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Community Calendar: Events and activities around Wallowa County

Kickboxing Fitness Class: 5:15 a.m. The Vault in Enterprise. Hurricane Point Fitness. No...

Joseph council deals with noise complaint
Federal financial do-si-do costs county $10K
Life planning for teens session offered


Cross-country boys and girls cruise to second at state meet

The Wallowa County combined cross-country boys and girls teams both walked away from the state...

Wallowa will play in quarter-finals
Eagles volleyball season ends in Redmond
Joseph goes undefeated: Football team finishes 7-0


3 min with Greg Oveson


Retired Groundskeeper

Greg Oveson, 67, of Wallowa, was one of a...

3 minutes with Jesse Eaves


Mountain Medicine: Health outcomes are improving in Wallowa County
Dr. Emily Sheahan is a family medicine specialist who has been practicing for 13 years. Mountain...
Wahl to Wall: The fabric of our landscape is changing
And Furthermore: Facing death at Bedrock Rapid
Pastor’s Corner: A lot of life lessons can be found in a cemetery


Voice of the Chieftain: It’s time for leadership in Joseph

It was disheartening to hear of the resignation of Joseph Mayor Dennis Sands. If the Joseph City...

Life Flight can be a Christmas gift
Columnist refuses to answer in anger
Time for columnist to address the real issues

Capital Bureau

Women to hold record number of seats in Oregon Legislature
In six state races, women defeated men and bolstered their numbers in the Oregon House and Senate.
Student success committee begins work on large education package
Six Oregon cities vote to allow marijuana business
Voters block sanctuary state repeal, grocery tax ban


Obituary: Joyce Tompkins
She lived several places, with her last residences being Pendleton, La Grande and Wallowa.
Obituary: Gerald Trump
Obituary: Gayle Schmeck
Obituary: Thelma Maxwell

Special Sections

Out of the Past: Enterprise adopts $14,543 annual budget

Cheryl Jenkins


Nov. 7, 1918

Help eat up the national surplus of...

Out of the Past: Possible draftees on pins and needles
Out of the Past: Slot machines an issue for law enforcement