Featured Stories



Fire damages pack station building
Wecks estimated that the fire was well under control within a half-hour.
Library district fails: No ‘windfall’ money will be used to keep county library open
Dog walk raises funds, awareness for heart worms
Wallowa Resources Spring Fling flung


Relay teams spark Enterprise at state meet
Burns tops javelin event
Tingelstad standout for Joseph at state
Tee Time: Tough spring weather for golfers
Golfers sizzle at state; baseball and softball head to state


3 minutes with Jacey Bell
In 2017, she bought her own place: the historic “Range Rider Saloon” in Enterprise.
3 Minutes with Erl McLaughlin
3 Minutes with Adam Ward


Eating Healthy: Planning key to family meals
Ann Bloom is a nutrition program assistant for the OSU Extension Service in Wallowa County.
Lessons learned from primary election
Political Philosophy: Riding the economic merry-go-round
Main Street: How good were the ‘good old days?’


Letter: Next time, try the classifieds
Just common sense.
Letter to the Editor: Tinimura event was a big deal
Editorial: Collaborative expansion a good thing
Letter: The news versus the opinions

Capital Bureau

State eases rules on building officials
An emergency rule by the Oregon Building Codes Division would have effectively shut down the...
Williams claims need for pot data, cooperation with local police
Tax-free grocery initiative closer to state’s November ballot
State grapples with gaps in I.T. project oversight


Obituary: Beverly K. Kane
Beverly was born, in Wallowa, the daughter of Clifford A. and Laura Gregory Johnson.
Obituary: Claude (Jack) Melvin Pace
Obituary: Jeanie King
Obituary: David Turner

Special Sections

Out of the Past: Smallpox outbreak nixes 1918 EHS graduation
From the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain
Out of the Past: U.S. Army is buying horses; $135 a head
Out of the Past: Long-distance phone rates going up