Special session for small biz tax break set for May 21
Jaime Valdez/Portland Tribune
Special session for small biz tax break set for May 21
The Legislative Revenue Office found that about 9,000 Oregon sole proprietorships would be eligible for the rate if lawmakers tweaked the law, initially passed as part of a 2013 legislative package, to include them.

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BOLI: ‘The most important race you’ve never heard of’
BOLI: ‘The most important race you’ve never heard of’
Republican Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden and Democrat Val Hoyle, former House majority leader, face off for election May 15 as nonpartisan state labor commissioner.
DPO accuses BOLI candidate of misleading voters
DPO accuses BOLI candidate of misleading voters
A complaint by the Democratic Party of Oregon against Lou Ogden, a Republican seeking election as nonpartisan state labor commissioner, states that he mislead voters by suggesting he is the incumbent.
Deadline looms to register for May 15 primary election
Deadline looms to register for May 15 primary election
As officials prepare more than 2 million ballots for election day, it doesn’t hurt to double check to make sure you’re registered.
Schreibernamed CJD Queen 2018
Schreibernamed CJD Queen 2018
Stock contractor John Growney will be grand marshal.
Program planned to support library vote: Où est la Bibliothèque? (Where is the Library?)
Program planned to support library vote: Où est la Bibliothèque? (Where is the Library?)
The program will be 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Odd Fellows Hall in Enterprise.
Chorale Concert: Spring concert features ‘God Bless the USA’
Chorale Concert: Spring concert features ‘God Bless the USA’

PHOTOS BY PAUL WAHL, CHIEFTAIN EDITOR

Photo Gallery: Enterprise Education Foundation Auction
Photo Gallery: Enterprise Education Foundation Auction

‘Maxville to Vanport’ presentation a hit
‘Maxville to Vanport’ presentation a hit
Maxville, a former logging town nestled in the woods of northern Wallowa County, was founded by the Bowman-Hicks Lumber Co. in 1923.
Wahl to Wall: Once a rodeo queen, always a rodeo queen
Wahl to Wall: Once a rodeo queen, always a rodeo queen
Wahl is editor of the Wallowa County Chieftain.
News in Brief: HAWK internship apps available
News in Brief: HAWK internship apps available
Short but information-packed
CHEERS AND BOOS: Melodrama begins Friday
CHEERS AND BOOS: Melodrama begins Friday

Library district would unfairly tax farmers, ranchers
Library district would unfairly tax farmers, ranchers
U.S. Forest Service charges permit and trail head fees to those who use the wilderness
Joseph, Enterprise compete on new La Grande track
Joseph, Enterprise compete on new La Grande track
Three Enterprise boys runners placed in the top five in the 200 M.
Wallowa County bed tax hike remains in play
Additional funds would go to sheriff’s office, fairgrounds
Joseph teams fourth in Small Schools Invitational

Joseph High School track and field squads competed at the Small Schools Inivtational meet April 10 at Weston-McEwen High School. Both the boys and the girls teams finished fourth out of 11 teams.

BOYS

100 M: Miguel Lizasoain, third...

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
Main Street: Women’s month, women’s time
Columnist Rich Wandschneider lives in Joseph
Guest Column: Lifelong library user chimes in
Guest Column: Lifelong library user chimes in
Bonnie Marks is a long-time resident of Imnaha and retired postmaster for the community.
Sports roundup: Farwell debuts on the mound
Sports roundup: Farwell debuts on the mound
Wallowa Valley Eagles split a rainy day doubleheader with the Irrigon Knights.
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.
Eagle Cap shooters plan family day April 21
All guns and ammunition are furnished free.
3 minutes with Melanie Harvey
3 minutes with Melanie Harvey
She met her husband, Justin Harvey, in 2000.
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...

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News

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
Tamkaliks fundraiser nets $1,200 for scholarships
Community Calendar: A listing of events and activities across Wallowa County

Sports

Joseph, Enterprise compete on new La Grande track
Three Enterprise boys runners placed in the top five in the 200 M.
Joseph teams fourth in Small Schools Invitational

Joseph High School track and field squads competed at the Small Schools Inivtational meet April 10 at Weston-McEwen High School. Both the boys and...

Sports roundup: Farwell debuts on the mound
Eagle Cap shooters plan family day April 21
Wallowa Valley Eagles baseball team goes 1-1 in league opening double-header

Life

3 minutes with Melanie Harvey
She met her husband, Justin Harvey, in 2000.
3 minutes with Eric Sinclair
Corvallis was also where Eric began working as an arborist.
3 minutes with Duncan Galvin

Columns

Wahl to Wall: Once a rodeo queen, always a rodeo queen
Wahl is editor of the Wallowa County Chieftain.
Main Street: Women’s month, women’s time
Columnist Rich Wandschneider lives in Joseph
Guest Column: Lifelong library user chimes in
Guest Column: Changing attitudes –– It’s not a rite of passage
Wallowa Gal: A vote that values our community

Opinion

Library district would unfairly tax farmers, ranchers
U.S. Forest Service charges permit and trail head fees to those who use the wilderness
Letter: Waiting for broadband but losing hope
Like the income gap in America, the Digital Divide has only gotten wider.
Letter: Candidate will ‘Get Er Dunn’
Letter: Appreciation for reporting efforts
Letter: She recommends a Daggett vote

Capital Bureau

Special session for small biz tax break set for May 21
The Legislative Revenue Office found that about 9,000 Oregon sole proprietorships would be eligible for the rate if lawmakers tweaked the law,...
Sentencing reform case heads to Supreme Court
The Oregon Supreme Court justices will decided whether sentence reductions passed in 2017 are constitutional.
Salem attorney says Senate candidate is making false claims
Labor commissioner: Elected or appointed?
BOLI: ‘The most important race you’ve never heard of’

Obituaries

Obituary: Susan Rose Anderson
She had worked at Wallowa Title Company in Enterprise.
Obituary: Dennis Bluhn
Dennis was born on at Saint Anthony Hospital in Pendleton to Alfred and Dolly Jean(Hendrix) Bluhm.
Obituary: Ella Maxwell
Obituary: Blake Lee Carper
Obituary: Robert Eugene Lee Carper

Special Sections

Out of the Past: $7,000 needed for new x-ray machine
The Wallowa Mountain Visitor Center in Enterprise received a $260,000 photo exhibit.
Out of the Past: Heaviest snowfall on record hits county (1948)
Glimpses from the archives of the Chieftain