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Wallowa celebrates new water system
Wallowa City water project a success, residents celebrate
FOR THE RECORD: Lost mule; vicious dogs; stolen wallet
Sheehy’s team at UA wins $100K award
Community Calendar: Triple 6 golf; Cale Moon concert


Wellens, Oliver lead WHS golfers at state
Wellens, Oliver lead WHS golf team at state tourney.
Locals shine at state track and field
Ent/Wal track men take district
Joseph women win district trophy


Farmers’ market season begins



OUT OF THE PAST: Sylvia Tippett drowns in creek
Local history as revealed through news reports — 100, 70, 50 and 25 years ago.
GUEST COLUMN: SNAP Incentive boosts health
OUT OF THE PAST: Mexico’s Yaquis kill Wallowa native
BIRD-WATCHING: Savannah sparrow helps ranchers


CHIEFTAIN: Updating gas tax makes sense
Taxing motorists based on miles traveled may be a more realistic approach to funding Oregon's roads.
LETTER: Important to air sheriff’s views
GUEST COLUMN: Gretchen Jordan
Editorial cartoon for Vol. 133 Issue 6

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Senate OKs tighter medical marijuana regulation
The Oregon Senate Wednesday approved tighter regulations on medical marijuana in an attempt to...
Bill extending rape statute of limitation moves to Senate
Dems, GOP meet on transportation funding package
Lawmakers pressed to extend, expand film credits


DEATH NOTICE: Jack Coleman
Death notice for Jack Coleman, 87, who died May 17, 2015.
SERVICE NOTICE: Donald Hammack
SERVICE NOTICE: Harold Chitwood
OBITUARY: Wlliam DeGrofft Jr.