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With the average age of Wallowa County citizens ranking among the highest in the state, WeCare, a local support group is ready to help both seniors and senior caregivers.

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The next time you go for a walk in the woods-specifically on a U.S. Forest Service Trail in the Eagle Cap Wilderness or Hells Canyon — you might consider pausing at one of those big, fallen tr…

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The Chief Joseph Days Rodeo in the evenings is world-class rodeo. But don’t miss the other events during the day, which are just as much fun. And even better, most are free!

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An estimated 1000 people flocked to what was one of the most diverse airshows in Joseph Fly-in history July 12 and 13. From fighter jets to biplanes and piper cubs, this airshow had it all. Tw…

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Editor’s Note: This is the first of what will be a monthly column devoted to local foods, local recipes and the local people who make good food happen.

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Most people know that regular exercise is good for your health. New research shows it may make you smarter, too.

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A dozen years ago, Tami Wightman heard the screams and saw her son, Casey Marino, running across the field to the family’s home. He wasn’t screaming in exuberance at the joy of being 13 years …

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An ample buffet of freshwater food, brought on by climate change, is altering the life history of one of the world’s most important salmon species.

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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…