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ENTERPRISE — One good thing has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic — it brought out more participants to this year’s Junior Rodeo at the Wallowa County Fair in Enterprise.

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ENTERPRISE — The deadline to sign up for this year’s Wallowa Valley Youth Soccer season is drawing near, as the last day is Friday, July 31. No late registrations will be accepted, according t…

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ENTERPRISE — The Wallowa Valley 16- to 18-year-old baseball team bounced back in the nightcap of a doubleheader with Baker City to post a 9-8 win Friday, July 24. The Brewers won the opener 8-4.

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WALLOWA COUNTY — As COVID-19 surges in parts of Oregon, its victims include the fall high school sports season. On July 22, the Oregon School Activities Association made a decision to prohibit…

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JOSEPH — Ranch-hands and ropers galore gathered for Mel Coleman's annual round-robin rodeo and team roping on Saturday, July 18.

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ENTERPRISE — The Eagle Cap Shooters Association will hosts the NRL-22 .22 Precision Rifle Match from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Eagle Cap Shooters Range, according to a press release.

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A Tri-Cities batter swings and misses at a pitch from Wallowa Valley's Blade Suto  at the Wallowa Valley Team 2 double header at Jensen field Sunday July 19.

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ENTERPRISE — Eight AR-15 enthusiasts participated in this year’s AR-15 Target Shoot at the Eagle Cap Shooters Association range on Ant Flat Road on Saturday, July 18.

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ENTERPRISE — On a perfect weekend for golf, 32 players participated in the annual Elks Golf Tournament at the Alpine Meadows Golf Course July 18-19 in Enterprise.

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ENTERPRISE — About 60 entrants are expected to take part in a junior rodeo July 31 and Aug. 1 to be held for the first time in more than a decade in conjunction with the Wallowa County Fair, o…

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ENTERPRISE — Registration is now open for the annual UK Soccer Camp that precedes the Wallowa Valley Soccer Association’s regular season, according to Jeff Yanke, president of the association.

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ENTERPRISE — There was no gold-plated shovel, as is common at formal groundbreakings, but an impressive track hoe did the trick Wednesday, July 8, as some of the organizers of a new, 8,000-squ…

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ENTERPRISE — The seventh-annual Triple Six Golf Tournament was held at Alpine Meadows Golf Course on Saturday, June 27, under blue skies with some wind to add a little challenge.

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Swade Shetler, 7, of Joseph holds up a 16-1/2 inch trout along with a smaller one that he caught all by himself just outside the designated swimming area at the county park at the foot of Wall…

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JOSEPH — It may have been a dismal year for most spring high school sports, but Wallowa County still had one athlete in the finals.

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There’s just something about the sight and sound of an outdoor water fountain . . . could be its motion, its mesmerizing ripples, or the calmness and tranquility its flow permeates. Whatever i…

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Youths hoping this year’s soccer season will go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic have reason for optimism, as the Wallowa Valley Youth Soccer Association has been taking registrations since…

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CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Oregon and Washington fishery managers recently announced seasons and regulations for 2020 summer and fall Columbia River fisheries.

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Memory lapses? We all have them. For sure golfers do. In re-reading Ellen Morris Bishop’s golf course write up in the Chieftain a few weeks ago giving a brief history and description of the go…

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Today, Alpine Meadows Golf Course looks like America’s best kept front yard, but it didn’t get that way overnight.

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JOSEPH — Joseph Charter School co-Valedictorian and 3,000m record-holder Ellyse Tingelstad will head to Caldwell, Idaho to attend the College of Idaho in the fall. There she’ll work towards a …

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With no students on campus, the post-fire rejuvenation of Joseph Charter School’s gym — and other smoke and water-damaged portions of the school, is moving right along.

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Good day Wallowa County golfers. It’s that time of year again. Time to load up those clubs, not to forget a supply of golf balls, a glove and those wonderful Martini tees, and head out to Alpi…

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Basketball has been a passion for Enterprise High School senior Devin Greer since he was 4 years old. Now, after serving as a go-to shooter for his high school team, Greer will be playing at t…

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For most fans of high school sports in Wallowa County, the name Hadley Miller is synonymous with basketball excellence. The Joseph Charter School senior earned a slot on the 2019-20 1A Old Ore…

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Strawberries are among the plants recommended by both Wallowa county Nursery and Alder Slope Nursery, as a good bet for Wallowa county gardens. Strawberries are a no brainer …

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COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Across the U.S., gardening is booming as people anxious about food shortages are eager to grow their own vegetables during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Because of the coronavirus, the Oregon School Activities Association has suspended sports, including practice, until March 31 when they will revisit the subject.

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Donkey basketball at Wallowa the evening of Wednesday, March 11, provided a truly fun event and fundraiser for the junior-senior trip, in which boys and girls teams participated aboard tame, d…

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Two members of the Enterprise Junior High School came back from the district tournament in Boardman with a ticket to the state championship tournament. The district event took place over the w…

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See the boy. He is 12 and stands in shock in his home. He lives in a house of constant turmoil. His mother and stepfather are deeply addicted to drugs and alcohol. Chaos and violence are the w…

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