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JOSEPH — Joseph Charter School has released the names of students who have qualified for the school's second-quarter honor roll. To earn a spot on the honor roll, students must have a grade po…

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JOSEPH — A special musical performance will be the highlight of the closing reception Friday, Feb. 17 for the "Hello Neighbor!" and "Timber Culture" exhibit at the Josephy Center for Arts and …

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The Judge’s Choice winners in the Hurricane Creek Grange Chili Cookoff show their prizes Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. From left are first-place winner Barbara McCormack, who also won $50 cash; secon…

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JOSEPH — Learn to play the mountain dulcimer during a workshop taught by nationally known instructor Heidi Muller from Jan. 29 to Feb. 26, at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture in Joseph.

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JOSEPH — An eight-week winter session on Foundations in Ceramics for Beginners will run Thursday, Jan. 19 through March 9 at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, 403 Main St. in Joseph.

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JOSEPH — The Josephy Center for Arts and Culture in Joseph is hosting Interdisciplinary Art Talks every first Wednesday of the month and the sessions are open to artists of all disciplines, at…

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BROOKINGS, South Dakota — Aubrina Melville of Enterprise has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2022 semester at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, the universit…

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WALLOWA — Fourth- and fifth-graders at the Wallowa School District engaged last week in the Mock Newbery Project, an opportunity to read the newest children’s books and to discuss them with ot…

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SPOKANE, Washington — Two Wallowa County students have won places on the Gonzaga University President's List for fall semester 2020.

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ENTERPRISE — Locals are invited to share their stories this month for “Winter Fishtrap: Generations,” which aims to explore storytelling through a variety of community events, workshops and co…

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JOSEPH — Embers Brew House in Joseph will showcase Wallowa County’s favorite chili recipes Saturday, Jan. 14, when the Chili Bowl Championship is held.

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“Timber Culture,” a traveling exhibit exploring the multicultural lives of loggers and their families in Oregon’s logging communities, opens at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture on Jan. …

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WALLOWA LAKE — Sunday’s annual Beth Gibans Memorial Wallowa Lake Polar Bear Plunge drew what could be the largest crowd ever for the event, said Rich Wandschneider, one of its founders.

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ENTERPRISE — It was a holy night — the night the Son of God was born to a young Jewish girl and her almost-husband. It was the third-holiest day in the Christian calendar, after the Crucifixio…

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JOSEPH — There’s a new face behind the pulpit at the Joseph United Methodist Church now that Pastor Beth Ann Estock has taken up the mantle left by her predecessor, Pastor Cherie Dearth.

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Wallowa County Chieftain staff members are hard at work preparing the stories and photographs that will appear in our annual section reviewing the biggest news stories of 2022. The section is …

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ENTERPRISE — For the third year in a row, the Wallowa County Fairgrounds hosted its holiday “Fair Lights” display, with about 100 vehicles enjoying the first night, Friday, Dec. 16.

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CORVALLIS — Three Wallowa County students have earned spots on Oregon State University's Scholastic Honor Roll for fall 2022, OSU announced in a news release.

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JOSEPH — A traveling exhibit called “Timber Culture” will be at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture in Joseph, from Jan. 6 to Feb. 20, with an opening reception and presentation Jan. 7 fro…

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Jordan Lindsay, left, who teaches fifth- through eighth-grades at the Enterprise Seventh-day Adventist School, directs the school’s Chimes Choir during a performance at Enterprise Christian Ch…

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JOSEPH — A holiday concert to raise money for the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance and the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture will be held at the center at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18.

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ENTERPRISE — Holiday revelers once again braved the chilly temperatures to enjoy Winterfest and its accompanying parade Saturday, Dec. 10, in downtown Enterprise.

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Ellen Morris Bishop, right, tells of her contributions to “Stories of Wallowa Lake: A History of the Lake and Its Communities,” a book largely written by Rita Ehrler, left, during a book-signi…

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A scene from the first Christmas is reenacted on a porch on North Street in Enterprise as the holiday approaches.

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ENTERPRISE — The third-annual live Nativity will be held Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 17-18, next to Wallowa Valley Eye Care at 519 W. North St. in Enterprise.

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ENTERPRISE — The Enterprise Elks are again partnering with more than a dozen local organizations to help ensure that those in need have a good Christmas meal and some presents for the kids, to…

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ENTERPRISE — The sounds of Christmas will peal from the Enterprise Christian Church on Saturday, Dec. 17, when the Wallowa Valley Chorale again performs for the community.

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The Wallowa County Humane Society is hosting a Kids Movie Night-Parents Night Out event on Friday, Dec. 9 at the society's Re-tail Boutique, 119 E. Main St. in Enterprise.

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JOSEPH — A call to artists is being issued for the annual Women’s Art Exhibit for 2023 at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, with a submission deadline of midnight Jan. 16, according to …

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FLORA — The North End Grange at Flora will hold its annual chili feed and dessert auction Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. at the Grange, according to a press release.

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The season of gift-giving is upon us. As a parent (or grandparent) you may be finding yourself bombarded by television ads and newspaper ads, ads on social media and store displays promoting t…

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