Oregon lost a civic leader who left a tremendous legacy that his family, friends and the community can be proud of. Dennis ...

PROGRESS: The People Mover expands with free routes  Blue Mountain Eagle

The People Mover has come a long way since it was founded in the 1970s. Still considered a frontier county, it was once a small, volunteer-ran program through ...

Former Grant Union student receives Moda Health scholarship  Blue Mountain Eagle

Multi-sport athlete Kellen Shelley is one of two Oregon high school athletes receiving a $1000 Moda Health Scholarship for 2017-18.

School discipline policies questioned | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Questions about suspension and expulsion policies were raised at the March 21 meeting of the Grant School District 3 Board of Directors, with claims that ...

Sen. Merkley faces tough questions at town hall meeting  Blue Mountain Eagle

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley faced questions about impeachment, gun rights and abortion right off the bat during a town hall meeting at the Madden Brothers ...

Stinnett on the beat in John Day | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Officer Sam Stinnett, who was hired on at the John Day Police Department in July 2018, completed 16 weeks of intensive training at the Oregon Department of ...

Leonard 'Sonny' Elwood Rider | Obituaries  Blue Mountain Eagle

Aug. 11, 1930 – Aug. 4, 2019. Leonard “Sonny” Elwood Rider, 88, of Seneca passed away Aug. 4. A graveside *service* will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 2 ...

Carpenter graduates from police academy in Salem | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Officer Zachary D. Carpenter received his police officer certification Jan. 25 at the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards Training in Salem.

Out of the Past: July 31, 2019 | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

Baptists build new church. A modern wooden church is expected to be completed by members of the Prairie City Bible Baptist Church by September, announces ...

Junior Golf lessons wrap up with fun scramble  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant County Junior Golf coach Ron Lundbom wrapped up weeks of lessons at the John Day Golf Club with a two-day scramble — a chance for the kids to try.

Patterson takes first at demolition derby | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

A relatively dry rodeo arena made for fast driving at Saturday's demolition derby, but a good dousing by an Iron Tri angle water truck at halftime didn't slow down ...

Kate Page competes in timbersports overseas | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

Kate Page competed April 12-23 in the woodchopping and sawing competition at the Sydney Easter Royal Show in Australia.

Deborah (Debbie) Lynn Wonka | Obituaries  Ontario Argus Observer

Deborah (Debbie) Lynn Wonka. Oct. 24, 1957 - Feb. 12, 2019. ONTARIO. Deborah (Debbie) Lynn Wonka, 61, of Ontario, Oregon passed away peacefully in her ...

Man honors brother by winning championship buckle | News  East Oregonian

PENDLETON — Rod Retherford gazed down at his 17-year-old brother's coffin and felt heartbroken.

Election 2018: Five vie for county commissioner | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Editor's note: This link contains all five articles about each of the candidates for Grant County commissioner in alphabetical order. Links to the individual articles ...

Nixyaawii senior selected to provide questions for gubernatorial debate  East Oregonian

On Oct. 2, Dazon Sigo will have a rare opportunity to gain exclusive audience with the top candidates for Oregon governor.

Putting the 'grand' in grand marshals | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

JOHN DAY – Meet the grand marshals – but chances are, you already know them.

Bull rider Dustin Elliott to be honored by his alma mater  Blue Mountain Eagle

Dustin Elliott, a 1999 graduate of Grant Union High School, will be inducted into the Chadron State College Athletic Hall of Fame this fall.

What's Happening | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

The deadline for What's Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call the Eagle, 541-575-0710, or email For meetings this week, see our list in ...

Love, perseverance and creative grit - Arts & Culture - Arts&Culture - April 4, 2019  Sacramento News & Review

By Erika Mailman. Auburn writer Christian Kiefer finds the spiritual space to juggle writing, family and community. Published on April 4, 2019 as Arts & Culture in ...

Out of the Past | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

C. of C. entertains football champions with turkey banquet.

Idaho woman dies in wreck | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

A 27-year-old woman from Post Falls, Idaho, died Saturday when her pickup slid off Highway 395 near Ritter Junction in the early evening.

House to Home: Making your space truly yours  Blue Mountain Eagle

Kattie Piazza's new business, House to Home, at 131 E. Main St. in John Day is more than a shop with fun, upscale home decor.

Remembering the fallen | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

For many Americans, Memorial Day is a day to remember those who died in war. But it's also a time to honor those who served and have passed on even.

School district narrows assistant superintendent search to three  Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Nearly two decades after his one-year agreement to be superintendent of Tillamook School District 9, Randy Schild plans for retirement at the end of the ...

Chadron State national bull riding champs to be inducted into school's Athletic Hall of Fame  Tri-State Livestock News

Will Farrell and Dustin Elliott, both national bull riding champions, will be among the eight former Chadron State College athletes inducted into the school's ...

Bandon has two new police officers | Bandon News |  Coos Bay World

BANDON - Two new officers have joined the Bandon Police Department, bringing the department once again to a fully staffed force of six.

Sheriff Glenn Palmer makes his own rules in Grant County

The sheriff's office in rural Grant County consists of the sheriff, an undersheriff, two deputies and a small cadre of jail staff. Then there's the army of volunteers.

