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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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MAXVILLE — The Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center is planning the centennial celebration of Maxville on June 2-3, 2023, according to a press release.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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FERGUSON RIDGE — The ski area Ferguson Ridge, referred to locally as “Fergi,” has a new owner in the rental shop.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ENTERPRISE — The Enterprise High School FFA Chapter will attend a series of competitions Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Baker City, according to a press release.

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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…

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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.

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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, …

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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.

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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.

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ENTERPRISE — Elections are now open for the 2023 board of directors for the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, according to a press release.

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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…

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