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Rep. Walden meets with veterans in Enterprise

Greg Walden, Congressional representative for Oregon’s 2nd District, met with Wallowa...

ODFW confirms depredations by Chesnimnus, Imnaha pack wolves
Wolf plan review brings management zones, hunting to forefront
Education workshop in Wallowa reflects the new face of ag


Joseph volleyball advances to state tournament

The Joseph volleyball team defeated Echo in five sets (25-21, 23-25, 25-15, 10-25, 15-10) in the...

Volleyball: Cougars’ season ends in Joseph
Prep Roundup: Outlaws earn big win at Pilot Rock
Sports Scoreboard


Local students complete degrees at EOU

Wallowa County Chieftain

Eastern Oregon University awarded 713 bachelor’s degrees,...

Wallowa Valley Orchestra set to begin rehearsals
Community Calendar
Out of the Past: Hundreds of hunters roam Lick Creek area


Political Philosophy: Lessons learned from another go at teaching

Not counting my experience as a parent or volunteer, I have had three stints in teaching. The...

Main Street: Seven words that changed everything
Bird Watching: American Kestrels abound on Zumwalt Prairie
Guest column: We’d all pay a steep price for Measure 97


Editorial: In governor’s race, Pierce has the edge

Democrat Kate Brown and Republican Bud Pierce are squaring off to become the next governor of...

Editorial Cartoon
Letter: Who’s more committed to public service?
Letter: Clinton’s the obvious choice

Capital Bureau

Election Guide: Governor
Election Guide: Attorney General
Election Guide: Secretary of State
Election Guide: State Treasurer


OBITUARY: Bernard Carper

Bernard Wilbur “Bernie” Carper died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at his home in...

OBITUARY: Roberta Naughton
OBITUARY: William Dennis Parks
OBITUARY: Florence Power

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Out of the Past: Bear meat supper at Alder Slope
Out of the past pulled from the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain.
Out of the Past: Bears scavenging around Wallowa Lake cabins