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3 Minutes with Vicki Searles
Vicki Searles director of the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce
Dispatch log
Baker performance of GR Symphony
Moraines Partnership to present draft plan of trail project


Wallowa County grapplers, cagers state-bound
Wrestlers move ahead; basketball season ends.
It’s playoff season for local athletes
Wrestling roundup: Enterprise and Joseph grapplers come home with hardware from Pine Eagle Invitational
Weekly sports roundup


Winning photos selected for 2017
Winners announced in Wallowa County Digital Photo Contest
Family of Gene Hayes hosts 95th birthday celebration


Column: It’s time to label beef from dairy cows too
Look for beef from cattle ranches, not dairy farms
Column: We are a nation of migrants
Out of the Past – week 44: Snowmobile races called off due to lack of snow 50 years ago
OUT OF THE PAST: Landmark Enterprise hotel slated for remodel 100 years ago


The state of Oregon’s budget explained in Tolkien analogy
What do Oregon’s budget crisis and Lord of the Rings have in common? Plenty, it seems.
Enterprise Cemetery Board directors needed
Congress must act to fix immigration laws
Will small business be left in the legislative cold?

Capital Bureau

State budget woes could claim pot tax windfall
The state’s $1.8 billion budget shortfall has changed the prospects for bills that would...
Bill prohibits employers from firing employees who use marijuana
In theory, new biz taxes could cover shortfall
Bill would expand Oregon Health Plan to undocumented children


Sarah Jean Thatcher Light
Sarah Jean Thatcher obituary
Ted Brown
Fredric Talbot Obit
Death notice: Donald Maxwell

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