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Out of the Past: May 1, 2019 | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

75 years ago. Three Grant County men receive induction call for Uncle Sam's Navy. Three Grant County men will answer their call for induction into the U.S. ...

Weston-McEwen strong at district championships | Weston-McEwen High School  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

JOHN DAY, Ore.— The Weston-McEwen High School track and field team competed at the 2A District 5 Championships on Friday at Grant Union High School.

Meetings: May 1, 2019 | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

(Meetings subject to change. Call for confirmation.) ONGOING. Grant County Library is open 1-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday; 10 a.m.-noon and 1-7 ...

Out of the Past: May 8, 2019 | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

75 years ago. Local businessmen make up crew for initial runoff. The Blue Mt. Mills' sawmill started operations Wednesday afternoon and, quite a crowd of local ...

Obituary for May 6, 2019  Baker City Herald

'Les' Guttu John Day, 1942-2019 Leslie “Les” Guttu, 76, of John Day, died April 17, 2019, at his home. A celebration of his life took place May 3 at the John Day ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Students share research at Grant Union Science Fair  Blue Mountain Eagle

Twenty Grant Union high school students shared the hypotheses and conclusions of their research during the school's March 14 science fair.

Grant Union posts stellar sports year | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant Union High School's 2017-18 varsity sports players and fans will have plenty of glory days to look back on in the years ahead.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Larson, Palmer face off for county commissioner | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Two candidates face off this fall for the Grant County commissioner seat formerly held by Boyd Britton. The Grant County Court appointed attorney Rob Raschio ...

Grant Union golfers host invitational | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

The Grant Union High School golf team hosted six visiting teams at Friday's GUHS Invitational held at the John Day Golf Club.

Community Heated Over Grant High Pool Closure During Summer  CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Disappointment in Del Paso Heights as a public pool closes early for the summer. The $6 million pool at Grant Union High School ...

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.

Graduating without middle school | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

The first graduating class at Grant Union not to attend Mt. Vernon Middle School recently turned their tassles.

Al fine: Music teacher Mary Ann Vidourek closes 25-year career  Blue Mountain Eagle

JOHN DAY — Grant Union Junior-Senior High School choir members serenaded their director Mary Ann Vidourek, “Mrs. V,” on Tuesday, May 24, during the final ...

Four vie for three council seats in John Day  Blue Mountain Eagle

Three of the four candidates vying this year for three four-year positions on the John Day City Council are incumbents, while the challenger is a former mayor.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Celebrating Kam Wah Chung | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

It's been about 140 years since Kam Wah Chung & Co. opened its doors to Chinese and American customers in John Day. And it's been 10 years since the ...

Former Grant Union athlete competes in pro timbersports  Blue Mountain Eagle

Former John Day resident Kate Page has gone pro in timbersports, competitions that test athletes' abilities to chop, cut and chainsaw.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Out of the Past | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

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

County extension expands into new offices | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

From supporting 4-H kids and county fairs to advising farmers and ranchers, the Oregon State University Extension *Service* offers a wide variety of programs and ...

Automotive class gets under the hood | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

A bright orange sign in the Grant Union Junior-Senior High School shop classroom reads “Putting America Back To Work.” Eleven students in Jason Miller's ...

Reynolds' curtain call | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

Julie Reynolds led her junior and senior high school drama club for one last hurrah May 24.

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 ...

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.

Greenhouse designs shaping up | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant County residents could see locally grown produce in grocery stores and public institutions this year, if the John Day Innovation Gateway greenhouse ...

Ed Goldman: HOPE Center (Hmong Organizing for Progress and Empowerment) Is now open for (cultural) business  Sacramento Business Journal

Thursday is a major holiday, with feasting and prayers and music. People will drive or fly miles to be with family and friends and celebrate their bounty.

H2O impact: Former Grant Union student makes a pitch for clean drinking water  Blue Mountain Eagle

A former Grant Union High School student is on his way to making a positive global impact with a water-dispensing machine that could bring clean, affordable ...

FFA collects canned goods for local food bank  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant Union High School's FFA chapter members collected 200 pounds of canned goods for the Grant County Food Bank in John Day.

Leadership needed for Oregon | Editorials  Daily Astorian

Oregon unemployment rates are at historic lows and the state revenue forecast at historic highs. The state's incumbent governor should be riding a wave of ...

Running down under | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

Grant Union High School sophomore Sierra Cates is preparing for a big trip to Australia where she'll compete in track and field next summer.

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 ...

