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ODFW, wolves, cows, wildlife, forest fires, fish. Is there nothing else in this county to write about? Every week, another bearded man talks about fish. It's incredibly depressing. Please, ple…

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Implant, non-er, “not from around here,” tourist…all of these things have been said in one form or another about me and it is fine because they are all true. Like some individuals who move to …

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The letter titled Beware of Socialism two Chieftains ago prompted some thoughts. I respect the USN (retired) person who wrote that article. However, I believe we are so far from becoming a Soc…

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I want to thank Paul and Charlie for taking such great care of our downtown hanging flower baskets. They look AMAZING! Your dedication and hard work has helped beautify our town and make it lo…

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This letter is in response to Mr. O"Banion's letter from suburban Portland (Gales Creek). Mr. O'Banion had a long list of complaints about the CJD rodeo. I thought the rodeo was wonderful. I h…

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We once were proud that our country stood for righteousness, justice, liberty and freedom; however, now pride has faded. Greed, irresponsibility, and violence have taken the place of the honor…

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On July 14, 2019 Valley Bronze of Oregon, Inc. lost a dear part of our family, Becky A. Hauskins. Valley Bronze had the pleasure of employing Becky since January 4, 1994. Becky was an importan…

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In the Trail project article 7/31 edition, Ms Millar states one reason they decided to withdraw the appeal was “the decision of the commissioners to keep the record open until July 1 for the s…

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The Letter to the Editor authored by Rodney and Linda Botts (July 23, 2019) corrected several factual inaccuracies in Mr. Tool’s article concerning Mr. McKee’s aborted conditional use permit a…

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The news article by Steve Tool, “McKee withdraws Big Sheep campground application”, in the Chieftain’s July 17 edition is misleading and disingenuous. Mr. Tool states there were “about one doz…

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Me and the kokanee are swimming a little easier now that the EPA has decreed the Lake free of the herbicide Agent Orange. But I did — mid-backstroke — overhear Mama Merganser remark to her han…

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I am against the improvements to Wallowa Mt. Road that started this week. The speed limit is 35mph. Most vehicles are going around 55. The deer are getting killed and there is no law enforceme…

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When I was growing up in the 60’s and70’s, when we recieved a gift we were expected to send a thank you note or give a personal thank you; as in a hug to grandma. Now it seems as though thank …

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I want to thank Belinda Buswell and Marty Hamilton for their efforts at the most recent Joseph City Council meeting to find documentation and build community. They are so appreciated.

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In my opinion, it may be time the citizens of Joseph take a moment to reflect on the duties of the Joseph City Council. The first priority of the council is to maintain a safe, financially sta…

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I was troubled by a few points Ms. Lathrop made in her guest editorial last week re: the Joseph Branch Trail. First, her claim that the all-volunteer group somehow had sinister, hidden motives…

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The David vs. Goliath comparison described in last week’s anti-Joseph Branch Trail Op-Ed is accurate — except the writer has it backwards. The real Davids are the many hard working neighbors t…

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Connie Dunham's letter (3/13/19) about elk encroachment on Wallowa County ranchland tries to link it, naturally, to wolves, claiming they drive elk to the safety of the valley. Solution: kill …

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The editorial “Thou Mayest” (March 6) harks back to the drafting of the Constitution and earlier.