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‘Grit and Ink’ unveiling draws a crowd
Josephy event launched newspaper history tome
Anniversary: Floyd and Patricia Winslow
Robertson, Cook to play benefit concert
Calendar of Events: Activities and happenings across Wallowa County


Wallowa football team moves to semifinals
St. Paul looms in Saturday game at Hermiston HS
Cross-country boys and girls cruise to second at state meet
Wallowa will play in quarter-finals
Eagles volleyball season ends in Redmond


3 min with Greg Oveson


Retired Groundskeeper

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


Guest Column: Two years on and we’re no greater
Carl Kiss is a semi-retired attorney who lives in Enterprise.
Open Range: How to become a ‘super puncher’
Wahl to Wall: Election is over, tacos are served
Mountain Medicine: Health outcomes are improving in Wallowa County


Letter: Working on getting along

A child would know better than to accept Anita VanGrunsven’s contemptuous lunch...

Voice of the Chieftain: It’s time for leadership in Joseph
Life Flight can be a Christmas gift
Columnist refuses to answer in anger

Capital Bureau

Oregon governor stops bid to raise alcohol taxes
The Oregon Health Authority wanted to boost taxes on beer and wine, in part to push down...
Sources: Richardson’s tumor is aggressive, fatal cancer
State launches probe after box of ballots surfaces
State expects $1 billion extra in treasury this cycle


Obituary: Donald Beier
Buck lived to play golf (literally).
Obituary: Janice Meyer
Obituary: Joyce Tompkins
Obituary: Gerald Trump

Special Sections

Out of the Past: County celebrates the end of World War I
From the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain
Out of the Past: Enterprise adopts $14,543 annual budget