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Noodles Miller expertly heels a steer as part of his family ranch team at the 2018 Chief Joseph Days ranch rodeo.

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On Saturday, June 15, the Eagle Cap Shooters Association held their opening event of the year, the Spring Fling. First event of the day was the National Rifle Association 3GE (Three Gun Experi…

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Recent Enterprise High School graduate, Jalyn Radford-Wecks, plans to raise cancer awareness of attendees at the Mountain High Broncs and Bulls rodeo to know that cancer can strike anywhere, a…

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Rodeo legends Trevor Brazile and Derek Kolbaba better move over. Local rodeo cowboy, Hanley “Noodle” Miller is breathing down your necks because he wants that All-Around-Cowboy buckle. Miller,…

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This year’s Bowlby Bash, previously known as Summerfest, previously known as the Bowlby Bash includes a number of events in downtown Enterprise. On June 22 Main Street will offer a soap-box de…

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On June 15, the Eagle Cap Shooters Association will open their range on the far end of Ant Flat Road for the 2019 season. The range provides a variety of target distances and conditions, inclu…

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The Oregon Department of fish and Wildlife is inviting public comments on a revised Fisheries Management and Evaluation Plan to conduct steelhead fisheries in the Columbia basin. Comments are …

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Although wind, water and wicked skies played havoc to Alpine Meadows Golf Course during April, neither flooding nor a lightning strike could keep a good course down.

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There comes a time when every warrior has to lay down their sword and shield no matter how hard they’ve fought and their dedication to the battle. That time came on Wednesday, May 22 for the W…

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The Wallowa Valley/Elgin combined baseball team, had their storied season halted after suffering a second-round playoff loss, 7-1, at the hands of top-ranked Pleasant Hill on Friday, May 24.

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The Eagles thinclads traveled to the state 1A championships in Monmouth to see what treasures lay on the west side of the state and returned weighted down with a bag of precious medals as the …

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The Wallowa/Joseph combined golf team and the Enterprise High School golf teams competed well at district and state with the Enterprise team making the cut for state, while golf superstar Tori…

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How do you go from third place to the league title in one weekend? Beat all your opponents at district play and walk off with the trophy.

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Three wasn’t a lucky number for the Wallowa Valley Outlaws as the squad lost three straight games and slid into third place behind league leaders Vale and Nyssa.

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The Chieftain mistakenly printed Foster Hobbs’ time in the 200 meters race at the Buck Track Classic Invite as 27.36. His actual time was 23.76. The Chieftain regrets the error.

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The combined girls Outlaws softball squad outgunned the hapless Umatilla Vikings during an away doubleheader on Friday, May 3. Scores to the battle were 20-1 and 24-3.

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Both the Enterprise and Wallowa/Joseph golf teams played at the Enterprise High School golf fundraiser “Enterprise Tourney” on Friday, April 26.

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The hard working Enterprise Outlaws track squad showed their opponents the meaning of grit when they took on two major meets on consecutive days and still managed outstanding performances. The…

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On a blustery, cool day, when most of the track and field statistics bore an “a” or “wind-assisted” footnote, Joseph and Enterprise athletes dominated the JoHi Track and Field meet Saturday, A…

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The Wallowa Valley Outlaws had good luck in Irrigon, winning both games of their double header. The first game went only five innings before the mercy rule was invoked for an Outlaws 12-1 victory.

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The Enterprise High school Outlaws are still picking up steam, as they showed that at the Pepsi Invitational in Union on Saturday, April 20. The Outlaws girls team placed second with 99 points…

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Both the Wallowa/Joseph golf team and the Enterprise High School golf team traveled to John Day to the Grant Union Invitational tournament.

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The Wallowa Valley/Elgin combined baseball team split their doubleheader against the Vale Vikings on April 12, winning the first, 6-5, but breaking down with a loss in the second, 12-2.

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The Outlaws softball squad dropped both ends of their home opening doubleheader versus Vale on Friday, April 12. Bad luck and bad weather dogged the team through both losses, 11-5 and 22-19 re…

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Despite inclement weather hindering the outlaws’ ability to practice, the squad made an impressive showing at the La Grande Invitational on Saturday, April 13. The girls placed third while the…

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Thanks to their athletic ability, four Joseph Charter School seniors are getting a little tuition help at their selected colleges. Emma Hite, Steven Beckman, Tori Suto and Ella Coughlan all si…

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The integrated Wallowa Valley softball team opened league play on a high note with a pair of away victories versus Burns/Crane on Friday, April 5. The final results for the double header conte…

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The integrated Wallowa Valley/Elgin baseball team swept in an away doubleheader against a united Burns/Crane crew on Friday, April 5. Coach JR Collier said the game was won by stellar pitching…

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While the Wallowa Valley/Elgin boys baseball team may not be called the Eagles these days, the combined Joseph, Enterprise, Wallowa and Elgin squad out of Special District 5 is certainly flyin…

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Hostile weather is doing its best to dampen the spirits of spring athletes, but Enterprise High School track and field coach, Dan Moody, is doing his best to raise some sunshine among his troops.

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After missing their first three games due to inclement weather, the Wallowa Valley boys baseball team celebrated their opener with twin victories over the Baker High School JV squad. The doubl…

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The snow still lies thick on the infield, but Joseph track and field coach John Roberts has already cleared off the quarter mile oval, which looks dark and even warm in the March sun.

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The Wallowa Valley Cubs had a successful 3-2 start to their season despite never having set foot outside in practice. The Cubs opened their season with five games in a week starting with a 13-…

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After high school basketball season and its playoffs recede into happy memories, it’s time for the next generation of players to take the floor. In Wallowa County, kids in grades 5 and 6 hit t…

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Anyone watching the Joseph Charter School girls basketball team is familiar with the distinctive play of Sabrina Albee, no. 21. Albee’s presence is unavoidable, sinking shot after shot to help…

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Three Enterprise Junior High School wrestlers who persevered in district wrestling in Boardman returned from the state championships in Woodburn with the knowledge they can wrestle with anyone…

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Want to have some fun with your dog while learning and teaching new skills? Enterprise resident Lola Johnson is offering a 6-week course in Canine Scent Work, beginning March 16. Johnson start…

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As if Joseph Charter School athletes don’t have enough to be proud of their winter sports accomplishments, they now have another feather to install in their cap: