Featured Stories



Biz Buzz: ‘Favorite Finds on Main’ moving to new spot
Layton Forest Products opens in Wallowa
For the Record: A listing of selected activities by Wallowa County entities
Joseph to consider low-income housing proposal
Joseph: Opposition to zoning change heard


Joseph Eagle teams finish regular season play
District matchups begin this week.
Wallowa roundball teams face Echo, Powder Valley
Ourlaws turn their eyes to district play
9 wrestlers head to state


3 minutes with Cliff Galli
Cliff Galli is an artist in addition to a cattleman and has worked in many mediums, including...
3 minutes with Justin Doherty
3 minutes with Hailie Hillock


Open Range: Remembering Sonny Tureman
Barrie Qualle is an all-around working ranch hand, author and ranch rodeo enthusiast. He lives in...
‘The Post’ missed an important concept
Planning the Wallowa Valley Community Ice Rink’s future
Wahl to Wall: Students still discovering journalism


Letter: Time for WURA to get on board
Up to this point, it seems to us that the WURA board and railroad managers just simply lack the...
Letter: Resentful about paying taxes this year
Letter: Elk remain a scourge for ranchers
Letter: Elk continue to be a problem in Wallowa County

Capital Bureau

In-state tuition for noncitizens steps closer
The Oregon Senate on Monday passed a bill to give resident tuition to noncitizens who have...
Senate committee to take another pass at tax plan
Ethics commission to pursue Kitzhaber for 10 violations
Mercury pollution may impact Oregon farm erosion rules


Obituary: Ray Baum
In 1989, Ray was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives and held the seat for District 58...
Obituary: Evamae Johnson
Death Notice: Vivian Rudger
Obituary: Frances L. Burbridge

Special Sections

Out of the Past: Plant begins producing Swiss cheese
Mining the Chieftain’s archives for local history
Out of the Past: Loose cow careens through Enterprise
Out of the Past: ‘Paint Your Wagon’ to be filmed here