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Crane hoopsters take on Grant Union, travel to La Grande

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald The Crane Mustangs girls basketball squad took on the Grant Union Prospectors on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The Prospectors won the game, 45-26. Grant Union jumped to an early lead in the first quarter and never let the Mustangs gain the upper hand. At the end of the first quarter, the…

Gordon Dow Wilson 1928-2017

Gordon Dow Wilson passed away Nov. 21. He was a cherished and respected gentleman. Gordon was born April 24, 1928, in Woodburn to L. Dow Wilson and Gladys Wilson. He graduated from Grant Union High School in John Day, and the University of Oregon. He married Joyce Dies Aug. 19, 1951. They were blessed with…

Dwight Kimsey Mims 1936-2017

Dwight Kimsey Mims, 81, passed away Nov. 21, at a hospital in Meridian, Idaho. Dwight was born Oct. 21, 1936, in Ted, Smith County, Miss., to Roy Otis Mims Sr. and Lena Susie (Chisholm) Mims. Dwight’s middle name came from a Mr. Kimsey who was a close friend and neighbor of his parents when they…

Death notice — Wesley Baisley

Wesley Baisley, 88, of Baker City, and formerly of Burns, passed away Dec. 4 at his residence in Beehive Homes in Baker City. A service will be held in Burns at a later date.  Memorial Contributions may be made in honor of Wesley to Boys Town through Grays West & Co. Pioneer Chapel at 1500…

Hilton “Pete” Grisel 1938 – 2017 

Hilton “Pete” Grisel passed away Dec. 1, with family close by his side. Pete was born July 19, 1938. Pete and his three brothers grew up tough in the wilds of Southeastern Oregon, near Lakeview. This led to a self-sufficient man who could make or fix anything with bailing wire and a cigarette. He was…

Christmas time is here, and there are plenty of holly, jolly activities planned throughout Harney County to help you celebrate the season. Get into the spirit by marking your calenders for the following festivities: Thursday, Nov. 30 • Holiday concert by the Burns High School (BHS)band at 7 p.m. in the BHS cafeteria. Friday, Dec….

Board selects fair manager

At the fair board meeting of Nov. 14, the board selected Jordon Bennett as the new permanent fair manager. Bennett hails from the Walla Walla, Wash., area and will start his new job in mid-December 2017. The board also decided to have the appreciation dinner for the volunteers in February 2018, thanking the volunteers and…

Crane holds fall sports awards banquet

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald The fall sports awards banquet was held on Tuesday, Nov. 21, to honor the Crane Union High School football and volleyball athletes. The football and volleyball coaches handed out JV letters, varsity letters, special awards, and High Desert League (HDL) awards. The special awards are as follows: Volleyball –– Most…

John Pierre Ebar Sr. 1938-2017

  John Pierre Ebar Sr. passed away Nov. 21. John was born Dec. 18, 1938, in Burns to John and Josephine (Laucirica) Ebar. John spent his entire  life in Burns. He attended Burns schools and graduated from Burns Union High School in 1957. After high school, he attended Oregon State University for one year, and…

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