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Extended navigation lock outage begins Monday
Beginning Monday, Dec. 12, all navigation locks on the lower Columbia and Snake rivers will be out...
Man sentenced for killing landlord’s dog
Farm Fair renews livestock seminar
AARP Oregon honors Gail Swart with annual community service award


ODFW announces 2017 licenses now available
The new 2017 Oregon hunting and fishing regulation books are now available, along with licenses and...
Mustangs upend Eagles at buzzer
Eagles defend the nest
Prep Roundup: Enterprise Kick-off finds local grapplers in good shape


Out of the Past: Five candidates for Enterprise yell leader
Items of interest from the pages of The Chieftain from this week in years past.
Fishtrap Fireside to feature trio of local writers
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Entertainment Calendar


And Furthermore: Post-election bliss and anger

A lot of people seem to have frowny faces about this Trump presidency situation. You’ve...

A Wallowa Gal: A Christmas of Hope
Guest column: A commitment to prevention
Guest column: Fix, don’t scrap, the Electoral College


Editorial Cartoon

Editorial cartoon for the Dec. 7 edition.

Editorial: The hole in Gov. Brown’s budget
Letter: Still time to request Christmas baskets
Letter: Please find another fishing hole

Capital Bureau

Counties prevail in challenge of paid sick leave
Judge rules Oregon Constitution prohibits Legislature from mandating counties offer paid sick leave...
State Lands staff finds ambiguity in Elliott proposal
Audit: Agency shortcomings put affordable housing inventory at risk
Business leaders offer tax hike support for PERS reform


Death Notice: Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols of Enterprise died Dec. 3, 2016 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland,...

OBITUARY: Herbert Merwin Ovestrud
Death notice: Herbert Overstrud
Death notice: James C. White

Special Sections

Out of the Past: Cod liver oil — before it’s too late
Items of interest from the pages of The Chieftain from this week in years past.
Out of the Past: Cougars to vie for state football title