Music festival celebrates total solar eclipse | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

MoonLIT Music Festival-goers were treated to a feast for the ears Saturday with several musicians presenting a wide array of beats for the audience.

Berry earns doctorate at Boise State | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

Lisa Janine (Lino) Berry earned a doctorate in educational technology on Thursday, May 8, from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. Her thesis was “Using ...

A passion for helping kids | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

JOHN DAY – A new executive director is at the helm of the Grant-Harney County Court Appointed Special Advocate program.

Prairie City heading to state | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

It wasn't quite a Cinderella story, but the Prairie City Panthers pulled off an upset at the 2017 High Desert League Volleyball Tournament at Grant Union high ...

Telling the school district’s story  Baker City Herald

The Baker School District is telling its story through various forms of media these days. First off, it has created a recruitment video as a way of showing off what ...

Science Fair: theories of everything! | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

The next generation of scientists at Grant Union High School tackled important issues affecting the community for their science fair last week.

Mt. Vernon Scout awarded the Eagle | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

Earning the rank of Eagle is an accomplishment not achieved by many members of the Boys Scouts of America — just 4 percent earn the award.

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 ...

Watch: KGW's ‘Students Demand Action’ Town Hall

Students with varying perspectives on gun control and school safety joined KGW's panel.

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.

Dancers shine at Holiday Showcase | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

JOHN DAY — More than 60 dancers brightened the spirits of a standing-room only crowd, performing in the 19th Annual Holiday Showcase at Grant Union ...

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 ...

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.

Eight centers Warriors could grab via buyout, trade or 10-day contract  Yahoo Sports

The Warriors need another big man, and when they add one might depend on numerous factors. Here are eight possibilities.

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, ...

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

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

John Day native promoted to lieutenant colonel | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

A John Day native has been promoted to lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force.

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 ...

Just Teasin' hair salon offers cuts, color, convenience  Blue Mountain Eagle

The hair salon Just Teasin', owned by Mikeala Donohue, is conveniently located at Java Jungle & Tropical Tan at 142 E. Main Street in John Day.

GU spikers take third at state tourney | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

REDMOND – Being one of the elite eight teams in the OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires Class 2A volleyball for the second straight season and third time in the ...

Rain, melting snowpack trigger flooding in parts of eastern Oregon

"It's the worst flooding I think we've had in at least 35 years," said Grant County Commissioner Boyd Briton while driving to Vale to borrow 5000 sandbags from ...

David Ramsey: Is Devontae Booker ready to excel as Denver Broncos lead running back? (He says yes)  Colorado Springs Gazette

A few days after C.J. Anderson's abrupt April departure from the Denver Broncos backfield, he called Devontae Booker, his friend and former competitor for ...

Dr. Mosier is in | Life  Blue Mountain Eagle

Life is making a full circle for Dr. Lincoln Mosier, a third-year osteopathic medical student, who returned to his hometown John Day for a family practice rotation at ...

Wildfire erupts near Prairie City | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

JOHN DAY — Wildfire has once again erupted in rural Grant County, this time near Prairie City, prompting a familiar refrain of smoke-filled skies and residents ...

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.

Local wrestlers work overtime with pair of meets  Wallowa County Cheiftain

Wallowa County grapplers dished out some punishment at two tournaments last week. All three of the county's schools faced Union County counterparts Union, ...

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.

John Day Swim Team wins home meet | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

Winning their home invitational over the weekend made the event that much sweeter for the John Day Swim Team.

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 ...

Shrine game leaves lasting impression | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

BAKER CITY – Fans attending Oregon's 62nd Annual East West Shrine All-Star Football Game were electrified – almost – last Saturday.

Last mill standing in Grant County struggles to stay busy

Federal logging restrictions, falling timber prices threaten a way of life in eastern Oregon.

A reading fair with flair | News  Blue Mountain Eagle

CANYON CITY – “Dog Breath,” “Rainbow Fish” and “If You Give a Moose a Muffin” were just three of many books that Humbolt third-graders highlighted during a ...

Former ARC RB Booker drafted to Super Bowl Champion Broncos  American River Current

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker was selected by the Denver Broncos with the 136th overall pick in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL ...

Triathlon supports hunger causes | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

JOHN DAY – On a quest to be the quickest, 37 athletes rose to the challenge of the sixth annual Triathlon for Hunger.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

MLB local ties: Cleveland outfielder Trevor Crowe back in the show; Tyler Graham on hot streak in PCL; Jacoby Ellsbury and Joey Wong return to action

Weekly review of professional baseball players with connections to Oregon and Southwest Washington.

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 ...

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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