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EHS students take national FCCLA medals
FCCLA wins medals at nationals
Joseph scrambles to fill two key positions
For the Record: Selected calls from area law enforcement agencies
Calendar: A comprehensive list of events and activities in Wallowa County


Baseball season still going for Bathke
Enterprise High School senior Chris Bathke has his sights set on more than playing high school...
Tee Time: Eastside Seniors take to the links
Sports Briefs: Diabetes walk planned Aug. 5
Miller leading Harley Tucker rodeo series


3 Minutes with Toni Leech

Toni Leech and her husband Keith Friedly came to Wallowa County 16 years ago from the...

3 Minutes with Vixen Radford-Wecks
3 Minutes with Mike Musia
2017 Spring Fair winners announced


Political Philosophy: Russian meddling a serious development

There is no way that a brief column could begin to capture all the intrigue that has developed...

Wahl to Wall: Library discussion takes many paths
On Main Street: 46 years on Main Street
Wahl to wall: Summer is going by too fast


Time to do something about housing in Wallowa County

Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. Up until last week,...

Letter: Thanks for the memories
Letter: Time to listen to the elk
Voice of the Chieftain: Legislators left Salem with unfinished business

Capital Bureau

Task force eyes state assets that could reduce PERS liability
Gov. Brown wants recommendations on ways to reduce the pension system’s unfunded liability...
Richardson accused of conflict of interest in provider tax repeal
Cash assistance cases still above pre-recession levels
State hikes individual, business health premiums


Obituary: Effie Pearl Burns

Effie Pearl Burns

June 28, 1995 –– July 11, 2017

Effie Pearl Burns,...

Obituary: Leo Beard
Memorial Service: Maiva Ilene Knotts
Obituary: Susan J. Albee

Special Sections

Out of the Past: First grain elevator to be built


July 26, 1917

Wallowa Lake was selected for the Pioneers Reunion Merry...

OUT OF THE PAST: Garden club has summer outing
Out of the past: Enterprise-Lewiston highway nearly finished