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The Wallowa Cougars and Enterprise Outlaws met on the Enterprise court for a volleyball rematch on Tuesday, September 10. The previous meeting between the two schools saw the 2A Outlaws gettin…

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The Outlaws fell to Oakley (Idaho) High School 46-8 in a non-league battle on Friday, Sept. 13. Oakley was a runner-up in last year’s Idaho state football champions. The eight-man game was pla…

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Divide Camp spent another summer offering rip-roaring adventure as well as idyllic solitude to about 50 combat-wounded veterans. Camp vice-president and Marine Corps veteran, Andy Marcum, said…

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About 25 stalwart hikers accompanied three Nez Perce tribal elders for a hike on Wallowa Lake’s east moraine on Saturday morning, September 15. The purpose was to explore the moraine’s natural…

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Two west-side hunters sign Annette Lathrop's Republican Party-sponsored petition to recall Oregon Governor Kate Brown while Ramona Patton looks on. Petitioners in Wallowa County have until Oct…

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The Wallowas show their first signs of a serious snowpack on Chief Joseph Mountain early Tuesday. Although it’s still technically summer, Monday night’s rainstorm gave a healthy start to the w…

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Two separate petitions to place the recall of Oregon Governor Kate Brown on the November ballot are presently being circulated in Wallowa County. Each needs 280,050 validated signatures of reg…

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Josh Spanno well remembers the day and circumstances that led to the death of his friend, Army Specialist Doug Bridges, killed in action in Iraq: Nov. 4, 2006.

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MINAM – A three-vehicle crash on State Route 82 resulted in the death of four-month old Jordy Erickson when a pickup driven by his mother, Christy Erickson of La Grande collided with two other…

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The tropical Pacific Ocean probably won't be particularly warm or cool this winter, climatologists said Thursday, depriving forecasters of their best clue to how much snow will pile up in the …

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Drivers step out of their vehicles for a break Sept. 11 as they wait for traffic to be allowed through while waiting for wreckage from a fatal accident to be cleared. One child died and anothe…

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The lady Eagles feathered their nest with Huskies fur as they swooped down on Elgin during a home league opener.  Set scores were 25-14, 25-17, and 25-17.

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The lady Cougars volleyball squad is off to a roaring start. The team recently competed at the Cat Clash tournament put on by Echo High School on Saturday, Sept. 7. The Cougs played in the "A"…

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The lady Cougars volleyball squad is off to a roaring start with a 3-1 record after a stellar performance at the Cat Clash tournament at Echo High School on Sept. 6. The lady Cougs rolled over…

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BAKER CITY — An official from a Canadian company gave Baker County commissioners an update Wednesday on a proposal to do exploratory mining on a county-owned section of the dredge tailings in …

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At 104 N. Main St. in Joseph, B. Bright Vintage store is owned and run by mother and daughter, Linda and Emily Bright, who both live in Joseph. The family has a long history in the county as L…

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A town hall-type forum will be held in the near future to discuss an ordinance governing the use of all-terrain vehicles within the city limits, the Enterprise City Council agreed Monday evening.

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Western singer, Kristyn Harris, is bringing her special brand of western music to the OK Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 7. The concert is in conjunction with the Hells Canyon Mule Days event on Se…

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Construction is proceeding on the seven miles of the Wallowa Mountain road, which connects the Imnaha Highway to the USFS 39 road on the east side of the Wallowas. A narrow temporary bridge (f…

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Practically perfect weather greeted the nearly 600 attendees of the 11th annual Juniper Jam music festival on Aug. 31. Known as the “Sweetest little music festival in eastern Oregon,” the even…

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It’s all business with a lot of smiling out on the Eagles volleyball court at Joseph Charter School. Long-time coach, Jill Hite, whose teams make regular state playoff appearances, watches her…

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The Wallowa Public Library is planning another concert in their garden Sept. 12 at 6:00pm. Ghostwind, Larry and Peggy Haney, who set toes tapping during their first concert for the library, wi…

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Football season opened for two of the county's teams with both Wallowa and Enterprise playing in Wallowa High School's annual jamboree. Two other teams participated - the Ione-Arlington Cardin…

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JOSEPH, Oregon. After several very quiet days, activity on the Granite Gulch Fire picked up Sunday, September 1, , although the most active burning was in interior pockets that hadn’t burned yet.

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As Wallowa County and the moraines coalition move incrementally closer to raising the $6.5 million needed to purchase and conserve nearly 1800 acres on the east moraine, understanding how this…

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Local ranchers Scott and Kelli Shear and Perry Johnston have dedicated their lives to raising superb cattle. Both ranchers were honored at the Wallowa County Stockgrowers Awards Dinner on Augu…

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Two separate combine fires last week interrupted harvest and tested the firefighting resources of Wallowa County. Neither fire produced injuries to anything but crops. And Wallowa County’s fir…

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Wallowa County, Oregon – The Mentor Match Youth Entrepreneur Program will hold its introductory meeting September 4, from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Building Healthy Families, 207 NE Park Street in …

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Enterprise, OR — It was a record setting evening for Wallowa Resources (WR) at their 11th annual Barn Dance and Auction held at The Blue Barn in Joseph, OR on August 24th. The sold out event r…

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If you happen to take a visit to the T.W. Bronze foundry and gallery, owned and operated by Tim Parks, at 202 Golf Course Rd. in Enterprise, be prepared. On walking into the foundry’s roll-up …

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JOSEPH — Despite strong winds, some small spotting and active burning on the eastern edge late in the day Saturday, there was little overall movement on the Granite Gulch Fire over the weekend…

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Dragons dominated Wallowa Lake over the weekend of Aug. 24-25. Not mythical creatures, but dragon boats, human powered watercraft participating in a sport that originated in China more than 25…

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One of the technological speed bumps that rural communities nationwide face is getting faster, usually fiber-optic, Internet service. But for Enterprise, the onramp to the Internet superhighwa…

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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded a Quality Improvement Award of $53,000 to Winding Waters Com…

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