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Vosses earn top ‘grassman’ honors from Wallowa County
Much of the work unchanged from 100 years ago
Joseph sewer rates may be going up
EHS Class of ‘58 holds reunion
Community Calendar: A listing of events and activities around Wallowa County


Wallowa Cougar’s blank Powder Valley, 60-0
Rivalry with nearby Elgin resumes this week
Eagles ladies swat Huskies
Combined cross-country team shines at season opener
Enterprise High School volleyball squad chalks up two more wins


3 minutes with Samantha Layne


Student and part-time librarian

Samantha Layne, 19, of...


Wahl to Wall: Joseph’s new streets are amazing
Wahl is editor of The Chieftain.
Open Range: Keep Wallowa County’s rural charm
Mountain Medicine: Why am I sick during the summer?
Guest Column: Integrated health clinic moving ahead


Editorial: Lodging tax lessons –– Do it the right way
This is a huge growing-up experience for the county.
Letter to the Editor: Why so many ‘clients’ here?
Letter to the Editor: Pay it forward –– Wallowa folks are the best
Letter: Newspapers encourage exchange of ideas

Capital Bureau

Public safety training agency needs more space
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training eyes expansion of Salem dorm facilities.
Hundreds of chronic pain patients oppose opioid policy change
First openly gay state Supreme Court justice to retire
Nike CEO takes public stance on sanctuary law repeal


Obituary: Betty Daggett
Betty was born in Enterpris to Chester and Lady Clair (Mavor) Shirley.
Obituary: Virginia Brooks Sasser
Obituary: Bruce Dunn
Obituary: Bonnie Larson

Special Sections

Out of the Past: Enterprise residents getting their mail at home
From the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain
Out of the Past: Arrival of gasoline supply cheered by all
Out of the Past: Enterprise-Lewiston highway formally opens