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Did Wallowa County move west?

Possibly five years ago the Wallowa County Commissioners went out on a limb and loaned $500,000 to an incoming entrepreneur to purchase the old Wallowa Forest Products mill site near Wallowa to set up a biomass operation. The state thought it was such...

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Letter: Crack down on bad drivers

In response to your editorial about pedestrian safety, let me first wish Ms. Ellyn a quick and full recovery. You raise several very good points about the dangers in Wallowa County, specifically the tricky winter footing and the heavy traffic from the...

Letter: Thankful Trump was elected

Well, the election is over and the poor, pathetic, left wing major media and their favorite party and candidate, Hillary Clinton, went down to well deserved defeat.

It should have been obvious to anyone paying even the least attention that the...

Sen Hansell: Wildlife nuisance bill will go forward

I thought it might be helpful if I explained the background to the “deer proposal bill” that was recently discussed at the Joseph City Council Meeting and reported in the Wallowa County Chieftain.

It all began when...

Letter: Private ownership of public land not the answer

Historians say that knowing the past prevents us from making the same mistakes made by our forebearers.

When Oregon became a state, the United States government ceded two sections of every township to the state to use for schools. Unfortunately,...