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Dunn elected; library district goes down

Wallowa County residents are waking up to a new county commissioner this morning. Voters also approved continuing the weed control levy and turned down a proposal to form a library district.

Latest results from the county show Bruce Dunn...

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McFarland gets his day in court; gets 30 days for driving violations
McFarland gets his day in court; gets 30 days for driving violations
McFarland first appeared at a pretrial conference May 2 before Judge Russell B. West.
Get ready to hoot at ‘hootenanny’
Get ready to hoot at ‘hootenanny’
This year’s event will also feature special guest emcee, Dan Maher, host of Northwest Public Radio’s Inland Folk.
Calendar: Events and happenings around Wallowa County
Wallowa County Job Fair 5-7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Heritage Plaza, 203 Main St., Joseph.
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Tracy earns vet scholarship

Enterprise Animal Hospital has award its annual $2,000 scholarship to Wallowa County high school senior Maddi Tracy. Qualifying students must be enrolled in veterinary medicine or animal sciences at an accredited...

Biz Buzz: Food scene in for some changes
Biz Buzz: Food scene in for some changes
The old Hydrant signs will be raffled off when the new Rusty Spur opens.
Biz Buzz: Minam Motel owners making changes
Biz Buzz: Minam Motel owners making changes
Barstad wins Wallowa Lake Marina contract
Judge rules Wallowa rancher trespassed on federal land
A judge has ruled Wallowa County rancher Tyler Smith unlawfully trespassed by allowing cattle to graze on public land. The case now moves to trial to determine whether damages and an injunction are warranted.
Stamp Out Hunger food donation is Saturday
Wallowa County residents are asked to collect nonperishable food items and leave them in a bag near their mailboxes.
Top spellers named
Top spellers named

Wallowa County Commissioners boost planning fees
Sign letter in support of wellness project
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Zumba: 6:30 a.m. The Place, Joseph. No experience needed. Instructor: Tammi Chapman.

Food Giveaway: 11:30 a.m. Wallowa Senior Center in Wallowa, 11 a.m. Enterprise Senior Center. Sponsored by Wallowa Fresh Food Alliance. Perishable food...

Wallowa County Commission candidates oppose lodging tax increase
Business topics part of Joseph forum
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Sessions on diabetes planned

A 16-week program for people who may be at risk for type 2 diabetes will begin June 5 and continue through September each Tuesday 1 p.m. at Enterprise Senior Center.

The National Diabetes Prevention program was...

A mothers work is never done
Experienced hands offer advice, commiserate
Wallowa Memorial Hospital named in top 20
The eight measurements included quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, cost, inpatient and outpatient market share, charge and financial stability.
First ‘pub talk’ deemed a success
Wallowa Resources embarks on program series
Call center will create up to 18 new jobs
Call center will create up to 18 new jobs
Bronze Antler sold to Alaskan couple
Field blaze blackens 7.5 acres
Field blaze blackens 7.5 acres
Rancher was burning ditches, fence lines
New publisher hired for Chieftain
New publisher hired for Chieftain
He was previously publisher of The World in Coos Bay.
First Eagle Cap Excursion Train run has Mexican theme
The annual Mother’s Day Brunch Train leaves the depot at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 13.
Joseph Public Works lead resigns

The Joseph City Council unanimously accepted the resignation of the city’s public works lead, Matt Mead, after an executive session Monday, morning. Meat tendered his resignation to the council on Friday.

His letter did not give a reason...

Response to Intervention program boost achievement in Wallowa elementary school
Charter school plan has been dropped
Wallowa County planning, building code departments seek compliance officer
Work continues on bed and breakfast standards
Q&A: Weed levy questions answered
Q&A: Weed levy questions answered
While noxious weeds pose a significant economic threat to agriculture, their impact is not limited to ranches and farms.
McFarland returns for court hearing
Jury trial is on May 3 docket
Future service member helping vets now
Future service member helping vets now
Senior projects underway at Joseph High
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APRIL 23

11:09 a.m. –– Roseburg Police Department arrested Corey Nathaniel Holt on a Wallowa County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear. Original charges were furnishing alcohol to a person under 21 and delivery of...

Enterprise FCCLA qualifies for nationals

Enterprise High School’s FCCLA chapter came home from the 2018 Oregon FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Portland with some “bling.”

As a whole, the Enterprise team earned five gold and four silver medals, and all...

Wallowa Memorial Hospital debuts transitional care program
The program is modeled on Mayo’s successful efforts in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
News in Brief: Donkey basketball coming to Enterprise
County library needs its materials back

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Farewell, John: Well-wishers gather for Williams’ retirement bash
Few of William’s foibles over the past 25 years were missed by speakers, which included friends, family, co-workers and others.
Wallowa County bypassed for Workforce Housing Pilot Project

It’s a miss this time, but Wallowa County will soon know what is needed to qualify for state Workforce Housing Initiative money — or...

For the Record: Select activities of Wallowa County public safety agencies
McFarland gets his day in court; gets 30 days for driving violations
Calendar: Events and happenings around Wallowa County