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Congress must act to fix immigration laws
Only Congress can change the law. And it’s time it did.
Will small business be left in the legislative cold?
Small Biz state director fears legislature will ignore small biz
Our view: Oregon takes responsible risk by defying Trump’s immigration order

From agriculture to medicine to technology, Oregon thrives on the work of immigrants.

Caught between state law and Trump administration policy, Gov. Kate Brown has acted responsibly by upholding Oregon as a place that “embraces,...

OPINION: Don’t gut Oregon’s ‘Right to Farm’ law
The practices of farmers, ranchers and forest managers must continue to be protected by the Oregon Legislature.
LETTER: Roof clearing brings back memory

The other day while watching neighbors shoveling off their roofs reminded me that when living in Selah, Washington, I once did the same thing.

With golf shoes on, I was up there for about half a day shoveling away, but it wasn’t snow, it...

LETTER: A proud family name

My great grandfather, Joner Exary Trump, homesteaded with his family at Promise, Oregon, in 1898, after leaving Raleigh County, West Virginia. He was a leader of the Promise community and well respected.

My grandfather, Green Spencer Trump, was...

LETTER: Good Samaritans help visitors stranded in snow

The weekend of Jan. 21-22, my wife and I were in the Wallowa Valley to see and photograph some of the rare and unusual birds that often show up in winter there. We were traveling with a group of friends and other birders on a trip sponsored by the...

Letter: Students forgo party to give to animal care

The pupils in Mark Keffer’s fourth grade class in Enterprise decided to forgo their Christmas party and instead take up a collection for the Wallowa County Humane Society.

The Humane Society thanks the fourth grade class for a donation of...

Plan calls for wolf management

I am responding to the laughable commentary in the Jan. 18th Chieftain from the Oregon Wild guru about poaching. Although he tried to thinly veil his comments to include ALL animals with regulations concerning their status as a game animal, his main...

Digital divide in rural America

Access to the Internet. The Internet is now considered a basic human right; it is how people find employment, handle their finances, receive an education, work, and receive medical care.

However, not everyone is able to use the Internet to its...

Letter: Human rights vs animal rights?

The people who rant about the rights of women to choose are also the people who rant about, save the spotted owl, don’t cut a tree, and god forbid, don’t break an eagle egg, etc., etc., etc. Not that these aren’t concerns of some...

Editorials

Wallowa examples matter in Congress’ ACA rewrite
Ordinary people in Wallowa County are in jeopardy with a rewrite of the Affordable Care Act
Presidents Day means even more in 2017
The Founders meant the president to be a public employee
Congress must act to fix immigration laws
Will small business be left in the legislative cold?
Our view: Oregon takes responsible risk by defying Trump’s immigration order

Letters to the Editor

Enterprise Cemetery Board directors needed

Elections for the Cemetery Board are coming up this next May. There will be four board positions on the ballot. To keep the positive momentum for...

LETTER: Roof clearing brings back memory

The other day while watching neighbors shoveling off their roofs reminded me that when living in Selah, Washington, I once did the same...

LETTER: A proud family name
LETTER: Good Samaritans help visitors stranded in snow
Letter: Students forgo party to give to animal care