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JOSEPH — When the Tirolean Dancers took to the floor at Oregon’s Alpenfest, the joy in their performance quickly spread to the festival patrons who watched.

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Kenneth and Roberta Moffit are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 2-4 p.m., at their home at 918 Lostine River Road in Lostine. They have re…

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ENTERPRISE — Local officials and Wallowa County residents had the opportunity to talk to — and hear from — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, during his final town hall of the year Sunday, Oct. 2,…

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ENTERPRISE — Nominees are now being accepted for board members of the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, and will be accepted through Oct. 31, according to a press release.

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ELGIN — A community gathering will be held in Elgin from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, hosted by the Joseph Branch Trail Consortium, which hopes to establish a 63-mile trail-with-rail betwe…

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ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County residents will have the chance to address their concerns to members of the Oregon School Boards Association at the association's Wallowa County Legislative Roadshow…

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ENTERPRISE — It’s a light agenda Wednesday, Oct. 5, for the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners when they hold their regular meeting.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Upper and Lower Imnaha roads were opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, by order of the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners, according to a press release from Sheriff Joel Fish.

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FOREST GROVE — Derek Brown, a 1991 graduate of Wallowa High School, has been honored by Pacific University Oregon with the university’s Outstanding Alumni Award.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Hot, dry and breezy conditions are in the forecast for Wednesday, Sept. 28, and so officials are expecting increased fire behavior in areas where pockets of heat remain.

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JOSEPH — Learn to bind books with Roberta Lavadour in a two-day workshop Oct. 15-16 at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, according to a press release.

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JOSEPH — A two-day workshop on constructing a buckskin tobacco bag will be offered Oct. 22-23 at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, according to a press release.

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ENTERPRISE — The Oregon Book Award Author Tour will travel to Wallowa County for a reading on Friday, Oct. 21 as part of Fishtrap’s season of readings in its new event space at 107 W. Main St.…

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ENTERPRISE — Tuesday, Sept. 27, was expected to be hot, dry and breezy with conditions similar to mid-August, fire officials said in a press release, with lower fuel moistures anticipated to r…

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SALEM — A $40 per-product increase for pesticide registration became effective in Oregon on Wednesday, Sept. 21, according to a rule amended by the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Activity on the Double Creek and Eagle Cap Wilderness fires has slowed dramatically, but the blazes won’t be out “until the snow flies,” as one fire official said earlier this month.

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WALLOWA — The $2 million the city of Wallowa has been expecting from the state Joint Legislative Emergency Management Board was awarded Friday, Sept. 23, but now comes the tough part: How does…

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LA GRANDE — An effort to host an on-campus event at Eastern Oregon University for rural residents appears to have fizzled out, according to the organization who was behind the effort.

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ENTERPRISE — As wildfires in southern Wallowa County begin to wind down, Wallowa County Commissioner Todd Nash said he’s already been talking with various agencies about rehabilitating some th…

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ENTERPRISE — More than a dozen years after Wallowa County acquired the approximately 1,800 acres of the Wallowa Lake East Moraine from the Ronald C. Yanke Trust and began working on a manageme…

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WALLOWA COUNTY — A public meeting scheduled for Friday, Sept. 23, at the Joseph Community Events Center and on Facebook live has been canceled, according to an 8 a.m. press release by the Sout…

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ENTERPRISE — Minimal growth occurred in the past 24 hours on the Double Creek and Eagle Cap Wilderness fires, the Southern Area Blue Team reported at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

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JOSEPH — Councilor Kirsten Rohla submitted her resignation from the Joseph City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 13, but she hopes to be reappointed to the seat currently open, according to a press release.

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JOSEPH — A two-day nunofelt scarf workshop led by Linnea Keatts will be held Oct. 7-8 at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture in Joseph, according to a press release.

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Oregon, Idaho and Washington had their hottest Augusts in 128 years of record-keeping, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Sept. 9.

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ENTERPRISE — The weather is expected to play a factor in the Double Creek and Eagle Cap Wilderness fires Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 21-22, as warmer temperatures and lower humidity from pre…

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Dave Duncan, left, a math teacher for secondary school at Wallowa, was named Wallowa County regional Teacher of the Year by the Oregon Lottery and awarded $1,000 during a ceremony Thursday, Se…

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ENTERPRISE — The Enterprise High School FFA Chapter held its annual FFA/FCCLA Bonfire at Tim and Audry Melville’s home near Enterprise on Sept. 7, according to the chapter’s newsletter.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Rain is expected the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 21, and will persist through the next day across the areas burning in Wallowa County, according to a press release from the …

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WALLOWA — No one knew what would be found hiding in the back of the old vault beneath the gym on the Wallowa school campus.

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UNION — Women ranchers from Baker, Union and Wallowa counties are invited to gather Wednesday, Oct. 5 in Union for a day of community building and hands-on learning, according to a press release.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — Precipitation and moderate temperatures kept fire activity in Wallowa County minimal over the weekend, although rainfall amounts varied significantly, according to a press rel…

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ENTERPRISE — Final approval for the Forest Management Plan for the East Moraine Community Forest will top the agenda Wednesday, Sept. 21, when the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners meets.

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ENTERPRISE — A parking complaint involving the Wallowa County Fair was discussed by the Enterprise City Council when it met Monday, Sept. 12, but the council agreed no action would be taken.

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ENTERPRISE — Joe Yetter seeks to unseat freshman incumbent Congressman Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, as Eastern Oregon’s representative in Congressional District 2.

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WALLOWA — Work is underway rebuilding Wallowa after last month’s hailstorm and residents are getting their questions answered, most recently at a town hall meeting held on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

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