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ENTERPRISE — The February episode of Fishtrap Fireside will begin online beginning Friday, Feb. 4 with readings from three Wallowa County writers: longtime Fishtrap friend Rick Bombaci, retire…

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No, this mule deer buck with an impressive rack was startled Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in the parking lot of the Wallowa County Chieftain while it was picking away at foliage recently uncovered…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — A webinar on the Wallowas Bikepacking Tour will be held by Dirty Freehub at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, according to a press release.

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JOSEPH — A competitive chili cookoff is being hosted by the Hurricane Creek Grange to coincide with the conclusion of the 2022 Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race, according to a press release.

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WALLOWA — Joe Town has spent most of his 90 years in Wallowa, and most of those years serving the city in one fashion or another.

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JOSEPH — Geologist and photographer Ellen Morris Bishop will be featured in one of the weekly “Brown Bag” sessions put on by the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture on Tuesday, Jan. 18, from n…

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WALLOWA LAKE — Several dozen new year’s revelers washed out 2021 and welcomed in 2022 with a cleansing plunge into a frigid Wallowa Lake on New Year’s Day, Saturday, Jan. 1, under skies that s…

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A family brushes up on their ice hockey skills amid a light snowfall Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at the skating rink at the Enterprise City Park. Skates are available to borrow at the park, an a…

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JOSEPH — Caitlin Summer Strutz was recently declared the first-place winner of the City of Joseph Holiday Light and Decoration Contest, according to a press release.

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A unique form of advertising stands on the street corner Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, where the Chevron station is in Enterprise, as employees decorated a pile of snow there with Chevron-emblazene…

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ENTERPRISE — Tali Limbaugh is fairly new to Wallowa County, having moved to Enterprise with her husband, Cody, from Portland just two years ago. But she’s already a fan of the place.

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A mechanical Santa Claus moves as he sings “Jingle Bells” at a home containing numerous Santa-related Christmas decorations at the intersection of Kurtz and Hogan streets in Enterprise.

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Carolers from Enterprise Christian Church serenade residents of the Alpine House with songs of the birth of Christ on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021.

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An inflatable Nativity scene shows the birth of Christ in front of a home on Kurtz Street in Enterprise.

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Tree of Giving: From left, Randy Morgan and Chad Stangel look over some of the 93 food baskets packed as volunteers get ready to distribute them along with bags of presents to area families Sa…

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Longtime local concert pianist Gail Swart, left, joins Rebecca Lenahan for a duet Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, at Enterprise Christian Church while Lenahan’s violin students wait to perform their fi…

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ENTERPRISE — About 130 people gathered Thursday, Dec. 16, at the Cloverleaf Hall in Enterprise for a Christmas party thrown by the Wallowa County commissioners.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Wallowa County schools are coming out of the COVID-19 blues and celebrating Christmas in traditional ways, making merry and holding the annual programs many had to forego or s…

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JOSEPH — Learn the basics of adding color to metal through enameling at a class Jan. 1-8, 2022, at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture.

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ENTERPRISE — A reenactment of the first Christmas will be portrayed for the second consecutive year by the Enterprise Seventh-day Adventist Church the evenings of Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 18-19.

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Don Mallory recognizes a bid Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, during the Flora Grange chili feed and auction at the grange. Standing from left are Mallory, Stanley Cannon and Cody Bacon. About 50 people…

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JOSEPH — Ceramics classes taught by Pamela Beach will be held for youths ages 7-17 next month as part of the Youth Art Fridays Winter Session at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, accord…

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JOSEPH — Create, learn and grow are the themes for the Youth Art Fridays Winter Session at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture starting Jan. 7, according to a press release. Registrations …

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Devin Patton holds up a small Christmas tree for his small Christmas tree hunters, from left, Caroline, Levi and Joanna Patton on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at a fundraiser for the Liberty Grange. …

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Scott Miller and Anette Christoffersen size up some skis Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at a ski swap held at the Enterprise Odd Fellows Hall in preparation for ski season. They said they’re still wa…

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SISTERS — Four Wallowa County beneficiaries were recipients of the Sisters-based Roundhouse Foundation’s more than $1.2 million distributed to over 70 rural nonprofits during its fall grant cy…

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ENTERPRISE — The popular series “The Chosen” — about the life of Jesus Christ — is putting on a special Christmas episode, called, “The Messengers” that will be shown at Enterprise Christian C…

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

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ENTERPRISE — The Les Schwab Tire Center in Enterprise and the Enterprise Christian Church are again joining forces in their annual Toy Drive for Christmas, according to a press release.

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ENTERPRISE — December’s Fishtrap Fireside begins Friday, Dec. 3, with readings from three Wallowa County writers and longtime Fishtrap friends: award-winning author David Laskin, educator and …

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ENTERPRISE — On online workshop on Neurodiversity in the Workplace will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 7, hosted by the Northeast Oregon Economic Development District and the Wal…

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JOSEPH — For many people, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the "unofficial" start to the Christmas shopping season. This year, the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture is urging Wallowa County…

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ENTERPRISE — The Wallowa County Rotary Club will once again use Patrick Thiel's organic vegetables to raise money for our High School Scholarship Program.

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