Rain, melting snowpack trigger flooding in parts of eastern Oregon

JOHN DAY -- Volunteers struggled to keep high water out of eastern Oregon homes, businesses and schools in several counties Monday after weekend rains ...

Knowles gains Hall of Fame status | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

MT. VERNON – Trevor Knowles, a Mt. Vernon rodeo cowboy with world acclaim, can chalk up another success – this time in the wrestling world.

Cops & Courts | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of law enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of arrest ...

Mt. Vernon cowboy ropes in win at NPRA Rodeo  Blue Mountain Eagle

Northwest cowboys and cowgirls competed at the Sept. 9-10 Grant County Rodeo, one of the last NPRA rodeos of the regular season.

Tucker Wright to bulldog at CNFR | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

HERMISTON — Local rodeo cowboy Tucker Wright of Canyon City will compete at the June 20 College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming.

Business Beat There's a new barber in town  Blue Mountain Eagle

JOHN DAY – Got a shaggy beard or 'stache that needs some attention?

World traveler | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Carl Lino has visited all 50 states and all seven continents. Despite having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, that has caused him to cancel two ...

The Rank and File Women of the Black Panther Party and Their Powerful Influence

It's a striking photograph: six young black women with a spectrum of complexions, faces paused in mid-exclamation, fists raised in simultaneous solidarity at a ...

Obituaries for April 25, 2018  Baker City Herald

Lois Bronson Ironside, 1938-2018 Lois Marie (Affeld) Bronson, 79, of Ironside, died April 14, 2018, at Huntington. A memorial will be held at a later date by the ...

Pizazz dances to the top  Daily Astorian

PORTLAND — Astoria High School's Pizazz dance team swept the OSAA state dance/drill team competition in the 4A/3A/2A/1A Small division Saturday at the ...

Teen arrested in killing of J.J. Clavo faces arraignment as an adult  Sacramento Bee

Sacramento police announced the arrest Thursday of a 16-year-old in the shooting death of a popular Grant Union High School football player in November, ...

GU alum's daughter to play in college softball world series  Blue Mountain Eagle

UCLA freshman Paige Halstead, the daughter of Mari (Thompson) Halstead, will compete in the Women's College World Series on Thursday, June 2.

Weeks after Canyon Creek Complex fire, many weighing whether it's worth it to rebuild

The Canyon Creek Complex fire charred more than 172 square miles, or more than 110000 acres, destroying 43 homes.

Former Oregon State outfielder Aaron Mathews patiently awaits major league opportunity

Mathews is batting .332 with increased power numbers but has no indication if and when he could be called up to the Toronto Blue Jays.

Big-time ballgame  The Union of Grass Valley

It's been big before.But this big?The Nevada Union and Grant football programs have long been perennial powers in the Sac-Joaquin Section. They butted ...

In Burns, ‘business as usual’ for top teams  Bend Bulletin

BURNS — For the first time all night, Trace Tiller was in a rhythm. With a swagger, he trotted the ball across midcourt before a quick stutter-step sprung him free ...

Top 10 College Football Recruiting Pipelines in the Country  Bleacher Report

It's one thing to know where the hotbeds are in recruiting. You know, the states and specific areas within them that produce good talent. Many colleges recruit the ...

Daniel Hahn sworn in as Sacramento’s first black police chief  Sacramento Bee

Daniel Hahn, Sacramento's first black police chief, was sworn-in at Sacramento State University on Friday Aug. 11, 2017.

College Football 2012: 40 Best High Schools to Recruit From  Bleacher Report

High school football is a huge deal around many various parts of the country. Some schools have facilities and stadiums that look like Division I campuses.

Who killed little Mona? A heartbroken Oregon mom fears she'll never know justice

oyce Lane buried. her little girl in Gresham's Forest Lawn Cemetery almost 48 years ago. Mona, a 6-year-old with curly blond hair, was placed in her casket in ...

Farm life builds Liberty Charter's Hallie Ashton into standout player  Idaho Press-Tribune

NAMPA — Growing up and living on a farm has given Liberty Charter girls basketball player Hallie Ashton a unique set of skills.

Devontae Booker’s battles with adversity paved his unusual path to the Broncos  The Denver Post

On the field, it's all business. Booker sticks to himself and only speaks when he's spoken to. He wins teammates and coaches over with his work ethic.

Photo Gallery: Hillary Clinton rallies in Sacramento  American River Current

Democratic presidential candidate and frontrunner Hillary Clinton hosted a rally at Sacramento City College on Sunday, campaigning hard in the state to make ...

The mind-body connection - 15 Minutes - Opinions - December 6, 2012  Sacramento News & Review

By Rachel Leibrock. Lemuel Adams' Game-Fit Fitness Training Depot is a place to work out the body and the mind. Published on December 6, 2012 as 15 ...

Two face off for Prineville mayor  Bend Bulletin

The Prineville City Council race on the Nov. 8 ballot features two incumbents and one newcomer running unopposed for three open seats, but voters get a ...

Allen Warren's neighborhood - Feature Story - Local Stories - August 4, 2016  Sacramento News & Review

By Raheem F. Hosseini. The District 2 councilman owes money all over town. He's been sued dozens of times. And North Sacramento loves him. Published on ...

Gil Brandt  NFL News

Gil Brandt, the vice president of player personnel for the Cowboys from 1960 to 1989, helped Dallas grow into one of the most powerful and popular sports ...

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