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Two bald eagle parents keep close watch over the eaglets in their nest near Enterprise Thursday, April 29, 2021.

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ENTERPRISE — What may be the next generation of political leaders in Enterprise was honored Monday, May 10, as the City Council recognized the winners of the “If I Were Mayor” contest during t…

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ENTERPRISE — A 90-day moratorium on any new Airbnbs in Enterprise was approved by the City Council during its meeting Monday, May 10.

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JOSEPH — A scathing rebuke by the Joseph Chamber of Commerce, a second employee complaint of harassment and resident comments on the “cloud” that remains over the Joseph City Council greeted t…

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ENTERPRISE — Two cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wallowa County by the Oregon Health Authority over the weekend, bringing the countywide total to 182 since the start of the pandemic last year.

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ENTERPRISE — A resolution following last month’s concerns about Airbnbs in residential Enterprise will be on the agenda when the Enterprise City Council meets tonight, Monday, May 10, at City Hall.

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JOSEPH — The Characteristics of Watercolors: Painting Cloudy Skies will be the focus of an in-person class at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture later this month, according to a press release.

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ENTERPRISE — There are two more COVID-19 cases in Wallowa County, the Oregon Health Authority reported Thursday, May 6. That brings the total number of cases in the county to 180, and 20 cases…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Do you have an anniversary coming up? There’s a cookie for that. Have a birthday around the corner? There’s a cookie for that. Wedding? Yep, there’s a cookie for that, too.

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JOSEPH — A class on painting in pastels will take place from 4-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, via Zoom from the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture.

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Wallowa County had two more cases of COVID-19, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday, May 5, raising the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 178. There have been 18 cases…

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ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County’s Building Healthy Families has received national recognition by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as a “2021 Bright Spot” for its responses to the coronavirus c…

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JOSEPH — Work on the budget process will be a major focus when the Joseph City Council meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 6.

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WALLOWA — The Nez Perce Tribe took another step toward reestablishing itself in its traditional Wallowa County homeland Thursday, April 29, when it received the title to the now-former Wallowa…

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JOSEPH— Self-proclaimed “old geezer” Ralph Anderson will share his talent for whittling in a relaxed and informative class from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Josephy Center for Ar…

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ENTERPRISE — Winners of the 2021 Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival for students from Enterprise, Joseph, Troy, Wallowa and alternative-ed schools were announced last week.

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ENTERPRISE — Two scholarships are currently being offered to local health care workers looking to advance their personal and professional development for the benefit of health care in Wallowa …

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Fox kits venture out from their underground burrow Tuesday, April 27, 2021, as they get to know the world they’ll live in near the north end of Wallowa Lake.

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ENTERPRISE — Spring cleaning took on a special meaning Thursday and Friday, April 22-23, as about a dozen volunteers celebrated Earth Day by holding a “litter patrol,” cleaning up the Wallowa …

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The Oregon Health Authority reported three more cases of COVID-19 in Wallowa County on Thursday, April 29, raising the total in the pandemic to 168 and the total in the last three days to eigh…

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WALLOWA — Wallowa High School closed for two weeks, effective Thursday, April 29, after several COVID-19 cases were confirmed at the school, Superintendent Tammy Jones said in a post to the di…

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PORTLAND — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden plans to hold three online town halls for residents of five counties Saturday and Sunday, May 1-2, according to a press release.

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There were three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Wallowa County on Wednesday, April 28, the highest total of COVID cases in one day in roughly two months. 

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WALLOWA — What once belonged to the Nez Perce people will be returned Thursday, April 29, with celebration and fellowship, at Wallowa United Methodist Church in Wallowa.

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WALLOWA LAKE — A local fishing expert who holds the record for the largest mackinaw caught at Wallowa Lake recently hooked another whopper.

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JOSEPH — Friends of the Grange are invited to join Hurricane Creek Grange volunteers for a garden/landscape clean-up event at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at the grange, according to a press release.

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WALLOWA — The Wallowa City Council voted to replace outgoing Councilman Christian Niece with former Councilman Oren McCrea during its monthly meeting Tuesday, April 20, at City Hall.

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JOSEPH — Progress was made toward replacing resigned city Administrator/Recorder Larry Braden during another emergency meeting Wednesday, April 21, but the Joseph City Council failed to answer…

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ENTERPRISE — In a nearly record-short about 7½-minute meeting, the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners handled largely routine money matters, including applying for a $500,000 grant to help …

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Leprechauns must have snatched the pot o’ gold at the end of these twin rainbows, as they weren’t there Monday evening, April 26, 2021, during a lull in a rainstorm south of Enterprise.

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SALEM — Five bills aimed at changing policing practices, plus four related measures, have cleared the Oregon House by near-unanimous votes.

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The 15th season of Tunesmith Night, put on by the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance, wraps up Saturday, May 8, with a performance that will be livestreamed to YouTube and the WMVA website, wvmusic…

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SALEM — Health care providers in Oregon may continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, as long as they can ensure that patients or their caregivers are informed about the benefi…