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Sign up now for Chief Joseph Days events
The theme for the 73rd annual Chief Joseph Days Grand Parade is “Strolling Thru the Mountain...
NEOEDD offering more DEI Sessions
Community Calendar: Events and activities around Wallowa County
Joseph city administrator Patterson resigns


Wallowa Valley Little League All-Stars shine
Major boys finished 2-2
Hayes Brothers Racing on track for success
Tee Time: Touraments on tap for July
2018 season a high point in baseball history


Three Minutes with Clayton Lamm
Clayton loves his dirt bikes.


Pastor’s Corner: Spend time with a truly great author
Rev. Tim Barton is lead pastor of Wallowa Assembly of God Church in Wallowa.
Wahl to Wall: The atmosphere in journalism has changed
Tee Time: Course was popping on July 4
Guest Column: Can’t we all share the American dream?


Eastern Oregon abounds in natural beauty
The area hasn’t changed that much since the wagon trains trekked down the mountain.
Letter: More than one way to fund fairground improvements
Letter: Don’t reward law-breakers
Letter: She’s going to be a Republican

Capital Bureau

Voters could see up to four initiatives on ballot
Grocery taxes, publicly funded abortion, tax enactment restrictions and ending the state’s...
Pot business license applications bury liquor commission
OHA: Medical marijuana program needs more oversight
Initiative would require sixth graders study firearms


Obituary: Georgia Coggins
Though she had lived in Medford her entire life, in her later years she enjoyed spending the summer...
Obituary: Helen Sexton
Obituary: Shirley Preso
Obituary: Elf Bissinger

Special Sections

Out of the Past: Cars jamming new roadway to Lewiston
From the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain.
Out of the Past: Grasshoppers devouring Wallowa County crops
Out of the Past: Ontario man forced to kiss Stars and Stripes