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Strange light in sky visible from Lostine
Although reported by witnesses in nine western states and two Canadian provinces, only one...
Statues panel recommends Chief Joseph for U.S. Capitol
Wolf numbers continue to rise
On Sunday, clocks to spring forward


Corak named to National Wrestling Hall of Fame
In early May, long-time Enterprise teacher and coach Chuck Corak will be inducted into the National...
Ribich runs mile in 4:13
Fuller pins all, sweeps to state title at 195
Local steelhead numbers best since 2010


Caregivers plan celebration with Mauck
Caregivers of Enterprise's Dorothy Mauck plan to celebrate with her on her 95th birthday.
Chieftain in Hawaii
Women’s Art Month to open March 6
For Joe Whittle, life is one big picture


OUT OF THE PAST: Wallowa County cheese state’s best
Local history as revealed through the local news, as reported 100, 70, 50 and 25 years ago.
AND FURTHERMORE: Bah to shallow-rooted spruces
Jabberwock II ... Horses
BIRD-WATCHING: Tree swallows are bug control


CHIEFTAIN: Oregon needs more auditing capacity
State government currently lacks effective means for examining its mistakes.
LETTER: Disputing columnist’s views on corruption
Editorial cartoon for Volume 132 Issue 46
CHIEFTAIN: County sidesteps Oregon’s graduation problem

Capital Bureau

Exec who started email leak investigation resigns
State COO, the executive who called for a criminal investigation into the leak of former Gov. John...
Automatic voter registration bill passed to governor
Brown will ‘encourage’ investigation of tax credits
House Democrats move fuel bill to Gov. Brown


DEATH NOTICE: Virgil Harold Chitwood
Death notice for Virgil Chitwood, 74, who died Feb. 26, 2015.
OBITUARY: Berneice Hafer
OBITUARY: Richard Hammond
DEATH NOTICE: Carmen L. Kohlhepp