Grass Valley Fire burns in Douglas, Grant counties

MANSFIELD — The Grass Valley Fire burning in Douglas County and parts of Grant County was 40 percent contained as of Monday evening, Aug. 13, according to information provided by the Southeast Washington Interagency Incident Management Team. The fire started just after 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, near the intersection of Highways 17 and 172 by Sims Corner, about 12 miles east of Mansfield....
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Swimming lessons for Mansfield children

Mansfield School and the Mansfield Lions Club teamed up to offer free swimming lessons Aug. 6-10 for the local children. The lessons were held at the Waterville Pool.
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Vacation Bible School at Mansfield

The Mansfield Community Church hosted its annual Vacation Bible School July 30-Aug. 2. This year’s VBS was a combined effort of the local church and the Living Faith Community Church from Philomath, Ore.
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools. Editor’s note: The information — including names — is exactly as submitted by the school.   Brewster Middle/High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Juniors: Nathan Rios, Samantha Yanez Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers, Miriam Garcia, Benjamin Witt Eighth grade: Yunuen...
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Church offers flag disposal service

Mansfield Community Church Pastor LeRoy Harshaw and his wife Nancy have placed a receptacle at the church where people with flags to be discarded could dispose of them properly.
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Mansfield senior attends Evergreen Boys State

Mansfield School senior David MacDonald attended Evergreen Boys State June 17-23 at the Warm Beach Conference Center in Stanwood.
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Jameson Lake Resort holds Father’s Day Fishing Derby

Jameson Lake Resort hosted a Father's Day weekend of activities with a fishing derby June 16 and a pancake breakfast the following morning.
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Mansfield Theatricals presents ‘Nuncrackers’

The Mansfield Theatricals theater group presented their production of "Nuncrackers" June 7, 9 and 11.
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Mansfield celebrates Playday

The Mansfield Chamber hosted its annual Playday event June 7-10. People from all over Douglas County and beyond came to enjoy this year's event.
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Celebration for Mansfield graduates

Mansfield High School honored it’s 101st graduating class and celebrated the students' accomplishments in commence ceremonies June 8.
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