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Wolf poached in Wallowa County, OSP seeks help finding shooter

Oregon State Police are asking for help finding a poacher who shot and killed a wolf in Wallowa...

Goss coming to OK Theatre
Garret sentenced in Wallowa County Circuit Court on animal abuse, other charges
News in Brief: Josephy hots Brown Bag session Nov. 21


Wallowa Cougars football team ends season in state quarterfinals
Ramsden, Brockamp and Ritthaler led the attach
Photo Gallery: Eighth-grade basketball teams compete
David Ribich continues his winning ways
Kolbaba finishes PBR season in second


3 minutes with Linda Eoff
Eoff is organizing the Wallowa Senior Center Christmas Bazaar
3 minutes with Roswitha Parks
3 minutes with Clarann Witty


Open Range: Pranks are the highest form of art
Barrie Quallie is a Wallowa County-based columnist for the Chieftain.
Wahl to Wall: Are you ready for the holidays?
On Main Street: Riding a wave of truth-telling
Wahl to Wall: Traveling is great, coming home is better


Editorial: Looking for leadership, not more excuses

Bad news keeps rolling out from the Oregon Health Authority. But instead of taking...

Letter: Library facilities details a work in progress
Letter: Kudos to stars in ‘Murder’ play
Letter: A different sort of analogy suggested for wolf story

Capital Bureau

OHA director details another $112 million in possible Medicaid errors
The figure is on top of the state’s estimated overpayment of $74 million to coordinated care...
State ethics commission denies Kitzhaber settlement
Feds threaten to end state’s criminal justice funds
Formal complaint charges senator with unwanted touching


Obituary: Jinni Lee Ann Burns
Jinni loved the outdoors, especially going to the mountains
Obituary: Kathleen Wadsworth
Obituary: Ethel Voss
Obituary: John F. Steinbeck

Special Sections

Out of the Past: War effort causing material, labor shortages
Delving deep into Wallowa County’s history as recorded in the Chieftain
Out of the Past: Enterprise seeks solution to the ‘boy’ problem
Out of the Past: Government purchases prop up potato prices