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La GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University recently released its 2020 Dean's List recipients, a list that included close to 600 students. Nine of the students listed had current or former ties to W…

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ENTERPRISE — The Fishtrap Community of Writers is offering two virtual workshops in coming weeks, according to a press release. Both will be held via Zoom video conferencing.

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SALEM— Infuse some fun and spooky science into the school year by taking part in the free, three-day Spooky Science Challenge planned for Oct. 20-22.

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LOSTINE — Options of 10K, 5K or 1 mile are being included in the 2020 Lostine Turkey Trot, planned for Saturday, Nov. 21, according to a press release.

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JOSEPH — One of the centerpieces of Wallowa County’s long history in the timber industry is the former logging town of Maxville. It’s also a prime example of the ethnic diversity that has long…

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JOSEPH — It was a tragic accident that nearly cost him his life — or at least a leg — but Joseph Charter School cross-country runner Keelan McBurney isn’t letting it keep him down by any means.

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ENTERPRISE — Tunesmith returns Saturday, Oct. 10, featuring the music of Toney Rocks, An American Forrest and Margo Cilker streamed live from the historic OK Theatre.

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JOSEPH — There are still a few spots left in Roger Amerman’s “Native American Featherwork” workshop, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture.

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JOSEPH — Today at 5 p.m. bidding in the silent auction for the Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts will end, according to a press release.

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WALLOWA LAKE — It wasn’t the usual Swiss-Bavarian celebration, but Oregon Alpenfest organizers weren’t about to let a pandemic totally shut them down Saturday, Sept. 26, after more than 40 yea…

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ENTERPRISE — Fishtrap Fireside goes virtual as it returns for its eighth season of readings from Wallowa County writers on Friday, Oct. 2.

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JOSEPH — Oct. 31 is the deadline to submit applications for Wallowa County Cultural Trust Coalition grants, according to a press release.

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JOSEPH —The Wallowa County Museum will have an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, with free admission, according to a press release.

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ENTERPRISE — Mules and handlers came to Enterprise last week, even if the 2020 Hells Canyon Mule Days had to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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ENTERPRISE — Diane Knox was “amazed” at being the winner of this year’s quilt raffle when she received a quilt from members of the Wallowa Mountain Quilters Guild on Monday, Sept. 14.

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JOSEPH — When Wallowa County received the deed to the 1,800-acre East Moraine property, the vision was a working landscape that would be managed for sustainable forestry, grazing, habitat, cul…

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Note: This story has been updated to reflect the corrected date for the Dave Stamey concert. 

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JOSEPH — Coronavirus couldn’t get in the way of good times, great weather and grand vehicles, Aug. 28 and Aug. 29, as the Wallowa Mountain Cruise revved engines and went on as rescheduled.

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ENTERPRISE — For hunters, firefighters and farmers, the Oregon Department of Agriculture fall weather forecast, September through November, could hardly be better — colder than normal and wett…

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LA GRANDE — Musician Luke McKern of La Grande was missing the camaraderie and excitement of performing after COVID-19 shut down concerts and large gatherings.

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HAT POINT LOOKOUT — Need someplace to get away from the coronavirus restrictions? Take a summer drive to one of the highest points in Wallowa County and see the top of the world from Hat Point…

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ENTERPRISE — Michael Zanello came to live in Enterprise nearly seven years ago after being in a “homeless situation” in Portland and his uncle urged him to move here, and has no plans to go back.

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ENTERPRISE — Quantity doesn’t always equate to quality, as was evidenced this week with the youthful expertise in horsemanship on display during the 4-H Horse Show at the Wallowa County Fairgrounds.

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ENTERPRISE — The open class exhibits for the Wallowa County Fair have been canceled, the fair board announced last week.

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WALLOWA LAKE — The last weekend of July is all about Chief Joseph Days in Wallowa County. This year, with no rodeo, no celebration and COVID-19 fears rampant, merchants and recreational busine…

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ENTERPRISE — Saying “it is with regret but based on an abundance of caution concerning COVID-19,” this year’s Main Street Show and Shine scheduled for Aug. 14-15 has been canceled, according t…

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ENTERPRISE — A virtual Brown Bag Lunch Tuesday, July 28, will feature Matt King, renewable energy program manager at Wallowa Resources.

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ENTERPRISE — This year’s Hells Canyon Mule Days is suffering the same fate as a number of other events throughout Oregon with nearly all its components being canceled because of the COVID-19 p…

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Michael Tevlin's new book, Sockeye, is set in Wallowa County.

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ENTERPRISE — It has been almost 20 years in the making, but Michael Tevlin’s book, “Sockeye,” has finally made it home to Wallowa County.