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Forestry issues top the agenda for ‘pub talk’
Representatives from CAFOR will share the results of their long-term study 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at Range Rider Saloon in downtown Enterprise.
News in Brief: First Aid, CPR to be offered

First Aid, CPR to be offered May 4

Project Heartbeat will conduct a First Aid, CPR and AED class at the Wallowa Lake Methodist Camp Lodge 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 6.

The class will train lay responders to assist those...

Farmers Market welcomes new manager

The Wallowa County Farmers Market recently welcomed new market manager Emily Aumann into the fold. The new manager has spent most of her life on the west coast, as she grew up in Davis, California, with a healthy interest in agriculture and...

Frolander accused of prosecutorial misconduct
Charges stem from Aaron Gray case.
News in Brief: HAWK internship apps available
News in Brief: HAWK internship apps available
Short but information-packed
Wallowa County bed tax hike remains in play
Additional funds would go to sheriff’s office, fairgrounds
Gray slapped with new charges
Latest hearing is May 23.
Tamkaliks fundraiser nets $1,200 for scholarships
Event features frybread, buffalo chili
Community Calendar: A listing of events and activities across Wallowa County
Wenaha Muzzleloaders 42nd Annual Rendezvous will be at Griz Flats in Troy April 20-22
Drink up: Enterprise water gets high marks
The testing reveals the source of the water, potential sources of pollution and risk of pollution sources reaching the well.
Wallowa County Farmers Market board plans vendor symposium
The symposium will also be the official welcoming of the market’s new manager Emily Aumann.
Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness seeks county support for funding proposal
The center plans to sell its older buildings to raise money.
Wallowa School District’s Uptmore finalist for Reedsport job
Reedsport was ranked 127th out of 147 Oregon School Districts in 2017 by online school ranking business School Digger.
ICE nabs Flores after circuit court hearing
Ruiz was taken into custody and escorted to one of their vehicles.
Wallowa County’s treasurer, assistant resign
County says it was for ‘personal reasons’
Honor Roll: Enterprise Jr/Sr High School –– 3rd Quarter 2017-18

7th Grade

Brianna Fairchild (4.00), Madison Wigen (4.00), Maci Marr (3.96), Morgan Cameron (3.83), Maclane Melville (3.75), Chase Duncan (3.62), Joseph Fish (3.58), Brianna Rouse (3.55), Eva Anderson (3.54), Josi Coggins...

Coggins memoir selling briskly; retired wildlife biologist’s tome contains 360 photos
Coggins memoir selling briskly; retired wildlife biologist’s tome contains 360 photos
Memoirs of a Backcountry Bio: 50 Years Managing Wallowa County Wildlife
Caleb Howard moves up, Garoutte bows out, and entrepreneurs meet

Caleb Howard, a fifth generation Wallowa County rancher with a degree in Natural Resources, has been a real estate agent and managing consultant for farms, ranches, and timber ground for several years. Now he’s announced that he is a...

Community Calendar: Events and activities around Wallowa County
Wallowa School District Kindergarten Roundup will be April 17 at 6 p.m.
Wallowa County election forum will be April 25
Wallowa County election forum will be April 25

Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum and information session on two ballot measures 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Cloverleaf Hall, Enterprise.

The purpose of the forum is to give voters an opportunity to meet and hear...

Wallowa Memorial Hospital tops $800,000 in ‘bad debt’
The projected year ahead shows $276,000 in charity care and $811,000 in bad debt on a roughly $22 million annual revenue stream.
Tourism projects receive city grants
Oregon’s Alpenfest was granted $1,000 to pay performers.
News in Brief: Resale store in Wallowa making changes

County recording fees to increase

Recording fees for most documents handled by Wallowa County Clerk’s office will increase by $40 June 4 due to the passage of a bill in the 2018 Legislature. The bump brings the first page recording fee of...

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March 19

8:37 p.m. – 911 call reporting a runaway teenager in rural Joseph.

March 20

3:40 p.m. – Report of a violation of court stalking order in Wallowa.

7:57 p.m. – Civil dispute in...

Calling all kindergarteners: Districts planning roundups

All three Wallowa County school districts have announced plans for their annual Kindergarten Roundup.

WIC appointments available in Wallowa
Appointments will held at the Wallowa Olive Branch satellite center at 211 Second Street.
Historic quilt project coming to Joseph
Historic quilt project coming to Joseph
There is a $10 charge to document each item.
Wearing all the hats: ranching in Wallowa County
Wearing all the hats: ranching in Wallowa County

The Angus calf with the big blue No. 12 tag in its ear is on the wrong side of barbed wire fence.

On the right side, Tom Birkmaier and three of his children are feeding the rest of the mother cows and calves on the 2,000-acre home place.

Henry and Judy: A love story
Henry and Judy: A love story
Musician and wife hit all the right notes
Easter egg hunts provide joy through the county
Easter egg hunts provide joy through the county

Children all over the county attended Easter egg hunts in Joseph, Enterprise or Wallowa. The Easter Bunny came a day early for the county’s hunts, will all three taking place on Saturday, March 31.

Fine spring weather greeted the...

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Agriculture

Wearing all the hats: ranching in Wallowa County

The Angus calf with the big blue No. 12 tag in its ear is on the wrong side of barbed wire fence.

On the right side, Tom Birkmaier and three...

Business/Economy

Biz buzz: Coffee and tea and the Java and me

Wallowa County Chieftain

There’s an update on the Sinclair Coffee Kiosk I am so anxiously awaiting.

The two-sided, drive-in,...

Transient Lodging Tax discussion begins

The first discussion of the potential five percent increase of the Transient Lodging Tax, proposed by County Commissioners last week, took place...

State looks at building “the last mile” themselves

Local News

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Library essay contest winners announced
Why the public library is important to me
Community Calendar: A list of events and activities around Wallowa County
For the Record: A listing of selected activities from Wallowa County public service agencies
Forestry issues top the agenda for ‘pub talk’