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The Rotary Club of Wallowa County recently named its scholarship recipients among graduating high school seniors. Enterprise’s Sophia Esponosa was awarded the Don Swart Scholarship for $2,000.…

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ENTERPRISE — The pandemic has changed daily life for nearly everyone, and that can manifest itself in a number of ways. Something hospitals across the nation have seen is an increase in mental…

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ENTERPRISE — An eight-week workshop to help women “find their inner power and start living a happier, more fulfilling life” will run June 9 to Aug. 3 at Hearts for Health Integrated Care Cente…

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ENTERPRISE — In an update on the battle against noxious and invasive weeds in Wallowa County, Andy Marcum, the county’s Vegetation Department manager, listed the department’s accomplishments i…

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ENTERPRISE — Veterans organizations will turn out this weekend to begin Memorial Day activities to honor veterans who have died with ceremonies and decorations at cemeteries within Wallowa County.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — “Age My Way” is the theme of a special meal that will be held for seniors in Wallowa County to celebrate Older Americans Month at the senior meal sites in Enterprise and Wallo…

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WALLOWA LAKE — Fifty volunteers are being sought for a variety of projects Saturday, June 4, at Wallowa Lake State Park, according to a press release from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

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ENTERPRISE — Members of the Joseph Charter School chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America presented a check for $627.50 to the Wallowa Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer Su…

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ENTERPRISE — The groundwork was laid for a new Wallowa County Road Service District and the planned bicycle playground in Wallowa received a donation when the Wallowa County Board of Commissio…

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ENTERPRISE — There’s a new face at the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce that belongs to someone quite familiar in the business community — Deena McFetridge started there May 3 as the new adm…

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ENTERPRISE — With the intention recognizing and encouraging the continued educational pursuits of an outstanding woman of Wallowa County, the Soroptimist Continuing Undergraduate Scholarship w…

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JOSEPH — A two-day workshop on abstract painting will be led by Cheryl North Coughlan at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, according to a press release.

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ENTERPRISE — A total of 2,554 ballots were counted Tuesday, May 17, after the polls closed for the 2022 Primary Election, according to a report issued by county Clerk Sandy Lathrop.

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WALLOWA — The bicycle playground planned for Wallowa received another financial boost when Pacific Power and Light announced Thursday, May 12, that it will donate to the project, according to …

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ENTERPRISE — Lannie Stonebrink, a graduating Enterprise High School senior, was on the list of 12 Oregon seniors to receive $1,500 college scholarships from the Oregon Wheat Foundation, accord…

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JOSEPH — Two classes on ceramics will be held later this month taught by longtime ceramic instructor Pamela Beach at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture in Joseph, according to a press release.

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ENTERPRISE — A workshop is planned to help businesses and artisans learn the intricacies of mobile phone photography so that they can take great photos to promote their products, according to …

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WALLOWA COUNTY — More wolf attacks on livestock have been reported by producers and confirmed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife over the past week, according to the ODFW’s livestoc…

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JOSEPH — The Joseph City Council is preparing to pass its budget for 2022-23 and hopes to have it ready for the June 2 meeting, Pro-tem Administrator Brock Eckstein said Thursday, May 12.

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ENTERPRISE — A presentation on the proposed bicycle playground project to be built at the Wallowa School will go before the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners when it meets Wednesday, May 18.

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown declared Friday, May 13 a drought in Baker, Douglas, Wallowa and Wheeler counties through an executive order and directed state agencies to coordinate and prioritize as…

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ENTERPRISE — Local graduating high school seniors are receiving scholarships from the Soroptimists of Wallowa County, according to a press release.

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ENTERPRISE — It’s called “the greatest test of horsemanship and wilderness skills on earth” for a reason. The Gaucho Derby, a 500-kilometer horse race done in 10 days in Patagonia, is a test o…

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JOSEPH — A pandemic was not going to corner Clem Falbo on the chess board and force him to resign. His love of mathematics and chess is too great.

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WALLOWA LAKE — The first of what promises to be an annual fishing derby to benefit veterans will take place June 10-11 on Wallowa Lake with the Cross the Divide Kokanee Derby, according to a p…

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JOSEPH — An online budget meeting will be held by the Joseph City Council at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24. The public is welcome to attend via Zoom or by telephone.

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SALEM – As Oregon weather turns warmer, drivers should expect to see more motorcycle and moped riders. By intentionally looking for riders, drivers can reduce the potential of a “Looked But Fa…

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ENTERPRISE — The chief proponent of a pump track to be built in Enterprise is again asking the City Council to reconsider property at the City Park, according to a press release following the …

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ENTERPRISE — For the fifth time in the past six years, Wallowa Memorial Hospital has again been ranked among the top 20 critical access hospitals for overall performance in the country and the…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Wolf kills of livestock are becoming more frustrating to Wallowa County ranchers and livestock officials when they see how those depredations are handled by the Oregon Departm…

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ENTERPRISE — The latest on a proposed bicycle pump track will be discussed by the Enterprise City Council when it meets tonight, Monday, May 9, at City Hall.

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WALLOWA — The finish line is in sight in efforts to raise money to build a bicycle playground in Wallowa, with those behind the project having raised about 93% of the estimated $329,500 needed…

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ENTERPRISE — A string of miracles is what Sam Morgan of Enterprise believes has him where he is today, less than four months after a fall into Trout Creek that resulted in several broken verte…

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LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University named 590 students to the dean's list for the 2022 winter term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 s…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Rising fuel prices have brought filling stations in Enterprise to within a fraction of a cent below $5 a gallon for regular unleaded, surpassing the highest-recorded average p…

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ENTERPRISE — A new road service district for Wallowa County will soon be in the works after the Board of Commissioners agreed to put the wheels in motion to take advantage of a piece of legisl…

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SALEM — As part of a countrywide settlement, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum secured $2.1 million for Oregon from TurboTax, Intuit Inc., for deceiving over 4.6 million consumers nationally in…

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LA GRANDE — Connie Guentert knows she has big shoes to fill as the new executive director of Community Connection of Northeast Oregon.

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ENTERPRISE — As part of the Wallowa County Vegetation Department and Weed Board’s ongoing education efforts, in conjunction with Wallowa Resources, the Chieftain features a noxious weed each m…

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