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New faces now greet those who need copies or to have packages shipped Central Copy & Shipping in Enterprise, now that Richelle Chitwood has sold the business to Michael Cooler and Sara Crawford.

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JOSEPH — Officials from Wallowa Memorial Hospital gave the first official tour of the new Wallowa Memorial Medical Clinic in Joseph on Friday, Sept. 18, to members of the hospital’s Patient-Fa…

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ENTERPRISE — Wallowa Memorial Hospital is opening a new facility next month that will provide care for the young children of its employees, hospital spokeswoman Brooke Pace said.

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ENTERPRISE — An Enterprise woman is facing multiple charges of criminal mistreatment and identity theft involving her father, who died in December 2018.

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown announced Wednesday, Sept. 16, a new program to provide masks and gloves to small businesses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release from th…

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ENTERPRISE — Extra state-imposed regulations are beleaguering Wallowa County as it attempts to qualify for a $25,000 Materials Management grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Qual…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — A cluster of six new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wallowa County by the Oregon Health Authority, according to a press release issued Wednesday, Sept. 16.

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A British insurance marketplace in business since 1871 will pay up to $25 million of wildfire costs in Oregon under the state's one-of-a-kind wildfire insurance.

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ENTERPRISE — Gay Behnke has seen the situation play out far too often as people are forced to deal with a myriad of issues during a global pandemic.

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ENTERPRISE — It takes an artist with vision to restore an aged building to its former glory. Fortunately, for Enterprise’s historic Litch Building, developer and co-owner Andy McKee has found …

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ENTERPRISE — A low-pressure system off the Pacific Coast is expected to bring relief by week’s end from the blanket of smoke smothering Wallowa County.

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WALLOWA LAKE — There is still hope that funds will come through to fund the refurbishing work planned for the Wallowa Lake Dam, state Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, said Thursday, Sept. 10, as t…

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ENTERPRISE — A new city councilman was sworn in, plans were started to replace the police chief and a smoke management plan was previewed Monday, Sept. 14, at the Enterprise City Council meeting.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Hikers reported a small fire, possibly related to another hiker's campfire, Sunday, Sept. 13, in the Eagle Cap Wilderness near Pete's Point.

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SALEM — A hearing was delayed to Monday, Sept. 14, to request that the Oregon Republican Party’s 2020 general election voter pamphlet go to print despite missing the payment deadline by 29 sec…

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PENDLETON — As fires rage across Western Oregon, displacing more than half a million people, Eastern Oregon fire managers are hesitant to send crews.

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Dozens of people are missing as state officials look for those who may have stayed behind in the over 1 million acres that have burned in major wildfires across Oregon since Monday.

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JOSEPH — The 38th annual Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts begins at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, with a few changes because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release.

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JOSEPH — All those amber waves of grain we see flowing across Wallowa County will soon be on their way to destinations where they’ll be turned into bread, pasta or pastry, as farmers get start…

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ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County schools were ready and rarin’ to go to this week to get back in class for the 2020-21 school year. Schools opened Tuesday, Sept. 8, in Enterprise, Joseph and Wallowa.

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Wind-driven wildfires turned daytime skies orange Tuesday across the Willamette Valley, closed a portion of Interstate 5 in Southern Oregon, left thousands without power and led to the evacuat…

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JOSEPH — A short, uneventful meeting of the Joseph City Council took place Thursday, Sept. 3, in the parking lot outside the Community Center, where the council has been meeting to ensure soci…

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SALEM — Uninsured Oregonians who were not able to sign up for private health coverage due to COVID-19 can still enroll, according to a press release Sept. 1.

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LOSTINE — Fires and smoke management were at the top of the agenda Wednesday, Sept. 2, when the Lostine City Council held its monthly meeting.

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SALEM — The Oregon Republican Party announced on Aug. 31 that it had fallen short of the minimum required signatures on petitions to put a recall of Gov. Kate Brown before voters.

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LA GRANDE — The construction of a $9 million field house at Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, is underway.

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PORTLAND — The former office manager and bookkeeper for a La Grande medical practice pleaded guilty Tuesday, Sept. 1, for devising a scheme to defraud her employer, according to a press releas…

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PORTLAND — A 13% drop in daily cases for the week of Aug. 16-23 was seen when the Oregon Health Authority released its weekly report Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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ENTERPRISE — If small business is the backbone of rural communities, the future lies in entrepreneurship. For a decade, Wallowa County teens have had the opportunity to learn how to run their …

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Oregon will stay under the COVID-19 state of emergency in place since March until Nov. 3, Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday.

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JOSEPH — It will be mostly routine items on the agenda, Thursday, Sept. 3, when the Joseph City Council meets at the Community Center.

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LA PINE — Douglas County has joined three other counties in approving a petition for the November ballot that would direct its county commissioners to investigate the possibility of making the…