Live-stock fest Saturday
The first Live-Stock Music Roundup festival is scheduled from noon-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Wallowa County Fairgrounds.
At least 17 local bands and musical acts will set up on three stages to provide non-stop music geared to appeal to families of all musical tastes during the day. Music will range from Western, Christian rock and rag time to alternative rock, Hawaiian and mountain music.
Admission at the gate is free for children nine and under, $5 for ages 10-15, and $10 for anyone 16 and older. Food and beverages will be available on site.
Performers will include Henry Kinsley, Janet Bailey, Loom, Jay Connelly and Soul Renovation, "Uncle" Tommy Kolohe, Yellah Dog Blues Band, Len and Tyson Sample, Sidetracked, Wiener Holler, Friends, Peter Donovan, Birdhouse, Black Horse, Zero Crossing, Jennie Snyder and Badawiya (Middle Eastern dancing).
Monday first day of school
Both Wallowa and Joseph students start the school year Monday, Aug. 26, with a full day of classes. New students are asked to register at the respective school offices this week.
Wallowa starts its second year of a four-day school week, with no classes Friday. School starts at 7:45 a.m. for all students, with elementary students dismissed at 3:26 p.m. and high school at 3:31.
The Joseph district is trying the four-day school week for the first year, with the following schedule Monday-Thursday: 8:10 a.m.-3 p.m., Joseph Elementary; 7:25-2:30, Imnaha School; 8-3:27 p.m. Joseph High School.
EHS students register Aug. 28
Enterprise High School class registration is scheduled at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, on the wrestling deck in the high school. An arena scheduling format is planned.
The junior high school office is now located in the high school.
School is scheduled to start for all Enterprise district students Thursday, Aug. 29. The new starting time this year is 8:05 a.m.