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Noel Livingston slides the cursor across the charts on his computer screen and what he sees, lurking behind the zig-zagging lines and the multiple colors, is trouble.

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BLY — The nation's largest wildfire continued burning in parts of Klamath and Lake counties on Friday, but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped re…

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The Bootleg Fire, which has destroyed an area half the size of Rhode Island, was 40% surrounded Friday after burning some 70 homes, mainly cabins, fire officials said.

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JOSEPH — We all like ice cream, but have you ever had it rolled in small tubes with all your favorite toppings? Tracee Page is offering that now at Sweet Retreat in Joseph.

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. and Canada is blanketing much of the continent, including thousands of miles away on the East Coast. And experts say the phenomenon i…

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The nation’s largest wildfire, Oregon’s Bootleg Fire, grew to 624 square miles overnight, but fire crews continue to make progress on controlling it.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — The latest infrared mapping on the Elbow Creek Fire burning in northwestern Wallowa County has its size at 18,599 acres, according to the latest update Wednesday, July 21, fro…

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ENTERPRISE — Virtually no negative comments were received by the Enterprise Planning Commission when it met Wednesday, July 14, to consider the future of vacation rentals within city limits.

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JOSEPH — The Nez Perce Tribe will ride and walk the traditional route of the Nimiipuu to its recently purchased property near Joseph where tribal members will formally bless their homeland, ac…

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JOSEPH — A reenactment of the 1896 robbery of the First Bank of Joseph will take place Saturday, July 31, following the Chief Joseph Days Parade at the Wallowa County Museum in Joseph, accordi…

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ENTERPRISE — Neighbors helping neighbors was the theme Friday, July 9, when several volunteers from the Friends of Wallowa County Recycling weeded and removed brush around the grounds of the W…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — The first priority of firefighters in their battle against the Elbow Creek Fire in northern Wallow County — or any blaze — is the safety of people endangered by the flames. Th…

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JOSEPH — “Instance in Time,” an exhibit featuring local photographers Rick McEwan and Adele Buttolph will open Friday, July 30, at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture.

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PORTLAND — The threat of thunderstorms and lightning has prompted officials in fire-ravaged Oregon to ask for help from outside the Pacific Northwest to prepare for additional blazes as many r…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — The latest infrared mapping done on the Elbow Creek Fire shows the fire now at 17,260 acres and 15% contained, according to the latest information from Type 1 ODF Incident Man…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Containment on the Elbow Creek Fire is up to about 15%, an update from the Type 1 Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 3 working the blaze said late Monday n…

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JOSEPH — The Wallowa Valley Health Foundation and Chief Joseph Days are teaming up to sponsor the Miles for Mammograms breast cancer awareness walk on Thursday, July 29, the same day as CJD's …

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Baker County has so far missed the big wildfires burning in Oregon and elsewhere in the West, but the county hasn’t avoided the most noxious of their byproducts.

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The nation's largest wildfire torched more dry forest in Oregon and forced the evacuation of a wildlife research station Monday as firefighters had to retreat from the flames for the ninth con…

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Washington farmworkers must be provided smoke-filtering masks when air quality reaches the threshold that federal regulators consider "unhealthy" for the public, the state Department of Labor …

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JOSEPH — A new mayor pro-tem is to be considered and a letter of resignation by the former Mayor Pro-Tem Kathy Bingham is to be read Tuesday, July 20, when the Joseph City Council meets.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — With the Elbow Creek fire up to 10,941 acres, the Umatilla National Forest and surrounding river areas remain temporarily closed to the public. The announcement was made on Fr…

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WALLOWA — Although residents threatened by the Elbow Creek Fire have been given a Level 3 evacuation order, not all are leaving, Paul Karvoski, Wallowa County emergency services director, said…

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WALLOWA — Firefighters and trucks from agencies all over Oregon converged on Wallowa on Saturday evening, July 17, to make plans to take over fighting the approximately 11,000-acre Elbow Creek…