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Groupe: A horse packer named Nora
Groupe: A horse packer named Nora

Nora Hawkins grew up in Wallowa County in a packing family. Her father, Meryl, began packing with horses and mules as a high school student for Arnold Shaffer at Lapover Pack Station on the Lostine River.

Her mother’s father owned and...

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ODFW announces 2017 licenses now available
ODFW announces 2017 licenses now available
The new 2017 Oregon hunting and fishing regulation books are now available, along with licenses and tags for the 2017 seasons.
ODFW Recreation Report: Nov. 22

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its latest statewide Recreation Report on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Following is information regarding Wallowa and Union counties:

Young hunter bags a lifelong memory
Young hunter bags a lifelong memory
Creating Memories helps special needs children connect to nature through hunting.
Two bull elk killed, left to waste near Elgin
Two bull elk killed, left to waste near Elgin

The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person or persons responsible for the unlawful killing of two bull elk in Union County.

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, OSP was notified of two...

ODFW Recreation Report: Nov. 15

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its latest statewide Recreation Report on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Following is information regarding Wallowa and Union counties:

Free fishing, crabbing and clamming on Thanksgiving weekend
ODFW announces free fishing Thanksgiving weekend.
ODFW Recreation Report: Nov. 8

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its latest statewide Recreation Report on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Following is the Wallowa County section of the report:

Common raptors in the open areas of the county in winter are red-tailed hawks,...

Pendleton outfitter pleads guilty to poaching mule deer
Pendleton outfitter pleads guilty to poaching mule deer
A Pendleton man and former member of the Mule Deer Foundation board of directors pleaded guilty to poaching a mule deer in 2014.
Hunters asked to report disease in elk and deer
Hunters asked to report disease in elk and deer
ODFW asks hunters to be on lookout for two devastating diseases.
ODFW Recreation Report: Oct. 25

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its latest statewide Recreation Report on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Here’ the Wallowa County section of the report: