Featured Stories



Memorial Day – Schedule of Events
Seven events in WC
Wally Wakes
COMMUNITY CALENDAR: What’s happening in Wallowa County
NEWS IN BRIEF: Promise reunion, museum seeks volunteers


Joseph girls repeat as state track champs
The week in sports.
Sports roundup
Joseph Masonic Lodge hosts shooting match
Gone Fishing: Season off to a slow start


3 Minutes with Susan Gilstrap
3 Minutes with Susan Gilstrap
Three minutes with Sally Brandt
3 Minutes with Mary Ann Burrows


Tourism has ups and downs

This weekend marks the official kick-off of the tourist season in Wallowa County. I am anxious...

Time to dump Electoral College
Single payer only way to go
The efficacy of libraries and hospitals


Grads: Learn to make good decisions

In a few days, high school seniors across Wallowa County will graduate from high school. The...

LETTER: Free-market does not work in healthcare
LETTER: Don’t burn your garbage
LETTER: Two separate art events in Joseph

Capital Bureau

House votes to join effort to elect president by popular vote
The movement has intensified since President Donald Trump’s election in November.
Oregon had no plan for checking Medicaid eligibility
Critics claim liability bill would banish GMOs from Oregon
House approves ballot measure for state executive impeachment process


Minnie Modrich Fregulia

Minnie Modrich Fregulia

May 6, 1918 –– May 12, 2017

Minnie Joann...

Harold E. “Bud” Bartlett
Obituary: Bethel Irene Stubblefield

Special Sections

Out of the Past: Final piece of Enterprise-Lewiston Highway being built

MAY 24, 1917

School is over for the year and the vacation season is on to the joy of...

Out of the Past: Joseph High wins state debate
Out of the Past: Talking movies come to town