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It’s not your run-of-the-mill used car dealership. In fact, Main Street Motors in Enterprise does much more, including auto and truck repair and, possibly its highlight, the company restores a…

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At 104 N. Main St. in Joseph, B. Bright Vintage store is owned and run by mother and daughter, Linda and Emily Bright, who both live in Joseph. The family has a long history in the county as L…

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Local ranchers Scott and Kelli Shear and Perry Johnston have dedicated their lives to raising superb cattle. Both ranchers were honored at the Wallowa County Stockgrowers Awards Dinner on Augu…

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If you happen to take a visit to the T.W. Bronze foundry and gallery, owned and operated by Tim Parks, at 202 Golf Course Rd. in Enterprise, be prepared. On walking into the foundry’s roll-up …

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This year the Wallowa County Farmers’ Market has offered fresh produce, locally made soaps and other items on the third Thursday of every month at the Wallowa County Courthouse.

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A lot of action is happening in Joseph on the Jennings Hotel block of Main Street in Joseph these days. The latest addition to the business world is the upcoming opening of “Small County,” a s…

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Plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures greeted car enthusiasts and exhibitors at the sixth annual Main Street Show & Shine car show in Enterprise on Aug. 16-17. More than 100 gleaming ca…

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Acupuncture, which originated in China more than 2,000 years ago, is one of the oldest existing therapies in medicine—and one of the newest in Wallowa County. It’s also one of the fastest grow…

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The Joseph City Council met on Thursday, Aug. 1. During staff reports, city administrator, Larry Braden, proposed closing city hall during Chief Joseph Days rodeo weekend because of the extra …

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It’s just about time for the “Main Street Show & Shine car show on the weekend of Aug. 16-17. The show is sponsored by Main Street Motors, the Enterprise Elk’s Lodge and Stangel Industries…

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It’s time to strap on your boots and take a hike to Sunrise Iron LLC. Owner Erl McLaughlin is holding his annual tractor viewing show on Saturday, Aug. 3. The show is a long-standing Wallowa C…

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It isn’t rare to hear a long-time county citizen hearkening back to the days when Joseph’s Gold Room bar and restaurant was arguably the most popular business of its type in the county. Those …

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It is luxury in a most unassuming place, a respite seemingly built of wilderness and fresh air. The Minam River Lodge, a new incarnation of a 1950’s classic log hunting lodge, opened last summ…

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On Saturday, July 20, firefighters from Wallowa and Lostine fire departments responded to an 8 a.m. fire alarm at Integrated Biomass, a sawmill in Wallowa.

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Stein Distillery, Wallowa County’s only distiller, has some good news: They’re doubling production thanks to the addition of two new mash kettles to the production process. Stein, located at 6…

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On July 8, local contractor Andy McKee withdrew a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application to build an upscale campground on portions of about 825 acres of land he recently purchased on Big Sh…

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It was a busy weekend at the OK Theatre as plays were presented, food was eaten and top-notch musicians played at the theater’s centennial celebration held July 12 and 13 in Enterprise, but th…

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The OK Theatre is a community landmark and known as one of the finest small musical venues in eastern Oregon, if not the entire state. Thanks to the efforts of owner Darrell Brann and his fami…

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Toby Koehn, Vocational Agriculture teacher at Joseph Charter School, is known for his dedication to his job. Apparently, everyone in the state is familiar with Koehn’s skills as an instructor.…

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If Enterprise seems a bit disorienting this week, it’s not because your inner compass has failed. Three downtown businesses have just moved to new digs. And all are remaining within a few door…

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If Enterprise seems a bit disorienting this week, it’s not because your inner compass has failed. Three downtown businesses have just moved to new digs. And all are remaining within a few door…

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While the forested and snow-capped Wallowa Mountains and the city of Joseph may get all the tourist glory, Imnaha has its own special landscape to offer. But one of its most iconic landmarks i…

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If you are heading north on Highway 3 toward Lewiston, just before you get to the RimRock Inn you might notice a really, really big pine tree towering above the other ponderosas and Douglas fi…

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Due to its inherent beauty, Wallowa County tends to attract a lot of photographers. David Brunkow is one of the latest to set up shop in Wallowa County at his storefront at 207 N. Main St. in Joseph.

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Andy McKee, the sometimes controversial contractor and property owner is ready to begin the renovation of the Litch Building, located at the corner of West Main and River Streets. McKee and hi…

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Dozens upon dozens of people attended the opening weekend of the Wallowa County Farmers Market as it debuted in its new Stein’s Distillery location at the north end of Joseph on Saturday, May …

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Established in 1944, Wallowa County Grain Growers is one of the longest continuously operating businesses in Wallowa County. In keeping with its practice of changing and growing with the times…

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Last week a new owner took the reins at the venerable Enterprise Animal Hospital on Depot Street in Enterprise. Dr. Severin Knudsen purchased the facility from Dr. Jereld Rice. Rice and his fa…

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Lostine resident Getty Pollard became the first entrepreneur who can legally sell recreational marijuana in Joseph — or Wallowa County for that matter.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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• 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…

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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.

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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…

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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.