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CORVALLIS – While researching a book on the cultural history of animal diseases, Ray Malewitz encountered a reference to the Great Epizootic of 1872, the most widespread and destructive horse …

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – As canning season gets underway, the Food Preservation hotline from Oregon State University Extension Service starts taking calls July 15.

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The Joseph Airport Fly-in is set to start on Friday morning. Today, two outstanding jet aircraft, a yellow L-39 and a blue Alpha flew in from Boise to get things started. The bright yellow L-3…

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CORVALLIS – The plant that adds flavor, color and bitterness to beer also produces a primary compound that thwarts cancer cells, and two important derivatives of the compound do as well, new r…

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Finishing touches get applied to the OK Theater's refurbished doors on Tuesday, in preparation for the 100th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday July 12

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – A compound with potential as a treatment for ALS has gained further promise in a new study that showed it improved the condition of mice whose motor neurons had been damaged …

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone can…

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Ask just about any parent whether napping has benefits and you’ll likely hear a resounding “yes,” particularly for the child’s mood, energy levels, and school performance. New research from th…

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Finishing touches get applied to the OK Theatre in preparation for the 100th anniversary celebration July 12th.

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As a young man, Bill Hall worked on his grandfather’s ranch which overlooks the Joseph State Airport. Hall is now a director of the upcoming 2019 Wallowa County Fly-in, which will bring an arr…

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The 15th annual 2019 Woodlands and Watershed Festival brought flocks of Wallowa County families to the Wallowa County Fairgrounds on Friday for an educational and fun time. The Festival featur…

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Mary Ann Burrows loves history, especially the history of Wallowa, her home town. The energetic director of the Wallowa History Center was born in 1933, in a house just across the fence from t…

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Cameron Scott and Colby Knifong are both deeply committed and talented educators. Scott has directed Fishtrap’s Youth program, including Story Lab --since 2018. Knifong has taught elementary g…

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After two years of hard work by volunteers and an occasional contractor, the Wallowa History Center has a new home. Last spring they moved into the historic, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)-…

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June rain showers and thunderstorms brought normal to slightly above normal precipitation to Wallowa County. July is forecast 9no surprise) to be drier and warmer. Forest Fire danger remains a…

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The Wallowa County Museum, the county’s official repository of historical items and information, held an open house on Friday, June 28. It was a popular event, not only because of the cookies,…

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The traditional Shake the Lake fireworks show is primed to explode into the skies over Wallowa Lake at its customary time – dusk, or about 9 p.m.—on Thursday, July 4.

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This is rodeo without fanfare that brings ranch families together and offers friendly competition between ranch teams. This year, 13 ranches were represented, including Yost Quarter Horses, In…

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This year’s Bowlby Bash provided a host of fun and unique booths to explore, with local goods and treats galore, along with plenty of activities for youngsters. From kettle corn and face-paint…

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Last week, NASA’s Curiosity rover caught its strongest whiff yet of martian methane. While exploring a clay-rich region of the Red Planet, the rover detected the highest levels of the gas it h…

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Just wrapping up First Draft. Two last installments before the summer.

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Pondosa Pine Lumber Mill burned to the ground on June 16, 1949.

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The weather was perfect for the evening show by Ghost Wind, the Wallowa musical duo of Larry and Peggy Haney. Their concert was a fund-raiser for a new outdoor mural for the west-facing wall o…

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On Thursday, June 20, at 7 PM, the Wallowa City Library will present an American Experience film that documents the historic first American moon landing, 50 years ago. It includes previously u…

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This year’s Bowlby Bash, previously known as Summerfest, previously known as the Bowlby Bash includes a number of events in downtown Enterprise. On June 22 Main Street will offer a soap-box de…

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The Wallowa Mountain Quilter’s Guild hosted their annual quilt show at Joseph Charter School June 7th and 8th. The show featured 162 entries from across Oregon, Washington and Idaho. A history…

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Wallowa Elementary was awarded a grant from the Intermountain ESD as part of their “Every Day Matters” campaign to spend on end of the year programs. The grant’s purpose for Wallowa Elementary…

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On a day of rain, clouds, and finally, sunshine, the 30th annual Oregon Mountain Cruise hot rod, antique, and classic car show lit up Joseph’s Main Street with a display of more than 200 vehic…

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SALEM, Ore.—The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission meets Thursday and Friday, June 6-7 at ODFW Headquarters, 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem beginning at 8 a.m. both days.

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In recent months, the news has began covering small outbreaks of a disease that has mostly become unfamiliar to our society—measles. This virus causes cold-like symptoms—fevers, cough, sore th…

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There is another Farmer’s Market in Wallowa County. Tucked away in Wallowa’s Telephone Building you’ll find fresh, locally grown produce and a treasure-trove of local foods, art, and beautiful…

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On June 15, the Eagle Cap Shooters Association will open their range on the far end of Ant Flat Road for the 2019 season. The range provides a variety of target distances and conditions, inclu…

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Ginger Berry (left), winner of district, and state competition of “Women’s Suffrage” paper for the Daughters of the American Revolution, JoAnn Smith of Island City (Middle) presenting award, H…

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Fishtrap Story Lab inspires youth throughout Wallowa County to share their stories creatively, confidently, and playfully. Beginning with a focus on narrative craft, the program provides stude…