Featured Stories


Fight against meadow hawkweed intensifies
Weed specialists in Wallowa County are reluctant today to say which weed presents today's biggest...
Three from FCCLA raising funds for ‘Dimes for Downs’
Elks name Most Valuable Student Scholars
County’s DA named to state board


Outlaw mat men heading to New Plymouth
Wrestlers from Joseph and Wallowa will go one direction and grapplers from Enterprise out-of-state...
Eagles pound Helix, lose to Nixyaawii
Late spin drops Outlaws to another loss
Shooting woes continue to saddle Wallowa boys


Moscow Renaissance Fair booth applications now available
Organizers of Moscow, Idaho's Spring Renaissance Fair encourage artisans in Wallowa County to take...
Sunset got camera shutters snapping
Fiesta kicks off 2015 Big Read


POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY: College playoffs really delivered
Local columnist gives highly favorable review to college football's new playoff system.
OUT OF THE PAST: Convicted judge spared prison time
OUT OF THE PAST: 1915 winter driving’s breakout year
OPEN RANGE: Local year better than nation’s


CHIEFTAIN: We’re managing people for wolves’ sake
We're not managing wolves; we're managing people for the sake of wolves.
LETTER: Bunny-watchers’ impact counts
LETTER: Keep ECX on front page
COMMENTARY: Oregon’s coming carbon load

Capital Bureau

Kitzhaber says first lady will no longer have policy role
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says first lady will have no policy role.
First lady’s $118,000 fellowship overlapped state energy policy work
Kitzhaber to offer ideas on Measure 91 implementation
Kitzhaber, Democrats hope to fix welfare program’s shortcomings


OBITUARY: Mary Jean Wilson
Obituary for Mary Wilson, 92, who died Jan. 25, 2015.
OBITUARY: Phyllis Dotson
OBITUARY: James Henderson
OBITUARY: Michael Rearick

Special Sections

Courthouse symbolizes pioneer heritage and endurance
Wallowa County Courthouse still in use, still a historic landmark.
Tamkaliks: as it was birthed 25 years ago
Eureka Bar’s faded summer dream
Author illuminates our historic landing strips