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Biz Buzz: Enterprise Animal Hospital family grows

How do you pregnancy-check 250 cows, take care of a steady stream of small pets with medical...

County clerk: Disregard minor date error on ballots
Rep. Walden meets with veterans in Enterprise
ODFW confirms depredations by Chesnimnus, Imnaha pack wolves


Eagles’ Johnson, Cooney land on all-league first team; Hulse Coach of the Year
Cougars’ Hulse named Coach of the Year; 3 Outlaws receive Wapiti honors
Joseph volleyball advances to state tournament
Volleyball: Cougars’ season ends in Joseph
Prep Roundup: Outlaws earn big win at Pilot Rock


Local students complete degrees at EOU

Eastern Oregon University awarded 713 bachelor’s degrees, 96 master’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


Letter: Measure 97 doesn’t add up

This is another effort to financially attack families that can least afford it. The firms...

Letter: Back Measure 97, then get involved
Editorial: A playbook for civility
Editorial: In governor’s race, Pierce has the edge

Capital Bureau

Avakian campaign says claims of wrongdoing politically motivated
Group claims Brad Avakian's state staff did campaign work, received bonuses from contributions.
Motor Voter expands rolls by more than 230,000
Election Guide: Governor
Election Guide: Attorney General


OBITUARY: Thomas Bender

Thomas Harold Bender of Wallowa passed away Sept. 24, 2016 at age 76.

He was born June 28,...

OBITUARY: Roberta Naughton
OBITUARY: Bernard Carper
OBITUARY: William Dennis Parks

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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