The Trump administration is moving forward with a controversial decision to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states.
WALLOWA — The Wallowa School District is temporarily closed after a "person in our school community" was diagnosed with COVID-19, Superintendent Tammy Jones posted to the district's Facebook p…
ENTERPRISE — Applications for summer Fishtrap fellowships and scholarships can be submitted to Fishtrap beginning Sunday, Nov. 1, and the window to turn in applications will be open until Dec. 15.
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.
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…
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…
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, …
Despite the vigorous debate about Measure 110 on the Nov. 3 ballot, supporters and opponents do agree on a couple of main points.
ENTERPRISE — Wildfires did not devastate Northeast Oregon this year, but other portions of the 2nd Congressional District, which Cliff Bentz is seeking to represent in the U.S. Congress, were …
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.
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.
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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ENTERPRISE — Halloween is when Misty McNall, of Enterprise, really expresses her creative side.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
ENTERPRISE —It's that time of year again to honor outstanding residents of Wallowa County. Nominations will be taken until 5 p.m. Nov. 30, according to the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce.
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.
SUBLIMITY — Oregon fine arts photographer Carla Axtman won the People’s Choice Award at the Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts, held annually in Joseph.
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 …
Two new COVID-19 cases in Wallowa County were among the 399 reported by the Oregon Health Authority Saturday, Oct. 24.
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University’s library could be getting a new name.
Oregon had its highest one-day total of new and presumptive COVID-19 cases Friday, Oct. 23, with Oregon Health Authority reporting 550 new cases of the coronavirus.
ELGIN — The Boise Cascade Company announced it might shut down its plywood plant in Elgin in early 2021.
ENTERPRISE — The Wallowa-Whitman and Umatilla national forests will receive $2.7 million to improve forest resiliency, reduce long-term costs of fire management and improve watershed condition…
ENTERPRISE — Wildfires raging in California and the Southwest are extending fire season for many Wallowa County firefighters.
Highway 82 has reopened, and traffic is moving, according to tripcheck.com, after the road was closer earlier Wednesday, Oct. 21.
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…
WALLOWA — Perfection is starting to become a theme in the Wallowa School District.
Want a top-quality, custom-made bow built just to fit your own needs? Fox Archery north of Enterprise is the place to get it.
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.
State health officials could distribute the first doses of COVID-19 vaccinations as early as the end of this month if it’s approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
PENDLETON — Infrastructure and forest management were among the primary topics of concern during a Wednesday, Oct. 14, virtual town hall held by Sen. Ron Wyden for Eastern Oregon residents.
ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County had a second death attributed to COVID-19 reported in the Saturday, Oct. 17, update from the Oregon Health Authority.
Oregon State Police are investigating the unlawful killing of the breeding male wolf from the Cornucopia pack in eastern Baker County.
ENTERPRISE — Fire season in many parts of Oregon has been brutal.
Congressional District 2 is a big splash of Republican red in the otherwise solid blue Democratic map of Oregon's House districts.
JOSEPH — The Joseph City Council will hold a workshop Thursday, Oct. 15, to review charter and council rules, followed by the regular council meeting.
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…
Wallowa County has its 37th case of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic as there was one new case among the 390 statewide reported by the Oregon Health Authority on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
- Two new COVID-19 cases in Wallowa County
- Wallowa County COVID cases hit 46
- Wallowa School District closed Thursday after COVID-19 diagnosis
- Ghosts, ghouls and 'Alice in Wonderland'
- Batten down the hatches for a cold, snowy winter
- Stepping away from a troubling legacy
- No new Wallowa County cases on day Oregon breaks one-day high
- Boise Cascade announces potential closure of Elgin plant
- Worship rebounds from spring shutdowns
- No Trunk or Treat in Enterprise
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