Most people wouldn’t picture a English teacher in the burly role of blacksmith, spending hours on end behind a flaming forge creating works of art in iron and steel. But most English teachers aren’t Mike Rowley.
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Three Wallowa County ag supporters were recognized last week at the Annual Oregon State University Conference. More than 200 attendees had gathered from around the state.
Sussing out the bottom line in school report cards is a little bit harder than usual this year. The key is to realize that when dealing with smaller schools, when the percentages are judged by…
High winds prompted the closure of Interstate 84 near Pendleton on Friday, as well as sections of Highway 11 between Pendleton and Milton-Freewater.
SALEM — On the campaign trail, Gov. Kate Brown was eager to tell voters she would represent all regions of the state.
Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife troopers continue to seek the public’s help to catch the poacher or poachers who shot and killed a bull moose in November in Wallowa County. And the Orego…
$2.2 million facility will house city hall, fire station
Schreder was mentored by John Williams.
Wallowa County’s Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race Jan. 23-26, 2019, is planning to join with two other Iditarod qualifying races in Idaho and Montana to offer the Rocky Mountain Challenge Cup.
19 students are part of Building Healthy Families program for the county
From the archives of the Wallowa County Chieftain.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5
Christmas invitations and cheer a cup of cocoa at a time
Rev. Tim Barton is lead pastor of Wallowa Assembly of God Church in Wallowa.
Scouting brought him to Wallowa County
Going Once ... Going Twice ...
Enjoying working with children is the primary requirement
CASA needs volunteers, which means children need volunteers.
An album release listening party for “When I Was A Tree” will be 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at Josephy Center in Joseph.
Book Fair: Family fun and late-night shopping until 7 p.m. Enterprise Elementary Library.
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Wallowa Valley Library Foundation will be selling books remaining in the now defunct county library 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 at the former library building, 207 NW Logan S…
The final plat for the eight-lot Sagewood Heights Subdivision, owned by Kurt Melville of Enterprise, has received approval from Enterprise City Council.
The Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundation announces it is in the process of finalizing a grant to Innovia Foundation of Spokane to launch a regional Health and Wellness Needs Assessment to …
Fishtrap’s Outpost program has been the conduit for writers wanting to experience wilderness and be inspired by the beauty of Wallowa County. After 10 years in existence, the program is expand…
Wallowa County Humane Society will present a hands-on workshop on making and baking nutritious treats for Fido 7-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at The Place, 301 S. Lake Street, Joseph.
Former Joseph mayor Dennis Sands is breathing a little easier these days -- literally. After 10 years as Joseph Mayor and council member, Sands resigned Nov. 1 at his doctor’s request.
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Be skeptical and vigilant. Don’t engage.
Food Giveaway: 11:30 a.m. Wallowa Senior Center in Wallowa, 11 a.m. Enterprise Senior Center and noon at The Place in Joseph. Sponsored by Wallowa Fresh Food Alliance. Perishable food available.
John Punches loves trees. He always has.
The New Heights Aviation Program at Joseph Charter School has received a $12,000 grant from American Airlines to support the flight simulation portion of its program.
Wallowa County will shortly have a new OSU Ag Extension Agent.
A group of county residents will gather Nov. 26 to discuss the operation and issues surrounding the Wallowa Food Bank.
Attendees at the Oct. 30 Josephy Center Brown Bag luncheon received a history lesson on the importance and evolution of rural community newspapers. Steve Forrester, co-owner of Eastern Oregon …
Floyd and Patricia Winslow
Lisa Robertson of Enterprise and Dr. James Cook of Boise will play a concert of classical music to benefit Community Connections’ Heating Assistance Program 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Enterpri…
Core Yoga: 5:30 p.m. above Lostine Tavern in Lostine. All levels, focusing on strength, flexibility, clarity and focus.
Enterprise City will receive in excess of $27,000 from the EPA to help offset costs linked to the discovery of three oil tanks under the new city hall location.
Joseph and Enterprise Fire Departments responded to a fire at the Donald and Lois Hough property at the juncture of Tenderfoot Valley Road and Bicentennial Lane Nov. 8 at approximately 3:45 p.m.
Wallowa County weather is getting to the point where curling up in front of a fire and reading a book is a good plan.
Oregon Arts Commission has awarded two more grants to Wallowa County arts groups.
Judy Goodman’s Cranberry Hemp BGood bars have made the finalists list for the Nationwide “2019 Good Food Award,” presented by the Good Food Foundation.
Northeast Oregon Network (NEON) is once again providing free help to people signing up for health insurance during the HealthCare.gov open enrollment period ending Dec. 15.
A teen from Eugene played a key role in the most recent fundraiser for Creating Memories Foundation of Wallowa County.
Soul blues singer Curtis Salgado rocked the OK Theatre from end to end on Nov. 9. His rare northeastern Oregon appearance occurred through the auspices of the Wallowa Land Trust, who engaged t…
The best defense against being scammed out of your hard-earned money is knowing the signs.