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Wallowa High School Honor Roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll at Wallowa High School for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year:

SEVENTH-GRADERS

Brockamp, Haley 3.64; Foster, Ian J. 3.79; Gibbs, Willie 3.93; Goller, Ryder 3.79; Jennings,...

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Exursion train opens season May 14
Exursion train opens season May 14

Mother’s Day is the opening day for the Eagle Cap Excursion Train’s 2017 season. The May 14 trip includes myriad of scenes along the Grande Ronde and Wallowa Rivers.

“We have small gifts to honor the oldest mother and the...

Budget ax falls hard on county library

Everyone knew it was coming. A dip in federal funding to Wallowa County has caused cutback in hours for county employees, a hiring freeze in some departments and elimination of the county library.

The county lost a million dollars from the...

Police Log

• 12:58 a.m. –– A Wallowa County Circuit Court Warrant was entered on Truman Loyd Chamberlin of Enterprise, 20, for Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

8:44 a.m. –– A...

Five years to justice

Joseph man wins malicious prosecution suit

By Paul Wahl

Wallowa County Chieftain

When David Van Doozer purchased Roger “Pop” McCommon’s bakery in April 2012, he never expected to be fighting over the deal five...

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Wallowa County Oregon Employer Council Meeting: 11:30 a.m. 200 E. Main St., Enterprise.

Medication theft charges lead to guilty plea
Court report for week of April 15-22.
Community briefs
Community briefs

Foundation offers ag scholarships

Applications for the 2017 Wallowa County Agricultural Resource Foundation scholarship are available at the OSU Extension Office in Enterprise. The Stockgrowers Memorial Scholarship awards money to students...

Enterprise FCCLAers earn state awards

The Enterprise FCCLA Chapter attended State Leadership Conference in Portland April 4-6.

Several individuals and groups presented a Students Taking Action for Recognition event that they have been working on throught the year.

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4-Hers in horse-judging contest

Joseph returns (no, not the town)
Joseph returns (no, not the town)
Pop-folk act Joseph returns to OK.
One act play this Friday
One Act Play this Friday
Harshfields release statement regarding arrest in elk poaching case

The Chieftain has received a statement from Lissa Casey, attorney for Larry Harshfield, and his wife, Pam.

The content of that statement is published here.

The Oregon State Police and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife have been...

100 years of learning
100 years of learning

Three minutes with Heather Tyreman
Three minutes with Heather Tyreman
Heather Tyreman
Upcoming public meetings

Transportation Advisory Council Meeting: 3 p.m. 702 NW First St., Enterprise. Public input regarding transportation in Wallowa County will be taken. Open to the public.

Wallowa County Oregon Employer Council Meeting:...

Police Log

April 10

• 10:08 a.m. –– Harassment reported in Enterprise.

• 7:02 p.m. –– Dog complaint in Wallowa.

April 11

• 12:02 p.m. ––...

Ballots going out for May election

School boards have contested elections

Wallowa County Auditor’s Office has begun the process of mailing out ballots to 5,318 registered voters this week. Early ballots have already been mailed.

Ballots are due May 16.

This...

Humane Society plans open house, CD release
Humane Society plans open house, CD release

The Wallowa County Humane Society will host an Adoption Open House and CD Signing 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 6, with live music by Heidi Muller and Bob Webb at 11 a.m.

The duo is celebrating the release of the new CD, “Rescue Me! A...

Wallowa County kids flood Easter Egg grounds
Wallowa County kids flood Easter Egg grounds
Big crowds for Easter Egg Hunts
Farmers Market begins organizing
Farmers Market begins organizing

Although the May 26 opening of Wallowa County Farmers Market seems a long way away, organizers were already in action hosting the second- annual Wallowa County Farmers Market Vendor Symposium at Fishtrap House April 8.

About two dozen...

Associated Ditch Company moves toward consolidation
Associated Ditch Company moves toward consolidation
Associated Ditch Company reforms
Miller named rodeo queen
Miller named rodeo queen

0419 WCC CJR coronation 1

Paul Wahl/Chieftain

Haley Miller, center, was named queen of the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo at ceremonies April 15 at the Joseph Community Center. This year’s princesses are Caitlin Robb, left, and...

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Beginning Guitar for Kids: 10 a.m. 701 S. River St., Enterprise. For kids just starting out or who need to review. Learn basics of tuning, holding guitar, strumming with a pick, easy cords and simples songs. Fee: $60. Instructor:...

Enterprise added to ‘Tour of Honor’
Enterprise added to ‘Tour of Honor’

400 motorcycle riders expected to visit

By Paul Wahl

Wallowa County Chieftain

Jerry Jones puts 30,000 miles a year on his Honda Goldwing motorcycle. Recently his travels brought him to Enterprise.

Jones is one of the...

Arrest made in elk taking case in Wallowa
Wallowa man arrested for alleged elk poaching.
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• Celebrating A Century of Excellence: 2 p.m. 201 SE Fourth St. Enterprise. The Enterprise School is Celebrating a Century of Excellence! It’s a birthday celebration you won’t want to miss. Includes Dancing through the Decades,...

Wallowa Spring Fling and Tamkaliks events accidentally combine for success
Wallowa Spring Fling and Tamkaliks events accidentally combine for success
First Annual Spring Fling and annual Tamkaliks Rummage and lunch enjoy goodt response
Enterprise administrator marks 30 years
Enterprise administrator marks 30 years

Young has seen her share of changes from her perch at city hall

By Paul Wahl

Wallowa County Chieftain

Michele Young stepped through the doors of Enterprise City Hall 30 years ago this week and hasn’t...

Portland students fit right into Wallowa County
Portland students fit right into Wallowa County
11th Annual UrbanRural exchange
EEF crushes records again
EEF brings in $28,000

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