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Senior citizens who rely on dining centers in Wallowa and Enterprise also must deal with the ban on public gatherings.

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Seven kids on a horse. Location, date of photo, and identity of the kids (and the horse) unknown. If you can help us ID place, people, horse, and date, please email editor@wallowa.com

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A group of local volunteers is making masks to help medical and care providers here in Wallowa County. The shortage of masks for medical personnel on the front line of COVID-19 care has made h…

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Plans continued to move forward for the newly-named 2020 Wallowa Mountain Cruise, the June 12-13 car show to be held in Joseph. Organizers met Tuesday, March 10, at the Kokanee Inn for their f…

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Teens from Wallowa County’s Mentor Match Youth Entrepreneur Program on Friday, March 13, traveled to Baker City to participate in the first ever Rural Teen Entrepreneur Summit.

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JOSEPH — Want to find a way to give of yourself? Well, give yourself — or at least a portion. That was the message conveyed Thursday, March 12, by four junior high members of the Family, Caree…

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Raising awareness about organ donation will be the focus of an assembly at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, held by Joseph Charter Schools junior high FCCLA at the school.

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A workshop for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease caregivers and family members Thursday evening, March 5, provided a savvy foundation for understanding the progression and treatment of this dev…

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CORVALLIS — A lack of space needn’t keep you from a bounty of fresh produce if you turn to straw bales for planting edible gardens.

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EGGS! When I was small, I went out to the chicken coop and got the eggs from under a hen. Now we don’t have that luxury we used to call a chore. We must drive to the store and choose what KIND…

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A cat in a funny hat, a Lorax, Sam I am, a grinch and more odd characters were swarming all over Enterprise Elementary School last week for Dr. Seuss Week in an effort to spur reading among th…

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It’s been seven years since the first CHIP — Complete Health Improvement Program — was launched in Wallowa County in Wallowa Memorial Hospital’s cafeteria. Since then, hundreds of local reside…

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The Wallowa County Health Care District will host a town hall meeting about precautions, preparations, recognition, and risks of the newly recognized corona virus (COVID-19) Wednesday, March 4…

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The one-room schoolhouse seems a charming and antiquated thing of the past. Unless, that is, you live in Wallowa County. Of the few remaining one-room schools in Oregon, two are right here at …

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What was originally intended to be a bed and breakfast east of Joseph has been transformed into a ministry to help all those in need in the area.

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Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School discover a potential new way in which diet influences aging-related diseases.

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Ichthyosaurs are among the few fossils that Wallowa Mountains has from the Age of Dinosaurs. They were fish-like reptiles that first appeared about 250 million years ago and quickly diversifie…

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Wallowa County has a new head of its Vegetation Department, but Andy Marcum is far from new to Wallowa County. Marcum took over Jan. 1, after seven months as noxious weed supervisor for the co…

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Caught in the act: A herd of elk flee after pillaging a farmer’s bales of hay Monday, Feb. 10, in a field along Eggleson Lane near the Joseph Highway. More elk were waiting the other side of E…

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Bumblebees are the big lifters of the insect world, able to fly back to the hive with almost their own bodyweight in nectar on board. A study published Feb. 5 in Science Advances shows how the…

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Why are some people better able to fight off the flu than others? Part of the answer, according to a new study, is related to the first flu strain we encounter in childhood.

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The Wallowa Rural Fire Protection District netted about $2,000 from its annual steak and oyster feed Saturday, Feb. 8, Fire Chief Gary Hulse said Monday. The event is a traditional annual affa…

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WALLOWA LAKE VILLAGE —People in Wallowa County have long hoped that the iconic Edelweiss Inn at Wallowa Lake could be restored. But it’s looking less and less like such a miracle will occur.

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Awhile back, when Montgomery Ward was located on Washington Avenue in La Grande, and Monarch ranges featuring duplex draft with all riveted joints sold for $82.50, the women in northeast Orego…

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The adage "Fake it until you make it" — the idea that someone can fake a positive attitude to elicit real-life benefits — often backfires when used with co-workers, according to a study led by…

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Any time of year is a good time to start a budget, so why not now? You haven’t forgotten those frugal resolutions, have you? Since the gardening season is still a few months …

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Mathematicians, physicists, and materials experts might not spring to mind as the first people to consult about whether you are brewing your coffee right. But a team of such researchers from a…

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Australia’s devastating drought is having a critical impact on the iconic platypus, a globally unique mammal, with increasing reports of rivers drying up and platypuses becoming stranded.

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JOSEPH — Joseph State Airport is gaining attention in the aviation community as a fascinating destination for vacation travelers. Along with recreation seekers, its mile-long runway attracts l…

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People who develop Parkinson’s disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new Cedars-Sinai research. The research point…

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Despite emerging clues about the cause of vape-related illness and deaths, the cold fact remains: Breathing anything other than clean air into your lungs is harmful. Yet two of the substances …

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When it comes to playing a game of fetch, many dogs are naturals. But now, researchers report that the remarkable ability to interpret human social communicative cues that enables a dog to go …

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A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD) supports a growing body of research that links human exposure to aluminum with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Researchers found sig…