You are here
Home > Youth

Kids Club receives grant for middle school program

Kids Club of Harney County has announced that the organization has been selected by the New York Life Foundation to receive one of 18 “Aim High” grant awards to support its out-of-school program serving disadvantaged youth. Friday Academy will receive a one-year award of $15,000. The Aim High grant awards are part of a national…

Hilander sports camps set

Hilander Football Camp for students entering grades 3-12 this fall is coming up. The camp for grades 3-6 will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. July 31-Aug. 3, and the camp for grades 7-12 will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7-10 at the practice field inside the Burns High…

Dog show to be held June 10

The Friskey Fleas 4-H Dog Club will be hosting the 42nd Eastern Oregon Invitational Dog Show at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at the Harney County Fairgrounds. This is the state qualifying show for intermediate and senior 4-Hers as the Harney County Fair is held after the Oregon State Fair. Obedience and showmanship classes will…

Results of the Migratory Bird Festival Youth Art Contest

Many Harney County students participated in the annual Migratory Bird Festival youth art contest this year. There were dozens of incredible submissions across all ages! Thank you to the teachers and helpers who made these masterpieces possible with classroom time and overall support for art education. Here are the results for first, second and third…

Teen Court Program revamped and re-energized

by Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald The Teen Court program is being revamped and re-energized by the Harney County Juvenile Department. Lori Cheek, Harney County Juvenile Department Director, and Brooke Nyman, Probation Officer, are working together to reinstate Teen Court as a viable program within the juvenile crime prevention program. Teen Court is a program in…

ESD receives grant for Studio to School program

Arts instruction and integrating the arts into the regular education classroom will continue to get a boost in Harney County. Recently, through a grant renewal process, Harney Education Service District (Harney ESD) gained approval for yet another $70,000. Harney ESD partnering with Harney County schools, Kids Club of Harney County and the Arts in Education…

Red Ribbon Week activities

  Harney Partners for Kids & Families is teaming up with numerous community sponsors to present a Red Ribbon Week celebration Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Harney County Fairgrounds. Starting at 6 p.m., a free hamburger or hot dog barbecue dinner will be served in the Memorial Building. Interactive booths will be open in the…

Crary confers with Crane students

Lindy Williams Burns Times-Herald Jim Crary, the democratic congressional candidate running against republican Greg Walden for Oregon’s second district, spoke to the students of Crane Union High School on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Crary was born and raised in Fargo, N.D., attended college for a year, then enlisted in the Army for two years. After the…

Top