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Eastern Oregon officials hope letter will spur reform of state’s COVID-19 handling

Elected leaders from Eastern Oregon counties who signed on to a letter asking Gov. Kate Brown for changes to her approach to COVID-19 shutd… Read more

Christmas tree permits for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest now available

ENTERPRISE — Permits to cut down a Christmas tree from the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest are now available, according to a press release … Read more

Joseph council takes steps on spending protocol

JOSEPH — The Joseph City Council asked at its Thursday, Nov. 5 meeting to have an ordinance ready for approval at its December meeting that… Read more


Lostine Turkey Trot postponed

LOSTINE — The 2020 Lostine Turkey Trot was postponed from Saturday, Nov. 21, because, like many other events, of the COVID-19 pandemic, acc… Read more


Our view: The long road ahead to a vaccine

The news of skyrocketing numbers of COVID-19 infections across the United States is reminding us of the original meaning of the phrase “going viral.” Read more


Other views: Combating the rise of COVID-19 locally

Wallowa County is experiencing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, including people with and without symptoms. At a regional and national l… Read more


Main Street: Reflecting on a privileged life

A week ago, I was exposed to COVID-19. It was my grandson, who had been in Portland with his mother and two younger brothers. Someone had b… Read more

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