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Column: We are a nation of migrants

It seems misleading to call us a “nation of immigrants.” Most of us aren’t—though almost all of us have parents, grandparents, or great greats who were.

But most of us are migrants — I have no statistics on...

Out of the Past – week 44: Snowmobile races called off due to lack of snow 50 years ago
Out of the Past – week 44: Snowmobile races called off due to lack of snow 50 years ago

100 years ago

February 15, 1917

• The finishing touches are being put on the interior work of the new counting room of the Wallowa National bank, which will move in sometime in the next 10 days. The bank has had only one cashier in...

OUT OF THE PAST: Landmark Enterprise hotel slated for remodel 100 years ago
OUT OF THE PAST: Landmark Enterprise hotel slated for remodel 100 years ago

100 years ago

February 8, 1917

• The Enterprise hotel, a landmark in town since the days before the railroad came, is to be remodeled and modernized this summer. One change that is recognized as desirable cannot be made, as the...

Out of the past – week 42
Out of the past – week 42

100 years ago

February 1, 1917

Mrs. Marion Langston, who has been very critically ill with blood poison, was so much improved that the attending physician believes she is out of danger. While handling a meat saw two weeks ago, her left...

WALLOWA GAL column: Flying in Wallowa County

What does a gal do as a pilot lifts his plane in the air and when he tips his wing, she unknowingly grabs her heart which then zips along with him as he does rollovers and loops?

That is how I felt when Mark Peterson performed aeronautical...

‘Rough’ winter depends on the person telling the tale
Snowed in means something different today than it did in the early 20th century