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Wallowa native dies in car crash

A former Wallowa resident was killed in an auto crash on Interstate 84 in Gilliam County July...

Joseph officials announce resignations
Manhattan or Lostine: Giarrizzo finds inspiration wherever he lands
For the Record: A log of selected public safety agency calls


Wallowa County shooter triumphs in 4-H nationals
Cole Gomes continues archery prowess.
Tee Time: Milkshakes suitable reward after hot tournament day
Tee Time: Walla Walla duo take top spot in invitational golf tournament
Photo album: Lostine River Run


3 Minutes with Vixen Radford-Wecks

Vixen Radford-Wecks lives between Enterprise and Joseph with her husband, Joseph Fire Chief...

3 Minutes with Mike Musia
2017 Spring Fair winners announced
3 minutes with Janyel Share


On Main Street: 46 years on Main Street

In July of 1971, just before Chief Joseph Days, I pulled into the Mountain View Motel in my new...

Wahl to wall: Summer is going by too fast
Open Range: New-fangled ways to earn money
Wahl to Wall: People do the darndest things


Voice of the Chieftain: Legislators left Salem with unfinished business
Pension and tax reform need to be addressed
Charging ODFW a fee
Voice of the Chieftain: Is our form of government sustainable?
Letter: Keep out the elk; let’s build a wall

Capital Bureau

Task force eyes state assets that could reduce PERS liability
Gov. Brown wants recommendations on ways to reduce the pension system’s unfunded liability...
Richardson accused of conflict of interest in provider tax repeal
Cash assistance cases still above pre-recession levels
State hikes individual, business health premiums


Obituary: Susan J. Albee

Susan J. Albee

Dec. 3, 1942 –– July 10, 2017

Susan J. Albee, of Walla...

Obituary: James ‘Jim’ Edward Childers
Obituary: Betty Pyeatt
Obituary: David Ryan Sharp

Special Sections

OUT OF THE PAST: Garden club has summer outing


July 19, 1917

The barn built last year by Hugh Wilson on his farm near...

Out of the past: Enterprise-Lewiston highway nearly finished
Out of the past: Graingrowers build new elevator in Wallowa