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  1. Cooler weather helps firefighters across Oregon, but winds remain a threatRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Fire crews continue to battle the Eagle Complex of fires, one of three major blazes burning in Baker County in Eastern Oregon. Crews battling wildfires across Oregon were optimistic about weekend forecasts that called for cooler temperatures and possible rain.

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  2. Tittle to speak at Genealogy meetingRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Jerry Tittle will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society on Monday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m Mr. Tittle will talk about "Growing Up in Mount Vernon."

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  3. Oregon communities step up to help wildfire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | OregonLive.com

    In eastern Oregon, where a wildfire burning near John Day has already destroyed more than two dozen homes and forced the evacuation of at least 100 other residences, Mary Weaver spent the day at the local Grant County Fairgrounds organizing a supply drive and taking donations. Weaver and other volunteers are collecting food, toiletries and gift cards for the families whose homes were destroyed by the lightning-sparked blaze known as the Canyon Creek Complex fire.

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  4. John Day area fire grows to 22,000 as help summonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | OregonLive.com

    ... east. Mandatory evacuations remain in place in several locations, and the Red Cross opened a shelter in nearby Mount Vernon. "Fire crews are doing everything possible with the resources at hand to fight the fires," according to a late-night ...

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  5. New farmers market has busy first dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    ... garden, live music, face painting and activities for kids. Rebecca Carlson of Skagit Sun Berries, located in Mount Vernon, offered freshly-picked blueberries, blackberries and raspberries. Carlson advised customers that returning the berry boxes the ...

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  6. Thurston, Laye earn big wins at StampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Red Deer Advocate

    It was a big day for small towns during Showdown Sunday at the Calgary Stampede. The 2015 Stampede slate of rodeo champions came from places like Strong City, OK, , a place bull rider Sage Kimzey has already made famous.

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  7. Rodeo champions crowned at StampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | CBC News

    ... of his life in saddle bronc on Championship Sunday and left the Grandstand $100,000 richer. Trevor Knowles of Mount Vernon, Oregon, wrestles a steer to win the event during the final day of the Calgary Stampede rodeo on July 12. (Todd Korol/Reuters) ...

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  8. Clint Laye, Zeke Thurston take home $100K for Calgary Stampede winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | CTV

    A pair of young Canadian cowboys each took home $100,000 for winning their respective events on Showdown Sunday at the Calgary Stampede. Clint Laye, 21, of Cadogan, Alta., started things off by winning the bareback championship, while Zeke Thurston, 20, of Big Valley, Alta., followed up his Canadian counterpart with a victory in the finals of the saddle bronc event.

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  9. Clint Laye, Zeke Thurston prevails on Showdown Sunday at Calgary StampedeRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2015 | Lethbridge Herald

    A pair of young Canadian cowboys each took home $100,000 for winning their respective events on Showdown Sunday at the Calgary Stampede. Clint Laye, 21, of Cadogan, Alta., started things off by winning the bareback championship, while Zeke Thurston, 20, of Big Valley, Alta., followed up his Canadian counterpart with a victory in the finals of the saddle bronc event.

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  10. Cooper disqualified from Calgary StampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Cody Cassidy of Donalda, Alberta won the steer wrestling with a time of four seconds. Trevor Knowles of Mount Vernon, Oregon is the Pool B aggregate leader. In the saddle bronc, Cort Scheer of Elsmere, Nebraska posted the highest score with 87 ...

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  11. Brent Lewis wins All-Around buckle at 'World's Oldest Rodeo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Daily Courier

    ... Oldest Rodeo' 2nd title in Prescott comes after 18-year wait Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier Trevor Knowles of Mount Vernon, Oregon, was quick enough to place in the average during the final performance of the 2015 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo ...

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  12. Progress on Dayville-area fires ahead of hot holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A still-growing army of about 350 firefighters working in hot temperatures have brought the Sugarloaf Fire north of Dayville to 40 percent containment. But with several other fires still burning in the area, officials are watching for new smoke plumes and pleading with residents and visitors to be extremely careful with fire as the holiday weekend approaches.

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  13. Historic homes topic at Genealogy meetingRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, April 20. The program will focus on historic homes in Mount Vernon and Franklin County and the families that either built or lived in them.

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  14. Chaney to speak at Genealogy meetingRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... of the Franklin County Genealogy Society. Mrs. Chaney is the owner of The Frame Up and Fine Arts Gallery in Mount Vernon. Her topic will be Preservation vs. Conservation. The group will meet at the genealogy research library on Main Street at 7 p.m. ...

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  15. Mt. Vernon class of 1965 to host 50th reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Daily Reporter

    The Mt. Vernon class of 1965 will host their 50th reunion from 7 to 11a p.m. May 1 at the Creative Arts Center, 2 W. Main St., Greenfield.

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  16. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Clearwater Tribune

    Gordon was born in Tillamook, OR on June 10, 1925, to Raymond Lee and Evelyn Beryl Thiessen. Gordon attended school in Mount Vernon, OR, which was over five miles from the family homestead, where he learned how to farm, raise animals, and be self-sufficient.

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  17. Bigony watercolors exhibited at Frame UpRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    An exhibit of work by award winning artist Ron Bigony is now on display at the Frame Up Fine Arts Gallery at 204 W. Main St. in Mount Vernon.

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