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A small art studio in Enterprise that has been plodding along through the COVID-19 pandemic is offering something new this fall by adding birthday “painting parties” to its list of offerings.

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ENTERPRISE — A letter supporting the use of some transient lodging tax dollars to fund law enforcement and other emergency services was approved by the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners at…

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ENTERPRISE — Many places of worship in Wallowa County are rebounding from the shutdowns caused this past spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, and some are even finding their new circums…

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JOSEPH — The city of Joseph is one of 35 jurisdictions or companies fined for alleged violations of state Department of Environmental Quality standards, according to a press release Thursday, …

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SALEM — Brace yourselves for a stormy, cold winter. A relatively mild November may lure northeast Oregon into complacency, but in late December and all of January, storms will come, winds will…

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ENTERPRISE — A trio of "longtime Frishtrap friends" are the featured readers for the next Fishtrap Fireside at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. 

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JOSEPH — Trick or Treating in downtown Joseph will take place from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at various participating businesses, according to a press release.

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JOSEPH —The Josephy Center for Arts and Culture and the Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center are two of 11 capital construction projects in Oregon to be endorsed by The Cultural Advocacy Coal…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — More than 11,000 acres in the Wallowa Fire Zone and over 20,000 total acres within the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest are under consideration for a prescribed burn in the com…

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PORTLAND — COVID-19 claimed nine more lives in Oregon, bringing the state’s death toll to 664, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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ENTERPRISE — In keeping with the Oregon Health Authority’s recommendation to avoid both traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating and the newer “Trunk or Treat” that has replaced it in some a…

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ENTERPRISE — “Journey to Equity” is a four-part workshop from the Northeast Oregon Economic Development District (NEOEDD) for rural nonprofit staff, board and volunteers who want to take steps…

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ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County anglers are seeing a variety of salmon and trout in the rivers this fall, and reports of fish making their way over the Columbia and Snake River dams continue to be…

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JOSEPH — It may be early, but the Joseph Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to start thinking about the upcoming Christmas season, including the annual Jingle Thru Joseph.

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SUBLIMITY — Oregon fine arts photographer Carla Axtman won the People’s Choice Award at the Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts, held annually in Joseph.

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ENTERPRISE — The annual window for individuals to shop for health insurance through the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace opens on Sunday, Nov. 1, and those people who do not have access to …

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ENTERPRISE — A massive collection of historic artifacts from the West, American military history and art is what visitors were treated to Tuesday, Oct. 13, when the Manuel Historic Bronze muse…

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WALLOWA LAKE — Nearly a dozen people gathered at the south end of Wallowa Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 14, to learn more about forest management in the area, particularly on the East Moraine.

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WALLOWA — Superintendent Tammy Jones jumped on the intercom mid-morning Thursday, Oct. 15, letting students in the Wallowa School District know their building was shaking.

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ENTERPRISE — A Joseph man was apprehended Monday, Oct. 19, on a statewide felony warrant for parole violation, according to the Wallowa County Sheriff’s Office.

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ENTERPRISE — Two projects in Wallowa County are among close to 30 vying for funding during an evaluation of grant applications by the Recreational Trail Program Advisory Committee, which is se…

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JOSEPH — The city of Joseph’s new code-enforcement officer is making progress in his role to see city ordinances and codes no longer ignored, he reported to the Joseph City Council at its Thur…

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ENTERPRISE — The Northeast Oregon Economic Development District (NEOEDD) has received a new round of small-business COVID-disaster funding from Business Oregon, with a new set of criteria, acc…

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JOSEPH — Just over a week remains for Wallowa County residents with projects focused on local culture to apply for a Wallowa County Cultural Trust Coalition (WCCTC) grant. The application dead…

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ENTERPRISE — A public hearing via Zoom and phone will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21, to present the results of Community Connection of Northeast Oregon’s Senior Needs Assessment for an area plan,…

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ENTERPRISE — Fire season in many parts of Oregon has been brutal.

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JOSEPH — The Joseph City Council will hold a workshop Thursday, Oct. 15, to review charter and council rules, followed by the regular council meeting.

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ENTERPRISE — The Wallowa County Rotary Club is hosting the "Rose is a Potato" sale from now until early November to help raise money for scholarships for Wallowa County high school students, a…