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When the holidays are mentioned, what is the very first thing that comes to mind? For many it’s time with family, a certain meal, and thoughts on how to make the holidays “especially special” …

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A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet like the Keto regimen has its fans, but influenza apparently isn’t one of them.

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Our Scotch collie, Buckaroo, is just shy of 14 years old. Following the long-debunked but still popular idea that one dog year equals seven human years, he’s almost a centenarian. (This “formu…

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Now entering into its busiest time of the year, the Wallowa County Food Bank in Enterprise and Wallowa is preparing to meet the food needs of the county.

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From jumping high to pull up the last buzzer beating shot of the game, to snapping some epic shots of the lake and surrounding acreage, you can find David Salim in a handful of various places.…

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If you have a yen for culinary adventure, you needn’t travel any farther than the southern end of Joseph’s Main Street to find it. There, Chef Arion Canniff’s global experiences inspire the au…

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About 100 pounds of rolled, boneless turkey, 50 pounds of potatoes and all the trimmings will be on hand Thursday, Nov. 28 for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Cloverleaf Hall, …

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The answer to the question of why ice is slippery lies in a film of water that is generated by friction, one that is far thinner than expected and much more viscous than usual water through it…

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Thanks to a joint effort by the Joseph and Enterprise FFA chapters and Les Schwab, the Community Connection food bank can breathe a little easier ... for a while.

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Any amount of running is linked to a significantly lower risk of death from any cause, finds a pooled analysis of the available evidence, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

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At the helm of a landing craft known as a Higgins Boat, 22-year-old U.S. Navy Coxswain 3rd Class Harold Lay almost routinely helped land members of the 1st Marine Division on Peleliu Island in…

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191106_wcc_life_techtipsMy wife called me over to her computer. “I’ve never seen this before, what do I do?”

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Recently reviewing my on-line medical information from Winding Waters Clinic, I noticed I had received 2 doses of pneumococcal vaccine: one dose of PPSV23 in 2013 and a second dose of a simila…

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More than 120 goblins, ghouls, superheroes and princesses from Enterprise Elementary School stormed the city’s business district in the early afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 31, to get Halloween f…

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Downtown Enterprise swarmed with scores of both traditionally costumed Halloween spooks and some that were a bit – how shall we say – out of the norm Thursday, Oct. 31, during the annual Trunk…

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They’ll be on the Watch for the Witches in Joseph, Trunk-or-Treating in Enterprise and have a Fall Festival in Wallowa for Halloween this week.

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CORVALLIS, Ore. –The first responders to wildfires in the remote areas of the Great Basin of Oregon and Idaho are increasingly volunteer groups of private landowners that have been authorized …

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Looking for a treat this Halloween? Find and reduce the phantom load in your home to save energy and money all year long.

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – As we begin the slide into winter and summer’s bounty recedes, birds welcome the extra nutrition offered by backyard feeders.

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A controversial theory that suggests an extraterrestrial body crashing to Earth almost 13,000 years ago caused the extinction of many large animals and a probable population decline in early h…

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Parkinson’s disease affects about one million people in the United States and ten million worldwide. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, Parkinson’s disease (PD) is an extremely diverse d…

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SALEM — This week, we have Halloween on Thursday night (Oct. 31) and the “fall back” one hour time change on Sunday (Nov. 3). That mix could make for some dangerous driving conditions – but no…

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JOSEPH, OREGON — During the month of September Community Bank branches collected teacher nominations for their new Apple Appreciation Awards. The award acknowledges current K-12 teachers in th…

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The unique and beautiful blend of bronze handbells and piano will resound at a Ring Praise concert on Friday, November 8, 7:00 pm, at First Presbyterian Church, 132 Highway 82, Lostine. Woven …

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On Saturday, November 9, the Enterprise Elks will host a dinner for Wallowa County veterans. This dinner will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Enterprise Elks Lodge, on 211 W North St. Pro…

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Elk with Bacon & Blue Cheese Sauce

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Internet scams seem ubiquitous. You might see scams in your email, on web sites, on your phone – and they are getting more clever and harder to spot. In future columns, I will cover specific k…

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Wallowa County merchants are getting ready for a scary holiday next week, some of which will appeal to the hankering for sugar many of us have.

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Some people (except those who live there) might consider Flora a ghost town. Never mind the vibrant school restoration work, fun festivals, and earnest pioneer spirit. To some visitors, Flora …

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More than 250 of the National Rifle Association's most faithful friends filled Cloverleaf Hall Saturday night for a sold-out evening of awards, dining, camaraderie and most importantly, raisin…

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An international team of scientists, led by Prof. Kevin Verstrepen (VIB-KU-Leuven) and Prof. Steven Maere (VIB-UGent), has discovered that some of the most renowned classic Belgian beers, incl…

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Internet scams seem ubiquitous. You might see scams in your email, on web sites, on your phone – and they are getting more clever and harder to spot. In future columns, I will cover specific k…

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Dog ownership may be associated with longer life and better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone, according to a new study and a separate me…

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When asked what drawing means to her, Kodie Paige Kiser, a 15-year-old Enterprise High School sophomore, simply replied, “It’s not necessarily therapeutic, but it calms me down; it’s really fu…

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Enterprise Elementary School and the Wallowa Band Nez Perce Homeland Project collaborated to celebrate Oregon’s official holiday of Indigenous Peoples Day with discussions and hands-on display…