Featured Stories


Tag-team teachers tie class together
Faced with crowded sixth-grade classroom, Enterprise Elementary employs unique approach.
Exchange student from Pakistan helping to bridge cultural gaps
Search for Enterprise police chief begins anew
Local accounting company to join top CPA firm


Wallowa County grapplers ready to hit the mat
Roundup of county wrestling programs.
Ribich finishes 67th at D-II nationals
Enterprise runner to compete on national stage
Ski season preview: Let it snow


Community Calendar: Jingle Thru Joseph, Holiday Soup Luncheon
The coming weeks' events in Walowa County.
For publication in Volume 135 Issue 32, 11-25-15.
Out of the Past: 16” slab wood for $2.50 a cord
Wallowa native wins Rocky Mountain Emmy
Community Calendar: Almost Thanksgiving Dinner at the lodge


Political Philosophy: Modern insights from an ancient text

In a recent Republican debate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida made these claims in the context...

Open Range: Knights of the Range are often resourceful
Bird-Watching: Zumwalt is prime area for horned larks


Reasons for being thankful all around

This week as we all gather with friends and family for Thanksgiving Day, we’d like to...

Letter: Let’s provide permanent homes for more of Oregon’s children
Editorial Cartoon
Oregon wolf decision based on facts, not fears

Capital Bureau

State unprepared to accept pot tax cash
Lawmakers were somewhat dismayed this week that Dept of Revenue wasn’t further along with...
Rebuffed OFW appointees confirmed by Senate
Online financial disclosure system to launch Jan. 1
Group clears first step for abortion ballot measure


OBITUARY: Todd Ebsen Boston, Aug. 29, 1963 to Nov. 8, 2015

Todd Ebsen Boston passed away suddenly on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 at his favorite place on earth,...

OBITUARY: Donel ‘Roger’ Courtney, Jan. 13, 1949 to Nov. 12, 2015
OBITUARY: Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Elva Curtis, Sept. 28, 1927 to Oct. 19, 2015
OBITUARY: Lester O. Ruud, July 17, 1913 to Nov. 12, 2015

Special Sections

Out of the Past: Deep snow leaves hunting party marooned
Out of the past pulled from the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain.
Out of the Past: Christmas lights return to Enterprise following war