ENTERPRISE — Dr. Nick West a board certified family physician, is hanging his doctor’s shingle and taking new patients at Winding Waters Medical Clinic, Enterprise.
ENTERPRISE — Wallowa Memorial Hospital is moving to a single-hospitalist system that will provide shared care for all hospital patients by all hospital providers, according to a press release.
PENDLETON — A 21-year-old graduate of Enterprise High School was introduced Saturday, Nov. 26, as part of the 2023 court of the 113th Pendleton Round-Up, according to a press release.
JOSEPH — Once again, the Joseph City Council has on its agenda the appointment of a person to a vacant council position when it meets Thursday, Dec. 1.
WALLOWA — A meat shoot will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, by the Wallowa Rod and Gun Club at the clubhouse on Lower Diamond near the mill site west of Wallowa, according to a press release.
MAXVILLE — The Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center is planning the centennial celebration of Maxville on June 2-3, 2023, according to a press release.
ENTERPRISE — The third annual Fair Lights event, a holiday extravaganza of lighted displays at the Wallowa County Fairgrounds, is set to begin Dec. 16 and run through Dec. 26.
ENTERPRISE — Saying that an indoor aquatic center could be a boon for area residents, Wallowa County health officials have launched an effort to gauge the feasibility of such a facility — incl…
ENTERPRISE — Two possible criminal cases in Wallowa County are in a holding pattern as the wheels of the justice system turn, according to District Attorney Rebecca Frolander.
PENDLETON — Two organizations in Wallowa County are each the beneficiaries of $20,000 grants from the Wildhorse Foundation, according to a press release Tuesday, Nov. 15.
ENTERPRISE — Bill Oliver is active with the Eagle Cap Shooters Association and has lived in Wallowa County since 1998. In fact, this year he’s president of the shooters group, which operates a…
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JOSEPH — Three chapter members and their adviser traveled to Columbus, Ohio, earlier this month for the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America fall conference, adviser Lisa Collier said.
ENTERPRISE — Ann Browder and Carolyn Gilbert are passionate about Soroptimists of Wallowa County. And they want others to share that passion through learning about the organization and by beco…
PENDLETON — Following a hot, dry summer of 2021, last winter and spring brought much needed precipitation to Northeastern Oregon. The outlook for the next few months calls for cooler than norm…
FERGUSON RIDGE — The ski area Ferguson Ridge, referred to locally as “Fergi,” has a new owner in the rental shop.
ENTERPRISE — The third Fair Lights celebration will take place in December now that the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners has approved a request for $3,300 for the display.
JOSEPH — A new district office for the U.S. Forest Service will be located in Joseph now that the U.S. General Services Administration has entered into a 20-year lease agreement with Probert F…
ENTERPRISE — Denine Rautenstrauch has been the face of the Enterprise Library for 22 years. Now, she is looking forward to being a patron at the library, becoming one of the people she says sh…
ENTERPRISE — Dish up your turkey, dressing, all the trimmings and save room for dessert. After two years off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Enterprise’s community Thanksgiving feast is back…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A total of $5,041,495 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will be awarded to the Nez Perce Tribe, in partnership with the Confederated Tribes of the Umati…
LA GRANDE — Help is available for low-income homeowners who’ve been putting off making repairs around the house because the cost was too high.
LA GRANDE — Ballot Measure 114 is not yet a law in Oregon — but Union County Sheriff Cody Bowen has already announced he will not be enforcing the measure.
ENTERPRISE — It’s a routine agenda that awaits the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners when it holds a special meeting Monday, Nov. 21, at the courthouse.
ENTERPRISE — Tami Russell is a newcomer to Enterprise, but she’s found the people here as friendly as they come.
ENTERPRISE — Eric Stangel hopes to promote business growth in Enterprise once he’s sworn in as the Enterprise City Council’s newest member.
Pamplin Media Group and EO Media Group have jointly launched a 24/7 TV travel channel filled with streaming video that highlights and promotes the wonders of Oregon. The channel is live today.
ENTERPRISE — The Enterprise High School FFA Chapter will attend a series of competitions Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Baker City, according to a press release.
ENTERPRISE — The Pandion Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Enterprise, recently won $10,000 in a national competition designed to showcase youthful entrepreneurs working to create c…
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ENTERPRISE — Thousands of voters across Oregon have decided to ban or block the rollout of psilocybin treatment centers.
ENTERPRISE — The 27th annual Healthy Futures dinner auction returned live on Saturday, Nov. 12, after two years of virtual presentations due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The first person to come into the Josephy Library where I work and ask about the naming of Mount Howard was someone born and raised here. He’d just read a book on the Nez Perce War, and, reali…
LA GRANDE — The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees is a step closer to getting its search for a new president into high gear.
ENTERPRISE — Three ordinances were approved by the Enterprise City Council when it met Monday, Nov. 14.
ENTERPRISE — One of the principal buildings from the former logging town of Maxville is being restored in Enterprise in preparation for its reassembly at the Maxville townsite next year.
WALLOWA — A Wallowa institution is closing up shop Dec. 23, as Jay Hinds retires after operating the Blonde Strawberry for eight years of serving breakfasts, lunches, specialty drinks and uniq…
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Left: Flags from every branch of the U.S. armed forces, interspersed with the national flag, line the sidewalk in front of the Wallowa County Courthouse in Enterprise on Veterans Day, Friday, …
LA GRANDE — A labor shortage has Oregon Department of Transportation officials juggling schedules and resources in Eastern Oregon as the winter season’s icy grip tightens.
The 247th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps is honored Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in front of the Wallowa County Courthouse, where the Marine Corps flag flies alongside the national flag.
JOSEPH — The city of Joseph will conduct a work session to discuss Transient Merchant Fees and a related ordinance Tuesday, Nov. 15.
Measure 114 supporters have claimed victory, however narrow, in their campaign for firearms training requirements and limits on ammunition magazines.
Two media organizations have called Democrat Tina Kotek the winner for Oregon governor in a close race against Republican Christine Drazan.
Early returns on the historic three-way race for Oregon governor show that the result will come down to a choice between Democrat Tina Kotek and Republican Christine Drazan.
CORVALLIS – An international coalition of researchers says in a report published last week that the Earth’s vital signs have worsened to the point that “humanity is unequivocally facing a clim…
ENTERPRISE — Elections are now open for the 2023 board of directors for the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, according to a press release.
ENTERPRISE — With Veterans Day just a couple days away, this week the Chieftain reached out to a local vet, John Campbell, a resident at the Wallowa Valley Senior Living Center.
As part of the Wallowa County Vegetation Department and Weed Board’s education efforts, in conjunction with Wallowa Resources, the Chieftain features a noxious weed each month that is on the c…
November is National Nutrition Month, a month devoted to evaluating our current nutritional “health” to see how it compares to the “gold standard” of nutrition — the U.S. Department of Agricul…
- Criminal cases on hold in Wallowa County
- Officials ponder possible Wallowa County aquatics center
- Ferguson Ridge rental shop gets new owner
- For the record: Nov. 14-20, 2022
- Joseph FCCLA team attends nationals
- Wallowa County Voices: Shooters president keeps busy
- Chow’s on: Thanksgiving Day feast planned at Cloverleaf
- Out of the Past: Driver has narrow escape on road to Lostine
- Sheriff says he won't enforce gun-control measure
- Senators announce $5 million more for dam