Brown, lawmakers stage walkout supporting Kavanaugh accusers
Aubrey Wieber/Salem Reporter
Brown, lawmakers stage walkout supporting Kavanaugh accusers
Brown, surrounded by lawmakers holding signs, said she believes the alleged victims.

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Voter approval for tolls moves closer to the ballot
Voter approval for tolls moves closer to the ballot
Sponsors of the “Tolls Need Voter Approval” initiative may soon be able to gather signatures to land the proposal on the 2020 ballot.
Secretary of State requesting money for Medicaid audit team
Secretary of State requesting money for Medicaid audit team
About 1 million Oregonians are covered by Medicaid at a cost of about $9 billion a year.
Guest Column: Early fall lawn care pays off next spring
Guest Column: Early fall lawn care pays off next spring
Ryan Oberhelman is Wallowa County Vegetation Manager
Community Calendar: Events and activities around Wallowa County
Send calendar items to editor@wallowa.com
Cross Country teams place high at ‘Scamper’
Cross Country teams place high at ‘Scamper’
Ellyse Tingelstad showed up in first place with a time of 21:51.
Outlaws gridders fall to Imbler
Outlaws gridders fall to Imbler
Trace Evans led the rushing with 89 yards and a touchdown.
Enterprise earns planning grant
County, city look forward to development cooperation
Main Steet: Health care can be economic development
Columnist Rich Wandschneider lives in Joseph.
Tee Time: Golfers part of Cycle Oregon 2018 visit
Rochelle Danielson writes a weekly golf column for the Chieftain.
Joseph trumps Enterprise, tops Cove
Joseph trumps Enterprise, tops Cove
The Eagles are the defending state champions in 1A volleyball.
Wahl to Wall: Brace yourself, winter is coming
Wahl is editor of The Chieftain.
For the Record: A selected listing of activities performed by Wallowa County Public Service Agencies

SEPT. 3

4:04 p.m. –– Wallowa County SO responded to a complaint of animal neglect in Wallowa.

9:50 p.m. –– Oregon State Police responded to a 911 call from rural Joseph about a single-vehicle...

Eagles football team flying high
Eagles football team flying high
No one has scored on the Joseph squad thus far this year.
Wallowa Cougar varsity football team tops Elgin, 60-6.
Wallowa Cougar varsity football team tops Elgin, 60-6.
Zeb Ramsden led the defense with nine tackles and five assists.
Joseph Industrial Park inches closer to reality
Primary funding source was less than expected
The straight poop on Enterprise sewer rates
Will they go up?
News in Brief: Dinner Under the Stars hits $14K
Buried ‘treasure’ is no windfall
Joseph volleyball squad tops matchup with Wallowa
Tillery, Ferré top players for Cougar squad
Obituary: Janet Bullat
In 2008, Janet and Chris moved to Joseph for the mountain views and quiet life.
Out of the Past: War causes teacher shortage in Wallowa County
Out of the Past: War causes teacher shortage in Wallowa County
From the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain
Pelts, skulls and more
Pelts, skulls and more

Push for legislative funding for integrated health clinic in Enterprise begins
Push for legislative funding for integrated health clinic in Enterprise begins
Request will be heard in coming legislative session
Early morning blaze destroys home
Early morning blaze destroys home
The fire melted the canopy and taillight of the property owner’s truck parked next to the structure.
Peeling the onion: Litch building restoration moving forward
Peeling the onion: Litch building restoration moving forward
Developer finds treasures in Enterprise structure
Wellness Expo planned at Wallowa Lake Lodge
Wellness Expo planned at Wallowa Lake Lodge
Amon the offerings are psychic and mediumship readings by Dana Smith, author of “Gifts From Garrett, a Story of Love and Awakening.”
Nez Perce fisheries helping preserve traditions
Nez Perce fisheries helping preserve traditions
In this series of articles, the Chieftain plans to examine the Nez Perce’s presence in the county: how it impacts the county and what it does to help preserve salmon and fish populations vital to the tribe and to a portion of the county’s...
Public safety training agency needs more space
Public safety training agency needs more space
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training eyes expansion of Salem dorm facilities.
Hundreds of chronic pain patients oppose opioid policy change
Hundreds of chronic pain patients oppose opioid policy change
A controversial, first-in-the-nation proposal would end coverage of opioids for chronic pain patients enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan.
First openly gay state Supreme Court justice to retire
First openly gay state Supreme Court justice to retire
Justice Rives Kistler, who was appointed in 2003, plans to retire from the Oregon Supreme Court Dec. 31.
Obituary: Virginia Brooks Sasser
Obituary: Virginia Brooks Sasser
She worked in Wallowa as a bookkeeper, and then married Kenneth Sasser in 1947.

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News

Guest Column: Early fall lawn care pays off next spring
Ryan Oberhelman is Wallowa County Vegetation Manager
Community Calendar: Events and activities around Wallowa County
Send calendar items to editor@wallowa.com
Enterprise earns planning grant
For the Record: A selected listing of activities performed by Wallowa County Public Service Agencies
Joseph Industrial Park inches closer to reality

Sports

Cross Country teams place high at ‘Scamper’
Ellyse Tingelstad showed up in first place with a time of 21:51.
Outlaws gridders fall to Imbler
Trace Evans led the rushing with 89 yards and a touchdown.
Tee Time: Golfers part of Cycle Oregon 2018 visit
Joseph trumps Enterprise, tops Cove
Eagles football team flying high

Life

3 minutes with Samantha Layne

SAMANTHA LAYNE

Student and part-time librarian

Samantha Layne, 19, of Enterprise is a new county resident and is jumping...

Columns

Guest Column: See, you really can learn mathematics
Clem Falbo of Joseph is a Mathematics Professor Emeritus at Sonoma State University.
Main Steet: Health care can be economic development
Columnist Rich Wandschneider lives in Joseph.
Wahl to Wall: Brace yourself, winter is coming
Wahl to Wall: Joseph’s new streets are amazing
Open Range: Keep Wallowa County’s rural charm

Opinion

Editorial: Lodging tax lessons –– Do it the right way
This is a huge growing-up experience for the county.
Letter to the Editor: Why so many ‘clients’ here?

Interesting guest column by Chantay Jett about the need for a combined mental health care facility due to the numbers of clients in the...

Letter to the Editor: Pay it forward –– Wallowa folks are the best
Letter: Newspapers encourage exchange of ideas

Capital Bureau

Brown, lawmakers stage walkout supporting Kavanaugh accusers
Brown, surrounded by lawmakers holding signs, said she believes the alleged victims.
Expanded state government reporting comes to Oregon
The new collaborative is an extension of coverage provided since 2014 by the EO Media Group and the Pamplin Media Group.
Oregon public unions sued for past dues
Voter approval for tolls moves closer to the ballot
Secretary of State requesting money for Medicaid audit team

Obituaries

Obituary: Janet Bullat
In 2008, Janet and Chris moved to Joseph for the mountain views and quiet life.
Obituary: Virginia Brooks Sasser
She worked in Wallowa as a bookkeeper, and then married Kenneth Sasser in 1947.
Obituary: Betty Daggett
Obituary: Bruce Dunn
Obituary: Bonnie Larson

Special Sections

Out of the Past: War causes teacher shortage in Wallowa County
From the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain
Out of the Past: Enterprise residents getting their mail at home
From the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain
Out of the Past: Arrival of gasoline supply cheered by all
Out of the Past: Enterprise-Lewiston highway formally opens