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Cultural grant applications available
Applications for 2019 must be received by Oct. 31.
Hay trucks keep emergency responders hopping
Joseph policing contract remains unsettled
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DeVore cowboying up: Joseph native badley injured in bronc ride gone bad
Incident occurred July 4 at Haines Stampede.
Tee Time: Air show pleasant distraction for golfers
Wallowa Valley Little League All-Stars shine
Hayes Brothers Racing on track for success


Three Minutes with Clayton Lamm
Clayton loves his dirt bikes.


Wahl to Wall: Writing, music take the spotlight
Wahl is editor of The Chieftain.
Main Street: A world of change for women
Open Range: Old men and old horses
Pastor’s Corner: Spend time with a truly great author


Letter: Yelping dogs make summer miserable
Reinstate the time-honored position of animal control officers.
Eastern Oregon abounds in natural beauty
Letter: More than one way to fund fairground improvements
Letter: Don’t reward law-breakers

Capital Bureau

IPO works to recruit third party members
Alex DiBlasi, the Pacific Green nominee for governor, withdrew his candidacy Friday and joined the...
GOP, Independent candidates make case to publishers
OHA grapples with patients’ chronic pain v. opioid crisis
Report knocks Oregon property tax system


Obituary: Charles Daggett
Tom was born to Charles and Ella Daggett in Pasco, Wash., and raised in Joseph.
Obituary: Dwayne Zollman
Obituary: Marion McCrae
Obituary: Linda Lou Crane

Special Sections

Out of the Past:
Mining the depths of the Chieftain’s archieves.
Out of the Past: Cars jamming new roadway to Lewiston
Out of the Past: Grasshoppers devouring Wallowa County crops