Everyone loves the smell of leather, and that’s what you get when you walk into the Sharp Saddles storefront at W.C. Marketplace, 203 N. Main St. unit 2 in Joseph.
Winterfest will be on tap this weekend.
Webb opening shop in former Enterprise Electric building
Bruce Dunn would be pleased.
Four new businesses, 11 new jobs and $313,510 in increased sales have been reported in Wallowa County in 2018.
The economic growth planning goals of both the previous Enterprise City Administrator Michele Young and current administrator Lacey McQuead received a boost and a powerful partner.
Business is growing like a summer lawn.
Wallowa County Chieftain
The first discussion of the potential five percent increase of the Transient Lodging Tax, proposed by County Commissioners last week, took place April 3 following the Wallowa County Fair Board…
There’s been a tiny wiggle on bringing high-speed internet to Wallowa County.
A look back at the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy developed five years ago reveals significant progress toward regional goals.
Want to spend more than 15 minutes with a health professional and know they are treating you, specifically — not a condition or disease that may manifest in other people in a different way for…
The energy for revitalization in Wallowa City has ebbed since Garrett Lowe was forced to retire from his positions as council member and booster for the Wallowa Home Town Project.
Two new business professionals are available to help with ongoing or startup business challenges.
Hailie Hillock has purchased Bennett Insurance Agency from Kathleen Bennett. The name of the business will not be changed until next year, when it will be known as Hillock Insurance.
• As busy as everyone has been this summer, you may not have had time to stop at the Terminal Gravity “pop up” food truck on Joseph’s Main Street at the old Mutiny Brewing site. The pop up beg…
The fifth-annual Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce “Party at the Tram” welcomed approximately 136 attendees for food, networking and spectacular sun-drenched views June 21.
Reporter Steve Tool recently let us know that Terminal Gravity Brewing was expanding with a new business in the old Mutiny Brewing building on Main Street in Joseph. The new business, Eastfork…
Wallowa Memorial Hospital has successfully completed the new accreditation process from DNV GL Healthcare, a world leader in certifications for quality, patient safety and clinical processes.
There’s a new addition to our tourist businesses that is sure to please. Bigfoot Balloons has opened and is ready to lift off immediately. The balloon season will extend until around mid-September
The trend continues. More store fronts in Enterprise are being filled by retail businesses.
Rural entrepreneurs are invited to compete for $145,000 in startup funds from the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Chronic pain is a growing problem across the country and in Wallowa County.
Stockman’s Lounge in Enterprise has closed its doors. The business, formerly known as Lear’s Main Street Pub and Grill, regularly hosted open mic night and served a limited menu of popular foods.
Last year, I let folks know that Mike Lund was back in town and had opened a small engine repair and saw shop next door to Mike’s Garage.
Zahm contributes to ‘chicken soup’
Now that the snow is gone, and the sun is starting to show its face, it’s time to take a look at our horses and get them ready for riding. One of the most important parts of that preparation i…
Wallowa Memorial Hospital has been designated a Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite by Blue Zones Project Oregon. The honor was celebrated in a private reception April 4.
Joseph Chamber sets ‘listing’ event
Pacific Power continues to pursue cleaner energy as it moves forward in providing “smarter” and more affordable energy for its 750,000 customers, according to a recent report released by Pacif…
The Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce has announced that calls about the Barn Tour of Wallowa County continue to pour in.
I first heard about the work that the McKee brothers were doing in conjunction with an announcement that there would be an indoor archery range in Enterprise.
The Northeast Oregon Forests Resource Advisory Committee is seeking nominees for new members to serve on the committee.
Those interested in having a booth at the Wallowa County Farmer’s Market for 2017 are invited to a Vendor Symposium scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, April 8, at Fishtrap House, 400 Grant St. Enterprise.
Dr. Renee Grandi has served her Wallowa County patients for 15 years and in that time she’s seen a lot of changes in the medical field.
NEOEDD and WorkSource Oregon offer a free workshop to help entrepreneurs and small-business owners understand the legal considerations of hiring employees—what’s required and recommended, and …
Federal energy regulators will allow Pacific Power to continue operating the Wallowa Falls hydro project for the next 40 years, while also requiring additional protections for bull trout in th…
In the current Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce newsletter, Vicki Searles reports that Kelly Cox – producer and chef of “Original Fare,” on PBS – has filmed an episode in Wallowa County.
It’s not just tulips popping up in the city of Wallowa. The city’s revitalization is blooming. Specifically, there is the prospect that the Forest Service compound has finally found a lessee. …
Judy Goodman is the Wallowa County Pioneer showing other entrepreneurs how to take advantage of the new Intrastate Offering investment plans to raise money for their expanding business.
Angela Mart, Wallowa Memorial Hospital’s first full time occupational therapist, has been named regional director for Eastern Oregon for the Occupational Therapy Association of Oregon.
Soroptimist International of Wallowa County has formalized an application process for community grants for projects that would have “significant impacts “in Wallowa County.
Pacific Power has named Lori Wyman as the new regional business manager for Umatilla, Wallowa, Gilliam, Sherman, Wasco and Hood River counties.
An enthusiastic sell-out crowd lightened the dark days of January with a perennial boost of pride at the Chamber of Commerce 2017 Citizen Awards Sunday night.
A five-year study of cattle grazing on federal rangeland showed they spend only 1 percent to 2.5 percent of their time in streams or in riparian buffer areas, a finding that may prove importan…
The explosion shook the ground beneath the Umatilla Indian Reservation and unleashed a massive fireball that roared up to 500 feet into the air.
The ranching website LivestockOfTheWorld.com went live Nov. 10 and launched a new way for ranches to work together across the globe.
It might be easy for the unknowing to dismiss Enterprise bookstore The Bookloft at its cozy spot on Main Street.
I’ve been wondering how to write about this for a long time and then during the regular City Council meeting in Enterprise, a decision made by the council brought it all together for me.
Initially, I was going to call this column: Winter Hours Stink.
More than a year ago, marijuana sales were within a vote of being permanently banned in Pendleton.
After five years of planning and legal battles, a proposed coal dock at the Port of Morrow in Boardman has been dumped.
Ranchers Vern and Marti Spaur of Wallowa don’t expect to pay a power bill from Pacific Power for a very long time. They recently celebrated the installation of a second micro-hydro power plant…